The Moonbeams and Friends Settle folk festival 2016 have a number of acts for your enjoyment this year, firstly The Moonbeams themselves play original music which brings out the wonderful culture of the dales, their recent album Watching Wildlife came 37th in The Telegraphs top folk albums of 2015. The William Small Small Orchestra is led by the legendary Mike Harding who is accompanied by his very own foot stomping Ceilidh band. Also joining the line up is Ben Avison and Sam Lawrence who are two very talented and outstanding local musicians again play original songs on guitars, pipes, whistles, mandolin and the accordion. Karin Grandal-Park and Rosie Glegg will play original songs together with both traditional and contemporary covers, during the songs they include the use of guitars, banjo's and harmonies. The doors open at 6.45pm and the tickets for this event are £5. For more information about this event or to get in touch with the organizers got to www.settlevictoriahall.org.uk.