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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. Hostile Environment: The British in Russia 1918-1919

Friday, 28 June 2019
The Green Howards Museum, Richmond, DL10 4QN

Friday 28 June to Saturday 21 December (entrance included in your museum admission) Instead of returning home following the 1918 armistice, thousands of British soldiers, including 1300 Green Howards, were deployed to northern Russia.  They were part of a multi-national force tasked with turning the tide of revolution.  We tell the little known story of …

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World Wide Whispers

Saturday, 31 August 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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‘World Wide Whispers’ was started following a conversation between Ann Hill and four other international quilters – Paula Rafferty from Ireland, Jeltje van Essen from The Netherlands, Debbi Cagney from USA and Kim Caskey from Canada when they met in Edinburgh. They each chose 12 quilters, one for each month of the year, and asked …

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Tattoos in Thread Exhibition

Saturday, 7 September 2019
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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An exhibition of needlework, inspired by tattoos. “My love of needlework began as a very young girl. My love of tattooing began aged 18, when I had my very first tattoo. The two came together when, in 2017, I did my first pieces of textiles inspired by my daughters tattooed sleeve. And so then began …

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‘Rural Life, Sheep and Shapes’

Saturday, 7 September 2019
The Old Courthouse, Main Street, CA10 3NL

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7th – 29th September ‘Rural Life, Sheep and Shapes’   – an exhibition by photographer, Alan Roberts at The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL Admission Free , donations appreciated Open daily but times vary – see below Mon 10am – 2pm,  Tue 2-5pm, Wed 12-2pm, Thu 2-5pm, Fri 2-6pm, Sat 10am – 2pm, Sun 2-5pm also Makers Market on …

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A Brush with Cumbria – Stuart Gray

Wednesday, 11 September 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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Having spent many years working in sketchbooks, Stuart Gray began to produce paintings emulating the fresh quality of an outdoor image without overworking the final pieces. ‘Nature should not be  over analysed but enjoyed by its simplicity.’ Stuart Gray

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Heritage Open Days: People Power

Friday, 13 September 2019
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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Celebrate 25 years of Heritage Open Days with us! This year’s theme is People Power: Then – Now – Always. We will be marking this event with a special ‘Inspirational People’ art exhibition from our Richmond primary school pupils. As well as this, we will be running free behind-the-scenes tours of The Station to find out how …

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Felling and Processing Trees Over 380mm 21-11 (formally C232)

Friday, 13 September 2019
18 Duke Street, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9DN, ,

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Prior to coming on this course you must have the Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operation 20-03 & 20-04 (CS30 & CS31) This is a course for felling trees over 380 mm and involves the use of a winch plus the taking down of trees that are hung up. You will cover the relevant theory and …

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CHEESE FESTIVAL

Saturday, 14 September 2019
Yorkshire Dales National Park, ,

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Back by popular demand and now in it’s 3rd year the cheese festival, celebrating local produce is set to be brie…lliant. This year we hope to have a fantastic and exciting cheese festival at the Wensleydale Creamery for 2 days. Following this, the week after we will be celebrating our local produce by getting local businesses around the Yorkshire …

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Cheese Themed Menu at Jervaulx Abbey Tearoom

Saturday, 14 September 2019
Jervaulx Abbey, Jervaulx, HG4 4PH

In celebration of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival, Jervaulx Abbey Tearoom will be serving up kit-Calvert cheese scones, with real Wensleydale cheese and their own Wensleydale beer fruit chutney – available all week during the Festival! Part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2019: Celebrating Local Produce #CheeseFest19

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Hawes Truckle Trail

Saturday, 14 September 2019
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Throughout the week of the Cheese Festival you will be able to take part in The Hawes Truckle Trail. Collect a clue map from the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes and search for the cheesy answers marked on “truckles” (the name for a round of cheese) hidden around the town.  Collect all the answers to enter …

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The Story of Sedbergh

Saturday, 14 September 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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The Story of Sedbergh This is a free exhibition by the Sedbergh & District History Society, telling the story of Sedbergh from the earliest times. It also helps celebrate the annual Heritage Open Days which is England’s largest festival of history and culture. The main exhibition has display panels on various local town topics such …

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The Courtyard Dairy – special Yorkshire themed menu

Saturday, 14 September 2019
The Courtyard Dairy, Crows Nest Barn, LA2 8AS

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Come along to the Courtyard Dairy in Settle to experience a delicious set of Yorkshire themed menus, celebrating all that is great about Yorkshire. We will be offering Yorkshire Cheese Fondue, Rhubarb and Baked Yorkshire Ricotta, A Yorkshire sheep’s milk ice cream, and of course, Fruitcake and Wensleydale Cheese! Part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese …

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Humble Pie

Saturday, 14 September 2019
Humble Pie, Market Place, DL8 3HL

After the great success and the popularity of the Humble Pie for the last 2 years, Elizabeth Fawcett and Betty Guy will be bringing back their delicious delicacy for you to experience during the week of the Cheese Festival. Part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2019: Celebrating Local Produce #CheeseFest19

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Cheese Menu at The Corn Mill Tea Room, Bainbridge

Saturday, 14 September 2019
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Throughout the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2019, The Corn Mill Tea Room will be serving a delicious menu with tasty local cheeses and chutneys. There will also be a specials board where you can choose tempting cheesey quiches or soups. Part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2019: Celebrating Local Produce #CheeseFest19

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A Cornucopia of Cheese and Charcuterie

Saturday, 14 September 2019
Town End Farm Shop, Airton, BD23 4BE

Come along to the Town End Farm Shop and try local cheeses and charcuterie, meet local producers and sample delicious dishes prepared with these fantastic ingredients. Part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2019: Celebrating Local Produce #CheeseFest19

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Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue 20-13 (formally CS38)

Monday, 16 September 2019
18 Duke Street, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9DN, ,

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The Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 (CS38) is a 4 day or 5 day practical course dependent on previous experience of climbing, which is for people who require a certification in the climbing of trees with a rope and harness, in order to comply with the Health and Safety at …

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Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Pop in and see Curriculum Kitchen’s Jane Sammells as she talks about how cheese and butter were made at home in a traditional Yorkshire Dales` farmhouse. Learn the difference between rennet and whey and see a demonstration of butter making. Part of the Dairy Days Project celebrating Wensleydale’s Dairying Heritage. Included in museum admission. The …

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Rigoletto on the Lake

Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Richard Whiteley Theatre, Giggleswick School, BD24 0DE

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Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece – compelling, blood-curdling and beautiful – is being performed for the first time on the unique, Bregenz lake stage. One of Verdi’s most popular works, Rigoletto is an unforgettable tale of a sacrifice and revenge; of a father’s rage and a daughter’s shame. It features several of opera’s best-known arias-including Rigoletto’s passionate denouncement “Cortigiani, vil …

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Bushcraft for Adults

Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, DL8 3TH

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Come and join us on a practical woodland session exploring a coppiced area of Freeholders Wood. Activities will include cooking on an open fire – halloumi, blackberries and foraged herbs will feature- and for the more adventurous try coffee made from beech nuts or dandelion roots! There will be the chance to have a go …

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Friends of Swaledale Museum talk

Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Swaledale Museum, The Green, DL11 6TX

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Helen Bainbridge & Tracy Little – How to Date Local Photographs. Some Tactics, Techniques & Tips Friends of the Museum £4.00. Visitors £5.00. All welcome. Advance booking recommended.

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2 Day Become a Weaver Workshop with Jan Beadle

Thursday, 19 September 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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If you know the basics, maybe set up your own loom and woven some patterns or have never done any weaving before and would love to have ago this is the course for you! The 2-day course will take you through the whole process of winding a warp and dressing a loom to weaving your …

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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

Friday, 20 September 2019
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On this course you can spend two days learning to forge a traditional blacksmith bushcraft knife. It will involve basic blacksmith techniques for one part of the knife and silversmithing techniques for the other. You will learn how to temper, heat treat and sharpen using files. You can learn how to put a twist in …

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Cheese and Wine Evening

Friday, 20 September 2019
Fairhursts at Berrys Cafe and Farm Shop, Swinithwaite, DL8 4UH

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As part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park’s Cheese Festival, a fantastic celebration of local produce in the Yorkshire Dales, we are having a Cheese and Wine tasting evening on Friday 20 September.

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Run for your Cheese with Raydale Barn

Friday, 20 September 2019
Askrigg Camping, Lowlands Farm, DL8 3HZ

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Join Askrigg Camping for a FREE 6 mile trail run! Meet at Askrigg Camping at 6pm on Friday 20th September. Part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2019: Celebrating Local Produce #CheeseFest19 Booking is essential.

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The Manorial Rolls of Snape and Well in 17th Century

Friday, 20 September 2019
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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An illustrated talk by David Severs on the Manorial rolls of Snape and Well in the 17th century. The manorial rolls record the meetings of the manorial court which covered issues such as rent and estates holdings.  Part of the Friends of the Museum annual lecture programme. Free – donations welcome.

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Sedbergh Artisan Market

Saturday, 21 September 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. Today’s market takes place alongside Sedbergh Sheepfest (see separate listing). The quality on offer is high and the atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming. The market is held in the …

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Pateley Bridge Vintage Fair & Traders Market

Saturday, 21 September 2019
Pateley Bridge Memorial Hall, Park Road, HG3 5JS

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Yorkshire Pickers Events are again proud to be hosting another of our Vintage/Traders Fairs in Pateley Bridge, this time around on Saturday 21st September, following on from our successful days across April, June and August so far this year! For September and also our October dates, our venue is moving though, so to counter the …

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Coffee Morning

Saturday, 21 September 2019
Reeth Evangelical Congregational Church, The Green Reeth, DL11 6TE

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An informal drop-in for coffee and cake in the schoolroom at the back of the chapel. Disabled access & facilities available.

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Sedbergh Sheepfest and National Herritage Open Days – Free Entry

Saturday, 21 September 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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Sedbergh Sheep Fest is returning. This is an amazing 2 day Festival of everything sheepy!! For more details  www.facebook.com/sedberghsheepfest Farfield Mill will be free entry as part of the National Heritage Open Days. Come along to the Mill and find out about the textile heritage of the Yorkshire Dales and Sedbergh.

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Butter Making and Cheese Tasting

Saturday, 21 September 2019
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, DL8 3TH

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Have you ever had a go at making butter? It’s quicker and easier than you might think! To link in with the cheese festival, our very own butter expert, Philip Jolley, will show you how to create butter. You can try it on a cracker here, or take it home. Also try some local cheeses with local …

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