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Dairy Days Project Open Day

Friday 7 September, 2018, by Karen Griffiths

Tuesday 18 September 2018  10.30am-3.00pm

Askrigg Village Hall

Join us for tea and cake and the chance to find out how the Dairy Days project is progressing.

  • Listen to oral history recordings of people who lived and farmed in Wensleydale. Tell us if you have dairying memories that you’d like recorded
  • Hear about our research discovering Wensleydale’s dairying heritage – did you know that both Bainbridge and Thoralby had cheese factories?
  • Displays of old photographs donated to the project. Bring your old photos along for us to scan
  • Handle dairying artefacts from the collections at the Dales Countryside Museum. Tell us about cheese or butter-making items that you own
  • Find out about our archaeological excavation and book a tour of the site later in the week
  • Try traditional farmhouse cheeses from The Courtyard Dairy
  • 10.30am-12.30pm Dairying demonstration by Jane Sammells
  • 2.00pm Kefir-making demonstration

For further information contact Karen Griffiths (Dairy Days Project Officer) on 01756 751619 email: Karen.griffiths@yorkshiredales.org.uk

Part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Karen Griffiths

Interpretation Officer for the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Website: www.yorkshiredales.org.uk

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