Things to do in Yorkshire in March: Best March Yorkshire Events 2022

Last Updated on 31/03/2022

Can you believe March is almost here already? This calendar of events shares the best things to do in Yorkshire in March, including unmissable March Yorkshire events. Keep reading to fill your March calendar!

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Things to do in Yorkshire in March

Spring is finally here, and it brings with it a whole new calendar of Yorkshire events!

With Mother’s Day this month and (hopefully!) some better weather, there is lots to do in Yorkshire in March! There is an excellent selection of events throughout the region just waiting to be enjoyed.

Keep reading to discover the best things to do in Yorkshire in March and to ensure you don’t miss these limited time events!

Please note, the information provided about these events may be subject to change. For the most up to date information, always check event website prior to booking.

Things to do in North Yorkshire in March

Are you ready for the exciting events in North Yorkshire this March?

With some of the biggest foodie events, outdoor events, as well as photography, literature, and lifestyle events, there really is something for everyone happening in North Yorkshire this month!

North Yorkshire Events in March

Here is a roundup of the best events in North Yorkshire in March 2022.

York Ice Trail

The UK’s biggest outdoor ice trail returns to York in 2022. A selection of beautiful carved ice sculptures transforms the city into a magical winter wonderland.

Admire the incredible sculptures and watch the talented sculptors craft masterpieces in front of your eyes. It is a truly magical way to experience York this winter!

Dates: 5th-6th March 2022

Ticket Prices: Free

Address: York City Centre

Malton Food Market

The town of Malton has been dubbed Yorkshire’s food capital. So there really is nowhere better to visit and pick up the best Yorkshire produce. And fortunately, you can kick off the year with a trip to the Malton Monthly Food Market.

The Malton Food Market takes place on the second Saturday of every month. It has a vibrant and bustling community of local sellers, with specialist stalls, street food and music.

Dates: 12th March 2022

Ticket Prices: Free

Address: Market Place, Malton, YO17 7LX

Hidden Industry Photo Walk

Try out some abstract photography techniques as you get to grips with industrial mood and atmosphere in your photographs.

And there is no better place to test out your technique than at the striking Coldstones Cut.

This huge piece of public art is nestled in the beautiful Nidderdale landscape alongside a working quarry. A unique setting to capture some stunning photographs!

Learn more about visiting the Coldstones Cut here.

Dates: 12th March 2022

Ticket Prices: £32

Address: The Coldstones Cut Car Park, B6265, Greenhow, HG3 5BJ

Things to do in Yorkshire in March - Hidden Industry Photo Walk

York Literature Festival

York Literature Festival is one of the foremost literature festivals in the North of England.

Since its conception in 2007, a dedicated team of volunteers has been running the event year on year and it has grown from strength to strength.

Just some of the name featured on this year’s calendar are Alexander McCall Smith, Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen and UK’s youngest ever councillor to serve as Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Magid Magid.

Dates: 18th – 27th March 2022

Ticket Prices: prices vary for specific events

Address: various venues throughout York

Living North Live

Living North Live is Yorkshire’s leading Homes, Gardens and Lifestyle exhibition.

It brings together the best of Living North Magazine including interior design, gardens, shopping, and Yorkshire’s Festival of Food.

This is your opportunity to meet the artisan designers and makers, sample delicious foods and find the perfect gifts for the year ahead.

Dates: 25th March 2022

Ticket Prices: £5.50/person

Address: York Racecourse, Knavesmire Road, York, YO23 1EX

Mother’s Day Special Weekend at Scampston

Enjoy a picturesque stroll around the walled gardens and parkland at Scampston this March.

Although the gardens are not due to officially open until the 30th March, they are holding a special opening a few days early in celebrations of Mother’s Day.

Although the grounds are open and everyone is invited to enjoy them, mums are entitled to free admission on the open weekend.

While there, why not enjoy a delicious cream tea in the cafe or choose a plant to take home from the nursery.

Dates: 26th – 27th March

Ticket Prices: Regular admission charges apply. Mums go free with an accompanying paying adult or child.

Address: Scampston, Malton, YO17 8NG

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is an art exhibition with a twist. The exhibition delves into the life and work of Van Gogh. But unlike traditional art exhibitions, this one immerses you right into the artwork.

Through intelligent projection mapping, Van Gogh’s work comes to life on the walls of St Mary’s Church, and it places you at the centre of the masterpieces. The projection lasts around 35 minutes and is played on a continuous loop.

There are also other activities including the opportunity to colour your own Van Gogh and to explore the artist’s life in a virtual reality experience (additional charge applies). This is one event you really don’t want to miss!

Dates: 5th July 2019 – 31st March 2022

Ticket Prices: £13/adult, £9/child

Address: York St Mary’s Church, Castlegate, York YO1 9RN

Things to do in West Yorkshire in March

March in West Yorkshire is all about illuminating some of the region’s hidden gems – literally in some cases!

Find your next adventure from this selection of the best things to do in West Yorkshire in March 2022.

West Yorkshire Events in March

Here is a roundup of the best events in East Yorkshire in March 2022.

Guided Tour of The Leeds Library

The Leeds Library is the oldest surviving subscription library of its type in the UK. It was originally founded in 1768!

Today, only members get the opportunity to sneak behind the doors for a glimpse inside this beautiful library. But, for two nights only in March, they are opening their doors to the public for a behind the scenes tour!

Librarian Jane Riley will guide you through the highlights of the library itself, but also the basement, where some of the 140 thousand items in the library collection are stored. It is sure to be an utterly unique experience!

Dates: 1st or 3rd March 2022

Ticket Prices: Free, pre-booking is required

Address: The Leeds Library, 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, LS1 6AL

The Mills Are Alive

An epic projection show will be illuminating the Lister Mills chimneys this March.

The Mills Are Alive production features music, lights, and colours to share the history and imagined futures of Manningham and its people.

See the buildings come to life as they breathe the stories of the community and celebrate the people who call Manningham home.

Dates: 3rd-5th March 2022

Ticket Prices: Free, pre-booking is not required

Address: Patent Street, Bradford, BD9 5BE

Huddersfield Literature Festival

Huddersfield Literature Festival is an award-winning festival. It takes place across 10 days every March, across the town, at a variety of indoor and outdoor venues, plus some online events.

The festival prides itself on a diverse programme of author talks, workshops, and performances, including showcasing emerging writer alongside major names.

Dates: 24th March – 3rd April 2022

Ticket Prices: Most events are free however donations are recommended.

Address: Various locations throughout Huddersfield plus online.

Things to do in East Yorkshire in March

Craft workshops, lifestyle fairs and a whole lot of afternoon tea is happening in East Yorkshire this March!

Ideal for Mother’s Day, here are the best things to do in East Yorkshire in March.

East Yorkshire Events in March

Here is a roundup of the best events in East Yorkshire in March 2022.

Pendant Making Workshop

In this fun workshop you will have an opportunity to make fine silver jewellery using silver clay.

Silver Clay Artist Tracey Spurgin will show you step-by-step all the techniques you need to create a beautiful silver heart pendant. At the end of the day, you will walk away with your unique piece on a chain, ready to wear.

The session also includes a delicious Drewton’s Afternoon Tea!

Dates: 11th March 2022

Ticket Prices: £80/person

Address: The Manor Rooms, The Drewton Estate, South Cave, HU15 2AG

Little English House Rustic & Country Lifestyle Fair

Little English House is the go-to place for beautiful English country house interiors. Their charming items sold on Etsy have gained a reputation nationwide and have been featured in Period Living Magazine.

This March, Little English House is hosting their Rusting & Country Lifestyle Fair. Discover traders and artisans selling antiques, rustic homeware, furniture, textiles, gifts and more!

Dates: 12th March 2022

Ticket Prices: Free

Address: The Shire Hall, 11 Market Place, Howden, DN14 7BJ

The Awakening

Hull is celebrating the transition from winter to spring with a spectacular light and art display throughout the city centre.

The Awakening will take place over two evenings with displays dedicated to the maritime identity, heritage, folklore and mythology of the city plus much more!

Dates: 18th & 19th March 2022

Ticket Prices: Free

Address: Hull City Centre

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Oaklands

Treat your mum to a delicious afternoon tea at Oaklands this Mother’s Day.

You can tuck into a wonderful selection of pastries, savouries, cakes and more. All in the beautiful setting of The Grand Lodge at Oaklands.

Adult tickets include a glass of fizz too!

Dates: 27th March 2022

Ticket Prices: £30/adult, £20/child

Address: Oaklands, Hempholme Lane, Driffield, YO25 9ET

Mother’s Day Bottomless Brunch and Afternoon Tea at The Manor Rooms

Treat your mum to an indulgent lunch this Mother’s Day!

The Manor Rooms are giving you the option to choose from either Bottomless Brunch or sparkling Afternoon Tea.

Your bottomless brunch includes a delicious meal from the brunch menu, plus bottomless drink including mimosa, prosecco, sangria, or beer.

Alternatively, choose to enjoy a traditional afternoon tea with a glass of sparkling prosecco.

It’s a wonderful way to celebrate with your mum this Mother’s Day!

Dates: 27th March 2022

Ticket Prices: £29.95/person

Address: The Manor Rooms, The Drewton Estate, South Cave, HU15 2AG

Things to do in South Yorkshire in March

Music, movies and getting moving are in the calendar in South Yorkshire!

This March you can choose from a wide range of events throughout the South Yorkshire region.

South Yorkshire Events in March

Here is a roundup of the best events in South Yorkshire in March 2022.

Music From the Movies

Experience this world-renowned London Concertante as they perform an impressive night of iconic movie soundtracks.

Featuring aliens, spies, dinosaurs, and war heroes – this evening is set to be a memorable experience of film music. It is packed with all your family favourites that Hollywood made famous!

Dates: 4th March 2022

Ticket Prices: £26.40-£44.94

Address: Sheffield Cathedral, Church Street, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield, S1 1HA

20km Wentworth Woodhouse Follies Challenge

Can you complete the Wentworth Woodhouse follies challenge?

The challenge has guides on hand to cheer you on as you complete this 20km walk around the Wentworth Woodhouse follies. At each monument you can hear a brief talk about the folly to learn more about its history.

You will also be given a snack and a bottle of water for the walk, plus a hot drink to celebrate when you complete the challenge.

Funds raised from the challenge will contribute to the ongoing refurbishment of Wentworth Woodhouse.

Want to know more about the Wentworth Woodhouse follies? Click here to read my guide on visiting Needle’s Eye.

Dates: 20th March 2022

Ticket Prices: £10/person

Address: Wentworth Woodhouse, Wentworth, Rotherham, S62 7TQ

Things to do in Yorkshire in March - Wentworth Woodhouse 20km Challenge

Saving Wentworth Woodhouse Part Three

In this third instalment of talks about the restoration of Wentworth Woodhouse, the plans will be shared for the Stables and Riding School.

This unique opportunity gives you the chance to take a sneak peek behind the scenes at the proposals for the stables, presented by the conservation architects. You can choose to attend this event in person or watch online. Get your tickets at the link below.

Dates: 24th March 2022

Ticket Prices: £20/person or £12/online viewing

Address: Wentworth Woodhouse, Wentworth, Rotherham, S62 7TQ

The Best Things to do in Yorkshire in March

So, here is a roundup of the best things to do in Yorkshire in March. Which one will you be visiting first?

Have I missed your favourite March Yorkshire event off the list? Let me know in the comments and I’ll be sure to add the details!

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