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What's on in Craven
3:39pm Thursday 12th July 2012 in Leisure
Comedian Phill Jupitus will entertain at the Mart Theatre.
He will appear in “You’re Probably Wondering Why I’ve Asked You Here” on Saturday, July 28.
Earlier in the day, the Mart will play host to Tall Stories and their latest stage show, The Snail and the Whale. Aimed at youngsters aged from four, it combines storytelling, live music and lots of laughs.
Contact (01756) 706460 or visit themarttheatre.org.uk for tickets.
* Skipton Players have organised an extra production to raise money for the roof appeal at Skipton Little Theatre.
The theatre, which needs to raise a five-figure sum to replace the workshop roof, will stage Anthony Shaffer’s Sleuth from Tuesday, July 31, to Saturday, August 4. For tickets, call 07527 141176 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* 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, on Saturday and at East Riddlesden Hall, near Keighley, on Sunday.
Both events start at 7.30pm.
Tickets cost £15 for adults and £13 for concessions from Skipton Tourist information Centre or from skiptoncamerata.com.
* Holy Trinity Church will host an organ recital on Saturday.
Organist and composer Paul Fisher, who lives in North Craven, will perform at 1.30pm, with free admission and a retiring collection.
* The Diggle Brass Band, from Saddleworth, will play at a jubilee concert at Skipton Town Hall next Saturday, July 21.
The concert starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost £8 from Skipton Tourist Centre or (01457) 873937.
* Photographer Tim Smith explores how tea links North Yorkshire and the troubled African country of Rwanda in the latest exhibition at Craven Museum and Gallery.
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. His exhibition, Tea: From The Land Of A Thousand Hills, runs until September 22.
The Folly has launched two new exhibitions. The first, Victoria Cave Revisited, celebrates the discovery of the cave in 1837 and its excavation in the 1870s. To support the exhibition, Tom Lord will give a talk, Victoria Cave: a Neglected Monument of Victorian Science, on Saturday at 7.30pm.
The second exhibition, Time to Celebrate, looks at how local communities celebrate and mark special occasions.
* Spacebats perform at the Victoria Hall on Saturday. Covering classic rock through to powerpop, the event starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost £6 from (01729) 825718.
* Giggleswick and Settle Brass Band is holding a free German Oompah night at Settle Social Club on Wednesday at 7.30pm.
* The Gallery on the Green’s current exhibition explores how, for generations, Settle has celebrated royal events with communal gatherings, triumphal arches, brass bands and fancy dress parades.
For more information, visit galleryonthegreen.org.uk.
* Settle Music is holding a series of sessions where musicians can play together.
The next session will take place in the meeting room above PBA-Ecology next Thursday, July 19, from 7pm to 9pm. The charge is £5 per person and all instruments, styles and abilities are welcome.
The Quincy Street Quintet will perform at The Black Bull on Monday, July 23.
Cononley Singers will hold their summer concerts at the school at 7.30pm tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday. Tickets are available from Cononley Post Office.
Eldroth Church will host an evening of music and words on Sunday. Songs for a Summer Evening starts at 7pm.
Planet Rabbit Productions will present its comedy, I Want to Hold Your Hand, at the Octagon Theatre on Saturday.
The play is set in 1963 in a terraced house in the North of England, where there are two teenage girls with one love – The Beatles.
The play starts at 7.30pm.
The Cobbydale Singers will give a concert as part of the 300th anniversary celebrations at St James’s Church.
The concert takes place in the church next Saturday, July 21, at 7.30pm and tickets cost £5 on the door or in advance from Sheila Thompson on (01535) 656420.
Buckden Singers are to stage two summer concerts.
They will perform at St Michael and All Angels’, Hubberholme, next Friday, July 20, and at St Margaret Clitherow Church, Threshfield, next Saturday, July 21.
Both concerts start at 7.30pm and tickets, costing £7 for adults and £1 for children, are available from Megan Lightfoot on (01756) 760399 or email email@example.com.