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Yorkshire Life magazine December 2017 – out in the shops or available to buy online now

PUBLISHED: 13:03 13 November 2017 | UPDATED: 13:28 13 November 2017

Yorkshire Life December 2017

Yorkshire Life December 2017


A look inside the December 2017 issue of Yorkshire Life

Musician and circus entertainer Matthew Tiffany. Musician and circus entertainer Matthew Tiffany.

Country Life

Feedback - We love to hear your views and ideas about life in Yorkshire

Upfront - News and the odd bit of quirkiness from around the county

Tom Wrigglesworth - Our favourite Sheffield comedian mulls over issues of the day

Castle Howard at Christmas Castle Howard at Christmas

Hidden treasures - Fanciful and fantastic buildings are celebrated in a new exhibition

Breaking bad - Meet the panto villain of all panto villains

Gallery of angels - Theatre experts set the scene for Christmas at Castle Howard

The big send off - A street party launches the first stage of Leeds’ bid for European City of Culture 2023

Panto villain Panto villain

Girls on the terraces - Photographer Nudrat Afza captures the passion for football among female fans at Bradford City FC

Photographic glory - Our Woodland Photography Competition winner is named

Knock on wood - This is the time to watch families of woodpeckers head home

Walk from Bramhope for a gentle winter outing

Tommy Banks Tommy Banks

Me and my pet - Annie Graham on joys and heartbreak of offering temporary homes to dogs in need

York - Few cities love Christmas as much as this one

Time to Bloom! - A new festival celebrates York’s floristry heritage

Grassington - The Yorkshire Dales village is in Dickensian mood

Costumed characters bring the streets alive in a distinctly Dickensian fashion in the run-up to Christmas Costumed characters bring the streets alive in a distinctly Dickensian fashion in the run-up to Christmas

Halifax - The West Yorkshire town has Christmas all wrapped up

Farms in the frame - An exhibition in Hawes presents a unique record of Dales farmers’ lives

Snap to it - Seasonal change captured in readers’ photographs

Vikings on the rampage - A festival marks an era that changed a city’s history

The Temple, Aske, Richmond, North Yorkshire The Temple, Aske, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Doodlebug December - Richard Darn winds back the clock to a wartime Christmas when Yorkshire became ‘bomb alley’

Animal showcase - New park highlights environmental and wildlife conservation

Champion days out - Record crowds head for Countryside Live

Sheffield - It’s likely to be standing room only in South Yorkshire pubs for alternative carol singing

Comdian Justin Moorhouse performs at Piece Hall this Christmas Comdian Justin Moorhouse performs at Piece Hall this Christmas

Tis the season to be busy - A hectic time ahead for The Minster School pupils

Discover the coast …in December

The Diary - Entertainment and events chosen for you to enjoy by Tony Greenway

My Yorkshire Christmas - West Yorkshire romance novelist Rachel Dove writes a love letter to Christmas

Food & Drink

On top of the world - Yorkshire Life Chef of the Year talks Michelin stars, debut cook books and beetroot steaks

Dream house - Guests join us for a Yorkshire Life lunch at York House, at the Talbot Hotel, Malton

Six of best - Christmas (or plum) puddings

Homes & Interiors

Down on the farm - A couple create a practical home out of a cow barn and field shed

Property guide - Some of the finest properties for sale around the region

Comfort and joy - Gifts at Christmas that help make a house a home

Gardens - A plantsman’s plea to treat your houseplants well this Christmas


Gifts galore - Presents to give loved ones with a flair for fashion

Beauty - Pampering presents to fill a Christmas stocking


Opera North annual dinner, Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Needle Partners lunch, Restaurant Bar and Grill, Leeds

Peace of Mind Financial Solutions Limited 10th anniversary, Crown Spa Hotel, Scarborough

John Spencer celebration and fundraising dinner, Wharfedale Rugby Union FC

Competitions & reader offers

Win an overnight hotel break for two

Win a fabulous celebration hamper

Fantastic money saving subscription offers for Christmas

Great British Holidays advert link

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