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What's on in Craven
3:26pm Thursday 28th June 2012 in Leisure
Chamber choir Pinsuti will perform “Music and Majesty: 17th and 18th Century Music For Royalty” in Christ Church next Saturday, July 7.
The choir will be joined by a string ensemble and organist Christopher Rathbone.
All profits from the concert, which starts at 7.30pm, will go to Skipton and Craven Action for Disability (SCAD). Tickets cost £8 on the door or £5 in advance from SCAD shops in Skipton and Ilkley, or from choir members.
* The Mart Theatre is hosting a Hansel of Film tonight (Thursday).
It will comprise a free showing of short films, which are being transported around the country by Shetland Arts to celebrate the London 2012 Olympics and the torch relay.
The Mart’s focus turns to music when Chris Connor performs his tribute to the King of Rock, Elvis Presley, on Saturday.
For tickets, call the box office on (01756) 706460 or visit themarttheatre.org.uk
* Limehouse Lizzy will perform “an action-packed pyrotechnic-fuelled explosion of a show” in the town hall tomorrow (Friday).
Limehouse Lizzy works to keep the spirit of rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive.
The band will perform at 8.30pm and tickets are available from (01756) 792809 or online at limehouselizzy.com
* Skipton Ladies Choir will give its summer concert next Saturday, July 7.
The choir’s repertoire comprises arrangements of a wide variety of music, including sacred and secular and ancient and modern.
The concert will take place at Skipton Baptist Church, on Otley Street, at 7.30pm and tickets will be available on the door.
* Hicks and Goulbourn, a guitar and vocal duo, will perform at Skipton Folk Unplugged when it meets at the Narrowboat pub on Monday at 8.30pm.
* Photographer Tim Smith explores how tea links North Yorkshire and the African country of Rwanda in the latest exhibition at Craven Museum and Gallery.
Last year, Tim travelled to three tea estates supplying Harrogate-based Taylors, which lie among mountains rising along Rwanda’s borders with Burundi and Congo.
His exhibition, Tea: From The Land Of A Thousand Hills, runs until September 22.
The Gallery on the Green is presenting a visual history of royal celebrations in the town, using 40 historic photographs and printed ephemera, the earliest dating back to 1887.
For more information, visit galleryonthegreen.org.uk.
The Manchester Chorale will perform at Bolton Abbey Priory on Saturday.
The choir of 30 mixed voices has a repertoire ranging from scared to secular music. The concert will be staged at 7.30pm and tickets cost £10 from (01756) 710586.
Settle Music holds regular guitar sessions at the institute.
The next one is next Friday, July 6, from 7pm to 9pm. For tickets, email email@example.com, ring (01729) 825884 or call in at 4b Linton Court, Duke Street.