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April 2020
Name: Maddy Prior in concert
Date: Wednesday, 15th April 2020
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road, Reeth
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: While she made her name as the iconic singer in Steeleye Span, from her earliest days Maddy Prior has enjoyed great success as a solo artist. Her latest tour will see her revisit this incredible body of work, alongside highlights of her collaborations with musicians such as Giles Lewin, Benji Kirkpatrick, Hannah James and Tim Hart – rounding up both the traditional and contemporary aspects of her career. Joined by Steeleye guitarist Spud Sinclair and Ian Matthews, a multi-instrumentalist from Maddy’s beloved Borders region, the show includes songs from her acclaimed Ravenchild, Arthur the King and Lionhearts albums as well as other favourites from across the decades. A celebration of a unique and hugely respected name in British music.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: Calan
Date: Saturday, 18th April 2020
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road, Reeth
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Calan are an energetic five-piece Welsh band combining guitar, accordion, fiddles, Welsh bagpipes, harp, vocals (in English and Welsh) and a champion Welsh step-dancer.
Already voted Best Band at the inaugural Wales Folk Awards (2019) and Best International Band at France’s gigantic Lorient Festival (often thought of as the World Cup of folk music!) they arrive with us fresh from a barnstorming tour of the USA.
Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets are £15 in advance, £17 on the door (under 16s half price).
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: Coffee morning
Date: Saturday, 18th April 2020
Time: 10.00-12.00
Venue: Reeth Evangelical Congregational Church
Venue Postcode: DL11 6TE
Event Information: Drop in for coffee & cake. Free.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethecc.co.uk/

 

May 2020
Name: Thunder & Rain
Date: Thursday, 14th May 2020
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road, Reeth
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Thunder and Rain is a 4-piece acoustic Americana band from the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Consisting of acoustic guitar, mandolin, dobro, and upright bass, Thunder and Rain seamlessly blend their favourite elements of bluegrass, country, pop and alt-rock to cultivate their own take on the American roots music traditions. Driven by the catchy choruses and dreamy melodies sung by Erinn Peet-Lukes, the band perfectly supports her heartfelt songwriting with strong country grooves, lush harmonies and rich instrumental decoration.
“The foot-tappingly infectious, often dreamy melodies and tumbling chorus hooks work to soothe and invigorate like clean mountain air.” (Folk Radio UK)
Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start.
Tickets £14 (£16 door) under 16s half price.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: Peggy Seeger & Callum MacColl
Date: Friday, 15th May 2020
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Arkengarthdale Road
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: Making a very welcome return to Reeth Memorial Hall on her ‘First Farewell Tour’, the charismatic Peggy Seeger - singer, songwriter, feminist, icon, Ewan MacColl’s partner and muse - is the undisputed queen of folk and political song. Join Peggy and her son Calum MacColl (an exceptional musician in his own right) for a glorious evening of up-close performance. Expect to hear some of Peggy and Ewan MacColl’s most loved songs, readings from Peggy’s award-winning memoir ‘The First Time Ever’, plenty of audience participation and lots of relaxed family banter.
Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start.
Tickets are £18 in advance (£20 on the door) from Reeth Post Office or ring 01748-884759. Under 16s half price.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

Name: Coffee morning
Date: Saturday, 16th May 2020
Time: 10.00-12.00
Venue: Reeth Evangelical Congregational Church
Venue Postcode: DL11 6TE
Event Information: Drop in for coffee & cake. Free.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethecc.co.uk/

 

Name: Darren Page - The Voice of Roy Orbison
Date: Friday, 22nd May 2020
Time: 20.00-22.30
Venue: Arkengarthdale Road
Venue Postcode: DL11 6QT
Event Information: In two one-hour sets, Darren combines Roy Orbison hits with an hour of Rock n Roll. Put on your dancing shoes or sit back and relax!
Tickets are £13 in advance (£15 on the door) - under 16s half price.
Doors open 7.30pm for an 8pm start.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethmemorialhall.co.uk/

 

June 2020
Name: Coffee morning
Date: Saturday, 20th June 2020
Time: 10.00-12.00
Venue: Reeth Evangelical Congregational Church
Venue Postcode: DL11 6TE
Event Information: Drop in for coffee & cake. Free.
Event Email: tracy@swaledale.org
Event Phone: 01748884759
Event Contact: Tracy Little
Event Web Link: http://www.reethecc.co.uk/

 

July 2020
Name: Yorkshire Festival of Stories
Date: Friday, 31st July 2020 - Sunday, 2nd August 2020
Time: 4pm-11pm
Venue: Dawsons Court, Market Place
Venue Postcode: BD24 9ED
Event Information: Discover ancient myths and folktales. Unlock the Stories that have shaped our world. Challenge the stories of today.

Experience the power of story with celebrity guests, award-winning storytellers, captivating performances in unexpected venues and more.

Celebrating Settle Stories 10th year, the Yorkshire Festival of Story will see us hit the road with events and installations across the county. All roads lead to Settle for our most phenomenal festival to date.

Join us to take over the idyllic Dales town of Settle as the labyrinth of ginnels, cobbled courtyards, and historic buildings come alive. It’s time to go big! Yorkshire, are you ready?

With Festival Guest Director Joanne Harris, author of the award-winning novel and film Chocolat.
Events for all ages.
Event Email: admin@settlestories.org.uk
Event Phone: 05603845693
Event Web Link: Dawsons Court, Market Place