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What's on in the area
2:14pm Thursday 30th August 2012 in Leisure
SKIPTON: 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.
His exhibition, Tea: From The Land Of A Thousand Hills, runs until September 22.
Settle : The Folly is staging two exhibitions. The first, Victoria Cave Revisited, celebrates the discovery of the cave by Settle men Michael Horner and Joseph Jackson in 1837.
As well as showcasing some of the finds from the cave, the exhibition illustrates its continuing significance.
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.
Both exhibitions will run until October 28.
The Folly is also hosting an evening of poetry and pictures, “Along the Settle and Carlisle Line”, tomorrow (Friday) at 7.30pm. It will feature poetry and pictures from Alan Daltrey and Nick Jones.
Tickets cost £6 from the Folly or call (01729) 822893. There is limited seating so early booking is advised.
* The newly-opened Lime Gallery, located in the new Courtyard development, is showcasing the work of artists inspired by nature and the surrounding landscape.
Its Wish You Were Here exhibition runs until September 16.
BOLTON-BY-BOWLAND: Bolton-by-Bowland Drama Group will be treading the boards at the village hall next month.
It is staging the comedy, The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery, on September 13, 14 and 15. Curtains rise at 7.30pm and tickets cost £6 for adults and £3 for concessions.
Giggleswick : Settle Photographic Group members are exhibiting their pictures at St Alkelda’s Church from Saturday until Sunday, September 9.
* An exhibition of “Creativity” is being staged at Giggleswick School The week-long exhibition, which ends on Sunday, features the work of students, teachers and resident artists, past and present, of Giggleswick School.
Exhibits include fine art, textiles, graphics, ceramics, jewellery, printmaking, costume design, photography, architecture and product design. The exhibition is being staged in the Glover Art School and is open from 11am to 4pm.
Grassington : Grassington Players are bringing alive the story of the Calendar Girls.
The group is set to become the first in the country to stage an amateur performance of the smash-hit play by Tim Firth, which tells the story of a group of Rylstone WI members who made international news when they launched a nude calendar in 1999.
The show opens tomorrow (Friday) and will be repeated on Saturday, and next Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 6, 7 and 8.
Tickets are available from Grassington Hub on 01756 752222.
LANGCLIFFE: Settle Music holds regular guitar sessions at the institute. They take place on the second Friday of each month, from 7pm to 9pm, and the next session is on Friday, September 14.
For tickets or further information, email email@example.com, ring (01729) 825884 or call in at 4b Linton Court, Duke Street.
SUTTON-IN-CRAVEN: Songs and Sketches is the title of this year’s summer production by Sutton Amateurs. The group will present the variety show at Sutton Village Hall next Friday and Saturday, September 7 and 8. Tickets are available from (01535) 632289.
HACKFALL WOODS: Grassington-based Penny Plain Theatre will perform in Hackfall Woods next Sunday, September 9.
The actors, in the guise of a travelling theatre company from the Victorian era, will perform Th’ Improved Macbeth and Hardcastle’s Summer of Love.
For full details, visit pennyplaintheatre.co.uk
KIRKBY LONSDALE: Kirkby Lonsdale Choral Society is holding a “come and sing” event in the Harlequin Theatre at Queen Elizabeth School next Thursday, September 6, from 7.15pm.
The open “taster” session is free and the plan is to sing three different pieces in a variety of styles of choral music.
There will be guidance for those new to choral singing.