January Events


1 January – Nine standards new years day fell run

8miles, 1800 ft of climb.
Race begins and ends in Market Square, Kirkby Stephen. Registration from 10.30am, race starts at 12pm
Entry fee £6, All entrants must be over 18
For more information, contact Paul Brittleton 07854140572.

Saturday 5th January – South Stainmore Coffee Morning – St Stephen’s Church

10.30am to 12 noon.  £1 – tea, coffee, juice, biscuits.

Thursday 10th January  –  Soup and Pudding – Warcop Parish Hall

11.30am to 1.00pm.  Admission £6 (including soup, pudding and hot drink).  Come and join us for lovely home-made food and a right good natter at this popular monthly event.

Saturday 12th January – Church coffee morning – Brough Methodist Church

10am to 11.30am.  Bric a brac, raffle, refreshments, £2 entry fee from which a donation will be given to Jigsaw – Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice.

Tuesday 15th January – 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.

Tuesday 15th January – Valerie Kendall (EDC Councillor) to hold Ward Surgery – The Lounge, The Black Bull, Kirkby Stephen

4pm to 6pm.  If you are unable to come along then, please feel free to get in touch on 017683 53159 or email [email protected]

Wednesday 16th January to Wednesday 6th February – Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Classes – Friends Meeting House, Kirkby Stephen

`New Year, New Attitude! The Habits of Happy People.’  Learn the correct method for increasing happiness and reducing problems through changing your attitude from negative to positive.  Find the happy meaningful life everyone is looking for through special ways of thinking and meditation.

7.30pm to 9.00pm. Classes £5. Everyone welcome.  No need to book in advance.  For more information ring 01229 584029 or contact [email protected]

Thursdays 17th & 31st January – 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]

Thursday 17th January – Warcop Remote Cinema presents – `The Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Society (12A) – Warcop Parish Hall

Starring Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Glen Powell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtenay and Penelope Wilton.

Doors open 7.00pm.  Screening 7.15pm.  Adults £4 if booked at least 24 hours in advance, £4.50 on the door, U16’s £2.50.  Refreshments available during the interval, including ice creams. To book your tickets in advance please email [email protected]

Friday 18th January – Kirkby Stephen Community Arts presents `Mamma Here We Go Again’ – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

Get yourself some sunshine this January with this ABBA-solutely fabulous sequel.

Doors open 7.00pm for 7.30pm start.  Adults £5 – Children (U18) £3.  Tickets available on the door or call Kate on 017683 71885

Saturday 19th January – Brough Farmers’ Market – Memorial Hall, Brough

9.30am – 12 NOON.

Re-stock your freezer and larder after the festive season. Note our earlier (Winter) closing. Buy lamb, beef, pork, fish, poultry, eggs, bread, cheeses, cakes, vegetables, photography, jewellery and much much more from our regular stalls.
3rd Saturday every month, no admission charge!

Enquiries – David 015396 26040

Sunday 20th January – ABBA: Mamma Mia Sing-a-long with Vocal Workshops, Cumbria – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

Inspired by the songs of Abba, join us for a fun-filled vocal workshop singing the songs from the popular Mamma Mia films!  Dressing up welcome but not essential.  No singing talent required – just lots of enthusiasm!

2 – 4.30pm.  Adults £10 – Children (U18) £5 (with paying adult).  Family £25.  To book call Kate on 017683 71885 or visit http://www.kirkbystephencommunityarts.co.uk. Ticket prices subsidised by Kirkby Stephen Community Arts.

Monday 21st January  – `Living Matters’ – Suicide Alertness Training – Penrith Community Fire Station, Penrith

This tailored workshop will cover – the facts and figures around suicide, look at why we should talk about suicide, look at what we can do to help prevent suicide, look at the `signs’ that someone may be having thoughts of suicide, look at why its important to ask directly about suicidal thoughts, look at what resources are available locally and nationally.

9.15am to 12.30pm.  To book a place contact Amy Frith, Community Development Assistant, Public Health and Communities Team (Eden) at Cumbria County Council.  Email: [email protected] or telephone 01768 812660.  If you have any concerns about the training prior to the event please contact Juliet from JG Training on 07510 309527 or [email protected]

Monday 21st January  – Upper Eden HIstory Society presents `Members Night’ films and presentations from several members of the Society – 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.

Wednesday 23rd January – Parkinson’s Cafe – The Eden Emporium, Kirkby Stephen

Parkinson’s UK – Change attitudes.  Find a Cure.  Join Us.  We continue to meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 10.30 to 12.00.  For more information call Andrew or Robina on 017683 41997.

Thursday 24th January  – `Living Matters’ – Suicide Alertness Training – Penrith Community Fire Station, Penrith

This tailored workshop will cover – the facts and figures around suicide, look at why we should talk about suicide, look at what we can do to help prevent suicide, look at the `signs’ that someone may be having thoughts of suicide, look at why its important to ask directly about suicidal thoughts, look at what resources are available locally and nationally.

9.15am to 12.30pm.  To book a place contact Amy Frith, Community Development Assistant, Public Health and Communities Team (Eden) at Cumbria County Council.  Email: [email protected] or telephone 01768 812660.  If you have any concerns about the training prior to the event please contact Juliet from JG Training on 07510 309527 or [email protected]

Thursday 24th January – 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]

Thursday 24th January – `The Big Eden Tree Plant’ by Eden Rivers Trust – Birkett Common

Help us plant 10,000 trees. 10am to 3pm.  Meet at the Fat Lamb Pub in Ravenstonedale.

We will provide – equipment, refreshments, cake.  Please bring – sturdy footwear, waterproofs, packed lunch.  For more information and to book contact Jenni Payne on 01768 866788 or email [email protected]

Friday 25th January – `Foster ….and help siblings stay together’ – Information stand, Out of Eden showroom, Kirkby Stephen

If you think you have what it takes to change a child’s live visit our information stand from 11.00am to 1.00pm and speak to our friendly team and carers.  If you cannot make an event call 0303 333 1216 or visit http://cumbria.gov.uk/fostering

Saturday 26th January – `The Big Eden Tree Plant’ by Eden Rivers Trust – Birkett Common

Help us plant 10,000 trees. 10am to 3pm.  Meet at the Fat Lamb Pub in Ravenstonedale.

We will provide – equipment, refreshments, cake.  Please bring – sturdy footwear, waterproofs, packed lunch.  For more information and to book contact Jenni Payne on 01768 866788 or email [email protected]

Sunday 27th January – Brough Remote Cinema presents `Mamma Mia – Here We Go Again’ – Brough Memorial Hall

It is five years since the events of Mamma Mia, Sophie plans to re-open the renovated Hotel Bella Donna with a party reuniting her family and friends.  Nearly 30 years earlier, a young Donna who has just graduated from Oxford University ventures on a life-changing summer holiday through Europe that will lead her to the three loves of her life, and the Greek island Kaloraiki.

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

Sunday 27th January – Parti Cut Lloi Welsh Male Voice Choir – Appleby Public Hall

7.30pm.  £12 at the door, students half-price, accompanied children free.  Phone 017684 83777 or visit http://www.appleby-concerts.org.uk Supported by: Westmorland Arts Trust, The Hadfield Trust and the Bryan Lancaster Trust.

Wednesday 30th January – Citizens Advice Drop in Session – Kirkby Stephen Local Links

10am to 12.30pm.  If you’d like advice on housing issues, getting the most out of your energy, money or benefits, why not come and speak to our adviser.  Sessions are on the 4th Wednesday each month.

Wednesday 30th January  – `Suicide is Everyone’s Business’ – Brough Memorial Hall

Suicide is a community wide public health issue – we can all do our bit to help prevent suicide .  We will look at the facts and figures around suicide, look at why we should talk about suicide, look at what we can do to help prevent suicide, look at the `signs’ that someone may be having thoughts of suicide, look at why its important to ask directly about suicidal thoughts, look at what resources are available locally and nationally.

Starts 7.00 pm.  If you have any concerns before the session please contact Juliet from JG Training on 07510 309527 or [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

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