African traditions of storytelling are many and varied, which comes as no surprise given the size, scale and cultural diversity of the continent whence they emerge. It's a brave ethnographer who goes in search of unifying themes: the weight of myth, fable and history - all of which go to inform modern representations of this singular art form - is overwhelming.
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The ancient Greeks advocated, although were not always practiced in, the idea of moderation in all affairs.
To celebrate World Mosquito Day here is a story about why Mosquitos buzz in your ear.
As part of our year long celebration of the life of Craven legend and poet Tom Twisleton, Settle Stories ran a poetry competition for young people in the area.
At Settle Stories we take great pleasure in the rewards that our work locally, and in the wider community, yield. We hope we celebrate the whole of that community, in its wonderful, colourful diversity.
“Everybody should have access to great art and storytelling. This is something that's at the core of Settle Stories. We're in a tiny rural town with circa 2,500 people. Yes, this has its advantages. It's a beautiful part of the world. There's a great sense of community. BUT access to the arts here is very limited.
Festival of Happiness in Settle, 27/05/2017. Settle Stories Summer Events Season. Reviewed by Gill O'Donnell for the Craven Herald and Pioneer.
When you are working down the aisle at the supermarket, do you take time to consider how the foods surrounding you got there?
The Fairtrade Café at the Festival of Happiness will be offering a wholesome selection of hot and cold drinks, cakes and snacks that display the Fairtrade logo.