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What's on in Craven
3:05pm Thursday 5th July 2012 in Leisure
Skipton Ladies Choir will give its summer concert on Saturday.
The choir’s repertoire comprises two, three and four-part arrangements of a wide variety of music, including sacred and secular and ancient and modern.
The concert will take place at Skipton Baptist Church, Otley Street, at 7.30pm and tickets will be available on the door.
* Two events have been organised to raise money for the roof appeal at Skipton Little Theatre.
Revue, an evening of songs both old and new and sketches by members, will be held tomorrow (Friday) and Anthony Shaffer’s play, Sleuth, will be staged from Tuesday, July 31 to Saturday, August 4.
For tickets, call 07527 141176 or email skipton.little.theatre@ gmail.com.
* Skipton Camerata will give two summer concerts this month.
It will perform Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Courperin and Beethoven’s Symphony 3, Eroica, at Christ Church, Skipton, next Saturday, July 14, and at East Riddlesden Hall, near Keighley, next Sunday.
Both events start at 7.30pm.
Tickets for the concerts cost £15 for adults and £13 for concessions and are available from Skipton Tourist information Centre or from skiptoncamerata.com.
* Holy Trinity Church will host an organ recital next Saturday, July 14. Assistant director of music, Charles Dobson, will perform at 1.30pm, with free admission and a retiring collection.
* Photographer Tim Smith explores how tea links North Yorkshire and the troubled African country of Rwanda in an exhibition at the Craven Museum and Gallery.
Last year Tim travelled to three tea estates supplying Harrogate-based Taylors, home of Yorkshire Tea and Yorkshire Gold, which lie among mountains along Rwanda’s borders with Burundi and Congo.
Tim photographed each stage of the tea manufacturing process and discovered how the industry is transforming Rwanda following its bloody recent history.
His exhibition, Tea: From The Land Of A Thousand Hills, runs until September 22.
Spacebats perform at the Victoria Hall next Saturday, July 14. Covering classic rock through to powerpop, the event starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost £6 via the box office on (01729) 825718.
* A new exhibition will open at Linton Court Gallery on Tuesday.
Art and the Garden will feature paintings, prints, sculpture, collage and glass.
* The current exhibition at the Gallery on the Green has a celebration theme.
For generations Settle has celebrated royal events with communal gatherings, elaborate arches, fancy dress parades and more besides.
The gallery is presenting a visual history of these celebrations using photographs and printed ephemera dating back to 1887.
For more information, visit galleryonthegreen.org.uk.
The Wesley Singers from Leeds perform at Cross Hills Methodist Church on Saturday.
Their concert, Music, Mirth and Song, includes a variety of items from light classical, music from the shows and religious works, interspersed with humorous items.
The concert begins at 7pm and tickets are £5.
Settle Music holds regular guitar sessions at the institute.
The next get together is tomorrow (Friday) from 7pm to 9pm.
Subsequent sessions will be held on the second Friday of the month.
For tickets or further information, email email@example.com, ring (01729) 825884 or call in at 4b Linton Court, Duke Street.