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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]

Crafted by Hand event in Masham

June 22, 2018

Crafted by Hand is one of the best artists and makers events of the year and it takes place in Masham on Sunday, July 1.  You’ll find everything from a giant dream catcher and ceramic folk tales to award-winning craft. The event features 40 of the region’s best makers. It also offers the chance to[Read More]

Gorgeous dates for your diary

June 19, 2018

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events around Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com 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 RHS Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show, June 22-24,[Read More]

A trip to West Burton

June 14, 2018

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]