December Events

Thursdays 2nd & 16th December – 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]

Saturday 4th December – Stainmore Railway and Kirkby Stephen Community Christmas Fayre – Stainmore Railway Company

Community Christmas Fayre with a wide range of stalls and Children’s Elf Hunt.  There will be up to 20 stalls and miniature traction engine rides.  Local businesses and community groups will showcase their skills and a great chance to buy Christmas gifts in an historic Victorian Railway Station.  We have a well stocked shop and catering in our 1930s buffet car carriage.

Due to limited parking on site there will be a free park and ride scheme between the town centre and KSE provided by Cumbria Classic Coaches (see website for details) www.kirkbystepheneast.co.uk
We will also provide bus service from the mainline station Kirkby Stephen on the Settle and Carlisle line.  Disabled parking is available on site.

Event may be cancelled if new Covid regulations are imposed.  Free admission and no pre-booking required. 10 am to 4 pm

Saturday 4th December – Eden Animal Rescue Fundraising Stall – The Cloisters, Kirkby Stephen

We are selling our usual home-made marmalade, picalilli and special Christmas chutney, a variety of homemade biscuits, all made with butter, winter sponge puddings, cheese scones, Mary Berry gingerbread.  We also have our Christmas cards in 6 different styles – 10 cards per pack @ £3.50. Gill and Barbara look forward to see you all again soon and thank you for your continued support, which is very much appreciated, especially in these difficult times.  The stall will be open from 9.00 am til 2.30 pm.

Thursday 9th December – Light Up a Life with the Silver Band – Kirkby Stephen Methodist Church

Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw invites people of all ages to remember a loved one at our `Light Up a Life’ event. Begins 7.00 pm.  For more information call 017683 71202.

Tuesday 14th December – Eden Hearing Services – Kirkby Stephen Local Links

10 am to 12 noon. We are pleased to confirm that Eden Hearing Services are resuming their clinics, back here at the Local Links on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  BY APPOINTMENT ONLY – please ring Robert Bolton 07846 512366

Friday 17th December – Kirkby Stephen Community Arts present `It’s a Wonderful Life’ – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

Our Christmas screening for 2021
An angel is sent from heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

7.30 pm (doors open 7.00 pm).  Adults £5 Children (U18) £3.  Book online or call Kate on 017683 71885

Saturday 18th December – Eden Animal Rescue Fundraising Stall – The Cloisters, Kirkby Stephen

We are selling our usual home-made marmalade, picalilli and special Christmas chutney, a variety of homemade biscuits, all made with butter, winter sponge puddings, cheese scones, Mary Berry gingerbread.  We also have our Christmas cards in 6 different styles – 10 cards per pack @ £3.50. Gill and Barbara look forward to see you all again soon and thank you for your continued support, which is very much appreciated, especially in these difficult times.  The stall will be open from 9.00 am til 2.30 pm.