Harrogate Women’s Luncheon Club: at their next regular monthly meeting, held on Mondays at the Ascot House Hotel, Kings Road, Harrogate Women’s Luncheon Club will be able to enjoy the slides of photographer Keith Holmes. The meeting on April 8 starts at 12.15pm and anyone interested in joining ring Christine Klar 01423 885204.
Series finale: on Sunday, April 7 at the Old Swan Hotel, Swan Road, pianist Kirill Gerstein will bring the Harrogate International Festivals’, season of coffee concerts to an end. For this twentieth series russian born Kirill will play Variations on a Melancholy Theme Mehidau; Variations on a Theme by Paganini.Op.35 by Brahms; Andante and Variaations in F Minor, Hob.XV11:6 by Haydn and Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky. Box Office 01423 562303. The £17 tickets are situated in the ballroom and front rows of the garden room those at £15.50 are towards the back of the garden room.
Karaoke: at Hales Bar, Crescent Road, Harrogate DJ Justin hosts a karaoke evening every Thursday from 8.45pm. Also on Sunday evenings from 6-9pm guitarist Rob Donnelly entertains.
Easter opening: both the Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place and the Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road will be open.
Saint Wilfrid’s Church: the services for the Easter period at Saint Wilfrid’s Church, Duchy Road are: Thursday March 28 at 7.30pm celebration of the Maundy Thursday Liturgy; Friday, March 29 at 12pm Stations of the Cross and the Liturgy of Good Friday from 2-3.30pm ; Easter Eve Saturday,March 30 Vigil of the Resurrection at 7pm and on Easter Sunday, March 31 Mass of the Resurrection at 10am.
Services at Saint Luke’s: the Easter services at Saint Luke’s Church, Franklin Square are: Maundy Thursday, March 28 Holy Communion at 7.30pm; Good Friday, March 29 Final Hour of the Cross at 2pm and on Easter Sunday, March 31 celebration of Holy Communion at 10.30am.
Easter good wishes: we are told that the average temperature for March has been so low that the daffodils will be late, we are told that we are more likely to get snow at Easter than at Christmas. First holiday of the year, Easter egg, Easter bonnet, crocus, daffodil, snow, rain, sunshine whatever Easter brings for you I wish you a happy holiday.