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All the latest news and articles relating to the World of James Herriot Visitor Centre in Thirsk

Easter Holidays at the World of James Herriot

Easter Holidays at the World of James Herriot

Easter Bank Holiday is always an Eggciting time for children At The World of James Herriot in Thirsk The good news is that we are open right through the Easter Bank Holiday, with our usual opening times, from 10.00am to […]
James Herriot Memorabilia in Germany

James Herriot Memorabilia in Germany

A very special association has developed between the largest Veterinary medicine and equipment company in Germany, and ‘The World of James Herriot’, based in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Dr. Thomas Nonnewitz,  Director of WDT, Cooperative Company of German Veterinarians, exhibits at […]
The World of James Herriot is a finalist in the British Coach Tourism Awards 2017

The World of James Herriot is a finalist in the British Coach Tourism Awards 2017

The World of James Herriot is a finalist in the British Coach Tourism Awards 2017 The World of James Herriot in Thirsk is one of seven finalists for the Coach Friendly Visitor Attraction Award in the British Coach Tourism Awards […]
From Russia with Love

From Russia with Love

 World of James Herriot team to visit and meet Moscow’s Herriot Fans for James Herriot Exhibition at The State Darwin Museum Moscow in Russia   An invitation to the State Darwin Museum Moscow in Russia has been received by the […]
Feeling Low? 7 Ways Animals Can Improve Your Health

Feeling Low? 7 Ways Animals Can Improve Your Health

Watching TV shows about animals or being around animals is a great way to get rid of January blues. Here’s why animals can improve health and happiness and perk you up when you’re feeling low. The winter is really kicking […]
Fans of the BBC series Country file are in for a real treat this Boxing day for an hour at 12:50pm

Fans of the BBC series Country file are in for a real treat this Boxing day for an hour at 12:50pm

Fans of the BBC series Country file are in for a real treat this Boxing day for an hour at  12:50pm! Ellie Harrison is in our visitor centre to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alf Wight – […]
Black Tie Gala Dinner promo video – 100th Anniversary of the birth of Alf Wight

Black Tie Gala Dinner promo video – 100th Anniversary of the birth of Alf Wight

     
“Fabulous Centenary Anniversary”

“Fabulous Centenary Anniversary”

“Fabulous Centenary Anniversary” of famous veterinary surgeon and author Alf Wight OBE FRCVS, (‘James Herriot’) with original cast members of the ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ BBC TV series and worldwide fans in attendance. A black tie gala dinner on […]
NEW BOOK: All Memories Great & Small

NEW BOOK: All Memories Great & Small

NEW BOOK: “ALL MEMORIES GREAT & SMALL” Released in December 2016 as part of the 100th birthday celebrations for James Herriot, All Memories Great & Small is the ideal companion book to the classic BBC series. Every episode is accompanied by […]

A message from Rosie Page & Jim Wight

Rosie Page & Jim Wight (Alf’s Son and Daughter) and Families, would like to thank:  The Stars of All Creatures Great & Small, celebrity guests, and all guests from far and near who are attending the Gala Dinner, held in Honour of the Centenary of […]