Kings Road News

Kings Road

Margaret Garner

01423 521765

Church service: the 10.30am service on Sunday, March 10 at Saint Luke’s Church, Franklin Square will be an All Age/Parade.

Saint Wilfrid’s Church: on Sunday, March 10 at St Wilfrid’s Church, the Grade 1 listed building situated on Duchy Road, three services will be held; 8am Mass, a simple mass in traditional language; 10am the Parish Mass, the principal Sunday morning Mass of the Parish and at 6pm Evening Prayer, said Evensong (sometimes sung). Also during Lent; Tuesdays 7.45pm Compline; Wednesdays 7pm Mass with Stations of the Cross.

Birthday Lunch: the Harrogate Stray Probus Club will celebrate with a birthday lunch at their meeting on Tuesday, March 12. Meetings take place twice a month at the Ascot House Hotel, Kings Road. More information about the club’s programme may be had from David Watson on 01423 866323.

An evening of comedy: this month’s Sitting Room Comedy Club evening at the St George Hotel, 1 Ripon Road, Harrogate takes place on Wednesday, March 13. MC Tom Taylor will be introducing comedians Tiff Stenson, Pete Johansson and Tiernan Douieb. The £10 tickets may be purchased at the hotel reception or from Bar is open at 7pm for an 8pm start. Sitting Room Comedy also is now available in York.

Fundraising event: on Saint Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17 at 8pm, Cobblers Wax Ceilidh Band, along with their caller will guide and encourage dancers as they play energetic Irish music for what has become an annual fundraising event for Harrogate Theatre. The event takes place at the Cairn Hotel, Ripon Road, Harrogate. The £10 tickets are available from the Harrogate Theatre Box Office, Oxford Street on 01423 502116. Bacon sandwiches (with vegetarian option) will be available to purchase.

Murder Mystery: for those who enjoy the conundrum of spotting the culprit at the now well known Murder Mystery events at the Old Swan Hotel, Swan Road there is an evening on Saturday, March 16 when during dinner an Easter Extravaganza murder mystery will unfold. The inclusive ticket price of £42 may be booked at the hotel on 01423 500055.

Art Deco Fashions: a costume presentation by The History Wardrobe celebrating the life of the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie will take place in St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Duchy Road, Harrogate at 2pm on Tuesday, March 12. Deco fashions from the 1920’s and 1930’s will be shown enhanced by dramatic readings. The £12 tickets including refreshments may be booked on 01423 556188.

Moscow Ballet: at 7.30pm on Friday, March 15 the Moscow Ballet will perform the classic ballet Coppelia at the Royal Hall, Ripon Road. Tickets are available from the Harrogate Theatre Box Office Oxford Street.

50th Anniversary: The Hollies on their 50th Anniversary Tour will perform at the Royal Hall on Saturday, March 16. The performance, which will include favourites such as The Air That I Breathe, He’s My Brother and Stop Stop Stop begins at 7.30pm. Tickets are available at the Harrogate Theatre Box Office.

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