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Handmade by Yorkshire blacksmiths

July 12, 2018

We love handmade products, especially is they are from Yorkshire and especially when there is real skill involved. It’s why we are happy to wish Nigel Tyas Ironwork a happy 18th birthday. Nigel and his team of fellow blacksmiths manufacture wrought iron lighting and curtain poles in their South Yorkshire forge. The products are sold[Read More]

Gorgeous dates for your diary

July 12, 2018

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events around Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com Luminarium, Architects of Air, West Park Stray, Harrogate, July 12-15. The Stray transforms into a magical world of sensory bliss – in sound and vision – as visitors enter an airlock and explore the installation and the[Read More]

On getting ready for the Great Yorkshire Show

July 6, 2018

The Great Yorkshire Show returns next week, and it will be celebrating a very special birthday – its 160th – in great Yorkshire style. I absolutely love the Great Yorkshire Show and, to prove it, I’ve been every year for … actually, I’ve lost count, between 10 and 15, I’d say. Organised and run by[Read More]

Gorgeous dates for your diary

July 3, 2018

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events around Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com Captain Cook Festival, Whitby, July 6-8. A celebration of the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s first expedition to the South Seas in 1768. A weekend of discovery and entertainment where you can step back in time aboard[Read More]

Gorgeous dates for your diary

June 26, 2018

Celebrating Chippendale: Otley’s Famous Son, month-long festival marking the 300th anniversary of the birth of England’s finest furniture maker Thomas Chippendale in 1718. Various events until June 30. http://chippendale300.co.uk Bradford Literature Festival, including Jeannette Winterson, David Starkey, Akala, Lowkey, Suzi Quatro, Harry Leslie Smith, Frank Bruno and Scilla Elworthy. Also young people’s programme with children’s[Read More]