Events in North Yorkshire
World Ploughing Contest
This unique event is two in one - the British National Ploughing Championships and World Ploughing Contest - and visitors will be travelling from all over the world to see it.
It’s not just ploughing though! It offers a rare glimpse of how farming has changed over the past 300 years – 40 magnificent heavy horses showing their skills; many styles of vintage tractors and equipment and a display of “A Century of Agriculture”; more than 30 giant steam ploughing engines and related equipment with the theme of “A Celebration of Steam” and displays of the most up-to-date machinery. Trade stands, crafts and shopping make a great family day out.
There are plenty of food outlets, free parking, admission is £10-£12 per adult or £5-£6 per child over 11. Under 11s are free.For more information, telephone 01302 852469 see www.ploughmen.co.uk or find SocietyofPloughmen on Facebook or ploughmen_ltd on Twitter.
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More Events in North Yorkshire in October
Northern Soul Weekender, Spa Complex, Scarborough
SightSonic Digital Arts Festival, , York
Haunted Halloween Week, Ripley Castle, Harrogate
MUSICPORT, Whitby Pavilion Complex, Whitby
Halloween Family Quiz Trails, RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate
Richmond Chic Vintique Fair, Town Hall, Richmond
Winter Warmer Autumnal Craft Fair, Danby
Holiday Fun, Fountains Abbey, Nr. Ripon
Ghost Festival, , York
Captain Cook Festival, Whitby
Settle Storytelling Festival, Settle
EEIBA Yorkshire Ridings Power Ball, Pavilions of Harrogate, Harrogate
Harrogate History Festival, Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate
Richmond Artisan Food Fayres, Town Hall, Trinity Square and the Market Place area, Richmond
Antique Vintage Fair, Auction Mart Blakey Lane , Thirsk