Perspectives of the North York Moors: New exhibitions showcase how artists from near and far capture the beauty of the landscape
How do two artists living in sunny Somerset perceive the dramatic and moody landscape of the North York Moors? That’s the question answered by new exhibition ‘Northern Territories’, which opens this month at the Inspired By… Gallery at The Moors National Park Centre. Also on display is ‘Hidden Landscapes’, an exhibition of paintings, prints, textile work and sculptures by a group of artists and friends that each have strong local connections.
Published: 14 Jun 2018
Local artists help draw up new geocache trail for Sandsend
A new family-friendly high tech treasure hunt has been created on the North York Moors coastline with the help of local artists. Devised by the North York Moors National Park as part of the ‘Moor to Sea’ project, it involves lino-cut illustrations created by six well-known local artists.
Published: 13 Jun 2018
National Park Authority launch ‘frequent user’ permit for popular Roseberry Topping car park
The North York Moors National Park Authority has launched a ‘frequent user’ permit for its Newton-under-Roseberry car park for a trial period of one year. It is hoped the permit, which costs £22.50 and last for 12 months, will help ease the pressures caused by roadside parking in and around the village.
Published: 11 Jun 2018
North York Moors communities challenged to create decorated holidaying sheep for summer tourism campaign
The Sea the Sheep initiative, which kicks off on 1 July, will encourage visitors to see more and stay longer in the National Park during the summer holidays while they hunt for figures of sheep decorated in seaside holiday-mode.
Published: 04 Jun 2018
National Park pays tribute to Barry Dodd
The North York Moors National Park Authority is deeply saddened by the death of Barry Dodd CBE, who sadly passed away on Wednesday 30 May. Barry was a great friend to the National Park, who cared tremendously about the local area and was never too busy to lend his support to a cause he believed in.
Published: 01 Jun 2018
Experience Open Farm Sunday in the beauty of the North York Moors
Farms across Yorkshire and the UK will be throwing their gates open on 10 June as they welcome the public for Open Farm Sunday.
Published: 01 Jun 2018
National Park reminder to ‘leave nothing but footprints’
The North York Moors National Park Authority is reminding all those who live in, work in and visit the area that it is a criminal offence to drop or leave litter. The message comes as organisations around the world mark World Environment Day on 5 June, with the theme for 2018 being ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’.
Published: 31 May 2018
Budding film makers sought to help mark 50th anniversary of the Cleveland Way National Trail
The competition opens on 24 May, exactly one year before the long distance trail’s anniversary in 2019. The winning entry will go on to be used as the official Cleveland Way film, updating the original public information video that was created in the 1970s
Published: 16 May 2018
National Park exhibition presents the East Anglian perspective of the North York Moors
An exhibition which kicks off just before the Spring Bank Holiday will showcase the artistic perspective of the North York Moors National Park by a group of artists from East Anglia.
Published: 08 May 2018
Grants available for walling and hedging in the National Park
Grants of up to £2,000 are once again on offer to land managers in the North York Moors National Park for hedgerow planting and drystone walling.
Published: 19 Apr 2018
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