Good Times: Charity night will capture true spirit of Christmas

Kirsty Stansfield and Joanne Brennan
Kirsty Stansfield and Joanne Brennan

The Crow Nest Park Golf Club will play host to a Ladies Night on Wednesday, December 3.

The evening will capture the true spirit of Christmas by making a difference as all entry proceeds will go to charity.

There will be 20 local businesses with stalls selling goods perfect for Christmas presents or to treat yourself.

The stalls include Benefit make up from Harvey’s of Halifax, Le Munch Bunch with Christmas hampers, Me Time Massage offering mini treatments, Keep Me Posted Greeting Cards, Bradbury’s of Halifax, Dolly Peg and many more.

Tickets are £5, which it all goes to charity and you can pay on the door on the night.

Tickets include a welcome drink and canapés on arrival, plus entertainment from a fantastic band Rising Tide, who donate their time completely free of charge. Hot carvery sandwiches will also be available to purchase.

This is the third year this event has taken place at the golf club. The first year was for Forget Me Not, raising £2,500, and the second year was for Ruddis Retreat, raising £1,500.

This year the money raised is for a new charity called Dexter’s Light, which was formed after Dexter Cook died suddenly aged one year and 25 days in May. His mum and dad want to raise funds for sensory equipment that can be used by children who could benefit from the use of it.

l The Calder has been shut for the past few weeks while it underwent a refurbishment just in time for Christmas and re-opens this Saturday at 12pm with plenty of offers on drinks and food along with entertainment. The management invite all to come and have a look at the fantastic new look pub with plenty going on to keep you entertained.

l This Friday at The Beck on Bradford Road they have blues band Rusty Nails performing from 8.30pm. On Sunday from 4.30pm the Sunday Session is with Matthew Farrington, The Last Minute, Whitney Gin and Jake Smallbones.

Tonight (Thursday) at The Barge, the weekly jam session is with Mick from Psychoslinkys. On Friday they have Big Time Charlie on stage, followed by Silence on Saturday evening. The weekend’s live music is wrapped up on Sunday with The Weedwackers.

l Jeremy’s at the Boathouse will have live music from Reload playing rock and pop from the 60s this Friday night. On Saturday Vital Signs will entertain with hits from the decades, and the Sunday afternoon acoustic session from 4pm is with Mike Gaborak.

l This Friday night is the last of the rock and roll record hops hosted by Jiving Jeff for 2014 and, as it is the last of the year, they are going out with a band, and have the fantastic live sounds of Jukebox Jive. They also have a charity cheque presentation for monies raised over the year, which is going to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

l This Saturday night at the Rastrick Bowling and Social Club regular and quiz master at the Sun Inn, Rastrick, Donna Brook-White is having her 50th birthday at the club but is holding the party in aid of charity.

Originally a ticket only event, Donna has now opened the doors and people can pay on the night. There will be entertainment from Roger David, The Lycks and DJ Baz plus a raffle. The charities benefiting are the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Fireside K9.

It starts at 7.30pm and is £5 including food or £2.50 per person without.