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Arnside offers a wealth of activities for the local community

Details of almost anything you could ever want to do as a hobby or activity can be found month-on-month on the pages of the Arnside Broadsheet (see below) as well as on the Community News / Whats On pages, together with details of other events happening the village. Delivered to every household in Arnside and Carr Bank by a team of volunteers, the double-sided A4 sheet is a non-profit making publication, published by an independent committee and funded entirely by voluntary contributions from organisations and individuals, supplemented by the advertisers in the annual Arnside Directory.
Details of ALL the individual Clubs, Group and Societies and their contact details can be found here.
See current copies of the Arnside Broadsheet here:  November 2017 Broadsheet   December 2017 Arnside Broadsheet 
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arnside_country_market1Arnside Country Market  –   Friday at the W.I. Hall, Orchard Road, Arnside:  9.30 – 11.30am        Free entry. Refreshments available. The popular Arnside country market specialises in delicious home baking, home-made cakes, savouries, bread, soup, preserves, jams, crafts, home-grown plants, jewellery, wood craft, cards, candles, local hand crafts, fresh fish stall and seasonal vegetables. Coffee and biscuits are also available.  For information about becoming a producer for Arnside Country Market, contact secretary Ann McCabe on 015395 63326. The market is held every Friday but takes a winter break from mid-December until mid-February.


Heron TheatreThe HERON Stanley Street  Beetham  Milnthorpe Cumbria LA7 7AS Registered Charity No.501134

info@theherontheatre.com . www.theherontheatre.com   For details of forthcoming events click here on the Heron Theatre Autumn 2017 Brochure


 ‘Crafternoons’ at Heron Corn MIll, Beetham
Join KCrafternoonserry for a drop-in workshop to sample new crafts such as felting, patchwork and crochet, exchange ideas, meet new people, or just enjoy a good natter and a cup of tea! The group is completely FREE so come along and see what it’s about! If you or someone you know would like to come but struggle with transport, give us a call on 01539 564271 and we may be able to help. 1 – 4pm.  Refreshments will be provided. Supported by the Bryan Lancaster Trust, The Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust and the Cumbria Community Foundation.

Dates are:  29th November 2017

Book at Baytime    Weekly on Wednesdays from 1 – 2.30pm  at the E.I. on Church Hill. Cost:  £3  to include refreshments.  Reading aloud, material provided. No reading to do before or after. For further information call Julie on 01524 762538.

Shore-Based-Tution - sailing


Arnside Sailing Club Cadet Programme   Offering regular sessions for 8 – 16 year olds from May to the beginning of October. Details on www.arnsidesailingclub.co.uk  email: arnsidesailingclubtraining@gmail.com



RSPB logoLeighton Moss & Morecambe Bay Nature Reserve, Myers Farm, Storrs Lane, Silverdale LA5 0SW  01524 701601  rspb.org.uk/leightonmoss  The reserve is open from dawn to dusk daily (Closed Christmas Day). The Visitor Centre (including the shop and Cafe) is open 9.30am-5pm daily (9.30am-4.30pm December & January). Closed Christmas Day.

Click to view full programme for  RSPB Leighton Moss Events November 2017 and RSPB Leighton Moss Events for December 2017

For Families:  The Holt is open most weekends and in the school holidays. This indoor space offers interactive boards and exciting self-led childrens activities. Free of charge, donations welcome.

Explore our wildlife sensory garden with natures pipes, natural playpit, natures drums, den building challenge and more, come and have fun discovering all that the garden has to offer.

Going exploring? If you are off for a walk on the nature reserve, get a bigger eyeful of nature by hiring a pair of binoculars from us. £3 a pair for RSPB Puffins, £5 a pair for RSPB Avocets. We also have Explorer backpacks for families including a magnifying glass, binoculars, bug pots and more. Â3 a backpack, one per family. Ask at the welcome desk for details.

Guided walks  If you would like a personal guided walk for you or your party, please contact us by email leighton.moss@rspb.org.uk or by phoning 01524 701413.

Personal telescope demonstration  You can try out our binoculars on any day, but we can also offer your own personal telescope demonstration with one of our advisors. Please contact our Retail Manager or Assistant Retail Manager on 01524 701601 to arrange for you to go out on the reserve to see how our telescopes perform.

Photography tuition  Got a digital SLR camera? Whether you’re still working out your settings or seeking tips to give your wildlife shots a professional edge, you will benefit from advice, guidance and personal tuition from experienced and approachable wildlife photographer Mike Malpass. Sessions involve both indoor theory then out onto the reserve to put it into practice. Dates and times to suit you. Interested? Contact us at leighton.moss@rspb.org.uk or on 01524 701413.  

Get your events listed here – please contact support@arnsidevillage.co.uk