The Yorkshire Piece
The Yorkshire Piece

Yorkshire’s place in history as former world centre of the wool trade is well documented and understood. And yet, there is no single recognisable style of woven Yorkshire piece, in the same way that can be said, for example, of Harris or Donegal tweed. Largely this is due to the sheer quantity and diversity of... » read more

The Patron Saint of Yorkshire: you choose!
The Patron Saint of Yorkshire: you choose!

N.B. this survey came to an end on 30th November, 2019, with a clear winner in Saint Hild. Thank you all for participating. The number of saints originating from Yorkshire is really quite substantial. Some of these are household names in parts of the region: others less so. It might seem fitting that God’s own... » read more

Yorkshire: a few interesting facts
Yorkshire: a few interesting facts

Yorkshire possesses more acres than the bible does letters. It is larger by area than 8 member states of the EU, and its population is larger than that of Norway, the Central African Republic, Paraguay, Mongolia, New Zealand or Costa Rica. Yorkshire’s economy is twice the size of that of Wales, and greater than that of... » read more