Spoilt for Choice in Wetherby This Weekend

Wetherby gives the impression of a quiet town, but it has a hidden secret! It's host to some rather fantastic events. Here's a weekend run down to keep the whole family happy...

Saturday


Wetherby Food Festival

The Ings, Lodge Lane, Wetherby, LS22

OPENING HOURS - 10am-10pm (Producer area closes at 6pm)

ENTRY FEE - Adult £6, Child £3.50 (4-16 years old)

As Wetherby Food Festival races in to it’s sixth year, this annual event has fast become a highlight in the calendar for both locals and visitors far & wide. Attracting thousands of visitors over the weekend, why not enjoy some amazing food from our fantastic selection of hot street food traders serving from some great quirky units. Our producer area hosts some of the best local producers around with local jams, chutneys, cheeses as well as gins and vodkas & of course we have plenty of speciality bars to keep customers refreshed. Team this with live music on stage throughout the weekend, free children’s entertainment from circus workshops to bushcraft activities, fun fair and much more so why not make a weekend of it and enjoy all of this with your friends and family!


Antiques & Collectors Fair

Wetherby Town Hall

OPENING HOURS - 9am-5pm

ENTRY FEE - Free

Held in the Town Hall every Saturday

from 9am until 5pm


Action for Children Table Top Sale

Wetherby Methodist Church

OPENING HOURS - 9:30am-12pm

ENTRY FEE - Free

Action for Children 150th Anniversary Year are having a Table Top Sale at Wetherby Methodist Church.


Sunday


Wetherby Food Festival

The Ings, Lodge Lane, Wetherby, LS22

OPENING HOURS - 10am-6pm

ENTRY FEE - Adult £6, Child £3.50 (4-16 years old)

As Wetherby Food Festival races in to it’s sixth year, this annual event has fast become a highlight in the calendar for both locals and visitors far & wide. Attracting thousands of visitors over the weekend, why not enjoy some amazing food from our fantastic selection of hot street food traders serving from some great quirky units. Our producer area hosts some of the best local producers around with local jams, chutneys, cheeses as well as gins and vodkas & of course we have plenty of speciality bars to keep customers refreshed. Team this with live music on stage throughout the weekend, free children’s entertainment from circus workshops to bushcraft activities, fun fair and much more so why not make a weekend of it and enjoy all of this with your friends and family!


Wetherby Lions Duck Race

Part of the Wetherby Food Festival

OPENING TIMES - 11am

BUY A DUCK £2

Wetherby Lions will once again be hosting the Wetherby Duck Race on Sunday 9th July in conjunction with the Food Festival. The event starts at 11.00 am and tickets are available at £2.00 each; look out for them in the town on Saturdays and also at the food Festival on the Saturday and Sunday morning before the race. . The first prize is £300, second prize is £150 and third prize £50. The event is great fun and people can stand on the finish line to see the winning duck as it passes under the footbridge.


Northern Greyhound Gathering 2019

Wetherby Racecourse

OPENING TIMES - 9:30am-4pm

Hosted by the Greyhound Trust West Yorkshire, pop by for a fun dog show for Greyhounds and other breeds.


Wetherby Bandstand presents Shepherd Group Concert Brass Band

Bandstand, Off The Wilderness Car Park

OPENING TIMES - 2:30am-4:30pm

ENTRY FEE - Free

Concerts are promoted by the Wetherby Riverside Bandstand Trust (Charity Reg. No.: 1091207) which was set up to manage the Bandstand. For bookings contact the secretary Mrs Mary Gray on 01937 520578.


The Engine Shed

York Road, Wetherby

OPENING TIMES - Doors Open 7pm, Quiz starts 7:30pm

ENTRY FEE - £2

Get your thinking caps on at The Engine Shed's Sunday Quiz night and let them put you to the test! Only £2 per person (maximum 8 people per team). Prizes up for grabs! Doors at 7pm – Quiz at 7.30pm



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Ballroom for Beginners

Wetherby Town Hall

STARTING - 2nd September

ENTRY FEE - £72 per Couple for a 6-week course

6 week course starting September 2019

Contact Steph for more information


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