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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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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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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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Life in Our Hands

Tuesday, 24 September 2019
The Joinery, Market Pl, BD249ED

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Award-winning, international artist Shanthamani Muddaiah celebrates untold stories from the rural Yorkshire Dales this Autumn. Settle Stories presents her new exhibition, Life in Our Hands, a commission that captures a moment of  time in a rural community. Shanthamani visited Yorkshire for the first time in June 2019 as artist-in-residence with Settle Stories to begin her journey. …

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Sunday, 6 October 2019
The Old Courthouse, Main Street, CA10 3NL

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Exhibition of upcycled art and craft work at The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL Opening times vary – see website www.theoldcourthouse.org and for details of special events

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The Enchanted Wood Halloween Trail

Saturday, 19 October 2019
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, DL8 3TH

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The witches that live in Freeholders Woods have had their frogs stolen by some naughty woodland elves. How will they make their spells? Can you help find the frogs? Do the spooky scavenger hunt, find some skeleton leaves and traces of midnight hunters- but be careful, you might get spooked!

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Tuesday, 22 October 2019
The Old Courthouse, Main Street, CA10 3NL

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Exhibition of upcycled art and craft work at The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL Opening times vary check website www.theoldcourthouse.org also for details of special events

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Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

Tuesday, 22 October 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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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Wednesday, 23 October 2019
The Old Courthouse, Main Street, CA10 3NL

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Exhibition of upcycled art and craft work at The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL Opening times vary check website www.theoldcourthouse.org also for details of special events

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Book folding and Bottletop Art

Wednesday, 23 October 2019
The Old Courthouse, Main Street, CA10 3NL

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Family Session with Judith Bradshaw Book folding and Bottletop Art at The Old Courthouse, Shap  CA10 3NL 10am – 12 noon

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Upper Dales Family History Group

Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Fremington Sunday School, Fremington, DL11 6AR

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Anthony Atkinson – Ada Lovelace and her family The daughter of a disastrous marriage between Anna Milbanke of Seaham Hall and the poet Lord Byron, Ada became a highly competent mathematician, forming a close association with Charles Babbage, “father of the computer”; mother to Lady Anne Blunt, traveller and founder of an Arabian horse stud. …

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Thursday, 24 October 2019
The Old Courthouse, Main Street, CA10 3NL

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Exhibition of upcycled art and craft work at The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL Opening times vary check website www.theoldcourthouse.org also for details of special events

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Shanghai: Revolutionary City

Thursday, 24 October 2019
The Green Howards Museum, Richmond, DL10 4QN

Thursday 24 October 7pm to 8.30pm £5 During the 1920s, Shanghai was crawling with spies, missionaries, political agitators and colonial entrepreneurs.  Many countries, including Britain, made lucrative treaties with the Chinese, enabling them to establish trading outposts outside the ancient fortress city, and channel much-needed cash into near bankrupt post-war economies back home.  The Green …

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Creative Writing & Mindfulness Retreat

Friday, 25 October 2019


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“An experience that helps you to open up the possibilities for being creative in your writing using mindfulness.”  – previous participant This transformative retreat set amidst the inspiring landscape of the Yorkshire Dales is a deep exploration of your inner landscape as a creative writer. Join like-minded people in a supportive and appropriately challenging atmosphere as …

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Designer Makers Market

Friday, 25 October 2019
The Garden Rooms at Tennants, The Auction House Harmby Rd, DL8 5SG

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‘Unique handcrafted goods, direct from the maker’ A two day event, spread over two floors, showcasing some of the best designers, artists and craftspeople from around the region. Watch demonstrations & take part in ‘have-a-go’ sessions for all ages. Admission is free but a donation for Herriot Hospice Homecare would be gratefully received. For more …

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Friday, 25 October 2019
The Old Courthouse, Main Street, CA10 3NL

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Exhibition of upcycled art and craft work at The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL Opening times vary check website www.theoldcourthouse.org also for details of special events

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Nae Plans AND Andreas Tophøj & Rune Barslund

Friday, 25 October 2019
Masham Town Hall, Little Market Place, HG4 4DY

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Two brilliantly creative duos, Scotland’s Nae Plans (Adam Sutherland and Hamish Napier) and Denmark’s Andreas Tophøj & Rune Barslund, combine forces for a captivating night of music, song and stories, following their earlier sell-out concert and collaboration at Scotland’s prestigious Celtic Connections festival. ★★★★★ “Nae Plans… marvellously organic and intensely alive, terrifically accomplished and thrillingly unpredictable…” – The Scotsman …

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John Tams & Barry Coope

Friday, 25 October 2019
Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road Reeth, DL11 6QT

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Back for two consecutive nights after selling out more than a month in advance for the last two years! John Tams described by Mojo as ‘one of the ultimate British songwriters’ has had a career spanning four decades in every medium. A member of the Albion Band and Home Service he is perhaps best known …

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Meet The Makers Autumn Craft Fair

Saturday, 26 October 2019
Pateley Bridge Memorial Hall, Park Road, HG3 5JS

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Visit Nidderdale are holding our first “Meet The Makers” event this autumn. We have clever crafters, brilliant bakers, and skillful stitchers coming along to showcase their handcrafted food, artwork, and gifts. Discover local businesses you might not be familiar with, learn more about how their products are made, and the inspiration behind them. Join us …

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Saturday, 26 October 2019
The Old Courthouse, Main Street, CA10 3NL

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Exhibition of upcycled art and craft work at The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL Opening times vary check website www.theoldcourthouse.org also for details of special events

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Compost and Worms

Saturday, 26 October 2019
The Old Courthouse, Main Street, CA10 3NL

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Compost and Worms at The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL with Chloe Randall, Master Composter 2-3pm drop in and chat 3.30 – 5.30pm Build your own wormery workshop

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Fagin?

Saturday, 26 October 2019
Skipton Little Theatre, Clifford Street, BD23 2AD

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“Fagin? delves deep into the untold story of a well-known criminal from Dickens’ beloved novel Oliver Twist. Produced by Kick in The Head, the play offers an insight into Fagin’s own reflection on his life coupled with his true disposition discovered through his conversation with two ghosts.” “All three actors in the roles of Fagin …

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John Tams & Barry Coope

Saturday, 26 October 2019
Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road Reeth, DL11 6QT

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Back for two consecutive nights after selling out more than a month in advance for the last two years! John Tams described by Mojo as ‘one of the ultimate British songwriters’ has had a career spanning four decades in every medium. A member of the Albion Band and Home Service he is perhaps best known …

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The North Yorkshire Colour Rush

Sunday, 27 October 2019
Ripley Showground, Ripley, HG3 3EA

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North Yorkshire’s brightest, happiest community 5K is back for 2019. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this fun-filled, colourful event, supporting local hospice care charities. We’ve teamed up with Saint Michael’s Hospice, based in Harrogate, to bring you a riot of colour and smiles to brighten up your autumn on Sunday October 27, …

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Sunday, 27 October 2019
The Old Courthouse, Main Street, CA10 3NL

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Exhibition of upcycled art and craft work at The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL Opening times vary check website www.theoldcourthouse.org also for details of special events

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The Legacy of the Kearton Brothers

Sunday, 27 October 2019
The Keld Resource Centre, Keld, DL11 6LJ

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Informative talk and exhibition on the lives and legacy of Richard and Cherry Kearton. From their childhoods in Thwaite, where they developed their interest in the natural world, to becoming celebrated pioneers of wildlife photography. Afternoon tea will be served in the Upper Room after the talk.  Booking essential

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Outdoors in October

Monday, 28 October 2019
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre, BD24 9PU

Join FSC Malham Tarn for 3 days of free family activities and learn more about the natural history of the Yorkshire Dales Field Studies Council (FSC) is an environmental education charity providing informative and enjoyable opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to discover, explore and understand the environment. The activities below are aimed at …

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Monday, 28 October 2019
The Old Courthouse, Main Street, CA10 3NL

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Exhibition of upcycled art and craft work at The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL Opening times vary check website www.theoldcourthouse.org also for details of special events

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The Snow Dragon

Monday, 28 October 2019
Richard Whiteley Theatre, Giggleswick School, BD24 0DE

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The night of the Snow Dragon approaches… Billy has everything a young goat could need – and more besides. On New Year’s Eve, Billy is looking forward to the annual visit of the legendary Snow Dragon, who will bring him even more goodies…  But when Billy bumps into some hungry wolves in the forest, New …

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Events calendar

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Guided Walks

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