A week in Richmondshire in photos – 4th June

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Another week in Richmondshire in photos.

Sunday 28th May – Riding on the quad bike down Whitaside, Swaledale.
Monday 29th May – A wet morning for the Richmond Meet parade didn’t stop some Imperial Stormtroopers from turning out.
Monday 29th May – The spectators lined the route with a phalanx of umbrellas.
Monday 29th May – Richmond library re-opened after its refurbishment, with huge improvements. The new children’s area in particular is very nice.
Monday 29th May – Philip Wicks, Chair of CRACCL (the organisation set up to manage Richmond, Colburn and Catterick Garrison libraries), talks to Councillor Clive World.
Monday 29th May – Young members of the Bammental orchestra, who travelled from Germany to Askrigg to perform in the Swaledale Festival.
Monday 29th May – It’s not quite clear what is going on at this house in Askrigg, but whatever it is it looks intriguing.
Monday 29th May – A wet day at West Burton fair didn’t stop the fun at the dog show.
Monday 29th May – The Kanneh-Mason Trio performed in Aysgarth, as part of the Swaledale Festival.
Monday 29th May – Isata Kanneh-Mason playing in Aysgarth church.
Monday 29th May – The Northern Monkey Brass Band did an impromptu gig in Askrigg village hall ahead of their Swaledale Festival appearance in the church.
Wednesday 31st May – The Handlebards (Shakespearian actors on bicycle) performed Midsummer Night’s Dream in Reeth, part of the Swaledale Festival.
Wednesday 31st May – Aysgarth falls looking summery and a bit dry after very little rain.
Wednesday 31st May – Jess Gillam and Anthony Hewitt performed a sax and piano duet in Aysgarth as part of the Swaledale Festival.
Wednesday 31st May – Anthony Hewitt on the piano.
Wednesday 31st May – The Ramsay’s fish and chip van did good business in Askrigg on Wednesday evening, with performers and audience alike queuing up for some pre-concert food.
Wednesday 31st May – Here is the Arch Sinfonia group enjoying their fish and chips in Askrigg church yard.
Wednesday 31st May – Swaledale Festival volunteer Chris Shaw, manning the door.
Wednesday 31st May – Chloé van Soeterstède of Arch Sinfonia, playing in Askrigg church.
Thursday 1st June – Staff and volunteers at the Green Howards Museum, working on new mannequins for items of clothing.
Thursday 1st June – Low flying Chinook in Wensleydale.
Thursday 1st June – Mr Daykin of the Victoria Arms pub in Worton.

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