COMMUNITY EVENTS

Community News

Arnside Country Market  -  Friday weekly (mid February to December) from 9.30 - 11.30am.Local home baking, seasonal preserves, fresh eggs, hand-made chocolates, fresh fish, seasonal fruit and vegetables, plants, textile art, cards, jewellery, woodcraft, watercolours etc. Free entry. Refreshments available. All welcome.
Arnside & Storth Community Transport Group
Hoping to form a committee to run a Community Minibus around the AONB to Milnthorpe.
If interested, contact Edgar Shepherd on 761132.Normal admission charges apply to non-members (RSPB members free).
AGE UK SOUTH LAKELAND Genealogy CLASSES 
Find out about your Family Tree.  If you are interested in a FREE  Laptop/Tablet based genealogy class in your area please call Age UK South Lakeland on 01539 728118 or email: jpedley@ageuksouthlakeland.org.uk. You never know what you might discover!
December 2018
Regular activities, clubs and services can be found by clicking on December 2018 Broadsheet
Items for the Broadsheet MUST be received by the 15th of the month (10th in December) to appear in the following month's Broadsheet and can be emailed to arnsidebroadsheet@hotmail.co.uk or left at Anthony's Village Store, Silverdale Road or Phil Fallows on The Promenade.
Items can be uploaded to the website at any time by emailing support@arnsidevillage.co.uk 
Christmas Services in Arnside

Parish Church of St James, Arnside
Sunday, 23rd December  -   6.30pm          Candlelit Festival of Carols and Readings
Monday, 24th December  -   6.00pm          Christingle Carol Service
                                             11.30pm         Midnight Communion 
Christmas Day                      8.00am           BCP Holy Communion
                                             10.30am         Christmas Morning Communion

Arnside Methodist Church
Sunday,23rd December      4.00pm            Carol Service  lit by the lights of the Christmas Tree Festival.
Christmas Day                    10.00am          Christmas Service (note change of time from usual Sunday morning services)

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Arnside
Christmas Day                    10.30 am         Christmas Mass

Christ the King Catholic Church, Milnthorpe
Christmas Eve                     7.00pm           Carols
                                            7.30pm           Vigil Mass of Christmas 
Saturday, 8th December to Christmas Day 2018

'Christmas Tree Festival' at Arnside Methodist Church. Trees decorated by local Village Organisations.
Grand opening: 10am. The open 10am-4pm daily.
Refreshments available Saturday, 8th, 15th & 22nd.
Friday, 14th December 2018

Arnside Country Market 'Christmas Market' - 9.30 - 11.30am in the W.I. Hall. 
Christmas baking, seasonal vegetables, preserves and plants, fresh eggs, hand-made chocolates, fresh fish, cards, gifts, jewellery and watercolour paintings. Free entry. Refreshments available. All welcome.

Arnside School PTA 'Christmas Fair' - 4 - 6pm at the school. 
Santa's Grotto, tombola, raffle, stalls, mulled wine. All welcome. 
Entry: £1. Child: 50p.

'Late Night Shopping in Arnside' Late Night Shopping comes to Arnside again tonight in conjunction with the Lighting of the Tree at 6.30pm (see below). 
Most of the shops on the Promenade will be open until 7.00pm. 
Some will have special offers, others will have tastings.

'Let There Be Light'  -  6.30pm on The Promenade. 
The annual village Christmas Tree Lighting will take place on the pier, immediately after the school Christmas fair.
The shops and cafes will be opening late ensuring a festive atmosphere.
Come on down, sing a few carols, buy a few gifts.
Mulled wine, mince pies and other festive samples in various locations.
Saturday, 15th December 2018

'Days For Girls Arnside Team Coffee Morning' - 10am - 12 noon at the Gaskell Hall, Silverdale.
BUY   Clothes, Bric a Brac, Books etc
JOIN  the Fun of our Tombola & Raffle
TREAT yourself to our Home-made Goodies
AND you will help Girls have access to re-usable hygiene kits, so that they don’t have to miss their School Days
£1 entry includes Coffee & Biscuit

'Arnside Choral Society Christmas Concert' - 7.30pm at St James' Church, Church Hill. 
A joyful programme of traditional carols and lighter choral pieces Includes Vaughan William's 'Fantasia On Christmas Carols'. Taverner's 'The Lamb', Hartley's 'Rune of the Nativity', audience carols and concludes with Handel's 'Hallelujah Chorus'. 
Tickets: £12 from the Posh Sardine or on the door.

'Michael Lunts Goes Christmas Crackers' - 7.30pm at the Heron Theatre Beetham. 
Admission: Non-members £12. Members: £10. Under18's: £5. 
Doors open 45 minutes before the performance.   theherontheatre.com/music
Monday, 17th December 2018

'Arnside Sight Advice Support Group' - 10.30 - 12 noon at The Methodist Church Hall (please note new venue). 
Group provides practical and social support for people with visual impairment. 
Contact:  Tony Rees on 01539 761478.

'Christmas Bingo'  -  7.15pm at the W.I. Hall, Orchard Road. All welcome.
Tuesday, 18th December 2018 

Arnside Library Link - will be serving coffee and mince pies to members between 10am - 12 noon at the E.I., Church Hill.
Thursday, 20th December 2018

'Silverdale Tai Chi Group' - 2pm at the Silverdale Institute.
Open to all people irrespective of experience or ability. £8 per session, payable in advance.
Contact Tony Bennett for more information on 07788474700 or email: taichiqigongteacher@gmail.com
Friday, 21st December 2018

'Late Night Shopping in Arnside' 
Your last opportunity for Late Night Shopping in Arnside!
Most of the shops on the Promenade will be open until 7.00pm. Some will have special offers, others will have tastings. 

Arnside Ladies Choir present 'Christmas in the Air'  -  7.30pm at Arnside Methodist Church.
Seasonal Melodies Old and New. Refreshments.
Tickets: £5. (Under 16's Free)  arnsideladieschoir

January 2019
Regular activities, clubs and services can be found by clicking on January 2019 Broadsheet
Items for the Broadsheet MUST be received by the 15th of the month (10th in December) to appear in the following month's Broadsheet and can be emailed to arnsidebroadsheet@hotmail.co.uk or left at Anthony's Village Store, Silverdale Road or Phil Fallows on The Promenade. 
Items can be uploaded to the website at any time by emailing support@arnsidevillage.co.uk
Tuesday, 8th January 2019

'Police Drop-In'  -  11am - 12 noon at Arnside E.I. Library. 
PCSO Martin Boak (5251) will be available to discuss any issues you may have in relation to policing matters. 
No appointment necessary, just turn up on the day. martin.boak@cumbria.police.co.uk 
For urgent matters, please call 101 or dial 999 for emergencies.
Wednesday, 9th - Saturday, 12th January 2019

Storth Entertainers present ‘Aladdin’, a family pantomime  -  at Storth Village Hall. 7.30pm every evening as well as a matinee at 2pm on Saturday.
Tickets: £8 Adults, £6 under 16s
Box Office: 015395 61565 or email storth.ents@gmail.com
Thursday 10th January 2019 

'Minds In Tune' - 2.00 - 4.00pm at Arnside Methodist Church.
An Activity/Support group for people with memory problems, or dementia, and their carers. 
The session starts with a choice of activities, followed by refreshments and will finish with some songs. 
Contact: Eileen Walters on 01524 761720.

Arnside and Storth First Responders  -  Next training meeting, 7.30pm in The Methodist Church, Storth.
(Co-ordinator: Pat Clifford 762065)

Winning Numbers for the December 150 Club Draw are as follows:- 1st No 85 £100, 2nd No 139 £80, 3rd No 93 £60,4th No 25 £40, 5th No. 94 £20. Then Nos. 90, 14,5,44 and 83 All win £10. 
Thanks very much for your support during 2018. 
There are some numbers available for 2019 Please contact Pat Clifford if you would like to join.

Anyone interested in becoming a responder, or finding out about responding or FREE Heartstart Courses, please contact, Adrian Swenson 762757, Cath Grayson 761347 or Pat Clifford. 

Friday, 11th January 2019  7.30pm 

'The Flint Street Nativity' by Tim Firth  - 7.30pm at The Heron Theatre, Beetham. 
The children are played by adults in this warm, witty and funny play, directed by Fliss Pocock. Mrs Horrocks' class of seven year olds are about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street Junior School for the proud mums and dads – and the occasional social worker. Squabbles arise when Gabriel wants to play Mary, the Star grumbles he's not a proper star like they have at NASA, Herod won't stop waving to his mum and dad and the subversive Innkeeper is determined to liven up the traditional script. And then the stick insect escapes……..
Admission: Non-members £12. Members: £10. Under 18's: £5 
Doors open 45 minutes before the performance. 
theherontheatre.com/theatre
Saturday, 12th January 2019 

'The Flint Street Nativity' by Tim Firth - 2.30pm at The Heron Theatre, Beetham. 
The children are played by adults in this warm, witty and funny play, directed by Fliss Pocock. Mrs Horrocks' class of seven year olds are about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street Junior School for the proud mums and dads – and the occasional social worker. Squabbles arise when Gabriel wants to play Mary, the Star grumbles he's not a proper star like they have at NASA, Herod won't stop waving to his mum and dad and the subversive Innkeeper is determined to liven up the traditional script. And then the stick insect escapes……..
Admission: Non-members £12. Members: £10. Under 18's: £5 
Doors open 45 minutes before the performance. 
theherontheatre.com/theatre
Saturday, 19th January 2019  
 
'Blowin’ In The Wind'  by Andante Live -  2.30pm and 7.30pm at the Heron Theatre Beetham.
Combining the vocal harmonies of Vee Sweeney and Mark Rowson with sixteen instruments between them and their outstanding musicianship, as they present uplifting and inspiring performances to provide a fabulous evening of unforgettable music.
​This show takes us back to the era of PEACE, PROTEST & LOVE with uniquely arranged classic songs such as “Mr Tambourine Man’, ‘Imagine’, ‘The Night They Drove Ol’ Dixie Down’, ‘Big Yellow Taxi’, ‘The Sound of Silence’, ‘All you need is Love’ and many more.
Admission: Non-members £12. Members: £10. Under18's: £5. 
Doors open 45 minutes before the performance.
theherontheatre.com/music
Thursday, 24th January 2019

Arnside Lecture Group present 'Industrial Archaelogy - Giving our Past a Future'  -  a series of 6 lectures with Graham Brooks, 2-15pm at W.I. Hall, Orchard Road.
Enquiries to Dorothy Mitchell 01524 761836.
Thursday, 31st January 2019

Arnside Lecture Group present 'Industrial Archaelogy - Giving our Past a Future'  -  a series of 6 lectures with Graham Brooks, 2-15pm at W.I. Hall, Orchard Road.
Enquiries to Dorothy Mitchell 01524 761836.
February 2019
Items for the Broadsheet MUST be received by the 15th of the month (10th in December) to appear in the following month's Broadsheet and can be emailed to arnsidebroadsheet@hotmail.co.uk or left at Anthony's Village Store, Silverdale Road or Phil Fallows on The Promenade. 
Items can be uploaded to the website at any time by emailing support@arnsidevillage.co.uk
Thursday, 7th Febuary 2019

Arnside Lecture Group present 'Industrial Archaelogy - Giving our Past a Future'  -  a series of 6 lectures with Graham Brooks, 2-15pm at W.I. Hall, Orchard Road.
Enquiries to Dorothy Mitchell 01524 761836
Sunday, 10th February 2019

'The Mini Magic Flute'  -  presented by Opera North. 3pm at the E.I., Church Hill. 
A fairy tale opera for audiences of all ages! This bitesize opera packs fun, fantasy and enchanting music into just half an hour, making it the perfect introduction to opera for anyone over the age of 4! 
We are very grateful to Highlights for bringing this show to Arnside. Arnside Educational Institute is one of only a handful of rural venues to which Opera North will be touring 
As part of the show, you will be invited to take part in a creative arts experience beforehand (suitable for all ages!) and your creation will feature in the performance. 
Opera North is a Leeds based opera company with international acclaim. Believing that opera is for everyone they aim to inspire different communities and generations and have won numerous awards thanks to their innovative approach to this magical medium.
Tickets:  £8 for adults, £4 for children. Tickets include tea, coffee or a cold drink and a serving of delicious homemade cake. For tickets or more information contact Sue Hayward 01524 762254  suediane57@gmail.com
Tickets can also be bought online at: operanorth.co.uk/whats-on/minimagicflute/ (a small booking fee for online bookings applies).
Thursday, 14th February 2019

Arnside Lecture Group present 'Industrial Archaelogy - Giving our Past a Future'  -  a series of 6 lectures with Graham Brooks, 2-15pm at W.I. Hall, Orchard Road.
Enquiries to Dorothy Mitchell 01524 761836
Saturday, 16th February 2019

Arnside Highlights presents another double film bill in Arnside Educational Institute, Church Hill, so soon after general release!
4pm  -  "Mary Poppins Returns" (PG) starring Emily Blunt, Dick Van Dyke, Meryl Streep.    
Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives
7.30pm  - "Stan and Ollie" (PG) starring John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan. 
Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a gruelling theatre tour of post-war Britain.   
Tickets: £7 (adult),  £5 (under 18s) for each film,  or £10 for both films! 
Available from Sue Hayward: suediane57@gmail.com  01524 762254  or from The Little Shop, on The Promenade, Arnside.
Thursday, 28th Febuary 2019

Arnside Lecture Group present 'Industrial Archaelogy - Giving our Past a Future'  -  a series of 6 lectures with Graham Brooks, 2-15pm at W.I. Hall, Orchard Road.
Enquiries to Dorothy Mitchell 01524 761836

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