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April 2019

Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

April 19
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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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The Yorkshire Highwayman

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 22-04-2019

Skipton Castle, Skipton, BD23 1AW + Google Map

John Nevison was a famous late 17th century Yorkshire highwayman who robbed the length of the Great North Road

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The Yorkshire Highwayman

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 22-04-2019

Skipton Castle, Skipton, BD23 1AW + Google Map

John Nevison was a famous late 17th century Yorkshire highwayman who robbed the length of the Great North Road

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drystone Walling

Drystone Walling Demonstration

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling and explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape, from the foundations to the top stones. In 4 short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for centuries. Included in museum admission.

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Printmaker at Work

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and historian, will create a new body of work to be exhibited at the Museum in 2020. Included in museum admission.

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Textiles Techniques

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. 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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Farfield Spring Weekend and Sedbergh Food Festival

April 27 @ 10:30 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Enjoy FREE ENTRY to the Mill during Sedbergh Food Festival. We will have our usual exhibitions, beautiful unique handcrafted gifts and Tea Rooms for tasty cakes.

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Printmaker at Work

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and historian, will create a new body of work to be exhibited at the Museum in 2020. Included in museum admission.

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May 2019

spoon carving

May 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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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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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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15th Century War of the Roses

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until 26-05-2019

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 27-05-2019

Skipton Castle, Skipton, BD23 1AW + Google Map

Journey back to the 15th Century during the Wars with the Red Wyvern Society. See a recreation of a medieval campsite within the castle grounds and the garrison demonstrate their arms and armour

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15th Century War of the Roses

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until 26-05-2019

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until 27-05-2019

Skipton Castle, Skipton, BD23 1AW + Google Map

Journey back to the 15th Century during the Wars with the Red Wyvern Society. See a recreation of a medieval campsite within the castle grounds and the garrison demonstrate their arms and armour

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15th Century War of the Roses

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until 26-05-2019

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 27-05-2019

Skipton Castle, Skipton, BD23 1AW + Google Map

Journey back to the 15th Century during the Wars with the Red Wyvern Society. See a recreation of a medieval campsite within the castle grounds and the garrison demonstrate their arms and armour

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drystone Walling

Drystone Walling Demonstration

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling and explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape, from the foundations to the top stones. In 4 short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for centuries. Included in museum admission.

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Textile Techniques

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. Included in museum admission.

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Stick Making Classes

May 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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In the Kitchen – Dairying

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us in our traditional farmhouse kitchen where Mrs H will explain dairying processes, such as butter and cheese making. included in museum admission.

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June 2019

North Yorkshire Open Studios

June 1 - June 2
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on [day], repeating until 08-06-2019

Bracken Press Print-workshop, Byways, Low Street, Scalby
Scarborough, YO130QW
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During the first two weekends of June 2019 Michael Atkin @ Bracken Press Print-workshop will be opening his two workshops for the public. As part of the NYOS 2019 event.

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