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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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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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Le Mo-Tour

Wednesday, 12 June 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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The Joy of Ink! – Pam Twiss

Thursday, 20 June 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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‘Printmaking is a joyous form of art,’ says Pam Twiss. ‘It never lets me take myself too seriously! And it’s all about experimentation and exploration, which is why there is currently a huge revival and interest in printmaking.‘ In this exhibition Pam is showing unique prints that have been made in her studio at Farfield …

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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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The Art of John Hunter

Thursday, 4 July 2019
Leyburn Arts & Community Centre, Richmond Road, DL8 5DL

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National award-winning local artist John Hunter, presents a range of his works. Originals, prints and cards will be on display and for sale.

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Aaminah Snowdon Exhibition

Saturday, 6 July 2019
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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An exhibition of contemporary artwork by Aaminah Snowdon, celebrating the fun and quirky personality of Britain’s much loved wildlife. Also featuring monochrome pictorial landscape photography by Mark Snowdon. Aaminah will be exhibiting brand new original paintings, her full range of mounted limited edition prints and also greeting cards and will be joined by her father, …

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Roots – Green Door Artists

Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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Popular South Lakes art collective Green Door will be exhibiting a selection of work from its members in this summer exhibition. Work includes paintings, sculptures, prints, ceramics, textiles and glass. Green Door are a self-managed, not-for-profit artists’ co-operative, with a membership of nearly 100 artists. They are committed to bringing artists together and making contemporary …

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Julie MacBean Exhibition

Saturday, 13 July 2019
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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As artist and spectator, Julie is interested in the ‘Edgelands’ – the everyday, the overlooked and the undesirable. Everything she creates is based on her observations and is inspired by nostalgia or historical events. After retiring from the Armed Forces she gained a BA (Hons) and MA in Fine Art from Teesside University. She is …

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‘The Life and Source of the Lowther Valley’

Saturday, 13 July 2019
The Old Courthouse, Shap Penrith, CA10 3NL

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Art exhibition including work in different media by seven artists at the Exhibit ‘A’ Gallery The Old Courthouse,  Shap  CA10 3NL Free Admission Open daily but times vary – check our website www.theoldcourthouse.org also for details of workshops   Free parking in the forecourt Disabled access and toilet facilities

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‘Roots’ by Green Door at Farfield Mill

Thursday, 18 July 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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Popular South Lakes art collective Green Door will be exhibiting a selection of work from its members in this summer exhibition. Work includes paintings, sculptures, prints, ceramics, textiles and glass. Green Door are a self-managed, not-for-profit artists’ co-operative, with a membership of nearly 100 artists. They are committed to bringing artists together and making contemporary …

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Leyburn 1940s Weekend

Friday, 19 July 2019
Leyburn Town Centre, ,

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Come and join us in Leyburn for a great weekend – everything 1940s ! Dinner dances , music in the market place, dancing demos, vintage vehicles and lots of stalls. Come for the weekend – there are lots of great campsites, B and Bs, Guest Houses and Hotels to choose from or come for the …

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Identifying Freshwater Invertebrates

Friday, 19 July 2019
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre, BD24 9PU

A course for both beginners and improvers. It includes field collection techniques, preservation and curation of specimens, use of identification keys and information on life histories. The Malham estate has a range of aquatic habitats supporting a wide variety of aquatic macroinvertebrates and you will have the opportunity to examine specimens from other locations.

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Malhamdale: Family Wildlife and Landscapes

Friday, 19 July 2019
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre, BD24 9PU

This course will take you to the iconic natural wonders in and around Malhamdale, as well as some hidden gems. Along the way the tutors will help your family explore and learn about the wildlife, history, landscape and people of this beautiful part of the Yorkshire Dales.

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Leyburn 1940s Weekend

Saturday, 20 July 2019
Leyburn Town Centre, ,

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Come and join us in Leyburn for a great weekend – everything 1940s ! Dinner dances , music in the market place, dancing demos, vintage vehicles and lots of stalls. Come for the weekend – there are lots of great campsites, B and Bs, Guest Houses and Hotels to choose from or come for the …

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Leyburn 1940s Weekend

Sunday, 21 July 2019
Leyburn Town Centre, ,

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Come and join us in Leyburn for a great weekend – everything 1940s ! Dinner dances , music in the market place, dancing demos, vintage vehicles and lots of stalls. Come for the weekend – there are lots of great campsites, B and Bs, Guest Houses and Hotels to choose from or come for the …

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Delightful Dentdale

Sunday, 21 July 2019
Dent Village Car Park, , LA10 5QL

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Join our Dales Volunteers on this lovely 6.5 mile (10.5km) walk. The walk climbs quickly through beautiful Flintergill onto the Occupation Road and spectacular views of Dentdale. It then heads gently back down to the valley bottom and follow the Dales Way back to Dent through the meadows alongside the River Dee. A moderate walk …

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15 Century Castle Life

Sunday, 21 July 2019
Skipton Castle, , BD23 1AW

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Buckingham’s Retinue recreates life as it may have been in Skipton during the Wars of the Roses

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‘The Life and Source of the Lowther Valley’

Sunday, 21 July 2019
The Old Courthouse, Shap Penrith, CA10 3NL

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Art exhibition including work in different media by seven artists at the Exhibit ‘A’ Gallery The Old Courthouse,  Shap  CA10 3NL Free Admission Open daily but times vary – check our website www.theoldcourthouse.org also for details of workshops   Free parking in the forecourt Disabled access and toilet facilities

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‘The Life and Source of the Lowther Valley’

Monday, 22 July 2019
The Old Courthouse, Shap Penrith, CA10 3NL

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Art exhibition including work in different media by seven artists at the Exhibit ‘A’ Gallery The Old Courthouse,  Shap  CA10 3NL Free Admission Open daily but times vary – check our website www.theoldcourthouse.org also for details of workshops   Free parking in the forecourt Disabled access and toilet facilities

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Butterflies and Moths

Monday, 22 July 2019
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre, BD24 9PU

The unique diversity of habitat around Malham Tarn contributes to an interesting selection of Lepidoptera. Many nationally-scarce moths associated with fens, mosses and moorland can be found, as well as a small selection of special butterflies. Learn about the ecology of nationally significant species and how to identify them.

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Drystone Walling Demonstration

Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling and explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape, from the foundations to the top stones. In 4 short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last …

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Hawes Town Trail

Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Join our experienced Dales Volunteers on this short 2.5 mile (3.5km) guided walk and explore the history of Hawes and the village of Gayle. Walking through this lovely market town, discover the origins of Wensleydale cheese, see where the railway once went and follow a section of the Pennine Way. A level 1 YDNPA guided …

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Hands on History – Felting Techniques

Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Let’s get hands on with history! Themed craft activities for children. In this activity we will have ago at traditional felting methods. Included in museum admission.

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‘The Life and Source of the Lowther Valley’

Tuesday, 23 July 2019
The Old Courthouse, Shap Penrith, CA10 3NL

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Art exhibition including work in different media by seven artists at the Exhibit ‘A’ Gallery The Old Courthouse,  Shap  CA10 3NL Free Admission Open daily but times vary – check our website www.theoldcourthouse.org also for details of workshops   Free parking in the forecourt Disabled access and toilet facilities

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AC Telfer – Painting Exhibition

Wednesday, 24 July 2019
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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An exhibition by Aly who is returning to the Mill after a previous residency in 2018. “I am an artist turned primary school teacher who then turned back again into an artist. I paint anything that catches my eye and interests me. At the moment that tends to be things I spot whilst walking the dog, hence …

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Free family story-telling sessions

Wednesday, 24 July 2019
Hudson House, Reeth, The Green, DL11 6SZ

Free family story-telling sessions Stuck for something to do in the summer holidays?  Why not come along to the story-telling sessions in the Orchard at Hudson House.  Local legend Rhoda Fraser will be entertaining children of any age with her tales every Wednesday at 11am, for about 1½ hours, through the holidays.  If it’s wet, …

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Textile Techniques

Wednesday, 24 July 2019
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. Included in museum admission.

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‘The Life and Source of the Lowther Valley’

Wednesday, 24 July 2019
The Old Courthouse, Shap Penrith, CA10 3NL

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Art exhibition including work in different media by seven artists at the Exhibit ‘A’ Gallery The Old Courthouse,  Shap  CA10 3NL Free Admission Open daily but times vary – check our website www.theoldcourthouse.org also for details of workshops   Free parking in the forecourt Disabled access and toilet facilities

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Kieran Hodgson: “French Exchange”

Wednesday, 24 July 2019
Masham Town Hall, Little Market Place, HG4 4DY

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In 2003 a US led coalition went to war with Iraq, and Kieran Hodgson spent ten days living with a very nice French family. Character comedian Kieran Hodgson comes to Masham on his way to the Edinburgh Fringe. This show, entitled “French Exchange”, explores his formative experiences on an unforgettable school trip where he truly …

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Go Wild!

Thursday, 25 July 2019
Malham National Park Centre, Malham, BD23 4DA

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Wonderful Water. Come and join in the fun and learn about our wonderful wildlife. This free drop-in event is for accompanied 5 to 12 year olds, with lots of science and craft based activities. We will be Stream Dipping too, so you can see  how many different water creatures you can find. All you need to bring …

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Events calendar

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