Events July-December 2014
Events Brochure July - December 2014: pdf (266kb), kindly sponsored by Settle Sessions (http://www.settlesessions.co.uk/)
|Mon 28-Jul-2014||7pm: Talk: Training and Trenches James Spry talks about archaeological investigations of WW1 sites around Settle. Tickets £7
|Mon 04-Aug-2014||'Lights Out' 10pm-11pm; The Folly will be participating in this event but there will be no public access to the building during this event.
(pdf of poster, 800kb)
|Tue 12-Aug-2014||1-4pm: Family Activity: Going Loco (Free entry, but donations welcomed. Children must be accompanied please)
|Tue 19-Aug-2014||1-4pm: Family Activity: Going Potty (Free entry, but donations welcomed. Children must be accompanied please)
|Tue 26-Aug-2014||1-4pm: Family Activity: Going Loco Again (Free entry, but donations welcomed. Children must be accompanied please)
|Fri 29-Aug-2014||7pm: Talk: Terry Hanson 30 Years of the Leeds-Carlisle Railway from the Line Side; tickets £7
|Fri 05-Sep-2014||7.30pm. Settle Sessions: An evening of poetry and writing. Tickets £6|
|Sun 14-Sep-2014||Heritage Open Days: the Museum will take part in Heritage
Open Days in 2014 on Sun 14-Sep-2014: admission FREE
to all! Heritage Open Days at: http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/.
Entry on Sat 13th September will be as normal.
|Wed 01-Oct-2014||2pm: Talk: Yorks. Archaeological Society staff Time Travel: Historical Journeys through the YAS Archive Tickets £7
|Sat 11-Oct-2014||10-12 noon: Settle Storytelling Festival Unlock the past: Workshop with Anna Greenwood http://www.settlestories.org.uk/. Tickets £8|
|Fri 17-Oct-2014||7.30pm: Talk: Dr Bill Smith Tunstills Men: The Story of The Settle Company of Volunteers in WW1. Tickets £7|
|Sun 26-Oct-2014||12.30-4.30pm: The Big Draw (http://www.thebigdraw.org/): National event led by Sam Dalby
Well-known Settle artist Sam Dalby is once again leading The Big Draw at The Folly, Settle on Sunday, 26 October from 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm. This is a nationwide event which encourages people of all ages to discover the pleasures of drawing, even if they think they can't draw! Sam has an amazing talent for bringing out the best in everyone and there is always a great deal of fun and laughter along the way. This year's theme is 'trains' and we're hoping to produce a stunning group picture. The event is free so come along, bring the whole family and let your imaginations run riot. All materials are provided.
Children must be accompanied please. 50p donation to cover cost of materials.
|Tue 18-Nov-2014||Christmas Shopping and Coffee 10am-12noon|
Lots of ideas for Stocking Fillers in our new Folly Shop: Everyone Welcome
The Christmas shopping morning was a great success, with over 50 customers in 2 hours. Visitors will have further opportunities to see the new shop and to buy some really original Christmas presents at our events on 29 November and 6 December.
|Sat 29-Nov-2014||1.30-4pm: Family Activity: 1.30 to 4pm Christmas fun in The Folly
|Fri 05-Dec-2014||7.30pm: Settle Sessions An evening of poetry and writing. Tickets £6
Note: date changed from 21 November and rescheduled to Fri 5 December.
|Sat 06-Dec-2014||10-12noon: Yuletide Event: Mulled wine and mince pies Free/Refreshments £3.50
Events April-June 2014
Events Brochure April to June 2014: pdf (266kb), kindly sponsored by Settle Sessions (http://www.settlesessions.co.uk/)
|Sat 19-Apr-2014||Easter Fun at The Folly 1 4 pm
|Fri 25-Apr-2014||Settle Sessions with Jennifer Copley and Sue Vickerman: an evening of poetry and writing including an 'open mic' chance for local writers to present their own or favourite pieces.|
Tickets: £6 in advance
|Sun 04-May-2014||'Pop-up Studio' |
Come and meet Settle-Carlisle Railway artist-in-residence, Sarah Hutton
10.30 am 12.15 pm
(pdf of poster, 315kb)
|Wed 28-May-2014||Rope-work and Braided Adornments: choice of morning or afternoon workshop with Aimee Betts. |
10.30am - 12.30 OR 2pm - 4pm
Create your own unique contemporary braided jewellery based on cording, braiding and knotting techniques inspired by Aimee's work. You will take away at least one braided necklace, bracelet or key-ring in this workshop led by a world-class contemporary embroidery designer.
Tickets: £10 in advance, including cost of material.
(pdf of poster, 511kb)
|Fri 06-Jun-2014||Settle Sessions: an evening of poetry and writing including an 'open mic' chance for local writers to present their own or favourite pieces.|
Tickets: £6 in advance
|Fri 13-Jun-2014||'Tools as Art'|
'Make it Slow' artist Sharon Adams will talk about the ideas behind her work, and the artworks in 'Make it Slow'.
Tickets: £7 in advance
Artist Sharon Adams is fascinated by tools and the connection that we have with making, and the loss of handcrafting from everyday life. Her talk will focus on the ideas behind her work and the artworks in Make it Slow. Adams has also been exploring The Folly's own collection of tools and The Folly's Honorary Curator Anne Read will give an introduction to the collection.
(pdf of poster, 497kb)
Tools as Art: A talk with artist Sharon Adams: Fri 13 June 2014
Please see our new 2014 leaflet, kindly sponsored by The Friends of the Settle Carlisle Line http://www.foscl.org.uk/
Details of other year's Events may be found at: