Tuesday 21st February

Tuesday 21st February 2017 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Sedbergh Dark Skies Festival: Stories Under the Stars

Wrap up warm, bring a blanket and a hot drink, and listen to poems and prose read by John Rice and Gareth Downes, Head of English at Sedbergh School.

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Wednesday 22nd February

Wednesday 22nd February 2017 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Sedbergh Dark Skies Festival: Astro-Photography

Come and learn the basics of astro-photography with Pete Collins.  If you have them, please bring a DSLR and a tripod.

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Wednesday 22nd February 2017 7:30pm

Cumbria Wildlife Trust – Madagascar

Emily reports on a Sedbergh School expedition to this unique island and its endangered ecology

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Thursday 23rd February

Thursday 23rd February 2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Sedbergh Dark Skies Festival: Stargazing

Enjoy an evening learning to identify constellations, planets and stars. Telescopes and binoculars will be available or bring your own.

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Tuesday 28th February

Tuesday 28th February 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

An afternoon of entertainment, tea and cake – AgeUK South Lakeland

Join Age UK for an enjoyable afternoon of musical entertainment from Rawthey Rhythm, tea, cake and a raffle. There will also be a variety of information stalls on how to stay safe and well.

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Wednesday 1st March

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Wednesday 1st March 2017 7:30pm

History Society – The Home Front, Sedbergh 1914 – 1918

An illustrated talk by Diane Elphick showing how the war affected the people of Sedbergh including the role of children, fundraising events, working parties, regulations and the demands on farmers.

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Wednesday 8th March

Wednesday 8th March 2017 7:30pm

Cumbria Wildlife Trust – Flood Prevention and Endangered Species

An update by Lune Rivers Trust secretary Sarah Littlefield on work in progress to alleviate flooding and to control threats to native species.

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Thursday 9th March

Thursday 9th March 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm

Workshop – Jan Beadle: Bold diamond twill weaving – Farfield Mill

Twill weaving is the most diverse weaving structure, so we’re going to go bold and weave some large scale diamond patterns.

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Wednesday 15th March

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Wednesday 15th March 2017 7:30pm

History Society – Thomas Garnett: spa doctor and society scientist

This illustrated talk by Robert Fox follows the life of Thomas Garnett (1766 – 1802). Born in Barbon he was apprenticed to John Dawson in Sedbergh before going on to medical studies in Edinburgh. He became a national authority on medicinal waters and one of the great scientific lecturers of his day.

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Saturday 1st April

Saturday 1st April 2017 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Sedbergh Spring Show

The annual show of crafts, handmade toys, flowers and plants, garments, home produce, art and photography and special children’s sections.  Musical entertainment is provided by the town band, and there are homemade refreshments available.

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Wednesday 12th April

Wednesday 12th April 2017 7:30pm

Cumbria Wildlife Trust – Butterfly Conservation Projects in the North West

A leading expert in his field, Chris Winnick will report on efforts to reverse the loss of rare butterfly species.

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Saturday 29th April

Saturday 29th April 2017 9:30am - 3:00pm

Sedbergh Artisan Markets

2017 will be Sedbergh Artisan Markets’ fifth year.  You will find an eclectic selection of high-quality local food and crafts produced by the stall holders themselves.  Come and enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of this charming market town and stay to enjoy lunch or afternoon tea and a walk by the river or in the hills.

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Thursday 4th May

Thursday 4th May 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm

Workshop – Jan Beadle: Weaving Tartan – Farfield Mill

These patterns are hugely popular at the moment, so come and weave your own contemporary twist on Tartan.

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Saturday 20th May

Saturday 20th May 2017 9:30am - 3:00pm

Sedbergh Artisan Markets

2017 will be Sedbergh Artisan Markets’ fifth year.  You will find an eclectic selection of high-quality local food and crafts produced by the stall holders themselves.  Come and enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of this charming market town and stay to enjoy lunch or afternoon tea and a walk by the river or in the hills.

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Thursday 1st June

Thursday 1st June 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm

Workshop – Jan Beadle: Herringbone tweed weaving – Farfield Mill

Let’s create some fabric using the classic Herringbone Tweed pattern!

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Thursday 8th June

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Monday 12th June 2017

Sedbergh Food & Drink Festival

A celebration of not only food and drink, but also the local culture, people and businesses of Sedbergh.

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Friday 9th June

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Monday 12th June 2017

Sedbergh Food & Drink Festival

A celebration of not only food and drink, but also the local culture, people and businesses of Sedbergh.

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Saturday 10th June

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Monday 12th June 2017

Sedbergh Food & Drink Festival

A celebration of not only food and drink, but also the local culture, people and businesses of Sedbergh.

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Saturday 10th June 2017 9:30am - 3:00pm

Sedbergh Food & Drink Festival Market

Sedbergh’s well-established Artisan Markets come to the Food & Drink Festival with a busy, family-friendly street market whose emphasis is on high-quality food sourced and/or produced locally. More details of stalls and entertainment will be added here soon, or follow the Food & Drink Festival via Twitter (@foodsedbergh) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/sedberghfoodfest/).

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Sunday 11th June

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Monday 12th June 2017

Sedbergh Food & Drink Festival

A celebration of not only food and drink, but also the local culture, people and businesses of Sedbergh.

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Monday 12th June

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Monday 12th June 2017

Sedbergh Food & Drink Festival

A celebration of not only food and drink, but also the local culture, people and businesses of Sedbergh.

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Tuesday 13th June

Tuesday 13th June 2017 - Saturday 17th June 2017 10:00am - 10:00pm

Sedbergh Food & Drink Festival

A celebration of not only food and drink, but also the local culture, people and businesses of Sedbergh.

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Wednesday 14th June

Tuesday 13th June 2017 - Saturday 17th June 2017 10:00am - 10:00pm

Sedbergh Food & Drink Festival

A celebration of not only food and drink, but also the local culture, people and businesses of Sedbergh.

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Thursday 15th June

Tuesday 13th June 2017 - Saturday 17th June 2017 10:00am - 10:00pm

Sedbergh Food & Drink Festival

A celebration of not only food and drink, but also the local culture, people and businesses of Sedbergh.

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Friday 16th June

Tuesday 13th June 2017 - Saturday 17th June 2017 10:00am - 10:00pm

Sedbergh Food & Drink Festival

A celebration of not only food and drink, but also the local culture, people and businesses of Sedbergh.

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Saturday 17th June

Tuesday 13th June 2017 - Saturday 17th June 2017 10:00am - 10:00pm

Sedbergh Food & Drink Festival

A celebration of not only food and drink, but also the local culture, people and businesses of Sedbergh.

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Sunday 18th June

Sunday 18th June 2017 10:00am - 10:00pm

Sedbergh Food & Drink Festival

A celebration of not only food and drink, but also the local culture, people and businesses of Sedbergh.

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Saturday 24th June

Saturday 24th June 2017 9:30am - 3:00pm

Sedbergh Artisan Markets

2017 will be Sedbergh Artisan Markets’ fifth year.  You will find an eclectic selection of high-quality local food and crafts produced by the stall holders themselves.  Come and enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of this charming market town and stay to enjoy lunch or afternoon tea and a walk by the river or in the hills.

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Saturday 1st July

Saturday 1st July 2017 - Sunday 2nd July 2017 10:00am - 6:00pm

Sedbergh Cycling Festival

A great weekend of cycling events and entertainment for the whole family.

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Sunday 2nd July

Saturday 1st July 2017 - Sunday 2nd July 2017 10:00am - 6:00pm

Sedbergh Cycling Festival

A great weekend of cycling events and entertainment for the whole family.

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Saturday 22nd July

Saturday 22nd July 2017 9:30am - 3:00pm

Sedbergh Artisan Markets

2017 will be Sedbergh Artisan Markets’ fifth year.  You will find an eclectic selection of high-quality local food and crafts produced by the stall holders themselves.  Come and enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of this charming market town and stay to enjoy lunch or afternoon tea and a walk by the river or in the hills.

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Thursday 10th August

Thursday 10th August 2017 - Friday 11th August 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm

Workshop – Jan Beadle: Becoming a Weaver – Farfield Mill

If you know the basics of setting up your own loom and weaving some patterns, or have never done any weaving before and would love to have a go, this is the course for you!

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Friday 11th August

Thursday 10th August 2017 - Friday 11th August 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm

Workshop – Jan Beadle: Becoming a Weaver – Farfield Mill

If you know the basics of setting up your own loom and weaving some patterns, or have never done any weaving before and would love to have a go, this is the course for you!

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Saturday 26th August

Saturday 26th August 2017 9:30am - 3:00pm

Sedbergh Artisan Markets

2017 will be Sedbergh Artisan Markets’ fifth year.  You will find an eclectic selection of high-quality local food and crafts produced by the stall holders themselves.  Come and enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of this charming market town and stay to enjoy lunch or afternoon tea and a walk by the river or in the hills.

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Sunday 3rd September

Sunday 3rd September 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm

The Moorcock Show 2017

Why not come to a traditional Yorkshire Dales Sheep show and see the best local breeds competing against each other? There will be Swaledale, Rough Fell, Herdwick, Texel, Mule and Blue Faced Leicesters to look at.

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Saturday 16th September

Saturday 16th September 2017 9:30am - 3:00pm

Sedbergh Artisan Markets

2017 will be Sedbergh Artisan Markets’ fifth year.  You will find an eclectic selection of high-quality local food and crafts produced by the stall holders themselves.  Come and enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of this charming market town and stay to enjoy lunch or afternoon tea and a walk by the river or in the hills.

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Wednesday 6th December

Wednesday 6th December 2017 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Sedbergh Christmas Late Night Opening

Join us for an evening of festive family fun. Many of the shops and restaurants will remain open, and there will also be a craft market and street food. Musical street entertainment will be provided by local individuals and groups, and in St Andrew’s Church, there will be organ music. St Andrew’s will also be hosting a Flower Festival. For younger visitors, Father Christmas will be in his grotto in the Information and Book Centre. The opening ceremony is  at 6 p.m. with the arrival of Father Christmas and the switching on of the Christmas lights. We look forward to welcoming you!

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