Saturday 7th April

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My Favourite Doll (Sat)

Saturday, 7 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?

Working with artist Martina Attille, we've discovered that when you ask people about their favourite doll or teddy, fascinating stories come to light.

All ages

 

FREE Exhibition

Big Issue North

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:00am
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

Festival Talk

 

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

How to Tell a Story - Workshop

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:00am
1 hour 15 mins
The Royal Oak

Interested in the art of storytelling? If you’re a story enthusiast or educator and not sure how to structure, rehearse or perform a story, this workshop is for you! Explore a new perspective and way of telling a given tale. Experienced actress, educator and storyteller Ursula Holden Gill will share handy hints, practical exercises and planning techniques. 

16+ years

 

Suitable for anyone over the age of 16 

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Dungeons & Dragons Festival Cafe (Sat)

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:00am
until 5pm
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

Enter our fantasy land, a place for wizards, monsters and trolls.

Our festival cafe is always great fun and this year is no exception. Our inspiration for the cafe decoration (and volunteers serving you) will be Dungeons and Dragons so expect some fun with your tea and cake.

Great cakes and light bites at even greater prices! 

 

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

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.

 

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

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

Photography Workshop (14-18 yrs)

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:30am
1 h 30 mins
Settle Victoria Hall

For 14-18 years olds 

For the photography workshop for 18+ years, click here. 

We live in a world of selfies. We take hundreds of images every day. But how much do we think about the images we are taking? 

14-18 years old
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On the Wings of Butterflies

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 11:00am
1 hour
The Joinery

 

Fly over continents, collecting the nectar of stories of love and seduction. Feel butterflies in your stomach…

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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

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

 

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Emily Bronte - Talk

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 12:00pm
1 hour
Friends' Meeting House - Settle

200 years on, what inspired Emily Bronte's novels? 2018 is the 200th birthday of Emily Bronte, radical poet, iconic daughter of Yorkshire and author of one of the most widely celebrated novels in the English language, Wuthering Heights.

 

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Teddy Bear's Picnic

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

 

If you come down to Settle today you're in for a big suprise...

 

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Doll Making

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 2:00pm
1 hour
Settle Community & Business Hub

Learn to make a simple doll with artist Martina Attille. You'll learn how to hand sew and stuff the doll you create. The question is who will that be and what srories will it tell?

This is a FREE event but please book below.

 

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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

 

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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.

 

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Stories for the Silver Tree

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 3:30pm
1 hour
The Royal Oak

Over the mountains and under the sky, searching for story and song . . . 

Bran’s lust for life lands her in hot water as often as it sets her free on her path of self-discovery. She longs for a place, a people and an elusive tree…

 

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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.

 

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Crazy Tales

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 5:00pm
1 hour

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. 

 

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Soundscape & Story

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 5:30pm
1 hour
The Royal Oak

Workshop for storytellers 

Take your stories to the next level. This workshop will show you how  using soundscapes can evoke emotions and transport your audience to another world. You will learn to add a whole other dimension to the world of your story and further draw your audience into your narrative. 

16+ years

 

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Even in Wartime Children Play

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 6:00pm
1 hour
The Joinery

Children drawingA Settle Stories Festival Commission

A young Polish boy is separated from his father at the outbreak of war. He spends 20 years searching for him. When they are finally reunited things are not what they seem.

14+ years
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Candlelit Ghost Walk

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 6:30pm
1h 30 mins
Settle Victoria Hall

Weave through the cobbled streets of Settle by candlelight. A chance to show off your willow lanterns made earlier in the day.

Witchcraft, the Black Death and a host of other horrible histories await you on this spine-tingling, grisly ghost walk around town.

Suitable for all ages.

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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. 

 

 

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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! 

 

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Tales & a Tipple

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 8:30pm
1 hour
The Royal Oak

Comedy & stories for adult ears

Everyone knows there are only 7 stories in The World… So storyteller, musician and raconteur Keith Donnelly  has written 7 more. Seven tales of Magic and Wonder that you won't have heard before.

18+ years

 

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