Cathedral Spring show a great day out for all the family

Cathedral Spring show a great day out for all the family


14 April 2018    
10:00am - 4:00pm


Ripon Cathedral
Minster Road, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1QS

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The return of the successful Spring food, Home and Garden Show at Ripon Cathedral on Saturday 14 April will bring lots of exciting activities making it a great day out for all the family in Ripon.

There will be many free interactive activities for children, including candle making from beeswax sheets and planting bee friendly plants in the pots to take home.  A petting farm of friendly springtime animals to meet, including rabbits, ducks, hens, goats, Guinea pigs and lambs! These have been provided by Riggmoor Reindeer & Co Mobile Petting Farm.

Have your photograph taken with a Bird of Prey from Thorpe Perrow or sit in a full size tractor provided .

There are also free food demonstrations and gardening talks taking place throughout the day, as well as over 60 stalls of gardening and springtime goods.

Lee Rushworth, the Head Chef from the Old Deanery will be cooking up a feast and doing a chocolate demonstration for the audience to taste. Come and watch Lee cooking live in the Cathedral at 11.00am, open to all.

Sue Nelson from Yorkshire Food Finder will also be running a food demonstration including some of the finest produce found in Yorkshire.  Come and watch Sue cook at 2.30pm

Grow your Own, in just a few minutes a day, Gardening Expert Doug Stewart shares how to grow the freshest, tastiest vegetables whatever the size of your garden, from allotment to balcony.  Open to all. Catch Doug’s talk at 12.30pm.  He will also be on hand all day to answer any gardening questions at the Garden Advice Centre.

We are delighted to have the support of main sponsor, Harron Homes.  As part of Harron Homes’ movement to the area, they have reached out to the local community to offer support.  Their development Bishop’s Glade is an exclusive development of three, four and five-bedroom properties, located off Doublegates Avenue on the western edge of the beautiful market city of Ripon.

Do come along to the Spring Food, Home Garden Show on Saturday 14 April at Ripon Cathedral, open from 10.00am until 4.30pm and entry is £3 for adults and free for children under 14 years of age.

All activities, talks and workshops throughout the day are free.



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