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Settle Events May 2022

1. Wed 18 May – Sun 22 May: Christian Aid Plant Sale in the garden of Settle Quakers.
Do bring plants to donate.

If you wish to to donate to Christian Aid via Churches Together in Settle’s online account for Christian Aid click here:
https://giving.give-star.com/microsite/christian-aid/christian-aid-week/team/50938863-8b1b-4eb9-85a6-c206900b4765

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2.  Wed 18 May: 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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3. Wed 18 May: Coffee Morning at St John’s Church Settle 10.30-12 . held every week

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4.  Various dates:  Nordic walking Nordic walking fitness walks..
.Mon 9am and Friday 10.30am from Settle. Tuesdays 9.15am from Austwick, Clapham or Ingleton,  Wed 1.30pm from Long Preston £5. Poles provided. Please book by calling Jo Wulf at 07966 981985 or email jowulf@wolftracks.co.uk  https://wolftracks.co.uk/home/nordic-walking-sessions/
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5. Wed 18 May: Christian Aid Coffee Evening: St John’s Methodist Church, Church St, Settle BD24 9JH
6 – 7.30pm 
Donations of plants/cakes:-please bring to event – More information: contact 01729 822311

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6. Thur 19 May: Lichens  and mosses walks near Brough – See https://cumbrialichensbryophytes.org.uk/meets/ Note it is necessary to book.

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7:  Thur 19 May: Scottish Dancing Class  7.30pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle BD24 9JH
Visitors, new members and beginners welcome. £3-00 per  session and every Thursday – Except over Easter (None on 14 and 21 April)

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8. Sat 21 May- Christian Aid week: Big Brekkie – Holy Ascension Church
Church St, Settle BD24 9JA – 8.30am 

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9. Sat 21 May: Afternoon Tea – Quaker Meeting House. Kirkgate, Settle BD24 9DZ, 3 – 4.30pm 
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10. Sat 21 May: Yorkshire Naturalists Union field Meeting at Jervaux Abbey
https://www.ynu.org.uk/news-events/events/eventdetail/6/-/vc65-excursion-jervaux-abbey-estate

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11.  Sun 22 May: Austwick May Walk / Primrose walk – A good Rogation occasion – meet at the Church at 1pm – Bluebells, Primroses and many more flowers. Judith Allinson will be leading a group looking specially at flowers.

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12.  Sun May 22: 7pm: Keasden Lambing Service at the New Burial Ground adjacent to St Matthew’s Church Keasden.

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13. Mon 23 May: Craven Speakers Club
The Soroptimists Room, 28 Otley Street, Skipton, BD23 1EW
Arrive 7.15pm for 7.30pm start.
£5-00 per evening, Concessions available.
At Speakers Clubs people give a 7 minute speech then a more experienced member  evaluates the speech and shows some good features or the presentation and some tips on how the speech could be improved.  The workshop will give methods of doing this.
This is your last opportunity to come to the club this spring term. Do come and see what happens. We are a supportive group.

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14. Tue 24 May: Evening Wildflower Walk  from Ribblehead Station/Ribblehead Quarry Nature Reserve   to Colt Park Wood and to the Globeflowers in the meadow above. Led by Judith Allinson and Ellie Parker.or Wild Ingleborough project. Timed so that people can come out and return form as far as Leeds. Please bookTuesday 24 May 2022 6:10pm – 9:30pm Ribblehead Quarry, Ribblehead, Yorkshire

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15  Thur 26 May: Ascension Service at 11am following walk up to Lower Winskill near Settle – Look fro details shortly on www.settle-methodists.org.uk

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16. Sat 28 May: Open Day– St John’s Methodist Church Settle -“St John’s Showcase” – An opportunity for  User Groups to show their talents and wares:-  stalls, displays, demonstrations etc. Bacon butties.- Book this date. Welcome to All in Settle and Area.

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17. Fri 1 June: Churches Together and Craven Conservation Group
– Walk for the Climate . This will be an early evening walk near Ribblehead. 
Ask for details

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18 Churches Count on Nature Week (4-12 June)  
7 June: St Mary’s churchyard, Embsay with Eastby: 10am to 7pm on 7th June for the Churches Count in Nature. Refreshments available in the afternoon from 2pm
 5-12 June:  St John’s Parish Church, Bentham North Yorkshire, LA2 7JN
WILD LIFE COUNT:  EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS OF WILD FLOWERS; QUIZ; NATURE TRAIL https://ingleboroughchurches.org.uk

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19  Sat 11 June: Settle Action on Climate emergency. – June’s Green Cafe –  (10.30-1pm) at Settle Parish Church. A change of venue as we have been invited to jointly host this one with the Parish Church. This will feature the refreshments on a menu as a ‘carbon tariff’ to illustrate how carbon intensive (or not) certain items are – this will be awareness raising rather than meant to be guilt tripping, so do come along!

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Best wishes
from
Judith Allinson

 

 
Events in Detail 

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1. Mon 28 March: Craven Speakers Club 
The Soroptimists Room, 28 Otley Street, Skipton, BD23 1EW
Arrive 7.15pm for 7.30pm start.
Come and enjoy an evening out,and improve your speaking skills. You don’t have to speak if you don’t want to – you can just watch.  £5-00 Visitors. We meet fortnightly.
These are wonderful sessions and there are only four more left after this one.
Do come. If you have been thinking”I must try that one day” – do try it now before it is too late. I can give a lift from Settle.

They are a bit like Toastmasters.
Self Help books recommend them. – for improving confidence, charisma and credibility.
What have you got to loose by trying a session?

www.craven-speakers.org.uk

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2.  Mon 28 March: and other dates:  Nordic walking Nordic walking fitness walks..
.Mon 9am and Friday 10.30am from Settle.
Tuesdays 9.15am from Austwick, Clapham or Ingleton,
Wed 1.30pm from Long Preston
£5. Poles provided.
Please book by calling Jo Wulf at 07966 981985 or email jowulf@wolftracks.co.uk
https://wolftracks.co.uk/home/nordic-walking-sessions/
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3. Tue 29 March: Coffee, then Light Lunch – i.e. Soup or Baked potatoes at Settle Parish Church: c.10am-1.15pm

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4.  Wed 30 Mar: 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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5. Wed 30 Mar: Coffee Morning at St John’s Church Settle 10.30-12 . held every week  – Donations – Please tell friends who would like somewhere warm to go on a Wednesday morning..

Note the Coffee Morning the following week 6 March will be for Ukraine

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6. Wed 30 Mar: Chair Based exercise classes for older adults who wish to keep active: Wednesdays 11am at Limestone View, weekly classes at Austwick Village Hall day tbc or 1:1 in your own home. Please book by calling Jo Wulf at 07966 981985 or email jowulf@wolftracks.co.uk  https://wolftracks.co.uk/home/chair-based-exercise-classes/

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7.  Thur 31 March: Scottish Dancing Class  7.30pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle BD24 9JH
Visitors, new members and beginners welcome. £3-00 per  session and every Thursday

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8.  Fri 1 Apr: Churches Together and Craven Conservation Group – Walk for the Climate. Start 12.00 midday. from The Old School, Horton in Ribblesdale. We will go up the easy route. It is 5 miles total there and back, but a lot of height. You need to wear hiking boots or strong supportive footwear, and bring warm clothes and packed lunch. Please contact  01729 822138 judithallinson22@gmail.com for more details and to book.
See my write ups of  1 March: Helwith Bridge Walk
1st Feb – an  Excellent walk from Giggleswick to Close House and back via the Ribble

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9. Fri  1 Apr: Yorkshire Naturalists’ Union Zoom Chat Meeting. 7.30pm
This is the last YNU Zoom Chat Meeting as they are now stopping for summer.
Meet other naturalists from Yorkshire
This meeting is open to members of the YNU and members of a local Natural history group that is affiliated – e.g. Wharfedale Nats, Craven Conservation Group.  Details at bit.ly/ynu-zoom-chat  and  ynu.org.uk/news-events/events/eventdetail/27/-/ynu-zoom-chat-meetings

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10. Settle Passion Play – Practices are taking place ready for the open air play on Friday 18 April. If you would like to help in any way please contact Sally Waterson 01729 822311

Best wishes
from
Judith Allinson

 

Dear Mark

1. Fri 15 Apr: Settle Passion Play – (Sorry I got the  day right but  date wrong in the last email)
The Good Friday street drama, Journey to the Cross, is happening tomorrow (15 April). (Maybe today if you read this late)
To see the whole drama, please come to St John’s Methodist Church, on Church Street, ready for a 10.30am start. There are children’s costumes available to wear whilst going around the town. The second venue is Millennium Garden, Kirkgate, at approximately 10.50, then the Market Place at approximately 11.10, followed by a walk down to Holy Ascension church for the crucifixion scene. Folk are welcome to join at any point. Refreshments are served inside the church afterwards.
See pictures of the dress rehearsal on Sednesday
https://www.facebook.com/judith.allinson.7/posts/10159714816287527

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2. Sun 17 Apr: 7am Open Air Service outside the Friends Meeting House
It begins at 7am, for about half an hour. Please gather in the green area opposite Victoria Hall, between the railway line & the Quaker Meeting House. It will be followed by a simple breakfast in the Quaker Meeting House next door.

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3.   Nordic walking Nordic walking fitness walks..
.Mon 9am and Friday 10.30am from Settle.
Tuesdays 9.15am from Austwick, Clapham or Ingleton, 
Wed 1.30pm from Long Preston
£5. Poles provided. 
I am not sure about Easter Times
Please book by calling Jo Wulf at 07966 981985 or email jowulf@wolftracks.co.uk 
https://wolftracks.co.uk/home/nordic-walking-sessions/
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4.  Wed 20 Apr: 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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5. Wed 20 Apr: Coffee Morning at St John’s Church Settle 10.30-12 . held every week The Coffee morning on 20 April is for Ukraine. 

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6. NO SCOTTISH DANCING on 21 April
Thur 28 April: Scottish Dancing Class  7.30pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle BD24 9JH

Visitors, new members and beginners welcome. £3-00 per  session and every Thursday – Except over Easter (None on 14 and 21 April)

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7. Mon 25 Apr: Craven Speakers Club
The Soroptimists Room, 28 Otley Street, Skipton, BD23 1EW
Arrive 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. This meeting will include a talk/workshop on how to evaluate a speech at a speakers club.

At Speakers clubs people give a 7 minute speech then a more experienced member  evaluates the speech and shows some good features or the presentation and some tips on how the speech could be improved.  The workshop will give methods of doing this.

Come and enjoy an evening out,and improve your speaking skills. You don’t have to speak if you don’t want to – you can just watch.  £5-00 Visitors. We meet fortnightly.
www.craven-speakers.org.uk

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8.  Fri 1 May: Churches Together and Craven Conservation Group
– Walk for the Climate
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The walk will be a much shorter one  this time. There will be a Lambing Service at NewHouses Farm, Horton in Ribblesdale at 3pm and the walk will start there and follow this.

On 1 April will walked up Penyghent. We visited Hull Pot and Hunt Pot en route and saw the saxifage. It was so clear we could see Wales in the south west.

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9. Sat 7 May: Yorkshire Naturalists Union Bryophytes Group visit to Rawthay Bridge
https://www.ynu.org.uk/news-events/events/eventdetail/19/-/bryological-section-vc65

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10.  Wed 11 May: Introduction to Lichens for beginners  Workshop:   of churchyards   2pm-5pm and repeat workshop 6pm-9pm Please book St Mary’s Church, Embsay. Led by Judith Allinson

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11. Sat  21 May  YNU Field Meeting at Jervaux  Abbey
https://www.ynu.org.uk/news-events/events/eventdetail/6/-/vc65-excursion-jervaux-abbey-estate

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12. Austwick, Yorks Dales: Sun 22 May: Austwick May Walk / Primrose walk – A good Rogation occasion – meet at the Church at 1pm – Bluebells, Primroses and many more flowers. – I will be leading a group interested in flowers.

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13. Keasden: (Forest of Bowland, near Yorks Dales) Sun May 22: 7pm: Keasden Lambing Service at the New Burial Ground adjacent to St Matthew’s Church Keasden.

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14. Sat 28 May: Open Day– St John’s Methodist Church Settle – User Groups stalls, displays, demonstrations etc. – Book this date.

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Happy Easter.

Best wishes
from
Judith Allinson

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