As part of the Dickensian Festival, the children of Grassington
are invited to take part in a nativity procession each Saturday.
Meet at the Rectory on Hebden Road where dressing-up clothes
are provided. The procession will walk around the village
to be turned away from the inns and will gather in the marquee
in the square for carol singing at around 4.15pm.
The WAGS group, based at the Congregational Church in Garrs
Lane, shared a lunch in November during which Vicki and Katie,
from Rackhams, demonstrated items from the Elizabeth Arden
range. This was followed by a demonstration on how to create
table decorations and door wreaths by Julia Metcalfe, from
The Flower Loft. Today members will enjoy a Christmas dinner
at Grassington House Hotel.
Finds in the Field was the title of a talk given by Bob Younger
to members of Threshfield and Linton WI at their November
meeting. Mr Younger showed items he had found in fields around
Threshfield and Kilnsey using a metal detector. Members will
meet on Wednesday for their Christmas dinner, which will be
at the Gamekeeper Inn, Long Ashes Park.
Zumba is back at Kettlewell Village Hall. A new teacher is
holding classes on Tuesdays, from 5.30pm to 6.45pm. The cost
is £5 a session.
The charity collection at St Michael and All Angels' Church,
Hubberholme, raised £56 for the Bible Network. The charity
distributes Bibles in countries across the world. The Remembrance
Sunday collection was donated to the Royal British Legion
and amounted to £159.50. The Children's Society will
benefit from a collection at the crib blessing and Christingle
service at 4pm on Christmas Eve.
The annual whist drive at Kettlewell Village Hall will take
place on Saturday at 7.30pm.
Kettlewell Luncheon Club will hold its Christmas Lunch in
the village hall next Thursday, December 13, at 12.30pm.
Indoor bowls will take place at Kettlewell Village Hall on
Wednesday, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. It will then take a break,
before re-starting on January 9.
The Theatre of the Dales will perform Three Cheers for Christmas
at Kettlewell Village Hall on Wednesday, December 19, at 7pm.
Tickets are available from (01756) 760288 or the village shop.
Scargill has changed the date of its Christmas party. Due
to a clash with a school event, it will now take place on
Friday, January 11.
Thanks go to all who supported the Pudding and Plonk event
for St Oswald's Church, Arncliffe, which raised £160.
Carol singing will take place in Littondale on Friday, December
21, starting at the Queens at 7.30pm. The singers will then
go to the Falcon for 9pm. A collection will be taken for the
Local rounders players will enjoy a Christmas dinner at Amerdale
Hall, Arncliffe, tomorrow (Friday) at 7.30pm. There will be
a speaker and tickets are available from Charlotte Charnley
on (01756) 770317. All profits from the bar will go towards
the upkeep of the hall.
Those sending Christmas cards to residents in Littondale can
use the Christmas card delivery service, with proceeds going
to Arncliffe Church. Those wishing to use the service should
take their cards, together with a suggested donation of 10p
per card, to Carr Farm, Arncliffe, or the Queens by next Sunday,
December 16. Stephanie Roe will be offering a similar service
in Buckden, Hubberholme and Cray, and her chosen charity is
the Upper Fell Rescue Association. The service will be available
up to December 22 and Stephanie can be contacted on 761024.
Halton Gill Reading Room will host a Christmas Songs of Praise
service on Sunday at 3pm. Parish council: Buckden, Hubberholme
and Langstrothdale Parish Council will meet Buckden Village
Institute on Monday at 8pm. Residents are invited to attend.
This month's whist drive in Buckden Village Institute will
be on Wednesday at 7pm.
Kettlewell Bridge Club will meet in the social room at the
village hall on Tuesday, December 18. For details, contact
Bob Sayles on 751787.
With Special Thanks to Sheila Denby
and The Craven Herald & Pioneer
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