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August 2019

Hands on History – Victorian Childhood

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Let's get hands on with history! Themed craft activities for children. In this activity we will have a go at making traditional toys like a thaumatrope and a peg doll.

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Go Wild!

August 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Malham National Park Centre, Malham North Yorkshire BD23 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

Breath-taking Birds. From birds that fly on silent wings to the fastest animal on the planet, we will show you how birds are adapted to different types of lives! 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…

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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

August 23
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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 the knife. If you want to make a sheath for it - this will cost an extra £100 and will be another day's course. 2…

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Hand Built Ceramics

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre
Settle, BD24 9PU
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Come and spend some time developing your ceramics skills in a relaxing, supportive environment. A day spent learning hand building techniques so that you are able to roll out and build from slabs of clay. Workshops are open to all and numbers are kept low, to allow the day to be individually tailored to ability.

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Evening Photography Sessions at Ingleborough Cave

August 24 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on 25-05-2019 at 4:30pm

One event on 08-06-2019 at 4:30pm

One event on 22-06-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 13-07-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 27-07-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 10-08-2019 at 4:30pm

One event on 14-08-2019 at 4:30pm

One event on 24-08-2019 at 4:30pm

One event on 07-09-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 21-09-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 26-10-2019 at 3:30pm

Ingleborough Cave, Clapham North Yorkshire LA2 8EA United Kingdom + Google Map

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 tutorials. One of our local guides will lead the way as you follow in the footsteps of the early Victorian explorers on a journey spanning…

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Beginners Jewellery Enamelling

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre
Settle, BD24 9PU
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A one day workshop exploring two different enamelling processes on copper, allowing us to experiment with colour pattern and surface texture. Emily Knight will guide you through each stage by demonstrating each enamelling process as well as some of her own experimental mark making techniques, that she has developed within her work.

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Hands on History – Prehistoric Rock Art

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Let's get hands on with history! Themed craft activities for children.  In this activity we will have ago at our rock art taking inspiration from the prehistoric rock art found on moorlands. Included in museum admission.

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Womens’ Handbag in the style of a Leather Sporan – Viking style pouch

August 28
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day 28 of the month, repeating indefinitely

Learn to make a small shoulder bag. This will give you all the techniques used in tradtional leathercraft including cutting out a template, holepunching, dying the edges and using saddlestich to sew it together. An embossed design is placed on the front Limited to 4 places

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Go Wild!

August 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Woodland Wonder  Woodlands are more than just the sum of their trees!  Come and investigate the complex mix of animals, insects and plant in our woodlands!  Come and join in the fun and learn about our Fantastic National Parks and wonderful wildlife. This 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 (weather permitting); how many water creatures can you find? All you need to bring is…

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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

August 30
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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 the knife. If you want to make a sheath for it - this will cost an extra £100 and will be another day's course. 2…

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Stick Making Classes

August 31
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day 31 of the month, repeating indefinitely

n this workshop you will use traditional tools such as files, sandpaper and stickpress and learn how to straighten a stick using either a steam box or a heat gun depending on numbers in the class at the time. You will be taught the basic techniques to create your own stick which you will take home with you. The skills you will learn are: 1. Straightening the shank. 2. Dressing knots. 3. Making a peg joint. 4. Preparing the handle.…

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September 2019

spoon carving

September 1 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day 1 of the month, repeating indefinitely

Come and spend a day  learning to make your own spoon. See it transform from a block of wood to the finished utensil. A whole day with a skilled woodland craftsman. Beginners can explore their potential. You will be guided through choosing wood, cutting and cleaning, basic axe skills and simple knife skills and carving techniques as well as tool care, sharpening and honing. You will also learn how to "read the wood", ie how to sculpt it into the…

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Landscape Adventures in Watermedia

September 2 @ 4:00 pm - September 6 @ 3:00 pm
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre
Settle, BD24 9PU
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Explore the wonders of landscape painting in the inspirational Yorkshire Dales. This watercolour painting course is for those who wish to improve their techniques and learn how to dramatise their paintings through colour, texture, tone and composition. All levels of painting abilities welcome, as you will receive individual guidance.

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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

September 6
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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 the knife. If you want to make a sheath for it - this will cost an extra £100 and will be another day's course. 2…

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Evening Photography Sessions at Ingleborough Cave

September 7 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

One event on 25-05-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 08-06-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 22-06-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 13-07-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 27-07-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 10-08-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 14-08-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 24-08-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 07-09-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 21-09-2019 at 3:30pm

One event on 26-10-2019 at 3:30pm

Ingleborough Cave, Clapham North Yorkshire LA2 8EA United Kingdom + Google Map

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 tutorials. One of our local guides will lead the way as you follow in the footsteps of the early Victorian explorers on a journey spanning…

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BROADRAKE – English Basket Making

September 11 @ 9:45 am - September 12 @ 4:30 pm
Broadrake, Chapel-le-Dale Ingleton North Yorkshire LA6 3AX United Kingdom + Google Map

Tutor Phil Bradley lives in NW Cumbria where he grows his own sustainable willow for basketry, garden items as well as bird & animal sculptures, all popular workshop topics. This is a great opportunity to learn a traditional heritage skill to make the familiar 'log basket' type of basket, but not so large that it won't fit in a car to take home. Phil will guide the group through all the processes to make sure that everyone masters the traditional…

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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

September 13
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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 the knife. If you want to make a sheath for it - this will cost an extra £100 and will be another day's course. 2…

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Writing the Wild

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - September 15 @ 3:00 pm
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre
Settle, BD24 9PU
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In this creative writing course, we will investigate the relationship between landscape and narrative, explore techniques to best define and describe landscape using more than just visual means and consider how the physical environment can be used as an effective tool to convey the complexity of human emotion and experience. This workshop is open to both emerging and experienced writers of prose or poetry.

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Monoprinting

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre
Settle, BD24 9PU
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A one-day workshop exploring monoprinting using three different methods that are characterised by line, tone and texture. Local printmaker Hester Cox will demonstrate these spontaneous and direct techniques and then participants will try them for themselves. There will also be the chance to print from natural material including plants and feathers.

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Make a Rag Doll Workshop

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and spend and enjoyable day creating a beautiful and unique keepsake rag doll to delight yourself or a loved one. Basic hand sewing skill required. Materials and lunch included. This workshop is run by Jenny Engel of Jemima & Co Rag Dolls Click here to see the website http://www.jemimaandco.com/

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