The Joinery

Address: 

Settle Stories, The Joinery, Dawsons Court, Market Place, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9ED 

Wheelchair access: 
No
Audio loop: 
No

The Joinery is Settle Stories new venue. A home for all of our work. 

We've got big plans for the space. It will become a multipurpose theatre studio and digital hub. Watch this space.

Upcoming Events: 

Storytelling

Monday, 31 July 2017 - 10:00am
6 hours
The Joinery

Storytelling day with award-winning storyteller Tamar Eluned Williams

Imagine keeping your friends on the edge of their seats as you wow them with amazing stories. 

8+

Play in a Day

Wednesday, 2 August 2017 - 10:00am
6 hours
The Joinery

Play in a day with Ursula Holden Gill

Join storyteller and actress Ursula Holden Gill for a one off special Play in a Day. 

8+

Den Building

Friday, 4 August 2017 - 10:00am
6 hours
The Joinery

Den building with Paul Bateson

Today we're going outside to make dens with expert den maker Paul Bateson.

But we're not making any old dens. We're making dens totally unique to you, poetry dens. This will get you thinking about the beauty of the local area and local legend and poet Tom Twisleton.

8+

Poetry Slam

Sunday, 6 August 2017 - 10:00am
6 hours
The Joinery

Poetry Slam day with Jack Dean

Have you got what it takes to make people laugh out loud?

Be part of the worldwide movement of poetry slams. Accomplished poet Jack Dean will help you discover your comical identity as a performer and bring your own story to life.

8+

Book Making

Tuesday, 8 August 2017 - 10:00am
6 hours
The Joinery

Book making with Jessica Nash

Inspired by how artists, designers and illustrators are telling stories today. In this exciting workshop you will be exploring new ways to book bind, draw and illustrate stories all ending up in your own self made and self published artist book!

8+

Dreaming the Night Field

Sunday, 24 September 2017 - 3:30pm
2.30 hours
The Joinery

Adverse Camber productions presents
Dreaming the Night Field: a legend of Wales

Adult event - not suitable for anyone under 12 years old
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Myth Takes

Saturday, 7 October 2017 - 10:00am
8
The Joinery

You are a myth maker.

Yes YOU.

We all have a myth living inside us. During this day long workshop, discover how the stories we tell ourselves about what is right and wrong, what is and is not possible about the world, become the way we make sense of our experiences.

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

African Warrior Stories

Friday, 13 October 2017 - 7:00pm
1 hour
The Joinery

Legends of Overcoming

African storytelling with Sola Kori

How can we prevent the destruction of Earth and of the humans in it?

How can we convert fear to power? Hatred to love?

What can ancient myths and legends teach us?

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

Creative Writing & Mindfulness Retreat - 20th to 22nd October

Friday, 20 October 2017 - 6:00pm
Until Sun 22nd 5pm
The Joinery

SOLD OUT. PLEASE BOOK A WAITING LIST TICKET AND YOU WILL BE INFORMED IF SPACE BECOMES AVAILABLE.

Alternatively, take a look at the other retreats we are running across 2018:

Craft your Story

18+

 

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

Winnie the Pooh Day

Saturday, 20 January 2018 - 3:00pm
2 hours
The Joinery

Can you catch a heffalump? Where is Eeyore’s tail? Celebrate national Winnie the Pooh day with Settle Stories, a day that marks the birthday of author A A Milne. It's one awesome anniversary. Fans of Winnie the Pooh simply can't miss this!

4-9 year olds
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Craft your Story

Saturday, 3 March 2018 - 10:30am
Every Sat from 3rd March until 24th, 10.30 am-4.30 pm
The Joinery

More info coming on this course soon

Capture your life experiences and turn them into stories to share in this 4 day course. Facilitated by founder and Direcotor of Settle Stories Sita Brand, across four days in March, she will help you to tap into the deeper meaning of your personal story.

18+
For a mix of ticket types, please add the event to the cart multiple times.

Mindfulness & Poetry Retreat

Friday, 27 April 2018 - 6:00pm
Until Sun 29th April (6pm)
The Joinery

Transform your approach to your poetry.

Express your inner self sincerely and with clarity. 

Revolutionise how you communicate your ideas.

Guided by two expert facilitators, with over 40 years experience leading retreats, discover how mindfulness can root you in yourself and improve your poetry.  Discover the importance of the present moment.

18+
For a mix of ticket types, please add the event to the cart multiple times.

The Quest - Retreat

Friday, 6 July 2018 - 6:00pm
Until Sun 8th July, 5pm
The Joinery
Discover your myth and learn to understand your story. Use mindfulness to step out of your everyday and into a more meaningful world. 
 
A spiritual experience. Access your deeper inner being and imagination using mindfulness techniques to allow you to unlock your myth.
 
18+
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Creative Writing & Mindfulness Retreat

Friday, 19 October 2018 - 6:00pm
Until Sun 21st October (5pm)
The Joinery

Creative Writing & Mindfulness Retreat

Discover how using mindfulness can develop your creative writing.

Step out of your everyday and into a place of reflection amongst like minded people in the stunning Yorkshire Dales.

18+
For a mix of ticket types, please add the event to the cart multiple times.