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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Saturday 1st April 2017 7:30pm

Flicks in the Fells : I, Daniel Blake

Starring Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy, Briana Shann, Dylan McKiernan. Directed by Ken Loach.
100 minutes. Certificate 15

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Tuesday 4th April

Tuesday 4th April 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm

Farfield Mill Workshop – Caren Threfall: Spring Landscapes in Felt

Create individual pieces of textile art, using wet felting and needle felting techniques.

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Wednesday 5th April

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Wednesday 5th April 2017 10:00am

Guided Walk – Howgills Hike

Nine mile walk around Calders and Bram Rigg. Good fell tracks over open exposed terrain with 500 metres of ascent.

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Tuesday 11th April

Tuesday 11th April 2017

Farfield Mill Workshop for children – Easter Eggs in Felt

A fun 2½ hour workshop with Caren Threlfall where you can create colourful Easter Eggs, using wet felting and needle felting techniques.

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Wednesday 12th April

Wednesday 12th April 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm

Farfield Mill Workshop for children – Rosie James: Flowers and mini beasts mono-printing

Fun and easy print techniques for young children aged 4 to 7. They will produce at least 2 prints to take home.

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Wednesday 12th April 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Farfield Mill Workshop for children – Rosie James: Foam block printing

Children aged 7 to 11 can explore this fun printmaking technique, creating at least one original print block and experimenting with colour to produce a mini masterpiece to take home.

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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 15th April

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Saturday 15th April 2017 10:00am

Guided Walk – Dentdale

Ten mile walk along Dentdale via the Dales Way and the Dales Highway. Good paths and tracks with 150 metres of ascent.

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Tuesday 18th April

Tuesday 18th April 2017

Farfield Mill Workshop for children – Felt Chicks in a Nest

A fun workshop with Caren Threlfall where you can create colourful Easter chicks in nests, using wet felting and needle felting techniques.

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Wednesday 19th April

Wednesday 19th April 2017 10:30am - 4:00pm

Farfield Mill Workshop for children – Rosie James: Explore Printmaking

Children aged 12 to 16 can learn a variety of printmaking techniques, then combine them to create a personal artwork to take home.

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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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Sunday 30th April

Sunday 30th April 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm

Farfield Mill Workshop – Stormy Skies (Acrylic Painting)

Have you ever wanted capture the elements at their most dramatic? Come and join Stuart Gray as he guides you through a step by step process to produce your own wild sky.

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Wednesday 3rd May

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Wednesday 3rd May 2017 10:00am

Guided Walk – Howgills Hike

Nine mile walk around Knott, Calders and Arrant Haw. Good fell tracks over open exposed terrain with 500 metres of ascent.

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Thursday 4th May

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

Farfield Mill Workshop – Jan Beadle: Weaving Tartan

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

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Tuesday 9th May

Tuesday 9th May 2017

Farfield Mill Workshop – Caren Threlfall: Felt Corsages

During this 3 hour workshop you will make colourful felt flower corsages using wet felting and needle felting techniques which you can can attach to brooches pins or hairclips. They will brighten up any outfit.

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Thursday 18th May

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Thursday 18th May 2017 2:00pm

History Society – Dent Marble (continued)

Following his fascinating talk to the Society in November about the geological origin of Dent Marble, Bill Fraser has agreed to show members the location of the marble works at Stonehouse in Dentdale. Then he will take the more adventurous to see remaining evidence at the quarrying sites.

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Saturday 20th May

Saturday 20th May 2017

Farfield Mill Workshop for children -Caren Threlfall: Felt Pictures

A fun 2½ hour workshop, where you can create a beautiful picture using wet felting and needle felting techniques.

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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

Farfield Mill Workshop – Jan Beadle: Herringbone tweed weaving

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

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Tuesday 6th June

Tuesday 6th June 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm

Farfield Mill Workshop – Peter Threlfall: Painting the Howgills

Come and enjoy a day of instruction with talented local artist Peter Threlfall, who has exhibited many times at Farfield Mill. You can currently see some of his work in Weavers Cafe here at the Mill.

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Wednesday 7th June

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Wednesday 7th June 2017 2:00pm

History Society – A tour of Constable Burton gardens and hall

Before we are shown around the imposing grade-1 listed hall, Phil Robinson, Garden Consultant, will lead a tour of the beautiful site.

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Thursday 8th June

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Sunday 18th 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 - Sunday 18th 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 - Sunday 18th 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 - Sunday 18th 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 - Sunday 18th 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

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Sunday 18th 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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Wednesday 14th June

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Sunday 18th 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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Thursday 15th June

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Sunday 18th 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 16th June

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Sunday 18th 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 17th June

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Sunday 18th 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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Sunday 18th June

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Sunday 18th 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 19th June

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Monday 19th June 2017 2:00pm

History Society – A visit to Rievaulx Abbey

Rievaulx is one of English Heritage’s most popular locations. A new addition is a museum, which displays previously unseen artefacts, charting the rise and dramatic fall of this first Cistercian abbey in the North of England.

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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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Saturday 1st July 2017 2:00pm

History Society – Significant sites and notable people of Penrith

A conducted walk around the town to be led by Professor Michael Mullett. His tour will reveal the interesting history of Penrith which was once the capital of Cumberland and an important staging post on a strategic route to and from Scotland.

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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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Wednesday 19th July

Wednesday 19th July 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm

Farfield Mill Workshop – Ruth Clayton (Kidd): Mackintosh style Flowers

Reproduce your own Mackintosh styled art work. Ruth will provide a selection of fresh flowers for you to work from and guide you through a step by step process to paint your own masterpiece.

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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 3rd August

Thursday 3rd August 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm

Farfield Mill Workshop – Stuart Gray: Venice (Acrylic Painting)

Have you ever wanted to paint using acrylics? Come and join Stuart Gray as he guides you through a step by step process to paint your own masterpiece.

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Thursday 10th August

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

Farfield Mill 2 Day Workshop – Jan Beadle: Become a Weaver

If you know the basics, maybe set up your own loom and weave some patterns, or have never done any weaving before and would love to have ago 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

Farfield Mill 2 Day Workshop – Jan Beadle: Become a Weaver

If you know the basics, maybe set up your own loom and weave some patterns, or have never done any weaving before and would love to have ago 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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Saturday 21st October

Saturday 21st October 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm

Farfield Mill Workshop – Ruth Clayton (Kidd): Autumn Wood using watercolour

Have you ever wanted to paint using watercolours? Come and join Ruth as she guides you through a step by step process to paint your own masterpiece.

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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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