A Coffee morning will be held on Saturday commencing at 9.30.a.m, hot buttered teacakes, bacon sandwiches and homemade cakes will be on the menu. A fun raffle and book stall will also aid funds.

Tickets can be purchased at the Coffee morning for the live performance by The Swing City Big band on Saturday 16th February. The seventeen piece band and their female vocalist will take you back to the golden days of the big band era, playing anything from Glen Miller, Frank Sinatra through to Michael Buble. Tickets are priced at 7.50 each and are also available by calling Caroline on 01756 749235 /07989585564 emailing info@gargravevillagehall.org.uk . Doors open at 7.30.p.m, there will be a licensed bar and bacon sandwiches for sale in the interval. The event forms part of the celebrations to mark the opening of the Village Hall sixty years ago.

Vintage singer Hattie Bee will be performing at the hall on Sunday afternoon, 17th February, she will be singing a great medley of songs from the 1950`s, afternoon tea is included in the ticket price of 7.50. Please contact Caroline to reserve a ticket.

Other events over the celebration weekend  will include the showing of the 1959 comedy film , Carton Browne of the Foreign office with Terry Thomas on Friday 15th February . Doors open at 7.p.m and admission is 5.00 on the door. There will be a prize for the best dressed 1950s individual or couple ( 1950`s dress optional ).

A Coffee morning will be held on Saturday 16th February from 10.a.m when there will be an exhibition of Gargrave Village Hall memorabilia to include a general nostalgic look back into the 1950`s. The Pantomime section will be selling tickets for their performance of The Sleeping Beauty which will take place from Thursday 28th February to Saturday 2nd March and Village Hall membership booklets will be on sale.

Remember those favourite sweets of yesteryear ? They will be on sale over the weekend from a Sweetcart .  Raffle prizes to be won too on the Saturday and Sunday.