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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 […]
Church Welcomes All Creatures

Church Welcomes All Creatures

  Where: St Mary’s Church, Kirkgate Thirsk North Yorkshire, YO7 1PR When: Sunday 18th September 2016 at 10.15am   St Mary’s Church in Kirkgate, Thirsk, is to host an Animal Blessing Service as part of the celebrations for the 100th […]
CHRISTOPHER TIMOTHY ATTENDING OUR HERRIOT 100 GALA DINNER

CHRISTOPHER TIMOTHY ATTENDING OUR HERRIOT 100 GALA DINNER

CHRISTOPHER TIMOTHY LEADS AN ALL-STAR LINE-UP AT OUR HERRIOT 100 GALA DINNER We are thrilled to announce that CHRISTOPHER TIMOTHY, the award-winning star of all 90 episodes of “All Creatures Great & Small”, will be attending our Gala Dinner on October […]
ROBERT HARDY JOINS OUR GALA DINNER LINE UP!

ROBERT HARDY JOINS OUR GALA DINNER LINE UP!

ROBERT HARDY JOINS OUR GALA DINNER LINE UP! BREAKING NEWS! We are delighted to announce that BAFTA winner Robert Hardy CBE, FSA, who played Siegfried Farnon in all 90 episodes of “All Creatures Great & Small”, will be attending our Gala […]
GALA DINNER GUESTS: Carol Drinkwater, Norman Mann, Derek Hicks…

GALA DINNER GUESTS: Carol Drinkwater, Norman Mann, Derek Hicks…

MEET THE STARS OF “ALL CREATURES GREAT & SMALL”! We are delighted to announce that multi award-winning actress and best-selling author Carol Drinkwater will be attending our ‘Black Tie Gala Dinner’. Carol played Helen Herriot in the hit BBC series between 1978 […]
Gala Dinner Celebrating 100th Anniversary of the birth of Alf Wight!

Gala Dinner Celebrating 100th Anniversary of the birth of Alf Wight!

SPECIAL EVENT! This October sees your opportunity to be part of this wonderful celebration of the life of Alf Wight – better known to us all as the world’s most famous vet ‘James Herriot’. On Saturday the 1st of October 2016 – […]