December Events

Sunday 1st December – Kirkby Stephen Community Arts presents `It Happened One Night’ (U) – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

Made in 1934, It Happened One Night is one of the greatest romantic comedies in film history.

Doors open 2.30pm for 3.00pm start.  Adults £5 – Children (U18) £3.  For more information or tickets please visit http://www.kirkbystephencommunityarts.co.uk or phone Kate Lynch 017683 71885

Monday 2nd December – `An exploration of Yellowstone Park’ – by Cumbria Wildlife Trust

14.30 to 16.30.  Explore the history, ecology and geology of Yellowstone Park with Richard Arrowsmith, who visited the Park in 2018

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

Wednesday 11th December – The Arts Society Appleby in Westmorland present `The Christmas Tree: From Forest Fir to Festive Feature’ – Appleby Market Hall

Starts 11.00am, coffee served from 10.15am.  £8 on the door (Members free).  Find out more about our organisation and view our 2019 Programme at http://taswestmorland.org.uk 

Thursday 12th December – Alison Neil presents `Mrs Beaton, My Sister’ – Soulby Village Hall

Mrs Beeton, My Sister recalls the extraordinary life of Mrs Beeton.  The eldest of 21 children and brought up in the Grand Stand at Epsom Race Course, Isabella Beeton fell for a publisher and joined his rackety life in journalism, culminating in her world-famous `Book of Household Management’ in 1861.  Award-winning playwright Alison Neil provides a lively retelling of the entertaining and moving story of Isabella Beeton’s surprising life, seen through the eyes of her endearing sister, Bessie.

7.30pm.  For more information contact Highlights Rural Touring Scheme at [email protected] or visit http://www.highlightsnorth.co.uk or ring 017683 53954

Friday 13th December – `Shoo Shoo Baby’s Christmas Cabaret – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

Join this musical double-act and their multi-talented pianist for their shamelessly sparkly Christmas cabaret.  Funny, accessible, energetic, colourful, be-sequinned and camp, a Shoo Shoo Baby audience goes home smiling!

Starts 7.30pm.  Adults £10/Under 18’s £8. For more information or tickets please visit http://www.kirkbystephencommunityarts.co.uk or phone Kate Lynch 017683 71885

Monday 16th December – Upper Eden HIstory Society presents `Around the Farmhouse Fireplace’ talk given by Christine Craghill – Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

The Upper Eden History Society meets October to April 7.30pm, in the Coffee Bar, Kirkby Stephen Grammar School, for a series of monthly lectures, usually the third Monday in each month.  Visitors very welcome.  £3 per meeting.

Tuesday 17th December – 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.

Sunday 22nd December – Brough Remote Cinema presents `Yesterday’ – Brough Memorial Hall

Doors open 2.30pm, starts 3.00pm. Tickets on door £5 (in advance £4.50)  under 16’s £3. Phone 017683 41033.  Home baked refreshments on sale during the interval. For more information ring 01768 899444 or see http://www.edenarts.co.uk

Date TBC – Candlelit Traditional 9 lessons and Carols – Kirkby Stephen Parish Church

Time TBC.  All welcome.

Tuesday 24th December – Christingle – Kirkby Stephen Parish Church

We would love for you, your friends and your family to join us at our Christingle celebration so we can help to support vulnerable children. Further details to follow.

Friday 27th December – Kirkby Stephen Community Arts presents `Penguins’ (U) – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

Disneynature’s feature film is a coming-of-age story about and an Adelie penguin named Steve.

Doors open 2.30pm for 3.00pm start.  Adults £5 – Children (U18) £3.  Family Ticket for Penguins £12.  For more information or tickets please visit http://www.kirkbystephencommunityarts.co.uk or phone Kate Lynch 017683 71885