Please remember that some of these activities are still in ‘Covidation!’ and check with the contact before attending. Every efforts is made to keep this information current, but organisers’ help is essential – if you cease to functions or change your meetings times/dates, let us know:

Community Activities

  • Giggleswick Gardening Group: First Monday in the month. Litterpicking section. 10:00am. Church Porch, St Alkelda’s, Contact Tony Carroll.
  • All sorts market: Every Tuesday from 9:30am. Fundraising for and at the Victoria Hall.
  • Rotary Club: Every Thursday Boar’s Head, Long Preston, 6:00pm for 6:30pm. All welcome. Secretary, David Blackburne 01729 822445.


  • Settle Photographic Group: Every third Monday, Townhead Court, 7:30-9:30pm and on the 1st Monday of the month, October – April. Visitors welcome. £4.00.
  • Settle Rifle Club: Every Monday 7pm Giggleswick School cadet range (behind St Alkelda’s Church).
  • Settle Bridge Club: Every Tuesday St. John’s Church Hall 6:15-9:30pm. First Tuesday is Open Night and every Thursday 1:15-4pm. All welcome. Contact Secretary: 01524 251728.
  • Monthly Whist Drives: Every second Tuesday, Golden Lion Hotel, Horton-in-Ribblesdale 7:30pm. Tel 01729 860206.
  • Action on Climate Emergency (ACE) Settle and Area: monthly Green Cafe, second Saturday of each month 10-12noon (drop-in) at Sugar and Spice, corner of Duke St/Station Rd.
  • ROOTS (Respect Our Old Trees in Settle) Meetings: First Wednesday of each month at The Royal Oak, 7-8pm. All welcome.
  • Coffee Morning: Every Thursday Stainforth Village Hall 10:45am. Small charge for tea/coffee and biscuits. All welcome.
  • Settle & District Gardening Club: Fourth Wednesday of the month January-May and September-November Townhead Court 2-4pm. Visitors welcome £3.
  • Settle Youth Club: Every Wednesday in St. John’s Hall 6:30-8:30pm Ages 11-19 (year 7+) 50p per person. Contact Rachel 07500 787621 or see Facebook page.
  • Settle Mediation Classes: with Kelsang Thonchog, every Monday 7:30-9pm at The Friends’ Meeting House, Kirkgate, Settle. Ru on a drop-in basis, join at any stage. Classes £6 or buy a 4-class card £20. Everyone welcome: 

Support Groups

  • Peer to Peer: Every Tuesday The Folly Cafe, 7:30-9pm. Support group for those living with depression and related issues, more info: Liz 07908 493880.
  • Amnesty International Letter Writing Group. Every third Wednesday Friends Meeting House 5-7:30pm. Enquiries 01729 268912. No meeting in August.
  • Age UK North Craven Trips for over 60s. For destinations and prices contact Sandra 01729 823066.

Women's Groups

  • Settle Women’s Institute: Every first Wednesday St. John’s Church Hall, 2pm. New members always welcome.
  • Giggleswick with Settle Mothers’ Union: Every second Wednesday Settle Parish Church or the Parish Rooms, Giggleswick 2pm. Contact branch leader Catie Jones: 01729 822676 for more details.
  • Giggleswick Women’s Institute: Every first Thursday 7pm in the Hobson Room, Giggleswick School. Visitors welcome. Follow us on Facebook.

Settle Business Hub (Commercial Courtyard)

I am advised by Jo Rhodes that The Hub is in the process of major reorganisation so that the activities previously appearing in this slot are not presently available. Zoom drop-ins are continuing 12-2pm on Tuesdays and Fridays only. This does not mean that everything has stopped. Updates will be provided.


  • Settle Voices Choir: Every Monday (term time only). Friends Meeting House, Kirkgate, 1-3pm. All welcome. For information contact Liz Eastman 01729 823777.
  • Langcliffe Singers: Every Tuesday (term time only) rehearsals at St John’s Hall, Settle, 7:30-9:30pm. Contact 01729 825806.
  • The Black Horse Jazzmen: Every Tuesday, The Royal Oak, 8:00pm. Sitters-In welcome.
  • Settle Orchestra: Rehearsals every Friday evening (term time only). St John’s Methodist Hall, 7-00-9:00pm. Strings especially welcome. Contact 01729 825806.
  • Folk Music: Every third Friday and first Saturday. Punchbowl, Low Bentham from 8:30pm. Check with landlord (01524 261344) or Three Peaks Folk Club website (may vary).
  • Settle Three Peaks Folk Club: Penultimate Saturday: Social Club, Duke Street, Settle, start 8:30pm. For information contact 01729 825227 or visit their website.

Sport and Physical Activities

  • Table Tennis: Every Monday Hellifield Village Institute, 7:30-9:30pm. Contact John Flitcroft 01729 851358.
  • Line Dancing: Every Monday and Wednesday St. John’s Church Hall, 7-9:30pm. All welcome. Proceeds to charity.
  • Settle Badminton Club: Every Tuesday (Sept-April). Giggleswick Schools Sports Hall, 7:30-10:30pm. Contact Ian Reid 07854 211114.
  • Table Tennis> Every Tuesday Eldroth Village Hall all year round 7:30-9:30pm. All abilities welcome. Bring a bat and enjoy a fun evening. For information contact Hele and Neil Thompson 015242 51465.
  • Badminton: Every Tuesday Hellifield Village Institute, 7-9pm. Contact Bob Moore 01729 851660.
  • Long Preston Badminton Club: Every Tuesday during term-times 7:30-9:30pm, Long Preston Primary School. Re-starting 1 October. Contact Stewart Robertshaw 01729 840554.
  • North Craven Strollers: Every Wednesday meets at Millennium Garden, near Booths Car Par, 1:30pm.
  • Indoor Bowling: Every Wednesday Hellifield Village Institute, 10am-12noon. Contact Bob Moore 01729 851660.
  • Scottish Country Dancing: Every Thursday St. John’s Hall, 7_3pm with a fully qualified Scottish Country Dance teacher.
  • Settle Charity Dance: First Saturday of every month St. Mary & St. Michael Parish Hall, Tillman Close, Settle. If you wish to know more about the dances, ring 01729 824038/822364 and see posters and press for details of the charity to be supported each month.
  • Strong and Steady Falls Prevention Exercise: Mondays and Fridays 10:30am-1pm, St. Johns Methodist Church Hall. Contact Sara at Age UK 01729 823066 or Jill Eccleston 07955 342344.

Yoga Classes

  • Iyengar Yoga: Every Monday beginners 2:15-3:30pm and mixed ability 12:30-2pm. Friends Meeting House, Settle. Enquiries 01282 841049.
  • Iyengar Yoga: Every Tuesday mixed ability 7-8:30pm. Dance Studio, Settle Conservative Club, Station Road. Enquiries: 01282 841049.
  • Iyengar Yoga: Every Monday general class 9:30-11am, Wednesday general class 6-7:15pm, beginners class 7:30-8:3opm. St. Johns Methodist Hall, Settle. Booking necessary. Contact 07976 013222.