22 May to 08 September
A tough and tender portrait of a ‘true-to-life’, born and bred shepherdess, Alison O’Neill . In a special corner of the Yorkshire Dales, there is deep gratitude and spiritual fulfilment to be found in the essential work of a Shepherdess. Documented in heartfelt photographs and personal words, this exhibition portrays the growing intimacy between a woman, her flock and her love affair with life on a small hill farm, and the intractable realities of this traditional existence.
Photographer Ian Lawson produced a book Shepherdess – One Woman Farm here
Event venue/meeting point:
Dales Countryside Museum
Directions to venue/meeting point:
Dales Countryside Museum is housed in the old railway station at Hawes, just off the main A684 in Wensleydale.
Grid reference: SD 876898
For further information or to book, contact:
Tel: 01969 666210