A Dancing & Collectable weekend!

The weekend kicks off on Friday evening ( 10th May ) with a Picnic supper dance in the Village Hall. The live music will be provided by the Lancashire based Organist Elizabeth Harrison who knows the Blackpool Tower ballroom as well as she does the Village Hall. Please bring along your own Picnic supper. Tea and Coffee will be provided in the interval. The music commences at 7.30.p.m until 11.p.m. Admission is £6.00 per person on the door, cash only please. A raffle will aid Village Hall funds.

Gargrave Management Committee will be hosting the Collectable and Craft Fair on Sunday. There are lots of stallholders booked in for the event, both new faces and old. They will be selling a great selection of items including Collectables, Vintage, Bric a Brac, Jewellery, Gifts, Books, Pictures, Small furniture, Jigsaws and Crafts. There will also be stalls raising funds for the Village Hall itself, Manorlands and The Cats Protection League. Lots to see and buy, both unique and affordable. 50p admission on the door. The event opens at 9.30.a.m but please call earlier if it fits in better with your days plans as most stalls are set up by 9.a.m. Light refreshments are available until 3.p.m with thanks extended to Jo who has kindly stepped in to cover the catering whilst Sheila is unwell. The majority of stalls and the Cafe can only accept cash please. Further enquiries 07989585564

The weekend ahead….

Just a brief reminder that the Village Hall will be open from 7.a.m until 10.p.m on Thursday 2nd May for you to cast your vote for the Mayor for the York and North Yorkshire Combined Authority. Please remember your photo ID.

Celebrate local history week on Saturday when Gargrave Library will be co-hosting with the Gargrave Heritage group a coffee morning and exhibition. On display will be historic information and photographs of old Gargrave, come along and hear about the Heritage groups latest book which is currently in the planning stages.

There will be bacon sandwiches, toasted teacakes and lots of homemade cakes. Open 9.30.a.m until 12.30.p.m.

 

Thank you so much to everyone who attended Sheila`s Fair last Sunday and their kind words and get well wishes for her. Fortunately Gargrave Village Hall Management committee were able to step in to run the event, and special thanks must go to Jo for providing the catering at such short notice. The next Collectable and Craft Fair will be on the 12th May and this will be the normal fair run by the Management Committee ( normally Broadway Fairs ( Sheila ) takes place on the last Sunday in each month and the Village Hall Management Committee hold a fair mid month ). Jo will be providing the catering on the 12th May. There will be a good variety of stalls at the event, see gallery photo to view one of the stalls.

A film and Fair weekend…

On Friday 26th April the Cinema club will be showing The Miracle Club. This 2023 comedy drama follows a group of working class women from Dublin who win a talent competition at their local church with the prize a pilgrimage to Lourdes, a place all the women have longed to visit. The film stars Maggie Smith, Kathy Bates, Laura Linney and Stephen Rea.

The customary Cafe style seating will be in place so please bring along your own refreshments. The Village Hall doors open at 7.p.m with the film starting at 7.30.p.m. Admission is £5.00 ( cash only please ) per person on the door, with accompanied under sixteens free. Sorry but only guide dogs are allowed in to this event. All proceeds from the Film nights go towards the running costs of the Community Library.

Sheila from Broadway Fairs is unfortunately unwell and was taken into hospital on Friday so Gargrave Management committee will be hosting the Flea Market and Craft Fair on Sunday from 9.30.a.m until 3.30.p.m. Fortunately Jo has been able to step in to undertake the catering and we are incredibly grateful for her to do so at such short notice.Light refreshments will be available until 3.p.m. There will be many stalls selling a great range of items from Collectables, Vintage, Bric a Brac, Books, Gifts, Jigsaws and Crafts. Stalls will also be raising funds for Manorlands and The Cats Protection League. Admission is just 50p per person on the door. The majority of stalls including the Cafe can only accept cash, so please come prepared! Further details 01757 229805. We know all our regular visitors and stallholders will be thinking of Sheila and wishing her well.

A Packed weekend….

The busy weekend begins with a Picnic supper dance on Friday evening. The live music will be provided by Lancashire musician Alan Cookson. Please bring along your own Picnic supper, tea and coffee will be provided in the interval. A raffle will aid Village Hall funds. The music commences at 7.30.p.m until 11.p.m. Admission is £6.00 per person on the door, cash only please.

Craven Crafters will be holding a Spring Fair on Saturday from 10.a.m. until 2.p.m. Local crafts people will be selling a great selection of their work. The girl guides will be selling light refreshments through the day. Free admission.

Gargrave Village Hall Management Committee will be hosting their monthly Vintage, Collectable and Craft Fair on Sunday in the Village Hall. There will be lots of stalls selling Vintage, Collectables, Bric a Brac, Books, Jigsaws, Gifts, Jewellery and Crafts. There will also be stalls raising proceeds for the  Cats Protection League and Manorlands. Bethany will have a plant stall outside the Village Hall. The event opens at 9.30.a.m until 3.30.p.m. but please pop in earlier if it fits in better with your days plans, most stalls are open by 9.a.m. Jo will be providing light refreshments as Sheila is not very well at present, these will be available from 9.30.a.m until 3.p.m. Admission is 50p on the door. Further enquiries 07989 585564. Please bring along cash as most stall holders including Cafe sales do not have the facility to accept card payments.

A quiet weekend….

There are no public events taking place at the Hall this weekend ( 5-7th April).

Many thanks to all who attended last weeks Easter Sunday Fair which was organised by Sheila of Broadway Fairs.

Gargrave Village Hall Management Committee will be back with their own monthly Collectable and Craft Fair on Sunday 14th April. 07989 585564. Pocket booklets are available listing all the 2024 Fairs ( including Book Fairs and the famous Jumble sale ). If you would like one posting please contact the above number or email info@gargravevillagehall.org.uk.

A Happy Easter….

Sheila from Broadway Fairs will be hosting the Easter Sunday Flea Market and Craft Fair. There will be lots of stalls selling Vintage, Collectables, Books, Jewellery, Gifts, Bric a Brac, Jigsaws and Crafts. Something for all the family, unique items at affordable prices. Please note the majority of stallholders can accept cash only, likewise with sales of food in the Cafe. The event opens at 9.30.a.m and closes at 3.30.p.m ( remember to change your clocks on Saturday night, spring forward an hour ). Light refreshments are available until 3.p.m.

Further details for this event please call Sheila on 01757 229805.

The next Gargrave Village Hall Management Committee Vintage and Craft Fair is on Sunday April 14th. 07989 585564.

We hope everyone has an enjoyable Easter with best wishes from all at Gargrave Village Hall.

A film and Coffee weekend….

Gargrave Cinema club will be showing The Great Escaper on Friday evening ( 22nd March ) in the Village Hall. The film is based on the true story of an eighty nine year old WW2 veteran who walks out of his care home to attend the 70th anniversary of the D Day landings in France. A moving film and terrific performances from both Michael Caine and Glenda Jackson.

The customary Cafe style seating will be in place so please bring along your own refreshments. The Village Hall doors open at 7.p.m with the film commencing at 7.30.p.m. Tickets are £5.00 ( cash only ) per person on the door with accompanied under sixteens free. Sorry but only guide dogs can be allowing into this event.

All proceeds from the film nights go towards the running costs of the community Library and the Committee thank you for their support.

Future film nights are: 26th April-The Miracle club and 24th May-Salmon fishing in the Yemen.

The hard working volunteers from the Library Committee will be back in action on Saturday when they host a Coffee morning jointly with Gargrave Village Hall Management Committee. There will be tasty bacon sandwiches on the menu alongside toasted teacakes and lots of homemade cakes. A book and bric a brac stall will aid Village Hall funds and the raffle will raise funds for the Library. The Library 100 club draw will also take place.

Gargrave Village Hall Management Fair returns-bigger and better than ever!

The weekend commences with a Picnic supper dance on Friday evening. The local band Silhouette will be providing the live music for the event. Please bring along your own Picnic supper. Tea and Coffee will be provided in the interval. Admission is £6.00 ( cash only ) per person on the door. The music commences at 7.30.p.m until 11.p.m. A raffle will aid Village Hall funds.

The Village Hall Management Committee return with their first Collectable and Craft Fair of the year on Sunday. They have enjoyed a couple of months rest since December and the break also allowed the Pantomime group some more flexible rehearsal times for their annual performances which took place last month. The market will be bigger and better than ever with quite a few new stallholders in attendance and only a couple of tables spare at the time of writing this piece. There will be a fantastic choice of items for sale at affordable prices, Vintage, Collectables, Bric a Brac, Jewellery, Gifts, Books, Jigsaws, Preserves and Crafts. The Village Hall committee will also have items for sale on their own stall. Stalls will also be raising funds for Manorlands and the Cats Protection League. The event opens at 9.30.a.m but if it fits in better with your days plans please call sooner as most stalls are set up by 9.a.m. Don`t forget to bring Mum as its Mothers day ,there will be lots of gift ideas for her and also a cafe serving light refreshments and light lunches until 3.p.m. We are also delighted that local girl, Bethany will have her flower and spring plant stall – Mums will be spoilt for choice. Admission to the Fair is just 50p. Come and enjoy a day out in Gargrave. Pocket booklets will be available on the day advertising all the Fairs for the rest of the year. Further enquiries 07989 585564.

Just a reminder please that only a couple of stalls have card readers, the majority of sales are cash only. There is a cash machine in the Village but please come prepared !

A hectic weekend….

The weekend kicks off with a film show on Friday evening ( 23rd February ) hosted by Gargrave Cinema club. They will be showing ” Fisherman`s friends one and all”.

The customary Cafe style seating will be in place, so please bring along your own refreshments. The Village Hall doors open at 7.p.m with the film starting at 7.30.p.m. Tickets are £5.00 on the door with accompanied under sixteens free. Sorry but only guide dogs are allowed into the hall at this particular event.

A Coffee morning organised jointly between Gargrave Village Hall Management Committee and Gargrave library committee will be held on Saturday. Tasty bacon sandwiches, toasted teacakes and homemade cakes will be on the menu. Cakes may be purchased to take out. A bric a brac and book stall will aid Village Hall funds whilst a raffle will raise funds for the Library.

Sheila of Broadway Fairs will be hosting the Flea Market and Craft Fair on Sunday commencing at 9.30.a.m until 3.30.p.m. Light refreshments available until 3.p.m. Lots of stalls selling both affordable and unique items. Vintage, Collectables, Books, Pictures, Jigsaws, Bric a Brac and Crafts. Enquiries 01757 ( Selby code ) 229805

Its Pantomime time…..

Gargrave Pantomime group will be performing Jack and the Beanstalk on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening with a matinee performance too on Saturday afternoon. Tickets have and are selling very quickly, please contact Gargrave Pantomime Facebook page to check ticket availablity if you intend to purchase tickets on the door. The matinee performance in particular has proved very popular with ticket sales. Saturday afternoon performance is at 1.p.m and the evening performance commences at 5.p.m.

The annual general meeting of Gargrave Village Hall Management committee will be taking place on Wednesday 21st February at 7.30.p.m. in the Village Hall annexe. Nomination forms for committee members are provided in the main foyer. The monthly Management meeting will be held directly after the AGM.