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FRIDAY 6 OCTOBER 2017 - 7.30 pm - £2.50 per person (pay on the door)

We are pleased to announce a new venture for the Village Hall.  There will be an introductory informal lecture, leading to to a series, surveying the history of western art and architecture.  This will be given by Jenny Birch MA hons (Edin), PGCE (Contab). She hopes it will make people enthusiastic for this wonderful subject and provide an opportunity to be in in the company of like minded people.  There is no commitment required to attend the full series.  However, if you wish to be involved further, you can be selective and pick and choose any of the follow-on sessions.  Jenny has indicated that it is not intended for the introductory lecture to have active participation and that no prior knowledge is needed;  just sit back, relax and enjoy!  An inspiring way to end the week.  For further information about this event and/or the follow-on sessions, please contact Jenny on 01729 850385.



An exciting evening is planned for Friday 13 October 2017.  There will be six horse races on the big screen and everyone will be invited to place bets using groats issued as you come in.  There is also an option to buy a horse or rider in the final race.  Tickets are £10 which includes a pie and pea supper.  This is a B.Y.O. event.  Tea and coffee will be available.  

No race night is complete without dressing up - Come 'Ascot Style' .  There is a prize for best dressed male and female.  There are also super winning race prizes and raffle prizes.

Tickets can be obtained from Karen Dunwoodie.  Tel: 01729 851070.  E Mail:

Doors open at 7.00 pm and the first race is at 7.30 pm.

Come along and have a fun evening.



A new exercise class has started in the main hall on Monday and Thursday afternoons starting at 1.15 pm.  This is for those people who have breathing difficulties or lung problems and in need of some gentle exercise as a form of physiotherapy. Trained physiotherapists from Airedale NHS Foundation Trust run the classes and you can take part by asking your GP for a referral.  This class will be running until 12 October 2017.




The coffee morning spaces are booked for 2017 but there are vacancies for 2018 if your organisation/charity would like to run a coffee morning in the Village Hall.  This is a great way to fund raise and meet new people and have fun.

To book for a coffee morning or find out further information, contact our Booking Secretary, Sheila Swinbank on 01729 850458 or complete the booking form which you will find in the 'booking' section of this website.



Pilates classes resume after the summer break from Tuesday 5th September to 17th October 2017 inclusive, at the new times of 9.20 am and 10.20 am.  The cost is £49.00 for the seven week block, or a flexi-booking of £10.00 per class on request.  All mats and equipment are provided.  

If you want to improve your core stability, strength, flexibility, balance and co-ordination, get in touch with Cate Davies to book a class.  She can be contacted on Tel:  07955 338775, or E mail:


Manorlands Hospice Day Therapy Drop-In

Manorlands Hospice is running a day therapy drop-in service which takes place every Wednesday. morning  Come in and have an informal chat with staff from the hospice from 10 am onwards.

Staff will offer support and guidance to people with a progressive life-limiting illness and to families and carers.  You can access this service in the Yorke Room at the Village Hall from 10 am to 12 noon.

People will be able to access specialist nursing advice and information about their illness whilst being signposted to other available services if needed.  Patients and Carers will also have the opportunity to access peer support in a friendly and relaxing environment.  Appointments can be made for complementary therapies, physiotherapy and occupational therapy.  A member of the family support team will also be availble.  People attending the 'drop-in' service can participate in several social activities.

If you would like further information, please contact staff at Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice on 01535 642308 or e mail 


Survey Results

The results of the Hellifield Village Hall User survey can be viewed HERE.


Bowling Group

The indoor short mat bowling group are looking for new members. They meet every Wednesday in the Village Hall between 10.00 am and 12.00 noon. Come along, have a game and see if you enjoy this great indoor sport. For further information contact Sheila Swinbank on 01729 850458.


200 Club 2017 Winning Numbers:

  1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize
  • January


Jeff Perris


Elsie Jones


Jim Woodward-Nutt

  • February


Graham Thompson


Patsy Mellor 


Caroline Joliffe

  • March


Rosemary Matheson


Shirley McCauley


Audrey Holford

  • April


H. Davies


Henry Barker


Fred Bye

  • May


David Statt


Rosemary Matheson 


William Bolton 

  • June


Barbara Spence


Joyce Gallagher 


Kath Angus 

  • July


Ken Phillips



Fred Bye 


Robert Phillip 

  • August


William Bolton


Kay Cook Margrett 


Peter Richardson 

  • September


Bob Moore


Kelly Belcher 


Jeff Perris 

  • October
  • November
  • December

Please note the December prizes are doubled up.  The first prize is £50.  The second prize is £20.  The third prize is £10.  There is also a special December prize of £100.


 View the Annual Report 2017


Messy Church

Messy Church is held in the Yorke Room, the first Sunday in the month starting at 4.00 pm, in the Institute.  It is an interactive space for families with toddlers and primary school children, to spend time together exploring a theme from the bible through craft activities, all age songs, stories and a simple family meal. For further information contact Reverend Stuart on 01729 851511.


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