Egg-Cellent Easter Trail

Easter Trail with prizes! Find all the clues in the museum and learn about the egg-ceptional birds of the Yorkshire Dales. Included in museum admission

Drystone Walling Demonstration

Dystone Walling EventJoin our Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling – one of the most iconic features of the National Park landscape.  From the foundations to the top stones, during five short drop in sessions they talk through the process of turning a pile of stones into something that will last for centuries. Included in museum admission.


In the Kitchen

Museum kitchenJoin us in our traditional farmhouse kitchen where costumed Friends of the Museum will explain the hard work that went on there. Included in museum admission.



The Bedale Enclosure and Aiskew Villa

A talk by Jenny Proctor about the excavations ahead of the Bedale Bypass. Part of the Friends of the Museum lecture programme. Free – Donations Welcome.


The Show Must Go On! Tales from a Country Show

Join our celebration of life behind the scenes  at a traditional Dales country show. Hear humorous tales about the local characters who helped Kilnsey Show to survive world wars , a hurricane and the infamous beer tent – always driven by their unshakeable determination that ” The show must go on”. An Illustrated talk and book signing with author Jamie Roberts. Included in museum admission.