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.
THIS WEEK: 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.
THIS WEEK: Lines of Beauty: Master Drawings from Chatsworth, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, Feb 14-May 25. Exhibition featuring work by Carpaccio, Poussin, Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Dyck. https://www.museums-
THIS WEEK: Be a Ranger for a Day as part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Year of Green action. A family event for children aged eight and over, Kettlewell. Booking essential. Sat, Feb 15, 10am-3pm, yorkshiredales.org.uk
THIS WEEK: Look Fabulous Forever Popup, The Grange Hotel, Clifton, York, Thurs, Feb 13, 12pm-4pm. company founder Tricia Cusden and makeup artist Julie Proctor will give mini makeovers.The first 20 people on the day will receive a goody bag. Look Fabulous Forever is a skincare and makeup brand formulated for mature skin. https://www.
NEXT WEEK: Spring Quilt Festival, Feb 21-23, Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate. Demonstrations, needlework displays, and workshops with quilters and textile artists. Fri/Sat 10am-4.30pm, Sun 10am-4pm. https://www.
ON NOW: Snowdrop Spectacular, until March 1, Burton Agnes Hall near Driffield. Spectacular display of snowdrops across the woodland at the Elizabethan house, 11am-4pm, weather permitting. https://www.
ON NOW: Saad Qureshi: Something About Paradise, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, until March 20. Artist Saad Qureshi explores what paradise means to different people in an exhibition presented in the nave of YSP’s 18th century chapel. https://ysp.org.uk/