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A trip to West Burton

June 14, 2018 No comments

Work took me to the Yorkshire Dales on a sweltering hot day and in desperate need of water I made an emergency pit-stop in West Burton – one of the prettiest villages in Britain. If you haven’t visited, I urge you to go. It’s in Bishopdale about six miles from Leyburn and its  appeal lies[Read More]

Ladies’ Day heats hot up in Yorkshire

May 31, 2018 No comments

Yorkshire Ladies’ Day season opens next week with the first Ladies’ Day of the Yorkshire racing year taking place at Wetherby’s evening meeting next Wednesday, June 6. Wetherby will set the bar as the first of the county’s nine racecourses to hold Best Dressed Lady (and in some cases, Gentleman) events and competitions across the[Read More]

Gorgeous dates for your diary

May 29, 2018 No comments

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events around Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com Facing up to the Muses: Tony Harrison and Theatre, explore poet-playwright Harrison’s development through unique images, notebooks and drafts from his literary archive. Until June 16, Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds. Admission free.[Read More]

Gorgeous dates for your diary

May 22, 2018 No comments

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events around Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com The Great British Food Festival, more than 75 UK traders including artisan food producers and street food vendors, celebrity chef demos, talks, lessons, and live music, Harewood House, near Leeds, May 26-28. Tickets £12.50 adults, £7.50 children.[Read More]

Celebrate the Royal Wedding in Yorkshire style

May 18, 2018 No comments

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]