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Saturday 28th April 2018
Japanese Sakura Festival
The Brodrick Hall, Leeds City Museum
Saturday 19th May 2018
The Milton Rooms, Malton, N Yorks
Saturday 2nd June 2018
Yorkshire Cosplay Con
Sunday 3rd June 2018
Japan Society North West - Japan Day
Sugden Sports Centre, Manchester
Saturday 16th June 2018
Poppleton Beer Festival
Poppleton Junior Football Club, Poppleton, York
Saturday 23rd June 2018
Sunnycon Anime Expo
St James' Park, Newcastle
Sunday 24th June
St Leonard's Hospice Summer Fair
St Leonard's Hospice, Tadcaster Rd, York
Saturday 7th July 2018
Staxtonbury Music Festival
Manor Farm, Staxton, North Yorkshire
*Postponed until July 2019*
The Old Station, Pocklington, York
Saturday 28th July 2018
The Great Yorkshire Fringe
The Turnpot, St Sampsons Square, York
The Great Big Wooley Wellyfest
Beacon Hill Farm, Wakefield
Saturday 28th April Japanese Sakura Festival Performance times: 12.30pm and 2.30pm Japanese traditional festival in Leeds. Come along and enjoy Japanese Food, traditional stalls, games, Kimono (traditional clothes), tea ceremony, and beautiful sakura scenery.
Saturday 19th May Beertown Festival in Malton Performance times: 3pm and 6pm BEERTOWN is Malton's Craft Beer Celebration, turning the town into a 'Theatre of Beer' - with over 60 of the most exciting beers from the best breweries in the UK and beyond.
Venue: The Milton Rooms, Market Place, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LX Website: Full details for the event on the website HERE.
Saturday 2nd June Yorkshire Cosplay Con at Sheffield Arena Performance time: 11.30am. / Taiko workshop time: 4pm Yorkshire Cosplay Con is a family friendly Comic Con for all Anime, Comic Book, Sci-Fi and Video Game Fans based in Yorkshire, UK. Advance tickets: Adults £10.00 / Children £8.00(Under 12 Years) Tickets available to book here Tickets on the door (if Available) Adult: £15.00 / Child: £13.00 (under 12 years old, proof may be required) Tickets are priced as above plus a booking fee per ticket. Venue: Sheffield Arena,Broughton Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire,S9 2DF Website: Full details on the Yorkshire Cosplay Con website HERE.
Sunday 3rd June Japan Society North West Japan Dayin Manchester Performance times: Throughout the day. Performances also by Keisho Ohno (shamisen) and Sumie Kent (koto) Cosplay competition plus much more.
The event runs from 11am - 5.30pm and is FREE ENTRY!
Venue: Sugden Sports Centre, 114 Grosvenor Street, Manchester, M1 7HL Website: Full details on the JSNW website HERE.
Saturday 16th June Poppleton Beer Festival Performance time: 4pm (Kamianri and Tengu Taiko split set) With 65 beers, a great selection of Yorkshire ciders, wine, a Pimms and Prosecco tent, fabulous food, outstanding music on Friday night and all day Saturday, and a wonderful summer festival family feel, what are you waiting for?
Event runs from Midday - 11pm Tickets: £7 (includes 2 beer tokens, a commemorative glass and souvenir programme). Venue: Poppleton Junior Football Club, Millfield Lane, York, YO26 6NY Website: Full details on the website HERE.
Saturday 23rd June Sunnycon Anime Expo Performance time: 11.15am - 11.45am / Taiko workshop time: 3pm Sunny Expo 2018 is returning to St James Park in Newcastle Upon Tyne. It will be another weekend packed full of guests, panels, experts, talks,anime, Japanese culture, and cosplay.
Tickets: Day £15.00 / Weekend (3days) £25.00 Tickets available to book here Venue: St James' Park, Barrack Rd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 4ST Website: Full details on the Sunnycon website HERE.
Sunday 24th June St Leonard's Hospice Summer Fair Performance time: 12.45pm and 1.30pm (20 min sets) Charity Summer Fair with games, BBQ, stalls, animals and entertainment. Event runs from 12pm - 4pm
Saturday 7th July Staxtonbury Music Festival Performance time: Main stage 12pm - 12.30pm Family music festival set in panoramic site near the Yorkshire Wolds, Celebrating their tenth year with five stages and 100s of bands.
Tickets: Range from £10 - £50, Ticket details here. Venue: Manor Farm, Staxton, near Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO253QH Website: Full details on the festival website HERE.
**FESTIVAL NOW POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 2019** Platform Festival Performance time: TBC Set in the historic Old Station building in the market town of Pocklington with another fantastic array of artists perform across three stages to over 3000 people.
Tickets: Price TBC Venue: The Old Station, Pocklington, York, YO42 2NJ Website: Full details will soon be on the festival website HERE.
Saturday 28th July The Great Yorkshire Fringe Performance time: 3pm The Great Yorkshire Fringe returns this Summer! The festival has wowed York with three years of festivities on Parliament Street, and for 2017 took comedy, variety and family entertainment to even more locations in the heart of the city.
Tickets: Adult £10 / concession £8 / family of 4 £25 Tickets available to book here Venue: The Turnpot, St Sampsons Square, Parliament St, York Website: Full details on the festival website HERE.
**EVENT CANCELLED** The Great Big Woolley Wellyfest Performance time: TBC / Taiko workshop times: TBC A gentle little festival for ‘grown up’ children, with entertainment for the whole family.
Tickets: Price from £10 (under 3's are free). Available online here. Venue: Beacon Hill Farm, Woolley Edge, Wakefield, WF4 2LQ Website: All details will be posted on the Facebook page HERE.
Some of our past performances were at: The Royal Armouries, Leeds Royal Hall, Harrogate Great Yorkshire Fringe Yorkshire Cosplay con (Sheffield Arena) Sunnycon (St James' Park, Newcastle) Milton Rooms, Malton Baths Hall, Scunthorpe Bram Stoker Film Festival, Whitby Pavilion Proms at the Priory (Hodsock Priory) National Railway Museum, York Opening of 'Issho' Japanese restaurant in Leeds Galtres Festival Great Big Wellyfest (Wakefield) Minster FM's Sounds in the grounds at Castle Howard Lexus NX launch (Bradford) Martial Arts Culture Show, Bridlington Spa Riding Lights theatre, York Heron Theatre, Beetham Black Swan Folk Festival York Carnival Malton Food Festival York Beer festival Poppleton Beer festival UK Taiko Festival in Exeter Rowntree Park Birthday Party Acomb Green Summer Fair Wakefield Lit Fest (Tanka and Taiko show in Wakefield Cathedral) Brewery Beats - Art and Drums (Treboom Brewery Open Day) Selby Little Fest (in Selby Abbey) Ilkley Lit Fest (in West Yorkshire Playhouse) Selby Xmas lights switch on University of York Japan Day