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March 2019

Birds of the Yorkshire Dales National Park

March 27
Bective Room, Lunesdale Hall, Bective Room, Lunesdale Hall
Kirkby Lonsdale, LA6 2BG
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Ian Court, Wildlife Officer for the Yorkshire Dales National Park, will give an illustrated talk on the birds of the park.

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Upper Dales Family History Group

March 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fremington Sunday School, Fremington North Yorkshire DL11 6AR United Kingdom + Google Map

Val Slater - The Walls clan of Coverdale – from The Foresters’ Arms to The Somme.  Val uses a wide variety of sources to trace her family through good times and bad; from a background of peaceful village inn-keeping in the 19th century, will the five Walls brothers make it through The Great War? Non-members welcome £2.

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April 2019

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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Conservation of the Midlands Railway book of Bridges

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Conservator Stephen Allen describes his work restoring the 1890s Midland Railway Book of Bridges. Part of the Friends of the Museum annual lecture programme. Free - donations welcome.

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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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Secret Squirrel

April 14 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

This is a gentle 1½ mile (2.4km) guided walk in search of the charming Red Squirrels of Wensleydale. Join us on a search for tracks and signs of local wildlife, ending at the Snaizeholme Red Squirrel view point. Find out how we have managed to protect and record the squirrels both here and elsewhere in the Yorkshire Dales National Park over recent years. This is a must for wildlife spotters and photographers. Don't forget your binoculars, if you own a pair.…

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Lambing Time

April 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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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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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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Dent Town Trail

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Dent Village Car Park, Dent, LA10 5QL United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us for a  1½ mile  (2.4km) walk around Dent village to discover its fascinating history. The walk will include the history of the village,  a look at some of its historic buildings along with the tales of the Dent Vampire and the Terrible Knitters. It's hard to believe that now Dent is such a tranquil place that 100 years ago it was crowded with busy shops, a market and town crier. Nowadays the Dent Brewery, probably one of the…

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Barns, Walls and Bridges

April 23 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Come along on this 4 mile (6.4km) walk in Herriot country and enjoy panoramic views over Upper Wensleydale.  Barns, walls and bridges are important features of Wensleydale and played a crucial part in the development of local industry and agriculture. The walk includes the woodland and waterfalls of Shaw Gill. A level 3 YDNPA walk; the route includes stiles, uneven ground and two short steep climbs. Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather and sturdy footwear with good grips.…

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Spring Flowers in Oxenber and Wharfe Woods

April 24 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Feizor, Feizor LA2 8DF United Kingdom + Google Map

A 4 mile ( 6.5 km) to see ancient Oxenber and Wharfe woods. We will be accompanied by Tony from the YDNPA wildlife team who will help you to enjoy an area rich in Spring flowers. We will observe a variety of habitats – limestone pavement, grassland and wood pasture. We will also enjoy views of classic limestone scenery and will discuss how the landscape came to be as it is. A level 3 YDNPA walk with some gradients and…

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Upper Dales Family History Group

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harmby Village Hall, Spennithorne Road Harmby North Yorkshire DL8 5PG United Kingdom + Google Map

Penelope Hemingway and David Hunt – The Women’s Land Army in Yorkshire Penelope works at the Yorkshire Museum of Farming near York, which holds a large collection of documents relating to the Land Army. The speakers will bring along items from the museum and explain what documents they have in their archives. Please bring along any photographs of land girls and lumber jills from your family collections.

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Hawes Town

Hawes Town Trail

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our experienced Dales Volunteers on this short 2.5 mile (3.5km) guided walk and explore the history of Hawes and the village of Gayle. Walking through this lovely market town, discover the origins of Wensleydale cheese, see where the railway once went and follow a section of the Pennine Way. A level 1 YDNPA guided walk. The route takes in some steps, stiles and slight gradients. Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather and sturdy shoes with good grips.…

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May 2019

1919: Britain on the Brink

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Green Howards Museum, Richmond North Yorkshire DL10 4QN United Kingdom + Google Map

Thursday 2 May 7pm to 8.30pm £5 This Museum Talk explores the impact of the First World War, and explains why Britain seemed to be teetering on the brink of revolution in 1919. The Green Howards Museum, Richmond DL10 4QN 01748 826561 www.greenhowards.org.uk

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Sunnyside and Moneyside

May 5 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Dent Village Car Park, Dent, LA10 5QL United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us on this 4 mile (6.4km) walk in beautiful Dentdale. The route is partly along the popular Dales Way through pleasant flower meadows along the River Dee, and returning on a centuries-old route linking the farms and what was the old Dent workhouse on the northern side of the dale. Just what’s needed to walk off a delicious lunch in one of the Dent hostelries! The dale has probably one of the remotest breweries in Britain, the highest railway…

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Wildflowers at Aysgarth

May 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Join Tony Serjeant from our wildlife team to walk amongst the bluebells. Learn how to identify the spring flowers of Freeholders Wood and find out how the woods are managed with traditional coppicing and how that benefits the local wildlife. There’s a lot to discover in this fascinating woodland! A level 1 YDNPA walk; 1.5 miles, the walk is barrier free on fairly level ground and is accessible for some wheelchairs. The ground may be muddy after rain. Please wear…

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Wildlflowers Around Grassington

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Walk starts from Grassington National Park Centre  Want to improve your wildflower identification skills? Or just enjoy walking through flower rich meadows and woodlands. If so then join Chris and botanist Heather for a short walk from Grassington. All abilities welcome. This is a 4 to 5 mile walk but the emphasis is on wildflower identification, there will be lots of stopping and looking so the distance covered may well be less. This is a There will be stiles along…

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2nd European Congress on Otorhinolaryngology and Communication Disorders

May 16 @ 9:30 am - May 17 @ 5:30 pm
Stockholm, Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm, 11121 Sweden
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EuroSciCon invites all the participants across the globe to attend “2nd European Congress on Otorhinolaryngology and Communication Disorders” which is going to be held in Stockholm, Sweden on May 16-17, 2019. Euro Otorhinolaryngology 2019 Conference highlights the theme “Innovative Ideas & Advancements in the Field of Otology & Rhinology” this event designed in a way to provide an exclusive platform for new researchers, scholars, physicians, ENT surgeons, students, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and…

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Fortunes made from Dales to London

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

An illustrated talk based on 18th century records by historian Marion Moverley  about the fraught journeys taken by young people to find work in London, over 250 miles from the Yorkshire Dales.  Many became extremely successful, establishing businesses and careers that added a new dimension to the lives of their families at home in Yorkshire.  Part of the Friends of the Museum annual lecture programme. Free - donations welcome.

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Yorkshire Dales Spring Foraging Courses

May 18
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We’re looking forward to coming back to Linton, a lovely little village in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. This venue is within easy reach of Skipton, Keighley, Harrogate and Ilkley. We’ll be meeting at The Fountaine Inn, a welcoming country pub with interesting walks in every direction. The course starts with a short introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes, where they relate to foragers. Drinks are available from the pub. Then we’ll set…

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