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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.

Archaeology talk- Overground/Underground – a caving archaeology project in the Yorkshire Dales

Dales Countryside Museum Station Yard, Hawes, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Join cave archaeologists from UCLAN and the YDNP Historic environment Team to understand more about who might have inhabited the caves in and around Ingleborough as part of the Foundation for Common Land: Our Upland Commons Project. Finds from within the caves help us understand life in the area in prehistoric times, including human and […]

Swaledale Festival – Dry Stone Walling demonstration/experience

Reeth Green by the bus stop Reeth Green, Reeth

Local expert Rod Marsh gives a fascinating insight into the ancient craft of dry stone walling. There will be a chance to have a go too. The event takes place at Union Farm, just down the hill from Reeth Green. Please wear stout footwear, preferably with steel toe caps, and bring tough gardening-type gloves, weatherproof […]

Who lived where in Askrigg in Victorian times.

A Friends of the Dales Countryside Museum talk/walk with Martin Garside. Who lived where in Askrigg in Victorian times. Starting from the Market Cross in Askrigg at 2pm. No booking required.  

Looking at North Country Quilts

Dales Countryside Museum Station Yard, Hawes, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

During this lovely North Country Quilts Day, Kate Smith and Elizabeth Nally will share their knowledge, experience and information about the history, patterns and designs of a North Country quilt and explain what it is, who made them and some of the social history. You will look at the detail of the designs and they […]

Cream Tea and Meet Mark Knowles, author of Argo, Jason & Hades

The Stripey Badger The Square, Grassington, United Kingdom

Our Cream Tea and Meet The Author Event with Mark Knowles author of The Blades of Bronze Series, which includes: Argo, Jason and Hades.   Three epic greek mythology retellings, recounting the lives of the heroic Argonauts.   About the first book in the series, Argo.   He has come to take what is yours... […]

Cream Tea and Meet Dr Natalie Cawley, author of Just About Coping

The Stripey Badger The Square, Grassington, United Kingdom

Our Cream Tea and Meet The Author Event with Dr Natalie Cawley author of Just About Coping 'I loved this witty, insightful journey into the world of psychotherapy' - Raynor Winn At the psychologist's clinic of an NHS hospital, Noah needs help with procrastination, Bill compulsively lies, Steph is coping with rejection and their therapist, […]

An Afternoon with Bob Guy

The Keld Resource Centre Keld, Richmond, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Following a sell-out event in 2023, lifelong Swaledale Resident Bob Guy has agreed to host another talk.  He will be remembering his early years farming up on Oxnop Pass as well has his work as a builder, in which he has probably worked on every house in the dale.  Expect funny anecdotes and unique insights into […]

Drystone Walling Demonstration

Dales Countryside Museum Station Yard, Hawes, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Drystone Walling Demonstration. Join Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling. They will explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape. Included in museum admission

Drystone Walling Demonstration

Dales Countryside Museum Station Yard, Hawes, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Drystone Walling Demonstration. Join Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling. They will explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape. Included in museum admission

Drystone Walling Demonstration

Dales Countryside Museum Station Yard, Hawes, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Drystone Walling Demonstration. Join Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling. They will explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape. Included in museum admission