March Events

Friday 1st March – Nateby & Wharton WI present `Frank Hunter from Piper Hole Goat Farm’ – The Friends Meeting House, Kirkby Stephen

a talk on Goats Milk Handmade Soap produced at Piper Hole.  7.00 pm.  Visitors are welcome to join us and enjoy an excellent speaker, good company and a delicious buffet supper at £3.00pp.  For further information visit our website at http://www.natebyandwhartonwi.wordpress.com

Sunday 3rd March – Air Ambulance Drop-in Collection – Brough Memorial Hall

Lunchtime session – 12 noon to 1pm, evening session – 5pm to 7pm.

For alternative arrangements, general enquiries and to get one of their official bags please contact Dave on 42135

Thursdays 7th & 21st 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]

Saturday 9th March  – Upper Eden HIstory Society presents `History Day – Friends, Romans, Countrymen’ – Brough Memorial Hall

10am to 4pm.  Topics include – The Picts, Cumberland & Westmorland Saints, Roman Roads in East Cumbria, Epiacum Heritage.

Members and non-members welcome. Fee £10 includes tea and coffee – bring your own packed lunch.  Book with Jim Poulson 017683 71653.

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 12th March – `Introduction to your iPad’ – Appleby Heritage Centre

FREE course. 9.00am to 12.00.  Numbers are limited on free courses, book early to secure your place.  You are only eligible for a maximum of three free courses per person.  Contact [email protected] or ring 017683 53350.

Wednesday 13th March – The Arts Society Appleby in Westmorland present ‘The Age of Walnut’ – 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 14th & 28th 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]

Friday 15th March – Kirkby Stephen Community Arts presents `Stan & Ollie’ – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

A heart-warming story of legendary movie icons Laurel and Hardy’s final tour.

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

Sunday 17th March – Unmythable – Kirkby Stephen Sports & Social Club

7.30 pm.  All the greatest Greek myths in one show – an unforgettable blend of sketch comedy, cross dressing, stories and songs.  Unmythable has sailed the continents performing to critical acclaim and is now back with an all-female cast.  Heroes, monsters and gods go head-to-head in a hilarious and unforgettable journey through the greatest stories ever told.  Expect a fast-paced, funny, daring and utterly entertaining show.

Cost: £10 Adults/£8 under 18s.  For more information ring 017683 71885 or visit http://www.kirkbystephencommunityarts.co.uk

Tuesday 19th 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.

Tuesday 19th March – `Introduction to your Tablet’ – Appleby Heritage Centre

FREE course. 9.00am to 12.00.  Numbers are limited on free courses, book early to secure your place.  You are only eligible for a maximum of three free courses per person.  Contact [email protected] or ring 017683 53350.

Monday 25th March  – Upper Eden HIstory Society presents `Who was King Arthur’ talk given by Sir Martin Holgate – 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 27th 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.

Wednesday 27th March – 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.