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
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.
HIGH CROSS INN GIG GUIDE – JUNE
Sun 1:Rod and Sarah Demick—acoustic guitar and vocalist blues/folk duo PLUS a session from Peter Price 4-7pm
Fri 6: Radio KFK—serving up solid classics from Cream, Hendrix et al
Tues 10: Bill Sheffield & the Walking Wounded—three-times ‘blues band of the year’ award winning four-piece from Atlanta, Georgia. £5
Fri 13: Matt Palmers and the Millennium Jazz Band—multi-instrumentalists playing early jazz, rags, blues, marches and swing 8.30pm £5.
Fri 20: The Cahonies—R&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 Snakes—They 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 Effect—acoustic duo playing Simon & Garfunkel, Lindisfarne, Stealers Wheel etc covers 4-7pm
LIVE MUSIC FROM 9.30PM
NO CHARGE UNLESS SHOWN
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.
MUSIC FOR A SUMMER EVENING AT HAWKSHEAD PARISH CHURCH:
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.