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Geocaching Tale Trail

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 8:00am
24-7

Adventurers standby. Using your GPS devices, hunt around Settle to find our hidden geocaches. Find them all to uncover the hidden story.

This event is free and available to access 24-7 during the festival (we must say we wouldn't recommend doing it in the middle of the night !) 

The trail is now open.

FREE

HiStories of Settle

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:00am
until 1pm & again from 2-5pm
The Royal Oak

Weave, stitch and loop with other festival goers of all ages and add your own history/story to this community collaboration. Discover a large variety of different yarns and threads, including glow in the dark materials, to weave your own personal contribution to traditional Jacquard punched cards. 

 

Swim in the Deep - Family Trail

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:00am
all weekend
Settle Victoria Hall

Inspired by the 50ft Whale visiting Settle, and one of our favourite stories, 'The Whale & the Snail', by the creators of the Gruffalo, search all over Settle Town Centre for clues and complete this exciting trail. On your journey you'll meet some of the Whale's underwater friends. 

FREE

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

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

The Whale (Sat)

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 11:00am
until 4pm
Settle Market Place

A 50ft whale has landed in Settle. Circo Rum Ba Ba invite you to cast off you shoes and squeeze into its true-to-life (50ft) inflatable whale. Find yourself in a magical seascape, far, far away from our rural market town. 

Pay as you feel event

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 

 

There will be an interpreter for deaf and hard of hearing audience members at this show

Crazy Tales

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 5:00pm
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

MOVED TO A BIGGER VENUE DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!

To say kids love Keith Donnelly is like saying they love chocolate, it just goes without saying! Keith's stories and songs will have children of all ages [and any grown-ups in the area!] in stitches. He specialises in infectious interactive tales and tunes, guaranteed to get everyone joining in. 

 

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

Karvan (Sun)

Sunday, 8 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 

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.

Little Man Jack

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 10:00am
45 mins
The Joinery

Join Jack on his quest to please his poor mother. Meet his magical friends and the creatures that sometimes help and sometimes hinder his journey. 

Storyteller Ursula Holden Gill transports one of England's oldest and most well-loved children's story characters firmly into the 21st century with seamlessly interwoven tale telling and heaps of interaction. 

7 years old and under

The Whale (Sun)

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 11:00am
until 4pm
Settle Market Place

A 50ft whale has landed in Settle. Circo Rum Ba Ba invite you to cast off you shoes and squeeze into its true-to-life (50ft) inflatable whale. Find yourself in a magical seascape, far, far away from our rural market town. 

FREE

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.

All ages

 

Looking Back

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

Discover how life in Settle and rural Yorkshire has changed in the last 100 years. A talk by a group of local young people who have learned about temperance advocate and Craven dialect poet Tom Twisleton (1845-1911). 

 

FREE