Ritz cinema is situated in the historic market town of Thirsk, in the heart of Herriot Country. It is renowned for its amazing history and uses for not just showing movies, but also films being recorded at the venue too, such as ‘All Creatures Great and Small.’ This cinema was first opened to the public back in 1912 and is still open and running great today.
The Forum, Northallerton is a registered charity and is a great facility which offers a diverse programme of events and activities which include a range of live music, theatre, comedy, cinema, live streamed events, lectures and talks for the people of Northallerton and beyond.
Rural Arts has something for everyone. Whether you’re visiting the community arts centre in Thirsk for a workshop, or seeing one of Rural Arts performances in a village hall, you’ll be met by friendly, passionate people who are committed to giving you a great experience.
Renowned for its beautifully maintained paddock, Thirsk Racecourse has an idyllic country charm about it, yet it is a thoroughly modern venue with outstanding facilities including free Wi-Fi for everyone, making it ever popular across the generations, from the most seasoned racing fan to the first time racegoer. In 2022, Thirsk staged 15 days of fabulous, competitive flat racing between April and September.
The Mouseman Visitor Centre is dedicated to the story of Robert Thompson, born in 1876 and who made his life’s work to the crafting of carving in English oak and producing some of the finest furniture styled on the designs of 17th century England.
At the Masons Distillery in the heart of Herriot Country, everyone can now discover the magic and marvelousness behind Yorkshire’s original gin. As well as a unique and immersive distillery tour, visitors can book on a cocktail evening where you get the opportunity to learn and try out the coveted art of mixology, along with tasting Masons range of award-winning gins.