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About The Countryman

The Countryman is one of the oldest, most respected countryside magazines in the world. It appears every month and is read by thousands of people throughout Britain and overseas, who share its concerns for the countryside, the people who live and work in it, and its wildlife.

The Countryman focuses on the rural issues of today and tomorrow, as well as including features on the people, places, history and wildlife that make the British countryside so special.

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The latest from Mark Whitley's Country Diary

A new rural almanac

0 Lia Leendertz

When award-winning garden and food writer Lia Leendertz decided to revive the tradition of the rural almanac for a new audience, she wanted to raise the money to publish the book through crowdfunding.

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Flights of memory

0 The work of artist Angela Harding, including Shippen Curlew, is on show at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park this month. Image courtesy the artist/YSP

This winter, Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) presents Flights of Memory by painter and printmaker Angela Harding. The artist’s largest ever solo exhibition presents a striking collection of prints and paintings inspired by the thriving wildlife of Britain.

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CPRE at ninety

0 CPRE logo

CPRE celebrates its ninetieth anniversary this month with a special discussion on the future of rural England at the Museum of English Rural Life on Thursday 1st December.

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The lullaby of the bees

0 The Blue Lullaby CD cover

The band BE was formed at Christmas 2014 as a collaboration between artist Wolfgang Buttress, musicians Tony Foster, Kev Bales, Deirdre Bencsik and Camille Christel, scientist Dr Martin Bencsik — and 40,000 honey bees.

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