March Events

Monday 2nd March – `The life of a hedgehog’ – by Cumbria Wildlife Trust at The Friends Meeting House, 48A High St, Kirkby Stephen

14.30 to 16.30.  Rowan Worsman will describe the life of a hedgehog from birth, the difficulties it will encounter in that life, why it may come into her care and how you may be able to help.

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 5th & 19th March – 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]

Wednesday 11th March – The Arts Society Appleby in Westmorland present ‘The Bayeux Tapestry – The World’s Oldest Comic Strip’ – Appleby Market Hall

A talk by Mrs Eveline Eaton BA (Hons).  This lecture will present in detail, historical, cultural and artisitic aspects of that unique masterpiece, The Bayeux Tapestry which provides posterity with such a startling testimonial of peoples lives in the late Viking Age.

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

Thursdays 12th & 26th March – 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 17th March – 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.

Wednesday 25th March – 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.