April Events

Thursdays 2nd, 16th & 30th April – Upper Eden Memory Club – Kirkby Stephen Methodist Church

10.30am to 12 noon.

We continue to meet alternate Thursdays at KIrkby Stephen Methodist Church (opposite the Spar Shop), where we enjoy fellowship over tea and coffee followed by guided activities and usually end with singing some favourite songs of old.

We are always ready to accept newcomers and volunteer helpers.  For more information contact Tony Taylor on 017683 42702 or [email protected]

Monday 6th April – `Restoring Hardnott Forest’ – by Cumbria Wildlife Trust at The Friends Meeting House, 48A High St, Kirkby Stephen

14.30 to 16.30.  Find out from Project Officer John Hodgson how a 600 hectare conifer plantation is being restored to native woodland to help create the largest semi-natural woodland in the Lake District for the benefit of wildlife.

There is a recommended donation of £3 to Cumbria Wildlife Trust for each talk, to include refreshments, children free.  Local contact: Richard Arrowsmith 017683 71182

Thursdays 9th & 23rd April – Thursday People – Brough Methodist Church

10.30am to 12 noon.

Brough Memory Club has now relaunched as the Thursday People meeting at Brough Methodist Chuch again on alternate Thursdays.  This group is now for all who want to come together for a chat over tea/coffee with optional activities or crafts.

We are always ready to accept newcomers and volunteer helpers.  For more information contact Tony Taylor on 017683 42702 or [email protected]

Tuesday 16th April – Eden Hearing Services Drop In Session – Kirkby Stephen Local Links

Eden Hearing Services hold a drop in clinic from 10.00am to 12 noon 3rd Tuesday of every month.  Services include advice on hearing aids and specialist equipment, hearing aids cleaned and retubed, batteries supplied.

Friday 17th April – Kirkby Stephen Community Arts presents ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’  (12A) – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

This heartfelt, feel-good drama draws on Mark Twain style adventure stories to weave a sprawling, effortlessly charming buddy movie.

Zak  (Zack Gottsagen) is a restless 22 year old with Down’s Syndrome, who runs away from his residential nursing home to pursue his dream of attending wrestling school.  On the road, he becomes unlikely pals with Tyler (Shia LeBoeuf) a small town outlaw on the run, who becomes Zak’s coach and ally.

Doors open 7.00pm for 7.30pm start.  Adults £5 – Children (U18) £3.  Tickets available on the door.  For more information or tickets please visit http://www.kirkbystephencommunityarts.co.uk or phone Kate Lynch 017683 71885

Sunday 19th April – Kirkby Stephen Community Arts presents ‘The Greatest Showman – Singalong’  – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

We’re joining up with Vocal Workshops, Cumbria to host another very special singalong.  No need for any talent or singing experience, just bring your enthusiasm and learn all the favourite hits from the award-winning musical, The Greatest Showman.  All ages welcome – this is a brilliantly fun afternoon for everyone.  Costumes welcome but not obligatory!

2-4pm.  Adults £10- Children (U18) £5.  Family £25 (ticket price subsidised by KSCA).  For more information or tickets please visit http://www.kirkbystephencommunityarts.co.uk or phone Kate Lynch 017683 71885

Thursday 23rd April – Little Seeds Music, Half Moon and The Story Museum Oxford present ‘Rolling Down The Road’ by David Gibb – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

A magical music bus ride for kids aged 3-11 and their families!

All aboard! Family singer and song writer David Gibb is proud to be the driver of the world’s first bus to be powered by song.  However, his passengers’ choice of music can sometimes be a little unusual.  From talking sunflowers to digging for buried treasure, David needs your help to find the perfect song for each of his passengers and get his magical, musical bus rolling down the road.  Grab your ticket, take your seat and get ready for a musical bus ride to remember!

2pm start.  Adults £8 – Children (U18) £5 Familty ticket (4 or 5) £20. For more information or tickets please visit http://www.kirkbystephencommunityarts.co.uk or phone Kate Lynch 017683 71885

Sunday 23rd February –  Brough Remote Cinema presents ‘Sorry We Missed You’  (15) – Brough Memorial Hall

Ken Loach’s follow up to I, Daniel Blake, again doesn’t pull any punches.  It is an intimate and powerful drama about what is going on in people’s everyday lives.

Doors open 2.30pm for 3.00pm start.  Adults £5 – Children (U16) £3.  Tickets available on the door.  Advance tickets £4.50.  For more information or tickets please visit http://www.edenarts.co.uk or phone 017683 42390.  Home baked refreshments on sale during the interval.