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The events listed on this website are in and around the National Park. The events are listed and managed by businesses and other organisations. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority is not responsible for events unless it is stated that we are the organiser. If you have any queries about events please contact the event organiser directly.


The Green Howards Museum Richmond, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

FREE exhibition in the museum entrance showcasing the enduring links between the regiment and the town. Featuring the stories of local people and their military connections over time, we hope our CONNECTED special exhibition will encourage even more personal objects, memories and information to be shared with us during 2024.

The Space We Fill – NOLITEX

Farfield Mill Garsdale Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria, United Kingdom

What is a space? Where are the spaces? Who fills the spaces and why? Nolitex have been exploring these issues and invites viewers to consider the spaces they fill. NOLITEX, (Notts. Lincs. Textile Artists) is a group of artists which promotes textile and mixed media art through regular exhibitions. The group has exhibited in the […]

Ghyll, Gryke and Glyph – Ann Evans and Gina Tawn

Farfield Mill Garsdale Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Inspired by the wild and beautiful Northern Fells and a shared history of drawing from life, local artists Gina Tawn and Ann Evans collaborate to make a new collection of work. The work considers and explores the human and mythological connections perceived in landforms; concepts of transformation and the textures of time. Ann and Gina […]

Step by Step – Kay Leech and Gillian Cooper

Farfield Mill Garsdale Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria, United Kingdom

As Kay lives in Cumbria and Gillian lives in the Trossachs, textiles and walking are intertwined within their lives. The steady rhythm of walking is echoed by the rhythm of stitch. The building up of layers with material and stitch and the repetitive process of stitch resonates with the layers of footpaths crisscrossing the landscape […]

Swaledale Festival – Michael Bilton and Garry Brannigan: Parallel Lines

Cafe at Tenants, Leyburn

1 May to 29 June, Monday to Saturday 08:30 to 17:00 (18:30 on concert days). Admission FREE. Two celebrated Dales artists have produced ten new works in contrasting styles linked by a single aim - to create art fired by emotion, not observation. Michael Bilton’s paintings, which juxtapose landscape-inspired organic motifs and linear geometric shapes, […]

Special Exhibition: D Day

The Green Howards Museum Richmond, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

The ONLY Victoria Cross awarded on D Day: 6 June 1944 was earned by a Green Howards soldier, Company Sergeant Major, Stan Hollis. Our special exhibition, in this, the 80th anniversary year of that momentous event tells the story of the The Green Howards who were part of the Normandy campaign. Almost 2000 men from […]

Swaledale Festival – Rachel Antill: Nowhere Everywhere

Two Dales Bakery, Reeth

24 May to 6 July, daily except Mondays 09:30 to 14:30. Admission FREE. Two Dales Bakery, Dales Centre, Silver Street, Reeth Swaledale artist Rachel Antill’s beautifully expressive pictures, made with pencil, oils and gold leaf on paper, explore the Samkhya philosophy of Prakriti and Purusha - the opposing energies of movement and stillness. The artworks […]

Colours of the Dale – An Exhibition of new work by Julie Edwardson

Yore Mill Craft Shop and Gallery Yore Mill, Church Bank, Leyburn, United Kingdom

Living in Aysgarth, Wensleydale, Julie is fascinated by the effects of light through the trees and reflecting off water, diffused light through leaves, and the reflection of light onto branches overhanging the river. Tunnels of overhanging trees create magical worlds. Roots and branches that have been undercut by the powerful water, create gothic twists and […]

Exhibition of Contemporary Graphic Art

The Old Courthouse, Shap Main Street, Shap

Exhibition of Contemporary Graphic Art  artwork by; Andrew Sagar, Amy Jane Hardy, Lucy Hughes Exhibit ‘A’ Gallery, The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL 1st – 30th June   Visit for opening times Free Admission An exhibition of art bursting with innovation, vibrant colour and dynamic form. Andrew creates ‘Ziggydoodle’ pen drawings inspired by his travels around the world and particularly Aboriginal […]

Swaledale Farming Film & Photography Festival: Reeth Photography Exhibition

Hudson House, Reeth The Green, Reeth, Richmond, United Kingdom

A photography exhibition as part of the 2024 Swaledale Farming Film & Photography Festival. This free event will showcase farming photography from Yorkshire and beyond, both professional and amateur, around the theme ‘Farming Through the Seasons’ and is run by the Tees-Swale: Naturally Connected Programme. Saturday 25th May to Saturday 8th June 2024 - Keld […]