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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

New events calendar

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A new look for our events calendar!

Our fantastic Yorkshire Dales-wide events calendar received a makeover in 2017. It is packed with new features and is even easier to use. 

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The roadside wildflower exhibition

Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Yoredale, Bainbridge (Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority offices), DL8 3EL

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Inspired by the work of Judy Dunford, our latest exhibition – The roadside wildflower – will be touring around the Yorkshire Dales National Park, in Shap, Orton, Hawes and Bainbridge. Judy Dunford – known locally as the ‘flowerlady’ – had amassed tens of thousands of close-up photographs of the wildflowers growing in the verges. At the …

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E.M. Lafuente – Landscapes of the Mind

Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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  Elisa paintings are inspired by the landscapes of northern England, while mixing Mediterranean colours of her background. To paint is her inner need to look for balance and harmony both within her and in the picture. She allows this process to continually develop, letting the painting talk to her, listening and trying not to …

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AN EXCITING SUMMER EXIBITION AT RIVERS EDGE HOLIDAY HOME & LODGE PARK.

Monday, 16 July 2018
Rivers Edge Holiday Home & Lodge Park, Bentham Road, LA6 3HR

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Special Summer event being held at the Rivers Edge Holiday Home & Lodge Park, Ingleton, LA6 3HR in which we will showcase some of our latest models & one of our friendly team will show you around our beautiful 5 star park. This will be a fantastic opportunity to ask any questions about ownership in …

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Ann C. Haslam – Beyond 4 Walls

Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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17 July – 4 September Ann is developing new concepts using natural and manufactured materials to explore and express her ideas. In these latest pieces, she expands colour relationships and the qualities of light absorption and reflection in order to stimulate surface movement. Her approach utilises and manipulates the assemblage of an extensive range of …

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A Spot on The Wall

Saturday, 21 July 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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Our popular open art exhibition returns in the summer 2018. Spot on the wall showcases an ever-changing display of work from amateur and professional artists. Check our website for more details.

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Spot on the Wall

Saturday, 21 July 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

Our popular open art exhibition returns for another year. Visitors will enjoy an ever-changing display of work from amateur and professional artists.The exhibition takes our gallery space, and all the work is for sale. Artists book a spot on our wall or hire a cabinet to display their work, then hold their breath and wait. …

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Real Family Holidays

Monday, 13 August 2018
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre, BD24 9PU

Real Family Holidays offer you the chance to escape the pressures of modern life and get outdoors with the kids, taking in nature’s sights, sounds and smells and above all else, have fun! With full board accommodation, outdoor activities and expert staff on hand, you’re guaranteed an affordable family holiday full of fun and memorable …

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Art Exhibition

Saturday, 18 August 2018
The Old Courthouse, Shap Penrith, CA10 3NL

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Exhibition of work by two young artists, Jodie Bracken and Kayleigh Richardson who take inspiration from the Cumbrian landscape and wildlife.

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Become a Weaver and Learn Dog Tooth Check workshop with Jan Beadle

Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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The 2-day course will take you through the whole process of dressing a loom to then weave traditional dog tooth check.

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Creative Summer School – Photo Workshop Series 2

Tuesday, 21 August 2018
The Space, Anvil Square, DL11 6TD

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Reeth show and history inspired photography workshop, Telling your own local tale. Young people are invited to challenge and question how the local area is viewed. They will have the chance to tell their own tale. They can reflect on a memorable experience they’ve had in the local area, and bring a photo along of …

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A Taste of Georgian Literature

Tuesday, 21 August 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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A GeorgeFest18 event. Some fantastic literature came out of the Georgian period, not least the celebrated novels of Jane Austen. Richmond Amateur Dramatic Society will entertain you with extracts from famous Georgian writings and poetry. Tickets £3 (to include a cup of tea/coffee and a slice of cake) from The Shop at The Station 01748 850123

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Drystone Walling Demonstration

Tuesday, 21 August 2018
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 – one of the most iconic features of the National Park landscape.  From the foundations to the top stones, during four short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for …

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‘1918: The Long Last Mile’ Exhibition

Tuesday, 21 August 2018
The Folly, Victoria Street, BD24 9EY

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‘1918: The Long Last Mile’ exhibition 26 June – 22 December The final year of WWI took the greatest toll of lives among the men of North Craven and in this, the next in our series of commemorative exhibitions as part of the Craven and the First World War project, we look at their stories, the …

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Old Gang Mines

Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Surrender Bridge, ,

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An easy 3½ miles (5.6 km) stroll around the fascinating remains of the lead mining industry of Swaledale with our expert guides visiting two smelt mills and associated buildings, flues, levels, adits and tips along a gravel track. A level 2 YDNPA walk, this walk is accessible for all terrain mobility scooters it is on …

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Farm walk at Low Borrowbridge Farm

Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Low Borrowbridge Farm, Tebay, CA103XX

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Family friendly walk around our farm. Learn about how our sheep and cows look after the landscape. Visit our Roman fort and learn about the history of the farm. Walk lasts approximately 60-90 mins. The walk will be led by the author Andrea Meanwell and her books ‘A Native Breed’ and ‘In My Boots’ will …

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Dales Discovery

Wednesday, 22 August 2018
St Margaret’s Church, Hawes, Main Street, DL8 3QL

A series of audio-visual shows and talks on the theme of the Yorkshire Dales. These will be of interest to visitors and are well attended by local residents, too. The events are held weekly through the main summer holidays in St Margaret’s Church, Hawes, starting at 8.00pm and lasting about one hour. The events are …

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Kisdon Classic Circular

Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Farmers Arms, Muker, Farmers Arms, DL11 6QG

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Join our Dales Volunteers on this 6½ mile (10.5km) walk in the spectacular Swale gorge. We visit the ruined lead mines of Crackpot Hall, the charming village of Keld before returning over Kisdon Hill via the Corpse Road; taking in one of the finest views in the Dales. This YDNPA level 4 walk includes some …

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BROADRAKE – Insect Day with Craven Conservation Group

Thursday, 23 August 2018
Broadrake, Chapel-le-Dale Ingleton, LA6 3AX

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A chance to identify a wide range of insect species on a small site with an upland hay meadow, young native tree planting and a wildlife pond. Late summer flowering species provide an important food source for a wide range of insect life, including bumblebees and butterflies. Bring a packed lunch, but drinks and home …

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Go Wild!

Thursday, 23 August 2018
Malham National Park Centre, Malham, BD23 4DA

Go Wild! about wildlife. Can you spot a bullhead or catch a caddis fly nymph? Come paddle with us and find out. We’ll be stream dipping, doing wildlife investigations and making crafty stuff from nature. Free drop-in activities for accompanied 5 to 12 year olds – all you need to bring is an adult to …

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The Medieval Tavern at Bolton Castle

Thursday, 23 August 2018
Bolton Castle, , DL8 4ET

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Enjoy an evening in the medieval tavern at Bolton Castle, with music and entertainment from the medieval minstrels, roaring fires, ales and wines from the bar. Like stepping back in time! The ticket also includes a light supper.

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Jessica Lawson & Phil Simpson

Thursday, 23 August 2018
Masham Town Hall, Little Market Place, HG4 4DY

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After years of making music independently, Jessica Lawson and Phil Simpson have finally joined forces. Influenced by Americana, folk and country, together they deliver beautiful harmonies accompanied by a myriad of instruments – autoharp, guitar, mandolin and melodeon to name but a few. The pair have been performing across the UK and Europe, with audiences returning to see …

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The Bats of Upper Wharfedale

Thursday, 23 August 2018
Buckden YDNPA Car Park, Buckden, BD23 5JA

A dusk walk to see, hear and learn a bit more about these special nocturnal creatures. Wear appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. Please bring a torch and insect repellent. Meet at Buckden YDNPA car park (not National Trust – pay and display), Buckden, BD23 5JA. Approx. 2 mile round walk. All children to be …

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In the Kitchen – Preserves

Friday, 24 August 2018
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Join us in our traditional farmhouse kitchen where Mrs H will explain the methods of preserving foods. Part of Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales – a celebration. Included in museum admission.

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Pond Dipping at Malham Tarn

Friday, 24 August 2018
Malham Tarn Estate Office, Waterhouses Settle, BD24 9PT

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Using nets become an aquatic explorer looking for wildlife in our ponds. Wear appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. Please bring sunscreen and insect repellent. Meet Malham Tarn Estate Office, Waterhouses, BD24 9PT. Suitable for primary school aged children. All children to be accompanied by an adult.  Booking essential.  Free event.

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Fun Fridays – Minature Scavenge Hunt

Friday, 24 August 2018
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Fill an egg box with exciting finds around the museum. Make prints and crazy birds from your finds. Included in museum admission.

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Georgian Sing-Song

Friday, 24 August 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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A GeorgeFest18 event. Join members of Richmond Operatic Society at Richmond Brewing Company as they take you back to the Georgian era with an informal and varied programme of songs. Relax and enjoy the atmosphere or feel free to join in. Refreshments will be provided by Richmond Brewing Company. FREE EVENT BUT DONATIONS APPRECIATED FOR THE SOCIETY. NO BOOKING …

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Wild Weekends at Kilnsey Park Estate

Saturday, 25 August 2018
Kilnsey Park Estate, Kilnsey Skipton, BD23 5PS

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Have fun in the fresh air with family bushcraft activities including den building, fire lighting and Pooh Sticks – before enjoying marshmallows over a crackling campfire. NEW for 2018: Different themes for each weekend, including woodcrafts, survival skills and world of bugs.

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Burnsall Feast and Sports

Saturday, 25 August 2018
Burnsall, , BD23 6BN

Burnsall Feast Sports there is a 10 mile road race (seniors only), the Classic Fell Race (juniors and seniors) and various side shows and children’s races on the green.

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Wensleydale Agricultural Show

Saturday, 25 August 2018
Wensleydale Showground, Nr. Leyburn, DL8 5JG

A traditional Dales show with an extensive range of competitive events for livestock, ring displays and many trade stands.

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Buckden Art Exhibition

Saturday, 25 August 2018
Buckden, , BD23 5JA

Buckden Art Group – 28th Annual Art Exhibition. Open daily from 11am to 5pm in Buckden Village Institute. Admission free

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