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Carricks fish van in Richmond's busy Market Place

Richmond Town Council

Richmond is a charming market town blessed with a spectacular topographical setting in Swale Valley, gateway to the Yorkshire Dales.

Its sloping Market Place is a delight, surrounded by mainly 18th century buildings with the Gothic medieval Trinity Church in the middle, and a clock tower at the head of it. Richmond Castle, with its commanding position overlooking the valley, was among the earliest built in England after the Norman Conquest.

People enjoying Richmond falls

About Our Town

Founded by the Normans in 1071, Richmond is a vibrant market town

Richmond is extremely conscious of its legacy, which includes the captivatingly beautiful Georgian Theatre Royal in its original building, now sympathetically extended to provide a range of much-needed facilities, such as a cafe/bar, and numerous examples of fine town houses built by wool merchants in the 18th century. There's a weekly outdoor market in the Market Place, keeping that great tradition alive, and a farmers' market every three weeks. The award-winning Station, opened in 2007, is stunning, with a cinema, restaurant and a range of shops serving local produce, a visit to Richmond Station is not to be missed.

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FREE CONCERTS 12TH AND 26TH...

FREE CONCERTS 12TH AND 26TH...

12 Sep 2021

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There will be two free concerts during September and these will be taking place in the Friary Gardens. Leyburn Band Concert - Sunday 12th September, 2.00pm - 3.00pm 'FOURUM' Concert...

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

24 Sep 2021

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The Town Hall is joining in with the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning! Come and join us for a cuppa and cake from 10.30am until 1.00pm! All donations will be in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Coffee Mornings 2022

Coffee Mornings 2022

27 Sep 2021

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RICHMOND TOWN HALL COFFEE MORNINGS 2022 Would all Charities & Organisations wishing to apply for a Thursday or Saturday Coffee Morning during 2022 please apply in writing, not later than...