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January 2019

Stick Making Classes

January 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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February 2019

The Waterfalls of Wensleydale Photo Workshop

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
West Burton Village Green, West Burton
Leyburn, DL8 4JY United Kingdom
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Learn how to photograph waterfalls, using shutter speed to control the look of the water. On this day long workshop we will visit a range of stunning waterfalls in Wensleydale.

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Dark Skies Evening- Featuring Astronomy Speaker Colin Stuart & Ingleton Star Gazers

February 16 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Dalesbridge, The Dalesbridge, off the A65
Austwick, LA2 8AZ
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Join us for an evening of star gazing and speaker talk from esteemed astronomy author Colin Stuart. Ingleton stargazers will be on hand for guided star gazing throughout the evening of our beautiful dark Yorkshire Dales Skies. We will be firing up our famous wood fired pizza oven along with the bar being open for drinks all evening. Tickets are £6 each including one drink from the bar (draft beer, house wine, soft drinks, tea or coffee) This is a…

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How to Photograph Waterfalls After Dark

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
West Burton Village Green, West Burton
Leyburn, DL8 4JY United Kingdom
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As part of the Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival, learn how to create long exposures, making the invisible visible at this spectacular waterfall.

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BROADRAKE – Photographing the Night Sky with Pete Collins

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Broadrake, Chapel-le-Dale Ingleton North Yorkshire LA6 3AX United Kingdom + Google Map

As part of the Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival, Pete Collins will give a talk about how to capture the stars and foreground detail in the night skies using your DSLR camera, or maybe one of the better mobile phone cameras that allows manual settings, and exposures of 30 secs. We will follow this with a trip outside to put the theory into practice, and plan to walk across to Ribblehead Viaduct, just 40 mins walk with opportunities for some…

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Open Studios 2019

February 22 - February 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 24-03-2019

Bracken Press Print-workshop, Byways, Low Street, Scalby
Scarborough, YO130QW
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The printmaker Michael Atkin will be opening his two workshops to visitors. Workshop one houses three antique printing presses from the 19th century on which he produces limited edition etchings, lino prints and wood engravings. Workshop two is where the ancient art of etching and aquatint occurs.

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An Introduction to Light Painting Photo Walk

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Back by popular demand, learn how to create weird and wonderful lighting effect photographs at this iconic Yorkshire Dales landmark.

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Dark Skies at Stump Cross Caverns

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stump Cross Caverns, Greenhow Hill
Pately Bridge, North Yorkshire HG3 5JL United Kingdom
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Join us for our first ever star party in conjunction with the 4th Dark Skies festival! Expert Astronomer Richard Darn will be on hand with powerful telescopes to view the skies above Stump Cross and see the stunning star clusters and constellations. Friday 22nd February at 7pm The event will go ahead in all weathers Includes: cavern tour, colourful beginner's talk, outside viewing if clear and chance to handle rocks from outer space. Cavern tour is optional and involves steps, uneven…

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Open Studios 2019

February 23 - February 25
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 24-03-2019

Bracken Press Print-workshop, Byways, Low Street, Scalby
Scarborough, YO130QW
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The printmaker Michael Atkin will be opening his two workshops to visitors. Workshop one houses three antique printing presses from the 19th century on which he produces limited edition etchings, lino prints and wood engravings. Workshop two is where the ancient art of etching and aquatint occurs.

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How to Photograph Moody Landscapes

February 23 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Entrance to Threshfield Quarry complex on Skirethorns Lane BD23 5PH, Skirethorns Lane,
Threshfield, North Yorkshire BD23 5PH
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Learn how to put mood, emotion and feeling into your photographs. Create atmospheric compositions using light and framing with the help of our expert tutor.

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DARK SKIES – KNIGHT UNDER THE STARS with Neill Sanders

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bolton Castle, Leyburn, DL8 4ET United Kingdom + Google Map

Dark skies, A knight under the stars at Bolton Castle, greeted with mulled wine to warm you up on a winters night, as the evening progresses your taste buds will be tingling with cosmic canapes prepared by Fairhursts Catering We'll have telescopes and binoculars at the ready to take you on an amazing tour of the heavens as part of the 3rd Dark Skies Festival. Distant galaxies and sparkling star clusters will be amongst our targets as the constellation of…

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Astro/Night Time Landscape Photography Workshop

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Malham Tarn (Water Sinks) car park, water sinks car park
next to Malham Tarn, grid ref SD 8941 6580
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If the sky is clear you will learn how to take amazing photographs of the night sky. If the weather isn't on our side, you will still have great fun learning how to photograph the landscape after dark. Master camera settings and find out how photography can help you to make the invisible visible!

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Open Studios 2019

February 24 - February 26
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 24-03-2019

Bracken Press Print-workshop, Byways, Low Street, Scalby
Scarborough, YO130QW
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The printmaker Michael Atkin will be opening his two workshops to visitors. Workshop one houses three antique printing presses from the 19th century on which he produces limited edition etchings, lino prints and wood engravings. Workshop two is where the ancient art of etching and aquatint occurs.

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**The Dark Skies Festival comes to The Garden Rooms**

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Garden Rooms at Tennants, The Auction House Harmby Rd
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 5SG United Kingdom
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**The Dark Skies Festival comes to The Garden Rooms!** Experience a Planetarium virtual tour of the night sky on 24th February 2019. Tickets are £5 for both adults and children (children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult). With two different sessions available - ‘We Are Aliens; The Search for Extra Terrestrial Life’ and ‘Tim Peake; Space Station Tour’ - this awe-inspiring experience is fun and educational and suitable for all ages! ... For ticket information, please contact us…

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Open Studios 2019

February 25 - February 27
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 24-03-2019

Bracken Press Print-workshop, Byways, Low Street, Scalby
Scarborough, YO130QW
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The printmaker Michael Atkin will be opening his two workshops to visitors. Workshop one houses three antique printing presses from the 19th century on which he produces limited edition etchings, lino prints and wood engravings. Workshop two is where the ancient art of etching and aquatint occurs.

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Open Studios 2019

February 26 - February 28
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 24-03-2019

Bracken Press Print-workshop, Byways, Low Street, Scalby
Scarborough, YO130QW
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The printmaker Michael Atkin will be opening his two workshops to visitors. Workshop one houses three antique printing presses from the 19th century on which he produces limited edition etchings, lino prints and wood engravings. Workshop two is where the ancient art of etching and aquatint occurs.

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Half Term Special – Tour of The Solar System – 1

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lime Tree Farm, Hutts Lane
Grewelthorpe, HG4 3DA
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This is a special event for the Dark Skies Festival, and is aimed at school children. There will be a guided tour of the Solar System and telescopic observing if it's clear afterwards. PLEASE NOTE: BOOKING FOR THIS EVENT IS ONLY POSSIBLE BY CONTACTING THE NIDDERDALE AONB OFFICE ON 01423 712950, OR BY VISITING THE NIDDERDALE AONB WEBSITE BELOW

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Open Studios 2019

February 27 - March 1
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 24-03-2019

Bracken Press Print-workshop, Byways, Low Street, Scalby
Scarborough, YO130QW
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The printmaker Michael Atkin will be opening his two workshops to visitors. Workshop one houses three antique printing presses from the 19th century on which he produces limited edition etchings, lino prints and wood engravings. Workshop two is where the ancient art of etching and aquatint occurs.

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DARK SKIES – A MOMENT IN TIME, story telling with Rhoda Fraser

February 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Berry’s Farm Shop & Cafe, Swinithwaite, DL8 4UH United Kingdom + Google Map

A Dark Skies Family and Children’s Event - A moment in time with Rhoda Fraser Stories, Poems, Puzzles, and Conversation looking at The Summer Solstice, The Winter Solstice, Leap Years and more.

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Open Studios 2019

February 28 - March 2
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 24-03-2019

Bracken Press Print-workshop, Byways, Low Street, Scalby
Scarborough, YO130QW
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The printmaker Michael Atkin will be opening his two workshops to visitors. Workshop one houses three antique printing presses from the 19th century on which he produces limited edition etchings, lino prints and wood engravings. Workshop two is where the ancient art of etching and aquatint occurs.

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