Alice at Crackpot Hall, BBC Radio 3

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06nr54x

An interesting story of a wild child that roamed Crackpot Hall near Keld in 1930s. Walk to Crackpot Hall from Frith Lodge B&B Keld , see our Local Walks page.

Swaledale Marathon

The 2016 Swaledale Marathon will be on Saturday 11th June 2016. The route is 37.3km (23.2 miles) long with 1258m (4128 feet) of ascent. Entry forms will be available  from http://www.swaledaleoutdoorclub.org.uk/marathon-how-enter in early January 2016.

Hollywood signs The Yorkshire Shepherdess

http://m.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/13805187.Hollywood_signs_up_North_Yorkshire_shepherdess/

Following the success of Amanda Owen’s first book published in 2014, Warner Bros. bought the rights and filming is expected to start in 18 mths. Walk to Ravenseat Farm from Frith Lodge B&B Keld, see our Local Walks page.

 

Muker Show

http://www.mukershow.co.uk

2015 was the 110th Grand Annual Show held in Muker meadows, probably one of the best locations for any agriculture and horticultural show. The Muker Silver Band led the procession of officials and judges from the Farmers Arms to the show Ground at 10.00am. The day was filled with Sheep Dog Trials, Sheep Judging, Dry Stone Wall Demonstrations, Children’s fancy Dress, Quoits Competition, Fell Races and Tents displaying the entries and winners of the various produce, handicrafts and photography competitions. The day was rounded off with Community singing at 5.30 with the Muker Silver Band outside the Farmers Arms.

Always the first Wednesday in September…. one not to be missed! Walk to Muker from Frith Lodge B&B Keld, see our Local Walks page.