Artists look skywards for inspiration for Dark Skies exhibition
Whether it’s a brooding storm or a starry night, the atmospheric skies above the North York Moors have provided a rich source of inspiration for new works of art in an upcoming exhibition at the National Park’s gallery in Danby.
Published: 23 Jan 2018
Calling all young archaeologists
A new club launching in the North York Moors National Park will provide young people aged eight to 16 with the opportunity to get their hands dirty and learn more about the fascinating world of archaeology.
Published: 22 Jan 2018
Rural businesses ‘still have time’ to apply for a grant
Rural businesses that are looking to expand or diversify in 2018, or individuals looking to launch a new start-up, are reminded that there is still time to apply for funding to cover up to 40% of the cost of their projects.
Published: 18 Jan 2018
TV star joins the celestial line-up for next month’s Dark Skies Festival (9-25 February)
Over 30 new events and locations will feature in the Festival, which takes place 9-25 February, including a ‘Stories under the stars’ storytelling evening hosted by actor and former Cbeebies presenter Alex Winters in the conservatory of the Spa Hotel, Saltburn.
Published: 09 Jan 2018
Starmakers initiative to help meet demand for dark skies events
The Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks will be running a Starmakers initiative to recruit and develop a band of expert astro-guides to meet the booming interest in stargazing and the night sky.
Published: 18 Dec 2017
Double celebrations for North York Moors volunteers
Volunteers in the North York Moors are celebrating after scooping the top prize in two of the four categories at the National Parks UK Volunteer Awards 2017.
Published: 23 Nov 2017
Christmas events to celebrate the very best of local produce
Two Christmas shopping events in the North York Moors National Park will celebrate the very best of local arts, crafts and hand-made seasonal gifts.
Published: 09 Nov 2017
Additional eight days for Yorkshire’s 2018 Dark Skies Festival
A night zip wire experience and stargazing combined with a stellar eating experience will be just two of numerous new events in a much-expanded Dark Skies Festival across North Yorkshire in February 2018.
Published: 07 Nov 2017
Dedication of young volunteers recognised at charity launch
The 2017 ‘Young Ranger of the year’ was announced today (Friday 3 November) at the official launch of the North York Moors National Park Trust.
Published: 03 Nov 2017
Become a Young Ranger in the North York Moors National Park
The North York Moors National Park Authority is seeking young people aged 11-17 who love the great outdoors to join a special team of volunteer recruits.
Published: 23 Oct 2017
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