Secret Masham – A Peculier Place in Many Ways!

Secret Masham – A Peculier Place in Many Ways!

PHOTO: The traditional Boxing Day West of Yore Hunt meet in Masham Market Place. The pretty little market town of Masham (pronounced Massem by the locals) lies in Lower Wensleydale and is probably best known for its two craft breweries – Theakstons and Black Sheep....
Yorkshire’s Agricultural Shows – a Grand Day Out.

Yorkshire’s Agricultural Shows – a Grand Day Out.

Photo: Kilnsey Show fell racers stream up the crag One of the great joys of any region, county or dale is when communities get together to celebrate all that they grow, their farmers, their traditions and all that makes a great day out. Here in Yorkshire we have a...
Choir ‘Tour de Yorkshire’

Choir ‘Tour de Yorkshire’

The 2014 Tour de France Grand Départ in Yorkshire showcased some of Yorkshire’s finest countryside, villages and towns.  It also paved the way for the Tour de Yorkshire to continue drawing attention to our glorious county, but what of our UNESCO World Heritage...
In the footsteps of Captain Cook

In the footsteps of Captain Cook

In June 2017 it is 251 years since Captain Cook made his historic landing in Marlborough Sound in New Zealand. Captain James Cook became a Captain in the British Navy, rising through the ranks after starting as a Mariner and mastering the art of navigation to become a...
Tour de Yorkshire 2017

Tour de Yorkshire 2017

PHOTO:  Tour de Yorkshire 2017 takes place 28 – 30 April 2017 In 2014 Yorkshire raced into the history books when it secured Yorkshire as the location for the first stage of the Tour de France. Under the guidance of Sir Gariy Verity and his team it was the...
Jorvik – The Return of the Vikings

Jorvik – The Return of the Vikings

In 1976 plans were afoot for the development of the Coppergate Shopping Centre in York. It was agreed that due to York’s known abundance of buried treasures, archaeologists should move in prior to the build. What they quickly discovered set the building of the...