Local Events

Happy Yorkshire Day  (for Wednesday 1 Aug)

           —   Events in brief:  —

1. Tue 31 July 2pm: “A Natter with Bishop Nick” – Settle Parish Church
2. Tue 31 July: Castleberg Crag Development Plans – Public Consultation
     4.30pm-6.30pm. Victoria Hall, Settle
3. Wed 1 Aug Slimming World – Settle Catholic Church 9.30am
4. Th 2 Aug 7.30pm: Scottish Dancing Class Party: St John’s Ch Hall Settle

5. Sat 4 Aug: Tot Lord  Settle local history walk – led by Richard Whinray:
  5.30 pm to 7.15 pm.  Repeated:
  Sat 11 Aug; Sat 18 Aug; Sat 25 Aug; Sat 1  Sept

6. Sun 5 Aug: Songs of Praise: Halton Gill 3pm on the Green or Reading Room.
7. Tue 7 Aug: Coffee Morning for the Smile Train at St Johns Church Settle
8. Fri 10 Aug 2pm – The Water-Powered Organ, Talk- Settle Parish Church

9. Sat 11 Aug: Note: No Summer Fair at Holy Ascension – this has
    been postponed till next year
10. Sun 12 Aug: 11–16 CCG Rocks & Fossils Workshop. Far Westhouse. Pls Book
11. Sat 18 Aug: Langcliffe Show www.langcliffeonline.net/2915-show-news

12. Sat 23 Aug CCG Insect day: Broadrake Farm (www.broadrake.co.uk), Ribblehead
13. 8 Sept Introducing Permaculture – a 1 day course, at Airton, N Yorks,
14. 10 Sept: Craven Speakers Club Skipton www.craven-speakers.org.uk/

15. 19 Sept: Amnesty Letter Writing: (No Meeting in Aug)   Also:
Sept 19th; Oct 17th; Nov 21; Dec 19th 5pm-7.30pm Friends Meeting House Settle

        ***  Events in detail:-  ***

1. Tue 31 July: “A Natter with Nick” – Settle Parish Church – a special,
one-off,  question and answer session in church from 2pm with Bishop Nick of
Leeds Anglican Diocese.  Bishop Nick is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 2
and BBC Radio 4,  ‘Thought for the Day,’ an active member of the House of
Lords and a regular blogger.  https://nickbaines.wordpress.com/ 

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2. Tue 31 July: Castleberg Crag Development Plans – Public Consultation
Victoria Hall Settle. Castleberg Crag is the big cliff in the centre of
Settle.  4.30pm-6.30pm. You  can read more here:-
http://www.settletowncouncil.org.uk/latest-news/public-consultation-castlebergh-crag-2/

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3. Wed 1 Aug Slimming World – Settle Catholic Church 9.30am
Just think how much lighter you would feel if you could loose a stone of
weight..  Like not having to carry round a watering can of water all day.

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4. Th 2 Aug 7.30pm – Scottish Dancing Party at St John’s Church Hall
www.settle-scottish-dancing.org.uk  (Some knowledge of Scottish dancing needed)

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5. Sat 4 Aug: Tot Lord  local history walk – led by Richard Whinray:
   repeated on:
Sat 11 Aug
Sat 18 Aug
Sat 25 Aug
Sat 1  Sept

Duration 5.30 pm to 7.15 pm. Meet outside Settle TIC. Minimum Donation £4.00
All proceeds to the NSPCC. e-mail or ring to confirm attendance …. 
TeL: 01729554086 e-mail:  rwhinray@yahoo.co.uk

Judith’s note: These are excellent walks –  

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6. Sun 5 Aug: Songs of Praise at Halton Gill  at 3pm on the Green or in the
Reading Room.  Park in car park on left & walk up if possible. Let Mark
Houston know if you can come.  01756 770419.

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7. Tue 7 Aug: Coffee Morning for the Smile Train at St Johns Church Settle
10am-midday

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8. Fri 10 Aug 2pm – The Water-Powered Organ, – The history and secrets of
Holy Ascension’s Binns Organ – Organ builder and restorer, Mark Wood is slim
enough to get in behind  the pipes and bellows of the organ and was able to
find his way out again.  See what he saw and hear how it all works [Free]

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9 Sat 11 Aug: Note: No summer fair at Holy Ascension. This has been postponed until next year

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10. Sun 12 Aug
11.00 – 16.00   Rocks and Fossils Workshop.
Join Roger and Liz Neale at Bank House, West House. (SD 677742) examining
rocks and fossils.  There will be a short walk to search for the Permian
Brockram exposure  (a rare occurrence in this area.) Bring a packed lunch,
tea and biscuits provided in the  afternoon. Limited numbers.BOOKING
ESSENTIAL.  Please call Roger and Liz on 01524 241155

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11. Sat 18 Aug: Langcliffe Show www.langcliffeonline.net/2915-show-news

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12. Sat 23 Aug Insect day at Broadrake Farm (www.broadrake.co.uk)
Come along to find and record as many species as possible at this small 4
acre site,  complete with wildlife pond, meadow (under restoration),
limestone outcrops,  young native trees and lots of grasses, mosses and
lichens.  Bring a digital camera to record your findings and a picnic to sit
and enjoy the views!  Broadrake is at SD740792, just a short walk from
Ribblehead where  there is plenty of parking and circular walk options back
to the viaduct.  Drop-in event for those on foot, bike or horse.Please call
on 015242 41357  if you wish to park at Broadrake, otherwise booking not
required.  

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13. 8 Sept Introducing Permaculture – a 1 day course, at Airton, N Yorks,
led by Simon Watkins  (Airton Creative Services) and Charlie Gray of
Horton Community Farm, Bradford,   http://bit.ly/2kljZKc

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14. 10 Sept: Craven Speakers Club restarts
http://www.craven-speakers.org.uk/  Skipton

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15. Amnesty Letter Writing:
August: No Meeting
Wed Sept 19th
Oct 17th
Nov 21
Dec 19th
5pm – 7.30pm

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