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Latest news items for the coming event:

Get In-The-Swing!

[Photo: Brian Sandham @Stillshotphotography] The ever popular Swing Cats will be teaching the iconic partnered Lindy-Hop & Charleston over the weekend, once again, this year. The Swing Cats are a dance team brought together by the love of vintage dance…

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Wartime Experience Train – 2019

The Wensleydale Railway will be running their Wartime Experience Train on Saturday 20th July Guests will join the train at Leeming Bar Station where it will depart at 9.45am and journey up to the Yorkshire Dales. The train will then…

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Time Flies!

It’s hard to believe but 2019 will be the twelfth year of the Leyburn 1940s Weekend – longer, even, than the decade it celebrates! It’s also hard to believe how successful the event has become. Every year has seen bigger…

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Relive the 1940s with Wensleydale Railway !!

Wensleydale Railways have done us proud! 1945 Steam Locomotive We’re DELIGHTED to announce that Merchant Navy 35018 ‘British India Line’ will be running on for the WHOLE 1940’s weekend!! This engine was one of the first batch of twenty SR…

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Art Exhibition – not to be missed!

National Award-winning local artist, John Hunter will - once again - showcases a range of his work at The Old School House (TOSH - Leyburn Arts and Community Centre - LACC) over the weekend. In fact John's exhibition runs from 5th July to 2nd August.
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The Swing Cats Lindy Hop Dance Sessions

The Swing Cats will be leading Lindy Hop dance demonstration sessions in the market place, and dance lessons at the Bolton Arms, across the weekend. The Swing Cats are a dance team brought together by the love of vintage dance…

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2018 Event Schedule Announced

The Event Schedule for 2018 is now published You can see full details by clicking here for the Events Page – but below are a few images of some of the highlights

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