What’s On

A variety of events are planned for 2018 to commemorate the 800th Anniversary of St Robert's of Knaresborough death.

Below is a list of the currently planned events and other activities.

To download a copy of the list please click here.

Date Event Location Other Details Contacts
Wednesday 7th, 7:30pm

Wednesday 7th, 7:30pm Christians Together in Knaresborough AGM

Holy Trinity Interactive talk Peter.lacey8@btopenworld.com

Monday 12th, 6pm  

Knaresborough Rotary Nidd Hall Talk briansouter@hotmail.com
Saturday 3rd, 10am  Great British Spring Clean Meet at Aspin pond – route to include St Robert’s cave Litter pick/tidy-up organised by Friends of Aspin Pond susan.kitching@mail.com
Saturday 10th, 3-5pm  Book launch and information event Knaresborough Library Various Peter.lacey8@btopenworld.com
& Deborah.Thornton@northyorks.gov.uk

Monday 7th, 9.30am to 2.30pm

Bank holiday Monday pilgrimage walk Start from St Robert’s Church Pannal   Abbie Palmer

Saturday 26th, 2-5pm 

Christian reflections on St Robert’s calling and mission Gracious Street Methodist Church A workshop and to explore the relevance of St Robert for Christian’s today Peter.lacey8@btopenworld.com

Saturday 23rd, (time TBA)  

Musical extravaganza King James School   carmelwake@btinternet.com


Saturday 14th, 2-5pm 

 St Robert in his time  Gracious Street Methodist Church Internationally renowned academics bring St Robert to life  Peter.lacey8@btopenworld.com
TBA   FEVA (10th – 19th) Knaresborough Mummers play   theredmax4@yahoo.co.uk
TBA   FEVA (10th – 19th) Library Talk in the Library Deborah.Thornton@northyorks.gov.uk
TBA FEVA (10th – 19th) From Castle Books Promenade experience Beth.organ@gmail.com
TBA  FEVA (10th – 19th) Everywhere! Yarn bombing.  A copy of the knitting pattern is available here Gilly.lacey@btopenworld.com
Saturday 8th Visit of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society Knaresborough URC church plus other sites TBA

Peter.lacey8@btopenworld.com           Bryan Sitch (yas.medievalsec@gmail.com)

Friday 21st Celebration evening TBA TBA


Saturday 22nd 1.30-4pm Feast of worthies Abbey Road TBA

Peter.lacey8@btopenworld.com Sue.whalley@gmail.com

Sunday 23rd 9:15-10:45 Patronal Festival St Robert’s Church, Pannal  

Abbie Palmer curate@strobertschurch.co.uk

Sunday 23rd 2pm Ecumenical Service TBA TBA



Fri/Saturday 5th/6th

Beer Festival St Robert's Pannel TBA

Abbie Palmer curate@strobertschurch.co.uk

Other Activities
Activity Other details Contact

New signage & minor site improvements

In liaison with HBC Peter.lacey8@btopenworld.com

Short story competition

Being launched on the 10th March, culminating on the 21st September Peter.lacey8@btopenworld.com & daningrambrown@live.co.uk

Artwork competition

Being launched on the 10th March, culminating on the 21st September Peter.lacey8@btopenworld.com & srvine@btinternet.com

Trompe window


A visit to Morley, Derbyshire to view the St Robert stained glass windows

Being planned Peter.lacey8@btopenworld.com

A special brew from Roosters

Agreed and Scheduled Peter.lacey8@btopenworld.com

St Robert menu’s

Advice on 12th Century menu’s for local tea rooms and hostelries Peter.Lacey8@btopenworld.com

Tree carving on Abbey Road










































This information is correct as of 20 March 2018.