Adult Events

Found 52 events. Displaying 1 - 10.

Big Issue North

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:00am
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

Festival Talk

 

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How to Tell a Story - Workshop

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:00am
1 hour 15 mins
The Royal Oak

Interested in the art of storytelling? If you’re a story enthusiast or educator and not sure how to structure, rehearse or perform a story, this workshop is for you! Explore a new perspective and way of telling a given tale. Experienced actress, educator and storyteller Ursula Holden Gill will share handy hints, practical exercises and planning techniques. 

16+ years

 

Suitable for anyone over the age of 16 

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Dungeons & Dragons Festival Cafe (Sat)

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:00am
until 5pm
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

Enter our fantasy land, a place for wizards, monsters and trolls.

Our festival cafe is always great fun and this year is no exception. Our inspiration for the cafe decoration (and volunteers serving you) will be Dungeons and Dragons so expect some fun with your tea and cake.

Great cakes and light bites at even greater prices! 

 

Karvan (Sat)

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:00am
until 4pm
Settle Market Place

 

Take time out by visiting KARVAN, a 16ft artistically renovated caravan in which you are invited to travel around the world through fiction and poetry.

 

FREE

Artists Hang Out

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:30am
1 hour
Bell Tent

Meet and network with artists at the festival. Share your creative practice and learn more about each other's work.

 

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Film Gala

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:30am
1 hour
Settle Victoria Hall

In our community are hidden extraordinary stories. 

Over the last two years, we've been working to tell them by creating stop motion animation films with Virpi Kettu of Kettu Studios. She's animated the likes of Wallace & Gromit and Radiohead's most recent music video.

 

FREE

On the Wings of Butterflies

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 11:00am
1 hour
The Joinery

 

Fly over continents, collecting the nectar of stories of love and seduction. Feel butterflies in your stomach…

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Clowning Workshop

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 11:30am
1 hour
The Royal Oak

 

A fast and furious introduction to clowning. Discover  the basics of clowning through the use of the red nose. Learn to play and offer ideas whilst discovering your own red nose persona.

No experience needed. Join us to find the freedom in finding your red nose. 

16+ years

 

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Emily Bronte - Talk

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 12:00pm
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

200 years on, what inspired Emily Bronte's novels? 2018 is the 200th birthday of Emily Bronte, radical poet, iconic daughter of Yorkshire and author of one of the most widely celebrated novels in the English language, Wuthering Heights.

 

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Doll Making

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 2:00pm
1 hour
Settle Community & Business Hub

Learn to make a simple doll with artist Martina Attille. You'll learn how to hand sew and stuff the doll you create. The question is who will that be and what srories will it tell?

This is a FREE event but please book below.

 

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Peak Performance

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 2:00pm
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

Explore how story and mindfulness can motivate and empower people to make change. During this panel discussion, you'll hear why story and mindfulness can empower people in various settings, including an argument for increasing such practices in health and well-being settings.

 

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The Queen & the Jester

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 2:00pm
1 hour
Settle Victoria Hall

Stupid, Stupid Songs & Some Very Sensible Stories

A festival premiere created & performed by Keith Donnelly & Ursula Holden Gill

 

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Stories for the Silver Tree

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 3:30pm
1 hour
The Royal Oak

Over the mountains and under the sky, searching for story and song . . . 

Bran’s lust for life lands her in hot water as often as it sets her free on her path of self-discovery. She longs for a place, a people and an elusive tree…

 

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Interactive Fiction

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 3:30pm
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

Smartphones are now our constant companions, influencing how we interact with the world and with each other.

In this talk, Alastair Horne will explore how these devices might be changing not only how we talk about stories - through social media and the web - but even the sort of stories we can tell.

 

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Soundscape & Story

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 5:30pm
1 hour
The Royal Oak

Workshop for storytellers 

Take your stories to the next level. This workshop will show you how  using soundscapes can evoke emotions and transport your audience to another world. You will learn to add a whole other dimension to the world of your story and further draw your audience into your narrative. 

16+ years

 

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Even in Wartime Children Play

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 6:00pm
1 hour
The Joinery

Children drawingA Settle Stories Festival Commission

A young Polish boy is separated from his father at the outbreak of war. He spends 20 years searching for him. When they are finally reunited things are not what they seem.

14+ years
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Candlelit Ghost Walk

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 6:30pm
1h 30 mins
Settle Victoria Hall

Weave through the cobbled streets of Settle by candlelight. A chance to show off your willow lanterns made earlier in the day.

Witchcraft, the Black Death and a host of other horrible histories await you on this spine-tingling, grisly ghost walk around town.

Suitable for all ages.

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Reflecting Fridas

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 7:00pm
1 hour
The Royal Oak

Frida Kahlo’s soul echoes in many of us. Her diversities, love, injuries and suffering were the subject for her work. A unique life, an exceptional woman. Her life and work inspire this show, created and performed by Brazilian storyteller Ana Maria Lines. 

 

 

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WI-FI Wars

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 7:30pm
1 hour
Settle Victoria Hall

A world record breaking live comedy game show where you play along, hosted by comedian Steve McNeil - Team Captain on Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit.

Log in with your smartphone/table (make sure you've got plenty of battery) and compete in a range of games, quizzes and challenges to win the show, and prizes! 

 

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Tales & a Tipple

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 8:30pm
1 hour
The Royal Oak

Comedy & stories for adult ears

Everyone knows there are only 7 stories in The World… So storyteller, musician and raconteur Keith Donnelly  has written 7 more. Seven tales of Magic and Wonder that you won't have heard before.

18+ years

 

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My Favourite Doll (Sun)

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 9:00am
until 10pm
The Listening Gallery

We all have, or have had, a favourite doll or teddy.

If I asked you about yours, what stories would come to mind? We've discovered that when you ask people about their favourite doll or teddy, fascinating stories come to light.

 

FREE exhibition

Toast & Marmalade

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 10:00am
1 hour
Settle Victoria Hall

A Sunday morning cool down. The kettle’s on, the toast is popping and all you need to do is spread your marmalade. A chilled storytelling session to get the day started.

 

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Digital Storytelling Workshop (10am)

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 10:00am
1 hour 30 mins
The Royal Oak

Learn to tell your story and make a short film. Award winning filmmaker, Martina Attille, will guide you through the essentials of pre-production, production and post-production to craft a short film.

Bring your smart-phone & your laptop with you.

 

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And the Birds Fell from the Sky

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 10:00am
each experience is 20 minutes long
Settle Social Club

By IL PIXEL ROSSO 

A 20 minute  joyride from the inside of your head all the way to the edge of civilisation.  

Become the central character of the story in this immersive video goggle performance experienced with just one other audience member. 

14+ years

 

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Story Walk

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 10:00am
1 h 30 mins
Settle Victoria Hall

Stretch your legs as you open your mind. Join our wandering bard to experience stories that stimulate your senses surrounded by stunning Yorkshire Dales scenery. The perfect way to blow away the cobwebs on a festival Sunday morning.

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A Private View

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 10:00am
until 5pm
Settle Community & Business Hub

A one-to-one interactive experience with you and an artist. An exploration of the geography of memory and experiences.

18+ years

 

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Karvan (Sun)

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 10:00am
until 4pm

Take time out by visiting KARVAN, a 16ft artistically renovated caravan in which you are invited to travel around the world through fiction and poetry.

FREE 

Enamelling Workshop (10.30am)

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 10:30am
Studio Vault

Taking inspiration from music, create your own rhythm and patterns using wire. Add a splash of colour using traditional jewellery techniques. You’ll go home with three experimental wire forms which could be a piece of sculpture, something you could wear, or both.

Ticket price includes all materials.

14+ years

Please note this event is not included with the Saver Passes

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Real Junk Food Project

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 12:00pm
1 hour 30 mins
Settle Victoria Hall

Imagine a world without food waste...

The Real Junk Food Project is a revolutionary concept designed to challenge and highlight issues of food waste whilst creating inclusive environments where everyone is welcome. 

 

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Enamelling Workshop (2pm)

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 2:00pm
2 hours
Studio Vault

Taking inspiration from music, create your own rhythm and patterns using wire. Add a splash of colour using traditional jewellery techniques. You’ll go home with three experimental wire forms which could be a piece of sculpture, something you could wear or both.Ticket price includes all materials.

14+ years

Please note that this event is not part of the Saver Pass

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Last Resort (2pm)

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 2:00pm
1 hour
The Joinery

An alternative future for Guantanamo Bay. The waterboarding has stopped, the noise has been turned down and the military base has been reclaimed as a holiday destination. You are the holidaymakers. 

16+
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Digital Storytelling Workshop (2pm)

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 2:00pm
1 h 30 mins
Settle Community & Business Hub

Learn to tell your story and make a short film. Award winning filmmaker, Martina Attille, will guide you through the essentials of pre-production, production and post-production to craft a short film.

Bring your smart-phone & your laptop with you.

 

For a mix of ticket types, please add the event to the cart multiple times.

The Hip-Hop Griot

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 2:30pm
1 hour
Settle Victoria Hall

From Sierra Leone to the UK, hip-hop artist and storyteller Alim Kamara lights up the stage with his contemporary rhythmical storytelling that will leave you breathless. Be prepared for a high energy performance full of laughter and joy.

We're thrilled to be welcoming Alim back to Settle after he delighted audiences at the Festival of Happiness, 2017.

All ages

 

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Sufi Poetry

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 2:30pm
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

International artist Sarah Sayeed for a festival premiere on a journey across Arabia and Mexico. Weaving together poetry, storytelling and song, discover the poetry of Sufi masters and influential women including Ibn Arabi and Sor Juana as Sarah brings them alive from the canon of literature, to the stage.

 

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Sufi Poetry Writing Workshop

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 4:00pm
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

International artist Sarah Sayeed will guide you in developing your writing. Explore the ideas and traditions which have created cosmic change for many generations of Sufis. You will examine the works of great Sufi masters such as Ibn Arabi and Rumi to the legendary singer Abida Parveen.

16 + years

 

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Looking Back

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 4:00pm
30 mins
The Royal Oak

Imagine how life has changed in Settle over the last 100 years.

A group of young people here in Settle have been discovering the life and times of Craven dialect poet and temperance advocate Tom Twisleton. 2017 marked 100 years since his death and these young people made sure this anniversary didn't go unnoticed. 

 

FREE

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The Unforgettable Tongue

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 4:00pm
1 hour
Settle Victoria Hall

A menacing boar, a cunning huntsman and a tongue remembered...

Follow the story of  this Bradfordian Folktale from the 1300’s. The real question is; is the beast the biggest threat here?

 

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Last Resort (4pm)

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 4:00pm
1 hour
The Joinery

An alternative future for Guantanamo Bay. The waterboarding has stopped, the noise has been turned down and the military base has been reclaimed as a holiday destination. You are the holidaymakers. 

16+ years
For a mix of ticket types, please add the event to the cart multiple times.