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Local Events 27th August on

 ***  HIGHLIGHTS   ***
28-30 Aug: Eco Explorers Nature Activities for families – Langcliffe
28 Aug: Bat Evening in Kirby Lonsdale
14 Sep: Launch of Action on Climate Emergency – Settle and Area 
18 Sep: Does tax work for the Common Good? Olivia Hanks: Justice & Peace event

We had a great Mid Yorkshire Fungus walk on 7 Aug
http://rainforest-save.blogspot.com/2019/08/mid-yorkshire-fungus-group-visit-to.html
and a great CCG Bat walk at Clapham (NB similar event at Kirby Lonsdale this Wed
-tomorrow) We heard six different species!    

              ***  EVENTS IN BRIEF: ***

1. Wed 28 Aug: Slimming World. 9.30am Settle
2. Wed 28 Aug: Slimming World.7pm Settle Social Club:
3. Thur 29 Aug: 6.30pm – Weight Watchers – The Folly, Settle

4. Wed 28 Aug: Settle Eco Group: 7pm Royal Oak
5. 28 Aug: Bat Evening At Kirby Lonsdale

6a. Wed 28 Aug: Eco Explorers: 9.45 {Lower Winskill Farm, Langcliffe)
6b. Thu 29 Aug: Eco Explorers: 9.45 {Lower Winskill Farm, Langcliffe)
6c. Fri 30 Aug: Eco Explorers: 9.45 {Lower Winskill Farm, Langcliffe)
      (If you find out about this late, and want to come, still come 
       even if  you cannot get through on the phone to book)

7. Thur 29 Aug: Settle Graveyard Tours: Innkeepers of Settle. 7pm
8. Sat 31 Aug:  “Returning Home”  performance by environmentalist &
   musician Sarah Smout from Cowling.- “The Joinery” (Settle Stories),
9. 1 Sept: Forest Church/Partly Open Air: Keasden Church 7pm

10. Tue 3 Sept: Settle Graveyards Tours: 7pm   Tragic deaths
11. Wed 4 Sept: Mid Yorkshire Group Fungus Foray to Austwick. 10am
12. 5-8 Sept: Settle Folk Festival: http://www.settlefolk.co.uk/  free events
in streets and pubs.

13. 9 Sept:  Free Taster “Strong and Steady” Session 1.30pm Bentham


14. Mon 9 Sept: Craven Speakers Club Skipton 7.30pm


15. Tue 10 Sept: Baildon & Shipley Speakers Club. 1.30pm Frizinghall

16: 12 Sept: Settle Scottish Dancing Classes restart: 7.30pm St John’s 
17. Thu 12 Sep: 10.30am U3A AGM – Talk: Curious Tales of the Ancient
Graveyard  Settle District U3A AGM,   Victoria Hall  with Sarah Lister
18: 14 Sept: Launch of Action on Climate Emergency – Settle and Area
 10.30-1.30 – Friends Meeting House, BD24 9DX.  (opposite Victoria Hall)

19: 15   Sep: Wild Food Forage and Cook-up, Castleberg Crag, Settle
by ROOTS (Respect Our Old Trees in Settle)
20. Tue 17 Sep: 7.30pm  A House in Time: The Folly – NCHT -Long Preston
21. Wed 18 Sept: Amnesty Letter writing – 5pm-7.30pm  Settle Friends M.H.
22. 18 Sept: 7 for 7:30pm Friends Meeting House, Settle: – A workshop led
   by  Olivia Hanks:“Does tax work for the Common Good?”

23. Thur 19 Sep: Craven Conservation Group Members Digital Pictures Evening:
24: 21 Sept: Three Peaks Folk Club
25: 22 Sept: world Car Free Day

26: 28 Sept: French Organ Music – Gig Church –  Paul Fisher 7pm.
27; 17 Oct:  CCG Talk by Catherine Mercer (YDMT):the Bee Together Project.

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                 ***  EVENTS IN DETAIL: ***

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1. Wed 28 Aug: Slimming World. 9.30am 
and 7pm Settle Social Club: 

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2. Wed 28 Aug: Slimming World. 7pm
and 7pm Settle Social Club: 

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3. Thur 29 Aug 6.30pm – Weight Watchers – The Folly, Settle

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4. Wed 28 Aug: Settle Eco Group: 7pm Royal Oak
Call in for a drink and chat.

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5. 28 Aug: Bat Evening At Kirby Lonsdale
https://www.cumbriawildlifetrust.org.uk/events/2019-08-28-bat-evening-kirkby-lonsdale
18:30 – 20:30 
Kirkby Lonsdale Local Support Group of Cumbria Wildlife Trust
About the event
Rich Flight will give a short talk and, after refreshments, will lead us on a
walk to a pipistrelle  colony at the rectory then down to the river in search of Daubentons.
Suggested donation: £2.50
Bective Room, Lunesdale Hall, Bective Road, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, LA6 2BG
Details: Roger Neale Contact number: 015242 41155

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6a. Wed 28 Aug
6b. Thur 29 Aug
6c. Fri 30:

      Aug: Eco Explorers:

At Lower Winskill Farm, Langcliffe, Settle BD24 9PZ 
The Farm is 2 mile NE of Settle, 
(c. 1/2 mile up the  Langcliffe – Arncliffe Road then turn left)
– or meet at Settle Methodist church
Mo-We 29- 31 July
We-Fri 29-31 Aug

Come one day or even all six days.
9.30am-1pm   includes picnic lunch
(Also on August Wed 28, Thur 29, Fri 30)

Leave at 9.30 from St John’s Methodist Church, Settle, BD24 9JH to share
transport,  finish at 1pm after a picnic lunch. Three half hour workshops in
the field, exploring different eco / nature themes,  finishing with a
gathering session with songs & reflections, and a provided picnic lunch.
Donation is £1 per person each day (come one day or all three)- but its just
a donation- not obligatory.  Places must be booked,
either to sally@thewatersons.org    01729 822311 or via www.ctisad.org.uk
(Activities in barn  if wet)

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7. Thur 29 Aug: Curious Tales Graveyard Tours 2019
        Innkeepers of Settle. Starts 7pm
Tickets £3 from the Folly,  settleresearch@gmail.com
(I went on the one last week about Wonderful Women – It was excellent. We
heard stories about a  variety of characters. I can go back to some of the
graves and remember these local women if I want to.)    

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8. Sat 31 Aug:  “Returning Home” a performance by environmentalist and
musician Sarah Smout from Cowling.  – at “The Joinery” (Settle Stories, behind the Naked Man Cafe) 

Sarah has been on a musical voyage that has inspired her music. Through her
looped cello and poetry-driven lyrics she focuses on  themes of the
environment, climate change and love.  Sarah’s music featured on the
Greenpeace People vs Oil  campaign in 2017 and she has worked with dozens of
folk artists.    

See: https://www.settlestories.org.uk/sarah-smout#
https://www.settlestories.org.uk/sarah-smout-artist
https://www.facebook.com/pg/sarahsmoutcello/posts/

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9. 1 Sept: Forest Church/Partly Open Air service – Keasden Church
September 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
1 Sept is the start of “Creationtide” in church calendars.
WHERE: Keasden Church
Forest Church is church in the outdoors (for some of the time) and our intention is to celebrate and reflect on God’s creation and our part in it. It the first Forest Church all the churches in the benefice have done, so come along and join in as we discover together! All ages; all welcome
https://austwick.org/event/forest-church/

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10. Tue 3 Sept: Curious tales: Graveyards Tours: Settle Parish Churchyard:
7pm   Tragic deaths  led by Sarah Lister     

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11. Wed 4 Sept: Mid Yorkshire Group Fungus Foray to Austwick. Members of YNU
and CCG, especially welcome.  but so is anyone else interested. 10am-12midday.
 – email me for details. 

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12. 5-8 Sept
Settle Folk Festival
http://www.settlefolk.co.uk/
https://www.settlevictoriahall.org.uk/eventsandshows/settle-folk-050919

and buy the Settle Folk CD to support the festival
http://www.settlefolk.co.uk/fund-raiser-cd/

(see my favourite video from 2017 of some dancers on the market place
https://youtu.be/FWylANI6JFE – One of my more successful videos
 – Glad to see that they will be here again
https://fiddlenfeet.co.uk/uncategorized/fiddle-n-feet-2019-dance-outs/

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13. 9 Sept:  Free Taster Session for “Strong and Steady”  1.30 to 2.30pm
Bentham Golf Club

“Strong and Steady” is a programme designed to encourage people to be more
active and reduce the risk of falls and injuries. 

REDUCE INJURY DUE TO FALLS + IMPROVE BALANCE & STRENGTH
INCREASE CONFIDENCE & INDEPENDENCE + IMPROVE ABILITY IN EVERYDAY TASKS
IMPROVE STAMINA & ENERGY LEVELS + IMPROVE COGNITION

For for more details contact Jill Eccleston, your local
qualified instructor: Tel: 07955 342344
jilleccleston@hotmail.co.uk

Usual price £6 per session (payable in 6 or 12 week blocks)
Includes booklet and resistance bands

(They also have Strong and Steady sessions at Limestone View, Settle)

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14. Mon 9 Sept: Craven Speakers Club Skipton

Start of the new season. We meet fortnightly at 7.30pm at the Soroptomists
Room, 28 Otley Street.     
(I can often give lifts from Settle)

These meetings are fun, but they will also  improve your ability to give
effective speeches. It doesn’t matter if you’re a  an absolute tongue tied
beginner, or a pro,  Speakers Club Meetings have plenty to teach you. (You
don’t have to speak, you can just watch if you want)  

www.craven-speakers.org.uk

 Helpful for : social life – teaching – running committee meetings – wedding
 speeches – job interviews – and much more.

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15. Tue 10 Sept: Baildon and Shipley Speakers Club. This meets the second
Tuesday afternoon of the month at Frizinghall:     
Bradford New Church, Ashfield Avenue, Frizinghall  BD18 3AL  1.30pm – 3.30pm
https://sites.google.com/view/baildonafternoonspeakersclub

(There are also clubs at Baildon, Halifax, Clitheroe, Otley and Burnley

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16: 12 Sept: Settle Scottish Dancing Classes restart: 7.30pm St John’s Church
Hall. details: 015242 42591 – Every Thursday 7.30pm  – 9.30pm
St John’s Methodist Church Hall. £3 per evening: 
Visitors to Settle Welcome  – 015242 42591

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17. Thu 12 Sep: 10.30am     Curious Tales of the Ancient Graveyard  Settle
District U3A AGM,  Victoria Hall  with Sarah Lister  

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18: 14 Sept: Launch of Action on Climate Emergency – Settle and Area
to be held at Settle Friends Meeting House

    There IS a CLIMATE EMERGENCY

This is the key decade for dramatic change – whether it is good or bad is up
to all of us.      

Action on Climate Emergency (ACE) Settle & Area
Free launch event on Saturday 14th September 10.30-1.30
Friends Meeting House, BD24 9DX.
 (opposite Victoria Hall) 

Do we understand what Climate Emergency about? What can we do about it?
Collective action to deal with the climate emergency is more powerful than
acting alone. A new group has started,  based in Settle, to help us find out
more and to act together.  We know lots of people in the area are taking
action in all sorts of ways such as carrying a keep-cup around,  planting for
butterflies or using public transport more.   

Come and find out about the many good things that are happening in the area
already, share your thoughts and experiences about this climate  emergency
and what else we can do to respond to this crisis together.   

10.30 -11.00            Welcome/coffee & cake/info/networking
11.00 -12.30            Launch meeting
12.30 -1.30             Light lunch of soup etc (drop-in)

To find out more: we’re on Facebook as Ace Settle or email us at: acesettleandarea@gmail.com

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19: 15   Sep: Wild Food Forage and Cook-up, Castleberg Crag, Settle
by ROOTS (Respect Our Old Trees in Settle)
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wild-food-forage-and-cook-up-castleberg-crag-settle-tickets-67858750349

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20. Tues 17 Sept 7.30pm   A House in Time: The Folly        North Craven
Heritage Trust, Long Preston Village Hall    

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21. Wed 18 Sept: – Amnesty Letter writing – 5pm-7.30pm  Settle Friends
Meeting House.  I do encourage  you to come. We have freedom. Think of those
who do not    

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22. 18 Sept:   – 7 for 7:30pm Friends Meeting House, Settle: – A workshop
led by Olivia Hanks: 
“Does tax work for the Common Good?” We will be taking a looks at why tax is
key to equality and justice, and how we can take action for a  just tax
system. It includes an opportunity for small group discussions exploring  the
big questions about tax and its role in our society, and starting to imagine
a better  tax system.  Olivia is Programme Manager of Economics and
Sustainability for Quaker Peace and Social Witness.  
Organised by the Justice and Peace Group of Churches Together in Settle

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23. Thur 19 Sept: Craven Conservation Group Members Digital Pictures Evening:
Also bring in any fungi you have found  and we will make a display.
7pm for 7.30pm. St John’s Methodist Church, Settle.

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24: 21 Sept. Three Peaks Folk Club
https://www.3peaksfolkclub.com/Calendar—News-Page.html

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25: 22 Sept: Car Free Day
https://www.awarenessdays.com/awareness-days-calendar/world-car-free-day-2019/

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26: 28 Sept: A celebration of romantic French Organ Music – recital by local
organist and composer Paul Fisher  St Alkelda’s Church, Giggleswick 7pm.
Free, Donations Welcome.  Refreshments in interval.  

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27: 17 Oct: Craven Conservation Group Talk:
Catherine Mercer from YDMT on the Bee Together Project.
The project aims to connect communities and landscapes to reverse the decline
of wild pollinators, and in particular wild bees.   The project involves
co-ordinating  and delivering capital works and activity-based projects along
the B-line from Lancaster to Leeds.

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