103 Westgate, Pickering 
North Yorkshire YO18 8BB 
 
Tel: 01751 472573 
 
 

Pickering 

Bustling Market town with something for everyone 

Pickering is a bustling market town that is home to a wide variety of mainly independently-owned shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants, and home to the famous North York Moors Steam Railway. 
 
Relax in a café reading the papers over a cappuccino, explore the eclectic mix of boutiques and shops, visit Pickering Castle or St Peter & St Paul Church (home of the world famous 15th Century wall paintings) or discover the areas rich history at the Beck Isle Museum. Whatever you choose, you’ll be spoilt for choice! 
 
In addition to all the area has to offer there are always many events going on around Pickering, the list below highlights some of best of them: 
MAJOR EVENTS IN AND AROUND PICKERING AND NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS 2017 
March 
• 25, 26, 28 – 30 Royal Scot, North Yorkshire Moors Railway 
• 18 WWII Living History Weekend - NWW2A, Eden Camp, Malton 
• 25 – 26 Mother’s day treat, Nunnington Hall 
April 
• 1 – 2 Royal Scot, North Yorkshire Moors Railway 
• 8 – 9 Sci-Fi Scarborough, Scarborough Spa 
• 14 – 17 Easter Egg Hunt, Sutton Bank National Park Centre 
• 14 – 17 Easter Egg Hunt, The Moors National Park Centre 
• 14 – 17 Easter Family Fun, Castle Howard 
• 14 – 15 Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, Robin Hood's Bay 
• 14 – 17 Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, Ravenscar 
• 14 – 23 Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, Rievaulx Terrace 
• 14 – 23 Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, Nunnington Hall 
• 15 Easter Market, Scampston Hall 
• 16 – 17 Easter Scarecrows, Nunnington Hall 
• 21 – 23 Whitby Spring Goth Weekend, Whitby 
• 26 – 1 May Scarborough Book Festival 
• 28 – 30 Tour de Yorkshire, (Bridlington to Scarborough via North York Moors 28 April) 
• 29 Escape Lines Memorial Society Reunion & Service, Eden Camp, Malton 
• 30 – 1 May British Falconry & Raptor Fair, National Centre for Birds of Prey 
May 
• 1 Nunnington Dragon, Nunnington Hall 
• 13 – 9 July, British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition, Nunnington Hall 
• 19 – 20 Grosmont Co-operative Society 150th anniversary celebrations, Grosmont 
• 20 – 21 Behind the Scenes Family Weekend, North Yorkshire Moors Railway 
• 20 – 21 Pickering Game & Country Fair, Scampston Hall 
• 26 – 26 June Absolutely Buzzing, Inspired by… gallery 
• 26 – 29 The Great North Folk Festival, May Folk Weekend, Botton: Folk festival, concerts, workshops and special events 
• 27 Beck Isle Museum 50th anniversary 
• 27 – 28 Malton Food Lovers Festival, 150 food stalls and street food, cookery theatre, Festival Bar, live music and more 
• 27 – 29 WalkFest!, Across the North York Moors National Park 
• 28 – 29 Nature @ Nunnington, Nunnington Hall 
June 
• 3 – 4, 10 – 11 North Yorkshire Open Studios, Artists open up their studios across North Yorkshire 
• 4 Spring Plant Fair, Scampston Walled Garden 
• 9 – 11 Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend, a free weekend of relaxed music sessions and singarounds 
• 9 – 11 Whitby 60’s, Whitby Pavilion, a full weekend of sixties music, with some of its biggest names 
• 11 – 17 Scalby Fair, Nr Scarborough: one of the few remaining village street fairs in north England (Fair Day is 17 June) 
• 23 – 25 Forest Live, Dalby Forest, Music gigs featuring top artists in the forest, including Rick Astley 
• 24 – 25 Rosedale Walking Festival 
• 29 – 2 July Castle Howard in Bloom, Castle Howard 
• 29 – 25 July Moor Stories, Inspired by… gallery 
• 30 – 3 July Jazz & Blues Festival, Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens 
July 
• 1 – 2 Duncombe Park Steam Rally, Helmsley 
• 7 – 9 Staxtonbury Music Festival, Manor Farm, Staxton, family friendly festival 
• 14 – 16 Whitby Sea Festival 
• 14 – 30 Ryedale Festival: Concerts and arts events in spectacular and historic venues 
• 21 – 23 SeaFest Maritime Festival, Scarborough 
• 22 – 23 60s Fest, North Yorkshire Moors Railway 
• 22 – 23 Artisan Art Fair @ParkFest, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby 
• 22 Danby Live! Featuring Buffalo Skinners and guests @ParkFest, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby 
• 23 Family Fun Day @ParkFest, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby 
• 23 – 29 Ryedale Jazz Festival, Pickering 
• 25 Little Boots Tuesdays, Sutton Bank National Park Centre 
• 29 – 4 September Art to Go, Inspired by… gallery 
• 29 – 30 Whitby Lifeboat Station Flag Weekend 
• 29 – 30 Great British Food Festival, Castle Howard 
• 30 MoorFest, Sutton Bank National Park Centre 
• 30 Tractor and Engine Day, Ryedale Folk Museum 
August 
• 1, 8, 15 and 22 Little Boots Tuesdays, Sutton Bank National Park Centre 
• 4 – 6 Whitby Steam Rally, Hawsker 
• 6, 13 and 20 Sutton Bank Sundays, Sutton Bank National Park Centre 
• 10 – 2 September Larkin with Women, Esk Valley Theatre, Glaisdale,near Whitby 
• 11 – 13 Saltburn Folk Festival, Saltburn 
• 12 – 13 Countryside Crafts Weekend, Ryedale Folk Museum 
• 12 – 13 Filey Food Festival, Filey 
• 13 – 26 North York Moors Chamber Music Festival: "Arcadia". Renowned classical musicians from around the world gather in some of the North York Moors' most remote and beautiful historical buildings 
• 18 – 20 Staithes RNLI Lifeboat Weekend 
• 19 – 21 Whitby Regatta, watch yacht and rowing races, Navy displays, fireworks and more set around this ancient port 
• 19 – 25 Whitby Folk Week, traditional music and dance with workshops and street entertainment 
 
October 
• 13 – 15 Railway in Wartime, North Yorkshire Moors Railway: turn the clock back to 1940s for this popular event with street parades, vehicle displays and re-enactments along the line. Special events at Pickering Castle and Beck Isle Museum too. 
• 15 MoorsRun North York Moors National Park in partnership with Hardmoors Race Series present the Turnpike Trot 10k And The Rabbit Run 5k 
• 19 – 14 November Moorsview, Inspired by… gallery 
• 20 – 22 Musicport Festival, Whitby Pavilion: the UK's biggest indoor world music festival 
• 26 - 29 Halloween Trains, North Yorkshire Moors Railway 
• 28 – 29 Hallowe'en Trail, Old Coastguard Station, Robin Hood's Bay 
• 28 – 29 Michaelmas Fair, Burton Agnes Hall and Gardens 
• Dates tbc Bram Stoker International Film Festival, Whitby Pavilion 
• Dates tbc Whitby Goth Weekend, Whitby 
• Dates tbc Halloween – Fear in the Forest, Dalby Forest: a spooky walk through the woods 
November 
• 3 Chamber Music Concert Jamie Walton, Musical Director for the North York Moors Chamber Music Festival, presents an exhibition concert, Inspired by... gallery, Danby 
• 14 – 30 Christmas Opening, Burton Agnes Hall 
• 16 – 18 NSPCC Christmas Fair, Duncombe Park, Helmsley 
• 17 – 21 January 2018 WinterArt, Inspired by... gallery, Danby 
• 18 – 19 Christmas Craft Fair, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby 
• 18 – 30 Castle Howard at Christmas: experience this magnificent house decked out and lit by candle html and firelight 
• Dates tbc 1920's Christmas Experience at Nunnington Hall 
December 
• 1 Yuletide Museum at Night, Ryedale Folk Museum 
• 1 – 23 Castle Howard at Christmas: experience this magnificent house decked out and lit by candle html and firelight 
• 1 – 23 Christmas Opening, Burton Agnes Hall 
• 2 – 3 A Victorian Christmas, Ryedale Folk Museum 
• 2 – 3, 9 – 10, 16 – 17, 19 – 20 Santa Specials, North Yorkshire Moors Railway 
• Date tbc Christmas Lights, Thornton le Dale 
• Dates tbc Christmas at Dalby Forest 
• Dates tbc Robin Hood's Bay 24th Victorian Weekend, Robin Hood's Bay 
• Dates tbc 1920's Christmas Experience at Nunnington Hall 
 
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Peartree House B&B, 103 Westgate 
Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 8BB 
Tel: 01751 472573 
 
 
Peartree House B&B, 103 Westgate 
Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 8BB 
Tel: 01751 472573 
 
 
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