• Note all events are open to the general public

March 2009

Upper Wensleydale Newsletter AGM

  • Monday 16th March at 8.00pm

This is an open meeting so please come along and hear what we have been up to in the last year

Table Top Sale in aid of Sycamore Hall amenity fund.

  • Saturday March 14th
  • From 10.00am until 2.00pm
  • Admission is 50p adults and 20p for children

Tables to cost 2.00 and to book one contact Lisa on 663006. Everyone welcome.

April 2008

Film Theatre

  • Every Friday
  • 1.30pm - 3.30pm
  • Refreshments available

Check out this weeks film

An appreciation course of mainly Classical Music

  • Tutor Professor David Blake
  • Starts : Wednesday 30th April at 7.30pm
  • Followed by: 7th, 14th,and 28th May and 4th June
  • In Lounge 2
  • Enrolement: By telephone or at the first session
  • Fees: Full £25.00, Concessionary £22.50, Claimants £2.00
  • For further information and/or to enrol please telephone:-
  • Jane Clarke on 01969624393

  • Wednesday April 30th 7.30pm

The Raydale Project

  • With Professor Lane of Durham
  • A presentation on Raydale with aerial photographs and computer imagery.

Its not every day that one gets an opportunity to hear how the cutting edge of science can be applied locally.

Care Wear Clothing Sale

  • Wednesday 16th April at 2.00pm

January 2008

Sycamore Hall

Healthy Eating Presentation

  • Wednesday January 23rd at 1.30pm
  • Facts about your food
  • Cookery demonstrations
  • Quiz, tasters
  • some products will be for sale at the end
  • Why not come along and change your lifestyle!!!

Sycamore Hall

Twelfth Night

  • Sunday January 6th
  • refreshments at 4.30pm followed by film Twelfth Night


December 2007

Sycamore Hall

  • Saturday 1st Dec 2.00pm Hawes Silver Band followed by sherry and mince pies
  • Wednesday Dec 5th Clothes Sale from 200pm
  • Friday Dec 14th 6.30pm Domino Drive. Bainbridge School. All welcome.
  • Sunday Dec 16th 2.15pm Carol Singing. Harp Singers in costume
  • Monday 17th Dec 1.30pm Holy Communion and Christmas Service
  • Tuesday Dec 18th 2.00pm Carol Singing. Bainbridge School.
  • Wednesday Dec 19th Day centre Christmas dinner
  • Wednesday Dec 19th 1.30pm Concert by Day centre and residents.
  • Friday Dec 21st Residents Christmas dinner with entertainment.
  • Sunday Dec 23rd 10.30am Aysgarth and Bainbridge Methodist Carol Service
  • Monday 24th Christmas Eve PARTY!! from 1.30pm in Day Centre All welcome.

October 2007

Outing to Hawes Countryside Museum

Sycamore Day Centre

  • Tuesday 16th October
  • 1.30pm

Trip to Raydale Preserves at Stalling Busk

  • October 17th
  • Any tennant wishing to go please put your name on the notice in the entrance.

Wensleydale Railway Stories by Bob Ellis

  • Thursday 25th October
  • 7.30pm Main Lounge
  • Refreshments served
  • Preceded by Workers Educational Association AGM at 7.00pm


  • This will take place in the residents lounge at 2.00 p.m.


  • A party has been organised on the above date with entertainment and refreshments

September 2007

The official Opening of Sycamore Hall

Outing to Hawes with tea at the Creamery

  • Thursday 20th
  • bus leaves at 1.30pm

Sycamore Day Centre

Round the dales with tea at the National Park Centre

Friday 28th at 1.00pm

Trip to Semmerwater and Raydale Preserves

  • Thursday 13th at 1.00pm

August 2007

Attention something new is happening at Sycamore

  • Indian Head Massage and Hand and Foot Massage
  • Tuesday 21st August from 10.00am in the residents lounge.
  • Everyone is welcome residents and the community alike.
  • See the benefits of these techniques demonstrated on willing volunteers.
  • There will also be a talk about other things such as reflexology.
  • Please invite family and friends.

July 2007

Store Cupboard Bingo - what's that I hear you asking?

  • Well come along and see. Open to everyone, residents and locals alike
  • Wednesday 25th July
  • Main lounge at 2.00pm


  • The list is now full and will depart at around 12.15ish. I have made arrangements with the scheme restaurant that those who are going on the trip will be served lunch at 11.30 p.m. that day. Those who are not going on the trip, lunch will be served at their usual time.

Strawberry tea

  • Wednesday 4 July 1.30 p.m.


  • Keep Fit takes place every Tuesday at 2.00 p.m. — Cost £1.00.
  • Please do come down and support this, as it would be a great shame to have to cancel this session.
  • (We are running at a loss financially).


June 2007

Outing for lunch


  • Keep Fit takes place every Tuesday at 2.00 p.m. — Cost


  • Please do come down and support this, as it would be a great shame to have to cancel this session.
  • (We are running at a loss financially).

May 2007

Keep fit class

  • Tuesday 1st May 2.00pm
  • Professional Fitness instructor
  • Cost £1.00 with tea and biscuits

The Shoe Box

  • Wednesday 2nd May ay 1.30pm
  • Shoe sale Residents Lounge

Holy Communion

  • Day Centre Room at 1.30pm

Clothes Sale

  • Wednesday 16th May at 2.00pm

Church Sevice

  • Sunday 27th May
  • Eunice Page

Spring Party with entertainment and refreshments

  • Thursday 24th May

April 2007

Flower Arranging class Sycamore day centre

  • Wednesday 4th April 1.30pm

Telehealth Presentation

  • by Tunstall and Quality Healthcare
  • Wednesday 11th April a.m.

Visit by area Richmond Committee

  • Wednesday 18th April at 2.30pm

February 2007

Sunday Service

  • 25th February
  • 10.30am main lounge

Valentines Party

Bainside Arts

Valentines Evening Party at Sycamore Hall

  • Tickets with entertainment and food £10.00

The Dales Gospel Singers

  • Main Lounge
  • Sunday 18th February at 1.30pm

Holy Communion

  • Monday 19th February

December 2006

Holy Communion and Christmas Service

  • Monday 18th December 1.30pm
  • In day centre room
  • All Welcome

Body Shop Party

  • Monday 4th December at 8.00pm
  • Mulled wine and mince pies
  • Rafffle with proceeds donated to Sycamore hall.

Christmas Lights Switch on outside Sycamore Hall.

  • Saturday December 2nd
  • Hawes Silver Band will be playing
  • Sherry and mince pies
  • Time to be arranged

The Harp Singers in costume

  • Will entertain on Sunday 10th December at 2.00pm approx.
  • Main lounge

Christmas Whist drive

  • Wednesday 13th December
  • Dining room at 7.30

Major Raffle. Tickets available from Angela Kershaw at High Hall or Sycamore Hall

  • We appreciate your support

The Christmas Raffle raised £420. A big thankyou to everyone who supported us. Angela Kershaw.

Day Centre Christmas Lunch at the Crown Hawes

  • Lunch provided by Landlady Mrs J. Paredes. A big thankyou yet again for your generosity.
  • Wednesday 13th December 12.00noon

Day Centre and High Hall residents Christmas Lunch at Kearton Guest House in Swaledale

  • Bus leaves High Hall at approx. 11.45am

Day Centre and Residents' Christmas Dinner

  • Wednesday 20th December
  • booking only

Entertainment at 2.00pm

  • The new Voices with Barbara Roocroft at the piano
  • Mr Edgar Dakin (who is a client) will be our day centre Father Christmas and he will arrive at 1.45 pm to deliver Christmas presents.
    Please note:This year he will be using a shopping trolley instead of a sack for health and safety reasons.

Day Centre Christmas Party

  • Wednesday 22nd December
  • from 1.30pm

November 2006

Clothes Sale

  • Clothes Sale by Richard Sharma
  • Great gear
  • Drop in and have a look from 2.00pm
  • Wednesday 29th November

Whist Drive

  • Wednesday November 15th
  • 7.30pm dining room

open to all

Holy Communion

  • Monday 13th November 1.30pm
  • In day centre room
  • All Welcome

Council Meeting

  • Day Centre room
  • Wednesday November 1st
  • 7.00pm

Whist Drive

  • Wednesday November 1st
  • 7.30pm dining room

open to all

Halloween Party

  • Ghoulies and witches look out.
  • Wednesday 1st November
  • Main Lounge from 1.30pm
  • Cauldron Buffet
  • Apple bobbing and more
  • Creepy entertainment supplied by a secret resident

Everyone Welcome to come along and join the fun. Fancy dress optional

October 2006

Yore Club

Shopping Trip to Carlise

  • Thursday 26th October
  • Bus leave Askrigg at 9.00am

Mobility Show

  • Wednesday 18th October at 1.30pm
  • Come along and try the latest technology in buggies, wheelchairs etc.

Whist Drive

  • Wednesday 18th October
  • 7.30pm dining room

open to all

Sycamore Hall

  • Friday 13th october at 1.30pm
  • Clothes sale

Day centre

  • Lunch at the Crown Askrigg and a ride round Swaledale
  • Thursday 12th October

Holy Communion

  • Monday 9th October 1.30pm
  • In day centre room
  • All Welcome

Brentwood Lodge visit. Having lunch

  • Entertainments in day centre p.m.
  • Friday 6th October

A Musical Bingo Extravaganza

  • Wednesday 4th October at 1.30pm
  • Great prizes to include a visit to our resident hairdresser Gillian, and a meal voucher from the restaurant. {Donated}.
  • Tea and scones will be served
  • All welcome

September 2006

Sycamore Day Centre

  • Mini bus outing
  • Friday 29th September
  • To be arranged

Cheese and wine tasting followed by a quiz

  • In day centre room
  • Wednesday 27th September at 2.00pm
  • All welcome

Holy Communion and Harvest Festival

  • Monday 11th September at 1.30pm in in the Day Centre
  • Open to everyone

Hotters Shoes

  • Wednesday 13th September at 1.30pm

Flower Arranging Demonstration

  • Friday 8th September 1.30 in the Day Centre

Yore Club

Afternoon Tea at Lakeside Farm Shop

  • Thursday 28th September
  • Bus leaves Askrigg at 1.30pm and picks up in Bainbridge
  • Cost £6

August 2006

Midsummer Music at Sycamore

  • Mr Slade and Mr Small will entertain at Sycamore Hall
  • Wednesday 23rd August at 2.00pm
  • Open Invitation
  • Scones and tea will be served.

Sycamore Day Centre

  • Outing to Raydale Preserves and Stalling Busk Church

Sycamore Day Centre

  • Summer BBQ
  • Wednesday 2nd August
  • In the tenants lounge from 2.00pm
  • All welcome

Sycamore Day Centre

  • Luncheon at The Crown
  • A tour round Coverdale, Penhill and Middleham.

Songs of Praise

  • In the Day Centre Lounge
  • Monday 14th August at 1.30pm

All welcome

July 2006

Sycamore Day Centre

  • Friday 7th July
  • Outing to Brymore Ice Cream Park

  • Friday 28th July
  • Brentwood Lodge Day Centre coming to visit us and have lunch in the New Restaurant
  • The entertainment will be supplied by Margaret Brown pianist from Leyburn
  • The music will be in the main lounge from 1.30 onwards.
  • Everyone Welcome

Sycamore Hall

The new restaurant opens on Saturday July the 8th

Clothes Sale

  • Richard Sharman
  • Wednesday July 5th

June 2006

High Hall

  • Fancy Dress
  • 7.30 village green
  • Theme 'from workhouse to extra care'

Sycamore Day Centre

Wednesday June 14th from 1.30pm
1940s/50s Mega Party with exhibition

We will have a singalong and a great tea with food from the period.
We will also have a stage setting from the period and display boards with photos information memorabilia etc.

  • Open to all residents from Sycamore Hall, and High Hall as well as the day centre.
  • Bainbridge schoolchildren will be joining us at the party so don't forget to bring your memories.
  • Please feel free to dress up if you want to
  • The day centre girls will definitely be in forties/fifties fashion as we love dressing up.
  • Open to friends, family and any members of the public who would like to come.

May 2006

Open Day at Sycamore Hall

  • Thursday 25th May 2006

Opening day for the new shop!

April 2006

Sycamore Hall

Yore Club

  • A Surprise Package
  • April 27th 2.00pm
  • Slide Show by Magaret Thompstone

Sycamore Hall Hair Salon

  • Opening April 18th 2006

Whist Drive

Wednesday 5th April 7.30pm

High Hall

  • April 12th 2.30pm

Friends Of High Hall Easter tea for family and friends

March 2006

Yore Club

  • Outing to Jervaulx Abbey for Afternoon Tea
  • March 30th
  • Bus leaves Askrigg at 2.30pm

Sycamore Hall


  • March 24th at 11.00am
  • For Sycamore Daycare

Whist Drive

  • Wednesday 22nd March
  • Sycamore Hall Residents Lounge 7-7.30

Whist Drive

  • High Hall
  • Monday 13th March at 7.30pm

Whist Drive

  • Monday 27th at 7.30pm

Sycamore hall

  • Clothes Party
  • Friday March 10th 2.00pm
  • Sycamore Hall

Whist Drive

  • Wednesday 8th March
  • Sycamore Hall Residents Lounge 7-7.30


February 2006

Sycamore Hall

  • Sunday 26th February
  • Day Care Lounge at 2.00pm
  • Tea and cakes to follow

Mrs Molesworth and Tom will perform amazing feats of magic

Sycamore Day Centre

  • Wednesday 22nd February 2pm
  • Mobile Cinema at the Dales Countryside Museum Hawes
  • The Curse of the Were Rabbit - by Wallace and Gromit

Sycamore Hall

  • February 15th
  • Valentines' Party
  • Main Lounge at 2.00pm
  • Cheese, wine and fun with a quiz to broaden the mind.

Sycamore Hall and High Hall

Songs of Praise and Communion

  • Monday February 13th
  • Residents Lounge Sycamore at 1.00pm
  • Everyone Welcome

Sycamore Hall and Day Centre

Bingo Afternoon

  • Friday 3rd February
  • 2.00pm Everyone welcome
  • Refreshments served
  • Come along and join us

Sycamore Day Centre

  • Luncheon Club - The Crown Askrigg 1st February 12noon.


January 2006

Sycamore Day Centre

Yore Club 26th January

  • Games afternoon

Sycamore Day Centre

  • Friday 13th January Day Centre re-opens in the new room at Sycamore Hall.
  • Day Centre closes on Wednesday 11th of January for one day to allow for transfer across to Sycamore Hall.

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