Hambleton Brewery Open Day: A Day of Great Beer, Food and Music

Hambleton Brewery's Open Day on Saturday 4th May, is set to be a fun-filled day of great beer, food, and music. Guests can sample a wide variety of beers, including the brewery's famous Stallion Amber, Nightmare Porter, and Stud Blonde, at the craft keg and cask bar, enjoy a refreshing cocktail from the Little Gin Palace, and a glass of cool cider from Masham Cider press. Delicious street food will be available for purchase, and there will be games for kids to enjoy throughout the day.

In addition to the tasty refreshments, visitors can take free tours of the brewery from 12 pm to 5 pm to learn about the brewing process, the history of the brewery, and the unique character and heritage of North Yorkshire.

To cap off the day, local band The Bootleggers will be playing live music from 5 pm onwards. Admission to the event is free, making it the perfect day out for the whole family. Come and raise a glass to great beer, food, and music at Hambleton Brewery's Open Day!

Festive Coffee Morning

An invite to our local senior citizens to come and enjoy a festive morning including tea, mince pies and performances from our drama and music departments.

Saint Michael's Hospice: Carols at Rudding Park

A firm favourite in the hospice calendar for many years now, this event is only made possible through the generosity of the Mackaness family.

We will enjoy a cosy carol service in Rudding’s chapel, led by Reverend Matthew Evans from Christ Church, Harrogate, with John Longstaff and the choir of St Peter’s Church providing the music. We are also delighted to welcome special guests, Hospice Ambassador, Countess Charlotte Peel DL and Hospice Trustee, Dr Nick Palmerley, who will deliver our Christmas readings this year.

After the concert, we will move through to the Radcliffe Room for a delicious three course festive dinner, with Your Harrogate’s Nick Hancock as MC for the evening. There will be a chance to meet the other guests, take part in the raffle, Tree of Life and auction and raise a glass to the continued work of the hospice.

Lunch with guest speaker Rosemary Shrager

Our lunchtime speaker Rosemary Shrager is a renowned British chef, television personality, and culinary educator. With a career spanning over four decades, she has established herself as a prominent figure in the culinary world. Rosemary has made numerous appearances on popular cooking shows, as well as featuring in “Ladette to Lady” and “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!” Her passion for cooking and her charismatic personality have earned her a devoted following.

Alongside her television appearances, Rosemary has authored several successful cookbooks and is highly regarded as a culinary educator, running her own cooking school. With her infectious enthusiasm and extensive knowledge, Rosemary Shrager continues to inspire and delight food enthusiasts worldwide. She has recently started writing crime novels, with her latest, The Proof In The Pudding, an irresistible slice of cosy crime.