Bilton News – 19th September 2019

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19 September 2019

Bilton news – September 19

Services at St John’s: on Sunday, September 22 Holy Communion is at 8am and 10am.  At St Luke’s morning worship takes place at 10.30am.  Next week morning prayer is on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9-9.30am.  On Wednesday, September 25 Holy Communion is at 10.30am.

Bilton Grange URC Monday Fellowship: has a Beetle Drive on Monday. September 23 at Bilton Grange United Reformed Church, 10.30am.  This group meets fortnightly from September to June.  The church is on the corner of Woodfield Road and Skipton Road.  Telephone 01423 503221 if more information is required.

Bingo: at Bilton Community Centre, 48 Bilton Lane on Monday, September 23 at 2pm.  Everyone is welcome to go along and join in the fun.  Admission 30p, bingo books 50p each.

Friendship Group: at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, 281 Skipton Road, HG1 3HD on Tuesdays, 1.45-3pm.  £2 a session includes refreshments and activities.  If you enjoy coffee and cake and love a good chat this could be something you may enjoy.  Go along or to find out more telephone Rachel on 07739 975021 or 0113 3885400.

Bilton Men’s Forum: the Life of Anne Lister, television’s Gentleman Jack, is the subject of a talk by Pat Osborne on Tuesday, September 24 at Bilton Community Centre.  Tea is served from 2pm, the speaker starts at 2.30pm. New members welcome.

Artisan International: formerly known as Craft Aid International is based at Bilton Health and Wellbeing Hub, 69 Bilton Lane where it holds craft workshops on Tuesdays for adults with physical and/or learning disabilities 1-3pm and for children, ages 7-11, with physical and/or learning disabilities 4.15-5.15pm.  Although this is an international organisation supporting people with disabilities in the UK and the developing world it is also very local and is one of the mission links of St John’s and St Luke’s Churches Together.  To find out more email   Places are limited for the local workshops and must be booked in advance.

Bilton Ladies Forum: on Tuesday, September 24 at Bilton Community Centre, 7.30pm, Harry Satloka will describe “Free Walking Tour, Harrogate.”  New members are welcome to join this group which meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of most months.  Telephone 01423 545511 for more information.

Kaleidoscope Ladies Group:  on Wednesday, September 25 at Bilton Community Centre, 7.45pm Lucy Stewart is to give a talk on the Harrogate District Food Bank.   Visitors are welcome £3.50.  The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month, except January and February and enjoys a varied programme of talks and activities.  New members are welcome. The annual subscription is £15, the advantage is that entry is then only £1 including refreshments and a raffle.  Go along or telephone 01423 870440 for more details.

Brigantes Lacemakers: on Saturday, September 28 at Bilton Community Centre Jean and Elaine will give a talk entitled “Experiences of Being a Lace Supplier.”  Visitors are welcome at the talk which start at 10.30am, admission £3.  This long established group meets on the last Saturday of most months.  To find out more go along or email

Macmillan Cancer Support:  Bilton and Woodfield Community Library is holding a coffee morning on Saturday, September 28, 10am-noon.  Do go along and support this excellent cause.  In addition all usual library services will be available plus a demonstration by artist Richard Stobbs, computer help desk and a big book sale.  Proceeds from the coffee and cake to Macmillan,  from the books to the Library.  All welcome.  The Library is on Woodfield Road on the same site as the school and Children’s Centre.

Jumble sale: at Bilton Grange United Reformed Church on Saturday, September 28 at 11am in aid of the Shoe Box Appeal.  Pick up a bargain here then take a five minute stroll down the road to the library for coffee and bargain books.