Adult Events

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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

A Favourite Doll

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:00am
drop in until 1pm
Settle Community & Business Hub

FREE 

We all have, or have had, a favourite doll or teddy. If I asked you about yours what stories would come to mind?  Working with artist Martina Attille, we've discovered that when you ask people about their favourite doll or teddy, fascinating stories come to light.

 

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. 

 

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

Artists Hang Out

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:30am
1 hour
Bell Tent

Meet and network with artists at the festival. Share your creative practice and learn more about each other's work.

From 2019 Settle Stories will be commissioning artists across different disciplines. The Settle Stories team will be sharing their plans, so come and find out how you can get involved. 

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

Clowning Workshop

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 11:30am
1 hour
The Royal Oak

 A fast and furious introduction to clowning. Discover the basics of clowning through the use of the red nose. Learn to play and offer ideas whilst discovering your own red nose persona.

No experience needed. Join us to find the freedom in finding your red nose. 

16+ years

 

Peak Performance

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 2:00pm
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

Explore how story and mindfulness can motivate and empower people to make change. During this panel discussion, you'll hear why story and mindfulness can empower people in various settings, including an argument for increasing such practices in health and well-being settings.

 

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

Interactive Fiction

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 3:30pm
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

Smartphones are now our constant companions, influencing how we interact with the world and with each other.

In this talk, Alastair Horne will explore how these devices might be changing not only how we talk about stories - through social media and the web - but even the sort of stories we can tell.

 

Reflecting Fridas

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 7:00pm
1 hour
The Royal Oak

Frida Kahlo’s soul echoes in many of us. Her diversities, love, injuries and suffering were the subject for her work. A unique life, an exceptional woman. Her life and work inspire this show, created and performed by Brazilian storyteller Ana Maria Lines.

 

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

WI-FI Wars

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 7:30pm
1 hour
Settle Victoria Hall

A world record breaking live comedy game show where you play along, hosted by comedian Steve McNeil - Team Captain on Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit.

Log in with your smartphone/table (make sure you've got plenty of battery) and compete in a range of games, quizzes and challenges to win the show, and prizes! 

 

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

Toast & Marmalade

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 10:00am
1 hour
Settle Victoria Hall

A Sunday morning cool down. The kettle’s on, the toast is popping and all you need to do is spread your marmalade. A chilled storytelling session to get the day started. Join us for an eclectic telling of folktales from around the globe, as well as your chance to tell a story as stories from the floor will be invited.

 

And the Birds Fell from the Sky

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 10:00am
each experience is 20 minutes long
Settle Social Club

BOOK NOW - 1 SEAT LEFT (at 3.30 pm)

By IL PIXEL ROSSO 

A 20 minute  joyride from the inside of your head all the way to the edge of civilisation.  

14+ years

 

Let us know your preferred time slot in the comments when you book.

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

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.

A Private View

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 10:00am
until 5pm
Settle Community & Business Hub

A one-to-one interactive experience with you and an artist. An exploration of the geography of memory and experiences.

18+ years

 

ONLY 11AM SLOT STILL AVAILABLE

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 

Last Resort (2pm)

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 2:00pm
1 hour
The Joinery

BOOK NOW - JUST 7 SEATS REMAINING!

An alternative future for Guantanamo Bay. The waterboarding has stopped, the noise has been turned down and the military base has been reclaimed as a holiday destination.

16+

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

 

Sufi Poetry

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 2:30pm
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

Join international artist Sarah Sayeed for a festival premiere on a journey across Arabia and Mexico. Weaving together poetry, storytelling and song, discover the poetry of Sufi masters and influential women including Ibn Arabi and Sor Juana as Sarah brings them alive from the canon of literature, to the stage.

 

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

Last Resort (4pm)

Sunday, 8 April 2018 - 4:00pm
1 hour
The Joinery

BOOK NOW - 1 SEAT AVAILABLE!

An alternative future for Guantanamo Bay. The waterboarding has stopped, the noise has been turned down and the military base has been reclaimed as a holiday destination. You are the holidaymakers. 

16+ years