Monday, 7 May 2012

Made in Yorkshire!

This is a new web site for crafts people who work within the Yorkshire region, each crafts person has been assessed for authenticity and quality with a made in Yorkshire quality stamp.

There will also be a number of events where you can see and buy quality Yorkshire products.

19th May - Otley Show
14th-17th June - Patchings Festival
10th-12th July - The Great Yorkshire Show
18th July - Driffield Show
8th August - Thornton Le Dale Show
16th-19th August - Southport Flower Show
23rd-26th August - York Summer Event
28th August - Kiknsey Show
8th September - Driffield Food Festival
15th-16th September - Wild About Wood Festival
14th-16th September - Harrogate Autumn Flower Show
26th-29th October - York October Event
8th - 11th November - Crafts for Christmas
29th-5th December - St Nicholas Fair - York
6th-12th December - York Early Christmas Show
13-16th December - York Christmas Show
17th-23 December - York Late Christmas Show


Saturday, 5 May 2012

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival.

The final line up is now available for the 2012 festival is now available from
The dates are 19-22 July and the main events are located within the Swan Hotel on Swan Road. For those who don't know much about the history of Harrogate this is where the Queen of crime writing Agatha Christie disappeared until she was recognised by one of the waiting staff.
The festival marks its 10th year with appearances from Ian Rankin, Jo Nesbo, Harlan Coben, Peter Robinson and Peter James to name but a few. The festival however is not just about authors but about aspiring authors as well with writing classes and workshops.
Tickets can be bought online through the web site or through the Box Office on 01423 502116.