The Reeth & District Gazette is the free local news magazine of Arkengarthdale and Swaledale. It is also available as a pdf download here.
It carries news of the many activities happening in the two dales, readers' letters, church & chapel events, local parish councils' reports, advance notices of forthcoming events and programs for them and adverts from just about every group, shop and firm in the Dales - in short, if it's happened or about to happen in the two dales, you're very likely to find it here.
Theatre, Cinema & centre for many other local activities:
• Reeth Brass Band rehearsals, Tuesday evenings
• The Dales Ladies group meets at 7.30pm on the first Monday evening of the month
• A Tea Dance is held monthly on Thursday afternoons
• Two Dales Gardening Club Meetings are held at 2pm on the 2nd Monday of the month from October to April.
• Reeth Parish Council Meetings held on the 4th Monday of each month at 7pm.
• Luncheon Club Meets on the second Wednesday of each month.
For more details of these and other clubs, please see the Hall website.
The museum is in the former Methodist
school. It contains a large selection of items connected with the
history of the life and work in the Dales of Swaledale and Arkengarthdale.
If you want to find out about the history of life & the lead mining industry in the
dales, this is the place to come.
The Museum is the base for the 'Friends of the Museum' and their talks and shows
by guest speakers on very varied features of the dales history. Very informative 'Friends of the Museum' Newsletters available here.
Recently a series of very interesting walks to examine and learn about
the bronze, iron and Romano-British ages' remains in the two dales was lead by
the well known expert and author Tim Laurie. Future similar events are planned.
It is also the venue for a series of events during the Swaledale
The Melbecks Society has a programme of interesting talks usually held on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm in the Low Row Institute. The 2010 / 2011 programme is available here in pdf format.
The Buck has long been THE venue in Reeth for lively Discos, live music from acoustic sessions in the bar, folk-rock and Jazz on the Swale. There's something on at least once a month. (Quote from web-site.)
The web-site's heading sums it up - 'Britain's most enchanting festival' Dates: 28th May to 11th June 2011
Junior Football Club. The football club for both boys and girls aged 5 to 14 years. The Club is based at the Reeth Athletic Field operated by the Reeth and District Community Sports Club Ltd. Orchard Lane, Reeth. N YorksDL11 6TT and uses the new excellent floodlit MUGA and superb changing facilities, club room and kitchen.
The Official Guide to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and an essential read. It may be collected free from Hudson House and many other places. It may be viewed online here. It has many articles and pages of diary dates covering the whole National Park.
Links to many events in the 2 dales.
Hudson House Rural Resource and Enterprise Centre web-site should be a first port of call - it has a great deal of information and links relevant to Swaledale & Arkengarthdale. Regular courses are run here.
See the index page to see all the Community links available, some available by video link on Two Dales Live.
Open to folks over 55 years. There are four clubs, each meeting once a month.
• Low Row Institute: first Thursday of each month
• Reeth Memorial Hall: second Wednesday of each month
• Muker Public Hall: Fourth Thursday of each month
• Arkengarthdale Methodist Chapel: last Monday of each month
'A traditional dales show in picturesque surroundings, Reeth Show in Swaledale, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, is a great day out for the whole family, with entertainments, trade stands and a chance to see some of the best livestock on display. A real treat for everyone, whether you live in the area or are here on holiday.' (Quote from the site.)
Situated on the banks of the beautiful River Swale in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park is The Bridge Inn. A former Coaching Inn dating back to the 13th century, it sits in the picturesque village of Grinton opposite the Church of St Andrew. (Quote from site.) More details are also available here. There is usually a folk evening on Thursdays.
The Tan Hill Inn is famous the world-over for many reasons, not least that it is the highest pub in Great Britain at 1732 feet above sea-level.... but that obviously makes it the highest pub Gig venue in the country as well. We always have a large variety of artistes and different genres in our Gigs, Concerts and Festivals at the Tan Hill Inn. Be part of the “Top of the World” feeling.
Also see their other web-sites www.tanhillinn.com , www.tanhillinn.co.uk and the music one www.livemusicattanhill.co.uk
Organised by Richmond Motor Club. The "Scott Trial", still the longest one day trial in the world, and probably the biggest physical and mental challenge of one's life to many of its competitors. (Quote from their web-site)