Events in Heptonstall

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More details on local events can be seen by viewing the Events News pages…


November 2014

Friday 28th November at 7pm and Saturday at 2pm and 7pm, the village panto, Sleeping Beauty at Heptonstall Bowling Club.

Saturday, November 29 – 8:00pm at St Thomas’ church – St Cecilia Concert with Hepton SingersMore details…

December 2014

Early December, Ladies Evening Christmas Party at the Methodist Sunday School, date and time tbc.

Thursday, 4 December, Three Valleys Gospel choir are coming to Heptonstall singing traditional pub Carols – starting in the White Lion at 7.30pm, then the Cross at 8.30pm and in the White Swan in Hebden Bridge from 9.30pm.

Saturday 6 December, 3pm, Christmas Tree Sale to raise funds for Heptonstall Lights and Planting in Weavers Square, followed by Lights Switch On at 5.30pm, with Hebden Bridge Brass Band. Refreshments served throughout. Raffle

Friday 12 December, 6.30pm, carol singing around Heptonstall with members of St Thomas.

Sunday 14 December, 2pm to 4pm, Christmas Fair at Heptonstall School.

Sunday 14 December, 4pm, Christingle service at St Thomas’ Church.

Tuesday 16 December, 7.30pm Heptonstall festival meeting, Nic and Steve’s house, 1 Whitehall Fold

Sunday 21 December, 10.45am, Nativity Service at Methodist Church. Children needed. Details later.

Sunday 21 December, 6.30pm, Village carol service at the Methodist Church.

Wednesday 24th December – 11.30pm Midnight Communion at St Thomas’ Church.

Thursday 25 December, 9.15am, at St Thomas’. Joint village Christmas Day service.

Thursday 25 December, Bowling Club to be open noon to 2pm.

Friday 26 December, Bowling Club Boxing Day quiz and bingo from 8pm till late.

Wednesday 31 December, Bowling Club New Year’s Eve disco with DJ Dave Redman, 8pm till late.

3 thoughts on “Events in Heptonstall

  1. Events in Heptonstall seem to be getting bigger and bigger and some consideration needs to be given to the people who live here. The focus seems to be about getting people from further afield to attend these events without a thought for some of the people who just want a quiet existence who live here. As for the bonfire at the club – that now seems to have a reputation for causing anarchy in the village. There were smashed beer bottles outside my front door following this ‘event’. A balance is needed between the needs of the village and the need to hold these large scale events. The village used to have small scale events for the people who lived here, now it has got out of hand. Interestingly, the village team seem to be deciding on behalf of the rest of the village what we want and need. Think about the people who have been here the longest and whether what the new influx wants is always entirely appropriate. Thank you

    • Thank you for your thoughts. I’d like to clarify that the Village Team’s aims are to provide events and social opportunities solely for the older parish residents and other members of our Heptonstall community, and that we’re not providing either large scale events or inviting in people from farther afield. We consult with our older residents/past residents on an ongoing basis about what they would like to do. We’ve discovered that it’s been very positive for a lot of our isolated elders to be able to catch up with old friends and natter about their shared past. Please look at the Team’s aims and objectives which you can find on this site under Community, or the most recent Heptonstall Newsletter also explains the reasoning behind our activities as well as reporting on our various small social events. Hopefully this will reassure you.
      Jacky Kelly, on behalf of Heptonstall Village Team.

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