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The events listed on this website are in and around the National Park. The events are listed and managed by businesses and other organisations. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority is not responsible for events unless it is stated that we are the organiser. If you have any queries about events please contact the event organiser directly.


The Green Howards Museum Richmond, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

FREE exhibition in the museum entrance showcasing the enduring links between the regiment and the town. Featuring the stories of local people and their military connections over time, we hope our CONNECTED special exhibition will encourage even more personal objects, memories and information to be shared with us during 2024.

Great Escapes

The Green Howards Museum Richmond, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Our special exhibition, Great Escapes, explores a rich history of daring feats, escape and evasion, the kindness of strangers, personal sacrifice, split-second decision making, fighting retreats and real-life survival by the skin of your teeth. Entry to Great Escapes is included with your admission. Plan your visit now.

Mark Bradley Art Exhibition

The Old Courthouse, Shap Main Street, Shap

Mark Bradley is a watercolour artist and sculptor. He works out of Brougham Hall, Eamont Bridge near Penrith.  He trained in art at Carlisle College but is largely self-taught.  The majority of his paintings are of landscapes.  Mark was taught ceramics by Annie Peaker of Lazonby and enjoys throwing on the wheel. He was greatly influenced by wildlife sculptor, […]

The Space We Fill – NOLITEX

Farfield Mill Garsdale Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria, United Kingdom

What is a space? Where are the spaces? Who fills the spaces and why? Nolitex have been exploring these issues and invites viewers to consider the spaces they fill. NOLITEX, (Notts. Lincs. Textile Artists) is a group of artists which promotes textile and mixed media art through regular exhibitions. The group has exhibited in the […]

Ghyll, Gryke and Glyph – Ann Evans and Gina Tawn

Farfield Mill Garsdale Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Inspired by the wild and beautiful Northern Fells and a shared history of drawing from life, local artists Gina Tawn and Ann Evans collaborate to make a new collection of work. The work considers and explores the human and mythological connections perceived in landforms; concepts of transformation and the textures of time. Ann and Gina […]

Step by Step – Kay Leech and Gillian Cooper

Farfield Mill Garsdale Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria, United Kingdom

As Kay lives in Cumbria and Gillian lives in the Trossachs, textiles and walking are intertwined within their lives. The steady rhythm of walking is echoed by the rhythm of stitch. The building up of layers with material and stitch and the repetitive process of stitch resonates with the layers of footpaths crisscrossing the landscape […]

Water – An Exhibition by Jo Garlick and Lynn Ward

Yore Mill Craft Shop and Gallery Yore Mill, Church Bank, Leyburn, United Kingdom

‘Water’ is an exhibition that features new work by Lynn Ward and Jo Garlick which explores their responses to the theme of water.   Rivers, ponds, waterfalls, clouds, puddles and the wildlife within inspires both Artists. Their unique styles complement each other to bring an interesting exhibition of the natural world. Lynn paints in both oil […]

Peter Bolton Art Exhibition

The Old Sawmill Cafe Riverside, Clapham

On Friday 12th, Saturday 13th, Sunday 14th & Monday 15th April 2024 local painter Peter Bolton will exhibit a selection of his works in The Reginald Farrer Room at The Old Sawmill Cafe, showcasing iconic views in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas.

Skipton Town Hall Spring Tea Dance

Skipton Town Hall High St, Skipton

Bring your dancing shoes to the spring edition of our ever popular Town Hall Tea Dance! You will be entertained by Blackpool Tower resident organist, John Bowdler. Tickets include sweet treats and unlimited tea and coffee, served to you by our friendly staff.

BROADRAKE – Willow Curlews in aid of Curlew Action

Broadrake Bunkbarn Chapel-le-dale, Ingleton, North Yorkshire

A second date for the lovely Curlew workshop which is part of Ground Nest Fest event hosted by Wild Ingleborough, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust running from 13th-21st April 2024. They will be running events throughout the week to raise awareness of the difficulties faced by ground nesting birds in the Dales. This workshop is suitable for […]