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What's on in Craven
3:44pm Thursday 26th April 2012 in Craven Events
Skipton Building Society Camerata will give a concert at Christ Church on Saturday.
The orchestra, conducted by Ben Crick, will perform Vaughan Williams’ Variations on a Theme, Bach’s Orchestral Suite No 3 and Durufle’s Requiem.
The concert starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost £15 (£13 for concessions) from Skipton Tourist Information Centre or from skiptoncamerata.com.
* Merseymania comes to Skipton tomorrow (Friday) The show, based on two nights at the Cavern Club in the 1960s, will be staged at the Town Hall at 7.30pm. It will feature Settle College student Emily Shrimpton as Cilla Black as well as music from the Beatles, Stones, Kinks, Searchers, Drifters and The Who.
Tickets cost £10 from Skipton Tourist Information Centre or ring (01756) 792809.
* Skipton Players are staging the black farce, The Anniversary, at Skipton Little Theatre.
The show runs until Saturday, starting at 7.30pm. For tickets, call 07527 141176 or email skipton.
* The stories of Baron Munchausen and his anarchic flights of fantasy form the basis of The Wardrobe of Feathers, which is to be performed at the Mart Theatre tomorrow (Friday).
There is another family offering on Saturday, when a new adaption of Aesop’s fable The Hare and the Tortoise is performed.
The Mart film nights continue tonight (Thursday) with a screening of This is Spinal Tap.
Visit themarttheatre.org.uk or call (01756) 706460 for tickets.
* The Craven Museum and Gallery is hosting Contemporary Ceramics: A Personal Collection, featuring 20th century studio ceramics loaned by a private collector.
There is also a subsidiary selling exhibition of work by internationally known Yorkshire ceramicists David Roberts, Jim Robison and Cross Hills-based Anna Lambert.
LipService Theatre Company returns to Victoria Hall tonight (Thursday), with the Sherlock Holmes-inspired Move over Moriarty.
Young musicians from RAMJam will stage their annual concert at the hall on Saturday. They will be joined by their “big brother” Dales Jam and a surprise guest soloist from the jazz world.
Tribute band Roxyrama performs on Saturday, May 12, playing every Roxy Music single and all of Bryan Ferry’s top ten singles as well as some choice album cuts.
Visit settlevictoriahall.co.uk or call (01729) 825718 for tickets.
* The Museum of North Craven Life, housed in the Folly, is staging two exhibitions – Off the Page: the Story of Dalesman Magazine and Portraits by local artist Sam Dalby.
* Linton Court Gallery is hosting a solo show of work by Burton-in-Lonsdale artist Chris Rigby.
He will give a talk about the exhibition on Wednesday, at 7pm. Admission is £6. For more information, visit gavaganart.com.
* The Gallery on the Green, housed in an old phone box in Upper Settle, is hosting an electronic exhibition featuring the work of documentary photographer, Martin Parr.
Mobile Phone Culture: 1995 - 2011 traces the use of the mobile phone in widely different cultures and contexts. For information, visit galleryonthegreen.org.uk.
The Flagcrackers of Craven, Inclognito and Keighley Road Jolly Wassailers will present music, clog dancing and border morris dancing on the village green on Sunday at 2pm.
A puppet show aimed at youngsters aged from four to seven will be staged at the Rainhall Centre on Sunday.
Cloud Man, which starts at 3pm, features a blend of puppetry, storytelling and visuals. Tickets cost £6 or £20 for a family of four from the centre on (01282) 818250.
* A Northern Soul Night will be staged at Rolls Royce Leisure Centre on Saturday.
The event runs from 8pm to 1am, with admission £5 on the door.
The Langcliffe Singers will perform their spring concert at St James’s Church on Saturday. The concert starts at 7.30pm and tickets costing £10 are available from Settle Music, Cave and Crag, Bentham Post Office, Clapham Village Shop or on the door.
Grassington Players’ production of The Cracked Pot, by acclaimed playwright and author Blake Morrison, opens at the Town Hall tonight (Thursday).
The show runs until Saturday and tickets are available from The Hub in Grassington on (01756) 752222 and cost £5 in advance or £7 on the door.
Slaidburn Silver Band will give a concert in St Aidan’s Church on Saturday at 7pm. Admission is £6, which includes wine and cheese, and tickets are available from Jean McHale on (01729) 850329 or on the door.