19–20 February Oxenhope – Keighley & Worth Valley Railway. Get up close with an animatronic T-Rex and Raptor in the Exhibition Shed. There will be cute baby dinosaurs for those not quite brave enough to meet the bigger boys, and live reptiles waiting to meet you too. Details, timings and ticket prices on the website. www.kwvr.co.uk/jurassic-specials


To November York. Minster. Threshold. Offers an experience of worship that is multi-sensory and contemplative in style and creative in its approach. 01904 557200. www.yorkminster.org

To April York. National Railway Museum. Brass Steel and Fire. See the original Stephenson’s Rocket and journey through a great age of innovation. 03330 161010. www.railwaymuseum.org.uk

To March 26 Richmond. The Green Howards Museum. Hostile Environment: The British in Russia. Exhibition. 01748 826561. www.greenhowards.org.uk

To 7 March. Leeds. The Craft Centre and Design Gallery. Handmade with Love. Exhibition of hand-made jewellery. www.craftcentreleeds.co.uk

To 1 March Wakefield. National Coal Mining Museum. Bradford Pit Exhibition. Black and white prints of former miners. 01924 848806. www.ncm.org.uk

To 1 March Golcar, Huddersfield. Colne Valley Museum. Exhibition of Victorian linen and garments. 1pm–4pm. www.colnevalleymuseum.org.uk

1 Leeds. Kirkgate Market. The Yorkshire Pudding Festival. Traders, food stalls, entertainment, bar. Free entry. 10am–4pm. theyorkshirepuddingfestival.co.uk

1 Ripon. Cathedral. Candlemas. See over 7,000 lit candles. 7pm. 01765 603462. www.riponcathedral.org.uk

1 Leeds. Granary Wharf. Wharfest. Acoustic sets, live bands and DJs on the waterfront. www.leeds-list.com

2 Ilkley. Clarke Foley Centre. Antiques Vintage and Collectables Fair. 10am-3pm. 01943 607016. www.clarkefoley.org.uk

2 Settle. Victoria Hall. La Boheme – Live from the Royal Opera House. 2pm. www.settlevictoriahall.org.uk

3 Saltaire. Victoria Hall. Ballroom and Latin American Dancing. 6.45pm. www.victoriahallsaltaire.co.uk

3 Keighley. Local Studies Library. Airedale & Wharfedale Family History Society talk – Unusual Scottish Records. 7.30pm. Also talk on 6th at Salem Church Hall. www.awfhs.org.uk

3 & 17 Pocklington. Arts Centre. Singing with Dementia. 1pm–3pm. 01759 301547. www.pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk

5 York. Auction Centre. Yorkshire Agricultural Machinery Show. www.yams.uk.com

5–9 Bradford. Science & Media Museum. Yorkshire Games Festival. Celebrating games culture, design and production, with special guests, workshops, master classes . 01274 202030. www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk

6–7 Leeds. Town Hall. Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Gripping action and adventure films. www.banff-uk.com

6–8 Harrogate. Theatre. Fame the Musical. 01423 502116. www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

7–8 Ilkley. King’s Hall. Beer Festival. www.ilkleybeerfestival.org.uk

7 to 1 March Driffield. Burton Agnes Hall and Gardens. Snowdrop Spectacular. 11am–4pm. 01262 490324. www.burtonagnes.com

7 to 31 May Wakefield. The Hepworth Wakefield. Bill Brandt and Henry Moore Exhibition. Explores the works of these two great artists of the 20th century. 01924 247360. www.hepworthwakefield.org

8 York. Barbican. YorNight. Discover the wonders of space inside an inflatable planetarium. Free activities for all the family. 2pm-6pm. 0203 356 5441. www.yorkbarbican.co.uk

8 Harrogate. Royal Hall. Chinese New Year spectacular line-up of acrobatics, music and dance. 01423 502116. www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

8 Barnsley. Astoria Theatre Organ Heritage Centre. Simon Gledhill plays Yorkshire’s largest theatre pipe organ. 2.30pm. www.cinema-organs.org.uk

8–9 Kirk Bramwith, Doncaster. St Mary’s Church. Snowdrop Festival. 10am–3pm. 01302846128.

8–9 Whitby. Pavilion. Steampunk Weekend. www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com

8–9 Doncaster. Racecourse. The Festival of British Railway Modelling. 10am–4.30pm. www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Events

13 Halifax. Square Chapel. The Tempest and Christopher Biggins Q&A. 01422 349422. www.squarechapel.co.uk

14 Settle. The Joinery. Meet Mike Harding who will be reading from his latest book Cosmos Mariner. 7pm. Tickets £10 including £5 off the cost of the book. www.mikeharding.co.uk

14 to 1 March. The Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors. Dark Skies Festival. Astronomical activities celebrating the dark skies. www.yorkshiredales.org.uk; www.northyorkmoors.org.uk

15–23 Harrogate. Yorkshire Event Centre. Indoor Fun Fair. www.eventbrite.co.uk

15 York. Cityscreen Cinema. Record and CD Fair. www.wherecanwego.com

15–23 Leeds. Royal Armouries Museum. Superheroes. Discover the magic behind the movies. 10am-5pm. 0113 2201999. www.royalarmouries.org

15–23 Bempton. RSPB Bempton Cliffs. Wicked Wizardry. Half-term family fun with free activities. 10am–3pm. www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com

16–22 Glusburn. Institute. Robin Hood. Evening and matinee performances. www.ticketsource.co.uk

15–23 Barnsley. Cannon Hall Farm. Lambing Festival. Fun for all the family. 01226 790427. www.cannonhallfarm.co.uk

15–23 York. Jorvik Viking Centre. Viking Festival. Living history encampments, markets, workshops, talks, tours and dramatic combat performances. 01904 615505. www.jorvikvikingfestival.co.uk

15 to 1 March Harrogate. RHS Harlow Carr. Flights of Fancy. Exhibition of modern mosaics. www.visitharrogate.co.uk

17 Bridlington. Spa. Megaslam Wrestling. 01262 678258. www.bridspa.com

17–23 Wakefield. Festival of Food, Drink & Rhubarb. www.experiencewakefield.co.uk

18 Middleham. Key Centre. Recent and Ongoing Archaeological Projects in the Yorkshire Dales National Park – talk by Douglas Mitcham. 2pm. 01969 640436.

19–20 Oxenhope. Keighley & Worth Valley Railway. Jurassic Specials. See the dinosaurs in the Exhibition Shed. Included when you buy a Dino Day Rover ticket. Ranger training is pre-bookable at £3 extra per child. 01535 645214. www.kwvr.co.uk

21 Pontefract. Central Methodist Church. Pontefract & District Archaeological Society talk – The Battle of Towton. 7.15pm. £3. www.pontarc.org.uk

20–22 Saltaire. Victoria Hall. Beer Festival. www.visitbradford.com

21 Hawes. Dales Countryside Museum. Experiences in Music. Talk with distinguished conductor Stan Roocroft MBE. 7.30pm. Free. www.yorkshiredales.org.uk

21–23 Scarborough. Coastival. Arts Festival. www.coastival.com

21–23 Harrogate. Yorkshire Event Centre. Quilt Festival. 01423 544544. www.eventcentre.co.uk

22–23 Harrogate. Pavilions. Rock, Gem and Bead Show. 10am-4pm. 01423 544544. www.pavilionsofharrogate.co.uk

22–23 York. Heworth Church Hall. Model Railway Show. 10am-5pm. www.ukmodelshops.co.uk

25 Halifax. Victoria Theatre. Rock ‘n’ roll legend Joe Brown’s sixtieth Anniversary Tour. 7.30pm. 01422 351158. www.victoriatheatre.co.uk

25–29 Bradford. Alhambra Theatre. Sound of Music. 01274 432000. www.bradford-theatres.co.uk

26 Harrogate. The Royal Hall. Open Day with a guided tour. 11am and 2pm. 01423 500500. www.harrogateconventioncentre.co.uk

27–29 Rotherham. Magna Science Adventure. Real Ale and Music Festival. www.visitmagna.co.uk

27 Hull. Bonus Arena. World famous Harlem Globetrotters bring their spectacular show to the UK. 0844 844 0444. www.bonusarenahull.com

28–29 Holmfirth. Civic Hall. Beer Festival. www.wherecanwego.com

29 Ilkley. Christchurch. Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band. 7.30pm. www.priorbooking.com/e/brass-with-b-and-r-2

29 Masham. Town Hall. Vintage Fair and Traders Market. 9.30am–4pm. www.wherecanwego.com

29 Mytholmroyd. Potato Day. Displays, stalls, children’s activities. www.cvog.org

29 Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale. Tree Planting Day. Join the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust to plant native broadleaf trees and help expand the woodland. Meet 10.30am. Free event. www.ydmt.org


1 Settle Loop. Moderate 10 miles. Meet 8.30am Kingsway Retail Park, Lancaster to share transport (GR: SD481623). www.ramblers.org.uk

1 Ripon and Knaresborough. Moderate 10 miles. Meet 9.30am The Inn, South Stainley (GR: SE303632). www.ramblers.org.uk

2 Barden Moor. Strenuous 7 miles. Meet 10.50am Drebley. www.friendsofdalesbus.org.uk

2 Waldendale Wander. Strenuous 12.5 miles. Meet 8.30am West Witton (GR: NZ167011). www.ramblers.org.uk

4 Grassington. Moderate 8 miles. Meet 10am behind Clitheroe Railway Station (GR: SE002637). www.ramblers.org.uk

4 Vale of York, Askham Bryan. Leisurely 6 miles. Meet 9.30am Nags Head (GR: SE549483). www.yorkramblers.org.uk

6 Newgate Bank, Helmsley. Moderate 9.5 miles. Meet 10am Newgate Bank car park (GR: SE565888). www.northallertonramblers.org.uk

8 Old Cote Moor. 9 miles. Meet 10am North Street car park, Gargrave (GR: SD932543). www.cravenramblers.org.uk

8 Tabular Hills Walk – Scarborough to Dalby Forest. Moderate 11.5 miles. Meet 10am Scalby (GR: TA014903). www.yorkramblers.org.uk

9 New Bridge to Ripley. Moderate 8 miles. Meet first bus stop after Birstwith 1041. www.friendsofdalesbus.org.uk

9 Addingham and the Roman Road. Moderate 10.5 miles. Meet 10am outside Craven Heifer pub (GR: SE07149). www.ramblers.org.uk

13 The Great Northern Trail. Moderate 4.5 miles. Meet 7pm Thornton Church, Thornton Road, Thornton (GR: SE104327). www.ramblers.org.uk

15 Fountains Fell. Strenuous 16 miles. Meet 9am Brootes Lane, Arncliffe (GR: SD930719). www.ramblers.org.uk

15 Dacre Walls. Moderate 6.5 miles. Meet 11am car park, opposite Royal Oak, Dacre Banks (GR: SE196618). www.ramblers.org.uk

16 Gib Scar & Conistone Dib. Moderate 6.5 miles. Meet 10am YDNP car park, Grassington (GR: SE003637). www.cravenramblers.org.uk

16 Buckden Waterfalls and Lead Mines. Strenuous 6 miles. Meet 11.45am Buckden. www.friendsofdalesbus.org.uk

19 From Pateley Bridge. Moderate 10 miles. Meet 10.30am Pateley Bridge long stay car park (GR: SE159655). www.ramblers.org.uk

19 Towards the Turbines. Moderate 4.5 miles. Meet 7pm field next to Causeway Foot Inn car park, Keighley Road, Ogden (GR: SE069309). www.ramblers.org.uk

20 Hole of Horcum Circular. Moderate 9 miles. Meet 10am village of Levisham (GR: SE833905). www.northallertonramblers.org.uk

23 Trollers Gill. Moderate 8.5 miles. Meet 10am Red Lion, Burnsall (GR: 032611). www.cravenramblers.org.uk

23 Ripon Wetlands. Easy 6 miles. Meet 9.30am High Cleugh (GR: SE305708). www.ramblers.org.uk

23 Roman Roam to Hawes. Moderate 9 miles. Meet 9am Nun Close car park, Richmond (GR: NZ167011). www.ramblers.org.uk

23 Flambers Hill. Strenuous 12 miles. Meet 10am North Street car park, Gargrave (GR: SD932543). www.ramblers.org.uk

27 Cullingworth Capers. Moderate 4.5 miles. Meet 7pm War Memorial, Bingley Road, Cullingworth (GR: SE067367). www.ramblers.org.uk

29 Embsay Circular. Strenuous 12 miles. Meet 9.30am Embsay Reservoir car park (GR: SD999544). www.ramblers.org.uk

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