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5 things to do in Yorkshire this weekend

PUBLISHED: 10:07 18 September 2017 | UPDATED: 10:07 18 September 2017

Spend the weekend in Yorkshire

Spend the weekend in Yorkshire

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Some inspiration for your weekend entertainment

September 18th - 23rd

Jane Eyre

This innovative re-imagining of Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece is a collaboration between the National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic and is directed by Sally Cookson.

Hull New Theatre, 01482 300 306

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September 22nd – October 1st

York Food and Drink Festival

York Food and Drink Festival organisers have announced an ambitious expansion for this year’s 10-day event including markets and street food events running from Parliament Street, its traditional home, through redeveloped Shambles Market and along Foodie Fossgate, incorporating the new York Spark complex behind Walmgate.

Various venues, York www.yorkfoodfestival.com

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September 23rd – October 1st

Richmond Walking & Book Festival

This festival dedicated to walking and reading (tip: don’t do both at the same time) is now in its 13th year. Author Val McDermid pops up at one point for an evening at the town’s beautiful Georgian Theatre Royal while Joanne Harris appears at Richmond School, as does Jo Baker. She’s the author of Longbourn, a bestseller which reframed the events of Pride and Prejudice, and which is set to be made into a film.

Various venues 01748 824243 booksandboots.org

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September 23rd & 24th

The Cheese Festival

A new weekend festival with numerous producers and connoisseurs from across the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Nidderdale Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering product tastings as well as staging cookery, cheese-making, grading and drink-pairing demonstrations. The festival will also stage several guided walking and cycling tours exploring the countryside, tracing the importance of the monks’ contribution and the evolution of cheese-making and dairying across the region, tasting local specialities as they go.

Wensleydale Creamery, Hawes 01969 667664 wensleydale.co.uk

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September 1st - October 31st

Autumn Sculpture Trail - The Wildlife of Harlow Carr

Follow a sculpture trail around the garden and discover a selection of beautiful handmade sculptures all made by Yorkshire artists

Harlow Carr, Harrogate 01423 565418

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