The Heptonstall Village Team aims to provide our older generation with a varied, interesting calendar of social activities. However, guests want to mix up the generations, and run events appealing to young and old alike.
We have 4 new events for your diaries:
Lunch at The Cross Inn: 12:00 – 2:30pm on Wednesdays 23rd July , 13th Aug, 27th Aug & 24th Sept
Gillian Whitaker and Jan Lymer
After the great support shown for the first lunch event, we now have 4 more for your diary. We will continue to take feedback and develop ideas for future. For these, we are also offering a range of home-made soups and sandwiches, as well as Sean’s amazing pie and fabulous chips! Scrabble, dominoes, whist drive etc will also be available.
If you need support to get there, please phone:
Jane Hartman 01422 846675/ Georgina Sutcliffe on 01422 845837/Jan Lymer 01422 847979
Cake & Conversation, with the Shaggy Dog Storytellers – Sunday 10th August: 1 – 4pm at the Social & Bowling Club.
The ladies and gents of Heptonstall would love to invite ALL people who love living here to a wonderful day of storytelling, music and reminiscences about Heptonstall.
The average age of the team developing and delivering this event for your entertainment is 95, with one lady of 100 and a couple more knocking on the door to 100!
£5 including afternoon tea of sandwich & cakes.
This will be a wonderful family day for all age ranges, with professional story-telling
from Calder Valley’s very talented bunch. Please encourage your family, friends and neighbours to attend. This will be a day to remember for some time to come, as well as a chance to meet up with old friends, or make some new ‘old’ friends.
To reserve a place, email email@example.com, or ring Jan on 01422 847979.
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Coach Trip to Knaresborough: Wednesday 17th September
The trip is on a Knaresborough market day, leaving Heptonstall at 10:30am, & picking up at, or near, Mytholm Court at approx. 10:40. En route, we will stop for a comfort break, arriving in Knaresborough around 1pm. After a leisurely look around the shops etc, we will stop at a fish and chip restaurant for tea on our way back, and arrive back in Heptonstall by 6:30 – 7:00. Coach cost is £10 (to be collected ahead of the day). Please phone Jane Hartman on 01422 846675 to secure your place ASAP, and no later than 1st Sept. For transport to and from the Bowling Club, if needed, phone Jan on 01422 847979
Poetry Reading with Eileen Barnes – Sunday 7th September – 1pm onwards at The Bowling Club
Another amazing Heptonstall Village family day; three local poets will be reading a selection of First World War poetry as well as work from their own publications.
Award winning Sarah Corbett, who has been shortlisted for the T.S.Eliot and Forward prizes, will be joined by Simon Rennie and Michael Crowley, as well as poetry from the floor by many current and former residents of the parish area.
£5.00 entrance including a sandwich, cake and refreshments.
This social event, open to all, is being organised by Eileen Barnes, 85, who lived in Heptonstall Parish for most of her life, and now resides in Mytholm Court.
Once again, to reserve a place contact Jan on 01422 847979 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Heptonstall Village Team