Appleby Heritage Centre are offering the following courses in June:
Date Course Time Weeks
13/06/17 Introduction to IT 13.00-15.00 5
17/06/17 Simple Patchworking 10.00-16.00 1
17/06/17 Silk Painting 10.00-16.00 1
24/06/17 Glass painting 10.00-16.00 1
24/06/17 Extreme Knitting 10.00-16.00 1
24/06/17 Amazing Acrylic Landscapes 10.00-16.00 1
First Aid courses are also available. Contact Reception on 017683 53350 or website www.applebyheritagecentre.org
Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year - University of Cumbria - Deadline 28th July 2017
Open for entries - £500 prize
Short-listed entries will be featured in an exhibition at Vallum Ditch Gallery, University of Cumbria in November 2017 and an online gallery at www.c-art.org.uk
Competition open to 15 - 24 year olds from or studying in Cumbria. All art mediums accepted, 2D, 3D, digitial media, photography, craft, animation etc.
To apply please visit www.c-art.org.uk/artist-opportunities
Thursday 1st June - Jurassic Jubilee - Pad 9, Kirkby Stephen
Jubilee Park is going Jurassic this summer with the help of visual and community artist, Sarah Hicks. Come and make your own dinosaur for display in the woods.
10.30 am to 4.00 pm. All ages welcome, free.
Saturday 3rd June - Dales Young Rangers - Footpath maintenance near Nateby
Walling, cutting back of branches and clearing stones back off the Right of Way there is lots to do at this site. Rangers Suzannah and Paul will lead the day as we help tackle this path.
Meet: 9.30 am at The People's Hall, Sedbergh or at site - details to be confirmed.
Finish: 2.00 pm at The People's Hall, Sedbergh
Saturday 3rd June 2017 - Kirkby Stephen Community Arts - Swallows and Amazons (PG)
Kirkby Stephen Masonic Hall - 3.00pm
Swallows forever! The newest adaptation of Arthur Ransome's classic novel set in the spectacular Lake District.
Doors open 30 mins before the advertised time. Light refreshments available.
Adults £5/Under 18s £3
Tickets available on the door or call Kate on 017683 71885
Saturday 3rd June 2017 - 20 Challenge - Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland
Walk 20 miles to celebrate 20 years of care
20 miles round route, 10 Peaks, Teams of 4. Alternative route of 11 miles and 5 Peaks also available.
Starting from Braithwaite Institute, Keswick, registration from 6am
For more details visit: www.hospiceathome.co.uk
Tel: 01768 210719
Sunday 4th June 2017 - The Yomp, Upper Eden Mountain Challenge, Kirkby Stephen.
23 miles, 11.5 miles or 6.5 miles (you chose).
Supporting Blood Bikes Cumbria, plus other Rotary Nominated Charities. Why not organise your own sponsorship and raise funds for your own Charity, Club or School.
Sponsored by J T Atkinson
Enter on line (or on the day) at www.yomp.org
Wednesday 7th June 2017 - Repair Café - Kirkby Stephen Local Links
Kirkby Stephen starts Cumbria’s first Repair Café
What do you do with a broken toaster? Or with a bike when the wheel runs out of true? Or with a sweater full of moth holes? Bin it? No way! Kirkby Stephen Community Arts and Kirkby Stephen and Upper Eden Good Neighbours Scheme are organising Cumbria’s first Repair Café in Kirkby Stephen Local Links on Wednesday 7 June at 2pm.
At Kirkby Stephen Local Links, on Wednesday 7th June everything is about making repairs. Starting from 2pm and ending at 4pm various volunteer repair experts will be available to help make all possible repairs free of charge. Tools and materials will also be on hand. People visiting the Repair Café will bring along their broken items from home. Toasters, lamps, hair dryers, clothes, toys, crockery... anything that is broken is welcome.
Repair café dates: Wed 3 May 2-4pm Wed 7 June 2-4pm Wed 5 July 2-4pm
Wednesday 7th June 2017 - Suicide Safer Eden (SSE) Penrith Rugby Club, Penrith
Open meeting. All welcome. 5.00 pm - 7.15 pm
Interested in suicide prevention? Join us and learn more about Suicide Safer Eden and the Time to Change initiative. Together we can remove the stigma around mental health and play a part in reducing loss of life by suicide!
Let us know if you are planning to attend so that we can arrange for refreshments and food. Contact Amy Frith, Community Development Assistant, Public Health and Communities Team (Eden) at Cumbria County Council.
Wednesday June 7th & 14th - 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 10th June - Rheged - National Theatre Production of Peter Pan - 2pm
***** `Spellbindingly imaginative. An edgy and dazzling production that lights up the National Theatre' - Radio Times.
Captured live at the National Theatre a recorded performance of J M Barrie's much loved play is screened in cinemas this summer.
Book now at Rheged.com or ring 01768 868000.
Invest in Eden: A Natural Choice for business are running the following courses:
Tuesday June 6th & Wednesday June 7th - Level 2 Customer Service - KIrkby Stephen venue to be confirmed
All day - times to be confirmed
Tuesday June 13th - First Aid at Work - Qualified Status - Kirkby Stephen Business Park
Date to be confirmed - Food Hygiene - Qualified Status - The Pennine, Kirkby Stephen
Thursday 15th June 2017 - Mini Stompers - 1.00-3.00 pm - Jubilee Park, Kirkby Stephen
Mini Stompers is a monthly gathering for two hours of woodland fun for 0-5 year olds and their parents, friends or carers. Prepare to get muddy!
£3.50 per person (under 1s go free) - what are you paying for? Two experienced practitioners, use of their amazing kit, two hours of fun and a cup of tea!
Friday 16th June 2017 - Kirkby Stephen Community Arts - Casablanca (U)
7.30pm - Kirkby Stephen Masonic Hall
Here's lookin' at you kid! With unforgettable moments and iconic dialogue, the classic and much loved Casablanca is undoubtedly one of the most popular films of all time.
Doors open 30mins before the advertised time. Light refreshments available.
Saturday 17th June - Wine & Cheese re Brough Pre-school & Nursery - Brough Memorial Hall
£10 per ticket for four corners. All proceeds to Brough Pre-school and Nursery.
Starts 7.30, wine served from 8.00 pm til 10.00 pm. Bar and disco till 12.30 am.
Strictly over 18's only - ID must be shown on request.
Tickets available from Hayley Pattinson, Tina Simpson, Helen Hayllar and from staff at Brough Nursery
Friday 23rd June - A Celebration of Simon & Garfunkel - Soulby Village Hall
Performed live by Tim Chu & Ian Bailey
Doors open 6.45pm. Show starts 7.30pm. Fee £12. No bar - feel free to bring your own drinks/picn
Call Soulby Village Hall Booking Office on 017683 71396 or buy online at www.classicsingersongwriters.co.uk/sandg