Newsletter: Friday 7th June 2024

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The Settle Loop Walk is a well-signposted and moderately challenging 10-mile trail, which starts and ends in Settle.

Father’s Day getaways in Yorkshire 2024

Whether it’s fishing, train rides or just skimming stones, there’s always a great way to spend time together this Father’s Day in Yorkshire:

Yorkshire News Round-up

The North Yorkshire Water Park is reopening with enhanced attractions for the summer, including the return of the Warrior and Wipeout Aquaparks featuring new obstacles like the El Jefe, alongside a variety of water and land-based activities for all ages.

The Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival, sponsored by Sky Bet and held from July 19 to July 27, has partnered with the Matt Hampson Foundation as its official charity to raise awareness and funds for supporting young people with serious sports-related injuries.

Sunny Bank Mills in Farsley is set to host the highly anticipated Threads Textile Festival from Friday, June 7th to Sunday, June 9th, 2024.

‘Seeing Double: The Story of Double Two Shirts’ is open to the public at Wakefield Museum from 28 May 2024 to 24 May 2025. The brand was famous because each shirt featured replaceable collars and cuffs and in 1950, the brand created the world’s first shirt made entirely from synthetic fibres.

From June 12 to 15, Castleford’s Carlton Street will host an artisan market featuring 25 independent food retailers.

Yorkshire, with its rich literary history and vibrant book-loving community, is celebrating Independent Bookshop Week from June 15th to 22nd. Get your new books signed by well-known faces such as Yorkshire vet Julian Norton.

Leeds City Council has announced 120 free concerts in 36 parks every Sunday at 2.30pm until the end of September, with some exceptions requiring an entry fee.

Wakefield Armed Forces Day 2024, a free, family-friendly event on 29 June at Pontefract Park from 10am to 4:30pm, will feature military displays, a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flypast, performances, food trucks, and community stalls to honour and celebrate the contributions of military personnel and veterans.

This summer, The Three Inch Fools theatre troupe, known for their energetic and musical performances, will tour over 80 heritage sites across the UK, presenting “The Secret Diary of Henry VIII” and Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors”.

The “Objeks & Tings” exhibition at York Castle Museum, running from June 19 to November 1, 2024, celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Windrush Generation by showcasing 70 everyday items that highlight the cultural contributions of Caribbean immigrants to British society.

From June 13 to September 29, 2024, the Millennium Gallery in Sheffield will host “Show Your Metal,” an exhibition celebrating the versatility and historical significance of metal, featuring over 100 objects from Sheffield’s Metalwork Collection and coinciding with the 400th anniversary of The Company of Cutler’s in Hallamshire.

The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) is hosting National Meadows Day on July 6th at Lower Winskill near Settle, featuring various free activities such as guided walks, workshops, and art sessions to celebrate and educate about the region’s wildflower meadows.

The Alhambra Theatre in Bradford will host the revival of the musical “Calamity Jane,” starring Carrie Hope Fletcher, from September 1-6, 2025, presented by Jamie Wilson Productions and originally produced by The Watermill Theatre.

The inaugural Crossed Wires Podcast Festival in Sheffield, held from May 31 to June 2, 2024, celebrated influential and emerging podcasters with live performances and discussions from Adam Buxton with SELF ESTEEM, Katie Price’s Dynamic Show, Tom Davis, Romesh Ranganathan, Katherine Ryan, John Robins and Elis James.

Wakefield Council is honouring the late rugby league legend and charity campaigner Rob Burrow CBE, who passed away after battling Motor Neurone Disease (MND), by illuminating the Clock Tower at Wakefield Town Hall in blue and orange to symbolize his advocacy for MND awareness and support.

Northern Ballet is hosting an exclusive, affordable event for young people under 30 on September 10, featuring the diverse and inclusive production “Three Short Ballets” at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in Leeds.

Arc Inspirations is expanding its presence in Sheffield with the opening of a new BOX bar this autumn, following the successful launch of Manahatta Sheffield in early 2023, as part of its plan to operate 50 bars by 2030, backed by £7 million in additional funding and aiming to create around 75 new jobs.

Giveaway: England cricket shirt signed by Harry Brook plus signed photo and mini-bat

Get a chance to win an England cricket shirt signed by Harry Brook plus a signed photo and mini Gray Nicolls bat – perfect for autographs. There are over 30 runner-up prizes to be won, so get the whole team to enter for a chance to win!

A look at the history of Nappa Hall, Askrigg, with Dr Emma Wells

…‘the finest and least-spoilt’ medieval fortified manor house in the north…

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Related Accommodation

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Littlebank Country House

Littlebank, Rathmell, Settle, Settle, BD24 0AJ, United Kingdom

Winskill Cottage

Winskill Cottage, 8 New Street, Langcliffe, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9NH, United Kingdom

Locks Cottage

Locks Cottage, 7 Holme Head, Langcliffe, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9NW, United Kingdom

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