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Events in Settle – July on

Events 

1.  Thurs 30 June: Last Settle Scottish Dancing Class for this term. . 7.30pm to 10pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle. Party night. Classes recommence on September 8th there will be a series of Beginners Classes starting. at 7pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle BD24 9JH:

2.   Fri 1 July: First day of the month “Walk for the climate”
Malham Tarn Fen. 1.5 hour flat easy walk along the board walk, (possibly followed by an optional more strenuous 1 hour walk up the hill nearby for a view) – . Meet at the Quarry Car Park at 3pm (SD88286717) on the Malham-Arncliffe Road, Just south of the entrance to Malham Tarn. Or by prior arrangement only ,  for lift sharing, meet at Settle Methodist Church Car Park at 2.30pm.  Malham Tarn Fen is an SSSI and National Nature Reserve – Judith Allinson will point out some of the special and rare plants that grow on it that can be seen from the board walk at this time of year. This is organised by Churches Together in Settle and District and by Craven Conservation Group.
See pictures of last month’s walk at Colt Park here: 

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3. Sat  2 July 7pm: Quiz Night.
This is the first of a series of social evenings / events for all the community that St John’s Church BD24 9JH is holding over the next few months. Tim Broughton will be your quiz master. Come as a team with friends and neighbours or come by yourself and make up a team on the night.

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4.  Mon 4pm-5.30pm.  Eco Explorers: for families. This fortnight’s after school meeting is to Cannock Lane Allotment where we will be shown round the Settle Hub Allotment, and do some work such as picking fruit and planting some new plants. We have four young families who take part in after-school Eco Explorers and would welcome a couple more families – If you are interested please contact me. Last fortnight we went on a walk along Watery Lane, the previous fortnight we explored Winskill Stones Nature Reserve. You may also be interested in the two day events to be held at Lowe Winskill Farm (see below) at the end of July, when we hope we will have a lot of families. These are run by Churches Together in Settle and District.

5. Craven Speakers Club: Ordinary Speakers’ Meetings recommence on 5 September. However there is a social walk at Addingham on Sat 2 July organised by Craven Speakers Club to which members, former members and members of other speakers clubs are welcome. Ask me for details.************************************************************

6.  Wed 6 July: Coffee Morning at St John’s Church Settle 10.30-12  In aid of  Peer Talk. Peer Talk:  “Facing Depression Together.” Peer Talk’s vision is to establish a UK wide network of volunteer facilitated peer support group meetings for people who experience depression and to offer support to their families.

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7.  Wed 6 July June: 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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8.  Various dates:  Nordic walking Nordic walking fitness walks. Map Reading skills day training on 2 July.
https://wolftracks.co.uk/home/nordic-walking-sessions/
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9.   Sat 9 July ( and 13 August): ACE Settle ( Action on Climate Emergency) Green Cafes (10.30-12 Noon) – will be general get together’s to share news and views about topical issues at Settle Victoria Hall’s Refreshments. One of the gazebos will be booked. All welcome.

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10. 25-26 July: Eco-Explorers for families at Lower Winskill Farm, BD24 9PZ – Off road above Langliffe.
Day camp begins @10am & includes picnic lunch  Details 9.30am-2pm 
For families – Of any size – bring friends but must have one adult

Leave at 9.30 from St John’s Methodist Church to share transport, finish at 2pm after workshops in the field and a picnic lunch. We will explore different eco themes, have a gathering session with songs & sharing, and a help yourself picnic lunch, or byo.
Donation is £1 per person each day (come one day or all three) and places must be booked, either to sally@thewatersons.org Tel 01729 822311 or via www.ctisad.org.uk             (Activities in barn if wet)

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Sat 24 Sept: Book this Date: (The first day of “The Great Big Green Week”) “Let’s Talk about Rubbish” – Green Morning (10am-1pm) at St John’s Methodist Church Settle Church, organosed by St John’s Church  There will be talks, workshops and stalls. If you are interested in holding a stall please contact Philip Taylor <philip@castlebergh.plus.com>

Best wishes
from
Judith Allinson

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