16th - 25th
September 2022

Sunday 25 Sept 2022

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W23: A Sunday Lunch Walk in Arkengarthdale - new

Leave Station car park 9.30am. Start CB Hotel in Arkengarthdale (GR: NY 995 031) (postcode DL11 6EN) at 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. £7

An invigorating walk to work up an appetite for our lunch at the historic 18th Century CB Inn, named after the local Lord of the Manor and lead mine owner, Charles Bathurst.

Our walk follows the lovely Arkle Beck from Langthwaite to Whaw where the hillsides retain the scars of the lead mining industry. A steady climb takes us 400ft up onto the moors, sometimes boggy in places, but they provide a contrast in scenery to the valley below, with fine open views towards Tan Hill and down Arkengarthdale. We descend on a track, steep in places, to follow Arkle Beck back to our lunch stop. Please bring a drink and snack for a stop on route. Walk participants will be contacted prior to the walk for their menu choices.


E18: Marrisse Whittaker and ‘The Mad-Hatter Murders’ in conversation with Pam Royle

Richmond Town Hall, DL10 4QL. 7.30pm. £10. Refreshments, bookstall, disabled access.

Marrisse Whittaker has been inventing characters for all of her working life, first as a TV and Film Make-Up Artist, then TV Scriptwriter and Producer. But now a new creative career beckons after Marrisse’s debut novel, “The Magpie”, was shortlisted for The Lindisfarne Prize for Crime Fiction and she secured a publishing deal for her series of dark thrillers. Marrisse will be talking to Pam Royle (a former broadcaster with ITV Tyne Tees), explaining how it’s never too late to write a book and get it published.


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