Programme Of Events 2008-2009

Friends Of The Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes

Events and lectures are FREE to friends, except where stated.

Visitors are welcome to attend lectures.
(Admission (£2.00)


Friends Programme of Events

[February 2010

Friday February 19th

Askrigg Pottery – A Journey

  • by Andrew Hague

February 2009

Friday February 20th

Meadow restoration in the Yorkshire Dales

  • by Dr. Pippa Raynor

March 2009

Friday 20th March

Inside a Lakeland Farmhouse

  • by Andrew Lowe

April 2009

Friday 17th April

The Yorkshire Thoroughbred, ‘Born and Bred’

  • by Dr. David Wilk

May 2009

Friday 15th May

  • Stone Extraction in Wensleydale
  • Tony Keats

I will be talking about Stone Extraction in Wensleydale which will be illustrated with a Powerpoint presentation and also by 35mm colour slides of the underground flagstone quarries – sights which many people will not have seen for real and probably never will!


Tony Keates

June 2009

Saturday 20th June

A trip round historic Askrigg

  • With Don Mc Lellan
  • Details to be announced

July 2009

Friday 17th July

Gift Day

  • Dark Deeds in the Dales
  • by Deny Gibson
  • Bring along your donations and enjoy a social evening.

September 2009

Friday 18th September

Aspects of Mallerstang

  • The speaker is the well known writer, raconteur and former editor of the Dalesman, WR (Bill) Mitchell MBE.

October 2009

Friday 16th October 2009

Annual Geberal Meeting

  • Followed by a talk by Geoff Keeble
  • Pray for the poor of this Parish

November 2009

Friday 20th November 2009

Foreign Fields

  • by Stuart Tate

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