AUSTWICK: Derek and Celia Coultherd, 015242 51215: Bowling Club: Austwick Bowling Club held its penultimate competition of the season on Sunday. This was Coulthurst Trophy competition and it was won by HE Hird, with D Heath as runner-up. This Saturday is Captain’s Day, which is the last competition of the season. Names should be in by 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start. The club will hold its annual end of season dinner at Knight Stainforth on Wednesday, October 7, from 6pm for 6.30pm. Members and friends wishing to go should contact Anne Smale before October 2. Members should also hand back any trophies in their possession.
Church news: On Sunday, there will be Holy Communion at Austwick and Eldroth at 9.30am and at Keasden at 11am The church choir has now started its weekly practice at the vicarage on a Monday at 6.30pm in readiness for harvest and Christmas. All are welcome. The PCC will meet next Thursday, September 10, at 7.30pm in church and the church plant stall and coffee morning will take place next Saturday, September 12.
BOLTON ABBEY: Priory Church: The services this Sunday are 8am Communion (said), 10.30am Sung Eucharist and 6.30pm Evening Prayer. And, this being the first Sunday of the month, there will also be a liquid family worship at 9.15am. This is a fun service for all the family. On Wednesday there is a said communion service at 10am. All services are the Book of Common Prayer.
Organ recital: On Sunday at 3.30pm in the Priory Church, there will be an organ recital by Jonathan Eyre from Bradford Cathedral. This promises to be a rousing finale to a successful first series. Mr Eyre is sub-organist and assistant director of music at St Peter’s Cathedral, Bradford. Parking will be available at the Priory.
BRADLEY: Liz Zieboll, 01535 636369: Family Show Day: Enjoy a family day out this Sunday at the village’s Family Show Day. Proceedings start with the judging of the fancy dress – anyone wishing to take part should be at the village hall by 12.30pm. The parade will leave the village hall at 1pm and make its way around the village to the playing field. There is a modest fee for entry and money raised on the day is used to help support village organisations. Entertainment includes an inflatable slide, mini motorbikes, duck race, K Rescue Reptiles, Earby Brass Band, tug of war and the BOFRA accredited fell races. New for this year is a performance from May School of Dance. There will also be craft and produce stalls, and hot and cold refreshments will be available. Show exhibits will be on display in the marquee during the afternoon. Entries for the classes will be accepted between 9am and 10.30am and should be collected from the marquee between 4pm and 4.30pm.
Coffee morning: Everyone is welcome at the Methodist Church coffee morning on Saturday. It takes place in the church hall between 10am and 11.30am and includes home baking.
Village Hall: Bookings are invited for Bradley Village Hall, which can be hired for events such as discos, concerts, band practices, wedding receptions and family parties. The hall has capacity for 100 people. For more information, contact Greg Coughlin on 07808 142093, email email@example.com or visit sites.google.com/site/bradleyvillagehall.
CLAPHAM: Rory-Joe Daniels, 015242 51135: Bank Holiday: Clapham was exceedingly busy over the Bank Holiday weekend. The Gaping Gill winch had been opened to the public for 10 days enabling people to descend the 340ft deep gill, the largest cavern in Great Britain. On Saturday, Craven Pothole Club which organised the winch were forced to close the queue mid-morning due to the high demand to descend with a wait of around six hours to go down. Other things going on in the village included a wedding festival in St James’ Church with a display of wedding dresses through the decades, flowers and other wedding memorabilia. Also, Settle Photographic Group held their annual exhibition in Clapham Village Hall.
Heritage talk: North Craven Heritage Trust will present a talk on the Farrer family, given by Clapham residents Ken Pearce and David Crutchley. This will take place in Clapham village hall on Wednesday, September 16, from 7.30pm. Non-members welcome and entrance is on the door. North Craven Heritage Trust helps to safeguard the distinctive heritage, character and beauty of North Craven.
Church concert: Blazing Guitar and Dancing Harp, a concert with Máire Ní Chathasaigh and Chris Newman, will be held in St James’ Church, Clapham, on Saturday, September 19, at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 (£5 for under 14s) and are available from Sue Mann on 015242 51792. The concert has been described as “an eclecticism of spirit of adventure that is quite thrilling” by The Times newspaper.
CONISTON COLD: St Peter’s: On Sunday, the church will hold a service of Holy Communion from 9.30am.
Young Farmers: On Saturday, Coniston Cold Young Farmers attended Malham Show and ran a ducking stool. Brave members Charlotte Lancaster, Joe Hudson, Mathew Beresford and Jack Walker risked a dunking in a large trough of cold water while Gemma Darwin and club chairman Cameron Walton encouraged members of the public to throw tennis balls at the target. Members raised £303 for charity. Next week’s meeting is a talk on share farming by John Henderson at the Richard Tottie Memorial Hall.
CONONLEY: Joan Nicholson, 01535 630872: St John’s: On Sunday, St John’s will hold a service of Holy Communion at 11am, led by the vicar, the Rev John Peet.
Make It show: The Make It, Bake It, Grow It show will be held in the village institute on Saturday. Doors will open between 9am and 11am for the delivery of exhibits and between 2pm and 3.30pm for public viewing. The presentation of awards and the auctioning of all the goods will take place at the end. This is a lovely event both for people taking part and for those who come along to see what local people have been able to make, bake or grow.
COWLING: Sale time: New 2U, based at St Andrew’s Church, is holding a week-long end of season sale, starting on Saturday. Everything in the shop will be half the marked price (excluding electrical items in the hall). The charity shop is open on Tuesday and Thursday, from 2pm to 4pm, and Saturday from 10am to noon.
DRAUGHTON: Jane Markham, 01756 711305: Afternoon Tea Party: The next afternoon tea party will be held, not on the first Monday in the month as usual, but on Monday, September 14. All are welcome, from 2.30pm, in the village hall.
St Augustine’s Church: There will be a service of Holy Communion at St Augustine’s Church on Sunday, starting at 9.30am. All are welcome.
EARBY: David Hartley, 01282 842617: St Peter’s: The 10.30am service on Sunday will be led by Mark Clegg. As the Tour of Britain cycle race will pass by the end of Riley Street at the start of the “King of the Mountain” section up Stoney Bank Road, the church has linked up with the Local History Society and there will be an exhibition at St Peter’s covering “200 years of cycling”, which will be open from 1.30pm to 4pm on Sunday and from 10am to 4pm on Monday. There will be tea, coffee and cakes available and any proceeds will be shared between the History Society and St Peter’s. There will be no exercise class that day. The next church lunch will be on Tuesday, September 15.
EMBSAY WITH EASTBY: Andrew Wilson, 01729 790197: Barn dance: The barn dance organised by Andrew Ayrton raised £1,400 and this will be split 50/50 between St Gemma’s Hospice in Leeds and Manorlands Hospice at Oxenhope. A big thank you goes to everyone who helped set up and run the evening and also to all those who supported the event.
Embsay churches: On Sunday, the Methodist Chapel’s 10.30am service will be led by the Lisa Harper while at St Mary’s there will be an all-age service at 9.30am. At 11.15am there will be a said service of Holy Communion according to the Book of Common Prayer. On Tuesday, St Mary’s will hold a communion service at 10.30am and in the afternoon the church will the open for tea, coffee, home baking and conversation between 2pm and 4pm. With the schools returning, Smiley Faces will resume on Fridays between 1.45pm and 3.15pm for pre-school children their parents, grandparents and carers.
Women’s Institute: The WI meets on Tuesday at 7.30 pm in Embsay-with-Eastby village hall. The speaker will be member Cynthia Kent who, together with slides, will speak on the 100 Year History of the WI. Tea and cakes will be served at the end.
Parish council: The next meeting of the parish council will be held in the village hall at 7.30pm on Tuesday, September 15.
Village Show: The annual Village Show, organised by the Gardening Club, will be held on Saturday. The club is still looking for contributions for the tombola. If you have something to donate it would be helpful if you could leave it in the porch at 12 Dalacres Crescent, Embsay or, failing that, bring it to the village hall on the morning of the show between 9am and 11am. The club – which is for anyone with a garden or an interest in gardens – always welcomes new members. Subscriptions can be paid at the show or at the Friday evening meetings. The £5 annual subscription gives half price entry to the monthly meetings (£1.50) and 10 per cent discounts on plants at Twin Locks Garden Centre.
Horton Café: The next Horton Community Café will take place on in the village hall annexe on Tuesday between 2pm and 4pm. There will be a range of activities, informal learning activities and support in a café-style atmosphere. The activities will include craft workshops, exercise activities and informal advice sessions.
FARNHILL AND KILDWICK: Joyce Wood, 01535 635880: St Andrew’s Church: On Sunday, services will be Holy Communion at 8.15am and Family Communion with Baptism at 10am. Tea and scones will be served from 2.30pm to 4.30pm in the parish rooms and the church will also be open to visitors. This will be the last Sunday the church will be open on Sunday afternoons due to reordering work beginning in the church. Tea and scones will continue each Sunday until the end of September.
Farnhill Methodists: There will be no service this Sunday, but next Sunday, September 13, there will be a service at 10.30am when the preacher will be Rev Ruth Crompton. The final service in the church before it closes will be held on October 11 at 4pm. The monthly coffee morning will be held next Saturday, September 12, from 10am to 11.30am. The church hopes to continue its presence in the village in various ways and monthly coffee mornings will be held on the second Saturday of each month in the Kildwick and Farnhill Institute.
Village Pump: The Village Pump, the over 50s group, will meet in Kildwick and Farnhill Institute on Wednesday from 2pm to 3.30pm. A warm invitation is extended to all those over 50 who would like to join in the fun.
GARGRAVE: Sally Jennings, 01756 748098: Area meeting: North Yorkshire County Council’s Craven area committee will meet in the village hall today from 10am. The agenda includes current policing issues, a community safety update, stronger communities progress report and county councillors’ locality budgets.
St Andrew’s Church: On Sunday, the church will hold a BCP Holy Communion at 8am and a Sung Eucharist at 10.45am.
Forest Church: Many people share a passion for nature while feeling unsure about organised religion. The second forest church event is back by popular demand on Sunday for all the family to attend. Meet outside the village hall at 3.45pm for a walk up to Mark Plantation, off Mark House Lane. Bring a picnic and a teddy too!
Stay and Play: The popular Stay and Play session hosted by North Craven Children’s Centre restarts next week and runs every Monday morning from 10am to 11.30am in the annexe of Gargrave Village Hall. Parents along with their children below school age are welcome to attend for a chance to make new friends and join in with fun activities.
Parish council: The parish council will meet on Monday from 7.15pm in the village hall annexe. All are welcome to attend.
Drop-in: Community Energy in Gargrave and Malhamdale (CEGAM) will hold a drop-in event at the village hall on Tuesday between 4pm and 8pm. The event is being organised as part of the nationwide Community Energy Fortnight 2015. CEGAM will explain its mission to promote renewable energy technologies and energy conservation for households and businesses. Visitors will be able to talk to the installers of solar, wind, hydro and biomass projects and get questions answered on how to benefit from these technologies.
Women’s Institute: The WI will meet from 7.30pm on Wednesday in the village hall annexe. The speaker will be Gillian Waters who will give a talk on Guy Fawkes – Yorkshire Man. New members are welcome.
Quiz night: A quiz night will be held in the village hall on Friday, September 25 from 7pm. Entry is £5, which will include supper, and teams should comprise of two to four people. Please contact Caroline on 01756 749235 or Sally on 01756 748098 to enter a team. There will also be a licensed bar.
NSPCC Ceilidh: Thanks go to everybody who attended and contributed to the NSPCC ceilidh on Saturday evening. At least £225 was raised for the charity.
Jumble sale: A jumble sale will take place on Saturday, September 19, and anybody who has further items to donate to the event should contact either Caroline on 01756 749235 or Peter on 01756 748758.
GIGGLESWICK: Gill O’Donnell, 01729 825639: Heritage event: As part of the national Heritage Open Days, Giggleswick School Chapel will be open to the public next Saturday and Sunday, September 12 and 13. On Saturday the chapel will be open from 10am to 5pm with music recitals at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. On Sunday the chapel will be open from noon to 4.30pm with recitals at noon and 2pm.
Parish reception: Giggleswick Parish Council invites all Giggleswick residents over the age of 60, and their partners, to an evening reception with wine and canapes in St Alkelda’s Church on Saturday between 7pm and 9pm. Please contact 01729 822676 or 823930 to confirm attendance or for details.
GRASSINGTON: Sheila Denby, 01756 752605: Treasure hunt: A car treasure hunt organised by Grassington Hub will be held on Sunday from 2pm. Starting at Grassington’s Wood Lane car park and ending at the Gamekeepers Inn, Long Ashes, it will cover a 20-mile route with simple clues to be collected along the route. Entry forms are available from the Hub and there is a fee of £6 per person. Due to a restriction on numbers, full cars are encouraged.
Coffee morning: Saturday’s coffee morning in Church House will raise money for the Leprosy Mission.
Indoor bowling: Indoor bowling is on offer at Grassington Town Hall on Tuesdays and Fridays from 2pm. For more information, call 07796 956827.
Friendship Club: Grassington Friendship Club will hold its annual general meeting today, which launches its new programme of events. Next Thursday, members will enjoy a mystery coach trip.
Community Cinema: Grassington Community Cinema will present The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, in the Octagon Theatre on Saturday from 7.30pm. Earlier, at 4.30pm, Shaun the Sheep will be screened for younger viewers.
Record breakers: Grassington Library’s Record Breakers challenge ends next Saturday, September 12. Children have been challenged to read six books over the summer.
Gills Top: Gills Top care home will hold its next coffee morning tomorrow from 10.30am to noon.
Bloom meeting: Grassington in Bloom will meet in Church House on Tuesday from 7.30pm.
HELLIFIELD: Ken Leak, 01729 850845: Annual meeting: The HellifieldYouth and Community group will hold its annual general meeting at the Wesley Centre on Haw Grove on Tuesday. Please come along if you are interested and would like to be involved.
Afternoon tea: Please come along and support Yorkshire Cancer Research at an afternoon tea at 17 Park Crescent, Hellifield, on Sunday from 2pm to 4pm. There will be a bric-a brac and book stall, plus a children’s corner, with games and entertainment.
Coffee morning: Saturday’s coffee morning in the institute will be a fundraiser for the Leprosy Mission. A small tombola gift, raffle prize, or something for the cake stall would be welcome. The event starts at 10am.
Age Concern: Please advise Ellen if there any changes before Wednesday if possible, regarding the weekly Friday Luncheon Club at the Boars Head, Long Preston. The event starts at 11.15am and new members are welcome.
Parish council: There will be a meeting of the parish council tonight at 7.30pm in the Yorke Room at the institute.
Indoor sports: Short mat bowls is re-commencing in the institute on Wednesday from 9.30am. Table tennis continues on Mondays at 8pm and badminton on Tuesdays at 7pm. New recruits are welcome. All session are £2.50.
Harvest service: The Methodist Church will hold its harvest service at 3pm next Sunday, September 13. All are welcome.
HORTON-IN-RIBBLESDALE: Caroline Thompson, 01756 749235: Horton Show: The annual show will take place on Saturday in the school and field adjoining. The Friends of Horton-in-Ribblesdale school will be providing refreshments whilst Mrs Huddleston and helpers will be making the judges' lunches in the village hall. Judging commences at 11am and the school will be open for viewing from 1pm. A dogs and pet show will be held on the field, entries taken on the day, judging at approximately 2pm.Arrangements for the show were finalised at a recent meeting of the committee when 90th birthday wishes were extended to one of the show’s founder members, Alec Morphet, of High Birkwith Farm.
Church service: An evening service will be held at St Oswald’s Church on Sunday at 6.30pm.
INGLETON: Sue Brown, 015242 41835: Welfare outing: The Ingleton and Thornton Old People’s Welfare committee took 101 people to Millstones near Harrogate, in bright sunshine travelling in Bibby’s coaches. After a delicious hot lunch, the more agile enjoyed various kinds of dancing. A session of bingo took place. A raffle to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease and a local hospice was won by Eunice Preston. Michael Clark thanked the committee for organising the day and also for raising all the money to pay for everything. A jumble sale will be held on Saturday, October 31, to raise money for the Christmas party which will be on Friday, December 11, at the Ingleborough Community Centre.
LANGCLIFFE: Helen Jarvis, 01729 825303: Institute news: Badminton resumes in the institute on Wednesday, September 16, at 7pm.
Memorial concert: The Leigh family returned to Langcliffe to present a concert of songs and sonnets in memory of Jim Hacobian. Jim, known as The Langcliffe poet died earlier this year. Around 60 people attended and £380 was raised towards a memorial stone in St John’s Churchyard.
Sunday teas: Sunday Teas are still being served from 2pm to 4.30pm in the institute. Local charities from the are ready to take over from the Langcliffe “home teams”.
RATHMELL: Elaine Illingworth, 01729 840087: Thursday Club: Rathmell Thursday Club will start up again after its summer break today. The first meeting will be held in the Reading Room, with lunch served at 12.30pm followed by entertainment by spellbound films.
Zumba: Zumba classes by Geraldine continue in the Reading Room on Mondays at 7.30pm.
SETTLE: Gill O’Donnell, 01729 825639: Annual meeting: Settle District U3A will hold its annual general meeting at the town’s Victoria Hall next Thursday, September 10. It is also a chance to enrol and join the various groups. Coffee will be served from 10am, with the meeting starting at 10.30am. New members are welcome.
Heritage event: The Friends Meeting House, on Kirkgate, (opposite the Victoria Hall), will be taking part in the Heritage Open Days scheme. The building will be open next Friday and Saturday, September 11 and 12, between 10am and 5pm and next Sunday between 1pm and 5pm. There will be guided tours and exhibitions showing the history of the building. This is a free event. Refreshments will also be available. For further details, contact 01729 822313.
Badminton club: The new season starts on Tuesday. Club nights are held every Tuesday at 7.30pm at Giggleswick School Sports Hall through to the end of April. New players are welcome. The club runs men’s, ladies, mixed and composite teams in the Craven League. For more information, contact Ian on 07854 211114 or Derek on 07989 280943.
Victoria Hall: Settle Folk Gathering will take place this weekend. All events at the gathering are free but booking is essential as admission is by ticket only. On September 17, Holy Moly and the Crackers will take to the stage for an evening of folky, waltz-y, punky, fiddle flying, Cajun fun with rousing hoe-downs ensuring that you get up and dance. Music of an entirely different genre will be on offer on September 26 when West Yorkshire Savoyards return with their production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic Savoy opera The Gondoliers. Benji Kirkpatrick, from Bellowhead, brings his show Bendrix to Settle on September 27. The first half of the show is Benji’s own material, with the second half entirely dedicated to an exploration of the music of Jimi Hendrix material set against a specially commissioned visual backdrop by Shropshire-based artist Esther Thorpe. This section comprises classic songs by the legendary guitarist, adapted for bouzouki, banjo and mandolin. On September 25 the unusual and critically acclaimed play Beryl – a romance on two wheels will be performed, celebrating the life of Beryl Burton – the greatest woman on two wheels.Yorkshire woman Beryl Burton was five times world pursuit champion, twice road racing champion and twelve times national champion. She was one of the most astonishing sports people ever to have lived. The play tells the story of her life, from working on a rhubarb farm to becoming the best British cycling all-rounder for 25 consecutive years and, in 1967, setting a 12 hour time-trial which has not been broken to this day. For details and tickets, contact 01729 825718.
Dolls house sale: A range of dolls house items are currently being offered for sale on Tuesdays at Settle Parish Church during the coffee morning sessions from 10.15am to 2pm.
Charity dance: The next charity dance will take place at St Mary and St Michael Parish Hall on Saturday and will be in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The dance will run from 8pm to 11pm. For further information or to book by tomorrow, contact 01729 823259 or 824038.
Fun day: Due to a change of plans, the charity fun day and car boot sale in aid of Settle Swimming Pool, previously advertised as being on September 6, will now take place on Saturday at North Ribblesdale Rugby Club. The event will commence at 11am. Stalls are available at a cost of £5 and can be booked by contacting Charlotte Barton on 07792 123527.
Hatha yoga: Hatha Yoga sessions resume this term at Settle Primary School on Mondays and Wednesdays. Sessions run from 7.30pm to 9pm and beginners are always welcome. For further details contact 07947027188.
Race night: Settle Amateur Operatic Society invites you to a horse race night at Victoria Hall next Saturday, September 12. First race will take place at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £5 for adults and £3 for accompanied children and are available from 01729 822364 or 822959. The price includes a pie and peas supper. Please note that there will be a bar at this event.
Family evening: A family evening is being held at the rugby club on September 18 to mark the England v Fiji match. There will be fun rugby games, a face painting, food, a happy hour bar and the opportunity to watch the match live on large screens. The event will commence at 6.30pm.
Iyengar Yoga: A new term of Iyengar Yoga will commence on September 21. The Monday sessions take place at Friends Meeting House from 12.30pm to 2pm for mixed ability and from 2.15pm to 3.30pm for beginners. The Tuesday session takes place at the School of Dance, Station Road, between 7pm and 8.30pm and is a mixed ability session. For further details, contact 01282 841049.
Settle Stories: Bookings are now being taken at Victoria Hall for Settle Stories’ Star Party on October 10. This will be a full-day event commencing at 11am and running till late and will feature a range of story tellers and astronomers, suitable for adults and children. A collaboration between Settle Stories, Manchester Metropolitan University & Bradford Astronomical Society, the day’s highlights will include a rocket workshop, a chance to visit a Star Lab with astronomers and an event with international award-winning storyteller Cassandra Wye. For further details, contact Victoria Hall on 01729 825718 or visit settlestories.org.uk/starparty.
Settle Voices: Settle Voices Community Choir will meet after the summer break on Monday from 1pm to 3pm in the Friends Meeting House, Kirkgate. New members are welcome (no audition required). For more information, visit the settlevoices.org.uk or phone Liz on 01729 823777.
SILSDEN: Linda Berry, 01535 654643: Amnesty Group: Silsden Amnesty Group will host a special event about human rights at Silsden on Monday from 7pm to 9pm. Richard Kotter, senior lecturer in economics and political geography at Northumbria University, will give a short presentation on the Human Rights Act, followed by a question and answer session.
Civic Society: The first meeting of the Civic Society for the 2015-16 season will take place in the Methodist Church today when Norman Robinson will give a humorous talk entitled How I nearly became a millionaire. Doors open at 7pm and the talk starts at 7.30pm.
Ladies Circle: The Ladies Circle will hold its first meeting of the autumn programme at Silsden Methodist Church on Tuesday. The speaker is Catherine Luford and "friend". Her talk will be Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. The meeting begins at 7.30pm and entry will be £2 to include refreshments.
Afternoon tea: A new afternoon tea dance is starting in the town hall ballroom. This will be a monthly session hosted by local dance teacher Andrea Wortley and set up by the friends of Silsden Town Hall. Everyone is welcome; dancers and non-dancers. The first session will be on Monday from 1pm to 3pm and will cater for all standards of dancers including beginners. Entry is £3 to include refreshments and all are welcome with or without a partner. The dance will then run on the first Monday of every month. For more information, contact Andrea on 07919 820375.
Silsden Strolls: Silsden Strolls 5 to 8 are now online and can be downloaded from Silstrolls.co.uk. Copies are also available from the library.
SKIPTON: Holy Trinity: September sees a busy diary at Holy Trinity Church, not least the special service and parade planned on 13th to commemorate the Battle of Britain. And This Sunday sees the return of the monthly family service, All in Church, at 11.30am when the theme will be God’s Creation. An informal service for young families is followed by light refreshments. As usual, Sunday worship begins with 8am Holy Communion, followed by parish communion at 9.45am and an evening service at 6pm. Morning Prayer is said at 9am on weekday mornings and this Saturday, there will be Healing Group prayers at 10.30am and a party of visiting ringers will be trying the bells between 5pm and 6pm. On Tuesday the younger children will Toddle into Church again after the holidays at 2pm, with a story from the Old Testament and members of the Women’s Fellowship will meet at 7.30pm on Wednesday. Both these groups meet in the Vestry Rooms.
Oddfellows: Skipton District Oddfellows will host Frank’s Music Quiz Night at the Three Links Club from 8pm on Saturday. There will be a horse racing night from 8pm next Saturday, September 12. Look out for details of the Country and Western Weekend from September 25 to 27.
STEETON: Coffee morning: There will be a coffee morning on Saturday at Steeton Methodist Church. It has been organised by Linda Tunney and all proceeds are for Macmillan Cancer Support. It will run from 10am to noon and coffee, tea and cakes will be available for £2.
UPPER WHARFEDALE: Sheila Denby, 01756 752605: Bushcraft: A bushcraft event will be held in Buckden today, offering lots of fun adventures. The event will run from 10am to 4pm and will involve a five-mile walk, tuition in lighting a fire without matches and making a den in the woods. Booking is required. Call 01729 830416 for more information.
WIGGLESWORTH Community Centre: On Saturday, there is a curry night, which starts at 6.30pm and for which all tickets have been sold. Please bring your own drinks. There will be a clean up on Sunday, both inside and outside the hall, from 9.30am.