Exhibition in Place!

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

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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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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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