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What’s on in Yorkshire – gorgeous dates for your diary

January 8, 2020

Essences, Alan Roberts, Richmond

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events – the perfect place to find out what’s on in Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com

THIS WEEK: Belgrave Vegan Feast and Art Market, 1-1A Cross Belgrave St, Leeds, Sat, Jan 11, 11am-5pm, free entry. Street food, art market and child crafts. All the family welcome and dog-friendly.  https://www.belgravemusichall.com

THIS WEEK: Essences, The Station, Richmond, Jan 11-Jan 22. Collection of images –  landscape, nature and abstract – by photographer Alan Roberts, particularly scenes of the rural lifestyle and agricultural occupations. http://www.thestation.co.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/essences

COMING UP: Yorkshire Pudding Festival, Leeds Kirkgate Market, Sat, Feb 1, 10am-6pm, free entry. UK’s first ever festival devoted to of the Yorkshire Pudding, featuring a range of food vendors creating their take on the county favourite, mixing, stuffing and covering them with home cooked dishes from around the world. https://www.visitleeds.co.uk/thedms.aspx?dms=3&feature=10017&venue=2191816

COMING UP: 2020 Dark Skies Festival, Feb 14-March 1, held jointly by the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. BBC Sky at Night presenter Professor Chris Lintott will talk about his new book The Crowd and the Cosmos – Adventures in the Zooniverse on Feb 21 at Helmsley Arts Centre. The 17-day annual festival showcases the pristine night skies of both national parks and the neighbouring areas. Other events include virtual reality space safaris, stargazing sleepovers astrophotography, canoeing, running, cycling, walking, caving, night zip wire and nocturnal wildlife spotting evenings. www.darkskiesnationalparks.org.uk

 Bradford Beer Festival, Victoria Hall, Saltaire, Thurs, Feb 20-Sat, Feb 22. More than 130 real ales, keg and international beers, real ciders and perries, fruit wines,  food and entertainment.Thurs, 4pm-10.30pm. Fri/Sat, 11am-4pm & 5.30pm-10.30pm. www.bradfordbeerfestival.co.uk

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