April Events

Appleby Training & Heritage Centre are offering the following courses in April

Date       Course                                         Time                         Weeks
24/04/17  Art Drawing Continuation               10.00-12.00                 10
24/04/17  Art Drawing for Beginners              13.00-15.00                 10
25/04/17  Into to Internet & Emailing              9.30-12.00                  5
25/04/17  Mindfulness                                 16.30-18.15                 10
26/04/17  Mindfulness Based Living Course  18.30-20.15                 10
26/04/17  Creative Sewing                           19.00-21.00                 10
26/04/17  Machining in a small workshop      19.00-21.00                  6

First Aid courses also available.  Contact Reception on 017683 53350 or look on website www.applebyheritagecentre.org 

Saturday 1st April 2017 - Boon Day - Kirkby Stephen

Volunteers needed! Have you a spare hour or two to lend a hand?

9am - 12noon

If you can lend a hand, let Clifford Simpson know on 017683 71622, or turn up on the day.

Saturday 1st April 2017 - Lune Spring Players - Going Green, Newbiggin-on-Lune Public Hall

A Tragic Comedy by David Tristram


Tickets £6, to reserve call:- David Morris - 015396 23308 or Liz Hutchinson - 015396 23552  

Monday 3rd April 2017 - Cumbria Wildlife Trust Upper Eden Support Group
The Friends Meeting House, 48A High Street, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4SH
2.30p - 4.30pm Butterflies and moths: what, where and why? 
John Mounsey will talk about our butterflies and moths, including the differences between them, relationships with other insects, their distribution, enemies and their strategies for dealing with them and conservation work.

Saturday 8th April 2017 - Kirkby Stephen Community Arts - When Marnie Was There (U) - Family friendly!

3.00pm - Kirkby Stephen Masonic Hall

The always magical Studio Ghibli return to the big screen with this beautiful animation and their final film.

Adults £5 - Children (U18) £3.

Tickets available on the door or call Kate on 017683 71885.

Doors open 30mins before the advertised time. Teas, coffees and soft drinks available.

Wednesday 12th April 2017 - Westmorland Decorative and Fine Arts Society 2017 - Appleby Market Hall

Life and Times of the Sundial - A Perspective on Civilisation's Most Enduring Timekeeper. Lecture given by Mr Kevin Karney MA JP

Starts at 11am (coffee is served from 10.15am - 10.45am) There is a small cost of £8 to non-members. For more information about our society please visit our website www.wmdfas.org.uk

Saturday 15th & 16th April - Kirkby Stephen & Brough Classic Commercial Vehicle Rally

Free bus rides.  Over 250 exhibits plus local shops & stalls.  Saturday evening road run.

Free Admission to a great day out.  Fun for all the family.

Further details from 015396 23254 or www.cumbriaclassiccoaches.co.uk

Saturday 15th April - Brough Farmers' Market - Memorial Hall Brough

Make use of the Kirkby Stephen and Brough Commerical Vehicle Rally  to get to and from the market.

Buy lamb, beef, pork, fish, poultry, eggs, bread, cheeses, cakes, photography, jewellery, textiles and much much more, from our regular stalls

9.30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

No admission charge. 

Enquiries - Jane 01768 480069

Saturday 15th April - Upper Eden Ruby Club - Easter Rally Beer Festival

12 Noon til late

Live Music, Real Ale & BBQ

Raising funds for `The Upper Eden Ruby Club' and `The Rotary Club of Upper Eden'

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th April 2017 - Easter Sale, Kirkby Stephen Church

Saturday 10am - 4.30pm
Sunday 12pm - 4.30pm

A sale of used and pre-loved items, refreshments available, donations welcome.

Contact Glenys on 72747 or Joan 72646 

Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th and Monday 17th April 2017 - Brough & Stainmore Art Group - Easter Exhibition and Sale - Masonic Hall, Kirkby Stephen

10am - 4pm each day

Guest Artist - Vicky Yates

Affordable originals, prints and cards

Free entry

19th to 22nd April 2017 - 7.30 p.m. - The Graduate - by Penrith Players

The Playhouse, Auction Mart Lane, Penrith, CA11 7JG.

Tickets available from - Hedgehog Books, Penrith TIC and www.penrithplayers.co.uk 

Friday 21st April 2017 - Kirkby Stephen Community Arts - Bridget Jones' Baby (15)

7.30pm - Kirkby Stephen Masonic Hall

Bridget is back! The world's favourite singleton returns to the big screen, but, this time in her 40s and pregnant....

Doors open 30 mins before the advertised time. Light refreshments available.

Tickets available on the door or call Kate on 017683 71885

Monday 24th April 2017 - Upper Eden History Society - Kirkby Stephen Grammar School Coffee Bar - Lectures starts 7.30pm

Speaker: Harry Hawkins
Topic: AGM 
         Mediaeval Forgers?
         The Nuns of Armathwaite Priory
Admission free to members. £3 for each non-member. Visitors always welcome.
Enquiries to Chairman: Anne Taylor tel: 017683 71518

Wednesday 26th April 2017 - Parkinson's Café - The Eden Emporium, Market Street

We shall meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 10.30am - 12 noon

For more information, please contact: Andrew & Robina
Telephone: 017683 41997 

Wednesday 26th April - Meditation Classes with Buddhist nun Kelsang Chosang

How to transform your life - Happy Mind, Happy Life

Friends Meeting House, 48A High Street, Kirkby Stephen 7.30 - 9.00 pm. £5 per class

Contact 01229 584029 or manjushri.org 

Saturday 29th April 2017 - Kirkby Stephen Bowling Club Open Day

Give bowling a try, it's great fun for all.  All equipment and instruction provided free of charge, just wear flat shoes.

Starts 2.00 p.m.

Ring Mick 017683 72973 for more information or just turn up.

Saturday 29th April 2017 - Dales Young Rangers - footpath creation with Ranger Suzannah

We will be creating a brand new path in Orton Churchyard. Working alongside Access Ranger Suzannah you will get to complete the job from start to finish all in one day.

Meet: 9.30 am at The People's Hall, Sedbergh or 10.00 am at the Yorkshire Dales National Park Office Orton (next to the cafe)
Finish:  1.30 pm at Orton and return 2.00 pm to The People's Hall, Sedbergh

Contact Rachael Alderson on 01969 652366 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book a place.

Saturday 29th April to Monday 1 May 2017 - Art Exhibition - Warcop Parish Hall

An exhibition of Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, Ceramics, Photography & Crafts by local artists.

Original artwork, prints and cards for sale.

Competitions, raffle & activities for children.

Admission: Adults £2 Children free.  Admission includes refreshments.

All proceeds to the Warcop Parish Hall.

Saturday 29th April 2017 - Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby - Kirkby Stephen Masonic Hall

Sublime americana with arguably the best international acoustic guitarist and finest vocalist.

Starts 7.00 pm.  Show and supper £26.00.  Show only £13.00.  Bring your own bottle.

Contact: www.acoustictearoom.com or telephone 017683 72123.