Dacre, Darley and Summerbridge News

Dacre, Darley and Summerbridge

Graham Smith

01423 772832


A Caroling Christmas: at Summerbridge Community Primary School, tonight, Thursday, December 6, at 6pm. Festive fun includes, childrens choir, Santas grotto, raffle, tombola, lucky dip, crafts, games and refreshments. All proceeds raised to support the school.

Flowers for Christmas: nationally qualified tutor, Pat Hutchinson, will instruct a one-day Christmas floral art workshop at Dacre & Hartwith Village Hall in Dacre Banks on Monday, December 17, 10am-3.30pm in aid of the maintenance of the village hall. At this popular Flowers for Christmas event you will be able to create at least three beautiful floral arrangements to enhance your home at Christmas, with emphasis placed on using fresh seasonal foliage with flowers. The fee for the full day workshop is £15 per person. For further information and to reserve your place please contact Pat directly on 01423 780456 or email pat@yorkehouse.co.uk.

Dacre Banks Pre-School Playgroup: are holding a Christmas Fayre at Summerbridge Methodist Church Hall on Wedesday, December 12, 11am-3pm. The children will perform a nativity following which a festive lunch will be provided for £2.50 per person. Father Christmas (and the Nidderdale Llamas) will be visiting the children after lunch and all children will receive a present. There will be stalls set up in the hall selling local goods and crafts and Christmas present ideas. Everyone is welcome and entry is free.

Darley Celebrations book: the second book from Darley Heritage Group is now on sale, covering Darley celebrations, both community and private, over the last hundred years. The book is now available at £7.95 in local outlets or direct from Sue on 780970. Why not buy the book as a Christmas present for someone in your family. All profits go back to the Heritage Group to fund future projects.

Church services: Sunday, December 9: Providence United Reformed Church, Dacre Top at 9.30am. Summerbridge Methodist Church Holy Communion with the Rev Nigel Waterfield at 10.30am. Darley Methodist Church Mr Stephen Edwards at 10.30am.