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May 2018

Goldwork Embroidery Workshop with Sara Dennis

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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You will learn the basics of working with metal threads, their uses and limitations. While creating a beautiful image we will explore passing, pearl purl, bright check, smooth check, rough check, rococo, twist, plate and Japanese, where and how to use them. Everyone loves a bit of bling!

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Rag Rugmaking Workshop

May 13 @ 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. Part of Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales – a celebration. 10 places available. Book Online HERE

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Wensleydale Map Magic

May 13 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our expert map readers on this 3.5 mile (5.6 km) walk and discover some of the stories hidden in maps, including film and TV locations. Learn how to use maps to identify features and find the paths that can take you on your own voyages of discovery. A level 2 YDNPA walk; the route includes steps, stiles, uneven ground and slight gradients across open countryside. Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather and sturdy footwear with good grips. Maps…

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Art Class Series: Mark-Making I with Christopher Moss

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until 21-05-2018

The Space, Anvil Square
Reeth, DL11 6TD
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Christopher Moss will be teaching techniques in a wide range of two-dimensional media, including drawing, painting and printmaking, and insights into art history relevant to the techniques being learned. Students who are already fairly confident may prefer to receive support and technical guidance to progress further and develop their skills in their chosen media, working on their own individual projects. The course will start with observational drawing; all students should bring an A2 or A3 sketchbook, sketching pencils (one each…

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Spring Flowers in Freeholders’ Wood

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 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 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 outdoor…

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Kendal Mountain Festival Harrogate

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Soothill Hall, Ashville College, Green Lane
Harrogate, HG2 9JP
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Kendal Mountain Festival is coming to Ashville College in Harrogate on Thursday 17th May with an evening packed full of our award-winning films, first-hand accounts from captivating adventurers and a chance to win a weekend get-away to the Kendal Mountain Festival in November. Book your place and join us for a one-of-a-kind evening celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth. For our Harrogate tour date we have two incredible speakers lined up: Jenny Tough and Markus Stitz.…

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Fly Fishing Weekend

May 18 @ 4:00 pm - May 21 @ 3:00 pm
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre
Settle, BD24 9PU
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This weekend course provides the opportunity to enjoy the experience of fly fishing for wild brown trout on the Tarn, and for brown trout and grayling in the Ribble and Ure rivers. Learn the many techniques involved in fishing still waters and rivers, and something of the life of the trout and its diet.

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Creatures, Coves and Cafes of Craven

May 18 @ 4:00 pm - May 21 @ 3:00 pm
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre
Settle, BD24 9PU
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The Yorkshire Dales has a wonderful mix of stunning scenery, special wildlife and timeless villages. This course is an opportunity to see some of the best the Dales has to offer in the company of experienced centre staff. This will be a level 2 walking course including some hill climbs and visits to sites on uneven terrain.

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British Birds of Prey: Identification and Monitoring

May 18 @ 4:00 pm - May 21 @ 3:00 pm
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre
Settle, BD24 9PU
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Learning how to identify the different bird of prey species and their behaviour can help us gain greater understanding of how they live and how we can live alongside them. An introduction to the different British birds of prey, their ecology and behaviours and various ways of monitoring them.

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A Thousand Hay Time

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

An illustrated talk by archaeologist Tom Lord about the hay meadows at Winskill in Upper Ribblesdale, past, present and future. Part of the Friends of the Museum annual lecture programme. Free - donations welcome.

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Wild Willy Barrett’s French Connection

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Masham Town Hall, Little Market Place
Masham, HG4 4DY
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The missing link between The Pogues and Edith Piaf, you won’t find another band like Wild Willy Barrett’s French Connection. Within a single song you'll be taken from a Parisian café via a Dublin hooley to a New Orleans party with rip-roaring fiddle and banjo, and over all that the v ersatile and heartrending vocals of French singer Aurora Colson. Changing gear between almost every number, the quartet perform stunning original compositions and arrangements on guitar, cello, harmonium, whistle, fiddle, banjo and…

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CRO Ingleborough Challenge 2018

May 19
Clapham Cave Rescue, Cave Rescue Organisation
Clapham, North Yorkshire, LA2 8HH
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The Cave Rescue Organisation (CRO) provides a Cave, Mountain and Animal Rescue Service in the 3 Peaks and Malham area of the Yorkshire Dales. The organisation is a charity and the team is made up entirely of volunteers. In order to run this service, the team have to raise all their own funds and one such money raising event is the CRO Challenge 2018. This event will take place on the 19th May 2018 and there will be limited numbers…

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Road Cycling Challenge Ride: Norwood Edge, Arncliffe and Langbar

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheatley Arms, Ilkley, Wheatley Lane
Ilkley, LS29 8PP United Kingdom
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Unashamedly based on the route of Ilkley Cycling Club’s brilliant annual sportive ride in the summer, the White Rose Classic, this 74 mile ride covers much of the same ground, but throws in the awesome climb of the Cote de Arncliffe. The ride measures a few miles short of the ‘medium’ route, so is a great way to test yourself ahead of the White Rose Classic itself, being held on 24th June 2018. This ride is an exclusive individual guided…

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Spring Giftwrapping Workshop – 19th May

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Garden Rooms at Tennants, The Auction House Harmby Rd
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 5SG United Kingdom
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Whether you have a wedding or birthday coming up or you just want to learn how to giftwrap like a professional, join us at this Spring Giftwrapping Workshop. Learn the tricks of the trade, practice the techniques and take home your wrapped parcels. All materials, a light lunch and refreshments are all included in the price. All I ask is that you bring a sharp pair of scissors with you. Gift vouchers are available. Contact me if you would like…

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Crewelwork workshop with Sara Dennis

May 19 @ 10:00 am - May 20 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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You will learn a variety of Jacobean stitches using Appleton's crewel wool. This technique enjoys an element of fantasy with pink animals, blue trees and purple landscapes; so stitches combine with outrageous colours to create weird and wonderful dioramas. As a twist on the traditional I also incorporate designs using established stitches with monochromes; you can decide. Stitches include: stem stitch, split stitch, varieties of back stitch, satin stitch, fly stitch, chain stitch, buttonhole stitch, trellis, French knots, pistils, seeding,…

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BLS Introduction to Lichens

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Malham Tarn Field Centre
Settle, BD24 9PU
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Discover the world of lichens through this one-day course, which requires no previous knowledge. The day includes both classroom and site fieldwork to introduce what lichens are, recognise some of the more common species and use simple charts and keys to help you identify species with confidence. Lunch included.

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Coffee morning

May 19 @ 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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Royal Wedding Brunch for Breast Cancer Care

May 19 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Askrigg Village Hall, Main St
Askrigg, North Yorkshire DL8 3HX United Kingdom
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Join us for a celebration of the Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with a live screening of the wedding on a huge screen, a substantial brunch and even a glass of bubbly to toast the happy couple! All proceeds to Breast Cancer Care.

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Ritchie Parrish Ritchie

May 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road Reeth North Yorkshire DL11 6QT United Kingdom + Google Map

Rob Ritchie, Al Parrish and Steve Ritchie rocked the folk/roots music scene as the rhythm section of Canadian band, Tanglefoot. Along with percussionist/singer/songwriter Beaker Granger, they have re-connected as RPR. The four seasoned performers create a rich and memorable interfusion of music, stories, laughter and reminiscence. It's light and shade, irreverent and poignant, gentle as a whisper and rampantly energetic. And whether it's an original country song of Al's, Rob's incisive humour, the drop-dead vocal harmonies in a new acapella…

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Guided walk

The King’s Highway and an Ancient Woodland

May 20 @ 10:45 am - 3:15 pm
Settle Market Cross, Market Place
Settle, BD24 9EJ United Kingdom
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A 4½ mile (7km)  walk (with just one steep climb), on the old King's Highway to Cleatop Park Wood. We will talk about Settle and the people who used the King's Highway. Enjoy the extensive views from the top and learn about the major landforms around Settle. Experience the beauty of springtime in Cleatop Park Wood and hear about how the woodland is managed by the National Park. You may even see wild deer. A level 4 YDNPA walk; the route…

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