Exciting events and projects are planned to run throughout the year, and on this page you will find out what is going on. Look out for community projects that you can get involved in and professional concerts for you to enjoy. 

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Sunday Series
Gallery One, Thirsk Hall
Sunday 17 July 2022, 3pm - Christian Jones, Bass Trombone

Welcoming some of the UK's most talented musicians to Thirsk, the Sunday Series has been developed to inspire and connect aspiring musicians with professionals. This series welcomes everyone, but in particular music students and those wanting to learn more about the vastly different genres of music. 

Taking place in the newly developed Gallery One, a beautiful converted barn set in the grounds of Thirsk Hall, these performances will be intimate and beautifully atmospheric. Pre-booking tickets is highly recommended.


Christian Jones joins us in July, with his stunning and dramatic bass trombone playing. Take this wonderful opportunity to meet one of the world's greatest bass trombone players and speak to him about the instrument, professional music, brass and any other questions you might have.  

Tickets are £6 and can be purchased at www.thirskhall.com/eventsDoors open at 2.30pm.

Suitable for all ages - children welcome.

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Friday 19 - Sunday 21 August 2022


After the success of the first Thirsk Hall Festival in 2021, we are set to return in 2022. With huge thanks to our sponsors Severfield Engineering for enabling us to return next year with more events, concerts and opportunities for local musicians, charities and audiences! There will be professional concerts to suit a whole range of tastes, a family day with stalls, activities and charities, and a whole host of opportunities to get involved.


Friday 19 August

The Marriage of Figaro


St Mary's Church, Thirsk.

Heritage Opera with Thirsk Hall Festival Orchestra and our very own Community Chorus, directed by Benjamin Ellin. Semi-staged and sung in English.

Tickets £15, Under 16s £7.50.

Saturday 20 August

Carnival Day


Thirsk Hall.

Food, drinks, stalls and activities. Professional musicians will be running fun samba band rehearsals for children to join in with, leading to a samba parade at 3.30pm.

Tickets £4 online (£5 on the door), Under 16s Free

Little Red Riding Hood

12.30pm & 2pm

Gallery One, Thirsk Hall.

Part of the Carnival Day. Chamber Orchestra are accompanied by storyteller Olivia Mulligan to tell Roald Dahl's story with Paul Patterson's music. 

Tickets £3, Under 2s Free.

Folk Evening


Gallery One, Thirsk Hall.

de Mowbray's Musicke: Tudor Household Band will be going on a journey of folk music through the ages.

Tickets £15, Under 16s £7.50.

Sunday 21 August

A Dog's Life


Ritz Cinema, Thirsk.

The Thirsk Hall Festival Orchestra move to the beautiful Ritz Cinema to accompany Charlie Chaplin's iconic film A Dog's Life as well as three new short films by students from The National Film and Television School.

Tickets £10, Under 16s £6.

Buy your tickets at www.thirskhall.com

Church Choir

Join the Thirsk Hall Festival 2022 Figaro Chorus

A production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro is being semi-staged at Thirsk Hall Festival on Friday 19 August. This is a professional production, directed by Sarah Helsby-Hughes. We are looking for local/regional amateur singers to join the chorus. Formal vocal training not essential, but choral experience is desirable.

There will be rehearsals in the run up to the opera, which will need to be attended by chorus, and dates for these will be released nearer the time.

There are a limited number of places available and the application may be closed without notice when the places have been filled.

Every member of the chorus will get a maximum of 2 discounted tickets for family or friends to attend the performance.

If you are interested in joining the Figaro Chorus, please use this link to sign up: https://form.jotform.com/220573239688062