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  • Council seeks feedback on draft Local Plan
    Craven District Council is seeking feedback from residents, businesses, local groups and other agencies on the latest draft of the Local Plan over the next six weeks starting from Monday 22nd September 2014.
  • Skipton students re-enacted First World War recruitment drive in Craven
    Last Sunday, scenes that took place in Settle's Victoria Hall on that day exactly 100 years ago were brought back to life.
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What's on in Craven
  • Saturdays - Skipton parkrun
    A FREE 5km run for all ages and abilities. Every Saturday at 9am. Now in its second year.
  • Saturdays - Get Back In the Saddle
    A FREE social ride from Skipton. Every Saturday at 9.30am.
  • 04/09/2014 Bikes, Legs, Action, last few days of exhibition
    Craven Museum & Gallery's FREE summer exhibition of Tour de France and local cycling
  • Tunstill's Men, 4 performances this week
    A play telling the poignant tale of local young men being sent off to the First World War. Performances at Grassington on Tuesday, Skipton on Friday and Saturday, special performance at Settle on Sunday.
  • 19/09/2014 Fallfest
    A music, film, arts and literature event at Glusburn Institute. From Friday evening to 21 Sep.
  • 27/09/2014 Blackpool Tower organist to play at Ballroom Dances
    Accomplished star organist John Bowdler will be retuning to Skipton Town Hall to perform at a series of Ballroom Dances throughout 2014.
  • 27/09/2014 Yarndale
    A creative festival celebrating all things woolly and wonderful, The event brings together an inspiring mix of artisan yarns, fibres, haberdashery, kits, books, handmade garments and artwork for sale, as well as creative exhibitions, demonstrations and a full programme of textile workshops. Until 28 Sep.
  • More Craven Events
    Looking for things to do on a rainy day, sunny day or holiday in the Yorkshire Dales, Skipton, Settle and beyond? Search the events on the Craven Events website.
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