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Settle Community News
3:54pm Thursday 19th September 2013 in News
Race night: Settle Rotary Club and Settle Freemasons have joined forces to host a race night at the rugby club next Friday, September 27. It will raise funds to help with the refurbishment of the Drill Hall, which is used by Settle Scouts. Tickets cost £5 (including supper) from Settle Rotary on 07929 207538 or 07905 405925.
New Life: Thanks go to all who supported the event at the Victoria Hall in aid of the New Life charity for disabled children. A number of raffle prizes have not been claimed and the owners of the following tickets should contact 01729 8351040 to arrange collection of their prizes: 314 (L Gorst), 148 (Hudson), 169 (Janet) and 215.
Putting competition: Settle Cricket Club, in conjunction with Settle Golf Club, is holding The Great British Putting Championship on Sunday between 11am and 5pm. This competition is open to all ages and offers a £50 cash prize for the winner. Entry is £5 for adults and £3 for juniors, including a burger.
Victoria Hall: Folk band Houghton Weavers perform on Saturday. An Antipodean Summer in Antarctica is the subject of Tim Labrum’s lecture next Thursday, September 26. The talk will provide an insight into his time on an expedition researching climate change. In association with Skipton Puppet festival there will be a performance of Gruffalo Child next Friday morning. Contact the box office on 01729 825718 or visit settlevictoriahall.org.uk
The Folly: Tomorrow at 7.30pm Dr David Johnson will give a talk on Aspects of the Historical Landscapes of North Craven: from Balks and Bercaries to Butts and Beastgait. Tickets are £6 from 01729 822893.
Women’s Institute: Ingleborough Group Show takes place in Ingleton Community Centre on Saturday from 1pm. The walking group will meet at Settle Market Place next Thursday, September 26, to catch the 9.30am Skipton bus for Thornton-in-Craven, where there will be a level walk of about five-and-a-half miles. The Christmas shopping trip will be to York on Wednesday, November 20, and will cost £12.50. At the next meeting on Wednesday, October 2, Jen Darling will give a talk on Books for Booklovers and the competition is for a bookmark.
Big Breakfast: A Settle Big Breakfast takes place on Saturday at 8.30am at the Friends Meeting House. The guest speaker will be the Rev Stuart Stobart, priest in charge at Long Preston and Hellifield. Admission is £3. To reserve a place call 01729 825285.
Artisans fair: Settle Artisans Fair will take place at the Victoria Hall on Saturday from 9am to 3pm.
Folk Club: The Three Peaks Folk Club will hold its Sally Day concert at Settle Social Club on Saturday at 8.30pm. The evening will feature songs and stories favoured by Sally Wright. Entry is £6.
Parish Church: The second in a series of recitals celebrating the centenary of the installation of the Binns organ at Settle Parish Church takes place on Saturday at 7.30pm. The recital will be given by church’s own organist Graham Toft. The concert is free with a retiring collection. The church will host a Big Sing workshop on Sunday at 7pm with John Bell, speaker, writer and composer. A donation of £2 is requested. The last Tuesday lunch of the season will take place next week.
Pop-up studio: Settle Station will host an art event on Sunday, when Sarah Hutton opens a pop-up artist’s studio in the booking office between 11am and 4pm.
Age UK: Age UK North Craven will hold its annual general meeting at St John’s Hall on Wednesday, from 3pm to 5.30pm. There will be a meeting at 3pm followed by refreshments and an opportunity to find out more about the activities offered in the area.
Film night: The next film to be shown by TRAMPS at the Victoria Hall will be A Royal Affair. The film is in Danish with English subtitles and will be shown on Wednesday at 7.45pm.
Gardening Club: Settle and District Gardening Club will meet on Wednesday at 1pm in Townhead Court. There will be a Jacob’s Join and a talk about Gardening in Italy by Dorothy Clay. There is a £3 admission charge for non-members.
Coffee morning: As part of the world’s biggest coffee morning, coffee will be served at Dalehome, Station Road, from 10am to noon next Friday, September 27. All are welcome to support the work of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Storytelling festival: The festival will take place from October 10 to 13 and will offer a range of events suitable for all ages. Tickets are available via settlestories.org.uk, Settle Music on 01729 825838 or Victoria Hall on 01729 825718.