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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

Our events calendar has moved home and had a revamp.

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A new look for our events calendar!

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

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International Textile Exhibition

Thursday, 25 January 2018
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, LA10 5LW

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‘Trip to the End of the World’  is this year’s theme for the ’23rd Le Carrefour Europeen du Patchwork textile competition’ with the winners and a short list of 38 selected by a panel of international judges  from the hundreds of  entries by artists from Italy, South Korea, France, the Czech Republic, China and many …

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Waterscape

Saturday, 10 February 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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By Gordon Gibbons A collection of photographic images of water in the landscape. ” Water is a central feature of so many landscapes, and capturing its movement and the play of light on it as surface provides endless possibilities to the photographer. In putting together this collection, with its visual emphasis on water, ‘landscape’ seemed …

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Orbit Bike Orienteering

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Stage 1 Cycles, Stage 1 Cycles, Station Yard, Burtersett Rd, DL8 3NT

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Orbit bike Orienteering. This event is part of the Dark Skies Festival. Follow a map, find the planets and star check points and collect the points. This orienteering course is designed to be completed in approx 2 hrs and is predominantly road based. Designed to be independently completed as a group or as individual riders. …

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I Spy Bingo

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Keelham Farm Shop, Brighouse & Denholme Road, BD13 3SS

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We know that help is needed during the school holidays. Keep the kids entertained this half term by playing I Spy Bingo whilst you shop. Pick up a form, find the products, shout ‘Bingo’ and win a prize.

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Nocturnal Animals Woodland Trail

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, DL8 3TH

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Come to Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre and follow the trail through Freeholders wood to discover the nocturnal animals who live here. This event is part of the Dark Skies Festival which runs from 9-25 February.

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Starry Constellation Trail

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes, DL8 3NT

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When you visit the Dales Countryside Museum during the Dark Skies Festival you will be able to explore the night sky by following the constellation trail both inside and outside the Museum. Find out interesting facts about how we group the stars, why are they grouped like this? Who named them? Which is the brightest star? …

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ChopArts!

Wednesday, 21 February 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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An exhibition of the creative skills expressed by adults with learning disabilities, inspired by their community and their friendships. Chopsticks is a non-profit charity that caters for adults with disabilities, treating all our members as individuals with a strive to provide the best support possible; tailored to each person’s needs!

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A Voyage around the Universe by Richard Darn

Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Sedbergh People’s Hall, Howgill Lane, LA10 5DQ

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Richard is an experienced and enthusiastic journalist and astronomer. He is a regular presenter at Dark Skies events in the Yorkshire Dales. The aims of Dark Skies events are to protect our starry skies, to bring astronomy to the public and to help local businesses to tap into astro-tourism. Great for beginners; previous knowledge not …

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Exploring Ribblehead and Chapel-le-Dale – free guided walk

Thursday, 22 February 2018
Ribblehead Railway Station, Ingleton Road, LA6 3AS

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Join Mike Benson at Ribblehead station for a varied circular walk of circa seven miles, taking in Ribblehead Quarry, part of Ingleborough National Nature Reserve, and following part of the route of a new Ingleborough walk (created by the Stories in Stone project) towards Great Douk Cave. We’ll also visit the Grade II-listed St Leonard’s …

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Splash Art!

Thursday, 22 February 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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Come and meet the clients from Chopsticks as they explain how they create their fantastic glass art. Then have a go yourself in the public splash art session! Part of our ChopArts! exhibition. 11.00am to 12 noon, then 1.30pm to 2.30pm *You can also meet the clients on 20th February but there will be no public splash …

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Moon Watch – A night on the moon.

Friday, 23 February 2018
Buck Hotel, Reeth, Arkengarthdale Road, DL11 6SW

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Join us for an evening on the moon!  The satellite is the earth’s closest neighbour in space and we’ll be using telescopes to explore its massive mountains and deep craters as part of an exciting evening of discovery for stargazing novices. We’ll even encourage you to take a picture! Also find out about other wonders …

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Rapscallion

Saturday, 24 February 2018
Methodist Church Hall, Leyburn, Market Place, DL8 5EG

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Rapscallion meld Northern English folk played masterfully on an impressive array of instruments with the strong but sweet-edged female vocal of Amy Southworth. The band formed in 2006 for the Swaledale Festival, and have stayed together, mixing traditional folk with influences from the likes of Kathryn Tickell, Kate Rusby, the Pogues and Dave Swarbrick. Come …

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The SCUMMY MUMMIES Show

Saturday, 24 February 2018
Masham Town Hall, Little Market Place, HG4 4DY

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An evening of laughs for less-than-perfect parents Comedians Helen Thorn and Ellie Gibson cover a wide range of parenting topics, from pelvic floors and play-dates to farting and fish fingers. Expect songs, sketches, stand-up and very scummy stories. Because let’s be honest, no matter how much we love our kids, or how good we are at parenting, everyone’s a …

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Ceiling Demons / Faithful Johannes / John Stainthorp

Saturday, 24 February 2018
Buck Hotel, Reeth, Arkengarthdale Road, DL11 6SW

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The Buck presents a special evening of alternative and original live music, featuring: >>>> Ceiling Demons Alternative hip hop from Richmond. After a triumphant 2017 with the release of their latest album Nil on Win Big Records, the Demons make their first live appearance in the Yorkshire Dales. Having recorded extensively withGreenman Swaler in Swaledale, This one-off …

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Woodland snowdrop walks

Sunday, 25 February 2018
Austwick Hall, Townhead Lane, LA2 8BS

Woodland snowdrop walk & sculpture trail.Sensible foot-ware recommended. Plant sales & light refreshments.

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A Walk in the Dark Lantern Parade

Sunday, 25 February 2018
Malham National Park Centre, ,

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Be part of our Walk in the Dark Lantern Parade, which follows the route of the short walk from Malham Village to Malham Cove and marks the end of the Dark Skies Festival 2018! A line of colourful, glowing lanterns, will create a memorable sight as they are paraded to the base of Malham Cove. …

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Woodland snowdrop walks

Monday, 26 February 2018
Austwick Hall, Townhead Lane, LA2 8BS

Woodland snowdrop walk & sculpture trail.Sensible foot-ware recommended. Plant sales & light refreshments.

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Farm Buildings of the Heart of Teesdale

Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Harmby Village Hall, Spennithorne Road Harmby, DL8 5PG

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Jennifer Deadman – Farm Buildings of the Heart of Teesdale. Jennifer Deadman is a historic building surveyor and will be talking about several of the farmsteads which she recorded with a volunteer historic buildings survey group, training them not only to record the fabric of the buildings but also, through documentary research, to place them …

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Ingleton Pantomime – Dick Turpin

Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Ingleborough Community Centre, Main Street Ingleton, LA6 3HG

Fun for all the family. Shake off your post-Christmas blues with the annual Ingleton pano.  Oh yes it is…..

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Ingleton Pantomime – Dick Turpin

Thursday, 1 March 2018
Ingleborough Community Centre, Main Street Ingleton, LA6 3HG

Fun for all the family. Shake off your post-Christmas blues with the annual Ingleton pano.  Oh yes it is…..

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Ingleton Pantomime – Dick Turpin

Friday, 2 March 2018
Ingleborough Community Centre, Main Street Ingleton, LA6 3HG

Fun for all the family. Shake off your post-Christmas blues with the annual Ingleton pano.  Oh yes it is…..

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The Cell Block

Saturday, 3 March 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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Covering the walls of the 19th-century cell block at Richmond Castle is fascinating graffiti, ranging from delicate portraits to bold political and religious statements; pastoral scenes and regimental numbers. With the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, English Heritage is undertaking a project to record, conserve and research this remarkable record. In this new exhibition, walk through …

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Specialised MTB Demo Day

Saturday, 3 March 2018
Escape Bike Shop, Westhouse, LA6 3NJ

Mountain bike demo day for Specialized Bicycles. Test ride the Enduro, Stumpjumper, Camber or the fantastic Turbo Levo E-MTB. Booking Essential – 015242 41226

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Whyte Mountain Bike Demo Day

Saturday, 3 March 2018
Escape Bike Shop, Westhouse, LA6 3NJ

Mountain bike demo day for Whyte Bikes. Test ride the awesome T-130, S-150 or G-170! Booking essential 015242 41226

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Ingleton Pantomime – Dick Turpin

Saturday, 3 March 2018
Ingleborough Community Centre, Main Street Ingleton, LA6 3HG

Fun for all the family. Shake off your post-Christmas blues with the annual Ingleton pano.  Oh yes it is…..

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Flowers, Fizz & Fun

Saturday, 3 March 2018
Methodist Church Hall, Leyburn, Market Place, DL8 5EG

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with Nick Grounds   An evening of flowers & laughter. NAFAS accredited flower-arranging demonstrator Nick Grounds has audiences across the UK on their feet and rolling in the aisles with his mixture of dazzling floral art and hilarious anecdotes. H.M.The Queen has been photographed in front of one of his arrangements. Nick is also an …

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Woodland snowdrop walks

Sunday, 4 March 2018
Austwick Hall, Townhead Lane, LA2 8BS

Woodland snowdrop walk & sculpture trail.Sensible foot-ware recommended. Plant sales & light refreshments.

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Cantores Salicium in concert

Sunday, 4 March 2018
Bolton Abbey Priory Church, The Priory Church of St Mary & St Cuthbert, BD23 6AL

Chamber choir Cantores Salicium under director Lindy Williams will present a concert programme which will include music by Byrd, Tallis, Telemann, Bach and Haydn. The choir will be joined by  talented young local musicians in solo works and in accompanying the choir. Admission is free with donations invited.

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March Madness

Wednesday, 7 March 2018
The Station, Station Yard, DL10 4LD

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A late night shopping event at The Shop at The Station. Preview our Easter stock whilst enjoying treats on us!

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Settle Churches Stroll

Thursday, 8 March 2018
Settle Town, Main Street Settle, BD24 9EJ

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Join local charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust for a gentle walk around Settle and Giggleswick, taking in six places of worship, including the historical Zion Chapel and tours of Giggleswick Chapel and Settle Quaker Meeting House. A suggested donation of £15 per person to be split between YDMT and Settle Churches Together. Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing and …

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