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 September
Matombo Zimbabwean Sculpture Experience, Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon
Ripon International Festival, Ripon
Heritage Open Days, Various locations
York Festival of Food and Drink, , York
Country Food & Craft Show, Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon
Scarborough Jazz Festival, Spa Complex, Scarborough
Nidderdale Show, Bewerley Park, Pateley Bridge
Masham Sheep Fair, Market Square, Masham
Whitby Pirate Day, Whitby
Acoustic Gathering, Scarborough
York Food & Drink Festival, Various locations, York
Battle of Britain Service, Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington
Allied Services Day, Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington
Great Northern Needlecraft Show, Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate
Harrogate Ladies' College Equestrian Team Challenge, Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate
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