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The Parish of
Swaledale with  Arkengarthdale
August
Wednesday 23 August
10.00am Grinton Holy Communion BCP

Sunday 27 August
11th Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Low Row Holy Communion BCP
9.30am Grinton Eucharist
11.15am Arkengarthdale Holy Communion BCP

Wednesday 30 August
10.00am Grinton Holy Communion BCP

September
Sunday 3 September
12th Sunday after Trinity
9.15am Muker Eucharist
11.00am Low Row Eucharist
6.00pm Grinton Iona Evening Prayer

Wednesday 6 September
10.00am Holy Communion BCP – This service is in the lounge at Quaker Close flats in Reeth and everyone is welcome

Sunday 10 September
13th Sunday after Trinity
9.30am Grinton Eucharist
11.15am Arkengarthdale Holy Communion BCP
6.00pm Muker Iona Evening Prayer

Wednesday 13 September
10.00am Grinton Holy Communion BCP

Sunday 17 September
14th Sunday after Trinity
9.15am Muker Holy Communion BCP
11.00am Low Row Eucharist
6.30pm Arkengarthdale Iona Evening Prayer

Wednesday 20 September
10.00am Grinton Holy Communion BCP

Sunday 24 September
Michaelmas/Harvest
9.30am Grinton Eucharist and celebration of St. Michael and All Angels (Michaelmas)
11.15am Arkengarthdale Harvest Festival Service with the children from Arkengarthdale School
6.30pm Low Row Harvest Festival Service with supper.

Wednesday 27 September
10.00am Grinton Holy Communion BCP

Sunday 1 October
16th Sunday after Trinity
9.15am Muker Eucharist
11.00am Low Row Eucharist
6.00pm Grinton Iona Evening Prayer
Key:   Holy Communion BCP  is a service from the Book of Common Prayer      Eucharist is a Common Worship service (modern language)
Services in the Parish
Dairy Shorthorn (Roan)
Fresh milk...

Lead has been mined in Swaledale since at least pre-Roman times and by 1820 there were more than 40 smelt mills scattered along the dale.

 

Millions of tons of lead were sent from here all over the country - the Tower of London and Dover castle are covered in lead from Swaledale.

 

Men, women and children worked long, hard hours the result of which were vast profits that went to distant shareholders, in some cases to the already wealthy abbeys.

 

Coal has also been mined in the dale since at least the 13th centuty, mainly around Tan Hill.

 

There are records of coal being supplied to Richmond Castle and nearby abbeys.

Below ground...

Kisdon Gorge
and
Swinnergill
above
Keld,
are excellent for bird watching.

Species that may be seen include: red grouse, skylark, lapwing, curlew, wheatear, raven and peregrine falcon.

Using a car as a portable “hide”, the moorland roads around
Reeth
will enable you to observe at close- quarters golden plover, lapwing curlew and redshank.
Watch the birdie....