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Easter and beyond events

1. Fri 15 Apr: Settle Passion Play – 
The Good Friday street drama, Journey to the Cross, is happening tomorrow (15 April) – or maybe today by the time you read this). To see the whole drama, please come to St John’s Methodist Church, off Church Street, ready for a 10.30am start. There are children’s costumes available to wear whilst going around the town. The second venue is Millennium Garden, Kirkgate, at approximately 10.50, then the Market Place at approximately 11.10, followed by a walk down to Holy Ascension church for the crucifixion scene. Folk are welcome to join at any point. Refreshments are served inside the church afterwards.

See pictures on facebook here  of the rehearsal on Wednesday

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2. Sun 17 April: Early Morning service 7am Churches together :  It begins at 7am, for about half an hour. Please gather in the green area opposite Victoria Hall, between the railway line & the Quaker Meeting House. It will be followed by a simple breakfast in the Quaker Meeting House next door.

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3.  Mon and other dates:  Nordic walking Nordic walking fitness walks..
.Mon 9am and Friday 10.30am from Settle.
Tuesdays 9.15am from Austwick, Clapham or Ingleton, 
Wed 1.30pm from Long Preston
£5. Poles provided.  Not sure about Easter Dates
Please book by calling Jo Wulf at 07966 981985 or email jowulf@wolftracks.co.uk 
https://wolftracks.co.uk/home/nordic-walking-sessions/
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4.  Wed 20 Apr: Settle Slimming World:  Settle Social Club, Duke St Settle
Weds 9am 10.30am & 6.30pm. No booking required. Details: contact Maxine 07713020736

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5. Wed 20 Apr: Coffee Morning at St John’s Church Settle 10.30-12 . held every week
The Coffee morning on 20 April is for Ukraine. 

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6: No Scottish Dancing on 21 April.
   Thur 28 April: Scottish Dancing Class  7.30pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle BD24 9JH
Visitors, new members and beginners welcome. £3-00 per  session and every Thursday – Except over Easter (None on 14 and 21 April)

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7. Mon 25 Apr: Craven Speakers Club
The Soroptimists Room, 28 Otley Street, Skipton, BD23 1EW
Arrive 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. This meeting will include a talk/workshop on how to evaluate a speech at a speakers club.

At Speakers Clubs people give a 7 minute speech then a more experienced member  evaluates the speech and shows some good features or the presentation and some tips on how the speech could be improved.  The workshop will give methods of doing this.

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8.  Fri 1 May: Churches Together and Craven Conservation Group
– Walk for the Climate.
The walk will be a much shorter one  this time. There will be a Lambing Service at NewHouses Farm, Horton in Ribblesdale at 3pm and the walk will start there and follow this.

On 1 April we walked up Penyghent. We visited Hull Pot and Hunt Pot en route and saw the saxifage. It was so clear we could see Wales in the south west.

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9. Sat 7 May: Settle Parish Church 10am-12.30pm ‘Living out our faith: a practical response to climate change.’ led by Jemima Parker, CofE Leeds diocesan environment adviser

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10. Sat 7 May: Yorkshire Naturalists’ Union Bryophytes Group visit to Rawthay Bridge near Sedburgh
https://www.ynu.org.uk/news-events/events/eventdetail/19/-/bryological-section-vc65

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11: Wed 11 May: Workshop:  Introduction to Lichens   for beginners   2pm-5pm and repeat workshop 6pm-9pm Please book  St Mary’s Church, Embsay. Led by Judith Allinson

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12. Sat 21 May: Yorkshire Naturalists Union field Meeting at Jervaux Abbey
https://www.ynu.org.uk/news-events/events/eventdetail/6/-/vc65-excursion-jervaux-abbey-estate

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13.   Austwick May Walk / Primrose walk – A good Rogation occasion – meet at the Church at 1pm – Bluebells, Primroses and many more flowers. Judith Allinson will be leading a group looking specially at flowers.

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14.  Sun May 22: 7pm: Keasden Lambing Service at the New Burial Ground adjacent to St Matthew’s Church Keasden.

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15. Sat 28 May: Open Day– St John’s Methodist Church Settle – User Groups stalls, displays, demonstrations etc. – Book this date.

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Happy Easter

Best wishes
from
Judith Allinson

 

 
Events in Detail 

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1. Mon 28 March: Craven Speakers Club 
The Soroptimists Room, 28 Otley Street, Skipton, BD23 1EW
Arrive 7.15pm for 7.30pm start.
Come and enjoy an evening out,and improve your speaking skills. You don’t have to speak if you don’t want to – you can just watch.  £5-00 Visitors. We meet fortnightly.
These are wonderful sessions and there are only four more left after this one.
Do come. If you have been thinking”I must try that one day” – do try it now before it is too late. I can give a lift from Settle.

They are a bit like Toastmasters.
Self Help books recommend them. – for improving confidence, charisma and credibility.
What have you got to loose by trying a session?

www.craven-speakers.org.uk

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2.  Mon 28 March: and other dates:  Nordic walking Nordic walking fitness walks..
.Mon 9am and Friday 10.30am from Settle.
Tuesdays 9.15am from Austwick, Clapham or Ingleton,
Wed 1.30pm from Long Preston
£5. Poles provided.
Please book by calling Jo Wulf at 07966 981985 or email jowulf@wolftracks.co.uk
https://wolftracks.co.uk/home/nordic-walking-sessions/
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3. Tue 29 March: Coffee, then Light Lunch – i.e. Soup or Baked potatoes at Settle Parish Church: c.10am-1.15pm

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4.  Wed 30 Mar: Settle Slimming World:  Settle Social Club, Duke St Settle
Weds 9am 10.30am & 6.30pm. No booking required. Details: contact Maxine 07713020736

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5. Wed 30 Mar: Coffee Morning at St John’s Church Settle 10.30-12 . held every week  – Donations – Please tell friends who would like somewhere warm to go on a Wednesday morning..

Note the Coffee Morning the following week 6 March will be for Ukraine

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6. Wed 30 Mar: Chair Based exercise classes for older adults who wish to keep active: Wednesdays 11am at Limestone View, weekly classes at Austwick Village Hall day tbc or 1:1 in your own home. Please book by calling Jo Wulf at 07966 981985 or email jowulf@wolftracks.co.uk  https://wolftracks.co.uk/home/chair-based-exercise-classes/

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7.  Thur 31 March: Scottish Dancing Class  7.30pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle BD24 9JH
Visitors, new members and beginners welcome. £3-00 per  session and every Thursday

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8.  Fri 1 Apr: Churches Together and Craven Conservation Group – Walk for the Climate. Start 12.00 midday. from The Old School, Horton in Ribblesdale. We will go up the easy route. It is 5 miles total there and back, but a lot of height. You need to wear hiking boots or strong supportive footwear, and bring warm clothes and packed lunch. Please contact  01729 822138 judithallinson22@gmail.com for more details and to book.
See my write ups of  1 March: Helwith Bridge Walk
1st Feb – an  Excellent walk from Giggleswick to Close House and back via the Ribble

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9. Fri  1 Apr: Yorkshire Naturalists’ Union Zoom Chat Meeting. 7.30pm
This is the last YNU Zoom Chat Meeting as they are now stopping for summer.
Meet other naturalists from Yorkshire
This meeting is open to members of the YNU and members of a local Natural history group that is affiliated – e.g. Wharfedale Nats, Craven Conservation Group.  Details at bit.ly/ynu-zoom-chat  and  ynu.org.uk/news-events/events/eventdetail/27/-/ynu-zoom-chat-meetings

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10. Settle Passion Play – Practices are taking place ready for the open air play on Friday 18 April. If you would like to help in any way please contact Sally Waterson 01729 822311

Best wishes
from
Judith Allinson

 

Dear Mark

1. Fri 15 Apr: Settle Passion Play – (Sorry I got the  day right but  date wrong in the last email)
The Good Friday street drama, Journey to the Cross, is happening tomorrow (15 April). (Maybe today if you read this late)
To see the whole drama, please come to St John’s Methodist Church, on Church Street, ready for a 10.30am start. There are children’s costumes available to wear whilst going around the town. The second venue is Millennium Garden, Kirkgate, at approximately 10.50, then the Market Place at approximately 11.10, followed by a walk down to Holy Ascension church for the crucifixion scene. Folk are welcome to join at any point. Refreshments are served inside the church afterwards.
See pictures of the dress rehearsal on Sednesday
https://www.facebook.com/judith.allinson.7/posts/10159714816287527

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2. Sun 17 Apr: 7am Open Air Service outside the Friends Meeting House
It begins at 7am, for about half an hour. Please gather in the green area opposite Victoria Hall, between the railway line & the Quaker Meeting House. It will be followed by a simple breakfast in the Quaker Meeting House next door.

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3.   Nordic walking Nordic walking fitness walks..
.Mon 9am and Friday 10.30am from Settle.
Tuesdays 9.15am from Austwick, Clapham or Ingleton, 
Wed 1.30pm from Long Preston
£5. Poles provided. 
I am not sure about Easter Times
Please book by calling Jo Wulf at 07966 981985 or email jowulf@wolftracks.co.uk 
https://wolftracks.co.uk/home/nordic-walking-sessions/
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4.  Wed 20 Apr: Settle Slimming World:  Settle Social Club, Duke St Settle
Weds 9am 10.30am & 6.30pm. No booking required. Details: contact Maxine 07713020736

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5. Wed 20 Apr: Coffee Morning at St John’s Church Settle 10.30-12 . held every week The Coffee morning on 20 April is for Ukraine. 

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6. NO SCOTTISH DANCING on 21 April
Thur 28 April: Scottish Dancing Class  7.30pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle BD24 9JH

Visitors, new members and beginners welcome. £3-00 per  session and every Thursday – Except over Easter (None on 14 and 21 April)

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7. Mon 25 Apr: Craven Speakers Club
The Soroptimists Room, 28 Otley Street, Skipton, BD23 1EW
Arrive 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. This meeting will include a talk/workshop on how to evaluate a speech at a speakers club.

At Speakers clubs people give a 7 minute speech then a more experienced member  evaluates the speech and shows some good features or the presentation and some tips on how the speech could be improved.  The workshop will give methods of doing this.

Come and enjoy an evening out,and improve your speaking skills. You don’t have to speak if you don’t want to – you can just watch.  £5-00 Visitors. We meet fortnightly.
www.craven-speakers.org.uk

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8.  Fri 1 May: Churches Together and Craven Conservation Group
– Walk for the Climate
.
The walk will be a much shorter one  this time. There will be a Lambing Service at NewHouses Farm, Horton in Ribblesdale at 3pm and the walk will start there and follow this.

On 1 April will walked up Penyghent. We visited Hull Pot and Hunt Pot en route and saw the saxifage. It was so clear we could see Wales in the south west.

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9. Sat 7 May: Yorkshire Naturalists Union Bryophytes Group visit to Rawthay Bridge
https://www.ynu.org.uk/news-events/events/eventdetail/19/-/bryological-section-vc65

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10.  Wed 11 May: Introduction to Lichens for beginners  Workshop:   of churchyards   2pm-5pm and repeat workshop 6pm-9pm Please book St Mary’s Church, Embsay. Led by Judith Allinson

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11. Sat  21 May  YNU Field Meeting at Jervaux  Abbey
https://www.ynu.org.uk/news-events/events/eventdetail/6/-/vc65-excursion-jervaux-abbey-estate

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12. Austwick, Yorks Dales: Sun 22 May: Austwick May Walk / Primrose walk – A good Rogation occasion – meet at the Church at 1pm – Bluebells, Primroses and many more flowers. – I will be leading a group interested in flowers.

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13. Keasden: (Forest of Bowland, near Yorks Dales) Sun May 22: 7pm: Keasden Lambing Service at the New Burial Ground adjacent to St Matthew’s Church Keasden.

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14. Sat 28 May: Open Day– St John’s Methodist Church Settle – User Groups stalls, displays, demonstrations etc. – Book this date.

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Happy Easter.

Best wishes
from
Judith Allinson

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