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March 2018   View all months
Name: The Gathering
Date: Saturday, 24th March 2018
Time: 09.30-4.30
Venue: Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes
Venue Postcode: DL8 3NT
Event Information: Organised by the Upper Dales Family History Group, The Gathering is a mixture of presentations by members and guest speakers, with time over a buffet lunch to look around the Museum or use the Research Room and meet up with old friends or make new ones, followed by an optional evening meal together. Everyone is welcome.

Presentations range from a tale of murder and mayhem, to cheese making in Cotherstone, and include the research behind the recent Richmondshire Youth Theatre production 'Miners of Lead', the making of Voices from the Land, an exhibition of photographs & recordings of contemporary farming life in the dales, as well as a look at some of the lead mining material in the Museum.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://udfhgtest.weebly.com/the-2018-gathering.html


Name: Sir Thomas Robinson, gentleman of Fashion
Date: Wednesday, 28th March 2018
Time: 14.00-16.00
Venue: Fremington Sunday School
Venue Postcode: DL11 6AR
Event Information: Upper Dales Family History Group talk.
Anthony Wood - Sir Thomas Robinson, gentleman of Fashion. Anthony Wood is a volunteer guide at Rokeby and will be talking mainly about Thomas Robinson (1702-1777) builder of Rokeby Park, amateur architect , spendthrift, diplomat and scallywag; touching briefly on the Morrit family’s association with the estate.
2pm start. Non-members are very welcome at £2 each.
Event Email: moverley.yorkshire@outlook.com
Event Web Link: http://www.upperdalesfhg.org.uk/