Dacre, Darley and Summerbridge

Graham Smith

01423 772832


Fun Revue and Faith Supper: please note that this event has been postponed.

Introduction to Silk Painting Workshop: on Wednesday, February 13, 7-9pm, at The Studio, Banks House, Dacre Banks. Learn the basic techniques of silk painting with silk artist, Jane Carlisle Bellerby. £25 per person (all materials incl). Call Frances on 07736 071903 for information/booking.

Darley Preschool Fundraising Coffee Morning: Saturday, February 9, 10am-noon at Christ Church Community Centre, Darley. Also please bring along old clothes, shoes and soft furnishings you no longer need. Collection point in CCCC car park.

Darley Library celebrates its first birthday: Darley Community Library is celebrating its first birthday on National Libraries Day, Saturday, February 9. In addition to the usual library coffee morning there will be a party for the volunteers and a special birthday cake. Housed in the meeting room at Christ Church Community Centre, the library is open for seven hours each week at times when the centre is already well used. Enrolment and the issuing of books are both very easy and involve the minimum of paperwork and no fuss. So come along on February 9 and celebrate a successful first year. All new enrolments will be offered a piece of cake on the day.

Pilates classes: at Dacre Banks Village Hall on Wednesday mornings, start at 11.15am for one hour. Beginners and intermediate levels. To reserve a place please contact Ian Sinclair professional pilates instructor. Contact 01423 867647/07977 190268 iansinclair@ntlworld.com


Felliscliffe Young Farmers: are holding their buffet dance on Saturday, February 23 at Darley Memorial Hall. Music is by The Directors. Admission is by ticket only and costs £17.50 for adults and £10 for under 14-year olds. Tickets are available from Kathryn on 01423 780811, Michelle on 01423 770489 or Nicola on 01423 771172.

Wire Decoration Workshop: at The Studio, Dacre Banks, HG3 4EL on Tuesday, February 26, 7-9pm. Learn to make wire decorations and wall hangings as lovely pieces for your home or to give as unique gifts. All tools and wire will be provided along with some beads. There will be additional beads available to purchase on the evening. Bring your own beads and any broken jewellery you would like to upcycle into something new. Suitable for beginners and above. Only £25 per person. Booking essential. Call Frances on 07736 071903 or email fran.skyride@btinternet.com

Menwith with Darley Parish Council: the next meetings are February 25 and March 25. Contact the clerk on 780970 or clerk@darleyparishcouncil.org.uk if you have any comments or queries on council matters.

Church services: Sunday, February 10 Providence United Reformed Church, Dacre Top Mr M Imeson at 9.30am. Summerbridge Methodist Church Morag Waterfield at 10.30am. Darley Methodist Church Rev Nigel Waterfield at 10.30am. Christ Church, Darley Holy Communion at 6.30pm.

St Saviours Church, Thornthwaite Holy Communion at 11am. Holy Trinity Church, Dacre Banks Holy Communion with Junior Church 9.30am.