The Yorkshire Highwayman

Skipton Castle

Delve into the shadowy realm of 17th-century highway robbery as Swift Nick regales you with tales of his daring heists, narrow escapes, and audacious feats of deception. Learn about his fabled 200-mile dash from Kent to York, orchestrated with such speed and skill that it earned him the admiration of none other than King Charles II himself.

Experience the thrill of the chase as Swift Nick recounts his daring escapades on the open road, outwitting pursuers and defying the forces of law and order at every turn. Discover the secrets of his success, from his uncanny ability to evade capture to his legendary charm and wit.

But beware, for behind the guise of the gentleman rogue lies a cunning and calculating mind, always one step ahead of his adversaries. Will you dare to match wits with Swift Nick, or will you find yourself ensnared in his web of deception?

Don't miss this rare opportunity to come face to face with a true legend of the highway. Join us at Skipton Castle on 15-16 June and uncover the truth behind the myth of Swift Nick, the most notorious highwayman of his time.

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July 13, 2024 – July 14, 2024

The Bailey, Skipton BD23 1AW
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April 18, 2024 – November 3, 2024

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, 12 Park Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 7AJ
Whitsun at the NYMR

May 27, 2024 – June 2, 2024

12 Park Street, Pickering YO18 7A
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August 14, 2024 – August 18, 2024

Thorp Perrow, Bedale DL8 2PR