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Celebrate the Royal Wedding in Yorkshire style

May 18, 2018

One day to go, and if that last-minute Royal wedding invite has failed to arrive, here are some events and ideas happening in Yorkshire that might just make you feel as if you are actually right there at St George’s Chapel in Windsor. Today and Sunday (May 18 and May 20, 2018), there’s a Royal[Read More]

Gorgeous dates for your diary

May 16, 2018

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events around Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com Haworth 1940s Weekend, May 19-20, stylish celebration of the war years, including dancing, music and parades. See http://haworths1940sweekend.com/index.html Yorkshire’s Jurassic World. Discover lost giants at new exhibition, until May 22, York Museum. www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk Facing up to the Muses:[Read More]

Liberty loves Katch Skinner

May 11, 2018

Wonderful news from Hebden Bridge ceramicist Katch Skinner – she has won the prestigious Liberty Open Call, thanks to her fabulously original egg cups. The top London store invited craftspeople to put their products forward for a chance to be stocked on Liberty’s shelves. Over 9,500 entries flooded in and judges were briefed to find[Read More]

Gorgeous dates for your diary

May 9, 2018

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events around Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com Words in the City, a long weekend of poetry and spoken word, across Leeds, May 10-13. Includes poet and musician Linton Kwesi Johnson at Carriageworks, May 12, 7.30pm (£15/13) and a special events with poet Simon Armitage,[Read More]

The Harrogate Spring Flower Show in pictures

May 4, 2018| 1 Comment

Wind, cold, and occasional rain, could not dampen spirits last Sunday, when my mum and I went to the Harrogate Spring Flower Show. Mum turned out to be a pro at doing flower shows. I thought she was a bit bonkers when she produced this bright green plastic box on wheels thing, a plant trolley,[Read More]