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What's on in July?

classic racecars lines up at the Goodwood festival of speed

With summer in full swing, it’s time to grab your family and friends and head off to explore the best events the UK has to offer.

Whether it’s with a train from London Kings Cross station, a train into Newcastle train station or a trip to York, there is bound to be an event near to you…   


A firm favourite on Britain’s list of most-loved sporting events, Wimbledon 2019 takes place this year from 1st July – 14th July in south-west London.

One of the oldest tennis tournaments in the world, Wimbledon has been played since 1877 and regularly climaxes with one of the most nail-biting tennis finals on the circuit.

Although the ballot for this year’s tickets has now closed, you can still get tickets on the door, based on a queueing first-come-first-serve system. People are known to queue overnight to be in with a chance of getting their hands on a ticket, so plan accordingly if you are desperate to get a seat for Centre Court!

View event details and get ticket information here

Goodwood Festival of Speed

Ready for an action-packed weekend of fast cars and record-breaking speed? If this sounds like it’s right up your street, then sure your tickets for this July’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

From 4th – 7th July, in the grounds of Goodwood House in West Sussex, you can see legendary cars, motorbikes and drivers all in in one place; even getting within inches of some of the latest F1 cars from the grand prix circuit.

Hundreds of manufacturer exhibitor stands, innovative demonstrations and signings with legends such as Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button and Alain Prost – just a few of the many reasons to get a ticket and be there yourself. Plus, kids under 13 get in completely free!

See event information and buy tickets here

Great Yorkshire Show

Yorkshire’s annual iconic agricultural show takes place this year from 9th – 11th July in Harrogate and looks like it’s going to be a corker!

Over 8,000 animals, amazing live farming displays, showjumping, motorbike stunts and delicious local food stalls – perfect fun for all the family to enjoy.

If you haven’t visited the Great Yorkshire Show before, then this is the year for you!

Get your tickets online and view the whole line-up here.

Deer Shed Festival

Looking for a family-friendly summer festival featuring a fun-packed schedule of music, theatre, science and the arts? If so, then the Deer Shed Festival in North Yorkshire’s Topcliffe area could be this year’s festival for you.

Taking place during the school holidays, from 26th – 28th July, the Deer Shed welcomes a whole host of cool music acts, such as Ezra Furman, Anna Calvi, Steve Mason and Akala Palace.

There is also yoga, acting, singing, dancing and sporting activities for all generations to partake in.

View the full line-up and secure your tickets here

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