What’s On Guide

What’s On At Grassington Dickensian Festival 2021

There will be a full Christmas Market with Victorian entertainment on Saturday 4th December, Sunday 5th December, Saturday 11th December and Sunday 12th December 2021.

A sample of entertainment from 2019 can be found below.

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Saturday 30th November 2019

MAIN SQUARE

All Day               Victorian Re-enactments by the Extraordinary Victorians

11.00                 Town Crier officially opens the Festival

11.10-11.40       Skipton Brass Band

11.40-12.10       Marmark Productions – The Maniax & Mr Scrooge’s Christmas Carriage 

12.10-12.45       Skipton Brass Band

12.30-13.00       Alexander Wells – magician – outside Church House 

12.45-13.00      Town Crier – Heralding the day’s events

13.00                 Santa’s procession – leaving the Main Square for Santa’s Secret Workshop

13.00-13.30      Threshfield School Choir

13.30-14.00       Penny Plain Theatre Company – mummers’ play and jiggery

14.00-14.30      Ermysted’s School Brass Group

14.30-15.00      Marmark Productions – The Maniax & Mr Scrooge’s Christmas Carriage

15.00 – 15.30    Same Difference Arts – Victorian character singers

15.30 – 16.00    Ermysted’s School Brass Group

16.00                Lantern procession leaving the Main Square for a round-up of the village ending with community carol singing by the Bandstand led by Ermysted’s School Brass Group

 

TOP SQUARE – Entertainment and Food/Gift Stalls

All day         Barrel Organ

11.30-12.00 Punch & Judy

12.00-12.30 Penny Plain Theatre Company – mummers’ play and jiggery

12.30-13.00 Same Difference Arts – Victorian character singers

13.00-13.30 Punch & Judy

13.30-14.00 Alexander Wells – magician

14.00-14.30 Same Difference Arts – Victorian character singers

14.30-15.00 Alexander Wells – magician

METHODIST CHURCH – Chapel Street

14.15-15.15 Grassington Handbell Ringers

CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH – Garrs Lane

All day – Tea, Coffee, Hot Soup and Cakes, along with Entertainment and Carols

CHURCH HOUSE – Main Street

All day – Refreshments available

AROUND THE VILLAGE

Local fayre, quaint shops, cosy pubs and cafes, Dickens characters, street performers, shoe shine boys, Traditional Christmas Market(with refreshments) at the Town Hall, Santa’s Grotto, braziers, buskers and chesnut sellers.

20.00  Upper Wharfedale School, Threshfied – Grassington Players’ Dickensian Christmas Show.  An evening of fun and laughter in their usual rural style. Bar open from 19.30.  Tickets £7.50 each, available from Grassington Hub – 01756 752222 or online from www.grassingtonplayers.co.uk

If you are here on Friday 29th November, come and see the show at The Gamekeeper’s Inn, Threshfield or on Friday 6th December, come and see the show at Grassington Town Hall

Grassington Dickensian Punch and Judy Show
Grassington Dickensian Christmas Torches
Grassington Players

Grassington Dickensian Festival

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