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Sheep Judging
Sheep and their owners line up for the judge at Muker Show
Sheep Judging
Cheese Experience at the Creamery
Razan Alsous, Talking about Yorkshire Dama Cheese Credit: Stephen Garnett
Cheese Experience at the Creamery
Judging time at Muker Show
Three pretty perfect looking onions. Credit: Stephen Garnett
Judging time at Muker Show

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A new look for our events calendar!

Our fantastic Yorkshire Dales-wide events calendar received a makeover in 2017. It is packed with new features and is even easier to use. 

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Photographers of the North West at Farfield Mill

Thursday, 30 August 2018
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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This collaborative exhibition will be showing work from 5 north west photographers with a range of subjects and styles. Photographers include Bill Lowis, Dylan Reynolds, Matt Gartside, Peter Wiseman and Susannah Harpham.

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Hideyuki Sobue – Sanpo

Friday, 7 September 2018
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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Hideyuki Sobue, who lives and works in the Lake District, UK, graduated from Osaka University of Arts, Japan (awarded a scholarship). His art practice is focused on painting and drawing, exploring how to derive the maximum technical and conceptual potential from those practices. In this exhibition Sobue explores “sanpo” which means walk, stroll, ramble, and …

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Stacey Moore: From Pencil to Paper

Saturday, 8 September 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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Stacey Moore is one of Yorkshire’s most gifted young coloured pencil artists. Brought up in the countryside its no surprise that the Yorkshire Wildlife and farm animals are the main inspirations behind her work. Working in coloured pencils she specialises in realism, her attention to detail allows her to capture the personality and emotion behind …

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TwoPlusTwo

Saturday, 8 September 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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A diverse exhibition by four artists living in the North East: Margaret Weavill Phyll Bryning Mike Swinney Deryck Simpson

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Richmond School Photography

Saturday, 22 September 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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We are once again thrilled and excited to be able to support local photography students by showing examples of their exam coursework in our artisan gallery. Previous years have shown their range and skill to be inspirational and we are proud to celebrate the exemplary heritage of art in all our local secondary schools by …

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Richmond Walking & Book Festival (RWBF) Walk 6: High Fells Challenge Day 2 – Dodd & Wether Fells.

Monday, 24 September 2018
Lidl Car Park, Richmond, off Queen's Road, DL10 4AJ

Walk includes Gayle, Dodd Fell, Roman Cam High Road, Wether Fell and Drumaldrace. Start 9.00am, 12 miles, Moderate/hard.

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RBWF Walk 7: Feldom Wander.

Monday, 24 September 2018
Lidl Car Park, Richmond, off Queen's Road, DL10 4AJ

Always the first walk to be fully booked due to the appeal of its special access to rarely-walked MOD land, this Army training area includes a mix of heather moorland, scattered woods and deep cut valleys and is rich in wildlife and archaeology including ancient rock art and cup & ring marks.

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RWBF Health Walk 1: Hartforth & Gillingwood Hall.

Monday, 24 September 2018
Gilling West Village Hall, Gilling West, DL10 5JJ

This walk includes Hartforth, Gilling Beck, Jagger Lane, Gillingwood Hall Farm. Refreshments at Gilling West’s The White Swan. 10.15am start, 4 miles, Easy.

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Richmond Walking & Book Festival

Monday, 24 September 2018
Castle Hill Bookshop, Castle Hill Richmond, DL10 4QL

Enjoy a choice of daytime Walks around Richmond and the northern Yorkshire Dales and an author event in the evening.

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RWBF Talk 3: Updating, and using, maps with Ordnance Survey and ‘The Dales 30’.

Monday, 24 September 2018
Richmond Town Hall, Market Place, DL10 4QL

For more than 200 years, Ordnance Survey has helped people explore Great Britain with their iconic maps and, this evening two of their regional managers, Mark cuthbert & Nigel Rouse, will give an overview of how the land is surveyed and the data is collected. Also, and using his book ‘The Dales 30’, Jonathan Smith …

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RWBF: Drummer Boy Story Circle: Trading Tales.

Monday, 24 September 2018
The Buck Hotel, Richmond, Newbiggin, DL10 4DX

Monthly Story-Telling Circle – come and listen; come and tell a story…

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Richmond Walking & Book Festival (RWBF) Walk 9: High Fells Challenge Day 3 – Old Cote Moor Top.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Lidl Car Park, Richmond, off Queen's Road, DL10 4AJ

Walk includes Buckden, Starbotton bridge, Littondale, Arncliffe, Litton and Old Cote Moor Top. Starts 9.00am, 11 miles, medium/hard.

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RWBF Walk 11: Hackfall Woods and The River Ure.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Lidl Car Park, Richmond, off Queen's Road, DL10 4AJ

This walk includes Hackfall Woods and its many follies, a stretch of the Ripon Rowell Walk along the River Ure. Starts at 9.30am, 5 miles, moderate.

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RWBF Walk 10: The Muker to Keld Classic.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Lidl Car Park, Richmond, off Queen's Road, DL10 4AJ

This walk includes Muker, the Swale Gorge, Keld and Kisdon Hill. Starts 9.15am, 5.5 miles, easy. Sponsors: Purple Creative – www.purplecs.com

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For the Love of Trees

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
The Old Courthouse, Shap Penrith, CA10 3NL

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Exhibition showcasing work by local artists in celebration of the humble arbour. The display includes; painting, prints, ceramics, drawings, photography, mixed media. NB: Opening times vary – visit www.theoldcourthouse.org

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Richmond Walking & Book Festival

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Castle Hill Bookshop, Castle Hill Richmond, DL10 4QL

Enjoy a choice of daytime Walks around Richmond and the northern Yorkshire Dales and an author event in the evening.

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‘1918: The Long Last Mile’ Exhibition

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
The Folly, Victoria Street, BD24 9EY

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‘1918: The Long Last Mile’ exhibition 26 June – 22 December The final year of WWI took the greatest toll of lives among the men of North Craven and in this, the next in our series of commemorative exhibitions as part of the Craven and the First World War project, we look at their stories, the …

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RWBF Town Walk 2: A Gentle Stroll Through Richmond.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Castle Hill Bookshop, Castle Hill Richmond, DL10 4QL

Your guide, John Culpan, author of the booklet ‘Gentle Stroll Through Richmond’, takes you for a walk around this most interesting of Georgian market towns. Starts 2.15pm.

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RWBF Talk 4: Life in Georgian Richmond – A Diary and Its Secrets.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

The Georgian era was a period of immense change and, through a newly discovered diary, local historian, Jane Hatcher and former lecturer and editor, Bob Woodings, present a rare opportunity to hear the authentic voice of the mid-eighteenth century. Hear about fairs and markets, horse racing, travelling players and the changing role of women as …

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RWBF Talk 5: Festival Reading Group – Peter Robinson and his Richmond-based novel ‘Before the Poison’.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Richmond Library, Queen's Road, DL10 4AE

Using many of Richmond’s venues and locations as a back-drop, Festival President Peter Robinson, discusses his book ‘Before the Poison’. Sponsored by Richmond Library (CRACCL) and NYCC.

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RWBF Talk 6: Yorkshire – A Lyrical History of England’s Greatest County.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Richmond Methodist Church, Queen's Road, DL10 4AE

Using his early career working on the excavations under York Minster in 1971 and subsequent role as Director for British Archaeology, Richard Morris weaves history, family stories, travelogue and ecology to reveal how Yorkshire has taken shape as a landscape.

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Whipping it Up – A Political Comedy by Steve Thompson

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Skipton Little Theatre, Clifford Street, BD23 2AD

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It’s a week before Christmas, and the new Tory government is facing dissent over its latest Bill. With a majority of only three, the Whip’s office is out in full force, and they’ll stop at nothing to keep the strays in line. But they’re in for a long night: boy scouts are rioting in Whitehall, …

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BROADRAKE – English Basket Making

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Broadrake, Chapel-le-Dale Ingleton, LA6 3AX

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A 2 day workshop to learn how to make a traditional round English basket using sustainable willow grown by popular Phil Bradley. He is a very experienced tutor with a lovely gentle teaching style to guide the class through all the different stages and techniques to create their own functional basket to take home. The …

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Richmond Walking & Book Festival (RWBF) Walk 12: High Fells Challenge Day 4 – The Shunners.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Lidl Car Park, Richmond, off Queen's Road, DL10 4AJ

This walk includes Hardraw, Great Shunner Fell, Little Shunner, Fossdale Moss and Hearne Beck. Starts 9.00am, 10 miles, moderate. Sponsors: Purple Creative www.purplecs.com

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RWBF Walk 13: Carlton-in-Coverdale.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Lidl Car Park, Richmond, off Queen's Road, DL10 4AJ

This walk explores the former stagecoach and pack-horse routes of picturesque Coverdale as well as bridle paths and fine long-distance views. Starts 9.15am, 10 miles, moderate.

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RWBF Walk 14: A ‘Holmdale’ Ramble.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Lidl Car Park, Richmond, off Queen's Road, DL10 4AJ

The name ‘Holmdale’ does not appear on any OS map but is a local reference to a dale that extends 5 miles north of Richmond running parallel to the A66. With far-reaching and stunning views of Teesdale, ancient woods and trackways and settlements, this is a treasure of a walk. Starts 9.30am, 8.5 miles, moderate.

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RWBF Walk 15: Marske to Helwith Walk & Talk.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Lidl Car Park, Richmond, off Queen's Road, DL10 4AJ

Join staff from the Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust on a circular walk that includes becks, Telfit Bank, Helwith Tea Garden, fields and woodland. Starts 9.45am, 6 miles, moderate. Sponsors: The Yorkshire Dales River Trust – www.yorkshiredalesrivertrust.com

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Richmond Walking & Book Festival

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Castle Hill Bookshop, Castle Hill Richmond, DL10 4QL

Enjoy a choice of Walks in and around Richmond and the northern Dales as well as an author event in the evening.

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RWBF Health Walk 3: Catterick Racecourse.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
St Anne’s Church, Catterick Village, , DL10 7LN

Explore the precious turf of Catterick Racecourse as the managers kindly let us use the racecourse tracks with refreshments afterwards at the village cafe. Starts 10.15am, 2.5 miles, easy.

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RWBF Town Walk 3: Richmond Town Guided Walk.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Richmond Town Hall, Market Place, DL10 4QL

Join one of a group of enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers for one of this beautiful Georgian town’s regular tours.

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