Our speaker, Maurice Steele, is a retired farmer from Eskdale who has combined sheep farming with a lifelong interest in photography and love of wild flowers. His presentation "It should have been stopped!" traces the evolution of the Lake District from its geological formation to the present day - a blend of brilliant photography and beautiful music, with commentary on man's impact on the landscape over the years and just a touch of good-natured humour. This is a treat not to be missed and again visitors are welcome to come along and enjoy the evening with us.
Brigsteer WI invite you to their next meeting which is open to all from 8pm on Wednesday 8th May in the Village Hall when we have Rebecca Corrie-close talking on 'The Importance of Biosecurity'
As well as being the new tenant of the National Trust farm at Lane End, Levens, and a director of the Horned Beef Company Ltd., Rebecca works for South Cumbria Rivers Trust and will be talking about her experience with invasive species in woodland and agriculture.
Admission including refreshments £3.
‘BLODEUWEDD UNTOLD’ will be presented by Jo Blake (Cave) Thursday, 9 May at 7.30pm, in the Village Hall, Brigsteer.
All welcome, tickets on the door
Usual reminder of our next meeting - Wednesday 10 April, when Sally Lister gives us an "Introduction to Felting" with an opportunity for having a go ourselves. Hope to see you there.
NEWS OF THE STRANGE!
Tales from the Arab world
Told by DANIEL MORDEN.
Next Wednesday,13th March,we have our very own Brigsteer resident talking to us about the Coniston Hydro Electric Power Scheme, which I'm sure will be of interest to many of you.
Our meeting starts at 7.30 with open house from 8pm followed by refreshments, and donations towards the cost will be very welcome
Don’t be beguiled by that harmless looking exterior – those twinkly eyes, the gap toothed smile, and the quaint old ways – you should never mess with a little old woman.
Jan Blake gets right down to the business of what happens when we misjudge our elders. Meet the old women who aren’t so much aged, as ageless, and with the superpowers to match. Be so foolish as to underestimate them and you’ll get everything you deserve. Expect a dose of powerful geriatric magic, transformation and a good serving of comeuppance!
Next meeting on Wednesday, 13 February in the Village Hall, Brigsteer at 7:30pm.
Susan Millard, author of many books on horses and ponies, will reveal the History of Cumbria's Fell Ponies.
Visitors are most welcome to join us.
Stealing Thunder Storytellers return to the Village Hall, Brigsteer
on Thursday, 14 February at 7:30pm.
Nick Hennessey will perform 'The Ruined House of Skin'.
All welcome, tickets on the door (£8).
We have arranged a training evening to learn about and update our skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of the defibrillator. Lauren Watson from North West Ambulance will lead the evening which will consist of a talk followed by 'hands on' training in the technique of CPR using resuscitation dummies.
The evening has been arranged primarily for the Village Emergency Telephone Service volunteers but is open to anyone who would like to attend as it is a skill that anyone of us could be called upon to use at any time.
The training is on Thursday evening 31st January at 8.00pm at the village hall
To give us some idea of numbers, could you please let us know by the end of next week if you would like to come. Reply to firstname.lastname@example.org
If we are over subscribed places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.
Don't forget the Lyth Valley photographs will be on display in the village hall from 12.00 midday to 6.00pm.
Judging will take place at 5.00pm. Brigsteer WI will be running a 'tea shop' throughout the afternoon.
Hunter Muskett - the Last Shot
(Please note the date is now correct!)
This popular band returns to Brigsteer on:
Friday 2nd November 2018
The Village Hall
£10 on the door
Please reserve you seats by contacting
KING LEAR RETOLD by Debs Newbold.
Stealing Thunder Storytellers return to the Village Hall, Brigsteer on Thursday, 8th November at 7:30pm with another impressive tale to tell.
STEALING THUNDER storytellers return to the Village Hall, Brigsteer at 7:30pm this Thursday, 11 October.
From shape-shifters to cunning seducers and sadistic mother-in-laws to sensual spirits, British Indian storyteller Peter Chand has bought together a collection of truly dark and disturbing stories from India. Discover what destructive secret lies in the Tamarind Grove…the vilest curse inflicted upon the mighty Lord Indra…and how a poor daughter-in-law’s savage hunger changes the Goddess Kali herself…A mixture of beautiful folktales and mythology aimed at adults.
BRIGSTEER WI meet this Wednesday, 10 October. This is an event open to all when Andy Lowe will present a talk on Lakeland Architecture Through the Ages. The WI look forward to welcoming you at 8pm in the Village Hall, Brigsteer
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