What’s On Guide
What’s On At Grassington Dickensian Festival 2019
There will be a full Christmas Market with Victorian entertainment on Saturday 30th November, Sunday 1st December, Saturday 7th December and Sunday 8th December.
The Entertainment schedule for 2019 will be released in the coming months. Below is a sample of the Entertainment programme from 2018, so you can get a flavour of our fabulous Christmas Festival.
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Saturday 1st December 2018
11.00 Town Crier officially opens the Festival
11.10-11.40 Skipton Brass Band
11.40-12.10 Baccappella – carol singing
12.10-12.45 Penny Plain Theatre Company – Mummers’ Play and Jiggery
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
13.00-14.00 Ermysted’s School Brass Group
14.30-15.00 Threshfield School Choir
14.45-15.30 Leeds Morris Men – Morris dancing outside the Foresters Arms
15.00-15.30 Juggling Jim – organ grinder/walkabout juggling
15.30 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 Boombike Bourree – folk music
12.30-13.00 Leeds Morris Men – Morris dancing
13.00-13.30 Punch & Judy
13.30-14.00 Baccappella – carol singing
14.00-14.30 Juggling Jim – organ grinder/walkabout juggling
14.30-15.00 Penny Plain Theatre Company – Mummers’ play and jiggery
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
AROUND THE VILLAGE
Local fayre, quaint shops, cosy pubs and cafes, Dickens characters, street performers, shoe shine boys, Traditional Christmas Market, Santa’s Grotto, braziers, buskers and chestnut sellers. Refreshments are available in Church House and the Town Hall, which also hosts an indoor Christmas Craft Market.
20.00 Grassington Town Hall – 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 7th December, come up to see the show at The Gamekeeper’s Inn, Long Ashes Park, Threshfield. BD23 5PN.