Pateley Bridge News

Pateley Bridge

Graham Smith

01423 772832

Carols on the Green: at Bewerley at 6.30pm on Saturday, December 15, followed by mulled wine and mince pies.

Father Christmas Floodlit Trail: come and explore the Father Christmas Trail at How Stean Gorge 3.30-9pm on Friday, December 14 – Sunday, December 16 (closes 6pm on Sunday). See how many Father Christmas’s you can find through the floodlit gorge. Can you find the real one? Fresh, local, homemade traditional Christmas fayre will be served within the licensed restaurant. Sample sweet chestnuts, mulled wine, turkey and stuffing rolls and homemade winter warming soup. Clare Beer, restaurant manager, said, ‘Find all the Father Christmas’s and see if you win the prize draw’. Prizes range from a 90 minute abseil and gorge walk for up to six children, to family season tickets. Free admission for adults and £2 per child including gift from Father Christmas if you can find him. (Normal admission: adult £5.75, child £3.50) For further information call 01423 755666 or visit

Knit and Natter: do you like knitting? You could bring along your own work and have a right good natter. Could you show someone else how to knit? You could knit for charity and still have a right good natter. Would you like to learn to knit? Beginners of all ages will be very welcome. Do you have any spare wool or knitting needles we could have? Every Monday 1.30-3.30pm starting on Monday, January 14 in the Lounge at Pateley Bridge Methodist Church, refreshments available. For more information phone Hazel on 712074.

Church services: Sunday, December 16: St Cuthberts Church 10.30am Family Service. St Michael and All Angels Church, Wilsill 9am Holy Communion. Pateley Bridge Methodist Church 10.30am Sister Janet Durbin. Glasshouses Methodist Church 10.30am Holy Communion with the Rev Nigel Waterfield. Fellbeck House 2.30pm Carol Service with the Rev Nigel Waterfield. Wilsill Methodist Church 10.30am at Pateley Bridge. Wath Chapel 6.30pm Carol Service. At the Roman Catholic churches Sunday Mass will take place at 10.30am at Pateley and at 9.15am at Menwith Hill.