The Yorkshire dialect can be traced back to invaders who crossed the North Sea in the Fifth Century and who left behind a rich language full of words that had Norse and Danish origins. Dales people had a particularly dialect-filled speech that included both verbs and nouns peculiar to the district in which they lived. Here are just a few examples: Skep basket Tup male sheep Laithe barn Gripe muck-fork Dowly sad Nithered cold, shivery Twined to be upset Thoil to begrudge Wick lively Sneck Door-catch; Slape slippery and....... T’ardest wark is doin’ nowt.
Saturday 1 August, 10.00-4.00pm – Woolly Day at St. Andrew’s, Grinton
Spinning, weaving, crafts, refreshments etc. All welcome.
Saturday 8 August, 10.30am – Grinton Conservation Group – in the churchyard. All
Friday 14 August – Parish Cake Stall on Reeth Market
Friday 21 August – Bric-a-Brac stall in aid of St. Andrew’s, Grinton
Friday 28 August, 7.30pm – St Mary's Muker Wine Party at Muker Village Hall.
Entry is £6 to include wine, supper and Muker Silver Band.
Contact 886202 or 886116 for tickets, or pay on the door.
Monday 31 August – Reeth Show Day
Tuesday 1 September, 7.30pm – Standing Committee at The Vicarage
Wednesday 2 September – Muker Show Day
Saturday 5 September, 3.00pm – Reeth Band Concert at St. Andrew’s, Grinton, in aid
of The British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research UK.
Friday 11 September – Parish Cake Stall, run by St. Mary’s, Arkengarthdale
Saturday 12 September, 10.30am – Grinton Conservation Group – in the churchyard.
Tuesday 15 September, 7.30pm – PCC meeting at Fremington Sunday School
Saturday 26 Sept – St. Andrew’s, Grinton - Flowers/cleaning day for Harvest.