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  • Chestnut Tree at Field House
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Open to members of the Thursday Club

The Annual General Meeting of the Reading Room Committee is open to all, and especially to anyone who’d like to join the committee and take part in organising our calendar of events.

The committee represents various different organisations and interests in the village as well as including those people able and willing to devote their time to Reading Room matters.  Chairman: Rosemary Rees Vice-Chairman: Ian Wright Treasurer: John Ketchell Minuting secretary: Alison…

Flower Arranging Demonstration by Catkins

Settle florist Catkins graces Rathmell Reading Room once again to give a demonstration of flower arranging techniques. The bouquets and flower displays assembled during the demonstration will be the prizes in a raffle at the event, with all proceeds going…

The next social lunch at Rathmell Old School takes place on Sunday October the 20th. As usual, roast beef sandwich (or a vegetarian option), chips and salad + a pot of tea is £5. Cakes/puddings £1. All welcome!

Claire Oldfield from Slaidburn will be taking the Service.We will be cleaning and decorating the church ready for the Harvest on Saturday 12th from 10am onwards. The auction of Harvest produce will follow immediately after the Service. This will be followed…

B4RN & Computer Workshop

Bring your queries (or your expertise) about B4RN broadband, home WiFi, computers and mobile devices in general, software, games, the internet, websites, apps, or anything else related to ones and zeroes.

Pottery painting sessions

At this first of a weekly series, the theme will be Christmas. There are two 2-hour sessions – 10am-noon, and 1pm-3pm – just drop in to one, or come to both. No experience necessary, and all equipment is provided. A…

"One live pig, two guinea fowl and 100 cigarettes" - High Stakes in Rathmell Raffles of the 1960s

We’ve been saying for a while that we should add more local history to the village website, and here’s an entertaining article from the Craven Herald 20 YEARS AGO! … more to follow, hopefully!

'Thank you to Everyone' for supporting MacMillan Coffee Morning

Over 40 people attended the Macmillan Coffee Morning on Saturday 28th September in the Reading Room and a total of £601 was raised for MacMillan Nurses from the coffee morning and the village collection. It was a chance to meet…