Family fun in Settle this weekend

Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? Enjoy the Bank Holiday weekend in Settle at the Festival of Happiness. With 25+ events in one day (80% FREE), there’s something for everyone in Settle on Sat 27th May.

This is a chance to find out what is happening in your local area and have a great day out trying new things and having fun together as a family!

A highlight of the festival comes all the way from Africa!  Travel to Sierra Leone with family stories from Usifu Jalloh and Ali Kamara in a spectacular show The Rapper and the Griot, mixingtraditional African storytelling and drumming with contemporary African rap. This immersive African adventure is one for all the family. 2-3pm, Settle Victoria Hall. Book online with a 20% discount off tickets bought before Thursday 25th May.

Come and find out why the rainbow brightens the sky and how a unicorn learned to fly as you meet creatures from the air above and around us! Hear tales about Russian witches, Icelandic ogresses, fabulous bats and remarkable birds in stories from around the world at Flying Fairies and Whirling Witches. The show is free for all and starts at 2pm at the Bell Tent, behind Settle Victoria Hall.  em poet.jpg

Want to try something knew? Try Tai Chi, get moving  and have some fun. This FREE  opportunity is for all ages with different classes for adults and children. Child session at 11-11.30am in the Friends Meeting House garden.

There’s also a FREE Story Walk around Settle. A chance to go inside a vintage ambulance and meet the Emergency Poet who’ll prescribe you not a paracetamol but a poemcetamol (again free entry). There’s a fairtrade cafe so you can learn more about fairtrade and eat some tasty treats.

If you're booking a paid for event remember you can get 20% off online until the 25th May.  More info on all events via: