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April 2019

Go Wild!

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

DSI Wildlife Investigation. Be a nature detective, follow our trail and find the clues to solve the mystery of the disappearing eggs. Come and join in the fun and learn about our wonderful wildlife. This drop-in event is for accompanied children aged 5 to 12 , with lots of science and craft based activities.  All you need to bring is an adult to help you with any tricky stuff. Included in museum admission.

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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

April 26
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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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Wild About Streams – family event

April 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Malham National Park Centre, Malham North Yorkshire BD23 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

Meet at Malham National Park Centre. Come on a stream dip with us! See what lives in our streams, test the water quality, discover how creatures survive in water. Take home everything you need to become a water detective. Lots of fun; be ready to get wet! This is an outdoor event please come prepared for the weather on the day and be ready to get wet! You will need shoes you can go into the water in, a towel…

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Wandering Draw: Malham Tarn in Graphite & Charcoal

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - April 28 @ 3:00 pm
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre
Settle, BD24 9PU
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A weekend with Margaret Uttley, learning her techniques on short walks around the Tarn and Fen, capturing characterful notations of the richly varied textures and growths amongst this very special environment. You will be provided with a handmade sketchbook and as the weekend progresses you will create a journal of Malham Tarn drawings.

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3D Birds

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and make a 3D bird with artist Gill Kirk. Using templates to create your own birds and decorate them. £3 per child.

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Evening Photography Sessions at Ingleborough Cave

April 27 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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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Womens’ Handbag in the style of a Leather Sporan – Viking style pouch

April 28
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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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May 2019

spoon carving

May 1 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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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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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

May 3
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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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Stephen Knowles Photography Tutorials

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail, Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail
Clapham, LA2 8EA
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Join local photographer Stephen Knowles (stephenknowlesphotography.co.uk) on one of our photography tutorials, designed to help you improve your photography skills and get away from using the automatic setting. Availability is limited to ensure that visitors are able to make the most of their time with Stephen, so book early to avoid disappointment.

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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

May 10
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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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Introduction Needle Case with Sara Dennis

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Create an embroidered needle case with Royal School of Needlework trained, Sara Dennis. More details on our website. £75 includes materials kit worth £25

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National Mills Weekend – Free Entry

May 11 @ 10:30 am - May 12 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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We'll be offering free entry to celebrate National Mills Weekend. Come and discover the story of Farfield Mill and how the River Clough provided the power. We will also have all our usual exhibitions, craft demonstrations, children's craft area, a children's trail around the Mill as well as delicious treats in the The Tea Room. To find our more about National Mills Weekend visit: https://www.nationalmillsweekend.co.uk/

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Wild about Art – family event

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Malham National Park Centre, Malham North Yorkshire BD23 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

Meet at Malham National Park Centre. Two hours of arty fun with nature! Be inspired by nature and join us to make a masterpiece! This is an outdoor event please come prepared for the weather on the day and be ready to get dirty! This is event is an accessible event suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This activity will run twice; 10.30 - 12.30 and 14.00  - 16.00.   Both sessions…

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Wild about Art – family event

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 12-05-2019 at 2:00pm

Malham National Park Centre, Malham North Yorkshire BD23 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

Meet at Malham National Park Centre. Two hours of arty fun with nature! Be inspired by nature and join us to make a masterpiece! This is an outdoor event please come prepared for the weather on the day and be ready to get dirty! This is event is an accessible event suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This activity will run twice; 10.30 - 12.30 and 14.00  - 16.00.   Both sessions…

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BROADRAKE – Willow Hares

May 15 @ 9:45 am - 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. Phil will guide the group through all the processes to make sure that everyone masters the framework of the basic body and head shapes and the lovely curved random weaves to create a sculpture of a Hare, a very popular subject for willow. His gentle humour and excellent teaching style will…

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Silk Paper Making with Wendy Ann Stanger

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Learn the basics of silk fusion paper making, the range of fibres used, how to layer fibres to create images and what some of the possibilities of silk fusion paper are. An A4 piece of wet fusion paper will be created to take home and make into your own piece of artwork or make your own lampshade.

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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

May 17
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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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Wild Sea Watercolour Workshop with Ruth Clayton

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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By popular demand Ruth is repeating this workshop. Come and join Ruth as she guides you through a step by step process to paint your own masterpiece. All abilities are welcome whether you want to develop your artistic abilities or find your inner artist! Ruth will frame your artwork ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family.

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Rag Rug Making Workshop

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Learn about the traditional craft of rag-rug making. You will be tutored by renowned rug maker Heather Ritchie and will use traditional rugmaking methods to create your own rug or wall hanging. At the end of the day you will take home your own piece together with lots of ideas for making more rag rug creations at home. Materials and lunch included. 10 places available.

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