SKIPTON: Skipton Music Festival will be held from Monday to Saturday, March 18, in Skipton Town Hall.

Various classes of musicians will be judged on their performances taking place from Monday afternoon to the Saturday afternoon.

Then at 7pm on Saturday, March 18, the event's final concert will feature the winning musicians.

Tickets costs £2.50 per day or £6 for a weekly ticket excluding the final concert, which costs £5. Accompanied children are free.

For more information ring 07971 670730.

Skipton Music will present a concert by the Clerkes of All Saints at 7.30pm on Tuesday, March 21, in Skipton Town Hall.

The Clerkes of All Saints is one of Yorkshire’s leading liturgical chamber choirs specialising in both early and contemporary church music.

The programme will include Arvo Part's The Deer’s Cry, Poulenc's Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence, Knut Nystedt's Immortal Bach and Bob Chilcott's The Making of the Drum.

Tickets are available by ringing 01756 799912, visiting or on the door.

Limehouse Lizzy, a tribute to Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy, will perform in The Mart Theatre at 7.30pm on Saturday, April 1.

Tickets cost £15 and are available by ringing the box office on 01756 709666 on weekdays between 10am and 2pm or visiting

The exhibition Stepping Into View will be on display at Craven Museum and Gallery until the end of March.

The exhibition will display photographs taken by a local group of adults with learning disabilities, detailing everyday life in Skipton.

The gallery in Skipton Town Hall is open every day except Sundays, from 10am to 4pm.

Skipton Folk Unplugged will host a performance by veteran folk singer Tom McConville starting at 8.30pm on Monday at the Narrow Boat, on Victoria Street.

SETTLE: Settle Orchestra will perform its next concert, Brahms' A German Requiem, with the Langcliffe Singers.

There will be two performances of the concert, one at 7.30pm on Saturday, March 18, at Richard Whiteley Theatre in Giggleswick, and the second at 7.30pm on Saturday, March 25, at Christ Church in Skipton.

Brahms’ A German Requiem is a large-scale work for chorus, orchestra, a soprano and a baritone soloist.

Mobiles, landlines, phone boxes, phone lines, puns and jokes and all sorts of pictures of telephones form the basis of Settle Photographic Group's exhibition Focus on Phones at the Gallery on the Green.

The exhibition runs through Sunday.

Moments Captured in Stitch, an exhibition by Cate Holland is the Gallery on the Green's next exhibition, which runs from Sunday to May 13.

Snake Davis, one of the world's most respected and in demand saxophone players, will perform a concert of classic sax solos at 8pm tomorrow in Settle Victoria Hall.

Doors open at 7.15pm and all tickets cost £18.

The Des Horsfall Band will perform country rock and Americana music at 8pm on Saturday in Settle Victoria Hall.

Doors open at 7.15pm and tickets for adults cost £10 in advance or on the door. Under 21s tickets cost £5.

Award-winning band Rackhouse Pilfer will perform Irish Americana music at 8pm on Wednesday in Settle Victoria Hall.

Doors open at 7.15pm and all tickets cost £12.

Daoirí Farrell and the Damien O'Kane Trio will perform in concert at Settle Victoria Hall at 8pm on Thursday, March 16.

Daoirí Farrell, a former electrician, is Dublin-born traditional singer and bouzouki player.

Damien O'Kane is a Northern Irish musician of many talents. He will perform traditional Irish music with guitarists Steven Byrnes and Steven Iveson.

Doors open at 7.15pm and tickets cost £15, or £14 for concessions.

Peter Pan, the latest production by Settle Amateur Operatic Society’s junior group, will be staged in the Settle Victoria Hall on Friday, March 23, and Saturday, March 24.

Tickets are available by ringing the box office on 01729 825718.

Settle Stories will present Bed Among the Lentils at 7.30pm on Friday, March 31, in the Royal Oak.

Canadian storyteller Olivia Olsen brings one of Alan Bennett's most revered monologues to life.

Tickets cost £14 by ringing 05603 845693 or £12 online by visiting

BARNOLDSWICK: Giz and Beef's open mic night will take place from 4pm to 11pm on Sunday at Barnoldswick Music and Arts Centre, 18-22 Rainhall Road.

French-Canadian company Les Bordéliques, featuring former Cirque du Soleil performers, will bring their madcap new show Blind Date to the Rainhall Centre on Wednesday.

Tickets for the show, which starts at 7pm and is suitable for ages 10 plus, are available by ringing 01282 345200.

The St Patrick's and St Joseph's Day ceilidh featuring the Quadrille Ceilidh Band will be held on Saturday, March 18, at the St Joseph's Community Centre on Bolland Street.

Doors open at 7.30pm and tickets cost £10, which includes a buffet supper.

To book tickets contact Julia Townson on 01282 81504.

CARLETON-IN-CRAVEN: The Iron Horse Country Music Club will host a performance by up and coming country musician Kezia Gill in Carleton Social Club on Saturday. Doors open at 7.15pm and tickets on the door cost £5.

GIGGLESWICK: Giggleswick School will host the weekly broadcast of BBC Radio Four’s Any Questions tomorrow in the Richard Whiteley Theatre.

The film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be screened at 3.30pm on Sunday in the Richard Whiteley Theatre. To book tickets, ring the box office on 01729 893180 or visit at

Story Pocket Theatre will present King Arthur on Monday in the Richard Whiteley Theatre. For show time and tickets, ring the box office on 01729 893180.

GRASSINGTON: An evening with Barrie Rutter OBE, an actor, raconteur and founder of Northern Broadsides Theatre, will take place at 7.30pm tomorrow at the Octagon Theatre in Grassington Town Hall.

The event, which has been organised by Upper Wharfedale Arts and Literature Society, will be an evening of theatrical anecdotes and readings from a life in theatre, followed by an open discussion.

Tickets, which cost £5 for members £7 for non members, are available by ringing 01756 770051 or 01756 770350.

Grassington Community Cinema will screen two films on Saturday.

The film Storks for children will be shown at 4.30pm and A Street Cat Named Bob for adults will be screened at 7.30pm in the Octagon Theatre at Grassington Town Hall.

Bar, popcorn and ice cream will be available and tickets for each show cost £2.50 for children and £5 for adults.