The oldest horse race in England – The Kiplingcotes Derby

The oldest horse race in England – The Kiplingcotes Derby

We have a saying in Yorkshire: “There’s nowt so queer as folk” and one of our more eccentric traditions certainly bears this out.Yorkshire is well-known for its love of horse racing – we have nine fantastic courses dedicated to the Sport of Kings – but the...
Brilliant Events in Yorkshire in 2019

Brilliant Events in Yorkshire in 2019

Eclectic is what we do best in Yorkshire. If you’re visiting in 2019, check out one of these fabulous festivals in 2019 – we’ve got everything from ceramics to cycling, gaming to gourmet, not to mention the galloping equestrian dynamo, Lorenzo! 6th...
George Hudson – York’s Railway King

George Hudson – York’s Railway King

George Hudson – York’s Railway King Do you ever look at the map and wonder why the main London to Newcastle and then Edinburgh rail line goes significantly east to pass through York? George Hudson was the charismatic self – made businessman who had...
Stokesley Show

Stokesley Show

Stokesley Show – Saturday 22nd September 2018 One of the delights of visiting a new area for any of us is experiencing the inherent customs which give a place or an area its character. Like many other counties, Yorkshire has a proud tradition of holding popular...