Skip to main content

What's on

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 – Katharine Holmes

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

20 May to 8 June, daily from 10:00 to 16:00. Admission FREE. Hudson House Gallery, Reeth Katharine Holmes specialises in working outdoors in all weathers and her work brilliantly captures the atmosphere of being in the Yorkshire Dales. Here she will exhibit framed oil and acrylic paintings, on canvas and board, as well as drawings […]

Swaledale Festival – The Wensleydale School: Nature in View

24 May to 5 June, daily from 09:00 to 21:00. Admission FREE. The Mezzanine Gallery at The Station, Richmond A selection of artwork by year 10 students at The Wensleydale School exploring the colours, patterns and textures that can be found in nature - a close look at the beauty of the natural world and […]

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 […]