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Local News for Settle, October 13th

SKA NIGHT

Settle Cricket Club are holding a Ska night for over 18s on 20 October. Tickets cost £3 and you’re invited to wear black and white.

SETTLE AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY

Tickets are currently on sale for this year’s production of the Sound of Music, which will take place at Victoria Hall from 29 October to 3 November.  Evening performances start at 7.30pm and there will also be a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm.  Tickets are available from the box office at Victoria Hall on 01729 825718 and family tickets and group tickets are available.

 

JAZZ NIGHT

Traditional jazz by the Black Horse Jazzmen is on offer every Tuesday at The Lion. Sessions run from 8-10.30 and sitters in are welcome to come along.

 

SETTLE VOICES

Settle Voices Community Choir will meet in the Friends Meeting House, Kirkgate on Monday, 22th October from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. This session will be run by Ana Hayrabedian, leader of Bradford Voices Choir. New members are welcome. The annual fee is £5 and the weekly session is £4. For more information visit the website at http://www.settlevoices.co.uk/ or phone Nancy on 01729 822771.

 

LINTON COURT GALLERY

Gavagan Art presents two art exhibitions this autumn: Yorkshire Landscape Exhibition at Linton Court Gallery, Settle, North Yorkshire This exhibition continues to 3 November 2012  and is open: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11 – 4. Stonescapes – Limestone, Sandstone, Millstone: Landscape Art from Yorkshire, Lancashire , Cumbria  is also opening this month at the Steward’s Gallery, Clitheroe Castle Museum, Clitheroe, Lancashire

THE FOLLY

There are currently two exhibitions showing at the Folly. The first is  ‘Time to Celebrate’ and the second is Victoria Cave Revisited’. Opening times: Tues. 10.30-4.30  Thurs. Fri. Sat. Sun 12.30-4.30.For further information check the website at  ncbpt.org.uk/folly or ring 01729 822893 for more information. On Sunday Oct 21  the Folly will be taking part in the national event, “The Big Draw”. This will run from 12.30-4.30 pm and be led by local artist Sam Dalby. There is a cost of 50p to cover materials.  Looking ahead on Sat. Nov 3  7.30pm in the Folly, there will be  ‘A 17thC Musical Entertainment’ when the Leeds Waits perform a varied programme on period instruments. Tickets cost £10 including refreshments and are available from the Folly or 01729 822893. There is very limited seating for this event, so early booking is advisable.

 

AGE UK

Age UK along with the students at Settle College are offering free computer lessons. The sessions will be led by young experts and will take place weekly on Wednesdays between 3.30-4.30pm. It may be possible to arrange transport via Age UK. To register an interest contact Mel on 01729 823066.

 

BLOOD DONORS

The next blood donor session will take place on 18 October at St John’s Hall and will be divided into an afternoon session running from 2.30-4pm and an early evening session running from 5-7.30pm. For details and to book an appointment contact  0300 123 23 23

THE WORKSHOP

The next activity session by the Workshop will take place on October 20th at Friends Meeting House when there will be an opportunity to try your hand at crocheting chunky baskets. Sessions cost £8, including tea and biscuits, and run from 10.30-12.30. For details or to reserve a place contact  01729 823434/ 824386 (evenings).

 

SETTLE’S SECRET SUNDIAL

There will be a talk and slide presentation on October 20  between 1.30-3pm at St John’s Hall by local author, Nigel Mortimer, to launch his new book “Isaac Newton and the Secret Sundial”. The topic will cover a number of Settle’s ancient sites and their paranormal connections. Admission £4, including drink and biscuits.

 

 

TRAFALGAR WEEKEND

Three Peaks Folk Club is holding its annual Trafalgar weekend at Settle Social Club over October 19th – 21st. There will be an open music session on 19 October from 6pm to midnight and this is a free session. On Saturday from midday to 5pm there will be more free music and then on Saturday evening there will be a session from 7.45 to midnight featuring Marie Little and Anna Shannon. Admission to this session is £6.  Hearty souls should muster at 10.45am  in the social club car park for the survivors breakfast and kiln sing on Sunday 21st.

 

FANCY DRESS BIKE RIDE

Freda’s playgroup invite you to join them for a fancy dress sponsored bike ride and fun day, leaving Settle Cricket Club at 10am on 21 October. You are invited to bike, walk or run the Settle Loop (a circular 10 mile route)  in aid of playgroup funds and Brain Tumour research and support. Sponsor forms and details are available via  staff at Freda’s, the playbarn and 3 Peaks cycles or via 824884.

 

SETTLE AND DISTRICT GARDENING CLUB

The club will meet on 24 October at Townhead Court at 2pm when the topic for the month will be a talk by Marguerite Hughes on “Plants to Extend the Season.” Visitors welcome at admission charge of £3.

 

SETTLE PARISH CHURCH

A Harvest supper is being held on 26 October at the church commencing at 7pm. This is the first of the weekend’s events as on Saturday and Sunday the church will be hosting displays featuring the craft work and hobbies of local people. There will also be bacon butties, soup, and cream teas on sale.  The church will be open from 11-4 on Saturday and 12-4 on Sunday. All welcome. On Sunday 28 there will be a Harvest festival and dedication service led by the Archdeacon, Venerable Paul Slater. This will take place at 9pm.  Looking ahead on 9 November there will be a presentation at the church entitled “To Russia With Love – by train”. This will detail a train journey across Europe to Belarus, the home of Settle’s group of “Chernobyl’s Children”. The evening commences at 7.30pm and will cost £4 and will include the opportunity to sample Belarussian food and drink.

 

TRADE JUSTICE

Find out more about this important topic and how you could assist in helping to lift millions out of poverty at an informative talk by Liz Taylor on 26 October, at St John’s Methodist Church at 730pm. Liz is a volunteer with CAFOD and  attended the G8 Summit in Rostock. This event is an awareness raising session organised by Churches Together in Settle and District and is open to all of the local community regardless of whether you have any links with local churches or not.

 

 

CHARITY DANCE

The next charity dance will be held at Settle College on Saturday, 27 October from 7.30-11.30pm. Please note that this is a week earlier than normal in order to avoid a clash with half-term arrangements. Those wishing to take part should book by Thursday  25th by contacting 01729 823259. All proceeds will go to St Mary and St Michael Church and Hall Restoration Fund.  The following dance will take place on December 1st and will be a Christmas Dance with carving buffet. Numbers for this event are required in advance and those wishing to book should contact Marion on the above number as soon as possible. Tickets for this event are £13.

 

NATIONAL TEA BREAK

As part of the national campaign to raise awareness and funds for Epilepsy Action there will be a chance to join others and enjoy a tea break at King William IV guest house on 26 October. The tea break will run from 10.30-5pm and all are welcome. For details contact 01729 268152

 

CAMERA WALK

There will be an Autumn Colours Camera Walk on 29 October in Glusburn Forest. This walk will be led by a professional photographer and is aimed at beginners but experienced photographers are also welcome. The aim is to assist you to develop your camera skills and improve your photography. Please bring your own camera. Tickets cost £15 for adults, £5 for children (over nine years of age and accompanied by an adult) and £30 for a family ticket of 2 adults and 2 children.  The session will run from 10am to1pm and booking is essential via 01729 824537.

 

MUSIC NIGHT

There will be live music at Settle Social Club on 3 November from 8 till late when Ashleigh Woods takes to the stage. Tickets cost £8, available from Bar 13, Social Club or via 01729 825193. The performance will be followed by a disco.

 

SETTLE WOMEN’S INSTITUTE

The Walking Group will  meet on Thursday 18 October, and take the 9.30am ‘bus for a walk in the Ilkley area – weather permitting.The Drama Group will meet on Monday 22 October at 8 Penny Green. Ingleborough WI Craft Day is being held on Saturday, 27 October.  The cost is  £20 including lunch. Members may choose from either ‘Drawing with Line and Colour’ or ‘Making a Felt Brooch’ in the morning, and ‘Creative Garden Pots’ or ‘Zumba’ in the afternoon.The Autumn Shopping Trip on Wednesday 21 November will be to Newcastle and Gateshead, leaving Whitefriars car park at 8am.  The cost is £14 and the trip is open to family and friends. The next meeting is on Wednesday 7 November when the speaker will be Dan Bavington who will talk about Working in Pakistan.  The competition will be for a Foreign Artefact.

 

SURGERY SUPPORTS LOCAL CHARITIES

Townhead Surgery in Settle has teamed up with Pioneer Projects (Celebratory Arts) Ltd to promote arts and health services available for people living in the Craven area who are suffering from a range of health issues including long-term health conditions and dementia. In Settle a new Creative Community session, particularly aimed at those facing long-term health conditions, offers tasters of different arts and craft techniques that can lead towards community events and festival art-works.  The ‘Own Now’ project for those with dementia and their carers, offers stimulating activities which are sociable, fun and safe every Monday and Wednesday in Settle, Skipton and Bentham. A whole day session in Settle on Thursdays, provided in partnership with Age UK (North Craven), is a respite option for carers. Information about Pioneer Projects activities is available from the Surgery or for more details, please ‘phone the Craven area office on 0845 3002414 or the Pioneer projects website: www.pioneerprojects.org.uk

 

 

CHRISTMAS MARKET

Jack’s Journey Christmas Market in aid of Brain Tumour research is being held on 3 November at St John’s Hall between 10am and 3pm. There will be a range of stalls selling well known products as well as a cake stall, raffle and refreshments.

 

SETTLE GOLF CLUB

Settle Golf Club have launched their grand draw with a star prize of a year’s free membership. Tickets are now on sale for the draw and are available via 01729 825340 and 01729 8233593. The draw will take place in 2013 to allow maximum sales.

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ART EXHIBITION

The Foyer gallery at the Richard Whiteley Theatre is currently hosting a new exhibition  entitled “Oil, Water and Silk”. This will comprise of work by Margaret Blackburne focusing on watercolours and mixed media, oil paintings of people and places by John O’Keefe and paintings on silk by Christine Frost.  The gallery will be open between 1-5pm on weekends throughout October, with a meet the artists day on October 14th.

 

 

 

RICHARD WHITELEY THEATRE

Today, October 18th the Northern Garden Lecture will be delivered by  Lord Cavendish who will talk on the subject of “Forty years of gardening at Holker Hall.” Tickets cost £6, please note that this will commence at 5.30pm.  Please note this is not the date previously advertised. To reserve tickets please contact the box office on 01729 893180.

GIGGLESWICK PRIMARY SCHOOL

Pupils have recently taken part in the rugby tournament which was postponed from the summer term and competed well. KS2 pupils also took part in the Inter-schools cross country with Edie and Bethany finishing amongst the six fastest Y3 and Y6 girls in North Craven and being  selected to run in the Craven Primary Schools’ Cross Country Final. KS2 Pupils also took part in Settle Storytelling Festival attending the Sugar and Spice session where they visited Victoria Hall to experience stories from the Caribbean culture and even joined in with some poems in Jamaican dialect! Thank you to parents for contributions towards the cost of this visit. There will be a Harvest Festival Assembly this week at St Alkelda’s church and the food items from this event will be made into approximately fifty harvest parcels by older pupils and distributed to elderly people in the village at the end of the school day. The money donations collected at the Harvest Festival Assembly and in the days leading up to Half Term will be sent off to the charity Send A Cow to support their work with hungry families in Africa.  Looking ahead the school has already been asked to participate in Christmas events in the area and will be involved in the Switch On of the Christmas Lights in Settle on 1st December; the St Alkelda’s Nativity Play on 14 December at 6.30pm. Please mark these dates in your diary and come along and support us.

SETTLE PARISH CHURCH

A Harvest supper is being held on 26 October at the church commencing at 7pm. This is the first of the weekend’s events as on Saturday and Sunday the church will be hosting displays featuring the craft work and hobbies of local people. There will also be bacon butties, soup, and cream teas on sale.  There will also be a  a demonstration of the church organ by Graham Toft, church organist, between 1pm & 2pm each day.The church will be open from 11-4 on Saturday and 12-4 on Sunday. All welcome. On Sunday 28 there will be a Harvest festival and dedication service led by the Archdeacon, Venerable Paul Slater. This will take place at 9.30am  Looking ahead on 9 November there will be a presentation at the church entitled “To Russia With Love – by train”. This will detail a train journey across Europe to Belarus, the home of Settle’s group of “Chernobyl’s Children”. The evening commences at 7.30pm and will cost £4 and will include the opportunity to sample Belarussian food and drink.

 

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