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9 Pretty Things Children’s Clothing Sale, 7-9pm, Victory Hall

9 Whist drive, 7.30pm, Broughton Mills Reading Room

10 Broughton Community Transport AGM, 7.30pm, Rankin Room, VH  

10 Summer fete, 2—4pm, St Mary Magdalene Church (Victory Hall if wet) See P.1

12 Jiving Lindy Hoppers , 7.30pm, VH 

12 Women’s Rural Network Drop-in Information Day, 10am—4pm, Underwood Country Guest House, The Hill

15 ‘We’ll Meet Again’ - a nostalgic look back at the 1940s with music, comedy, song and dance. VH £7.50 (concessions £6.50)

17 Play reading, 7.30, Parsonage Room

17 Time Management seminar, 5.30—9pm, Underwood Country Guest House

19 Cumbria Wildlife Trust: Foxfield Mosses.  A walk with Jacqui Ogden of English Nature, 7pm.  Meet Wreaks End Quarry to share cars.  

23 Whist drive, 7.30pm,, Broughton Mills Reading Room

26 Duddon Parish Council meeting, 7.30pm, Rankin Room, VH

29 Broughton School Summer Gala, 2—4pm 


2 July—Broughton School Sports Day

12 Ulpha & Seathwaite Flower Show

18 July—Broughton Sc. End of Term Service

19 July—Woodland Church Garden Party

Forward Dates

30 August— Millom and Broughton Agricultural Show

28 September—Priesting of Enid Pow at Ordination Service

5 October—Broughton Church Harvest

16 November—Special service for road accident victims at Broughton Church.

6 December—Ulpha and Seathwaite Christmas Fair in the Browfoot Room.


Sun 1:Rod and Sarah Demickacoustic guitar and vocalist blues/folk duo PLUS a session from Peter Price 4-7pm

Fri 6: Radio KFKserving up solid classics from  Cream, Hendrix et al

Tues 10: Bill Sheffield & the Walking Woundedthree-times ‘blues band of the year’ award winning four-piece from Atlanta, Georgia.  £5  

Fri 13: Matt Palmers and the Millennium Jazz Bandmulti-instrumentalists playing early jazz, rags, blues, marches and swing 8.30pm £5.

Fri 20: The CahoniesR&B in the bar from this band rated by Dapper

Fri 27: The Birmingham DrummersPLUS Lakes Blues Band

Sat 28: Paul Lamb and the King SnakesThey play Blues the same way Brando used to straddle a Triumph...lazily, cocksure, cool, aggressive— Blues and Rhythm Magazine

This month’s big gig! Tickets only: £8.

Sun 29: Doppler Effectacoustic duo  playing Simon & Garfunkel, Lindisfarne, Stealers Wheel etc covers 4-7pm 



Ring Chris on to check details.

SUMMER FETE: Saturday 14 June, 2pm, Broughton Church (if wet in the Victory Hall)

Bouncy castle; buggy rides; tower tours; books; toys; videos; bric-a-brac; cakes; crafts; games; plants; tombola; raffle; teas.  Admission: Adults 50p, Children free

GARDENS OPEN  THE HILL, MILLOM: Sunday 15 June, between 11am and 4pm.  Nine gardens will be open to explore.  Admission to all nine will be £2.50 and tickets and information about locations can be obtained from The Hill Village Hall on the day.  Refreshments will also be served in the village hall.

BROUGHTON SCHOOL SPORTS DAY: Wednesday 2 July, 1–3.30pm

CUMBRIA WILDLIFE TRUST – MILLOM DISCOVERY DAY: Saturday 5 July, 2.30pm Flowers of Hodbarrow with PENNY CLIFTON.  Meet at RSPB reserve entrance, end of Mainsgate Road; 4.45pm – Flowers, insects and possibly natterjack toads at the new Millom Ironworks nature reserve with BILL SHAW.  Park at Duddon Estuary Youth Hostel, Borwick Rails (GR187798); 9pm – Night Flying Moths at the Ironworks nature reserve with ROB PETLEY-JONES.


July Tues. 1:  Daniel Chandler - flute, Kevin Thraves - piano; Sat. 5: The Manchester Chorale; Tues. 8:   Chethams School of  Music Student Concert; Tues. 15: Malcolm Allison - violin, Timothy Lissimore - piano; Tues. 22: The Ashthorpe Trio - Piano - Clarinet - soprano; Tues. 29:  Rebecca Green - cello, Alexa Mason - soprano, Alexa Wightman - piano.

WOODLAND CHURCH GARDEN PARTY: Saturday 19 July, 2pm at the Church (if wet in the  Village Hall).  Stalls and attractions to interest everyone.   Admission: Adults £1, Children 5-12 50p, Under Fives free.  Admission fee includes refreshments.

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