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Local Information for Visitors and Residents about Events etc December

1) If you open this in time, you will see that today is the last
opportunity to see the Dilger’s wonderful wildlife photography
exhibition at the Richard Whitely theatre entrance at Giggleswick
School – it finishes at 5pm today Sunday. www.tonydilger.co.uk

2) Mon 9 Dec – Soup-a-Carol: St John’s Church Hall 7.30pm
Tomorrow is Soup-a- Carol There will be carols, light entertainment by
a few contributors and soup.

If you come 20 min early (at 7.10 pm) you will have the opportunity to
make some star decorations for the wall and some star or sheep
Christmas Cards for yourself /friends  – organised by myself (the
stars that is, not the whole evening)…

If you know any old or very young or semi-house-bound people who would
come if you brought them out, do consider bringing them.

3. Writing cards to Old people at Methodist homes for the Aged –
– see details in the Details section

4. Wed 11 Dec: Settle Justice and Peace Group – Friends Meeting House

5. Thur 12 Dec – SCOTTISH DANCING at St John’s Church Hall 7.30pm.
Party evening – well it means we have snacks break in the middle.

6. Sat 14 Dec Coffee Morning at Richard Pike’s house in aid of
Methodist homes for the Aged. 10am-12

7. Sat 14 Dec  Settle Station Open Day – Settle Voices Choir 10.30

8. Sun 15 Dec: (Christmas) Messy Church 3.30pm – 5.30pm Settle
Specially for families.

9. 21 Dec 12 noon. Community Carol singing outside Ye Olde Naked Man.

9a. 21 Dec 8pm-midnight – 3 Peaks Folk Club Christmas Special. £2-50.
at Settle Social Club

10. All Settle Churches Christmas events:  http://bit.ly/1b1wyzT#

In particular I have been asked to advertise
Sun 22 Dec St Alkelda’s  Church Carol service festival of  lessons and
carols. Giggleswick

(and Langcliffe has a carol service at 4pm that day as does Long
Preston at 4pm and Rathmell Methodists at 2pm
and St John’s Methodist church has a traditional Carol Service at
6.30pm and other churches have morning services.

11. 24 Dec 5.30pm Songs and Stories around the Christmas tree. St Johns
Church Settle.

12. 25 Dec – Settle Community Christmas Day Meal. St Johns Hall.

13. There’s always a good walk from Ripon Cathedral to Fountains Abbey
on Boxing Day morning (and free entrance to the abbey for people on
the walk) then carols in the Abbey.

14. 31 Dec Does anyone know of any watch-night service or other
exciting event  on New Year’s Eve (apart from at Ripon Cathedral) ?

15. NO repeat No, Econite on Wed 1st Jan at Settle

16.  2 Jan – Holiday Club for children aged 5 to 11 at St Johns Church
Hall   10am – 3pm free.

17. 13 Jan: Speakers Club at Skipton. 7.40pm

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3) Writing cards to Old people at Methodist homes for the Aged –
If you would like to write a Christmas Card to be given to an old
person at Methodist Homes for the Aged, or the staff to encourage them
in their work, then Richard Pike is organising this. We have given
some cards to Jane Mansergh, at Mansergh’s second hand book shop on
the corner of the Square before the library which will be available
for signing on Tuesday and Thursday. (This bookshop with lot of
wonderful books is not open on Mondays or Wednesdays)

4. Wed 11 Dec – SETTLE JUSTICE AND PEACE GROUP – Friends Meeting
House  – During Part of the meeting we will write cards to prisoners
and to victims of torture http://bit.ly/18187n8

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5) Thur 12 Dec – SCOTTISH DANCING at St John’s Church Hall 7.30pm.
Party evening – well it means we have snacks break in the middle.

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6) Coffee Morning at Richard Pike’s house in aid of Methodist homes for
the Aged. 10am-12   7 Dawson’s Court, Settle (the courtyoard behind the
Naked Man)

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7. Sat 14 Dec  SETTLE STATION OPEN DAY – SETTLE VOICES CHOIR  will be
singing popular Christmas Songs on the station from 10.30am onwards.

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8. Sun 15 Dec: Messy Church – Christmas Edition — Creative
activities, celebration, and hot meal, 3.30pm – 5.30pm
http://bit.ly/1cEiRFB

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9. 21 Dec 12 noon. Community Carol singing outside Ye Olde Naked Man.

9a. 21 Dec 8pm-midnight – 3 Peaks Folk Club Christmas Special. £2-50.
at Settle Social Club

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10. FOR A LIST OF SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES OF ALL THE  CHURCHES IN
SETTLE AND DISTRICT  arranged chronologically visit http://bit.ly/1b1wyzT#

In particular I have been asked to advertise
Sun 22 Dec  6.30 p.m., traditional Festival of Lessons and Carols,
St Alkelda’s church, Giggleswick

(and Langcliffe has a carol service at 4pm that day as does Long
Preston at 4pm and Rathmell Methodists at 2pm
and St John’s Methodist church has a traditional Carol Service at
6.30pm and other churches have morning services.

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11. 24 Dec 5.30pm Songs and Stories around the Christmas tree. St Johns
Church,  Settle.

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12. 25 Dec – Settle Community Christmas Day Meal. St Johns Hall.
http://bit.ly/1eFzGBL
We are now up to 40 people (including volunteers).

Settle Community Christmas Meal -25 Dec (Lunch and tea): St John’s
Church Hall, Settle;  11.45am – 4.45pm Old people and young people.
Singles and families. £10. – Volunteer helpers/drivers also  needed/welcome.

If you have a neighbour in or near Settle who you think might like to
come, please let them know. Please book 01729 822138

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13. 26 Dec There’s always a good walk from Ripon Cathedral to Fountains Abbey
on Boxing Day morning (and free entrance to the abbey for people on
the walk) then carols in the Abbey.

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14. 31 Dec Does anyone know of any watchnight service or other exciting event
on New Year’s Eve (apart from at Ripon Cathedral?)

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15. NO repeat No, Econite on Wed 1st Jan

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16.  2 Jan – Holiday Club for children aged 5 to 11 at St Johns Church
Hall   10am – 3pm free.

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17. 13 Jan: Speakers Club at Skipton.
Make a New Year’s resolution to improve your speaking effectiveness.
(You don’t have to be brave – we are ever so friendly, and you can
just sit and listen). Come and  see how Craven Speakers Club could
help you improve your speaking
skills.  www.craven-speakers.org.uk 7.40pm

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Other Events:

http://www.settle.org.uk/vibrantsettle/
http://www.settleswimmingpool.co.uk/Timetable.htm
http://www.settle.org.uk/
http://www.settledistrictu3a.org.uk/
http://www.forestofbowland.com/festivalevents
http://www.northcravenheritage.org.uk/EVENTS/F/NCHT/home.html
www.ogug.co.uk

Google calendars.
1)  CCG www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk
2)  Churches Together in Settle  –  www.ctisad.org.uk
3)  Settle Methodists – www.settle-methodists.org.uk
4)  Yorkshire Naturalists Union – www.ynu.org.uk

If you do not wish to receive News E-mails about events in the Settle
Area, please let me know.

If you know of anywhere else I could sell the beautiful photographic
greeting cards I make in aid of the Rainforest Fund, please do let me
know.

All the best for Advent.

Best wishes from

Judith Allinson

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