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August 2018

Dales Discovery

August 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until 29-08-2018

St Margaret’s Church, Hawes, Main Street
Hawes, DL8 3QL United Kingdom
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A series of audio-visual shows and talks on the theme of the Yorkshire Dales. These will be of interest to visitors and are well attended by local residents, too. The events are held weekly through the main summer holidays in St Margaret's Church, Hawes, starting at 8.00pm and lasting about one hour. The events are organised by the Friends of St Margaret's and contribute to the restoration of this fine church.

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Malham Landscape Trail

August 15 @ 11:15 am - 3:15 pm
Malham National Park Centre, Malham North Yorkshire BD23 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

Join Colin Lugton for this classic walk that takes in the main features of Malham's spectacular limestone scenery, visiting enchanting woodland, Janet's Foss, the majestic gorge of Gordale Scar, an Iron Age village, and the world famous Malham Cove. A level 3 YDNPA walk on good paths with one section over rocks near Janet's Foss. There is one short climb, step stiles and steps down the side of Malham Cove.  Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather, sturdy footwear…

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Brough Agricutural Show

August 16 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Brough, The Show Field, Popping Lane, Kaber
Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4EF
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Pony, sheep and poultry classes, mounted fancy dress, gymkhana and, dog show, plus trade stands, crafts and refreshments.  

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Go Wild!

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Go Wild! about wildlife. Can you spot a bullhead or catch a caddis fly nymph? Come paddle with us and find out. We'll be stream dipping, doing wildlife investigations and making crafty stuff from nature. Free drop-in activities for accompanied 5 to 12 year olds - all you need to bring is an adult to help you with any tricky stuff, shoes you can paddle in and a towel.

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Farm walk at Low Borrowbridge Farm

August 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until 11-09-2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until 10-09-2018

Low Borrowbridge Farm, Tebay
Penrith, CA103XX
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Family friendly walk around our farm. Learn about how our sheep and cows look after the landscape. Visit our Roman fort and learn about the history of the farm. Walk lasts approximately 60-90 mins. The walk will be led by the author Andrea Meanwell and her books ‘A Native Breed’ and ‘In My Boots’ will be available to buy after the walk, as will our own range of knitwear from local sheep. Tea and coffee are usually available. Booking is…

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Wensleydale Camera Club Annual Exhibition – Preview Evening

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Leyburn Bolton Arms, Market Place
Leyburn, DL8 5BW
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Ahead of our Annual Exhibition, which runs from 17 to 19 August, the Wensleydale Camera Club is holding a Preview Evening. Starting with an informal opening of the exhibition by a special guest, the evening offers the opportunity for a first view of the images on show, many of which are for sale, together with a selection of members’ greetings cards also for sale. Complimentary light refreshments will also be offered. For anyone curious about the area's history, our Retrospective View displaying…

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The Medieval Tavern at Bolton Castle

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bolton Castle, Leyburn, DL8 4ET United Kingdom + Google Map

Enjoy an evening in the medieval tavern at Bolton Castle, with music and entertainment from the medieval minstrels, roaring fires, ales and wines from the bar. Like stepping back in time! The ticket also includes a light supper.

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Wensleydale Camera Club Annual Exhibition

August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Leyburn Bolton Arms, Market Place
Leyburn, DL8 5BW
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We are delighted to announce that the Club’s 2018 Annual Exhibition will take place from 17 to 19 August 2018 in the Function Room at the Leyburn Bolton Arms, our generous sponsors. Images feature the Dales and many other subjects. Pictures and cards are available to purchase. Two special attractions are our Retrospective View and the Portrait Corner. The Retrospective View displays images of life in the Dales from the Club’s archive, dating back to the beginning of the last…

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Fun Fridays – Mini Beast Safari

August 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Search for the creatures that live around the museum. Examine them under a microscope then draw their wiggle legs, boggle eyes and weird antennae.  Included in museum admission.

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The Bats of Malham Tarn

August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on 28-08-2018 at 8:00pm

Malham Tarn Estate Office, Waterhouses Settle North Yorkshire BD24 9PT United Kingdom + Google Map

A walk at dusk to view our nocturnal woodlanders, learn about these special creatures and listen to their conversations using bat detectors. Wear appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. Please bring a torch (no head torches) and insect repellent. Meet Malham Tarn Estate Office, Waterhouses, BD24 9PT. Approx. 2 mile walk. All children to be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential.

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Gargrave Show

August 18
Gargrave, Nr. Skipton, + Google Map

Traditional agricultural show.

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Coffee morning

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until 17-11-2018

Reeth Evangelical Congregational Church, The Green Reeth North Yorkshire DL11 6TE United Kingdom + Google Map

An informal drop-in for coffee and cake in the schoolroom at the back of the chapel. Disabled access & facilities available.

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Wensleydale Camera Club Annual Exhibition

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Leyburn Bolton Arms, Market Place
Leyburn, DL8 5BW
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We are delighted to announce that the Club’s 2018 Annual Exhibition will take place from 17 to 19 August 2018 in the Function Room at the Leyburn Bolton Arms, our generous sponsors. Images feature the Dales and many other subjects. Pictures and cards are available to purchase. Two special attractions are our Retrospective View and the Portrait Corner. The Retrospective View displays images of life in the Dales from the Club’s archive, dating back to the beginning of the last…

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A fingerpost near Crummackdale and Norber

The Erratic Boulders of Norber

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Clapham YDNP car park, Church Avenue
Clapham, LA2 8EQ
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Join this 4½ mile (7km)  walk from Clapham and wander among the famous Norber Erratics – huge boulders carried here by an Ice Age glacier. Where did they come from? We will also visit Nappa Scar where we will see evidence of an ancient sea. Hear about the Craven Faults and their dramatic effect on the landscape. And we will glimpse into the beautiful but little known Crummackdale and its fossil waterfall. Level 3 YDNPA walk with stiles, a steep climb and a moderately…

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Motorfest by Bainbridge & District Motor Club

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bainbridge Village Green, Bainbridge DL8 3EH United Kingdom + Google Map

Sunday 19th August 11am - 4pm Bainbridge Village Green, Wensleydale Vehicle enthusiast are welcome to bring along their own vehicles to show off. ‘We like to see anything with an engine!’ Refreshments will be available. For further information please contact Bob Foster on 01969 622331 Or find us on Facebook @Bainbridge & District Motor Club

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12 Century Knights

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on 19-08-2018 at 11:00am

Skipton Castle, Skipton, BD23 1AW + Google Map

Hear the walls echo to the sounds of swords and shields from re-enactors, Historia Normannis. See medieval craftsmen demonstrate their trades, knights display their prowess.

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Rag Rugmaking Workshop

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

A full day workshop with internationally renowned rug maker Heather Ritchie. Materials and lunch included. Learn the basics of rag rug to enable you to create a unique piece for your home. 10 places available. Book Online HERE

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BROADRAKE – Line & Wash with John Harrison – Sunday date

August 19 @ 11:45 am - 6:00 pm
Broadrake, Chapel-le-Dale Ingleton North Yorkshire LA6 3AX United Kingdom + Google Map

Tutor John Harrison is a popular Yorkshire artist whose emphasis is on line drawing, with light watercolour washes. His style is well suited to the Dales and John is now proud to have a monthly feature in the Dalesman magazine. The day will include outdoor sketching, ink drawing and the application of washes to create a loose, lively painting style of iconic Yorkshire Dales features. All reference materials, exercise handouts, the appropriate watercolour paper and pen are included, but please…

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Wensleydale Camera Club Annual Exhibition (final day)

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Leyburn Bolton Arms, Market Place
Leyburn, DL8 5BW
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We are delighted to announce that the Club’s 2018 Annual Exhibition will take place from 17 to 19 August 2018 in the Function Room at the Leyburn Bolton Arms, our generous sponsors. Images feature the Dales and many other subjects. Pictures and cards are available to purchase. Two special attractions are our Retrospective View and the Portrait Corner. The Retrospective View displays images of life in the Dales from the Club’s archive, dating back to the beginning of the last…

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‘1918: The Long Last Mile’ Exhibition

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until 22-12-2018

The Folly, Victoria Street
Settle, BD24 9EY
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‘1918: The Long Last Mile’ exhibition 26 June – 22 December The final year of WWI took the greatest toll of lives among the men of North Craven and in this, the next in our series of commemorative exhibitions as part of the Craven and the First World War project, we look at their stories, the part played by the newly formed RAF, the development of motor transport and how life was for those at home. The exhibition is organised in association with the…

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