Fifty years ago Alf Wight (aka James Herriot) released his first book, If Only they Could Talk, based on his life as a vet in the Yorkshire Dales. Since then his tales from the Dales have sold 80 million copies worldwide and a hit TV series started in the ‘70s.
BBC Four will be showcasing these inspiring Yorkshire walks, with a second ‘outing’ in July to tune in to, we’ll be reminded of the beauty of the county’s coast and countryside ... on foot … and from some amazing aerial angles
Take a moment or tutu to contemplate Northern Ballet’s amazing achievements over the last 50 years as from the end of 2019 through 2020, the illustrious Leeds-based company celebrates its golden anniversary with a spectacular schedule of top-class productions and premieres.
Yorkshire has a wonderful literary history dating back hundreds of years and the county's stunning array of offerings continues to inspire authors, poets and playwrights today.
As the county races towards its sixth Tour de Yorkshire, Tom Ashurst reflects on the annual world class cycling event ahead of this year’s international sporting extravaganza.
In an age of selfies and instant phone images, it seems that everyone wants to get behind and in front of the lens. Not necessarily a negative thing... but when it comes to the art of proper photography, there’s an expertise required in capturing that perfect pic. Julie Henry stayed focused and zoomed in to find out more.
While many of us may be eagerly anticipating the arrival of spring and warmer and lighter days, not to be missed this winter in one of Yorkshire’s two National Parks – the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the North York Moors National Park – is the opportunity to see something incredible.
A sensational stage premiere, a West End hit and now it’s heading home to Yorkshire. Think theatre tour, think fabulous film. David Parkin finds out why Everybody’s Talking About…Sheffield!
Heritage hotel, luxury location, gorgeous gardens, delicious dining, spectacular spa…Jez Lazell experienced it ALL, following the lavish launch of the county’s recently restored and already multi-award-winning, stunning Grantley Hall.
When it comes to embracing new experiences, there’s very little off-limits for the Yorkshire-based adventure seeker Amar Latif and even more astounding is, that at the age of 18, Amar lost his sight.
Let’s celebrate fabulous food, pop a cork and talk York! Elaine Lemm serves up a few suggestions of what’s cooking in the city.
A desired destination for international literary lovers, the West Yorkshire village of Haworth was home to one of the world’s most lauded writing families. On the 200th anniversary of sister Anne’s birth, Samira Ahmed visits a corner of the county that sparked much creativity and shares her thoughts on the inspirational and youngest Brontë.