What's On


"The Settle Calendar is packed full of events, exhibitions, workshops and markets of every description.

Our two excellent theatres have full and varied programmes of drama, comedy, music, film and lectures. 

Events also take place in many of the pubs, clubs, cafes, churches and village halls within the town and surrounding villages."

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Events Calendar


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Victoria Hall - Drama, Comedy, Film, Music, Workshops ...
This beautiful Victorian Music Hall in the market town of Settle is set between the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland. A wide programme of drama, comedy and music is supplemented by community events, workshops and indoor markets.

Richard Whiteley Theatre - Drama, Film, Music ...
The Richard Whiteley Theatre is an innovative performing arts centre in the Yorkshire Dales, bringing outstanding performance to the area as well as acting as a showcase for some of the region’s own talent.  Music, Film, Theatre and Art are all championed.

North Craven Heritage Trust - Talks, Walks ...
The North Craven Heritage Trust organise a number of talks and events through the year on subjects to do with the heritage of the North Craven area of which Settle is the major town.

Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line - Guided Walks
The Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line organise guided walks throughout the year. All walks are free of charge and begin and end at one of the stations along the line.  The start time is determined by the arrival time of the relevant train at the start station.

Gallery on the Green - Exhibitions
Since opening in 2009 the Gallery on the Green has mounted a constantly changing exhibition programme, with contributions from local, national, and international artists whose interest and generous engagement in sustaining the life of the gallery lies at the core of our ambitions. 

Malham Tarn (National Trust) - Pond Dipping, Den Building ....
We've got a wide range of events to tempt you and get you outdoors and closer to nature at Malham Tarn. From pond dipping and den building to a night discovering the stars, why not take a look at our events list and see what we’re up to next. 

North Craven Heritage Trust
The North Craven Heritage Trust organise a programme of heritage related events and talks. Visitors are welcome to attend for a small charge.

Settle Photographic Group - Talks, Events
Settle Photographic Group organise a programme of photography related events and talks. Visitors are welcome to attend for a small charge.

Friends of the Dales - Walks, Talks, Events
Friends of the Dales organise a number of walks, talks and events through the year on subjects to do with the Yorkshire Dales. Visitors are welcome to attend for a small charge.

The Courtyard Dairy - Cheesemaking Courses
These practical hands-on cheese-making courses are held at The Courtyard Dairy and led by industry experts. You’ll receive all the information you need to get you ready to make cheese at home or on a small scale.

Settle Graveyard Tours
Join Sarah Lister for a tour of Settle Graveyard and hear stories about the folk buried there -  fantastic achievements (many against the odds!), interesting scandals and unfortunate tragedies ...
Settle Falconry - Birds of Prey Experience

Join us for a Birds of Prey Experience at Feizor. Walk with us along limestone bridle paths and through woodland and experience the birds at their best ....

Yorkshire Dales Guides - Caving, Climbing, Navigation ...
Whether you fancy a gentle introduction to your chosen outdoor activity or would like something more challenging , Yorkshire Dales Guides can cater for your needs! 


ride2stride - The Settle-Carlisle Walking & Music Festival

28th April - 4th May 2020

ride2stride is a festival of walks, talks and music along the fabulous Settle-Carlisle railway line ...                   

Tour de Yorkshire

Friday 1st May 2020

The 2020 Tour de Yorkshire passes through Settle. The women's race will pass through during the morning and the men's race during the afternoon.       

Yorkshire Dales Festival

Sunday 31st May 2020

A series of walks and trail runs that start and finish in Settle. Organised by 'Jane Tomlinson's Run For All'.

Malham Safari

Saturday 23rd - Wednesday 27th May 2020 - Spring Bank Holiday Weekend

The Malham Safari Animals celebrate a different theme every year. Every day there are different events and entertainment. A great day out for the whole family.               

Austwick Cuckoo Festival & Street Market

25th May 2020 - Spring Bank Holiday Monday

Lined up for the Street Market this year is the ever-popular Austwick Amble Fell Race, Music and Entertainment, Market Stalls, Coconut Shy, Bouncy Castle, Great Yorkshire Food and more ...                      
Settle Flowerpot Festival

July - August 2020

Visit Settle during the summer months and be prepared to be amazed, amused, entertained, astounded & astonished by a town festooned with flowerpot figures and displays! ...                                               

Malham Show

29th August 2020

Malham Show is held annually in the heart of beautiful Malhamdale under the shadow of Malham Cove. This traditional agricultural and family country show has been taking place for over 100 years....

Settle Folk Gathering

3rd - 6th September 2020

During the first weekend of September, Settle will once again come alive with some great folk music and dance.