An evening of celebration

Yorkshire Dales Farmers – in their own words, and with black and white portraits. The exhibition at the Dales Countryside Museum is now open.

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Exhibition in Place!

Voices from the Land: exhibition is in place at the Dales Countryside Museum

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Heritage in art

Artists Steve Mason and Rachel Waller add to the Voices from the Land exhibition, and hark back to the work of Marie Hartley in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Kilnsey Show – A day in photos

There can be fewer locations better for a country show than Kilnsey in Wharfedale. The show spreads across the flat fields in the valley floor and has the dramatic face of Kilnsey Crag towering over it. Every year there’s a show here on the Tuesday after the second August Bank Holiday …

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A Call to Coverdale

Leeds University student Emily Owen reflects on her visit to Coverdale to talk to farmer Stephen Lambert about life in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Shearing at Beck Meetings

An old sheepfold high on the moors of Upper Swaledale may appear to be abandoned but is in fact very much in use, and every year sheep are gathered into it for shearing.

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A Wharfedale Visit

Leeds University student Holly Smith reflects on her day in Wharfedale, interviewing Stuart Hird …

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Summer: sheep shearing at Hoggarths Farm

John Bentley has been with the Calverts at Hoggarths Farm in Swaledale for a morning of shearing and finds out that there’s more to it than just removing fleeces …

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Up and down dale

A summer’s day in Arkengarthdale: birds, sheep, Shorthorn cattle, sun and rain.

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A day with the Calverts at Tan Hill Show

John Bentley spent the day at Tan Hill Swaledale Sheep Show, keeping a keen eye on the Calverts from Hoggarths Farm.

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