Village Hall Events

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Talk - Friday 12th October

POSTPONED due to poor response

Watch this space for new date

David Alison will give a talk on the Settle & Carlisle Railway.

The talk begins at 7:30 PM.

The cost is £7.50 and a supper is included.

Bring your own drinks.

Entry by pre-booked ticket only, via Sue Littlewood 
Tel 01768 88205

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Heartstart - Tuesday 6th November

A training (or refresher) course on the use of defibrillators.

The session will begin at 7PM.
Please be prompt.

There is no charge for this training.

Children aged 11+ are welcome to attend.

Please book your place via Sue Littlewood 
Tel 01768 88205

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Quiz & Grand Draw - Saturday 24th November

Quiz Masters - Rebecca & Giles Sharp

The quiz begins at 7 PM.

"Bring & Share" Supper.

Bring your own drinks.

Adults £2.50, Under 18s £1.

Pay on the night.

In "the interval" the draw will be made for the Kirkland & Blencarn Grand Draw.

Children's Xmas Party - Sunday 23rd December

This is the party for village children up to 8 years old.

The party starts at 3PM, and Santa is expected to pay a visit if he can fit us in.

The relevant children will receive a personal invitation delivered to their house nearer the time.

There is no charge for this event.

If you have any queries relating to this event, please email Jane Porter at:
janeandbobporter@gmail.com

Xmas Trip to Energi - Saturday 12th January

Following the huge success of the visit last January, the event will be repeated.

This is the Xmas outing for 8-18 year olds and is to the Energi trampoline park at Carlisle.If you have any queries relating to this event, please email Jane Porter at:
​janeandbobporter@gmail.com

Pie & Peas Social Evening - Friday 18th January

A social evening, giving us the chance to sit and talk amongst the other residents, who perhaps we don't see often enough.

There will be a supper of "pie & peas", followed by music.

Bring your own drinks.

Further details nearer the time.

Quiz - Saturday 16th February

Quiz Masters - Sally & Roy Firth

The quiz begins at 7 PM.

"Bring & Share" Supper.

Bring your own drinks.

Adults £2.50, Under 18s £1.

Pay on the night.

Talk - Friday 8th March

Trish Mansbridge will give a talk on Red Squirrels.

The talk begins at 7:30 PM.

The cost is £7.50 and a supper is included.

Bring your own drinks.

Entry by pre-booked ticket only, via Sue Littlewood 
Tel 01768 88205

PAST EVENTS

Sports & Bar-B-Q - Monday 27th August

Children's sports begin at 3PM 

Some races for adults too.

Rounders.

Quoits.

Tug of war.

Bar-B-Q starts at 5PM, when we've all worked up an appetite.

Sports - Monday 27th August - RESULTS

Special award for determination & effort    Eleanor
                                    FIRST          SECOND           THIRD
Sprint U7                     Leo              Grace                 Louis
7 - 10                            Lola             Zara                   Anna
Sack Race U7             Grace           Harry                 Dan
7 - 10                            Lola             Zara                   Anna      
Adults                           Luke            Emma                Lisa
Egg&Spoon U7           Dan             Grace                Harry
7 - 10                            Zara            Grace                 Lola
Adults                           Norma         Talib                   Emma
Village Race                Harry           Luke                  Dan
Bean Bag                    Lola/Avery   Zara/Harry         Dan/Grace 
Wheelbarrow Race    Zara             Lola                   Dan 

Quoits Champion      Jane

Spring Fayre - Saturday 12th May

The fair opens at 2PM.

Come along to the Village Hall to join in the fun of the Spring Fair.

Local Produce Stall      Plants Stall     Cake Stall     Tombola    Quoits     Photo Competition

Entry to the Fair is free.

Talk - Friday 9th March

Jean Scott-Smith will give a talk on Mardale, the village flooded by the expansion of Haweswater.

The talk begins at 7:30 PM.

The cost is £7.50 and a supper is included.

Bring your own drinks.

Entry by pre-booked ticket only, via Sue Littlewood 
Tel 01768 88205

 

 

Quiz - Saturday 10th February

Quizmasters Julie & Steve Enright

The quiz begins at 7 PM.

"Bring & Share" Supper.

Bring your own drinks.

Adults £2.50, Under 18s £1.

Pay on the night.

Contact Bob or Jane Porter for further information:
Phone 01768 879191 or
email janeandbobporter@gmail.com

Xmas Trip to Energi - Saturday 13th January

This year the Xmas outing for 8-18 year olds is to Energi trampoline park at Carlisle.

We are going for the 6-7 PM session, and aim to meet up in the Energi reception at 5:30.

Any queries please contact Jane on 01768 879191.

Children's Xmas Party - Friday 22nd December

This is the party for village children up to 8 years old.

The party starts at 3PM, and Santa is expected to pay a visit if he can fit us in.

 

Wine & Cheese Tasting  - Saturday 2nd December

Starting at 7:30PM, there will be a selction of wines to taste, accompanied by a selection of cheeses.

The draw for the Grand Prize Draw will take place at this event.

Tickets £8.

Entry by pre-booked ticket only, via Sue Littlewood

Quiz - Saturday 18-Nov-2017

Quizmaster  Bob Porter.

Thanks to all who came, and congratulations to the winners.  This was a "Pointless" quiz, the first time we've tried this format, and it appears to have been well received.  A good night was had by all.

Results:

The Boys - 829 points
Mini Cheddars - 837 
Cider Orchard - 862
Flashes In The Pan - 908
The Bimbos - 943
Must Try harder Next Time - 995
Crofters - 1222

Sports & Bar-B-Q - Monday 28-Aug-2017

Children's sports begin at 3PM 

Some races for adults too.

Rounders.

Tug of war.

Bar-B-Q starts at 5PM, when we've all worked up an appetite.

Spring Fair - Saturday 13-May-2017

​Click here for a report and competition results

Fair Opens at 2PM with the official opening of the Playground at 2:30PM.

Come along to the Village Hall to join in the fun of the Spring Fair.

Local Produce Stall      Plants Stall     Cake Stall     Tombola    Quoits     Photo Competition

Entry to the Fair is free.

Entry to the Photo Competition is 50p per photo (13x18cm or 5x7" max) The theme is "Playground"
Photos to Bob Porter, Ardale House; or on the day at the Village Hall before 1.45 PM.

Tombola donations to Roy Firth at Rigglands by Friday 12th May.

Plant, produce and cake donations to the Village Hall on the day.

Talk - Friday 17-March-2017 at 7:30 PM

“You Must Be Joking”

Please join us for a humorous evening with Alistair Kirkpatrick; a former professional football referee, and now a sports broadcaster; as he looks back on his career so far, with hilarious anecdotes, and an irreverent ‘swipe’ at some of the hierarchy.

Meal to follow.

Tickets in advance £7.50.

Contact Bob or Jane Porter for further information:
Phone 01768 879191 or
email janeandbobporter@gmail.com

Quiz - Saturday 11th February

Quizmaster  Bob Porter.

Thanks to all who came, and congratualtions to the winners.  A good night was had by all.

Winners 81 pts - Wriggle Ends
     (Helms & Firths)

2nd 79.5 pts - Neighbours
     (Clays & Davidsons)

3rd 76.5 pts - Breakspear
     (Enrights & Williamson)

4th 73 pts - Stoney Ground
     (Stones, Porter & Thomson)

5th 72 pts - Muddy Dogs
     (Littlewoods, Richardson & Fleming)

6th 67 pts - Flosh Four
     (Dobsons)

Bowling - Friday 30th December

An evening trip to the Ten Pin Bowling centre at Carlisle.

Details to follow.

Wine & Cheese Tasting  - Saturday 3rd December

Starting at 7:30PM, there will be a selction of wines to taste, accompanied by a selection of cheeses.

The draw for the Grand Prize Draw will take place at this event.

Tickets £8.

Entry by pre-booked ticket only, via Bob or Jane Porter:
Phone 01768 879191 or
email janeandbobporter@gmail.com

 

Talk by Chris Swift (Vet) - Friday 11th November

The subject is 'The Life Of A Vet'.

The talk begins at 7:30PM.

Meal to follow.

Tickets £7.50.

Entry by pre-booked ticket only, via Bob or Jane Porter:
Phone 01768 879191 or
email janeandbobporter@gmail.com

Talk by Rory Stewart (MP) - Friday 9th September

The talk begins at 7:30PM, and will last approx 1 hour (including Q&A).

Cold buffet to follow.

Tickets £7.50.

Entry by pre-booked ticket only, via Bob or Jane Porter:
Phone 01768 879191 or
email janeandbobporter@gmail.com

Quiz - Saturday 15th October

Quizmasters Carole & Andrew Clay

The quiz begins at 7 PM.

Bring & Share Supper.

Bring your own drinks.

Adults £2.50, Under 18s £1.

Pay on the night.

Contact Bob or Jane Porter for further information:
Phone 01768 879191 or
email janeandbobporter@gmail.com

Sports & Bar-B-Q - Monday 29-Aug-2016

Children's sports begin at 3PM 

Some races for adults too.

Rounders.

Tug of war.

Bar-B-Q starts at 5PM, when we've all worked up an appetite.

Spring Fair - Saturday 7-May-2016

Come along to the Village Hall to join in the fun of the Spring Fair.

Local Produce Stall      Plants Stall     Cake Stall     Tombola    

Photo Competition (subject "Winter in Cumbria")   

Entry to the Fair is free.

Entry to the Photo Competition is 50p per photo (13x18cm or 5x7" max)

Photo Competition Images & Results

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