SKIPTON: 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.

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

Skipton Players will perform the psychological drama Iron by Rona Munro from April 18 to 22nd at Skipton Little Theatre, on Clifford Street.

Rona Munro’s production of Iron is a set in a women’s prison and tells the story of a mother and daughter who try to break through the barriers of time, memory and punishment which separate them.

Tickets for non members cost £10, or £5 for under 16s and students. They are available online at or by ringing 07527 141176 from 14 days before the production.

Skipton Choral Society will perform its Easter concert at 7.30pm on Saturday at Christ Church in Skipton.

The programme includes Hubert Parry’s 'Blest Pair of Sirens', Charles Villiers Stanford’s 'Te Deum', Ralph Vaughan Williams’ 'Let all the world in every corner sing' and Antonio Vivaldi’s 'Gloria'.

Tickets costing £8.50 are available from choir members or from Sheila Bloomfield on 01756 751879 or 07933 925875 or emailing her at

The Skipton Building Society Camerata will perform Bach’s St John Passion in a Good Friday concert at Skipton Town Hall at 7.30pm on Friday, April 14.

This oratorio was first performed in Leipzig, Germany, on Good Friday in 1724 and tells the story of the passion/crucifixion of Christ based on the gospel of St John.

The orchestra will be conducted by Ben Crick with soloists including tenor Richard Rowe as the Evangelist and baritone Mark Saberton as Christ.

The will be supported by Joanne Dexter (soprano), Melanie Lodge (alto) and Nicholas Sales (tenor) and the Clothworkers Consort choir from Leeds.

Tickets cost £20, £18 for over 60s, £9 for ages 18 to 25 and £4 for under 18s and are available at

The Skipton group Just Sing, along with associated groups Singing for Fun and Singing and Dancing, will hold an Easter Ceilidh on Friday, April 21, at St Andrew's Church Hall in Skipton.

The ceilidh will run from 6pm to 8.30pm and the well-known ceilidh band Millstone will play the music.

As well as dancing, there will also be plenty of singing for those who enjoy it.

Tickets are £2 for members of any of these groups and £4 for guests. Everybody is welcome.

Barbara Bentley, a member of Just Sing, will be the caller at this event.

To reserve a ticket call Sue Jackson on 01756 796967 (collect and pay on the door).

Skipton Film Club will screen the film I, Daniel Blake at 5.15pm on Sunday, May 7, 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 performance by Mark Dowding, a stalwart of the Lancashire folk scene, starting at 8.30pm on Monday at the Narrow Boat, on Victoria Street. There will be a singers night on Monday, April 17.

SETTLE: Moments Captured in Stitch, an exhibition by Cate Holland, will be on display at the Gallery on the Green until May 13.

Local artist and former art teacher Cate takes as her theme for the exhibition the concept of waiting for the release that spring brings after a season of being caged in.

Brit award winner Beverley Craven will perform in concert at 8pm on Saturday in Settle Victoria Hall

After the success of her recent album Change of Heart, Beverley will perform her new songs alongside timeless classics Promise Me, Holding On, Woman To Woman and Love Scenes.

Doors open at 7.15pm and all tickets cost £22.50.

BARNOLDSWICK: Reynard the Fox, a family theatre show performed on a traditional wooden cart, will be performed at 11.30am, 3pm and 6pm on Wednesday at the Rainhall Centre.

Presented by The Fabularium Theatre Company, the tale of Reynard the Fox follows the woodland’s most infamous scoundrel, who prides himself on being the trickster of the forest.

But when the Woodland Court announces the theft of the King’s Crown Jewels, the animal kingdom immediately blame the fox and Reynard must do everything he can to prove his innocence.

To book tickets ring 01282 345200.

Geoff Achison and the UK Souldiggers will perform in concert tonight at the Barnoldswick Music and Arts Centre, 18-22 Rainhall Road. Doors open at 7.30pm and the concert begins at 8pm.

Blues singer and guitarist Mark Harrison will perform at the Barnoldswick Music and Arts Centre at 7pm on Saturday.

Tickets for these concerts are available by ringing 01282 813374 or 07712 628366.

CARLETON-IN-CRAVEN: Dave Ritchie will return to the Iron Horse Country Music Club on Saturday.

Listeners and dancers are welcome to the performance at Carleton Social Club.

Doors open 7.15pm and tickets cost £5 on the door.

GIGGLESWICK: Settle Stories and 2Magpies will present the cycling story Ventoux at 7.30pm on Friday, April 21, in the Richard Whiteley Theatre.

Ventoux is the most fearsome mountain encountered on the Tour de France, but it is also the story of Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani – whose drug-fuelled race there in 2000 was the most dramatic the cycling world had ever seen.

Ventoux uses breathtaking video and a pair of road bikes to chart the parallel lives of these champions who overcame great adversity in tandem.

Tickets cost £12 if booked online at They will also be available on the door for £14.

The musical comedy drama La La Land will be screened in the Richard Whiteley Theatre at 3.30pmo, Sunday, April 23.

The film stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

To book tickets, ring the box office on 01729 893180 or visit

GRASSINGTON: Grassington Community Cinema will screen two films on Saturday in Grassington Town Hall.

Children's film Trolls will be screened at 4.30pm in the Octagon Theatre followed by A United Kingdom, a film for adults, at 7.30pm.

Tickets for each show costs £5 for adults and £2.50 for children. All welcome.

A bar, popcorn and ice cream will be available.