Louise Jordan to play in Skipton on Monday

Craven Herald: Louise Jordan

2:17pm Friday 4th April 2014

Acoustic singer, composer and musician Louise Jordan is touring with her critically-acclaimed album Florilegium – and, on Monday, she will be guest of Skipton Folk Unplugged.

Singers perform Requiems to mark centenary of war

6:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Langcliffe Singers will mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One at its concert in Giggleswick School Chapel next Saturday, April 12.

What's on further afield

2:04pm Friday 4th April 2014

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford: Disney’s musical The Lion King (until May 10); National Theatre production of War Horse (May 26 to June 14). Contact 01274 432000.

Weekend of laughter at Skipton Mart

Craven Herald: Josh Widdicombe

2:10pm Friday 4th April 2014

Skipton’s Mart Theatre will offer a double comedy treat next weekend.

What's on around Craven

2:04pm Friday 4th April 2014

SKIPTON: South Craven-based KVU Singers will commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War at its concert at Christ Church on Saturday.

Kitty takes part in Open Studio days

Craven Herald: At home: Kitty by her easel in Arncliffe where she will be holding open sessions this summer.

2:02pm Friday 4th April 2014

Hidden behind a stone wall in the picturesque village of Arncliffe lies an unexpected surprise.

Society is harking back to Prohibition for productions

6:51pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Settle Amateur Operatic Society is embracing the prohibition era.

What's on around Craven

6:46pm Thursday 27th March 2014

SKIPTON: Settle Orchestra will stage the second of two spring concerts at Christ Church on Saturday.

Reviews of recent shows and concerts

6:55pm Thursday 27th March 2014

European Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra Christ Church, Skipton Although entitled European, this group embraces extra-European players, extending to South Korea.

What's on further afield

6:47pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford: Disney’s musical The Lion King (until May 10); National Theatre production of War Horse (May 26 to June 14). Contact 01274 432000.

Singers to mark war centenary

Craven Herald: The KVU singers will be helping commemorate the centenary of the war

6:48pm Thursday 27th March 2014

South Craven-based KVU Singers will commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War at its concert next Saturday, April 5.

Youngsters tune up for annual gig

Craven Herald: CONCERT: Richard Ormrod conducts a previous RamJam and Dales Jam concert

7:00am Friday 21st March 2014

Now in its seventh year, RamJam is gearing up for its annual concert at Settle’s Victoria Hall on Saturday.

Organ recital by Jason Lowe Settle Parish Church

3:19pm Thursday 20th March 2014

The seventh recital in the 101st anniversary celebration of the inauguration of the Binns organ took place on Saturday, given by Jason Lowe, organist at Giggleswick Chapel, and previously Sidney Nicholson Organ Scholar at Manchester Cathedral.

Alex hopes to bring down the House with his band

Craven Herald: CONTEST: Lost Meridian are (from left), Jamie Furguson, Luke Hatfield, Alex Johnston-Seymour and Rowan Wells

3:17pm Thursday 20th March 2014

A Skipton singer-songwriter is aiming high with his up and coming band, Lost Meridian.

What's on a little further afield

3:14pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford: Disney’s musical The Lion King (tomorrow to May 10). Contact 01274 432000 St George’s Hall, Bradford: Puccini’s opera La Boheme (tonight); An Evening Of Burlesque (Saturday); Reduced Shakespeare Company in comedy The Bible (Wednesday); Northern Ballet in children’s ballet Three Little Pigs (March 27); tribute show A Night Of Dirty Dancing (March 28). Contact 01274 432000 Grand Theatre, Leeds: Leeds group LAOS in musical 42nd Street (until Saturday); psychological illusionist Derren Brown in Infamous (Monday to March 29); Jack Bruce And His Big Blues Band (March 30). Contact 0844 8482700 Leeds City Varieties: Good Old Days Music Hall (tomorrow, Saturday, March 28 and 29); Oysterband (Tuesday); acoustic guitarist Andy McKee (March 20); nostalgia show Bless ‘Em All (March 25); comedians Jason Manford (March 26), Richard Herring (March 27), Brendan Grace (March 29). Contact 0113 2430808 Carriageworks, Leeds: Proper Job in new vampire musical Nosferatu (until Saturday). Contact 0113 2243801.

What's on around Craven

3:12pm Thursday 20th March 2014

SKIPTON: Toploader are heading for Skipton and will perform at the Mart Theatre tomorrow.

Settle College student Bretten Lord launches new drama group

Craven Herald: Bretten Lord

11:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

Rathmell teenager Bretten Lord – star of the award-winning film Lad: A Yorkshire Story – is turning his hand to pantomime.

Beatles tribute act to perform at Gisburn

Craven Herald: Tribute band Just John and Paul

11:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

Gisburn will be rocking to the sound of the Beatles when Lennon and McCartney tribute band, Just John and Paul, appears at the Festival Hall.

Settle Orchestra to stage spring concerts

Craven Herald: Ernest Tomlinson with his family – including daughter Hilary, who will perform at the Settle Orchestra concerts – after getting his MBE

11:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

Settle Orchestra’s spring concerts have something for everyone.

Skipton Players seek cyclist for film footage

Craven Herald: Skipton Little Theatre

11:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

Skipton Players are looking for a cyclist.

Review: Austwick Community Players’ Oil Tek the High Road

Craven Herald: Members of Austwick Community Players

6:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

In their 2014 show, Oil Tek the High Road, Austwick Community Players have delivered another resounding success.

Review: Gigg Lectures: Banged Up Abroad, Sandra Gregory

6:03pm Thursday 13th March 2014

In February 1993, Sandra Gregory made the news in a way which is probably every parents’ worst nightmare. She was arrested for drug smuggling in a country where such offences carry the death penalty. In the two years prior to her arrest she had been travelling around Thailand and living in Bangkok. However, unable to work because of recurrent illness, short of money and desperate to return home she was befriended by Robert Lock who, she claims, offered to pay her £1,000 in exchange for hiding drugs for his personal use and carrying them from Bangkok to Tokyo.

What's on in Craven

Craven Herald: Jason Lowe

3:38pm Thursday 13th March 2014

SKIPTON: Toploader will perform at the Mart Theatre next Friday, March 21. Its live set features all of the band’s singles including Dancing In The Moonlight and Time Of My Life as well as new material.

What's On Guide

Craven Herald: Derren Brown returns to Swansea Grand next year.

3:32pm Thursday 13th March 2014

King’s Hall, Ilkley: Musical Les Miserables (March 20-23). Contact 01943 607944.

Former South Craven School pupil brings acclaimed show to Leeds

Craven Herald: Matthew Heseltine, far right, with fellow cast members Joseph Dowsing, Jessica Richards, Stuart Reid and Lara Ensor

11:29am Wednesday 12th March 2014

A former South Craven School pupil is to stage a drama which won rave reviews at the Edinburgh Festival last year.

Elephants’ football in the museum the visitors made

Craven Herald: A charango made from an armadillo

6:41pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Artist Helen Peyton was bored with starchy museums and art galleries that displayed the “usual” artworks or artefacts.

Toploader to perform at Mart Theatre, Skipton

Craven Herald: Toploader are heading for the Mart Theatre

6:40pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Toploader are heading for Skipton.

Legacy of Ann lives on at Skipton Music Festival

Craven Herald: Ollie Macnab, Sophie Wolstenholme, Joel Holmes and Amber Gaunt

6:37pm Thursday 6th March 2014

This year’s Skipton Music Festival will be dedicated to its former secretary, Ann Ware.

Skipton Brass Band to hold open rehearsal

6:44pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Skipton Brass Band is inviting the community to attend an open rehearsal tomorrow.

Review: Beauty and the Beast, Ingleborough Community Centre

6:39pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Ingleton Community Theatre Group again excelled with this production. The main characters roared, sang and danced beautifully and amazed with their acting and comedy.

Review: Pianist Jayson Gillham Christ Church, Skipton

6:39pm Thursday 6th March 2014

 I went anticipating a run-of-the mill “student” performance. Jayson Gillham is 27 and, in the spectrum of recitalists, an infant!

Review: John Watterson (Fake Thackray) and Reg Meuross, Victoria Hall, Settle

6:38pm Thursday 6th March 2014

This seemed a very unlikely pairing. Yet it proved the things that united the artists were much stronger than the aspects that appeared to divide them.

What's on in Craven

Craven Herald: Duck Egg Theatre is performing at the Rainhall Centre, Barnoldswick

6:36pm Thursday 6th March 2014

SKIPTON: Skipton Building Society Camerata will continue its popular chamber music series on Wednesday. It will play Brahms’ Clarinet Sonata No2 at Skipton Girls’ High School at 7.30pm.

What's On Guide

Craven Herald: IN ACTION: Demi-Paradise Productions present Othello at Lancaster Castle

6:33pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Harrogate Theatre: Alan Ayckbourn’s Bedroom Farce (to March 8); Reform Theatre Company stages My Romantic History (to March 8); David O’Doherty: Will Try To Fix Everything (March 11); Hang on Just a Minute, written by local playwright Henry Raby (March 13 to 25). Contact 01423 502116.

Organist Jason Lowe to perform at Settle Parish Church

Craven Herald: Jason Lowe

6:42pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Settle Parish Church will host another organ recital next Saturday, March 15.

South Craven choirs launch their 2014 programme

Craven Herald: Steeton Male Voice Choir

11:38am Wednesday 5th March 2014

Two South Craven choirs will start their 2014 programmes on Saturday

Story of forgotton war children on stage in Barnoldswick

Craven Herald: Duck Egg Theatre's Leave Hitler to Me Lad

11:00am Friday 28th February 2014

A play telling the story of the forgotten children of World War Two will be shown in Barnoldswick.

Printmaker Mike Smith to exhibit at Gallery on the Green, Settle

Craven Herald: The work of printmaker Mike Smith will be on show at the Gallery on the Green in Settle

11:00am Friday 28th February 2014

The work of printmaker Mike Smith will be featured in the next exhibition at Settle’s Gallery on the Green.

Ian Thompson to give organ recital at St Mary's Church, Conistone

Craven Herald: The concert will be staged at St Mary's Church, Conistone

11:00am Friday 28th February 2014

Ian Thompson will give an organ recital at St Mary’s Church, Conistone, next Saturday, March 8.

Settle Amateur Operatic Society juniors to stage Bugsy Malone

Craven Herald: Junior members of Settle Amateur Operatic Society

11:00am Friday 28th February 2014

Junior members of Settle Amateur Operatic Society will be treading the boards in the spring.

Baroque concert to be staged at Carleton Village Hall

8:00am Friday 28th February 2014

A spring concert will be staged at Carleton Village Hall next Saturday, March 8.

Skipton Music Centre members to perform new Vivaldi-inspired concert piece

Craven Herald: Embsay composer, conductor and musician Arthur Butterworth

3:55pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Young musicians from Skipton Music Centre’s Junior Wind Band will have an opportunity to perform at the Northern Chamber Orchestra’s Vivaldi and Spring Classics concert on Saturday.

Pendle Artists exhibit at Skipton Castle

Craven Herald: Pendle Artists members are exhibiting at Skipton Castle

3:58pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Pendle Artists will travel over the border this weekend to exhibit at Skipton Castle.

Review: Organist Timothy Raymond, Settle Parish Church

3:56pm Thursday 27th February 2014

For anyone who associates organ music with the solemnity of royal occasions broadcast on TV then this concert would be a real eye-opener.

What's on in Craven

Craven Herald: Grassington Pantoloons’ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

3:52pm Thursday 27th February 2014

SKIPTON: Skipton Building Society Camerata will continue its chamber music series on Wednesday, March 12. It will play Brahms’ Clarinet Sonata No2 at Skipton Girls’ High School at 7.30pm.

What's On Guide

Craven Herald: Chantel McGregor

3:51pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Harrogate Theatre: Alan Ayckbourn’s Bedroom Farce (to March 8); My Romantic History (to March 8); Allo, Allo Le Dinner Show (February 28). Contact 01423 502116.

Concert premiere for poignant new work by Embsay composer Arthur Butterworth

Craven Herald: Embsay composer, conductor and musician Arthur Butterworth

11:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

The critically-acclaimed Northern Chamber Orchestra will give a world premiere performance of a new work by Embsay composer, conductor and musician Arthur Butterworth next Saturday, March 1.

John Denver tribute show to be staged at Langcliffe Village Hall

Craven Herald: Tribute: Chris Bannister

11:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

Singer-songwriter Chris Bannister will bring his John Denver tribute show to Langcliffe Village Hall.

Proms on the Farm team organises fundraising music night at Silsden Golf Club

Craven Herald: Sylvia Atkinson, Rosalie Holroyd and feathered friends getting in the spirit of the occasion for Proms on the Farm

11:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

The team behind Silsden’s Proms on the Farm event has organised an evening of folk, country and western music and sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Austwick Community Players to stage new production

Craven Herald: Sam Purcell, Christine Hooley, Elizabeth Booth and Gordon Pimperton

11:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

Austwick Community Players will bring their own brand of comedy to the stage early next month.







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