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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. We also have a programme of family events and guided walks.

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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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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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Manchester Academy of Fine Arts

Thursday, 4 April 2019
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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An exhibition of works by a number of elected Members of Manchester Academy of Fine Arts Manchester Academy Fine Arts was founded on 14th November 1859. Originally affiliated to the Royal Manchester Institution on Mosley Street, the Academy continued to be based at the building, now Manchester Art Gallery, after the Institution gifted it to …

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Secret Squirrel

Sunday, 14 April 2019
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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A 1½ mile (2.4km) guided walk in search of the charming Red Squirrels of Wensleydale. Join us on a search for tracks and signs of local wildlife, ending at the Snaizeholme Red Squirrel view point. Find out how we have managed to protect and record the squirrels both here and elsewhere in the Yorkshire Dales National …

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Secret Squirrel

Sunday, 14 April 2019
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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This is a 1½ mile (2.4km) guided walk in search of the charming Red Squirrels of Wensleydale and other wildlife. Join us on a search for tracks and signs of local wildlife, ending at the Snaizeholme Red Squirrel view point. Find out how we have managed to protect and record the squirrels both here and …

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Elemental II by 10 Strong

Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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‘Elemental II’ takes inspiration from many sources and reflects our multidisciplinary backgrounds and interests. The work includes drawing, painting and installations along with a range of printmaking techniques including etching, linocut, woodcut, screen-printing and monoprint. 10 Strong is a collective of contemporary artists based in the north west. Their practices are varied and reflect their …

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Animation Course

Wednesday, 8 May 2019
Friend’s Meeting House, Kirkgate, BD24 9DX

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Bring old photos to life by using animation to create a short film. Across 9 workshops, learn stop motion animation with animator Virpi Kettu who helped bring Wallace & Gromit to our screens. This course is part of Art in Our Hands our year-long project for anyone 55+.

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Immersion in Incidental Landscapes – Jonathan Middlemiss

Friday, 10 May 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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I am an artist in ceramics and painting, originally from Nidderdale. My career in ceramics has led to work being in public international collections and museums, but more recently I have returned to paint the landscape of my childhood. Many of the experiences from my first thirteen years on our farm have become alive again …

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Le Mo-Tour

Monday, 20 May 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. However, it can be started anywhere en route depending on yourselves and can be done at leisure, as it runs until 30 June, 2019. First prize …

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‘100 Squares – A Year in my life’ art exhibition

Monday, 20 May 2019
The Old Courthouse, Shap Penrith, CA10 3NL

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Natalie Burns’ ‘100 Squares – A Year in My Life’ exhibition at The Old Courthouse, Shap 20th May – Sunday 9th June Natalie Burns is an artist and poet from Whitehaven. Her ‘100 Squares’ exhibition of collage pieces are created using a wide variety of paper based materials. Natalie is a keen diarist and collectively the …

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Upper Dales Family History Group

Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Fremington Sunday School, Fremington, DL11 6AR

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Carol Dougherty – Barnard Castle Market Place, the stories behind the shops Carol has had a lifelong interest in local history and archaeology and created the ‘historic town trail’ guided walk for Barnard Castle.

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Royal Geographical Society – Re-Wilding in Nidderdale and the Uplands

Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Nidderdale High School, Low Wath Road, HG3 5HL

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Join us for a Question Time-style panel discussion involving academics, local land-users and owners, as well as representatives from the RSPB and the Yorkshire Peat Partnership to discuss rewilding in Nidderdale and beyond. What is Re-Wilding? Should there be bears in Nidderdale? Is Re-Wilding more about trees and land use than large, exotic mammals? With …

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Yorkshire Dales Cycleway in 3 days

Thursday, 23 May 2019


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This tour allows you to experience the extended Yorkshire Dales Cycleway. The existing route was extended in 2016 and now takes in a stunning section along the side of the Howgill Fells and through the Westmorland Dales, before heading up to the highest pub in Britain at Tan Hill. The tour starts in Skipton (or …

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Kirkby Lonsdale Singers – Summer Concert

Thursday, 23 May 2019
St Oswalds, Thornton in Lonsdale, , LA6 3PB

Beautiful  music from the English Renaissance and Folk Traditions All welcome. Refreshments Free admission with a retiring collection.

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WensleyAle Festival

Friday, 24 May 2019


WensleyAle festival is back for its 5th year at Redmire which celebrates local ale, cider, gin and bands. To find out more information please visit our website.

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Bank Holiday getaway.

Friday, 24 May 2019


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We have last minute availability at our luxury cottage, saving £150 on a 3 night stay arriving Friday 24th May, now £600 fresh flowers, hamper and hot tub included. Sleeps 6-8

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Landermason

Friday, 24 May 2019
Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road Reeth, DL11 6QT

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Landermason are multi instrumentalist Fiona Lander (vocals, piano, whistles, saxes, clarinet and recorder) and Paul Mason (guitar, ukulele and vocals). They combine both traditional and contemporary folk with jazz and other styles in their beautiful compositions and striking arrangements. Their five studio albums, EP and charity single have enjoyed airplay on BBC Radio 2, 3, …

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Clapham Art Exhibition

Saturday, 25 May 2019
Clapham Village Hall, Cross Haw Lane Clapham, LA2 8HR

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Come along for inspiration and to find that original gift at Clapham Art Group’s popular annual exhibition. It features original art work by local artists; both professionals and talented amateurs. All work for sale, from framed originals to hand made cards, plus tea, coffee and tasty home-made cakes.

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Brigantia Exhibition

Saturday, 25 May 2019
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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An association of selected, talented people working with fibre, metal, wood, clay and more. Brigantia member businesses range from one–man bands with workshops in the bottom of their gardens to those who are large and well established with national reputations. In all cases you will see products which are made exclusively in the area. Brigantia holds …

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Ros Ridley and Martyn Arnold Photography Exhibition

Saturday, 25 May 2019
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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ROS RIDLEY Although Ros has had a lifelong interest in art and design, it’s only in recent years that she has found a creative outlet through her photography. Since she first picked up a camera she’s never put it down! She tries to capture the “essence” of a place, be it a lake, the sea, …

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REDMIRE SPRINGTIME FESTIVAL

Saturday, 25 May 2019
Redmire Village Hall, Redmire, DL8 4ED

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Redmire is holding a Springtime Festival in the Village Hall DL8 4ED on Saturday 25th May to raise funds for charity including the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.   ENTRY is FREE and everything kicks off at 10 am.  

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Swaledale Festival

Saturday, 25 May 2019
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Music, arts and walking festival 60+ events taking place in and around Swaledale, Arkengarthdale and Wensleydale. www.swalefest.org.uk

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Malham Safari

Saturday, 25 May 2019
Malham Village, Malham,

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Malham Safari 2019 Mythical Beasts and Fantastical Creatures This annual event sees life-sized animals around the beautiful village of Malham taking on the theme of ‘Mythical Beasts and Fantastical Creatures’ this year. Follow the quiz trail and take part in the counting quiz to win prizes. Tasty homemade sandwiches, cakes and refreshments will be available …

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Sedbergh Artisan Market

Saturday, 25 May 2019
Sedbergh Town Centre, Sedbergh,

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Now in its seventh year, this is truly more than a market with music, children’s events and of course the town’s cafes, shops, books and hills. The quality on offer is high and the atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming. The market is held in the town’s historic centre and gives an opportunity to small farmers, …

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15th Century War of the Roses

Saturday, 25 May 2019
Skipton Castle, , BD23 1AW

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Journey back to the 15th Century during the Wars with the Red Wyvern Society. See a recreation of a medieval campsite within the castle grounds and the garrison demonstrate their arms and armour

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450 Million Years of Geology with Ingleborough Cave

Saturday, 25 May 2019
Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail, Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail, LA2 8EA

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Join us on a journey above and below Ingleborough, one of the Yorkshire Dales National Parks famous Three Peaks, for a 450 million year journey through time. On this guided walk, lead by a local expert caver and published author, you will explore some of the UK’s finest limestone scenery. Our bespoke route was put …

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Orton Church exhibition – Window Shopping

Saturday, 25 May 2019
Orton Church, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3RT

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Every year, a team of creative enthusiasts involved in All Saints Church at Orton put on a stunning exhibition over the Whitsun Bank Holiday weekend and on into half term week. After the amazing Scarecrow Wedding and last year’s The Four Seasons, they’re working on Window Shopping on the High Street, a recreation of shop …

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Swaledale Festival – Cincobrass, featuring Simon Chorley

Saturday, 25 May 2019
St Oswald’s Church, Askrigg, , DL8 3JW

A quintet fronted by the brilliant young bass trombonist from Wensleydale, who is a member of the National Youth Orchestra.  

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Evening Photography Sessions at Ingleborough Cave

Saturday, 25 May 2019
Ingleborough Cave, Clapham, LA2 8EA

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Join us at Ingleborough Cave in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park for one of our unique evening photography sessions. These are designed for those wanting to spend time in Ingleborough Cave taking photographs and getting to grips with the unique and challenging photographic conditions underground. Please note that these sessions are not …

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KEEP THE FAITH (featuring SARAH COLLINS)

Saturday, 25 May 2019
Grassington Town Hall, Main Street Grassington, BD23 5AA

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Grassington Town Hall is pleased to present an evening of motown and northern soul, with the fabulous Keep the Faith (featuring Sarah Collins). Tickets available from Grassington Hub (tel. 01756 752222) or online www.grassingtondevonshireinstitute.org . Doors and bar open 7.30pm. Show starts at 8.30pm. This is a standing event.

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Events calendar

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