Dates for your diary in 2017
If you, or someone you know, would like to get out and about and meet people we organise regular social events and outings. Our team of volunteers provide accompanied support and can assist with transport if required. You do need to be registered with our Opening Doors service to participate in our outings; however, it is free to become a member. There is a charge for some events and a suggested donation towards transport provided by volunteers, details below.
To book your place or for more information, please contact Jen Sonley on 01423 813095 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 6th September
Tour of Markenfield Hall
Visit one of our historic houses in the area. This is an original moated manor house which has been lovingly restored. The tour will be conducted by Ann Jones, one of our lovely volunteers, with the help of Ann’s husband, Keith. Following the tour there will be tea and cakes and a chance to chat.
Pick up: 1.30pm Return home: 4pm
Cost of activity: £4 for tea and cakes + £3 suggested donation for transport
Friday 20th October
Tea Dance at St George’s Community Centre, Mornington Crescent
Join in or just watch at this tea dance. Organised by Home Cook , the tea dance will offer a range of music to listen and dance to such as Waltz, Cha Cha Cha, quickstep and much more. Freshly made home bakes (special dietary requirements catered for upon request.)
Pick up: 12:30pm Return home: 3:30pm
Cost of activity: £5 for afternoon tea + £2 suggested donation for transport.
****Please book by Friday 6th October *****
Tuesday 7th November
Coffee and shopping at St James’ Retail Park, Knaresborough
Come and do some early Christmas shopping or just browse the range of shops which includes Marks and Spencer’s food hall, Boots, Argos, Next, Home Sense and Matalan.
Pick up: 10:00am Return home: 12:30pm
Cost of activity: £3 suggested donation for transport.
Buy your own coffee or lunch
*****Please book by Friday 20th October*****
Sunday 26th November
Nidderdale Messiah, Holy Trinity Church, Knaresborough
An opportunity to attend this annual festival of Handel’s Messiah with all proceeds going to HELP
Cost of activity: £8 for ticket + £2 suggested donation for transport
Tuesday 5th December
Annual Christmas Lunch, Cedar Court Hotel, Harrogate
More details to follow