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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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Our fantastic Yorkshire Dales-wide events calendar highlights many of the amazing events, held throughout the year.

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Exhibition: Aftermath: Living through the peace

Friday, 1 February 2019
The Green Howards Museum, Richmond, DL10 4QN

Friday 1 February to Monday 27 May (entrance included in your museum admission) How did soldiers returning from the First World War adapt to their new reality; a shifting political and social landscape and the continuing conflict they would have to face?  They served.  They survived.  But were their biggest battles yet to come?  Using …

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Much More Than Meets The Eye!

Friday, 1 March 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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Dover Gallery hosts an exhibition by James Owen Thomas, young artist who creates his art from things other cast aside. ‘From an early age, I always preferred to see litter in bins rather than it is spoiling the countryside, parks and seashore. I later realised how some of it can be recycled and this developed …

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‘Changes’ Exhibition

Friday, 8 March 2019
The Old Courthouse, Shap Penrith, CA10 3NL

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‘Changes’ at The Old Courthouse, Shap, Penrith   1st – 31st March An exhibition of artwork at the Exhibit ‘A’ Gallery featuring a variety of media including puppets created by Dawn Hurton based on the Beyond the Beacon project.  In addition there will be a display relating to the history of the building which was Shap Girls …

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Forgotten Landscapes, Hidden Secrets – Andrew Burns Colwill

Monday, 11 March 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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As an artist, ‘Cumbria’ offers me an absolute wealth of subject matter and I have chosen to try and portray its incredible sense of age, and wealth of historic events, from the last ice age through to recent times. Cumbria and the area around Sedbergh feel to me like a spiritual playground for our ancestors, …

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Lambing live experience

Monday, 18 March 2019
Stay Lambing Live, Easegill Cottage, CA17 4LQ

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Unique farm stay. Experience spring like never before with a 4 night break at our luxury cottage, come down and help in the Lambing shed, bottling lambs, feeding sheep, watching births or even having a go at delivering your own lamb. Cottage sleeps 6 price includes bed linen, towels, wood for the log burner and …

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Victoria Bellas Carter & Suzanne Jewellery

Saturday, 23 March 2019
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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Suzanne and Victoria’s spring exhibition has become an annual event at The Station. Their love of colour once again bringing them together; Suzanne, a talented Lampwork Artist and Jewellery Designer and Victoria, specialising in creating original artwork using a tissue paper collage technique. The exhibition promises to be uplifting, displaying their stunning, unique and very …

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Open Studios 2019

Saturday, 23 March 2019
Bracken Press Print-workshop, Byways, Low Street, Scalby, YO130QW

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The printmaker Michael Atkin will be opening his two workshops to visitors. Workshop one houses three antique printing presses from the 19th century on which he produces limited edition etchings, lino prints and wood engravings. Workshop two is where the ancient art of etching and aquatint occurs.

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Open Studios 2019

Sunday, 24 March 2019
Bracken Press Print-workshop, Byways, Low Street, Scalby, YO130QW

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The printmaker Michael Atkin will be opening his two workshops to visitors. Workshop one houses three antique printing presses from the 19th century on which he produces limited edition etchings, lino prints and wood engravings. Workshop two is where the ancient art of etching and aquatint occurs.

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The Wensleydale Tournament of Speech and Song

Monday, 25 March 2019
Methodist Church Hall, Leyburn, Market Place, DL8 5EG

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Join us for a great fortnight of speech and music. Junior classes take place through the day , Senior classes are held in the evening. The Festival of Choirs will be held on Friday 5th April 2019 at The Garden Rooms, Tennants, Leyburn with school choir classes through the day and senior choirs in the …

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Printmaker at Work

Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and …

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Birds of the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Bective Room, Lunesdale Hall, Bective Room, Lunesdale Hall, LA6 2BG

Ian Court, Wildlife Officer for the Yorkshire Dales National Park, will give an illustrated talk on the birds of the park.

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Upper Dales Family History Group

Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Fremington Sunday School, Fremington, DL11 6AR

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Val Slater – The Walls clan of Coverdale – from The Foresters’ Arms to The Somme.  Val uses a wide variety of sources to trace her family through good times and bad; from a background of peaceful village inn-keeping in the 19th century, will the five Walls brothers make it through The Great War? Non-members welcome …

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Womens’ Handbag in the style of a Leather Sporan – Viking style pouch

Thursday, 28 March 2019
old Sleningford fram, , hg43jb

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Learn to make a small shoulder bag. This will give you all the techniques used in tradtional leathercraft including cutting out a template, holepunching, dying the edges and using saddlestich to sew it together. An embossed design is placed on the front Limited to 4 places

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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

Friday, 29 March 2019
old Sleningford fram, , hg43jb

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On this course you can spend two days learning to forge a traditional blacksmith bushcraft knife. It will involve basic blacksmith techniques for one part of the knife and silversmithing techniques for the other. You will learn how to temper, heat treat and sharpen using files. You can learn how to put a twist in …

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Map & Compass Day (Beginner)

Saturday, 30 March 2019
Long Preston, ,

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One day course for Beginners to learn the navigation skills to take you further afield.

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Printmaking without a Press

Saturday, 30 March 2019
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre, BD24 9PU

Join local printmaker Hester Cox on this fun workshop that will show participants that you don’t need expensive studio equipment to be able to create lovely prints. Hester demonstrate how to make stamps, relief collagraphs and monoprints so that you end the day full of ideas and go home with lots of your own handmade …

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Darley Film Night – March

Saturday, 30 March 2019
Darley Memorial Hall, Sheepcote Lane, HG3 2RP

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The Darley Memorial Hall presents ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, the story of Freddie Mercury and Queen, on the cinema screen on Saturday 30th March. The doors open at 6.45pm and there will be some films of local interest before the main feature starting at 7.30 pm.  The bar is open, and there will be light refreshments on …

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A Beginners Night Sky at Malham Tarn

Saturday, 30 March 2019
Malham Tarn Estate Office, Waterhouses Settle, BD24 9PT

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Come on a journey with our Rangers and let us introduce you to the wonders of the night sky. We will start the journey around the galaxy by showing you some of the basic stars and constellations and how to navigate between them.  Booking essential.

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Stick Making Classes

Sunday, 31 March 2019
old Sleningford fram, , hg43jb

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n this workshop you will use traditional tools such as files, sandpaper and stickpress and learn how to straighten a stick using either a steam box or a heat gun depending on numbers in the class at the time. You will be taught the basic techniques to create your own stick which you will take …

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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea Train

Sunday, 31 March 2019
Leeming Bar Station, Leeming Bar Station, DL7 9AR

Come and treat your Mother to wonderful afternoon tea where you can treat her to locally sourced freshly made sandwhiches all served in heritage carriages. As you journey into the Yorkshire Dales.

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God’s Own Country

Sunday, 31 March 2019
The Joinery, Market Pl, BD249ED

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Yorkshire farmer Johnny numbs his daily frustration with binge drinking and casual sex. When a Romanian migrant worker arrives for the lambing season, an intense romance sets him on a new path

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spoon carving

Monday, 1 April 2019
old Sleningford fram, , hg43jb

Come and spend a day  learning to make your own spoon. See it transform from a block of wood to the finished utensil. A whole day with a skilled woodland craftsman. Beginners can explore their potential. You will be guided through choosing wood, cutting and cleaning, basic axe skills and simple knife skills and carving …

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Le Mo-Tour

Monday, 1 April 2019


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Drive part of stage 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire, 2019, solving clues on the way. The trail starts at Embsay and finishes at Greenhow, via Park Rash, Kettlewell. First prize is £100 and runners-up have the chance to win a season ticket for Bolton Abbey Estates/Beer Monkey & Black Sheep brewery tours & meals/Ripon …

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Guided Walks and Talks of the Yorkshire Dales

Monday, 1 April 2019
Ingleton, Community Centre Sports Field, LA6 3HG

Join this half day hike around the Ingleton area of the Yorkshire Dales, guided safely to make the most of your time, learning about the landscape and its history.

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The Wensleydale Tournament of Speech and Song

Monday, 1 April 2019
Methodist Church Hall, Leyburn, Market Place, DL8 5EG

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Join us for a great fortnight of speech and music. Junior classes take place through the day , Senior classes are held in the evening. The Festival of Choirs will be held on Friday 5th April 2019 at The Garden Rooms, Tennants, Leyburn with school choir classes through the day and senior choirs in the …

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Printmaker at Work

Tuesday, 2 April 2019
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and …

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Weaving with Silk with Jan Beadle

Wednesday, 3 April 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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Learn to weave with silk, the looms will be already set up in a beautiful mix of colours to create your own unique luxurious scarf. Suitable for beginners and weavers wanting to develop their skills further

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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

Friday, 5 April 2019
old Sleningford fram, , hg43jb

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On this course you can spend two days learning to forge a traditional blacksmith bushcraft knife. It will involve basic blacksmith techniques for one part of the knife and silversmithing techniques for the other. You will learn how to temper, heat treat and sharpen using files. You can learn how to put a twist in …

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A Musical Evening with Maire Ni Chathasaigh and Chris Newman

Friday, 5 April 2019
The Octagon, Grassington Town Hall, Main Street, BD23 5AZ

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A lively evening of virtuoso harp and guitar playing by an internationally renowned pairing of the doyenne of Irish harpists with one of the UK’s most influential acoustic guitarists.  Be prepared to be amazed!  This couple continue to earn amazing reviews around the world and we are lucky to have chance to hear them before …

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Identifying and Recording Water Bugs

Friday, 5 April 2019
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre, BD24 9PU

An introductory course for anyone wanting to know how to identify water bugs. Participants will be shown how to collect, and handle, water bugs; both in the field and in the laboratory; and will be introduced to using identification keys. Recording can be fun and participants will be introduced to recording their data.

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