VISITOR & COMMUNITY INFORMATION POINT

For information and leaflets on local attractions and services, visit our visitor and community information point.

The friendly team at the Key Centre are always happy to tell you what's on or assist with any enquires.


SANTA'S CHRISTMAS GROTTO

Saturday 20 December at 2 pm.  Middleham Town Council invites all junior residents up to 11 years of age to the Annual Christmas Grotto.  Santa will be at the Key Centre with a gift for everyone + tasty nibbles, juice and pop.


'T' IN THE AFTERNOON:

Every Wednesday afternoon at 2.00pm - 3.30pm Come for tea, biscuits and chat.  Bring your knitting, crochet, art, ipad, tablet or any craftwork.  Gentlemen are welcome too!  Christmas Special on Wednesday 17 December. The current project is making Angels for "The Festival of Angels" in Middleham Church for the w/e of Thursday 18 December. Start making your Angel now tor the "Most heavenly Angel Competition" See the Bridge Magazine for full details. 

Friends of Middleham School are holding a "Getting ready for Christmas COOKERY DEMONSTRATION" - Wednesday 3 Dec at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start. Tickets available from The Key Centre or Wobbly Dog, are £5.00 to inc a drink & nibbles.  


OFFICE SERVICES
Full colour photocopying, laminating and fax facilities all at competitive rates.

BEDALE CHILDREN'S CENTRE IN RICHARD III ROOM:

Bumps to Babes on Thursdays 1.30pm to 3.00pm  in the Richard III room

Baby Activity on Wednesdays 1.30pm to 2.30pm in Lady Anne Neville or Richard III rooms

Both classes break up for Christmas on th 17 & 18 December

Please ring 01609 535060 to book


CUPPA WITH A COPPER 

PCSO Richard Braddick is holding a 'drop-in' on Thursday Thursday 18 December at approx 11.30am Key Centre.   For further details please ring 01969 624002

Middleham residents can pick up an RDC green box, blue  bag  and green  garden waste bags from The Key Centre. Green boxes and blue bags are free of  charge. Green garden waste bags are £2.08 a roll.

RECYCLING SUPPLIES


MIDDLEHAM QUILTERS

The makers of the wonderful Millennium Hanging, which adorns our foyer, meet every Monday from 11.00am to 2.30pm.  Quilters break up for Christmas on Monday 15 December returning on Monday 5 January at 11.00am


WENSLEYDALE DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS SOCIETY

Tuesday 9 December at 2.00pm.  "British Architecture Now". Speaker Anthea Streeter Tuesday 13 Janaury "Daring to take Art Deco seriously".  Speaker Prof Clyde Binfield.


ANTIQUES & COLLECTORS FAIRS:

Held the last Sunday each month (except December).  Open from 10.00am to 4.00pm Refreshments available.

Next Fair:  Sunday 25 January 2015

For details or to book a stall ring Stella Pheysey Johnson Tel 01969 625692.

MIDDLEHAM & DALES LOCAL HISTORY GROUP:   

Tuesday 20 January at 2.00 pm: Lecture and AGM.

For further details please ring Tony Keates on 01969 640436 or email: dotandtony@btinternet.com

BOOKS FOR SALE: 

Fall in love with Local Food in North Yorkshire: 90 page directory available at Middleham Key Centre, price 50p


BOOK SWAP

If you need a clear out of books after Christmas bring them to our Book Swap.  Feel free to pop in and browse, to borrow books free of charge or to bring good quality books to be enjoyed by others.  We have a good selection of adult and children's fiction, non- fiction If you don't have a book to swap a donation of 50p would be gratefully received.

WALKING:

A Grand Day Out (well 5 actually)            Five fantastic short walks in Wensleydale including walks around Hawes, Bolton Castle, Aysgarth, Middleham & Jervaulx. Booklet price £3.00

The Six Dales Trail (A 38 mile walk from Otley to Middleham)

The Six Dales Trail runs through some of the most beautiful, yet little - known countryside in the Yorkshire Dales, in Northern England. The trail starts in Otley, 12 miles northwest of Leeds, and heads north, for 38 miles to Middleham, traversing the Nidderdale area of outstanding natural beauty along its way, and taking the walker into 6 dales, each with its own distinctive character: £5.99

KEY CENTRE COFFEE MORNINGS: 10 am to 11.30 am

Christmas Coffee Morning: Saturday       13 December with a Bring & Buy Cake stall. 

New Year Coffee Mornings on Saturdays 3, 17, 24 & 31 January

FAIRHURST'S BISTRO            

To make a table reservation ring  01969 624668.  For further details of theme nights, or in-house and outside catering for private functions:  www.fairhursts.co.uk or email:   guy@fairhursts.co.uk

Bistro Theme Nights:

6 & 7 December - Christmas Menu starts - mulled wine on arrival             

Ring 01969 624668 to book tables or email guy@fairhursts.co.uk

See www.fairhursts.co.uk for in-house and outside catering for private functions.

The Bistro is available for private dining and parties.   Bigger events/functions can be catered for in the Richard III Room for up to 100 guests.  Access to the Bistro is from the rear of the building.

BRIDGE CLUB:

Come play Bridge at The Key Centre

WENSLEYDALE BRIDGE CLUB

Come to play Bridge on Wednesday evenings.  If you do not have a partner, or are a complete beginner, please contact us, so that we can arrange for a partner or instructor for you.

A Bridge match is booked on 4 January at 2.00 pm.

Contact Susan Mackellar 01748 822261 or Mary Buglass 01969 623533

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LUNCHEON CLUB:

Meet weekly on Thursdays, at 12 noon providing a valuable social occasion for the  over 60's.  Break up for Christmas on 18 December

Everyone welcome, ring 01969 624002 for further details.


MIDDLEHAM TOWN COUNCIL: The Town Clerk's office is situated in the Key Centre and the clerk, Julie Owram, can be contacted on 01969 625225 or email: mtcouncil@talktalkbusiness.net

Normal council office opening hours:

Mondays    8.30am - 3.30 pm

Tuesdays   8.30am - 3.30 pm

Thursdays  8.30am - 3.30 pm


Town Council Meeting:  Wednesday    3 December in the Garden Room at 7.00 pm

 

MIDDLEHAM MOBILE POST OFFICE

The Middleham "mobile post office" service  is available near Central Stores, Middleham:

     Mondays    11.00 am to 12 noon

     Tuesdays     9.30 am - 10.30 am

     Thursdays  11.00 am - 12.00 noon 

      Fridays       10.30 am - 11.45 am


For further information phone 08457 223344 or visit: www.postoffice.co.uk


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