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June 2019

Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

June 28
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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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July 2019

spoon carving

July 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

July 5
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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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Skipton Sheep Day

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Skipton High Street, Skipton, BD23 1FD + Google Map

Join us for Skipton's annual heritage event - Skipton Sheep Day! Incorporating Armed Forces Day 2019. A full day of FREE entertainment for the whole family!! Sunday 7th July 2019 10am - 4.30pm Skipton High Street Voted as as one of the Top 5 most popular events in the UK by National Express, as one of the Top 10 best quirkiest events in the UK by Britain Magazine!! *NEW FOR 2019 - Mini music festival - A family friendly live…

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Down on the Farm – family event

July 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 07-07-2019 at 2:00pm

Gill Garth Farm, Selside, Settle BD24 0HX, Gill Garth Farm, Selside
nr Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire BD24 0HX United Kingdom
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Meet at Gill Garth Farm, Selside, Settle BD24 0HX. Two hours of fun on the farm! Meet the cows and sheep, help collect the eggs, feed the pony and watch the sheep shearing. When ewe’ve seen around the farm there will be crafty things to do and make. Lots of fleecy fun for all ages! Best for people aged 5 upwards. This event is held outdoors and in the sheep sheds, please make sure you are dressed appropriately for the…

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Down on the Farm – family event

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 07-07-2019 at 2:00pm

Gill Garth Farm, Selside, Settle BD24 0HX, Gill Garth Farm, Selside
nr Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire BD24 0HX United Kingdom
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Meet at Gill Garth Farm, Selside, Settle BD24 0HX. Two hours of fun on the farm! Meet the cows and sheep, help collect the eggs, feed the pony and watch the sheep shearing. When ewe’ve seen around the farm there will be crafty things to do and make. Lots of fleecy fun for all ages! Best for people aged 5 upwards. This event is held outdoors and in the sheep sheds, please make sure you are dressed appropriately for the…

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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

July 12
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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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Lunar Eclipse Night

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lime Tree Farm, Hutts Lane
Grewelthorpe, HG4 3DA
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One July 16th there will be a partial Lunar Eclipse visible from the UK. Join astronomers from the Lime Tree Observatory to learn about why they occur and observe the event 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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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

July 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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15 Century Castle Life

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until 21-07-2019

Skipton Castle, Skipton, BD23 1AW + Google Map

Buckingham’s Retinue recreates life as it may have been in Skipton during the Wars of the Roses

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Basket Making Demonstration

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join crafts specialist Lorna Singleman for a demonstration in oak swill and hazel basket making.  Oak swill basketry is an endangered craft unique to South Cumbria. It is a methods that involves splitting wood to weave to create an extremely strong basket. Included in museum admission.  

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15 Century Castle Life

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until 21-07-2019

Skipton Castle, Skipton, BD23 1AW + Google Map

Buckingham’s Retinue recreates life as it may have been in Skipton during the Wars of the Roses

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Drystone Walling Demonstration

Drystone Walling Demonstration

July 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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Textile Techniques

July 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

July 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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In the Kitchen – Washdays

July 26 @ 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 all about the hard work involved in wash days from the dolly tub to the mangle. Included in museum admission.

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drystone Walling

Drystone Walling Demonstration

July 30 @ 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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Stick Making Classes

July 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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Textile Techniques

July 31 @ 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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August 2019

spoon carving

August 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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