Tom Twisleton 100

It's 100 years since local legend Tom Twisleton died.

Between 14-25? Join us in telling Tom's story. You could earn an Arts Award, which will look amazing on your CV and you'll have great fun in the process. 

You are invited to any of the workshops that interest you. You can drop in for just one session or join us every week. All sessions are free. 

We meet once a week, mostly on Mondays at the Joinery (behind the Ye Olde Naked Man Cafe). We do meet at other venues and times, so double check below.


Throughout May, we're running a POETRY COMPETITION for 11-14 year olds in Craven Schools.

Write poems inspired by Tom Twisleton. You could choose to write about living in the country, farming, rural traditions like Market Day.

First prize:  £50 Amazon voucher

Second prize:  £25 Amazon voucher

Third Prize:  £10 Amazon voucher

5 poems which are commended will receive a small prize and everybody that takes part will be presented with a certificate. 

Judged by:  Jean Harrison, published poet and writer.

Closing date: 30 June, 2017

Get inspiration for your poems by checking out Tom's links CLICK HERE

Enter by sending your poems via email to



Mon May 8th 6-8pm
Put Settle on the map! Create a Heritage Trail looking at some of the most fascinating landmarks in Settle and areas of interest to Tom; this will be published for locals and visitors alike.
Get ready as we prepare for our Festival of Happieness workshop, a chance to tell a larger audience more about who exactly Tom was... 
Mon May 15th 6-8pm  
We're preparing for Skype Interviews with relatives of Tom from all corners of the globe. Think up interesting questions to really get under the surface of Tom's past. We'll be looking at what we'll be presenting at the Festival of Happiness.
Mon May 22nd 6-8pm
Final preparation for our Festival of Happiness slot. This is your chance to speak out to a big crowd. We'll also be recording our work for the Arts Award.  Put pen to paper and join us as we begin to draw the heritage trail.


Want to come along to any of the sessions? Contact Hazel from Settle Stories.


Mob: 07399 073246

WhatsApp: @Hazel Allen