Settle Events in the Area

Three sets of practical conservation activities:
CCG, YWT and Bank Newton Meadow Project
Swimming classes on Friday mornings at 8am,
with Debbie at Giggleswick School Pool.
NB: if there is interest, a 9.15am session may be started too.

EVENTS IN BRIEF:

1 Sat 28 Jan 4pm. Singing Workshop at St John’s Meth Church, Settle
- led by Gillian Cummins of the Iona Community
2. Sat 28 Jan 5.30pmish tea for the above
3. Sat 28 Jan 7pm “The Big Sing” – More of the above

4. Mon 30 Jan: “Bones in Caves” by Tom Lord, Townhead Court 7.30pm CCG
5. Tue 31 Jan: 9am Slimming World – Victoria Hall, Settle
6. Tue 31 Jan 7pm Slimming World – Vic Hall,Settle

7. Wed 1 Feb YWT Reserve Task Day: Scrub Clearance
8. Thur 2 Feb Scottish Dancing Class, St John’s Ch Settle 7.30pm
9. Fri 3 Jan 8am: Giggleswick Gliders: Swimming: + Debbie: Giggleswick Sc

10. Fri 3 Jan 9am: Athlefit Ladies Keepfit/Circuit Training. Scout Hall, Settle
11. 4 Feb: Day Workshop: Principles of good storytelling. Friends M H  Settle
12. Sat 4 Feb: 10am for 2 hours: Bank Newton meadow project work party.

13. Mon 6 Feb Craven Speakers Club – Skipton 7.45pm
14. Tue 7 Feb Coffee Morning: St John’s Church 10am by/for Messy Church
15. Wed 15 Feb Writing letters for Amnesty. Friends Meeting House

16. Feb 10-12 Listening Skills – Speaking to be heard. Settle Hub
17. 16 Feb YWT Work party: Rush Clearance: Ashes Pasture: near Ribblehead
18. Sun 17 Feb Jan Messy Church  3.30pm Fun, St John’s Church Hall, Settle

19. Fri 17 Feb: Austwick film Night at 7.30 Film:  ‘I Daniel Blake’
20. 6-9pm Bentham Methodist Church “Just Food” Eco-Event Churches Together
21. Sat 25 Feb 10:00 – 15:00 Practical Conservation at Cleatop Park Wood

22. 27 Feb 19.30: RSPB Investigations: ‘From the camo to the courtroom’ CCG
23. Fri 3 March Women’s World Day of Prayer
24. 4 March: Growing a Dementia Friendly Church workshop Harrogate

25:  30 March: YWT work: Southerscales, Chapel le Dale
26. 1 Apr: A Vocal Toolkit – voice and movement. workshop
27. Sat 8 Apr: York: YNU Conference at York concentrating
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EVENTS IN DETAIL

1. Sat 28 Jan 4pm. Singing Workshop: Settle Methodist Church
- led by Gillian Cummins of the Iona Community .
OPEN TO ALL
2. Sat 28 Jan followed by tea, followed by ..

3. Sat 28 Jan 7pm “The Big Sing” – More of the above
www.settle-methodists.org.uk

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4. Mon 30 Jan: “Bones in Caves” talk by archaeologist Tom Lord at Townhead
Court, Settle. 7.30pm  CCG www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk

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5. Tue 31 Jan: 9am Slimming World – Victoria Hall, Settle
6. Tue 31 Jan 7pm Slimming World – Vic Hall,Settle

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7. Wed 1 Feb YWT Reserve Task Day: Scrub Clearance
Salt Lake Quarry – grid ref
SD77637851 – nearest postcode – BD24 0HV
This replaces the scrub clearance day on 12 Jan which was cancelled due to snow.
All tasks run from 10am – 4pm. Please wear clothing suitable to the task and
ensure  you bring appropriate layers for all weather! Please also bring
enough  food and drink to last the day. We will provide tools, kit and all
the guidance and expertise you will need.
Lyndsey.smith@ywt.org.uk (07887 418661) or
Andy .cochrane@ywt.org.uk (07787 535784)

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8. Thur 2 Feb Scottish Dancing Class, St John’s Ch Settle 7.30pm
www.settle-scottish-dancing.org.uk

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9. Fri 3 Jan 8am – Giggleswick Gliders – Swimming with Debbie at Giggleswick School
https://www.facebook.com/Giggleswick-Gliders-1288009031220493/

Note if there is sufficient interest, Debbie is keen to start a second group
at 9.15 – but only once several people have booked to go.
IT costs £6-00 a session whichis excellent value for both swimming and
tuition.

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10. Fri 3 Jan 9am – Athlefit Ladies Keepfit/Circuit Training
Scout Hall, Settle

11. 4 Feb: Day Workshop: What’s a Story – understanding the principles of good storytelling. 4th Feb
http://settlestories.org.uk/storytellersart

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12. Sat 4 Feb: 10am for 2 hours: Bank Newton meadow project work party. This
is a project which CCG supports. CCG Members welcome at this event.
The work will be digging out some young trees and blackthorn that are all
going to new homes.   There will be some general clearing to do. Please bring
spades, loppers and saws.  Parking is limited so please car share.
The postcode is BD23 3NT. If you can’t make this one the next
will be planting seeds and plugs in late Spring.
Please contact Melanie Fryer BEFOREHAND – I can give you her contact details

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13.  Mon 6 Feb Craven Speakers Club – Skipton 7.45pm
www.craven-speakers.org.uk
www.speakersclubs.uk

Would you like to learn skills to enable you ro promote your charity more
effectively?
You’ll gain tips and confidence. You can try out a presentation at our club
and get advice . Most importantly you’ll gain practice and encouragement.
Next meetings: 6 & 20 Feb; alternate Mondays 7.45pm, Soroptimists Room, 28
Otley Street Skipton BD23 1EW

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14. Tue Coffee Morning at St John’s Church 10am by/for Messy Church/Bible
Reading Fellowship (which
sponsors Messy Church nationally)  http://www.messychurch.org.uk/
https://www.brf.org.uk/messy-church

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15. Wed 15 Feb Writing letters for Amnesty.
Friends Meeting House 5- 8 – call in for an hour.
We live a comfortable life in Settle and district – Ca we spare
just an  hour to write in support of someone unjustly held in prison?

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16 Feb 10-12 Listening Skills – Speaking to be heard
Jane Cotton will be running a short workshop about listening
skills and giving you some tips and examples of ways to get your message across more clearly when speaking to others.
More info to come
Settle Hub -

Donations to the hub or Settle Timebank members can use their time credits.

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17. YWT Work party:
Rush Clearance
16th February – Ashes Pasture – grid ref
SD77622 78355 – nearest postcode – LA6 3JF
All tasks run from 10am – 4pm. Please wear clothing suitable to the task and
ensure you bring appropriate layers for all weather!   Please also bring
enough food and drink to last the day.  We will provide tools, kit and all
the guidance and expertise you will need.

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18. Sun 17 Feb Jan Messy Church  3.30pm Fun, crafts, celebration, hot food. St
John’s Church Hall, Settle

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19: Fri 17 Feb: Austwick Film Night at 7.30 Film:  ‘I Daniel Blake’ which is pre DVD general release.

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20: 6-9pm Bentham Methodist Church “Just Food” Eco-Event Churches Together in
Bentham http://bit.ly/2jmfjAC

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21: Sat 25 Feb 10:00 – 15:00
Practical Conservation at Cleatop Park Wood Local Nature Reserve
Join us for the day at this local nature reserve. No previous experience
needed. We will provide tools and work gloves.  The practical work will be
light and suitable for a wide range of fitness.  Meet at 10.00 at Greenfoot
Car Park for a half hour walk from Settle to Cleatop  Park Wood. We will be
back to Settle for 15.00. The event is run by Craven  Conservation Group in
partnership with the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.  If you would
like further details please contact Dom on 01729 822403  or even better email
to dominick@env.leeds.ac.uk.

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22. Mon 27 Feb- 19.30 – RSPB Investigations: ‘From the camo to the courtroom’
An illustrated talk by Howard Jones, RSPB Wildlife Crimes Officer. Howard works
for the RSPB Investigations Team in Northern England and raises awareness
of wildlife crime and its impacts by highlighting the work of the
Investigations Team in tackling issues such as bird of prey persecution
in areas such as Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales. Townhead
Court (across the road from Townhead Surgery) in Settle, entrance £3
for nonmembers and £1 for members. All welcome. -

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23. Fri 3 March Women’s World Day of Prayer
http://www.wwdp.org.uk/day-of-prayer/ The Philippines

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24. 4 March: Growing a Dementia Friendly Church + Developing Dementia Friendly
Worship, Venue: Jennyfield Evangelical Church, Grantley Drive, Harrogate, HG3 2 XU.
http://wellspringtherapy.co.uk/training-courses/growing-dementia-friendly-church-developing-dementia-friendly-worship-sat-4-march-2017/

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25. : Drystone walling and top wiring
30th March – Southerscales – grid ref SD74257
76686 – nearest postcode – LA6 3JE
There is very limited roadside parking at these
reserves. Please aim to meet on foot at the grid
reference given for 10am. If you would like more
informa

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