Picnic in the Park, 12-5pm, Behind Knaresborough House
Picnic in the Park is a FREE event, bring the whole family and friends
An afternoon of music and picnicking in the grounds of Knaresborough House. hosted by DJ Trev.
Trev says, I Dj in Harrogate and Manchester at the moment. And some places in between. To be honest, anyone who can meet my outrageous wage demands (plus rider) can book me as I will do owt. Like, DJ wise, I don’t mean I’ll turn up and plaster your walls. I don’t do work that involves work.
Here are this year’s bands and timings
12 Noon Serious Rain
Robin van Zelst with Serious Rain Band
1:05pm Hot Sauce
Rick Lawson and Hot Sauce Band
2:10pm The Diamonds
The Diamonds are Harrogate’s premier 50’s & 60’s rock n’ Roll Band. Authentic sounds, close harmonies and unforgettable music, guaranteed to get you movin’ and a shakin’ https://www.facebook.com/kim.mays.357/videos/1801978859839320/
3:15pm The Omega Era
The Omega Era. We are a three piece from Yorkshire, our genre is Rock / Alt Rock and we have been going for 4 years! We have Jonny on Bass, Ryan on Guitar and Jim on the drums, our influences include the Foo Fighters, Biffy Clyro, Queen to name a few! We have written biographies before and as much as we want to tell you that listening to our music will transport you to a distant plane of consciousness and make you realise what the meaning of life is and that Johnny’s bass sound is akin to the thunderous sound of the horsemen’s hooves AND that Ryan’s guitar splits the very fabric of reality open like a musical axe OR that Jim’s drums will open a portal to the depths of a new universe………………we’re not going to, mainly because it probably won’t. However, we can say if you come to a gig or buy / stream our music you will like it and most probably play it a few times to your mates!! That’s all we want, we want you to have fun while we play and have fun listening to our music!!!
4:20pm to 5pm finish – Chequered Past
Chequered Past are an energetic ska, mod and new wave band based in the Harrogate area. They make a welcome return to FEVA’s Picnic in the Park having made their debut in 2018. Formed just two years ago the band have played in excess of 100 gigs in pubs, clubs and National Scooter Rallies from Teeside to Leicestershire, Lancashire to Lincolnshire and everywhere in-between. The band have an impressive repertoire of songs including the classics by Bad Manners, Madness, The Specials, The Lambrettas, The Jam, The Cure and The Stranglers to name a few. They also like to pogo a bit so can play songs by the Dead Kennedys, The Clash and the Sex Pistols if bribed with food and/or alcoholic beverages. Matt plays guitar, Jamie plays bass, Andy plays drums, Rich plays keys, and Alan sings and occasionally plays the tambourine badly.
The Conjurors, £8/£10
The Frazer Theatre, Doors Open at 7pm
The Harrogate Society of Magicians presents The Conjurors. A theatre show combining the best magical skills the society has to offer from their club. Audiences of all ages will be mystified and entertained by an evening of magic and mind reading from talent across the Yorkshire region. This is a show not to be missed.
Frolicked’s The Alchemist
Market Place – 11 am, 1 and 3 pm
Join Frolicked Puppet Theatre for this fabulous and funny puppet show
featuring a hapless medieval scientist and his increasingly desperate attempts
to turn lead into gold. Free
March of the Mermaids
Starts from Henshaws 1 pm, march at 3 pm.
Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre presents feva’s annual ‘March of the Mermaids’. Come dressed as either a mermaid or a pirate. The Gossip (a group of mermaids)
departs at 3 pm on a short, guided march. Prizes for best dressed mermaids and pirates. Themed mermaid craft activity from 11 am. Diversity Disco after the march. Free
Open Mic, Carriages
12 noon to 5 pm
Opportunity knocks for the musically talented. Book an advanced slot via Carriages: 01423 867041, firstname.lastname@example.org. £10
Reggae By The River, Mother Shipton’s Pub
Enjoy music and a great barbecue in the grounds of our atmospheric old pub. Food and fun for families and friends. Free entry.
Lions’ Beer Festival Free Entry
Knaresborough House – 7 pm
Knaresborough Lions’ annual three-day beer festival kicks off in support of feva, with a wonderful selection of real ales from around the country. Live music from Chorus Crew and Paul Watson.
Scarecrow Trail, St. Johns Church
The Scarecrows are back in the grounds of St. John’s Church every day from 10 to 18 August. Follow the clues; prizes for the winners; quiz sheets are available priced £1 from the Old Ticket Office on the railway station. Enjoy afternoon refreshments at the Hub overlooking