Local Events Update

Via Judith A

Tonight Craven Conservation Group has a film and discussion “In our Hands” by
the Landworkers Alliance. It will be led by Melanie Fryer, at Townhead Court.
Do come early to guarantee a seat/place. It includes topics such as food
quality, soil health, conservation and animal welfare.

For those who missed the Historic Churches of Settle Tour, I wrote a blogpost:
http://rainforest-save.blogspot.co.uk/2018/03/settles-historic-churches-walk-8-march.html

           ****  Events in Brief: ****

1. 26 March: CCG Film & Discussion: In Our Hands – Townhead Ct, Settle
2. Mon 26 Mar: Craven Speakers Club, Skipton 7.45pm Have Fun, Gain skills
3. Settle Slimming World. 9.30am Catholic Church Hall

4. Wed 28 March: Kirkby Lonsdale -Insect Wildlife Talk
5. Wed 28 March: Eco Nite discussion at 7.00 p.m. at The Royal Oak.
6. 30 Mar: Settle’s own Good Friday Passion Play in streets. 10.30– 12noon

7. Sun 1 Apr:6.30am “Sunrise” Open-air service: Settle Millennium Garden
8. 4-11 Apr: British Bryol Soc (Mosses) Meeting in Swaledale
9. 6-8 April: Settle Stories Festival. www.settlestories.org.uk/festival

10. Sat 7 Apr: The Yorks Nats conference in York: Non-native species
11. Mon 9 Apr: Craven Speakers Club – Skipton – Gain skills, Have Fun
12. 11 Apr: Settle Justice & Peace gp: Refugees and local activities.

13. 14 Apr: Quiz night at St John’s Church Settle
14. Sun 15 Apr: Settle Messy Church for families. St Johns. 3.30pm
15. 15 April: CCG: “Wildlife Tracking”

16. Fri 20 Apr: Churches Together Barn Dance: Settle Cath Church Hall
17. 21 Apr:  Give and Take Day Victoria Hall, Settle
18. Mon 23 Apr: Kirkby Lonsdale talk:  Swifts

19. Wed 25 Apr: 10.30 CCG walk from Storrs Common, Ingleton. Booking needed
20. Fri 27 Apr: FIESTA MUSICA Concert St Alkelda’s Church, Giggleswick, 7.30

     ***  IN DETAIL ***

1. 26 March: CCG Talk: “In Our Hands” – film night. The Land Workers
Alliance support small scale food  producers and traditional farms. There are
many values associated with mixed farms,  such as food quality, soil health,
conservation and animal welfare.  7.30pm at Townhead Court, Settle, BD24 9HY

Melanie Fryer NW Regional Coordinator for the Land Workers Alliance will lead
a discussion on these topics and answer  questions after the film
www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk
https://landworkersalliance.org.uk/

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2. Mon 26 March Craven Speakers Club  28 Otley St Skipton 7.45pm  www.craven-speakers.org.uk

Please encourage people to try this. We learn so much and have a good evening.

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3. Settle Slimming World. 9.30am Catholic Church Hall

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4. Wed 28 March – Why are the sounds of summer fading away?  7:30pm – 9:00pm
Talk by Nigel Gilligan on the decline of biodiversity with an emphasis on
invertebrates and a warning for the future.  Recommended donation £2.50

Organised by Kirkby Lonsdale Local Support Group of Cumbria Wildlife Trust
Bective Room,Lunesdale Hall,Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, LA6 2BG

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 5. Eco Nite will be on Wednesday, 28th March at 7.00 p.m. at The Royal Oak.

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6. Fri 30 Mar: Settle Good Friday Passion Play in streets. 10.30– 12noon
http://rainforest-save.blogspot.co.uk/2018/03/settle-passion-play-2018.html

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7. Sun 1  Apr:  6.30am “Dawn” Open air service in Settle Millennium Gardens

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8. 4-11 Apr: British Bryol Soc (Mosses) Meeting in Swaledale
http://rbg-web2.rbge.org.uk/bbs/meetings/forthcoming.htm#spring18

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9. 6-8 April: Settle Stories Festival. Book these dates.

1 weekend, 1 Yorkshire Dales Market Town,
 70+ Artistic Experiences: www.settlestories.org.uk/festival


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10. Sat 7 Apr The Yorkshire Naturalists’ Union conference will be held on
Saturday 7th April 2018 in the Ron Cooke Hub,  University of York, on the
theme of ‘Non-native species: research, recording  and the conservation agenda.’
www.ynu.org.uk/conference2018

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11. Mon 9 Apr: Craven Speakers Club – One of the last chances you’ll have this academic year to attend Craven Speakers Club – do give it a try.

Just to see what it is like.. and you can make a start ready for next year.
www.craven-speakers.org.uk  7.45pm  the Soroptimist Rooms, Otley St Skipton BD23 1EW

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12. 11 Apr Settle Justice and Peace group: Talk on Refugees and local
activities. Settle Friends Meeting House.

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13. 14 Apr: Quiz night at St John’s Church Settle

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14. 15 April: CCG: “Wildlife Tracking” Introduction to Wildlife Tracking
Skills, led by Lea Eyre.  location to be confirmed, but we will meet at Settle Swimming Pool Car Park. most likely at 10am in the morning and will travel together.  Details to follow. However if you would like to come please email me to book now as numbers will be limited. Details to follow
www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk

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15. Sun 15 Apr: Settle Messy church for families. St Johns. 3.30pm

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16. Fri 20 Apr Churches Together Barn Dance – Settle Cath Church Hall

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17. 21 April  Give and take Day Victoria Hall, Settle
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18. Mon 23 April – Swifts – 7:30pm – 9:00pm – Illustrated talk by
 by Tanya and Edmund Hoare  (Yes same speakers as at Settle the month before)

Organised by Kirkby Lonsdale Local Support Group of Cumbria Wildlife Trust
Bective Room, Lunesdale Hall, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, LA6 2BG
Suggested donation £2.50 for adults and free for children.
Includes tea and biscuits. NON MEMBERS VERY WELCOME
For further information please call Roger Neale on 015242 41155

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19. Wed 25 April- 10.30 – Storrs Common , Ingleton Walk, led by Liz and Roger
Neale. Meet at Ingleton Village Square at 10.30am- Bring packed lunch for a
full day.  Early spring flowers, ferns, old industrial history related to the
underlying limestone.  Please book by phoning Roger Neale – 01524 241155

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20. Fri 27 Apr: FIESTA MUSICA – The Ever-Changing Sounds of Music from Bach
to the Present Day.  St Alkelda’s Church, Giggleswick, 7.30-9.30pm
An Evening Concert of Music by Bach, Rachmaninov, Debussy, Strauss, Poulenc,
Fisher and others for Piano,  Clarinet and Piano, and Organ
Performers: Alison Marshall and Paul Fisher
Admission free. Donations encouraged.

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I hope you can find a few events of interest and attend some of them

All the best for Easter

Best wishes from

Judith Allinson

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