A week in Richmondshire in photos – 11th June

Another week in Richmondshire in photos.

Sunday 4th June – Hay meadows, just outside Richmond.
Sunday 4th June – Amores Pasados played at Grinton church – along with rock legend, John Paul Jones, of Led Zeppelin.
Monday 5th June – Amores Pasados on the moor above Grinton.
Tuesday 6th June – The National Youth Jazz Orchestra put on a show at Risedale College – this young man looks like a fan.
Tuesday 6th June – The concert was part of an initiative by the Swaledale Festival to bring jazz to local schools.
Tuesday 6th June – Phillipa Mo of violin duet Retorica, warms up before a concert in Arkengarthdale.
Tuesday 6th June – Clare Salaman shows off some of her strange and ancient instruments. The group she is in (The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments) played at Grinton church.
Tuesday 6th June – The Society in full.
Wednesday 7th June – Traditional gypsy caravans head across Catterick bridge, on their way to Appleby for the annual horse fair.
Thursday 8th June – The polls opened for the UK general election.
Thursday 8th June – Dogs photographed outside polling stations was apparently a big thing on the day.
Thursday 8th June – Richmond voter, Kyera, told why she voted Labour: “As a first time Labour voter, I voted for Labour because I want the leader of this country to represent all the people and I want to see a future that is fairer and more compassionate for my children and their children.”
Friday 9th June – There is a flower festival on at St Mary’s church, on all this coming week.
Friday 9th June – Urban Folk Quartet played a stellar gig at Grinton church, as part of Swaledale Festival.
Saturday 10th June – Will Pound and Eddy Jay played a folk duet at the church in Keld.
Saturday 10th June – The dales hay meadows will soon be cut for hay making, including these at Muker.
Saturday 10th June – Adam Summerhayes, violinist, composer and conductor, played at Grinton church with his band.
Saturday 10th June – The band was the Red Priest, and they played a set of baroque music inspired and influenced by gypsy music, real and imagined.

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