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Events in Settle from Judith

** EVENTS **
1. Thur 26 Jan 2pm-4pm – St John’s church Settle has every Thursday afternoons as its “Warm space afternoon” . 2-4.30pm. The church and coffee lounge are open: Free coffee, a place to charge you phone, sit, work, chat; The film “Calendar Girls” will be shown today at about 2.30pm. (Other places in Settle have Warm Spaces on other days)

2. Thur 26 Jan: 7.30pm: Craven Conservation Group talk by Zoë Pickup: “What lies beneath? – A brief look at the ecology of fresh water microscopic organisms St John’s Church, Settle BD24 9NT 
(£5-00 visitors – £1-00 members – Note Membership has been held at £8-00 – So you only have to come to two meetings to have got your membership subscription back.)
We have had several requests to make it available by for zoom as well:
When you click on this link you will have to register first by giving your email.
You will then be given the link to click on to come to the meeting.

3. Thur 26 Jan (and every Thursday)   7.30pm Scottish Dancing Class –St John’s Church Hall, Settle. BD24 9JH  Beginners welcome: We do very easy dances in the first part.

4. Mon 30 Jan: 7.15 pm for 7.30pm – till 10pm: Craven Speakers Club: 28 Otley Street BD23 1EW
Today is Carven Speakers Club Annual Speech and Topics Competition. Come and see several of the Club members compete with 6 minutes speeches. Then (if numbers allow)  join in the topics competition yourself if you wish (Topics = speak for three minutes on a surprise subject given to you- with no time allowed for preparation.


New learners, competitors, audience and friends are welcome. Grasp the challenge of a NEW You this 2023! 


5. Tue 31 Jan, then every Tue for 4 weeks (31  Jan, 7, 14, 21 Feb) : Mental-Health Awareness course level 1.  held at the Folly, Settle 9.30am-12.30pm.This is free if you earn less than about £18,000 a year. You do need to register. (Ask me for more details. This is run Craven College 01756 693 309. If may start a week later than the above as the tutor is still recovering from Covid )


6. Wed 1 Feb: Likely start time: 1.30pm- 4pm: “Walk for the climate” –  – to Giggleswick School Chapel and area: Joint Craven Conservation Group – Churches Together led by Judith Allinson  We will have permission to look inside the Chapel. Meet 1.30pm outside Giggleswick Church to walk up, via the school. (There is limited parking available in the in the drive of Giggleswick Vicarage next to the parish meeting rooms for this event by kind permission of Revd Stephen Dawson.) We sill look at wildlife, plants, geology etc en route.


7.  Wed 1 Feb 4.30pm c 1 hr
Friends of the Dales (Yorkshire Dales Society): Digital Talk: Plastic Free Woodlands
 Click : For more info and to  register


8. Every Wednesday: Settle Slimming World:
Settle Social Club, Duke St Settle

Weds 9am 10.30am & 6.30pm. No booking required. Details: contact Maxine 07713020736

9.  Various dates:  Nordic walking Nordic walking fitness walks.
10. I am pleased Settle Swimming Pool is open again. 
You can book online so you can see which sessions are busy and which have lots of spaces.  

I notice there are more people at the sessions now.
I would advise giving it a try soon before it starts to get busy.

Best wishes 

Judith Allinson

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