October Events

Saturday 1st October – KSCA Fun Palace – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

Fun Palace is an annual, free celebration of culture at the heart of the community.  This year we’ll be celebrating all things eco as we repair, reuse and recycle with Cumbria Master Composters, Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Upper Eden History Society, Kirkby Stephen Walkers Are Welcome, Westmorland Dales Landscape Partners and others.  We’ll be making bird feeders, bug houses, recycled lanterns as well as learning about recycling, composting and how we can all play our part in looking after our community.  11 am to 4 pm.  FREE

Saturday 1st October –  Pie and pea lunch  + pudding – St Stephen’s Church, South Stainmore

£6.00 per person after the coffee morning. Raffle and preserve stall.  Please ring 017683 42633 to book a place.  All proceeds to St Stephen’s.

Saturday 1st October – Sewing workshop – Ravenstonedale Heritage and Community Centre

10 am to 4 pm.  £15 per person.  Come along and learn to make an item of your choice.  Please bring easy or very easy paper pattern, fabric, cotton thread, sharp scissors, scissors for cutting paper, pins, un-picker, french chalk and sewing machine (if you have one) and a packed lunch.  Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.  Call Jan on 07876 508027 to reserve your place.

Thursday 6th October – Upper Eden Memory Club – Kirkby Stephen Methodist Church Hall

10.30 am to 12 noon.  For people with memory problems and those who are disabled or lonely.  Enjoy coffee/tea and biscuits.  No need to book, just turn up.  For more information contact Tony Taylor on 017683 42702 or email  [email protected]

Saturday 8th October – Eden Animal Rescue Fundraising Stall – The Cloisters, Kirkby Stephen

We are selling our usual home-made preserves, marmalade, picalilli and chutney, plus some seasonal jams when available.  We also do home baking.  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 1.30 pm.

Saturday 8th October – A Musical Benefit for Ukraine – St Anne’s Church Ings, and Ings Parish Hall

Solos – tuba, recorder, violin, saxophone
Duets – piano, trombone, folk: Trios – jazz, mixed

Drop in …drop out! – stay as long as little as you can. Entry free – donations requested.  For the Musicians of Ukraine and the Disasters Emergency Committee.  Tea, coffee, cake 1 pm in the Parish Hall. For more information contact: [email protected] To donate online use the URL https://app.investmycommunity.com/fundraise/wright-vigar-charitable-trust-3205

Sunday 9th October –  Tell Tale Twit by Gav Cross – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

Join storyteller Gav Cross for more deep dives into the words we think we know so well but we never really listened to. Following on from last year’s Twisted Tales for Terrible Children, expect more nonsense, nastiness and roaring chaos as we turn our childhood tales upside down to find out what lies beneath!
“There are storytellers and then there’s Gav Cross. Capturing imaginations, holding little minds captive, Gav brings a sense of magic and wonderment to his performances.” – Parentfolk Festival
For ages 7+ and their families.  4-5 pm.

For more information visit – https://kirkbystephencommunityarts.co.uk/

Tuesday 11th October – Eden Hearing Services – Kirkby Stephen Local Links

10 am to 12 noon. Eden Hearing Services run their clinics for anyone needing repairs or servicing to their hearing aids, here at the Local Links on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  This service is BY APPOINTMENT ONLY – please ring Robert Bolton on 07846 512366.  Hearing aid batteries can be provided here at Local Links, free of charge, if you are registered at a doctors in Eden.  Our opening hours are Mondays and Wednesdays, 10am to 12 noon, and 1 pm to 3 pm. Please bring details of the battery size you require.

Friday 14th October – Kirkby Stephen Community Arts Remote Cinema presents – `The Last Bus (12A)’ – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club

Widower Tom, on the recent passing of his wife Mary, uses his free bus pass to travel the length of Britain from John O’Groats in Scotland to Land’s End in Cornwall, their shared birthplace, using local buses. He carries with him his wife’s ashes in a small suitcase, travelling the length of the country to take her back home.  A heart-warming drama starring Timothy Spall and Phyllis Logan.
Adults £5 / Under 18s £3.  For more information visit – https://kirkbystephencommunityarts.co.uk/

Thursday 20th October – Upper Eden Memory Club – Kirkby Stephen Methodist Church Hall

10.30 am to 12 noon.  For people with memory problems and those who are disabled or lonely.  Enjoy coffee/tea and biscuits.  No need to book, just turn up.  For more information contact Tony Taylor on 017683 42702 or email  [email protected]

Friday 28th October – Chris While & Julie Matthews – Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club
British singer-songwriters Chris While and Julie Matthews  head to Kirkby Stephen this Autumn with music from their brand new album Women of the World.
Starts 7.30 pm. Tickets £15 contact Penny Mulligan on 017683 72123
Saturday 29th October – Christmas Fair – Masonic Hall

10 am to 3 pm. Stalls £15. Raffle £1 per strip.  Tea/coffee with mince pie £2.  Funds raised are to go towards community activities and Christmas lights.

Saturday 29th October – Kids Halloween Party – The Inn at Brough

5 pm to 7 pm.  £5 per child, includes snacks, games and a prize for the best dressed.

Sunday 30th October – Brough Remote Cinema presents `Phantom of the Open’ – Brough Memorial Hall

A true story of Maurice Flitcroft, am amiable eccentric, who manages to gate-crash the 1976 British Open.  “Delightful”

Doors open 2.30 pm, film starts 3.00 pm. Tickets £5.  All tickets must be pre-booked; please phone Ailsa on 017683 42390.  There will be a raffle during the interval.  Please bring your own refreshments.