A sense of place and origin: the impact of taking part

Student researcher Lauren Hunter was one of the volunteers to take part in this project about Farming and Landscape in the Yorkshire Dales, and was transformed by her experience, changing her views, relishing the chance to learn, and altering her course from here on. Read on for more …

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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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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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Looking after lambs and mothers

An insight into the morning’s chores during lambing on Uldale Farm in the Yorkshire Dales

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Wensleydale farmers : trying a new way

A pilot for a new agri-environment scheme for farmers, ‘Payment by Results’ is being trialled in Wensleydale, Yorkshire Dales …

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From the moon to a ‘fizzy’ dog: in the company of three Dales farmers.

A day meeting farmers and exploring the Marie Hartley woodcut collection at the Dales Countryside Museum

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