Events in Ingleton are wide and varied with something to interest you throughout the year.
From family friendly to the more specialised, you’re bound to find something new to take part in.
2017 dates of annual events include:
Great Easter Egg Hunt (11th – 21st April 2017)
Sheafstock (14th – 17th April)
Overground Underground Festival of the Ingleborough Dale (From early May to Sept 2017)
1940s Homeguard Weekend (30th June – 2nd July 2017)
Ingleton Gala and Mountain Race (15th July 2017)
Escape to the Dales Cycle Sportive (16th July 2017)
Folk Weekend (29th Sept – 1st October 2017)
Ingleton Zombie Trail (28th October 2017)
Please check back often as the calendar is updated regularly with new and exciting things to see and do here in Ingleton.
Events by Date Order
The day will include outdoor sketching, ink drawing and application of washes to create a loose, lively painting style of iconic Yorkshire Dales features. The August dates will focus on different subject matter on each day.
Tutor John Harrison is a popular Yorkshire artist whose emphasis is on line drawing, with light watercolour washes. He is very busy leading demos at art clubs throughout Yorkshire, as well as exhibitions further afield. www.drawninyorkshire.com
All reference material, exercise handouts, the appropriate watercolour paper and pens are included, but please bring your own paints, brushes and a sketchbook. Broadrake is in a stunning location and there is no shortage of subject matter – dry stone walls, barns, limestone outcrops, viaduct, trees and fellside slopes.
The venue is upstairs in a recently converted barn. Refreshments available all day but please bring your own packed lunch.
Full day workshops in line and wash, with John Harrison.
Topics covered are outdoor sketching, ink drawing and application of light watercolour washes.
All reference materials, handouts, paper and pens and included. Just bring your own paint, brushes and sketchbook.
Refreshments (hot and cold drinks) available all day. Please bring a packed lunch.
Tutor Adrian Wood leads workshops in blacksmithing in many venues across the North of the country. His courses are always very popular and fill up very quickly. He works on decorative blacksmithing commissions for many clients in his own forge at Hornby, Teeside when he’s not teaching others. www.awartistblacksmiths.co.uk
You will need to wear layers of old clothing as it can be hot work and sensible shoes (not plastic). Safety glasses must be worn and these will be provided along with a thick apron.
4 mobile burners and 6 anvils are set up so everyone can work together.
Basic blacksmithing skills will be taught to create a selection of items from key rings, curved hooks, toasting forks, pokers and dragon hooks.
Tutor Adrian Wood leads workshops in Blacksmithing in many venues across the north of the country. His courses are always popular and fill up very quickly. He works on decorative blacksmithing commissions for many clients in his own forge at Hornby, Teeside when he’s not teaching others. Have a look at his website here – www.awartistblacksmiths.co.uk
You will need to wear layers of old clothing as it can be hot work and sensible shoes (not plastic). Safety glasses will be provided along with a thick apron. Mobile forges and anvils are set up so everyone can work together.
Basic blacksmithing skills will be taught to create a selection of items from key rings, curved hooks, toasting forks pokers and dragon hooks.
Explore the beauty of underground Ingleborough. Stream ways, waterfalls, small climbs, walking, stooping and crawling is all part of the fun. Squeezes are optional. Learn about how the caves were formed and how we need to protect them too. We supply caving oversuits, helmets, lamps, belts, wellies, and all safety gear.
Dates: Mondays: 29th May, 24th, 31st July, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th Aug & 4th September 2017
Time: 5.00pm – no later than 8.00pm Where: Alum Pot Track, Selside – directions given when place(s) booked Cost: £15 per person. These caving trips are being subsidised through Stories in Stone, a four-year programme of conservation and community projects concentrated on the Ingleborough area. The scheme has been developed by
the Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnership and is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Age: 8 +
Access: Unsuitable for wheelchairs and buggies
Booking: Essential. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01729 824455
Special instructions: Children 8+ can come unaccompanied as long as we have one of our consent forms signed for them. All instructions given on booking.
Perfect for the absolute beginner to somebody that’s been climbing for years and wants to keep fit for the winter.
There is a qualified instructor on hand to help get everybody off the ground.
It’s £7.50 which includes Rock Shoes, Climbing Harness, Belay Device & Rope Hire.
It is run as a drop in session so call down to the Climbing Wall (up by the side of Langfords in the village centre) & stay an hour or stay for the full three hours. It’s up to you.
Climbing is a great social event combined with exercise and maybe a cheeky celebratory drink on the way home. If you have any questions, please contact Inglesport directly on 015242 41146
Participants will make up music using rock instruments and create movement sequences which will be developed into a dance about quarrying and the quarried landscape.
Weather permitting the participants will start in the Hall at the icentre and walk to Storrs Common for the rest of the day. If the weather is bad we will stay in the icentre.
No music or dance experience is necessary, just a willingness to be experimental and creative in music and movement.
Dates: Thursday 1st June and Thursday 24th August 2017
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Where: Meet in the Hall at the icentre, Backgate, Ingleton, LA6 3HL Cost: £20 (age 8-18) £40 (age 18+) Discount available for multiple bookings and families. Please ask. Age: 8+
Access: Unsuitable for wheelchairs and buggies
Booking: Essential as places are limited – To book please email Bobbie Millar at email@example.com
or telephone 07740 941950 Special Instructions: This is a practical activity and involves a mile long walk plus physical movement and dance activity. Please bring a packed lunch, suitable clothes for moving, sturdy trainers and outdoor clothes.
Visit Ingleton Pottery, a small family run business making high- red, hand thrown Stoneware pottery. Established in 1971, it is the longest established working pottery in the Yorkshire Dales.
You can see the potters working, ask questions and make a clay pot on the wheel & take it home.
Dates: Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th and Monday 28th August 2017 Time: 9.30am – 5.00pm
Where: Ingleton Pottery, Bank Bottom, Ingleton LA6 3HB
Cost: Free entry. £2 to make a pot on the wheel.
Access: Not suitable for wheelchairs and buggies Booking: Just turn up
Special instructions: Bring a camera. Don’t stay all day