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March 2019

Open Studios 2019

March 22 - March 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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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

March 22
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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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Open Studios 2019

March 23 - March 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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Open Studios 2019

March 24 - March 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
+ Google Map

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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Printmaker at Work

March 26 @ 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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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

March 29
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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

March 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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April 2019

spoon carving

April 1
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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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Printmaker at Work

April 2 @ 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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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

April 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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Printmaker at Work

April 9 @ 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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Forged Blacksmith Bushcraft Knife

April 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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In the Kitchen

April 12 @ 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 the hard work that went on there. Included in museum admission.

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Quilting through the Ages

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join Kate Trusson for a demonstration of quilting. A chance to look at some of the quilts in the collection and to see various quilt making methods. Included in museum admission.

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Printmaker at Work

April 14 @ 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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Lambing Time

April 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 16-04-2019 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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Two hours of fleecy fun! Come and meet the newest arrivals on the farm, you might even see one being born! Follow the farm trail and meet the Wilsons who look after all the animals. Lots of ewenique fun for all ages! This event is held in the lambing shed, it can be cold so please wear warm clothes and don’t forget your wellies for walking around the farm. This activity will run twice; 10.30 - 12.30 and 14.00  -…

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Drystone Walling Demonstration

Drystone Walling Demonstration

April 16 @ 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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Textiles Techniques

April 17 @ 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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Catch a Falling Star – Lyrids

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lime Tree Farm, Hutts Lane
Grewelthorpe, HG4 3DA
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April 22nd marks the maximum of the Lyrid Meteor Shower. Join astronomers at the Lime Tree Observatory to learn what shooting stars are, and how to observe them. You may even get to actually catch one! 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

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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