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Tour de Yorkshire start tops list of 'Things to do at Raywell' in April

Visting Raywell Hall Country Lodge Park between Friday April 21 and April 30th?

Here's a selection of events and attractions nearby on offer...should you choose to leave your hot-tub and venture out across East Yorkshire.

Throughout April – The Flying Scotsman - National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ

To mark Flying Scotsman's spectacular return to the tracks, this free exhibition focuses on the celebrity of arguably the world’s most famous locomotive. It looks at why the Flying Scotsman is so well-known and how that fame has manifested itself. A chance to take in some history and also sample the delights of a visit to historic York. Visit for more information.

April 21 – Horse Racing at Beverley – Beverley Racecourse, York Road, Beverley, HU17 8QZ – 2pm – The flat-race season is back and here’s a chance to enjoy a full afternoon of racing action at the popular Westwood course. Good luck backing some winners! Visit for more information.

April 22 – Mad About the Musicals – Hull City Hall, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, HU1 3RQ – 7.30pm - Taking you on a whistle stop tour from the heart of London’s theatre land to the glitz of Broadway, Mad About the Musicals is back once again, celebrating the very best songs from the shows we all know and love. With a host of your favourite numbers from the pen of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Kander and Ebb, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Boublil and Schonberg, and many more, the talented cast will evoke the true spirit of the stage. Tickets cost £24 and £22 for concessions. Visit for more information.

April 23 – Orienteering – 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 for navigating on paths, to longer, 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). Participation costs £3 for adults, £1.50 for juniors and £7 for a family group. Pay on the day, fee includes map and dibber hire. Call Neil Harvatt on 07800 784255, or e-mail

April 27 – Ben Haenow - Hull City Hall, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, HU1 3RQ – Ben has come a long way since his performance of Bill Withers’ Aint No Sunshine for his very first audition on The X Factor last year, and here is a chance to catch him live on stage. Tickets cost £23.50. Visit for more information.

April 29 – Tour de Yorkshire stage one – Saturday Market, Beverley, HU17 8BB - The first stage of the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire sets off from Beverley on its 185km route to Settle. The riders will set off from the Saturday Market in Beverley, cycle around the town, then through North Bar before heading north west to the official start at 12 noon at Beverley Racecourse. The peloton will then race through Cherry Burton, Etton, Lund, Holme on the Wolds, Market Weighton, Bubwith, North Duffield, Cawood, Tadcaster, Wetherby, Knaresborough, Ripley, Grassington and Long Preston before heading to the finish line at Settle. Visit for further details.