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 April
Harrogate International Youth Music Festival, Harrogate
Charity Spring Ball, Pavilions of Harrogate, Harrogate
Gang Show, Royal Hall, Harrogate
York Open Studios, Various venues , York
Easter Treasure Hunt, Darley Mill , Harrogate
Toy Collectors Fair, Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate
Scarborough Book Festival, Scarborough Library and Information Centre, Scarborough
Harrogate Spring Flower Show, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate
Family Quiz Trails, RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate
Battle of Towton Anniversary, Towton Hall, Towton
Richmond Chic Vintique Fair, Town Hall, Richmond
Beer and Music Festival, Harefield Hall, Harrogate
Harrogate International Sunday Series, The Swan Hotel, Harrogate
Easter Fun Day, Newby Hall, Ripon
Good Friday Service, Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon