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Updates on Local Events from Judith

“Why we can’t afford the rich” talk TONIGHT 7.30pm, Friends Meeting House

Learn your Lichens 3: “Pink Black-spotty Lichen” on Langcliffe High Road

See Settle Weir in flood on Monday 9th:  (My video)

See Settle weir webcam now: (and click through for flow rates.)

Listen  to  a  rousing sing at the final hymn at W.R. Mitchell’s memorial
service – Then John Lewis playing “Land of Hope and Glory” on the organ or

“Why we can’t afford the Rich”  Some relevant videos:
– Watch (4min)
and  find  out how money  is at the root of high debt, inequality and
unaffordable house prices,


1. Wed 11 Nov: “Why we can’t afford the rich” 7.30pm Settle Quaker MH
2. Th 12 Nov: Park Fit 6-7pm Giggleswick 07955 342344
3. Thu 12 Nov: Settle Scottish Dancing – 7.30pm St John’s Ch Hall

4. Fri 13 Nov 12.00 Swimming at Settle Pool with Debbie
5. Sat 14 Nov: Settle sings for Syria. Langcliffe Inst. 7pm
6. Sun 15 Nov: Settle Messy Church. 3.30-5.30 Meth Ch Hall

7. Mon 16 Nov  2-4pm Gig churchyard workparty info: 01729 822911
8. Mon 16 Nov English Country Dancing Langcliffe inst. 7.30pm I think.
9. 17 Nov Tuesdays: 9.30am: Slimming World – Settle Social Club
10. Tuesdays: 7pm Slimming World – Settle Social Club

11. Tue 17 Nov  8pm. Swimfix: Swimming  with  Andy: Settle Pool
12. Tue 17 Nov 10am Rush cutting etc: Ashes Pasture YWT 07896674810
13. Wed 18 Nov: Amnesty Int Letter Writing Session:  5.30-8.30pm

14: Wed 18 Nov: Film Night at Settle Parish Church  6.30 for 7pm
“The Good lie” Sudanese Refugees adapt to USA
15. Thu 19 Nov: 19.30 Craven Conservation Group AGM Friends MH
16. Sat 21 Nov Big Breakfast (8.30am start) Friends MH

17. Sat 21 Nov: Settle Orchestra Settle 7pm Settle College
18. Sat 21 Nov: CEILIDH DANCE Ingleton Com Centre: to Batty Moss
19. Sun 22 Nov: 3:30pm -The Hero Light -Settle Stories: Vic Hall

20. Mon 23 Nov: Settle Speakers Club: 7.40pm Skipton:
21. Sat 28 Nov: settle Orchestra  at Christ Church Skipton, 7.30pm
22. Tue  1 Dec: Coffee Morning St John’s Meth Ch: Rainforest Fund: 10am

23. 7th Dec 4pm: Women’s Holiday Centre Horton: Tea and Cake
24. 25 Dec: Settle Community Christmas Day Lunch & Tea: St John’s Ch Hl OOOOOOOOOOOOO ooo..




1. Wed  11  Nov:  “Why  we can’t afford the rich”  7.30pm Friends Meeting
House.    Prof  Andrew Sayer Friends Meeting House, Sattle. 7.15pm for
7.30pm    organised by Settle Justice and Peace group


2. Th 12 Nov: Park Fit 6-7pm  at – It will probably be at the floodlit
pitch of Giggleswick School. Ask Jill for details 07955 342344


3. Thu 12 Nov: Settle Scottish Dancing – 7.30pm St John’s Ch Hall
Beginners welcome


4. 12.00 Swimming at Settle Pool  with Debbie


5.  Sat 14 Nov: Settle sings for Syria. Langcliffe Inst. 7pm

there is a facebook events page for this: which says:
Concert: Many of the groups and musicians we have met through our work
with the shop  are interested in taking part and there will be quite a
variety  of  music  – a “miscellany” in the true sense of the word. So
far we have:
· A baroque recorder ensemble
· A classical pianist
· A classical singer
· A flamenco / classical guitarist
· A rock/pop band
·  Guitarists from our monthly guitar session (performing together and
· A ukulele trio
· A folk duo
· We also have a local author reading a story about refugees.
And,  of  course, there will be the ever popular opportunity to have a
Langcliffe style singalong and a raffle


6. Sun 15 Nov: Settle Messy Church.
Fun4families, kids & adults 3.30 – 5.30. St John’s Church Hall, Settle.
You  can come even if you are a family of 1. Or volunteer to help.
We  do  creative activities (one or two a bit messy) –  which  can  be
done  at  a  3  year  old or a 30 year old level. Then we have a joint
short period of reflection. Then a meal.

This    is    supported    by    the  different  churches  in  Settle.
Some families come who don’t go to any other church. Please tell
anyone   you   know   with   children.   Or  grandchildren.  Or  great
grandchildren. Ask me for more details if you want.


7. Mon 16 Nov
Volunteers  welcome  on  Monday  afternoons  2-4pm  to  do  churchyard
maintenance    work   in   Giggleswick   churchyard.    (weather   etc
permitting)  Phone  Tony  Carroll  01729   822911  for  details.


8. Mon 16 Nov English Country Dancing at Langcliffe Institute
(You may need to check it is on this week)


9. 17 Nov Tuesdays: 9.30am: Slimming World – Settle Social Club

10.  Tuesdays: 7pm Slimming World – Settle Social Club


11.  Tue 17 Nov  8pm.   Swimfix: Swimming  with  Andy:
Training   /  experimenting   with   open   water  swimming skills. As
long as you can  swim just a few lengths (any style) you will cope.

Andy  wrote: – 1 x 6 week blocks to take us to Xmas and the swims will
continue in 2016 as well
£40.00 for a block of 6 swims and you can use those swims whenever you
like  –  there is no expiry

Andy Mouncey <>


12. Tue 17 Nov 10am
Practical work day. Rush cutting at
Ashes Pasture. (Near Ribblehead)
Thursday 3rd December 10am
Practical work day. Scrub Clearance
at Ashes Pasture.
For further information please contact Laura Watson (Living Landscapes
Assistant)   on   01904   659570   (mobile   07896674810)   or   email


13.   Wed 18 Nov:  Amnesty International Letter Writing Sessions: held
on the third Wednesday of each month. 5.30-8.30pm
Drop  in  – Organised by Heather Chappell – Friends Meeting House. Do
consider  if  you  could drop in for half an hour or more and join in
writing letters. All you need is a pen.
At this meeting we will be sending greetings at Christmastime


14: Wed 18 Nov:
Film Night at Settle Parish Church  6.30 for 7pm
Church Street, Settle BD24 9JA

“THE  GOOD  LIE”     Cert 12   In  1983,  a  brutal  civil  war  broke
out in Sudan leaving villages
destroyed. Thousands of orphaned children began to flee,  some walking
thousands  of  miles enduring hardship, death and sacrifice.  Thirteen
years later, Sudanese refugees were relocated to the US where they had
to adjust to a vastly different culture  even as the emotional baggage
of their past haunted them. This film,  “The Good Lie,” is inspired by
their  story,   how  they made new friends and struggled to understand
each other.

With  the  current  news  of  thousands  of refugees moving across the
Middle East and Europe, the story is highly topical.

Doors open at 6.30pm – Film starts at 7pm

FREE ENTRY….…. Refreshments will be on sale

Organised  by The Sudan Group of The Diocese of West Yorkshire and the
Dales   in partnership with Settle Parish Church


15. Thurs 19 Nov – 19.30 CCG   Annual General Meeting
Craven Conservation Group
All  members  are  welcome  to  come  along to the Meeting Room at the
Friends Meeting House, Settle.


16. Sat 21 Nov Big Breakfast (8.30am start)
at the Friends’ Meeting House annexe  (coffee & tea from 8.15am).
Speaker: Rev David Houlton, Vicar of Gargrave


17. Sat 21 Nov Settle Orchestra Settle
7pm 1 hour concert Settle college
Saturday, 21st November 2015 at Settle College, 7pm (1 hour concert);
Saturday, 28th November 2015 at Christ Church Skipton, 7.30pm
Conductor: Ola Ness.
Humperdinck: Overture, ‘Hänsel und Gretel’
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries.
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf.
Williams: Star Wars The Phantom Menace (arr. Brubaker).
Bizet: Habañera and Toreador’s song from Carmen.
Dvorak: Slavonic Dances, Op.46, nos.5-8 (Skipton concert only).
Tickets for our concerts are now available for purchase from this website. See our tickets page for more details.
Alternatively, they are available from Orchestra members and from:
Cave and Crag, Settle
High Bentham Post Office
Settle Music
Skipton Camera Centre.
By emailing
By phoning 01729 825806.


Sat 21 Nov, 7.30pm – 11.30pm
Ingleton Community Centre, LA6 3HG
An evening of ceilidh music and dancing with ‘The Batty Moss Ceilidh Band’ in aid of local charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust. With all the steps explained by the band’s caller, and music by this collection of talented local musicians, this event promises to be great fun for everyone, from complete beginners to experienced ceilidh dancers.
Tickets: Adults £10, under 16 years old £5, including Pie & Peas supper. A bar will also be available.
Booking: Please call YDMT on 015242 51002 or email


19. Sun 22 Nov: 3:30pm  -The Hero Light – Dominic Kelly
Duration: 3 hours (including interval)
Ages: 16+ Venue: Settle Victoria Hall
‘A master storyteller’ – BBC Radio
A wild epic from Irish mythology in a one-man show
An  extraordinary  journey into the cinema of the imagination. Dominic
will transfix you with energetic storytelling,  rhythmic drumming, and
the stories that have shaped Irish mythology for  thousands of years.

20. Mon 23 Nov: Settle Speakers Club: 7.40pm Skipton:
If you tweet please follow @CravenSpeakers

Turning  shy  speakers into confident speakers,
and good speakers into excellent speakers
And we all have a good evening out.


21. Sat 28 Nov: Settle Orchestra  at Christ Church Skipton, 7.30pm


22.  Tue  1 Dec: Coffee Morning at St John’s Methodist Church in Aid of
the Rainforest Fund: 10am-12 midday.



23. 7th December  4pm: Women’s Holiday Centre Horton: Tea and Cake Come  and  enjoy a pleasant afternoon with tea
and    cake.  (You  have  to  be  a  woman though.)  WOMEN ONLY   and
children   with   boys  up  to  11


24.  25  Dec:  Settle  Community Christmas Day Lunch and Tea: St John’s
Church Hall, Settle
Please tell people who you think might like to come.
(Children half price)


It’s  worth  having a look at the  Noticeboard of posters arranged
by Vibrant Settle BOARD – SETTLE & DISTRICT
You may find more events in Vibrant Settle’s next news email:
or in the Settle U3A timetable
And running events on

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