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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

Events calendar

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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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A taster for the coming month is listed below - head over to our events calendar to see the full listing .

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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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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June Romantic breaks

Monday, 3 June 2019
Stay Lambing Live, Easegill Cottage, CA17 4LQ

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Special couples offers for June 2019 3 night w/e or 4 night midweek breaks now only £450 7 nights break now £695 Hot tub, flowers, and hamper all included in this luxury rural cottage

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Swaledale Festival

Thursday, 6 June 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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Swaledale Festival

Friday, 7 June 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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Swaledale Festival

Saturday, 8 June 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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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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Ric Duffield Exhibition

Saturday, 15 June 2019
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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Born and bred in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, Ric became a well respected wildlife artist and illustrator before being commissioned to carry out work for Yorkshire Television. In 2000 he became a freelance artist and although still exhibiting fine art in galleries across the Country, he has now become renowned for his scenic work. Using techniques …

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Landscape and Wildlife Photography Exhibition

Saturday, 15 June 2019
The Old Courthouse, Shap Penrith, CA10 3NL

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Landscape and Wildlife Photography Exhibition ‘Reasons to be Cheerful’  Michael Grolys ‘Four Seasons in the North’   Patrick Neaves at The Exhibit ‘A’ Gallery, The Old Courthouse, Shap  CA10 3NL opening times vary visit website www.theoldcourthouse.org

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Grassington Festival

Saturday, 15 June 2019
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15 days of music and arts centred around the beautiful village of Grassington. Headline acts for 2019 include Ed Byrne, Sindhu Vee and David Starkey. Music from award winners The Young ‘Uns and Cara Dillon. Full programme to be announced in the New Year. Visit www.grassington-festival.org.uk for further information.

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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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Medals maketh the man – Victoria Crosses and the soldiers who earned them

Thursday, 20 June 2019
The Green Howards Museum, Richmond, DL10 4QN

Thursday 20 June 7pm to 8.30pm £5 The Green Howards were awarded 18 Victoria Crosses, but how are these valuable medals made, and by whom?  What are they made from?  What are the criteria governing the award of a VC? Has anyone ever earned more than one, or been stripped of their medal? These and …

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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

Friday, 21 June 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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Identifying and Recording Juvenile and Adult Caddisflies

Friday, 21 June 2019
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre, BD24 9PU

This course is intended to encourage an interest in the whole life cycle of Caddisflies, their ecology and life histories, where and when to survey for them and their habitat requirements in all life stages. A variety of techniques will be used to survey and record caddis at adult and larval stages.

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Wensleydale Art Group Exhibition

Saturday, 22 June 2019
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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‘We are an amateur group of artists who paint together regularly. We take our inspiration from the gorgeous surroundings of the Yorkshire Dales which we all feel so blessed to have. Although we are mostly self-taught we have had input, encouragement and support from various professionals including Winifred Hodge and Ian Scott-Massie.’ Wensleydale Art Group …

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Learn a Skill Weekend (Navigation)

Saturday, 22 June 2019
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Join us for 2 days at the Moorcock Inn for our Navigation Training weekend. Day 1. Learn the skills, partly inside, mainly on the local outdoors Day 2. Navigate up Wild Boar Fell and feel a real sense of satisfaction.

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Sedbergh Artisan Market

Saturday, 22 June 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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Tournee

Saturday, 22 June 2019
Skipton Castle, , BD23 1AW

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Re-Live 1380 Medieval Life

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The Hay Festival

Saturday, 22 June 2019
Fairhursts at Berrys Cafe and Farm Shop, Swinithwaite, DL8 4UH

A day of traditional crafts and music, with demonstrations and entertainment.

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Evening Photography Sessions at Ingleborough Cave

Saturday, 22 June 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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Much Ado About Nothing

Saturday, 22 June 2019
Constable Burton Hall, Constable Burton, DL8 5LJ

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Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, present an inventive take on Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing – a rip-roaring comedy of quarrels, deceptions and a frustratingly stupid man called Dogberry. The Fools do Shakespeare differently – a fast-paced, musically-driven style, using all sorts of different instruments, plenty of multi-roling and many a quick …

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John Coghlan’s QUO

Saturday, 22 June 2019
Masham Town Hall, Little Market Place, HG4 4DY

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Original Status Quo drummer John Coghlan, with his great band, brings you a night of vintage Quo from the glory years of 1962-81 when he performed with them. John Coghlan joined Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in their newly-formed band ‘The Spectres’ in 1962. The group went through a series of name changes before becoming …

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Such stuff as dreams…

Saturday, 22 June 2019
Airton Friends Meeting House, Calton Lane, Airton, BD23 4AE

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Pinsuti Chamber Choir visit Airton Friends Meeting House for their summer concert: a choral fantasy of madrigals, anthems and songs, including settings of Shakespeare verse and contemporary poetry.  In the course of the evening we’ll be flying with Leonardo, smelling exquisite roses and wandering through the magical world of dreams.

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Tournee

Sunday, 23 June 2019
Skipton Castle, , BD23 1AW

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Re-Live 1380 Medieval Life

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Understanding Me

Sunday, 23 June 2019
The Keld Resource Centre, Keld, DL11 6LJ

A self development workshop delivered by John Lloyd in beautiful upper Swaledale. The workshop will allow delegates to develop a greater understanding of themselves, improve self-confidence, be able to manage difficult situations, make better life decisions and develop a life plan to increase contentment and happiness,  A buffet lunch is included in the price.   …

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Wild Flowers at Malham Tarn

Sunday, 23 June 2019
Malham Tarn Estate Office, Waterhouses Settle, BD24 9PT

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Discover the magic of the wild flowers at Malham Tarn National Nature Reserve. A walk through this amazing area with one of our Rangers.  All children to be accompanied by an adult. No dogs. Booking essential.

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