July Events

Saturday 3rd July – `Picturing Kirkby Stephen’ – Art Competition

Take up the challenge to create an original piece of artwork in one day using any medium.  Entry £15 adults, £5 young artists (16-19 years). Cash prizes – 1st £250, 2nd £150, 3rd £100, Young Artist £100, People’s Choice £100.

For full information visit Eden Valley Artistic Network https://evanevents.co.uk

Saturday 3rd July – Eden Animal Rescue Fundraising Stall – The Cloisters, Kirkby Stephen

We are selling our usual home-made marmalade, picalilli and chutney, a variety of homemade biscuits, all made with butter, various cakes and handmade cards.  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 9.00am til 2.00 pm.

Monday 5th July – Eden Carers Drop In Session – Kirkby Stephen Local Links

Eden Carers is starting a series of drop-in sessions for anyone who is an unpaid carer, looking after a family member, friend or neighbour.  The first session will be at the local links on Monday 5th July from 10:15am to 11:45am.  You don’t need to make an appointment.  Just turn up to meet Amanda and Patsy.  There will be free tea or coffee and biscuits.  Eden Carers can offer information to unpaid carers that might make caring easier.  You can ask questions, have a chat or just sit and relax and enjoy a hot drink.   If you’d like more information, you can contact Eden Carers on 01768 890280.

Wednesday 7th July – Kirkby Stephen Community Arts present  `Sold’ – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

We are delighted to welcome Kuumba Nia Arts to Kirkby Stephen with a forgotten story of one woman’s treatment at the hands of the slave trade. Audience numbers will be strictly limited due to social distancing, so we ask you to book in advance and online if you can for track and trace purposes. Powerful and entertaining, this Edinburgh award-winning show is based on the true story of the enslaved Mary Prince, told with traditional African Griot storytelling fused with theatre, singing, live drumming, poetry and dance.  Winner of Best Ensemble Edinburgh Fringe 2019.

Starts  7.30pm.  Adults £10, under 18 £5.  Call Kate on 017683 71885.
* 2 for 1 Ticket Offer for 16-35 year olds

Tuesday 13th July – 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

Saturday 18th July – Kirkby Stephen Community Arts presents ‘The Magic Flute’ – Church Green, Kirkby Stephen

This summer we are bringing Opera North to Kirkby Stephen, with an outdoor performance of their Whistle Stop Opera: The Magic Flute.
Performed on Church Green on Sun 18 July at 6.30pm and suitable for all ages, we hope that this will be a really uplifting event for the community. Tickets are free but do need to be booked in advance.
Or phone Kate on 017683 71885.
This is part of the At The Helm summer activity programme.

Saturday 31st July – Eden Animal Rescue Fundraising Stall – The Cloisters, Kirkby Stephen

We are selling our usual home-made marmalade, picalilli and chutney, a variety of homemade biscuits, all made with butter, various cakes and handmade cards.  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 9.00am til 2.00 pm.

 

Summer Holiday Activity Programme – Various Dates – 
For  brilliant activities happening in Kirkby Stephen this summer please take a look at http://www.atthehelm.org.uk