What's On near Raywell Hall Country Lodge Park in October
October 1-3 – Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Hull New Theatre, Kingston Square, Hull city centre, HU1 3HF - Jason Donovan will play the role of Tick in the UK tour of the international smash hit musical. Based on the movie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of. Tickets range from £19 to £35.50. For tickets, or further information about other shows at the theatre throughout October, which includes Annie, The Full Monty, Hairspray and Thriller Live, visit www.hullcc.gov.uk/hullnewtheatre or call the box office on 01482 300300.
October 1 – Beverley Races season closer - Beverley Racecourse, HU17 8QZ – Why not attend the season finale race day and help close the racing season at Beverley in true style. Tickets cost £10 for access into both the Grandstand and Paddock, and Premier Enclosures, with concessions priced at £8. Gates open 12noon, with the first race at 2pm and the last race provisionally at 5.15pm. Visit http://beverley-racecourse.co.uk/event-info/season-closer-2015 for further details.
October 2-4 – Beverley Real Ale Festival – Beverley Memorial Hall, 75, Lairgate, Beverley, HU17 8HN -Celebrate the very best of British real ale and cider at the Beverley Real Ale Festival. Tickets cost £5 in advance or £8 on the door. Call 01482 391672 or visit beverley.realalefestival.co.uk for more information.
October 4 – MW Road Train Tours – Hull city centre, HU1 3RQ – The land train is operated and owned by Mally Welburn, a former fisherman and tour guide on the Arctic Corsair. Together with his dedicated team, he runs the train on 45 minute tours around the city centre and Old Town from Wednesday to Sunday and all week during school holidays. It operates at regular times throughout the day. Prices vary from £1.50 to £2.
October 4 – Beverley Food Festival – Beverley town centre, HU17 0AB - A family day of food, festivities and fun. With more than 100 stalls selling the finest quality locally produced food and drink, and a whole host of entertainment, including Beverley Brass Band, Beverley Garland Dancers and local young musicians. The Food Theatre Marquee will feature either renowned local chefs giving cookery demonstrations, including Ben Cox from The Star at Sancton, Matthew Barker from The Westwood, James MacKenzie from The Pipe & Glass Inn, Tina Cerutti from Cerutti 2, John Robinson from White's, Jason Rowe from Rebels' Smokehouse, David Nowell from Beverley Tickton Grange Hotel and Thiery Condette from TC Patisserie. Stars from BBC Radio Humberside will also be taking part in the ‘Ready Steady Cook Challenge’. For more information, visit beverley.gov.uk
October 4 – Humber Bridge Farmers’ Market – Humber Bridge Farmers’ Market – Humber Bridge viewing area car park, Ferriby Road, Hessle, HU13 0LN - A very popular event held on the first Sunday of every month, except January. Whether you're looking to buy meats, fruit and vegetables from regional growers, or a handmade gift made by a local crafts artist, you're sure to find something to suit your taste and budget. Parking is free and it runs from 9am to 1pm. Visit www.humberbridgeevents.co.uk for further details.
October 9-11 – Winmau World Master Darts Championships – Hull City Hall, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, HU1 3RQ, 11am to 8pm - A world-class event which attracts thousands of darts players from all over the world. Tickets range from £10 to £40. Call 01482 391668 for more information, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
From October 16 onwards – Hallowscream at York Maze - Dunnington Lodge, Elvington Lane, York, North Yorkshire, YO19 5LT – This is a terrifyingly entertaining night of fear and fun with five separate live action haunted house attractions. But be warned, the frights are not limited to the haunted houses. A wide range of food and drink is served, along with the zombie themed exit bar, where you can get an alcoholic drink after the event to calm your nerves. Visit http://www.yorkmazehallowscream.co.uk/ for more information.
October 17 – Orienteering at the Humber Bridge Country Park – The Black Mill, Humber Bridge Country Park, Hessle Foreshore, Hessle, HU13 0HB, 1pm-3pm - The orienteering courses at the Country Park range from short and easy navigating on paths, to longer and more technical ones. This afternoon is primarily aimed at beginners, but there is also a course for more experienced orienteers. Electronic timing will be used for the event which is run by the Humberside and Lincolnshire Orienteers (HALO). Coaching is available from British Orienteering qualified coaches. For more information, call (01302) 772911. Admission costs £3 for adults, £1.50 for children and young people under 16, and £7 for a family ticket.
October 24-November 1 – Halloween by day at York Maze - Dunnington Lodge, Elvington Lane, York, North Yorkshire, YO19 5LT - Open for October half term, the giant maize maze has been harvested and there are a host of Halloween activities for young sprites and ghouls. Visit http://www.yorkmaze.com/events/events-2015/ for more information or call 01904 607341.
October 31 – The Big Draw - Treasure House, Champney Road, Beverley, HU17 9BG, 10am-2pm – Free sketching and design event. Taking inspiration from the exhibition Modern Art on the Table, have a go at designing your own tableware or try your hand at still life drawing. A tutor is on hand with tips to get you started. No experience is necessary and all materials are provided. Everyone is welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 01482 392780.