Special events calendar

2019:

  • 3 August Selby Town Council Beer Festival
  • 10 August Celebration of those Married at Selby Abbey – service and display of photos at Selby Abbey
  • 15 August Community Tea Party at Selby Abbey
  • 19-24 August Selby 950 History Festival at Selby Library
  • 24 - 26 August Sherburn-in-Elmet Craft and Food Festival 
  • 25 August Selby 950 Brass Band Concert & Children’s Entertainer in Selby Park
  • 30 August - 1 Sept  Field of Dreams VW Show 
  • 1 September Selby Three Swans Sportive
  • 6 September Selby 950 Selby Abbey  Classical Concert with Manchester Camerata, pianist Benjamin Frith and the Abbey Organ
  • 14 September Jake Walsh - the Yorkshire Tenor - an emotional journey, Selby Abbey
  • 15 September 950 Festival Service and ‘5950’ Celebration Bell Peal at Selby
  • 21 September  Para-cycling road races with a rolling start in Tadcaster (also visiting North Duffield, Riccall, Cawood, Ulleskelf)
  • 28 September Selby 950 Celebration Feast by Abbot's Staith Heritage Trust at the Selby Abbey
  • 29 September UCI Road World Championship road races (visiting Kellington, Monk Fryston, Sherburn in Elmet and Tadcaster)
  • 6 October Yorkshire Agricultural Society Harvest festival at Selby Abbey
  • 17 October Selby 950 950 Years of Selby Abbey Illustrated talk - a celebration of the Abbey with Selby Civic Society in Portholme Church
  • 22 October Selby 950 7.30pm Selby Globe Cinema screening double screening of local films  footage from the 900th Selby Abbey anniversary events in 1969
  • 24 October Selby 950 10.30am Selby Globe Cinema screening double screening of local films featuring footage from the 900th Selby Abbey anniversary events in 1969
  • 24 October Selby 950 Access our Archives Evening at Selby Library
  •  28 October Selby 950 The Unknown theatre performance in grounds of Selby Abbey 10am, 12 noon, 2.45pm 
  • 29 October Selby 950 The Unknown theatre performance in grounds of Selby Abbey 10am, 12 noon, 2.45pm
  • 30 October Selby 950 The Unknown theatre performance in grounds of Selby Abbey 10am, 12 noon, 2.45pm
  • 2 November Selby Town Council Bonfire & Fireworks
  •  7 November Ye Fraternitie of Olde Selebians host a 1069 talk by local historian David Lewis at Selby Bowling Club, followed by supper
  • 8 November Selby Town Council Remembrance Service
  • 14 November Selby 950 Selby Treasures event bring your artefacts Sainsburys 9.30-11am
  • 15 November Selby 950 Selby Treasures event bring your artefacts Wetherells upstairs 11am-1pm
  • 15 November Selby 950 Selby Treasures event bring your artefacts Summit Indoor Adventure 2.30pm-4.30
  • 21 November Selby 950 1969 That was the year that was - talk & film by Michael Dyson, Selby Civic Society 
  • 22-24 November Selby 950 Pilgrim Selby Abbey 950 Illuminations
  • 22 November Dransfield Christmas lights switch on Market Cross shopping
  • 23 November  Selby 950 Selby Treasures event bring your artefacts Selby Library 10am-12 noon
  • 27-30 November Strictly Come Panto, Riley Smith Hall, Tadcaster
  • 30 November Selby Town Council Christmas Market and lights switch on
  • 30 November Selby Abbey Christmas Fair 10am
  • 1 December Tadcaster Christmas Market, free entry 9.30am to 3.30pm. Outdoor market, food and drinks. Live music with Minster FM, James Brown Music and the Barn Trio. Also music, gift stalls, cafe and bar at the Riley Smith Hall (10-3), school choir and Christingle service at St Mary's Church (3pm), Tadcaster Methodist Church refreshments and nativity photo opportunity (10-3.30). Boy's Sunday School indoor stalls and refreshments (10-3). The Barn indoor stalls and refreshments (10-2). Santa's Grotto on Westgate.
  • 1 December Selby Abbey Christingle Service 4pm, readings and music for advent 6.30pm
  • 2 December Celebration of Brayton Barff and local woodlands, by the Friends of Brayton Barff. St Wilfrids Parish Community Hall, Brayton, 7-9pm. All welcome.
  • 3 December Selby Abbey Piano meditations for advent 12 noon
  • 6 December Christian Aid Big Sing Christmas Concert Selby Abbey 6.30pm
  • 7 December Market Cross, Selby Snow Globe 9am to 3pm
  • 8 December Light up a Life service with St Leonard's Hospice, at Selby Abbey 4pm
  • 11 December Radio York Christmas Carol Service at Selby Abbey 7pm
  • 14 December Fairburn Singers at Selby Abbey 7.30pm
  • 20 December Brass at Christmas Concert at Selby Abbey
  • 21 December Tour Abbot's Staith and meet the earliest Father Christmas 11am-1pm
  • 21 December Market Cross, Selby brass band 11.30-1.30
  • 22 December 2pm Jingle Bell Bop, Riley Smith Hall
  • 22 December Selby Abbey Service of Nine Lessons and carols 6.30pm
  • 24 December Children's crib service 4pm Selby Abbey, Midnight Mass 11pm Selby Abbey
  • 25 December Holy Communion Selby Abbey 8am, Sung Eucharist Selby Abbey 10am

 

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