SKIPTON: Skipton Auction Mart will host The Yorkshire Flea from 9am to 4pm on Sunday, July 2.

The new flea market will feature up to 300 stands of vintage and retro collectables, as well as antique goods. Tickets cost £3 on the door.

Email queries to or Alternatively call 01274 588505 or 07889 828288.

The Pink Floyd tribute band What the Floyd? will perform at 7.30pm on Sunday, July 9, in The Mart Theatre.

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

Young writers aged 16 to 25 with Pentabus Rural Theatre Company will present eight short plays starting at 7pm tomorrow in Skipton Town Hall.

The short play performances, which are titled New Futures, range in topics from homelessness to office politics to time machines.

Tickets cost £7.50 or £5 for under 25s.

Phoenix Dance Theatre, the UK’s longest standing contemporary dance company outside of London, will perform the show ReFINED at 7.45pm Monday in Skipton Town Hall.

ReFINED is a mixed programme packed with solos, duets, trios and quartets from some of Phoenix's recent work.

This programme showcases movements choreographed by a number of leading names from within the industry.

Tickets cost £10 or £8 for under 18s.

Tickets for both shows are available from the Tourist Information Centre in the town hall, which is open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Saturday, or by ringing 01756 792809.

New Light: Illuminating artefacts, a free exhibition at Craven Museum in Skipton Town Hall, will open Saturday and run until the end of July.

The exhibition is a body of work created by digital artist Paul Miller.

The exhibition will be open every day from 10am to 4pm, except Sundays.

Skipton Folk Unplugged will host a performance by Caffrey McGurk Madge starting at 8.30pm on Monday at the Narrow Boat, on Victoria Street. Monday, July 3, will be a singers night.

SETTLE: Settle Orchestra ends its 50th anniversary season with a celebratory concert on Saturday at Christ Church in Skipton.

The programme will range from the first piece ever played by the orchestra to two new commissions written especially for the anniversary by orchestra alumni.

To open the concert, the orchestra will play the Overture to The Caliph of Baghdad, which opened the very first concert in December 1967.

This piece will be conducted by Howard Rogerson, who was conductor of the orchestra for 15 years from 1992 to 2007, and the remainder of the concert will be under the baton of principal conductor Ola Ness.

The concert will start at 2.30pm and be followed by a party to which all audience members are invited.

Tickets cost £12 and will be available from Cave and Crag in Settle, Bentham Post Office and Skipton Camera Centre.

The next Settle Sessions will be held at 7.30pm tomorrow at The Folly in Settle.

The event will feature poems about elephants and prize-winning poets Ron Scowcroft and Kathleen Jones.

Tickets cost £6 and are available from Cave and Crag, The Courtyard Dairy, The Folly or on the door.

It will also be the group's annual reception at 6.30pm to which everyone is welcome.

Award-winning artist Tom Palin is displaying his paintings until July 8 in the former BT telephone box that is now the Gallery on the Green in Settle.

English rock band the Strawbs will give an acoustic performance at 8pm on Saturday in Settle Victoria Hall.

Doors open at 7.15pm and all tickets cost £18.50.

Moishe's Bagel will perform at 7.30pm on Sunday at 8pm on Friday, June 30, in Settle Victoria Hall.

The five-piece band, made up of a Chilean tango singer and four like-minded musicians, will perform klezmer, jazz and Latin music.

Doors open at 6.45pm and all tickets cost £14.

Every Egg a Bird Theatre Company will perform the play Car Park King at 8pm on Friday, June 30, in Settle Victoria Hall.

The play is a new original comedy about the life of King of England, Richard III.

Doors open at 7.15pm. To book tickets, visit

American folk band Low Lily will perform at 7.30pm on Sunday, July 2, in Settle Victoria Hall.

Doors open at 6.45pm and all tickets cost £12.

BARNOLDSWICK: Benji Kirkpatrick and The Excess will perform in concert at 7.30pm on Friday, July 14, in the Barnoldswick Music and Arts Centre, 18-22 Rainhall Road.

Tickets are available by ringing 01282 813374 or 07712 628366.

BURTON-IN-LONSDALE: The Fitzwilliam Quartet will celebrate the life of Chris Rowland with a special concert at 7pm on Wednesday, July 5, in All Saints Church.

Dr Rowland, a world-renown violinist who lived in Burton-in-Lonsdale for 20 years, was a founding member of the Fitzwilliam Quartet.

The programme will include Beethoven, Bach and other chamber music.

No ticket is required, but there will be a retiring collection to support the church.

CARLETON-IN-CRAVEN: Iron Horse Country Music Club welcomes the return of singer/songwriter Hayden Allen to Carleton Social Club on Saturday, July 8.

Solo artist Hayden combines classic country songs with self-penned material. Dancers and listeners are welcome.

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

Iron Horse CMC will also hold a charity hog roast in aid on Cave Rescue from 2pm to 11.30pm on Sunday, June 25, in the Malham Suite at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton.

The country music and dancing event will feature Nigel Slater and the Haleys, with music also being provided by Rocky Top Country DJ. There will also be a charity raffle.

Admission, which is by ticket only, costs £20 and includes the hog roast.

GRASSINGTON: The Grassington Festival is being held until Saturday, July 1. There will be a variety of activities and performances held each day.

For more information about the festival and to see the full programme visit

GIGGLESWICK: With One Voice, a finale concert in the Voices of Craven series, will be performed at 7pm on Saturday in Giggleswick School Chapel.

The programme, put together by choral director Tom Leech, will feature soloists, soprano Bibi Heal and baritone Douglas Rice-Bowen (baritone), along with a team of professional singers and musicians performing with the Voices of Craven choir.

Tickets costing £10 can be purchased from, ringing 01729 893180 or visiting