SKIPTON: Skipton Music Festival will be held until Saturday in Skipton Town Hall.

Various classes of musicians will be judged on their performances taking place each day in the afternoon.

Then at 7pm on Saturday 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 in Skipton Town Hall.

The Clerkes of All Saints is one of Yorkshire’s leading liturgical chamber choirs and specialises in both early and contemporary church music from England and around Europe.

Conducted by Toby Wardman, 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.

Comedian Dave Spikey will perform his Juggling on a Motorbike show in The Mart Theatre at 7.30pm on Thursday, April 13.

Dave, a former biomedical scientist in the NHS, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his comedy career.

His show

Tickets for both shows 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 Film Club will screen the film Rams at 5.15pm on Sunday, April 2, in the Plaza Cinema, on Sackville Street.

A short film by local filmmakers will start the evening.

The film is open to everyone and tickets cost £5.50 for film club members and £6.50 for non-members.

Skipton Folk Unplugged will host a singers night starting at 8.30pm on Monday at the Narrow Boat, on Victoria Street. The trio, the Trials of Cato, will perform on Monday, March 27.

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 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.

It was composed between 1865 and 1868, comprises seven movements and was Brahms’s longest composition.

It is sacred but non-liturgical, and unlike the long tradition of the Latin Requiem, this is a Requiem in the German language.

The concert opens with Schumann’s powerfully melodramatic Manfred.

Elspeth Slorach is the conductor for Settle Orchestra and Langcliffe Singers are directed by Nigel Waugh.

The former BT telephone box, which houses the Gallery on the Green, returns to its origins with its current exhibit which focuses on phones.

Mobiles, landlines, phone boxes, phone lines, puns and jokes and all sorts of pictures of telephones, real and imaginary, 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 until May 13.

Daoirí Farrell and the Damien O'Kane Trio will perform in concert at Settle Victoria Hall at 8pm tonight.

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.

The duo Ezio, which includes frontman Lunedei and guitarist Booga, will perform in Settle Victoria Hall at 8pm tomorrow.

In their 26-year career, the band have made a habit of dabbling in any style of music that takes their fancy, and their ninth studio album Daylight Moon is no different.

Doors open at 7.15pm and tickets cost £14.

Dead Mans Uke along with The League of Ukulele Gentleman, Danielle Perkins, Liam Capper-Starr, Michael Adcock and the Nanukes of the North, will perform as part of the Yorkshire Dales Ukulele Weekender Gala Show being held in Settle Victoria Hall at 7.30pm on Saturday.

Doors open at 6.45pm and all tickets cost £12.50.

There are ukulele workshops and other activities over the weekend. To find out more visit

Peter Pan, the latest production by Settle Amateur Operatic Society’s junior group, will be staged in the Settle Victoria Hall at 7pm on Friday, March 23, and Saturday, March 24.

Tickets costing £8 for adults £8, £5 for children and £22 for a family £22, are available by ringing the box office on 01729 825718. Balcony seats are also available at a cost £10.

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.

The story is about a nervous vicar's wife who has a vision of God at the local off-licence.

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

BARNOLDSWICK: Geoff Achison and the UK Souldiggers will perform in concert at7pm on Thursday, April 6, at Barnoldswick Music and Arts Centre, 18-22 Rainhall Road.

The St Patrick's and St Joseph's Day ceilidh featuring the Quadrille Ceilidh Band will be held on Saturday 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.

CONONLEY: Cononley Cinema Club will screen the BAFTA award winning I, Daniel Blake, at 7pm on Sunday, March 26, at Cononley Village Institute.

Tickets are available at Cononley Village Shop.