Exploring Local and Village History

50 Years of Life & Tradition

Led by the Staff from North Yorkshire County Record Office (NYCRO), this interactive workshop will explore documentary sources to study of local and village history. Learn how to use and interpret local records including maps, estate records and title deeds. Part of Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales – a celebration. This workshop is included in the price of a museum ticket. Maximum 20 Places. Booking Essential. Participants will need to bring their own lunch. The firebox cafe is on the same site as the museum.Continue reading

From Tin to Treasure

Join crafts specialist Michelle Pilkington to learn the basics of experimenting and repurposing metal. Using recycled metals, you will be able to rework them to create stunning decorative objects such as book covers and decorative hangings. Learn how to use metal working tools and how to work safely with metal. Materials and Lunch included. 8 places available. Part of Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales – a celebration. Book Online HERE  Continue reading

Tweedy Weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

50 Years of Life & Tradition

This class is perfect for beginners but weavers with a little more experience will enjoy experimenting with traditional herringbone technique to create a scarf. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day.Continue reading

Festive Door Wreath with Wildflower Weaver

50 Years of Life & Tradition

Join Izzy here at the Mill and make a beautiful festive door wreath using season flowers and foliage. All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring anything you might like to add to your design. Izzy has been working in floristry for 17 years as it was her passion before discovering weaving.Continue reading

Festive Table Decoration with Wildflower Weaver

50 Years of Life & Tradition

Join Izzy here at the Mill and make a beautiful table decoration using natural materials. All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring anything you might like to add to your design. Perfect for any festive table. Izzy has been working in floristry for 17 years as it was her passion before discovering weaving.Continue reading