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September 2019

Heritage Open Days: People Power

September 13 - September 25
The Station, Station Yard
Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 4LD United Kingdom
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Celebrate 25 years of Heritage Open Days with us! This year's theme is People Power: Then - Now - Always. We will be marking this event with a special 'Inspirational People' art exhibition from our Richmond primary school pupils. As well as this, we will be running free behind-the-scenes tours of The Station to find out how PEOPLE POWER helped to transform this old railway station into the fantastic film, food and art venue we have today. TOUR DATES: 14th September -…

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Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Pop in and see Curriculum Kitchen's Jane Sammells as she talks about how cheese and butter were made at home in a traditional Yorkshire Dales` farmhouse. Learn the difference between rennet and whey and see a demonstration of butter making. Part of the Dairy Days Project celebrating Wensleydale's Dairying Heritage. Included in museum admission. The Dairy Days Project aims to record, research and share Wensleydale’s dairying heritage. It is run by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority with a generous…

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Friends of Swaledale Museum talk

September 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Swaledale Museum, The Green
Reeth, DL11 6TX
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Helen Bainbridge & Tracy Little - How to Date Local Photographs. Some Tactics, Techniques & Tips Friends of the Museum £4.00. Visitors £5.00. All welcome. Advance booking recommended.

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The Manorial Rolls of Snape and Well in 17th Century

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

An illustrated talk by David Severs on the Manorial rolls of Snape and Well in the 17th century. The manorial rolls record the meetings of the manorial court which covered issues such as rent and estates holdings.  Part of the Friends of the Museum annual lecture programme. Free - donations welcome.

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Lady eating cheese at the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival

The Final Bite

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Our very own Dales Countryside Museum is hosting ‘The Final Bite’ as part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival; it is a mini hub event celebrating local produce and has a farmers’ market style this year. This event, showcasing small, local businesses, will run from 10am to 4pm on Sunday 22 September 2019. There will be butter making and keifer milk demonstrations, felt making workshops and The Firebox Cafe, in Hawes, will be offering a specials menu for the day incorporating Springhill Beef…

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Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Pop in and see Curriculum Kitchen's Jane Sammells as she talks about how cheese and butter were made at home in a traditional Yorkshire Dales` farmhouse. Learn the difference between rennet and whey and see a demonstration of butter making. Part of the Dairy Days Project celebrating Wensleydale's Dairying Heritage. Included in museum admission. The Dairy Days Project aims to record, research and share Wensleydale’s dairying heritage. It is run by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority with a generous…

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Friends of Swaledale Museum talk

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Swaledale Museum, The Green
Reeth, DL11 6TX
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Linda Bray, 'In the footsteps of Thomas Armstrong' Linda is the great niece of Thomas Armstrong, author of 'The Crowthers of Bankdam' (1940) and 'Adam Brunskill' (1952), and resident of Low Row, where he lived at Lawn House until his death in 1978. She has inherited the copyright to his works and has made it her mission to republish them so they reach a new generation. In this talk she will share her research on Armstrong and how she has…

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Upper Dales Family History Group

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harmby Village Hall, Spennithorne Road Harmby North Yorkshire DL8 5PG United Kingdom + Google Map

Anna Greenwood – Oral History – Our Lives Anna Greenwood gathers stories, images and the spoken word predominantly in the Yorkshire dales, and further afield as her travels take her. Traditional tales, stories and rural crafts, mainly among farming communities in rural parts of Yorkshire and the Dales. Tales from the older generation, recording a slower way of life that is rapidly disappearing. Non-members very welcome.

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October 2019

Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

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

Pop in and see Curriculum Kitchen's Jane Sammells as she talks about how cheese and butter were made at home in a traditional Yorkshire Dales` farmhouse. Learn the difference between rennet and whey and see a demonstration of butter making. Part of the Dairy Days Project celebrating Wensleydale's Dairying Heritage. Included in museum admission. The Dairy Days Project aims to record, research and share Wensleydale’s dairying heritage. It is run by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority with a generous…

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Dear Diary

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

Friday 4 October 7pm to 8.30pm £5 Join the museum team in the stunning surroundings of The Normanby Room for an entertaining and poignant evening of readings from some of the literature in our care. It’s often difficult to meaningfully display examples of text within our museum cases so we thought we’d use this Museum Talk as an opportunity to make a feature of the written word. Innermost thoughts, and insightful observations drawn from a range of memoirs, letters and…

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Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

October 8 @ 1:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Pop in and see Curriculum Kitchen's Jane Sammells as she talks about how cheese and butter were made at home in a traditional Yorkshire Dales` farmhouse. Learn the difference between rennet and whey and see a demonstration of butter making. Part of the Dairy Days Project celebrating Wensleydale's Dairying Heritage. Included in museum admission. The Dairy Days Project aims to record, research and share Wensleydale’s dairying heritage. It is run by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority with a generous…

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The River RIbble at Stainforth Foss.

The Industrial past of Ribblesdale and the Leaping Salmon

October 13 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Stainforth YDNPA Car Park, Stainforth Settle North Yorkshire BD24 9QD United Kingdom + Google Map

Walk starts from Stainforth YDNP Car Park,  BD24 9PF A 4 mile (6.4km) walk along the River Ribble to explore the legacy of the industries which depended on the river in the past. We will visit the Craven Limeworks and Langcliffe, a quiet village with a surprisingly violent past. The walk includes a visit to Stainforth Force where, with luck, we will see salmon leaping up the waterfall. A moderate relatively flat walk along riverside paths. There are some stiles on the…

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Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Pop in and see Curriculum Kitchen's Jane Sammells as she talks about how cheese and butter were made at home in a traditional Yorkshire Dales` farmhouse. Learn the difference between rennet and whey and see a demonstration of butter making. Part of the Dairy Days Project celebrating Wensleydale's Dairying Heritage. Included in museum admission. The Dairy Days Project aims to record, research and share Wensleydale’s dairying heritage. It is run by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority with a generous…

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Melmerby Griff Mill

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Dales Countryside Museum followed by a talk by Tony Keates on the  history of Melmerby Griff Mill.   Free - donations welcome.

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Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Pop in and see Curriculum Kitchen's Jane Sammells as she talks about how cheese and butter were made at home in a traditional Yorkshire Dales` farmhouse. Learn the difference between rennet and whey and see a demonstration of butter making. Part of the Dairy Days Project celebrating Wensleydale's Dairying Heritage. Included in museum admission. The Dairy Days Project aims to record, research and share Wensleydale’s dairying heritage. It is run by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority with a generous…

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Upper Dales Family History Group

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fremington Sunday School, Fremington North Yorkshire DL11 6AR United Kingdom + Google Map

Anthony Atkinson – Ada Lovelace and her family The daughter of a disastrous marriage between Anna Milbanke of Seaham Hall and the poet Lord Byron, Ada became a highly competent mathematician, forming a close association with Charles Babbage, “father of the computer”; mother to Lady Anne Blunt, traveller and founder of an Arabian horse stud. Non-members very welcome.

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Shanghai: Revolutionary City

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Green Howards Museum, Richmond North Yorkshire DL10 4QN United Kingdom + Google Map

Thursday 24 October 7pm to 8.30pm £5 During the 1920s, Shanghai was crawling with spies, missionaries, political agitators and colonial entrepreneurs.  Many countries, including Britain, made lucrative treaties with the Chinese, enabling them to establish trading outposts outside the ancient fortress city, and channel much-needed cash into near bankrupt post-war economies back home.  The Green Howards were part of this intoxicating environment.  Museum Director, Lynda Powell explores the role of the men sent to Shanghai to serve British interests.  The…

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The Legacy of the Kearton Brothers

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Keld Resource Centre, Keld
Richmond, North Yorkshire DL11 6LJ United Kingdom
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Informative talk and exhibition on the lives and legacy of Richard and Cherry Kearton. From their childhoods in Thwaite, where they developed their interest in the natural world, to becoming celebrated pioneers of wildlife photography. Afternoon tea will be served in the Upper Room after the talk.  Booking essential

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Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Pop in and see Curriculum Kitchen's Jane Sammells as she talks about how cheese and butter were made at home in a traditional Yorkshire Dales` farmhouse. Learn the difference between rennet and whey and see a demonstration of butter making. Part of the Dairy Days Project celebrating Wensleydale's Dairying Heritage. Included in museum admission. The Dairy Days Project aims to record, research and share Wensleydale’s dairying heritage. It is run by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority with a generous…

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November 2019

History of Swinithwaite Hall

November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

A talk by Bridget Thorntonberry on the History of Swinithwaite Hall. Part of the Friends of the Museum annual lecture programme. Free - donations welcome.

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