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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

Our events calendar has moved home and had a revamp.

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A new look for our events calendar!

Our fantastic Yorkshire Dales-wide events calendar has received a makeover for 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 new events calendar to see the full listing .

One Image. A Thousand Words.

Saturday, 13 January 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

This collection of images explores the well-known phrase, ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’. “No picture means the same thing to any two people. Photography isn’t always about getting the perfect shot, it is often about what that image meant to the person who took it. Many of the images within this collection will …

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Beside The Meadow

Saturday, 13 January 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

A colourful celebration discovering wildlife in the Dales, created in a collection of atmospheric watercolours by Anne Miller”I enjoyed growing up in a small North Yorkshire village, roaming through apple orchards and exploring fields, countryside lanes and riverbanks, observing wildflowers, animals and the turquoise flash of damselflies hovering over ponds.Childhood influences and continuing curiosity, encourage …

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Bear and Butterfly

Thursday, 18 January 2018
Methodist Church Hall, Leyburn, Market Place, DL8 5EG

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Top class Children’s theatre comes to Wensleydale! Thurs Jan 18th at 4.00pm in The Old School House Bear and Butterfly Bear likes peace & quiet, then Caterpillar arrives… Live music & a giant tree in a charming tale of love, loss & friendship. £6.50/ Family 20.00   Live music & a giant tree in a …

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Coffee morning

Saturday, 20 January 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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Victorian Skipton – free guided walk

Saturday, 20 January 2018
Skipton, Skipton High Street, BD23 1FD

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A free guided walk around Skipton to discover the mills, churches, pubs and transport so essential to the daily lives of the town’s working people in Victorian times. Ends about 12.30 p.m. – why not stay on after taking lunch in one of Skipton’s fine pubs or cafes and join the afternoon talk by David …

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Dales Rails – illustrated talk

Saturday, 20 January 2018
St Andrew’s Church Hall, Skipton, Newmarket Street, BD23 2JE

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Presentation by David Joy, noted author and honorary member of Friends of the Dales on his new book Rails in the Dales, published in 2017. Copies available on the day. 2.15pm Meet at St Andrew’s Church Hall, Newmarket Street, Skipton, BD23 2JE. Complimentary tea/biscuits. Talk is £3 to guests/visitors, refunded if you choose to join our …

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Winnie the Pooh Day

Saturday, 20 January 2018
Settle Stories, The Joinery, Dawsons Court, Market Place, BD24 9ED

Can you catch a heffalump? Where is Eeyore’s tail? Celebrate national Winnie the Pooh day with Settle Stories, a day that marks the birthday of author A A Milne. It’s one awesome anniversary. Fans of Winnie the Pooh simply can’t miss this!Expect a creative, immersive afternoon that will include crafts, storytime, games and a picnic …

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Fundraiser for St. Barts Church, Barbon, near Kirkby Lonsdale

Saturday, 20 January 2018
The Churchmouse, Barbon, New Road, LA6 2LL

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COME AND JOIN US FOR A FUN AND ENTERTAINING CHEESE, WINE AND CHUTNEY EVENING HOSTED BY JOHN NATLACEN, TO RAISE FUNDS FOR ST BARTS CHURCH, BARBON. AMAZING PROMISE AUCTION WITH FANTASTIC PRIZES. £12.50 per ticket   TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE CHURCHMOUSE OR CALLING JULES ON 015242 76224. ONLY 40 TICKETS AVAILABLE SO BOOK NOW!!

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Comedy with ‘Silky’ White

Saturday, 20 January 2018


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Paul ‘Silky’ White is a legendary comedian and musician from Liverpool. Since 1994 he has avoided adulthood, wealth and financial security by doing something he loves instead. He has reduced audiences to tears of mirth all over the world, on television, at Glastonbury, Bestival, The Big Chill, Comedy Festivals including the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe, Glasgow, …

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Colourful Landscapes

Saturday, 27 January 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

Frederic Robineau is well known locally for his creativity in the pastry kitchen of Robineau Cafe & Patisserie in Darlington. But for many years painting landscapes has been the other passion in his life. With the dales on his doorstep, the subjects are endless.Walking along a river admiring the view or wandering through a wood …

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Table-top Wargames Weekend

Saturday, 27 January 2018
The Wheatsheaf, Ingleton, High Street, LA6 3AD

All weekend, 27/28th Jan – The Wheatsheaf will be hosting a table top wargames event with various tournaments, game authors showcasing their new games and sellers and distributors bringing new products. The event is free to come along and get involved with, various battles will go on over the course of the weekend.

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Andreas Tophøj and Rune Barslund

Saturday, 27 January 2018
Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road Reeth, DL11 6QT

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Andreas Tophøj and Rune Barslund are two accomplished young Danish musicians, performing on violin, accordion and viola to produce a sound closely linked to the Danish folk tradition but influenced by music from various countries and traditions. Inspired by periods living in Ireland and the USA and by encounters with Celtic and Nordic musicians and …

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Lantern Making

Sunday, 28 January 2018
Malham Village Hall, Laneside, Cove Road, BD23 4DH

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Join us for a morning of Planet Lantern making.  Get creative and make your own lantern to take home or create a lantern to be included the Dark Skies Festival Lantern Parade on Sunday 25th Feb. Event charge includes materials and tuition.  Lantern makers £5.  Accompanying adults, children and hangers-on are FREE. This workshop is …

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Lantern Making

Sunday, 28 January 2018
Malham Village Hall, Laneside, Cove Road, BD23 4DH

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Join us for an afternoon of Planet Lantern making.  Get creative and make your own lantern to take home or create a lantern to be included the Dark Skies Festival Lantern Parade on Sunday 25th Feb. Event charge includes materials and tuition.  Lantern makers £5.  Accompanying adults, children and hangers-on are FREE. This workshop is …

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Ian McMillan & Luke Carver Goss

Friday, 2 February 2018


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Poet, broadcaster & comedian Ian McMillan and Olympic composer Luke Carver Goss present a hilarious night of words, music & improv, featuring stories, songs and a musical created out of thin air!   Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan hosts weekly hit radio show The Verb, and is a regular on BBC Breakfast, Coast, Countryfile, Pick …

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The Fascination of Dialects: a talk by Professor David Crystal

Sunday, 4 February 2018
Grassington Town Hall, Main Street Grassington, BD23 5AA

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Linguist, lecturer, broadcaster and author, David Crystal, will be taking his audience on a fascinating tour of dialect, those non-standard, but wonderful words and phrases that make English so rich.  Come and join us to learn about the the Yorkshire dialect of our region, as well as the rest of the country, from one of …

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ChopArts!

Friday, 9 February 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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An exhibition of the creative skills expressed by adults with learning disabilities, inspired by their community and their friendships. Chopsticks is a non-profit charity that caters for adults with disabilities, treating all our members as individuals with a strive to provide the best support possible; tailored to each person’s needs!

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Waterscape

Friday, 9 February 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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By Gordon Gibbons A collection of photographic images of water in the landscape. ” Water is a central feature of so many landscapes, and capturing its movement and the play of light on it as surface provides endless possibilities to the photographer. In putting together this collection, with its visual emphasis on water, ‘landscape’ seemed …

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The Winter Skies – SOLD OUT

Friday, 9 February 2018
Lime Tree Farm, Hutts Lane, HG4 3DA

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Join astronomers at The Lime Tree Observatory in Grewelthorpe for an evening looking at the showcase objects that are visible in the Winter Skies. Wrap up warm.  If the weather is clear we’ll have the telescopes out after the talk.

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Orbit Bike Orienteering

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Stage 1 Cycles, Stage 1 Cycles, Station Yard, Burtersett Rd, DL8 3NT

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Orbit bike Orienteering. This event is part of the Dark Skies Festival. Follow a map, find the planets and star check points and collect the points. This orienteering course is designed to be completed in approx 2 hrs and is predominantly road based. Designed to be independently completed as a group or as individual riders. …

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ChopArts!

Saturday, 10 February 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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An exhibition of the creative skills expressed by adults with learning disabilities, inspired by their community and their friendships. Chopsticks is a non-profit charity that caters for adults with disabilities, treating all our members as individuals with a strive to provide the best support possible; tailored to each person’s needs!

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Orton Farmers’ Market

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Orton Market Hall, , CA10 3RU

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Over 30 stalls, all from within 50 miles of Orton – seasonal food and local crafts in a village setting. Plenty going on and lots of refreshment options as well as walks and cycling in the Westmorland Dales. Orton is easily accessible and well-signposted from J38 Tebay and J39 Shap of the M6.

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Nocturnal Animals Woodland Trail

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, DL8 3TH

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Come to Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre and follow the trail through Freeholders wood to discover the nocturnal animals who live here. This event is part of the Dark Skies Festival which runs from 9-25 February.

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Starry Constellation Trail

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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When you visit the Dales Countryside Museum during the Dark Skies Festival you will be able to explore the night sky by following the constellation trail both inside and outside the Museum. Find out interesting facts about how we group the stars, why are they grouped like this? Who named them? Which is the brightest star? …

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Planetaruim – An Indoor Adventure to the Stars

Saturday, 10 February 2018
St Andrew’s Church Hall, Skipton, Newmarket Street, BD23 2JE

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Cosmos Planetarium is an indoor, state of the art, fully digital, 360° immersive multi-media theatre experience. Shows last approximately 30 minutes and include a virtual tour of the night sky where we could go thousands of years into the past or future. We could see all 88 constellations in the northern and southern hemisphere skies, …

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Snowdrops Photo Walk

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Gargrave, ,

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Join Yorkshire Photo Walks in Gargrave and learn how to take stunning photographs of snowdrops. Our expert tutor will cover everything from close up photography techniques to colour and light. This session is open to all levels. Sign up, bring your camera along and you will be snapping away like a pro in no time …

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Heads to the Stars

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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This event is part of the Dark Skies Festival 2018. A free, British Cycling, women only, Breeze ride, starting in Hawes taking in the climb to Garsdale Head, Cowgill and Newby Head to enjoy the stars… Before the descent to Hawes. Meet Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes 5pm. Booking essential.  Sign up via www.letsride.co.uk/rides/heads-to-the-stars

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Photograph the Landscape After Dark

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Malham Cove, Malham,

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As part of the Dark Skies Festival, Yorkshire Photo Walks will be helping you to make the invisible visible in this spectacular night time landscape Photo Walk. Learn how to set up your camera for low light photography and create stunning photographs of the landscape after dark. This Photo Walk is aimed at confident photographers with a …

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North Country Theatre: “This Evil Thing”

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Masham Town Hall, Little Market Place, HG4 4DY

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“For God’s sake, ask yourselves – this protest of yours… is it really worth losing your lives over?” January 1916. Bertrand Russell is one of the greatest mathematicians of his time. Bert Brocklesby is a young schoolteacher and Methodist preacher. When military conscription is brought in, their worlds are turned upside down. “This Evil Thing” is …

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ChopArts!

Sunday, 11 February 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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An exhibition of the creative skills expressed by adults with learning disabilities, inspired by their community and their friendships. Chopsticks is a non-profit charity that caters for adults with disabilities, treating all our members as individuals with a strive to provide the best support possible; tailored to each person’s needs!

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