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What a weekend!

Its certainly all happening at the Village Hall this weekend with a varied programme of events to suit everyone.

On Friday evening (24th May) the Cinema club will be showing their last film of the season with Salmon fishing in the Yemen. This 2011 comedy drama is loosely based on a true story. The film tells the story of a fisheries expert who is recruited to help realise a Sheikhs vision of bringing the sport of fly fishing to the Yemen desert, initiating an upstream journey of faith to make the impossible, possible. Starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas and Amr Waked.

The cafe style seating will be in place so please bring along your own refreshments. Village Hall doors open at 7.p.m with the film starting at 7.30.p.m. Admission is £5.00 per person on the door with accompanied under sixteens free. Sorry but at this event only guide dogs are allowed.

All proceeds from the film nights go towards the running costs of the Library and the committee thank you for the support. After a summer break the film shows will re-commence on the 27th September.

Members of the Library committee will be back in the hall on Saturday for the Coffee morning organised jointly between Gargrave Village Hall Management Committee and the Library Committee. The menu will comprise of bacon sandwiches, toasted teacakes and homemade cakes. A book and bric a brac stall will aid Village Hall funds and proceeds from the raffle will go to Library funds. The Library 100 club draw will also take place.

Its the turn on Sunday for members of the Village Hall Management Committee to be back in the Hall as they will be taking over the running of Broadways Fairs which traditionally holds a Flea Market and Craft Fair on the last Sunday of each month. Sheila the host of Broadway Fairs has not been too well and now sadly she has lost her partner Bill. We continue to wish Sheila a return to good health and send all our sympathies to her at this sad time.

The Hall is fully booked with stallholders selling a great variety of items, ranging from Vintage, Collectable, Gifts, Jewellery, Bric a Brac, Books, Jigsaws, Plants and Crafts. The event opens at 9.30.a.m until 3.30.p.m. Jo has kindly stepped in again to provide the light refreshments. The popular tombola stall raising funds for the Cats protection league will be there so too the stall raising funds for Manorlands. 50p admission on the door. The majority of stalls including the Cafe can only accept cash please. Enquiries for this event please call Caroline 07989 585564.

Please note the community Library will be closed on Monday 27th May.

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