Festival 2016

Fair Tax Town

Friday, 1 April 2016 - 5:30pm
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

Fair Tax TownFor some of the UK's biggest companies, paying corporation tax seems to be optional. Using devilishly complicated - but completely legal - accounting techniques, they can run rings around HMRC. Now, the small businesses of one Welsh town are fighting back. The local traders of Crickhowell in the Brecon Beacons are fighting back.



Geocaching Tale Trail

Friday, 1 December 2017 - 12:00am
Running until 14th January

Discover the story of Christmas! 

Hidden all over Settle are secret geocaches. Get your detective's hat on and use your GPS device to uncover a hidden story.

The Geocaches are hidden all over Settle. Thank you for participating in our Geocaching Tale Trail.


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. 


Margaret Uttley

Margaret Uttley was born in Todmorden, West Yorkshire in 1965.

After studying an Art Foundation Course at Percival Whitley College, Halifax, she went to study Fine Art BA Degree at Bristol University.

Margaret married artist David Knight in 1987. They have two daughters Emily & Lauren, both are pursuing careers in the arts.

Matthew Wilcock

Matthew was born and educated in Preston, Lancashire; both his parents work in education and are practicing ceramicists. It therefore seemed a natural career progression for Matthew to follow in their steps. Currently Matthew is the Artist in Residence at Giggleswick School. After starting in 2014 he has developed his own style in earthenware ceramics, taking inspiration from the potters of medieval Britain. Matthew takes great pleasure from working on a large scale to demonstrate his knowledge of the material.

The Wonderland Way

Sunday, 3 April 2016 - 10:00am
Settle Library

Love Alice in Wonderland? They you'll love this trail. Inspired by the adventure of Alice. This trail will see you adveturing all over Settle. As you uncover clues, you'll pick up all sorts of interesting facts. If you complete the trail you'll win a prize.

4-12 years


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