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December 2018

A Christmas Classic

December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Enjoy a selection of festive favourites in the company of vocalists Amy Fudali and Colin Bailey with 'Tales from the Tree' told by Mark Cronfield as Saint Nicholas. Performance starts at 7:30pm Ticket price £10 (£5 U16s). Tickets available to buy at the museum. From 5pm onwards there will be late night shopping and food tasting in the shop. Refreshments, mulled wine, mince pies and ice cream available from the Firebox Café. Supporting the Friends of the Dales Countryside Museum…

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February 2019

A Life in Music

15-02-2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

A talk with distinguished  conductor Stan Roocroft MBE about his life in music. Stan is the conductor of the Wensleydale Chorus, Aysgarth Singers, as well as Hawes Silver Band. Part of the Friends of the Museum annual lecture programme. Free - donations welcome.

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“Saving the dark” Film screening

16-02-2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

80% of the world’s population live under light polluted skies. What do we lose when we lose sight of the stars? Excessive and improper lighting robs us of our night skies, disrupts our sleep patterns and endangers nocturnal habitats. Saving the Dark explores the need to preserve night skies and what we can do to combat light pollution. The Yorkshire Dales National Park and partners are delighted to announce 3 exclusive screenings of this thought-provoking film during the Dark Skies Festival 2019. The…

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Dark Skies – Open room for Dark Skies Crafts

23-02-2019 @ 10:00 am - 24-02-2019 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until 03-03-2019

Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Our craft room will be open for the children to come along and create beautiful Dark Skies crafts, art work and master pieces. Included in museum admission.

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Dark Skies 2019 – glow in the Dark Crafts

27-02-2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

This event is to give the children an opportunity to make different weaved crafts using reflective and glow in the dark materials. The children will weave a space mat and create a galaxy to take home.  

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March 2019

Dark Skies – Open room for Dark Skies Crafts

02-03-2019 @ 10:00 am - 03-03-2019 @ 5:00 am
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Our craft room will be open for the children to come along and create beautiful Dark Skies crafts, art work and master pieces. Included in museum admission.

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Printmaker at Work

05-03-2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and historian, will create a new body of work to be exhibited at the Museum in 2020. Included in museum admission.

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Printmaker at Work

12-03-2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and historian, will create a new body of work to be exhibited at the Museum in 2020. Included in museum admission.

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Stories of Aysgarth Church in Stone and Glass

15-03-2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

An illustrated talk by Pip Pointon on the stories of Aysgarth Church in stones and glass. Part of the Friends of the Museum annual lecture programme. Free - donations welcome.

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Printmaker at Work

17-03-2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and historian, will create a new body of work to be exhibited at the Museum in 2020. Included in museum admission.

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Printmaker at Work

26-03-2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and historian, will create a new body of work to be exhibited at the Museum in 2020. Included in museum admission.

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April 2019

Printmaker at Work

02-04-2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and historian, will create a new body of work to be exhibited at the Museum in 2020. Included in museum admission.

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Printmaker at Work

09-04-2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and historian, will create a new body of work to be exhibited at the Museum in 2020. Included in museum admission.

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In the Kitchen

12-04-2019 @ 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

12-04-2019 @ 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

13-04-2019 @ 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

14-04-2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 14-07-2019 at 10:30am

One event on 13-08-2019 at 10:30am

One event on 15-09-2019 at 10:30am

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 wildlife officer Ian Court 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…

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Printmaker at Work

14-04-2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and historian, will create a new body of work to be exhibited at the Museum in 2020. Included in museum admission.

Find out more »

Secret Squirrel

14-04-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

One event on 14-07-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 13-08-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 15-09-2019 at 2:00pm

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 and other wildlife. 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…

Find out more »
Drystone Walling Demonstration

Drystone Walling Demonstration

16-04-2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling and explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape, from the foundations to the top stones. In 4 short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for centuries. Included in museum admission.

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Textiles Techniques

17-04-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. Included in museum admission.

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drystone Walling

Drystone Walling Demonstration

23-04-2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling and explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape, from the foundations to the top stones. In 4 short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for centuries. Included in museum admission.

Find out more »

Printmaker at Work

23-04-2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and historian, will create a new body of work to be exhibited at the Museum in 2020. Included in museum admission.

Find out more »

Textiles Techniques

24-04-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. Included in museum admission.

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Go Wild!

25-04-2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

DSI Wildlife Investigation. Come and join in the fun and learn about our wonderful wildlife. This drop-in event is for accompanied 5 to 12 year olds, with lots of science and craft based activities.  All you need to bring is an adult to help you with any tricky stuff.

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3D Birds

27-04-2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and make a 3D bird with artist Gill Kirk. Using templates to create your own birds and decorate them. £3 per child.

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Printmaker at Work

30-04-2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Watch artist Hester Cox making prints from the stunning woodblocks created to illustrate her many books, by historian and founder of the museum, Marie Hartley. The prints created will be placed in the Museum archive and Hester, inspired by her experience and on-going research into the career of Marie Hartley as an artist, printmaker and historian, will create a new body of work to be exhibited at the Museum in 2020. Included in museum admission.

Find out more »
Hawes Town

Hawes Town Trail

30-04-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 21-05-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 18-06-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 23-07-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 25-08-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 10-09-2019 at 2:00pm

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

Rag Rug Making Workshop

05-05-2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Learn about the traditional craft of rag-rug making. You will be tutored by renowned rug maker Heather Ritchie and will use traditional rugmaking methods to create your own rug or wall hanging. At the end of the day you will take home your own piece together with lots of ideas for making more rag rug creations at home. Materials and lunch included. 10 places available.

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Fortunes made from Dales to London

17-05-2019 @ 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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Richmondshire Youth Theatre Presents – Last Dance of a Dalesman by Nobby Dimon

18-05-2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

It’s the summer of 1953 and Britain is changing.  We have a new Queen, Everest has been conquered, the Korean War has ended.  Young people are gaining an identity with fashion and music and we see the rise of modern technology.   But in the Dales, things seem to be as before, apart from the establishment of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, an event that has been highly debated by the locals.   Our story begins as the coffin of Dan Ottershaw…

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Hawes Town

Hawes Town Trail

21-05-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 21-05-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 18-06-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 23-07-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 25-08-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 10-09-2019 at 2:00pm

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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drystone Walling

Drystone Walling Demonstration

28-05-2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling and explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape, from the foundations to the top stones. In 4 short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for centuries. Included in museum admission.

Find out more »

Hands of History – Traditional Toys and Games

28-05-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Let's get hands on with history! Activity with traditional toys and games such as wallops, skittles and more. Included in museum admission.

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Textile Techniques

29-05-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. Included in museum admission.

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In the Kitchen – Dairying

31-05-2019 @ 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 dairying processes, such as butter and cheese making. included in museum admission.

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June 2019

Wensleydale, an Industrial Landscape?

04-06-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

An illustrated talk by Tony Keates on Wensleydale industrials past. Included in museum admission. Part of our Dales industrial heritage talk series.

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Mining Mystery – Buckden Bill

11-06-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

An illustrated talk by Richard Mathews  on the mystery surrounding Buckden Bill - the body in the mine.  Included in museum admission. Part of our Dales industrial heritage talk series. Included in museum admission.

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In the Kitchen – Preserves

14-06-2019 @ 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 methods of preserving foods, such as pickling and salting. Included in museum admission.

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Hawes Town

Hawes Town Trail

18-06-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 21-05-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 18-06-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 23-07-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 25-08-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 10-09-2019 at 2:00pm

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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Trees and Woods

18-06-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

An illustrated talk by author David Joy as part of the launch for his new book "Discover your woods : Trees in the Dales". Included in museum admission.

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Men of Lead

25-06-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

An illustrated talk  by author David Joy on the history of lead mining in the Dales. Included in museum admission. Part of our Dales industrial heritage talk series.

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July 2019

Richmondshire Youth Theatre Presents – Miners of Lead and Dales Nurses during WW1

06-07-2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

See two short plays back to back. The first tells the story of Dales lead miners and the second explores the efforts of Dales Nurses (Voluntary Aid Detachment Nurses) during WW1. The cast of this production are from Richmondshire Youth Theatre, who provide high quality youth theatre opportunities within the Dales. The members of the group will also be in character within the galleries, helping to bring the stories of the Dales to life. This production is funded by the…

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Richmondshire Youth Theatre Presents – Miners of Lead and Dales Nurses during WW1

06-07-2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

See two short plays back to back. The first tells the story of Dales lead miners and the second explores the efforts of Dales Nurses (Voluntary Aid Detachment Nurses) during WW1. The cast of this production are from Richmondshire Youth Theatre, who provide high quality youth theatre opportunities within the Dales. The members of the group will also be in character within the galleries, helping to bring the stories of the Dales to life. This production is funded by the…

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Discover Aisgill Force

07-07-2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Hidden waterfalls are a fascinating feature of the limestone landscape in the Yorkshire Dales. Why not join our experienced Dales Volunteers on this moderate 4 mile (6½ km) journey to discover the delights of Aisgill Force? The walk passes the home of Wensleydale Cheese (think Wallace and Gromit!), and into the little village of Gayle through narrow streets between lovely little cottages. Out of the village the walk goes through a narrow wooded gorge with steep moss and fern covered…

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Secret Squirrel

14-07-2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

One event on 14-07-2019 at 10:30am

One event on 13-08-2019 at 10:30am

One event on 15-09-2019 at 10:30am

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 wildlife officer Ian Court 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…

Find out more »

Secret Squirrel

14-07-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

One event on 14-07-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 13-08-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 15-09-2019 at 2:00pm

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 and other wildlife. 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…

Find out more »

Work of the Volunteers at the Museum

19-07-2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

An illustrated talk by Museum Officer Sarah Binks - Lambert on the important work of the museum volunteers. Bring your donations and enjoy a social evening as part of the Friends of the Museum Annual Gift Day. Free - donations welcome.

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Basket Making Demonstration

20-07-2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join crafts specialist Lorna Singleman for a demonstration in oak swill and hazel basket making.  Oak swill basketry is an endangered craft unique to South Cumbria. It is a methods that involves splitting wood to weave to create an extremely strong basket. Included in museum admission.  

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Drystone Walling Demonstration

Drystone Walling Demonstration

23-07-2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling and explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape, from the foundations to the top stones. In 4 short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for centuries. Included in museum admission.

Find out more »
Hawes Town

Hawes Town Trail

23-07-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

One event on 21-05-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 18-06-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 23-07-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 25-08-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 10-09-2019 at 2:00pm

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.…

Find out more »

Hands of History – Felting Techniques

23-07-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Let's get hands on with history! Themed craft activities for children. In this activity we will have ago at traditional felting methods. Included in museum admission.

Find out more »

Textile Techniques

24-07-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. Included in museum admission.

Find out more »

Woollies, Wetsuits and Waterwheel – Over 50 years of the Earby Mining Research Group

25-07-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

An illustrated talk by Dave Carlisle on the work and research of the Earby Mining Research Group from the last 50 years. The museum has a collection of objects that were discovered and rescued by this group including the providence mine waterwheel from Kettlewell. Included in museum admission.

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In the Kitchen – Washdays

26-07-2019 @ 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 all about the hard work involved in wash days from the dolly tub to the mangle. Included in museum admission.

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Rag Rug Making Workshop

28-07-2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Learn about the traditional craft of rag-rug making. You will be tutored by renowned rug maker Heather Ritchie and will use traditional rugmaking methods to create your own rug or wall hanging. At the end of the day you will take home your own piece together with lots of ideas for making more rag rug creations at home. Materials and lunch included. 10 places available.

Find out more »
drystone Walling

Drystone Walling Demonstration

30-07-2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling and explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape, from the foundations to the top stones. In 4 short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for centuries. Included in museum admission.

Find out more »

Hands on History – Coil Pots

30-07-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Let's get hands on with history! Themed craft activities for children. In this activity we will have ago at making prehistoric coil pots with clay. Included in museum admission.

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Textile Techniques

31-07-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. Included in museum admission.

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August 2019

Fun Fridays – Felting

02-08-2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Drop in activity using wet felting techniques to make your own picture of wildlife including owls, butterflies, foxes and ladybirds or design your own woodland scene. Included in museum admission.

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Drystone Walling Demonstration

Drystone Walling Demonstration

06-08-2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling and explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape, from the foundations to the top stones. In 4 short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for centuries. Included in museum admission.

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Pop Up Shop in Hawes National Park Visitor Centre

06-08-2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and meet a local producer and view their wares on August 6th at the Hawes National Park Visitor Centre.

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Barns, Walls and Bridges

06-08-2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 23-04-2019 at 1:30pm

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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Hands of History – Roman Mosaics

06-08-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Let's get hands on with history! Themed craft activities for children. In this activity we will have ago at making  you’re your own roman mosaics coaster. Included in museum admission.

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Textile Techniques

07-08-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. Included in museum admission.

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Fun Fridays – Bushcraft

09-08-2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Drop in activity whittling a stick to cook treats over an open fire. Learn how to make and cook damper bread. Included in museum admission.

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Secret Squirrel

13-08-2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 14-07-2019 at 10:30am

One event on 13-08-2019 at 10:30am

One event on 15-09-2019 at 10:30am

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 wildlife officer Ian Court 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…

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Drystone Walling Demonstration

Drystone Walling Demonstration

13-08-2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling and explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape, from the foundations to the top stones. In 4 short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for centuries. Included in museum admission.

Find out more »

Secret Squirrel

13-08-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on 14-07-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 13-08-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 15-09-2019 at 2:00pm

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 and other wildlife. 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…

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Hands on History – Viking brooches

13-08-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Let's get hands on with history! Themed craft activities for children. In this activity we will have a go at making Viking brooches. Included in museum admission.

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Textile Techniques

14-08-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. Included in museum admission.

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Fun Fridays- Leaf Art

16-08-2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Drop in activity collecting beautiful leaves from around the museum then using them to print pictures and cards. Included in museum admission.

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Hawes Rural Heritage

18-08-2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us for this 5.5 mile (8.8km) walk in Herriot country, through fields and along old bridleways with stunning views of the Yorkshire Dales. We will look for evidence of old industries and traditional rural activities as we walk, including local hamlets, villages, barns and lime kilns. A level 3 YDNPA walk; the route includes steps, stiles, uneven ground and slight gradients. Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather and sturdy footwear with good grips. Packed lunch required. Dogs…

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Rag Rug Making Workshop

18-08-2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Learn about the traditional craft of rag-rug making. You will be tutored by renowned rug maker Heather Ritchie and will use traditional rugmaking methods to create your own rug or wall hanging. At the end of the day you will take home your own piece together with lots of ideas for making more rag rug creations at home. Materials and lunch included. 10 places available.

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Drystone Walling Demonstration

Drystone Walling Demonstration

20-08-2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling and explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape, from the foundations to the top stones. In 4 short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for centuries. Included in museum admission.

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Hands on History – Victorian Childhood

20-08-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Let's get hands on with history! Themed craft activities for children. In this activity we will have a go at making traditional toys like a thaumatrope and a peg doll.

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Textile Techniques

21-08-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. Included in museum admission.

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Fun Fridays – Close up with Creepy Crawlies

23-08-2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Drop in activity to see different types of creepy crawlies up close using microscopes and magnifiers with colouring and badge making activity. Included in museum admission.

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Traditional Rug Making Demonstration

25-08-2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

A demonstration of traditional rug making including both proddy and hooked techniques. The demonstration will be in the new textile gallery which features the museum's rug collection. Included in museum admission.

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Hawes Town

Hawes Town Trail

25-08-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 21-05-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 18-06-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 23-07-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 25-08-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 10-09-2019 at 2:00pm

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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drystone Walling

Drystone Walling Demonstration

27-08-2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling and explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape, from the foundations to the top stones. In 4 short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for centuries. Included in museum admission.

Find out more »

Hands on History – Prehistoric Rock Art

27-08-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Let's get hands on with history! Themed craft activities for children.  In this activity we will have ago at our rock art taking inspiration from the prehistoric rock art found on moorlands. Included in museum admission.

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Textile Techniques

28-08-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. Included in museum admission.

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Fun Fridays – Butterflies, Leaves and Flowers

30-08-2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Drop in activity celebrating the summer by making pieces of art using an unusual techniques like using filter paper. Included in museum admission.

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Besom Making Demonstration

31-08-2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join crafts specialist Lorna Singleman for a demonstration in besoms (brooms) making. Besoms are made from the young tops of birch trees bound together and attached to a handle of birch, ash or hazel. Traditional they were used in many aspects of domestic and industrial life, they are still sought after today especially for sweeping leaves or playing Quidditch. Included in museum admission.

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September 2019

Knitting through the Ages

01-09-2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join Dales knitting expert Kate Trusson for a demonstration of traditional knitting with 4 needles and knitting sticks, using traditional Dales patterns. Included in museum admission.

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Textile Techniques

04-09-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

In the museums textile gallery there will be volunteers working on their own textile projects. Included in museum admission.

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Hawes Town

Hawes Town Trail

10-09-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 21-05-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 18-06-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 23-07-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 25-08-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 10-09-2019 at 2:00pm

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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Make a Rag Doll Workshop

14-09-2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and spend and enjoyable day creating a beautiful and unique keepsake rag doll to delight yourself or a loved one. Basic hand sewing skill required. Materials and lunch included.

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Secret Squirrel

15-09-2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

One event on 14-07-2019 at 10:30am

One event on 13-08-2019 at 10:30am

One event on 15-09-2019 at 10:30am

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 wildlife officer Ian Court 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…

Find out more »

Rag Rug Making Workshop

15-09-2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Learn about the traditional craft of rag-rug making. You will be tutored by renowned rug maker Heather Ritchie and will use traditional rugmaking methods to create your own rug or wall hanging. At the end of the day you will take home your own piece together with lots of ideas for making more rag rug creations at home. Materials and lunch included. 10 places available.

Find out more »

Secret Squirrel

15-09-2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

One event on 14-07-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 13-08-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 15-09-2019 at 2:00pm

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 and other wildlife. 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…

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Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

17-09-2019 @ 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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The Manorial Rolls of Snape and Well in 17th Century

20-09-2019 @ 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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Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

24-09-2019 @ 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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October 2019

Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

01-10-2019 @ 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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Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

08-10-2019 @ 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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Dairy Days – A Taste in Time

15-10-2019 @ 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

18-10-2019 @ 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

22-10-2019 @ 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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