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July 2019

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Looking for a fun day out this summer? You'll find a variety of events and activities that the whole family can enjoy at Castle Howard.
Let's Go Fly A Kite - Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July

Join us for a weekend of spectacular Kite displays and Family fun. Come and catch the wind on the North Lawn at Castle Howard and enjoy spectacular kite displays coordinated by Infinite Arts. There will be a number of professional Kite Artists on hand with an array of amazing kites that have been flown all over the world. Bring your own kites to fly or if you don’t have a kite - well why not come and make your own in our kite making tent on site.

Prepare to be dazzled as the sky above Castle Howard is filled with colour!

All activities during the kite festival are included in a standard grounds admission ticket.
Archery and Climbing Wall Weekend - Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August 

Become an archer for the day, take aim and watch your arrows soar through the air to hit their targets. Learn the basics and put your new skills to the test. Then, race to the top of the climbing wall, find the fastest route up and see what you can spot from your vantage point before abseiling back down.

Suitable for all the family (children aged 5+), included in standard grounds admission.
Dog Festival - Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August

In continuing our celebration of the year of the dog, we will be hosting a summer dog festival. With plenty to entertain all the family, and of course our canine visitors too! Join us on the 11th & 12th August for a packed programme of dog themed events.

The ‘Incredibly Clever Canine Circus’ will be on hand to assist you in bringing out the performer in your dog. Take part in a 45 min training session which will finish with a     5–10 minute show in which your dog will perform to the visiting public!

Ryedale Dog Rescue will be running a Family Dog Show, with prizes being awarded for categories including Best in Show, and Most Handsome Hound.

‘Hounds With Hannah’ will be performing a gun dog display during the day, and also running a drop in Dog Clinic to advise on any of your dog related queries.

Don’t miss the chance to have a go at an agility course with Ryedale Canine Agility, who will welcome dogs of all ages and abilities.

All activities during the Dog Festival are included in the cost of a standard grounds admission ticket.

Summer Concerts 

Proms - Saturday 18th August
The Proms promises to be a spectacular night for the whole family to enjoy on Saturday 18th August. Guest soloists include Lesley Garrett CBE and tenor Geraint Dodd who will be joined on stage by the London Gala Orchestra conducted by Stephen Bell.
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UB40 - Sunday 19th August
On Sunday 19th August, UB40 feat Mickey, Ali and Astro will be playing their greatest hits, supported by Aswad and Loose Ends (ft. Carl McIntosh).
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We look forward to welcoming you soon! 

If you would like any further information on any of our upcoming events please do not hestiate to contact us on 01653 648621.
Coming Up...
25th Aug
Join us for a day of singing in our elegant Grecian Hall with Jessa Liversidge who will be running vocal workshops before The Big Sing!
27th Aug
Join us for a day of a singing around the House and Grounds, with vocal workshops and a choral groups playing at various times.
The Women of Castle Howard
13th Sep
A chance to discover the History of Castle Howard through some of the stories of the many influential and often pioneering women that have lived here.
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