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What's on in Craven
3:09pm Thursday 19th July 2012 in Leisure
Skipton : Angel Performance Arts and The Mart Theatre have joined forces for a two-week summer drama workshop on technology.
The workshop, which starts on Monday, is an opportunity for young people with an interest in drama to learn new skills in a fun and encouraging environment.
To book, contact Andy Lynan on 07747 697752.
* The Mart Theatre will play host to Tall Stories and their show, The Snail and the Whale, next Saturday, July 28, at 11.30am and 2.30pm.
Aimed at youngsters aged from four, it combines storytelling, live music and lots of laughs.
The following day, Sunday, July 29, comedian Phill Jupitus will stage his “You’re Probably Wondering Why I’ve Asked You Here” show.
For tickets, call (01756) 706460 or visit themarttheatre.org.uk.
* Skipton Players will stage Anthony Shaffer’s Sleuth from Tuesday, July 31, to Saturday, August 4, to raise money for the Skipton Little Theatre roof appeal. For tickets, call 07527 141176 or email skipton.little.theatre@ gmail.com.
* The Diggle Brass Band from Saddleworth will play at a jubilee concert at Skipton Town Hall on Saturday at 7.30pm.
Tickets cost £8 from Skipton Tourist Information Centre or call (01457) 873937.
* Mill Bridge Gallery is hosting an exhibition titled The Great British Summer, which reflects the quirkiness of summers in Britain, both past and present.
It features work by Margaret Hockney, sister of artist David Hockney, photographer David Sault, sculptor Darrell Evanes and Skipton photographer Henry Meyer.
* Photographer Tim Smith explores how tea links North Yorkshire and the troubled African country of Rwanda in an exhibition at Craven Museum and Gallery.
Settle : The Folly has launched two exhibitions, including Victoria Cave Revisited, which celebrates the discovery of the cave in 1837 and its excavation in the 1870s.
For the second exhibition, Time to Celebrate, the museum has been loaned memorabilia and photographs from every part of North Craven that show how people have celebrated royal events, family reunions, galas, community shows and school anniversaries.
* Victoria Hall, in conjunction with TRAMPS, will screen the 1954 musical, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, at 7pm on Wednesday. Tickets cost £5.
On Wednesday, August 1, the film will be Hairspray, a PG certificate.
*Settle Social Club is hosting a Soul in the Dales night next Sunday, July 29, from 8.30am.
BARNOLDSWICK: St Joseph’s Community Centre will present an evening of 60s soul, Northern and Tamla Motown, next Saturday, July 28. The event will run from 7.30pm and admission is £3 on the door.
BOLTON ABBEY: Pianist Emanuel (Manny) Vass will perform at the final concert of the season to be staged at Bolton Abbey Priory.
The concert will be staged next Friday, July 27, at 7.30pm and tickets cost £10 from the church office on (01756) 710238.
Cross Hills : Craven Accordion Orchestra will host a club night performance at Cross Hills Social Club on Tuesday, from 7.30pm.
The orchestra, the UK champions for 2012, will play a varied programme and Christina Longbottom will provide vocals.
Admission is free.
LANGCLIFFE: The 100th anniversary of the birth of Woody Guthrie will be celebrated with an open mic event at Langcliffe Institute on Saturday.
All are invited to come along and listen to and/or play a selection of songs written by, or inspired by, the American folk legend. The event starts at 8pm and tickets cost £5 from Settle Music on (01729) 825838.
Silsden : Proms on the Farm returns for its ninth year on Saturday at Sycamore Farm, Brunthwaite. The field will be open from 2pm to set up picnics, with the music starting at 7pm.
Tickets are £10 from Twiggs Newsagents, Kirkgate, Silsden. Awning space can be booked by phoning (01535) 654509.
For more information, visit promson the farm.co.uk.
* The Cobbydale Singers will give a concert as part of the 300th anniversary celebrations at St James’ Church.
The concert will take place in the church on Saturday at 7.30pm and tickets cost £5 on the door or call Sheila Thompson on (01535) 656420.