King’s Road News

King’s Road

Margaret Garner

01423 521765

Sunday Service: Holy Communion will be held at Saint Luke’s, Church of England Church, Franklin Square on Sunday, November 18. The service starts at 10.30am and further details may be had from the Church office on 01423 565129.

Fundraising Celidh: at the Cairn Hotel, Ripon Road on Saturday, November 17 starting at 7.30pm. The British Thyroid Foundation (Harrogate) are holding a celidh to celebrate their 21st birthday. More information and purchase of tickets for £10 may be had by ringing the Foundation on 01423 709707.

Paul Carrack: as part of his current tour singer, song writer Paul Carrack will be performing at the Royal Hall, Ripon Road at 7.30pm on Wednesday, November 28. His shows are usually described as always having a good feeling and joining him on this tour will be his son Jack. On his tour next year he will be joined by Eric Clapton.

Christmas Event: from Thursday, November 19 to Sunday, December 2 the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair will take place at the International Centre, Kings Road, Harrogate. Hundreds of exhibitors offering quality goods with a high standard of craftsmanship will give visitors a chance to find those more individual Christmas presents. There is also the opportunity to try tasty traditional treats from the food hall and learn from the experts in the food and craft theatres. Tickets bought in advance are £10 and £12.50 at the door.

Craft Workshops: at the Cairn Hotel, Ripon Road on Saturday, November 24. Perfectly Crafted will run a workshop aimed at making Christmas gifts and accessories for parties. All materials and equipment will be provided to help make things to a professional standard at a fraction of the cost to help you to wrap gifts and dress your table with style. Full details and to book a place are available on

English Lessons: there are ongoing English lessons to be had in the Lounge Room at Mowbray Community Church, Westmoreland Street. The lessons are led by Margaret Willan and are aimed at those wanting to learn English as a foreign language offering the chance to those from abroad resident in Harrogate to integrate and function better. The lessons start at 4.30pm on Wednesdays. More information by e mail on

Tots And Toys: the playgroup for newborns to children of four runs from 10-11.30am in the Side Hall at Mowbray Community Church, Westmoreland Street (near the Skipton Road junction). Run by Michelle Clolinger, this is an opportunity for mums and dads to enjoy a coffee whilst their children enjoy the facilities. Additional information from

Harrogate Stray Probus Club: at the fortnightly meeting of the Harrogate Stray Probus Club on Tuesday, November 27 the speaker will be Ann Thomson who will talk about Florence Nightingale. The meetings are held at the Ascot House Hotel, Kings Road. David Watson on 01423 866323 and Noel Kent on 01423 506286 will be able to give further details on their programme.

News Items: if you prefer to telephone me with your information about news and events in the Kings Road area it is helpful if this can be before 10am and between 5 and 6.30pm. Ring 01423 521765 or e mail Always happy to hear from you by whatever means.