'Yorkshire Day' 💮 1st August




Here is a new CST activities page to celebrate 'Yorkshire Day', which takes place on 1st August. At 2.9m acres, t is the biggest county in the UK.


Begin by asking who was born or brought up in Yorkshire?

Who has visited or holidayed there?

What do members like about Yorkshire - the people, the places, the food and drink, the weather?


Has anyone a story to tell about Yorkshire?




Phrases


Here are some well known and often said Yorkshire phrases. Discuss their meaning ...


- By 'eck (expression of surprise)

- Shut year cake ole (be quiet)

- Fancy a brew? (would you like a cup of tea?)

- I’ll tell thee that f’ nowt (I'll tell you something for nothing)

- Flippin ‘eck, ow much? (that's expensive)

- Where there’s muck, there’s brass (work hard for your money)

- Na’ then (calm down)

- Tha’sen (yourself)

- Nesh (someone who gets cold easily)

- Bobby dazzler (excellent)

- Cadge (borrow)

- Daft as a brush (silly)

- Was tha born in a barn (shut the door)

- Ee by gum (goodness!)

- Ay up (hello)

- Ow do (how are you?)

- Nowt (nothing)

- Mardy cow (you're unhappy)

- Do it for thissen (do it for yourself!)

- Ya little tyke (cheeky)

- Sarnie (sandwich)

- Chip butty wi' scraps, cheers (chip sandwich)

- Scran (food)

- Ta luv! (thanks)

- Chuffed as bits (pleased)

- Chuffing 'eck (gosh)

- Addled (drunk)

- Duck (friend)

- Ta'ra (goodbye)




Yorkshire man's motto


"Ear all, see all, say nowt;

Eat all, sup all, pay nowt;

And if ivver tha does owt fer nowt –

Allus do it fer thissen."






Complete the rhyme ...


"Oh, the grand old Duke of **** He had ten thousand *** He marched them up to the top of the **** And he marched them down *****

And when they were up, they were ** And when they were down, they were **** And when they were only half-way ** They were neither up nor ****."



You might want to discuss Andrew & Sarah Ferguson and their children Beatrice and Eugenie at this point, or not?








MUSIC & PICTURE QUIZ


Round 1. About Yorkshire


1. What is the name of this cathedral?



2. What are the streets close to the cathedral called?

Which wizarding shop was inspired by this place?



3. Name this bay, which is associated with a folklore character who "robbed from the rich and gave to the poor"?


Here is a link to the TV theme - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmaS97Uinvg

(Song is about half way through the video)



4. Name this wall, which is about an hours drive North?

How long do you think it is? (It connected east to west coasts)



5. Name this Yorkshire seaside town, beginning with 'W'?



6. Which fictional (hopefully!) horror character is associated with this place?

Who wrote the book?



7. Name the vintage railway line, which runs from Pickering to Whitby (18 miles)?



8. Which 1970 children's movie was set here?



9. What is the name of the highest pub in Great Britain (1,732 feet / 528m above sea level)?



10. Which 1981 horror movie was set partly in the Yorkshire Moors?

What was the name of the pub?



Song break - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTLl6Uq959g


11. What does BAHT'AT mean?





Round 2. People


Name these famous Yorkshire born and bred (or associated with) people and discuss what they are or were famous for ...


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'The North' sketch - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwW7QZbmNFg&t=273s



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Video break - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=10154600975252925


17. Name the two comedians?



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Song break - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOFZ2Y4_1Jg


23. Before listening, which four herbs are sung in the first line?





Round 3. Art & Literature


24. Who starred in the 1943 movie 'Jane Eyre'?



25. Where did the Brontë sisters live?




26. Which book is the TV series 'All Creatures Great And Small' based on?

Name the dog?


Here is the TV theme - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6aquEsK_JQ&t=58s



27. Name the TV series?

Name the actors?



28. What is the name of the pub in the TV series?



29. Name the TV comedy series?

Name the characters?



30. Name the TV cop series?

Name the actor?


Here is the TV theme - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-QrPT2yuCw



31. What was the name of the 1969 Ken movie about a young lad who adopts a fledgling bird and trains it and himself in the art of falconry?

Who directed it?



32. What was the name of the 1996 movie about a local band from a former mining town completing in a national competition?

Who is pictured on the left?


Movie clip - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uQcDXZ9WVQ



33. Name the 1997 movie where a group of unemployed steel workers took up strip dancing to make ends meet?


Here is THAT dance (language warning) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70TBABOzKSk


By the way, who is singing THAT song?



34. What was the name of the 2003 movie about a group of ladies fundraising for cancer support by having semi nude photos taken? (This is a real image of them.)


Who, pictured below, starred in that movie?





Song break - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fk-4lXLM34g


Factoids:


- Kate was the first British female artist to have a self-written number one hit, with 'Withering Heights'

- Kate was the first British female artist to have an album enter the UK charts at number one, with 'Never For Ever'

- Kate invented the hands-free radio microphone headset for her 1979 'Tour Of Life'

- Kate is the oldest female in the world ever to have a number one, with 'Running Up That Hill' (which gained favour after it featured in the Netflix series 'Stranger Things')


Did you know there is also a worldwide 'Red Dress Day' on her birthday 30th July?


Here is a clip - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8jQl_zOKm4


35. So anyway, the question is: True or False. Kate Bush shares her birthday with Emily Bronte?




Round 4. Bits & Bobs


36. Name the food item?



37. Name the food item?



38. What is a 'Pontefract Cake' made out of?



39. What flavour is 'Parkin Cake'?



40. Which actor advertises Yorkshire Tea?



41. What is the name of the chap who advertised 'Halifax Bank'?



42. Name the tart?



43. Name the characters?

What is their favourite cheese?



44. What do people from this neck of the woods call Mushy Peas?



'Four Yorkshiremen Sketch' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKHFZBUTA4k


45. Name the four comedians?



Last but one song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPudE8nDog0


46. Who was the lead singer (band from Sheffield)?



Final song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZVpR3Pk-r8


47. Who was the lead singer (band from Leeds)?



Or this one - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehfiQd7lcPY


For this song, everyone could stand up and make a 'Caravan Of Love' - dance in a line or hold hands ...


48. What was the band that followed called?




Refreshments suggestions


Or a shandy ...


But, sadly, they're not for girls!!!





ANSWERS


1. York Minster


2. The Shambles


3. Robin Hood's Bay


4. Hadrian's Wall / 73 miles


5. Whitby


6. Dracula / Bram Stoker


7. North Yorkshire Moors Railway


8. 'The Railway Children'


9. Tan Hill Inn


10. 'An American Werewolf In London' / 'The Slaughtered Lamb'


11. Without A Hat On


12. Thora Hird


13. Judi Dench


14. Victoria Wood


15. Jeremy Clarkson


16. Alan Bennett


17. Hale & Pace


18. John Noakes & Shep


19. James Martin


20. Ed Sheeran


21. Jane McDonald


22. Jodie Whittaker


23. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme


24. Joan Fontaine & Orson Welles


25. 'Howarth Parsonage'


26. 'It Shouldn't Happen To A Vet', written by James Herriot


27. 'Open All Hours' / David Jason & Ronnie Corbett


28. 'The Woolpack'


29. 'Last Of The Summer Wine' / Compo, Clegg, Nora Batty & Foggy


30. 'Heartbeat' / Nick Berry


31. 'Kes' / Ken Loach


32. 'Brassed Off' / Ewan McGregor


33. 'The Full Monty' / Tom Jones


34. 'The Calendar Girls' / Helen Mirren


35. True


36. Yorkshire Pudding


37 Eccles Cake


38.Liquorice


39. Ginger


40. Sean Bean


41. Howard


42. Bakewell tart


43. Wallace & Gromit / Wensleydale


44. 'Yorkshire Caviar'


45. Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graham Chapman & Marty Feldman


46. Phil Oakey


47. Mark Almond


48. 'The Beautiful South'