Settle Stories, The Joinery, Dawsons Court, Market Place, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9ED
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.
Be part of sharing the Yorkshire Dales’ fascinating story. Learn more about the people, landscape and traditions of this place.
“Sailing to Fudaraku – The Story of African Zen” is a mythical-musical meeting of the music of Africa and the wonderful stories of Zen and Daoist teachings. Somewhere in the Southern Seas, there is an Island Paradise called Fudaraku.
Do you want to create a strong rapport with your audience?
Learn to move away from stilted, 'well-prepared' stories and learn the art of improvisation in the tradition of oral storytelling and reinvigorate the joy of storytelling.
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.
For Children 8+
Mon - Fri only from the, 31st July - until the 11th August
For young people who love art and creating, our Summer School is a dream come true. A great chance to try out a whole range of art and craft activities with leading artists in their fields.
Play in a day with Ursula Holden Gill
Join storyteller and actress Ursula Holden Gill for a one off special Play in a Day.
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.
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.
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!
Weave your very own book jacket cover with Agnis Smallwood
Be part of creating something big and we mean BIG!
MORE INFO ON THIS WORKSHOP COMING SOON. DO CHECK BACK
Creative writing workshop with Chris Singleton
Chris runs workshops for the West Yorkshire Playhouse at their centre for young people and runs projects and youth theatres across the North of England.
Join him for a day of expanding your imagination and translating this into great new stories as you delvelop your creative writing.
More on facilitator Chris Singleton:
A movement based approach to devising and delivering unique storytelling performances. Cassandra Wye's approach to storytelling - Storie in Motion blends circus, dance and physical theatre to create a form of storytelling that enables her to work across the boundaries of language and cultures around the world.
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.