Bowling Club events

The Bowling Club is set for a Christmas season full of fun with events from a charity bike ride to a New Year’s bash, as follows:

Sunday, December 22, 12 to 4pm, annual charity bike race, registration noon, first race 12.30pm.

Monday, December 23, club open as usual 7.30pm til late.

Christmas eve, club open 6pm til late.

Christmas day, club open 12 to 2pm.

Boxing Day, open 8pm til late with quiz and bingo.

Sunday, December 29, 1pm til whenever! Games day.

New Year’s Eve, 8pm til next year. Party night with the village’s own Dave Redman.

Saturday, January 4, 10am, Heptonstall Cancer Research Walk. Entry fee £5 including festive snacks and mulled wine. for info, contact Susan Greenwood on 07944 466724 or sue.greenwood@talktalk.net.

 

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Carol Singing

Everyone is welcome to join in carol singing around the village this evening, starting at St Thomas’ Church at 6.30pm. This event usually finishes at about 8pm at the vicarage, but singers are welcome to drop in or out as they like.

Heptonstall School Fair

pfa school poster

This weekend is a busy one in Heptonstall. On Saturday, Christmas trees will be on sale in Weavers’ Square from 3pm, with all proceeds to the Heptonstall Lights and Planting Group.

Hebden Bridge Brass Band will play from 5.30pm for the switch-on of the Christmas tree lights. At 6pm they will move into the White Lion, where pie and peas will be served.

On Sunday, Heptonstall School’s Christmas fair runs from 2pm to 4pm in the school hall, with attractions including Santa’s grotto, games for the children, face painting and many other stalls.

Further ahead, Christmas events include:

Sunday, 15 December, 3pm, Christingle Service at St Thomas’.

Sunday, 15 December, time tbc, a concert of Klezmer music at the White Lion.

Sunday, 22 December, 10.45am, Nativity Service in the Methodist Chapel. Children from the village and school are invited to take part in this enjoyable event. We also need a baby to play Jesus – contact Margaret Coupe on 01422 842550 if you want to put your baby on the road to stardom.

Sunday 22 December 6.30pm, Village Carol Service at St Thomas.

Wednesday, 25 December, 9.30am, Joint Christmas Day Service at the Methodist Chapel.

 

Be My Baby

Heptonstall Methodist Church nativity group

If you want to prepare your baby for stardom, a leading role is available in the Heptonstall Methodists’ traditional nativity service.

A baby is needed to play the part of Baby Jesus on Sunday 23 December at 10.45am. Willing candidates can be held by Mary or can chill out in their car seat next to the manger, depending on the parents’ preference.

Any other children who would like to join in as angels, shepherds etc are very welcome to attend.

Rehearsals are being held at 10am on Saturday 15 December and Saturday 22 December at the Octagonal Chapel. Anyone interested can contact Margaret on 01422 842550 or just turn up to a rehearsal.