A look back on an eventful twelve months in Yorkshire
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August 1st is Yorkshire Day. In celebration we’re looking back at some of the people, places and events who’ve made our Yorkshire Life in the past year.
A giant steel lobster by sculptor Emma Stodhard found its way to the Yorkshire coast to star in the spectacle that is Staithes Festival of Arts & Heritage, an event that celebrates the village's long affinity with artists.
Fuelled with Yorkshire grit, Men of Oar took on the Talisker Challenge to row the Atlantic. The team made up of William Theakston, Robin Drysdale, Sam Bolt-Laurence and David Laurence finished the 3,000-mile race in 47 days, 6 hours and 37 minutes.
Culinary gongs for Yorkshire's finest food folk in the Yorshire Life Food and Drink Awards. Neil Bentinck from SKOSH, York named Chef of the Year and Joro, Sheffield, named Restaurant of the Year.
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- 2 16 films that you might not know were made in Devon
- 3 20 of the best places to eat out in St Ives
- 4 17 of the best spots for al fresco dining in Essex
- 5 12 outdoor dining experiences in Surrey
- 6 35 great Surrey pubs with beer gardens and terraces
- 7 Win a short break in London at The Dilly on Piccadilly
- 8 19 great places to eat outdoors in Cheshire after lockdown
- 9 8 of the best places for a bluebell walk in Surrey
- 10 Spring has sprung for these happy Cheshire dogs
We went behind the scenes for a 1920s Christmas at one of Yorkshire's most stunning stately homes, Harewood House.
Start the year with cake we say! We shared tea with Lesley Wild from the founding family of that Yorkshire tea room and treats institution, Bettys, as the company marked its Centenary year.
The wonder of wool - time to say thanks to Yorkshire's bountiful flocks of sheep which created the raw materials for designer Ella Doran's Yorkshire Sculpture Park exhibition Sheep to Seat, Fleece to Floor.
Barnsley-born author Joanne Harris unveiled a new novel and talled about the inspiration that comes from the landscape around her Huddersfield home - with its writing shed in the garden.
Richmond-based artist Mackenzie Thorpe is known for his bright and beautiful paintings. He talked about the inspiration behind his specially commissioned works for Tour de Yorkshire.
He cycle-fest that is Tour de Yorkshire hit the streets, valleys and lanes of Yorkshire, showcasing the best of the county to a global audience of hardcore cyclists and cheering enthusiasts.
Chef Sabrina Ghayour moves to Yorkshire - and joins us at Yorkshire Life to share her love for her new country home - and the food riches of the land.
Gentleman Jack is causes a stir on our TV screens and puts Shibden Hall and Halifax in the spotlight, The TV drama is written by 'Yorkshire treasure' Sally Wainwright who talks about the 'Jack factor'.
We team up with Titchmarsh! Gardening royalty Alan celebrates Harlow Carr's 70th anniversary - and reveals his six favourite gardens in Yorkshire.
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