Keelham to host Easter egg-xtravaganza

The team at an award-winning farm shop in the Yorkshire Dales are preparing for a busy week of Easter activities at their store just outside of Skipton.

Keelham Farm Shop have created a bespoke programme of children’s events for the Easter holidays including a range of crafts, baking and farm animal experiences which are open to all.

Rhythm Camp events, a company who specialise in creative workshops and activities using eco-friendly materials, will deliver three workshops including Creative Clay, Easter Basket Creations and an Easter Mashup, where there’ll be an abundance of Easter inspired crafting alongside sunflower planting from the 18th – 22nd April.

The Keelham team themselves will also be getting involved in the fun with Emma and Beth from their in-house bakery team hosting an Easter Biscuit Decorating Workshops on 19th April which will allow little ones the opportunity to decorate four of their very own easter biscuits with icing, mini eggs, sprinkles and lots of Easter-inspired decorations, making this the perfect workshop for any children wanting to be creative this Easter. 

Finally, Ian’s Mobile Farm will make an appearance in the Keelham Courtyard on Thursday 21st April.

Famous for their appearances on The Yorkshire Vet, the mobile farm will be bringing with them a host of animals including guinea pigs, rabbits, tortoise. chickens, chicks, ducklings, ducks, pygmy goats, sheep, donkeys and alpacas, with the free event taking place between 10am-4pm.

The Easter events come after a busy and successful period for the Keelham team who have been awarded a number of prestigious industry accolades over recent months including the Best Farm Shop & Deli in the North of England for second year in a row at the Great British Food Awards at the end of last year.

The award, which is voted for by the public is one of the most sought-after industry awards for Farm Shops.  Aimed at celebrating the country’s finest artisan products and businesses, the judging panel includes a number of well-known and respected chefs and food and drink experts including Shaun Rankin, Michel Roux Jnr and Tom Rhodes amongst many more. 

Committed to supporting locally grown and produced products, over the last 6 years the Keelham team champion over 400 local farmers, growers and suppliers with the store offering customers an award-winning butchery, bakery, coffee bar, local ales, wines and a floristry as well as the Keelham Kitchen Restaurant and Mezz Café.

For more information and to book Easter events online visit