Thirsk & District has a vibrant and growing business community. With a number of business and industrial parks attracting large companies to the area. SME’s and micro-businesses thrive alongside these companies. Thirsk & District Business Association aims to meet the needs of all businesses in the area.

Joining Thirsk & District Business Association is more than just becoming a member of a business club - it brings benefits to you and your business too.

  • Free entry or discounted rates to our events which will include training, business legal updates and networking
  • Listing on the website
  • 10 % discount on advertising in our bi-monthly magazine Keep It Local Thirsk
  • Opportunity to be featured in the business spotlight on this website
  • Opportunity to create and take part in member to member offers and promotions

The chance to build relationships with other businesses in the area.

  • Access to marketing and social media support
  • Preferential rates for exhibiting your business at our events
  • Member stickers showing other business and your customers you are proud to be part of Thirsk & District Business Association

Membership is just £45 and you can sign up here.


Events Schedule 2020 

Business events now planned until the end of the year, our events are open to all members and non-members including business owners, employees, managers, volunteers from Thirsk and the surrounding areas:

17 January - Breakfast networking at The Feed Room

6 February - Breakfast networking at Tea Time Cafe

26 March – Networking lunch in Thirsk at Bianco's - POSTPONED

15 April – Early evening networking at Spilman's Farm - POSTPONED

7 May – Early evening networking in Thirsk - POSTPONED

9 June – Breakfast networking at Thirsk Auction Mart

1 July – Afternoon at Thirsk Races – Members only event

22 July - Early evening networking at The World of James Herriot

*August - no events scheduled*

10 September – Morning Pop-up café in Thirsk

Early October – Halloween themed evening networking

22 October – Thirsk & District Business Expo at Thirsk Racecourse

12 November – Early evening networking at Tea Time Cafe

Early December – Christmas drinks in Thirsk

Head over the the Events section for details on our upcoming events.


Keep It Local Thirsk

Thirsk & District Business Association are exploring new ways to promote our local businesses and members. With this in mind, we will be launching a bi-monthly magazine called Keep It Local Thirsk.

The magazine will be Royal Mail delivered to all YO7 postcodes alternative months starting in July (6 editions per year). Only businesses based in/or servicing the YO7 postcode areas will be permitted to advertise, so no national advertisers will be included.

The publication will contain a newsletter from the T&DBA and other things Business Association related including information from our very active Thirsk Chamber of Trade Ladies Group.

Gemma Symmonds from My Little Graphics Co will be heading the project for us as well as designing the ads to your specifications. For full details click here or go to Keep It Local Facebook page. T&DBA members will get a 10% discount on all the advertised prices regardless of which ad size you choose.