Yorkshire Life magazine February 2018 – out in the shops or available to buy online now

Yorkshire Life - February 2018

Yorkshire Life - February 2018 - Credit: Archant

A look inside the February 2018 issue of Yorkshire Life

Founder and executive director Peter Murray, with Jonathan Borofsky’s Molecule Man 1+1+1 Photo: Marc

Founder and executive director Peter Murray, with Jonathan Borofsky’s Molecule Man 1+1+1 Photo: Marc Atkins - Credit: Archant

Tom Wrigglesworth - Our favourite Sheffield comedian suggests radical changes to the calendar to save us all from the misery of February

Wendy Pratt - Our coast based columnist takes a hike…in the nicest possible way

Brexit boom or bust? - Two Yorkshire farmers and the NFU’s regional director share their thoughts on how Brexit will affect their lives

The utility man - Playwright John Godber has been honoured for his work long and prolific career but his feet are firmly on the ground, as Paul Mackenzie reports

Prime cattle, pride of Yorkshire

Prime cattle, pride of Yorkshire - Credit: Archant

Life begins at 40 - Has Yorkshire Sculpture Park plans to slow down as it enters its fifth decade? No chance, reports Jo Haywood

Launch of a new era - A multi-million pound project will change the face West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds

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Hunt the best wild shots - Photographer Tom Marshall shares some top tips on wildlife photography

Walk - Tranquil tracks from Bishop Wilton on the edge of the Wolds

Beef oil infused with garlic rosemary, thyme, star anise, peppercorns, bayleaf

Beef oil infused with garlic rosemary, thyme, star anise, peppercorns, bayleaf - Credit: Archant

Planting ahead - Thousands of trees are being planted across the county this winter to protect the future of wildlife and the countryside

Time to go wild - Beverley-born BBC Springwatch presenter Lindsey Chapman aims to get children outdoors more often

Me and my pet - Claire Farley and her Boston Terror – sorry, Terrier

Pickering - A market town growing as a tourist destination

John Godber at the Theatre Royal in Wakefield

John Godber at the Theatre Royal in Wakefield - Credit: Joan Russell

Mesmerising theatre - We meet celebrated Yorkshire dramatist Bryony Lavery

Portrait of change - Paintings and photography at the Mercer Gallery, Harrogate mark the 100th anniversary of women being allowed to vote

Happy landing - Astronaut Tim Peake’s spacecraft which took him to the International Space Station and back goes on display in York

Northallerton - A fine market town rich in history which has much to offer today

Love is in the air - Forget Paris and Venice, Yorkshire is the place to be this Valentine’s Day

Driffield - Six reasons to visit this traditional East Yorkshire market town

Horsforth - Is it a village? A suburb maybe? Jo Haywood finds out

Discover the coast… in January

Education - The Girls’ Day Schools Trust plan to shape leaders of the future

Travel - Dance along the Danube

The Diary - Events and entertainment around the county chosen for you by Tony Greenway

Crossword and Sudoku - Test your knowledge and maybe win a prize

My Yorkshire weekend - York ghost trail guide Ian Stuart swaps city spooks for lakeside meanderings

Food & Drink

Chefs go live - Unique dishes are served at an unlikely venue

Six of the best… Yorkshire gins

Romantic dining - Recipes to impress your other half with ingredients delivered straight from the farm to your front door

Marry your flavours - 10 tips for a stress-free romantic dinner

Shake or stir - Home cocktail-making kits to help your party go with a swing

Homes & Interiors

Finding the balance - Renovation of a Victorian semi meant creating a bright modern home yet retaining the best traditional features

Property guide - Details of some of the finest homes for sale around the region

Lights fantastic - Lighting design can be crucial and there is so much choice, writes Kate Houghton

Gardens - Our guide to spectacular snowdrop displays

Fashion

Bare necessities - Take the plunge and invest in beautiful lingerie this Valentine’s Day

Face to face - Techy timepieces to impress

Beauty - Indulge your inner scarlet woman with these lip-luscious reds

Fitness - Has high intensity interval training reached its peak? asks Mark Kebble

Society

Fairfax House celebration reception, York

Smarts of York 50th anniversary lunch, Merchant Taylor’s Hall, York

Burns and Plastic Surgery Unit, Pinderfields Hospital, fundraising dinner, Oulton Hall, Leeds

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