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June 2019

Exhibition. Hostile Environment: The British in Russia 1918-1919

June 28 @ 8:00 am - December 21 @ 5:00 pm
The Green Howards Museum, Richmond North Yorkshire DL10 4QN United Kingdom + Google Map

Friday 28 June to Saturday 21 December (entrance included in your museum admission) Instead of returning home following the 1918 armistice, thousands of British soldiers, including 1300 Green Howards, were deployed to northern Russia.  They were part of a multi-national force tasked with turning the tide of revolution.  We tell the little known story of how Britain played its part in the Russian Civil War, using personal archives from the museum’s collection to explore the complex positioning of ‘red’ versus…

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August 2019

World Wide Whispers

August 31 @ 10:30 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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‘World Wide Whispers’ was started following a conversation between Ann Hill and four other international quilters – Paula Rafferty from Ireland, Jeltje van Essen from The Netherlands, Debbi Cagney from USA and Kim Caskey from Canada when they met in Edinburgh. They each chose 12 quilters, one for each month of the year, and asked them to make a quilt from a photograph of a quilt that they would receive from the quilter who made the quilt the month before…

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September 2019

‘Rural Life, Sheep and Shapes’

September 7 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm
The Old Courthouse, Main Street
Shap, CA10 3NL
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7th – 29th September ‘Rural Life, Sheep and Shapes’   - an exhibition by photographer, Alan Roberts at The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL Admission Free , donations appreciated Open daily but times vary - see below Mon 10am - 2pm,  Tue 2-5pm, Wed 12-2pm, Thu 2-5pm, Fri 2-6pm, Sat 10am - 2pm, Sun 2-5pm also Makers Market on Sunday 8th September visit www.theoldcourthouse.org for further information Eden Valley and Westmorland Dales photographer, Alan Roberts, presents his new combined 'Rural Life, Sheep and Shapes’ exhibition.…

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A Brush with Cumbria – Stuart Gray

September 11 @ 10:30 am - October 30 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Having spent many years working in sketchbooks, Stuart Gray began to produce paintings emulating the fresh quality of an outdoor image without overworking the final pieces. ‘Nature should not be  over analysed but enjoyed by its simplicity.’ Stuart Gray

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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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Felling and Processing Trees Over 380mm 21-11 (formally C232)

13-09-2019 @ 9:00 am - 27-03-2020 @ 5:00 pm

Prior to coming on this course you must have the Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operation 20-03 & 20-04 (CS30 & CS31) This is a course for felling trees over 380 mm and involves the use of a winch plus the taking down of trees that are hung up. You will cover the relevant theory and practical experience to aid successful completion of the course. To take part in this course you need to have completed the following courses: Chainsaw Maintenance…

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CHEESE FESTIVAL

September 14 - September 22

Back by popular demand and now in it's 3rd year the cheese festival, celebrating local produce is set to be brie…lliant. This year we hope to have a fantastic and exciting cheese festival at the Wensleydale Creamery for 2 days. Following this, the week after we will be celebrating our local produce by getting local businesses around the Yorkshire Dales to really promote their fantastic local foods, ingredients and recipes, providing visitors and locals with a Yorkshire experience, authenticity and a real opportunity to learn about…

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Cheese Themed Menu at Jervaulx Abbey Tearoom

September 14 - September 22
Jervaulx Abbey, Jervaulx
Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 4PH United Kingdom
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In celebration of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival, Jervaulx Abbey Tearoom will be serving up kit-Calvert cheese scones, with real Wensleydale cheese and their own Wensleydale beer fruit chutney - available all week during the Festival! Part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2019: Celebrating Local Produce #CheeseFest19

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Hawes Truckle Trail

September 14 - September 22
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map
Hay meadows near the upland village of Hawes

Throughout the week of the Cheese Festival you will be able to take part in The Hawes Truckle Trail. Collect a clue map from the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes and search for the cheesy answers marked on “truckles” (the name for a round of cheese) hidden around the town.  Collect all the answers to enter a prize draw to win a traditional Yorkshire delight.

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The Story of Sedbergh

September 14 - September 22
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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The Story of Sedbergh This is a free exhibition by the Sedbergh & District History Society, telling the story of Sedbergh from the earliest times. It also helps celebrate the annual Heritage Open Days which is England’s largest festival of history and culture. The main exhibition has display panels on various local town topics such as The Town's Yards, The Cotton and Woollen Mills, Rough Fell Sheep, Common Land and the Strickland Case, The British School, and many others which…

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Humble Pie

September 14 @ 8:30 am - September 22 @ 4:00 pm
Humble Pie, Market Place
Askrigg, North Yorkshire DL8 3HL United Kingdom
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After the great success and the popularity of the Humble Pie for the last 2 years, Elizabeth Fawcett and Betty Guy will be bringing back their delicious delicacy for you to experience during the week of the Cheese Festival. Part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2019: Celebrating Local Produce #CheeseFest19

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Cheese Menu at The Corn Mill Tea Room, Bainbridge

September 14 @ 9:30 am - September 22 @ 4:30 pm

Throughout the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2019, The Corn Mill Tea Room will be serving a delicious menu with tasty local cheeses and chutneys. There will also be a specials board where you can choose tempting cheesey quiches or soups. Part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2019: Celebrating Local Produce #CheeseFest19

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A Cornucopia of Cheese and Charcuterie

September 14 @ 10:00 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm
Town End Farm Shop, Airton
Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 4BE United Kingdom
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Come along to the Town End Farm Shop and try local cheeses and charcuterie, meet local producers and sample delicious dishes prepared with these fantastic ingredients. Part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2019: Celebrating Local Produce #CheeseFest19

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Sedbergh Sheepfest and National Herritage Open Days – Free Entry

September 21 @ 10:30 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Sedbergh Sheep Fest is returning. This is an amazing 2 day Festival of everything sheepy!! For more details  www.facebook.com/sedberghsheepfest Farfield Mill will be free entry as part of the National Heritage Open Days. Come along to the Mill and find out about the textile heritage of the Yorkshire Dales and Sedbergh.

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Navigation Training (Intermediates)

September 22 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Learn to navigate off path and in featureless land using mp and in particular compasses.

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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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Visitor centre open day and charity cream tea

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Raydale Preserves, 8, Brunt Acres Business Park
Hawes, DL8 3UZ United Kingdom
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We are very excited to be hosting our open day on Sunday the 22nd of September! The event will be part of The Final Bite which our neighbours at The Dales Museum are running to celebrate #CheeseFest19 Pop down for a peruse in our visitor centre and shop in Hawes, sample complimentary tastings and to enjoy a cream tea in aid of The Great North Air Ambulance! We will once again be donating 10% of sales to The Great North…

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That’s Sew Ewe

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

We also have a felting workshop with That’s Sew Ewe in the museum, where you can learn how to make cute little mice out of felt – as you know there is never cheese without a mouse, or is it there’s never a mouse without cheese? There will be a charge of £10/head for this. 10:00-11:00 Mice Felting with @ThatsSewEwe 12:00-13:00 Mice Felting with @ThatsSewEwe 13:00-14:00 Long Churn Cheese - Talk and presentation 14:00-15:00 Mice Felting with @ThatsSewEwe

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Heritage Open Day – Bronte School House, Cowan Bridge

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Bronte School House, 2 Bronte Cottages, Cowan Bridge
Kirkby Lonsdale, LA6 2HS United Kingdom
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Your opportunity to see inside what was the Clergy Daughters’ School, Cowan Bridge, attended by Charlotte and Emily Bronte 1824-25 and infamously recounted by Charlotte as ‘Lowood School’ in her novel Jane Eyre! Please see the website for details.

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Orienteering at Birkett Common

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Birkett Common & Wharton Fell, Wharton, Kirkby Stephen, + Google Map

Lakeland Orienteering Club welcome you to the Cumbrian Galoppen Event at Birkett Common and Wharton Fell. Courses will be available for all ages, individuals or family groups. The event parking and assembly area will be on Tommy Road, at grid reference NY 768 035 and will be signed from the A683 Mallerstang to Outhgill Road at grid reference NY 757038. Please check the Lakeland Orienteering Club website for full details of courses, registration and start times: https://www.lakeland-orienteering.org.uk/

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