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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

New events calendar

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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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A taster for the coming month is listed below - head over to our events calendar to see the full listing .

The roadside wildflower exhibition

Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Yoredale, Bainbridge (Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority offices), DL8 3EL

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Inspired by the work of Judy Dunford, our latest exhibition – The roadside wildflower – will be touring around the Yorkshire Dales National Park, in Shap, Orton, Hawes and Bainbridge. Judy Dunford – known locally as the ‘flowerlady’ – had amassed tens of thousands of close-up photographs of the wildflowers growing in the verges. At the …

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E.M. Lafuente – Landscapes of the Mind

Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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  Elisa paintings are inspired by the landscapes of northern England, while mixing Mediterranean colours of her background. To paint is her inner need to look for balance and harmony both within her and in the picture. She allows this process to continually develop, letting the painting talk to her, listening and trying not to …

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“Dales Inspiration” art exhibition

Saturday, 14 July 2018
Masham Town Hall, Little Market Place, HG4 4DY

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An exhibition by 18 exceptional Yorkhsire artists in watercolours, oils, printmaking, pencil, felt, glass, wool and photography, of work inspired by the Dales landscape traditional and new. This year’s selected artists are: Robert Austin; Jennifer Bailey; Helen Costello; Sue Dewhurst; Jo Garlick; John Hebborn; Alison Hill; Carolyn Hird-Rogers; Catherine Jackson; Clare Lindley; Holly Magdalene Scott; …

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AN EXCITING SUMMER EXIBITION AT RIVERS EDGE HOLIDAY HOME & LODGE PARK.

Monday, 16 July 2018
Rivers Edge Holiday Home & Lodge Park, Bentham Road, LA6 3HR

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Special Summer event being held at the Rivers Edge Holiday Home & Lodge Park, Ingleton, LA6 3HR in which we will showcase some of our latest models & one of our friendly team will show you around our beautiful 5 star park. This will be a fantastic opportunity to ask any questions about ownership in …

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Butterflies and Moths

Monday, 16 July 2018
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre, BD24 9PU

The unique diversity of habitat around Malham Tarn contributes to an interesting selection of Lepidoptera. Many nationally-scarce moths associated with fens, mosses and moorland can be found, as well as a small selection of special butterflies. Learn about the ecology of nationally significant species and how to identify them.

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Ann C. Haslam – Beyond 4 Walls

Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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17 July – 4 September Ann is developing new concepts using natural and manufactured materials to explore and express her ideas. In these latest pieces, she expands colour relationships and the qualities of light absorption and reflection in order to stimulate surface movement. Her approach utilises and manipulates the assemblage of an extensive range of …

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‘1918: The Long Last Mile’ Exhibition

Friday, 20 July 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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Greek Night

Friday, 20 July 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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Join The Station Café for a Mediterranean style buffet Whole roast salmon with mango salsa Roast topside of beef both served with flatbreads Salad bar: Greek salad / tsatziki / herb sweet potatoes with cous-cous / rice, herb & watermelon salad Roasted stone fruit with sweetened yoghurt Baklava Friday 20th and Saturday 21st July 5-8pm …

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Charity Quiz NIght

Friday, 20 July 2018
Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road Reeth, DL11 6QT

A Charity Quiz Night, with supper, wine bar and raffle, to raise money for the Community First Responders and The Royal British Legion. 7.30pm start. Tickets are £8 per person. To book a team (maximum of six) contact Ian 01748-884854 or John 01748- 886246.

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`Ont’ Hills`

Friday, 20 July 2018
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Stories and poems from the Dales as performed by Margaret Rule and Marilyn Longstaff. Bring your donations and enjoy a social evening as part of the Friends of the Museum Annual Gift Day. Free – donations welcome.

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A Spot on The Wall

Saturday, 21 July 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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Our popular open art exhibition returns in the summer 2018. Spot on the wall showcases an ever-changing display of work from amateur and professional artists. Check our website for more details.

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Leyburn 1940s Weekend

Saturday, 21 July 2018
Leyburn Market Place, Market Place, DL8 5DQ

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This popular event in Leyburn’s Events and Festival calendar continues to grow. The Market Place in the centre of town becomes an arena for all things 1940s – with music, singing, dancing, stalls and all manner of vehicles: including military vehicles, farm machinery, buses, vintage cars, steam traction engines… Come and Enjoy the Fun

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Ingleton Gala Day and Mountain Race

Saturday, 21 July 2018
Ingleton, Community Centre Sports Field, LA6 3HG

Fun for all the family with a parade, stalls, activities and fancy dress.

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Spot on the Wall

Saturday, 21 July 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

Our popular open art exhibition returns for another year. Visitors will enjoy an ever-changing display of work from amateur and professional artists.The exhibition takes our gallery space, and all the work is for sale. Artists book a spot on our wall or hire a cabinet to display their work, then hold their breath and wait. …

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Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink Festival

Saturday, 21 July 2018
Funkirk Farm, Carleton, BD23 3AB

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300 local exhibitors, local chef demonstrations, a fun day out for all the family.

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Masham Steam Engine Rally, Marfield

Saturday, 21 July 2018


On Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July, Masham will once again be alive with steam, with impressive steam engines rolling into the “Gateway to Wensleydale” in a scene repeated annually since 1965. This year’s event will see 45 full-size steam engines and around 800 other exhibits including over 150 tractors arrive from all over Britain. …

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Coffee morning

Saturday, 21 July 2018
Reeth Evangelical Congregational Church, The Green Reeth, DL11 6TE

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An informal drop-in for coffee and cake in the schoolroom at the back of the chapel. Disabled access & facilities available.

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15th Century Castle Life

Saturday, 21 July 2018
Skipton Castle, , BD23 1AW

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Buckingham’s Retinue recreates life as it may have been in Skipton during the Wars of the Roses

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Evie Ladin & Keith Terry

Saturday, 21 July 2018
Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road Reeth, DL11 6QT

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Evie Ladin & Keith Terry are based in Oakland, Calfornia. Evie is a singer-songwriter, plays clawhammer banjo and is a percussive dancer. Trained as a jazz drummer, Keith is a master percussionist, plays stand-up bass and is the founder of the International Body Music Festival. Appalachian string band music at its best! Tickets are £12 …

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Barns, Walls & Bridges

Sunday, 22 July 2018
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Come along on this 4 mile (6.4km) walk in Herriot country and enjoy panoramic views over Upper Wensleydale.  Barns, walls and bridges are important features of Wensleydale and played a crucial part in the development of local industry and agriculture. The walk includes the woodland and waterfalls of Shaw Gill.   A level 3 YDNPA …

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Stories in Stone Evening Caving Trip

Monday, 23 July 2018
Selside, ,

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We are a local business that has been operating for 27 years and we would love to introduce you to the wonders of the Yorkshire Dales underground. We will meet you at the parking place nearest the cave and directions will be given on booking. Everyone will change into the caving kit at the road head …

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Creative Summer School – Photo Workshop

Tuesday, 24 July 2018
The Space, Anvil Square, DL11 6TD

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A sense of Selfie, portraiture and telling your tale through Photography. Creative and fun, learn about the art of selfie, before learning to use a camera to take your own portraits. A series of workshops for young people, aged 11-16. The workshops enable young people to engage in the Arts in new and contemporary ways. …

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Drystone Walling Demonstration

Tuesday, 24 July 2018
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling – one of the most iconic features of the National Park landscape.  From the foundations to the top stones, during four short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for …

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Farm walk at Low Borrowbridge Farm

Tuesday, 24 July 2018
Low Borrowbridge Farm, Tebay, CA103XX

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Family friendly walk around our farm. Learn about how our sheep and cows look after the landscape. Visit our Roman fort and learn about the history of the farm. Walk lasts approximately 60-90 mins. The walk will be led by the author Andrea Meanwell and her books ‘A Native Breed’ and ‘In My Boots’ will …

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Secret Squirrel

Tuesday, 24 July 2018
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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This is a gentle 1½ mile (2.4km) guided walk in search of the charming Red Squirrels of Wensleydale. Join wildlife officer Ian Court on a search for tracks and signs of local wildlife, ending at the Snaizeholme Red Squirrel view point. Find out how we have managed to protect and record the squirrels both here …

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Barbon to Casterton Round

Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Barbon Village Hall, New Road, LA6 2LL

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Join us on this pleasant low-level 8 mile (12.9km) walk taking in fields and quiet country lanes in the valley of the River Lune, with lovely views across to the hills. There are several points of interest, including the Bronte sisters’ connection to Casterton and various country houses – Barbon Manor, Casterton Hall and Whelprigg, and …

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Dales Discovery

Wednesday, 25 July 2018
St Margaret’s Church, Hawes, Main Street, DL8 3QL

A series of audio-visual shows and talks on the theme of the Yorkshire Dales. These will be of interest to visitors and are well attended by local residents, too. The events are held weekly through the main summer holidays in St Margaret’s Church, Hawes, starting at 8.00pm and lasting about one hour. The events are …

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Go Wild!

Thursday, 26 July 2018
Malham National Park Centre, Malham, BD23 4DA

Go Wild! about wildlife. Can you spot a bullhead or catch a caddis fly nymph? Come paddle with us and find out. We’ll be stream dipping, doing wildlife investigations and making crafty stuff from nature. Free drop-in activities for accompanied 5 to 12 year olds – all you need to bring is an adult to …

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Taste in Time – Farmhouse Food

Friday, 27 July 2018
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Drop in  and taste old fashioned farmhouse food.  Hear how cheese, butter and oakcakes were made in a traditional Yorkshire Dales farmhouse. Part of Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales – a celebration. Included in museum admission.

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Escape consumerism – yoga and horse therapy

Saturday, 28 July 2018
The Wenning, Station Road, LA2 7LS

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Do you ever feel overwhelmed by how much you spend? or throw away? Does the frenetic pace of our consumer lifestyle drain you of joy and energy? Many of us are addicted to shopping, phones, TV, and shorts bursts of pleasure or instant gratification that keep us from being present in our lives and following our true …

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