Good Times: Overgate fundraiser Brodstock will return

Brodstock for Overgate Hospice at the Old Brods, Hipperholme.
Brodstock for Overgate Hospice at the Old Brods, Hipperholme.

Angela Curran, a volunteer fundraiser for Overgate Hospice, part of the Brighouse Friends of Overgate group, has been in touch as they prepare for a large event in the area.

The event is Brodstock 111 and will be held at The Old Brodleians Rugby Club, Hipperholme on Saturday June 18.

The gates will open at 11.30am until late. Entry cost is £5 and under 12s are free.

There will also be free car parking along with food and drink entertainment, stalls and live music.

Call Angela on 07816 959 309 to purchase a ticket.

At the Barge tonight (Thursday) they have Tony Cullen Soul and Motown act followed on Friday night by Jonny B and the Goodes. On Saturday evening the Gabbidon band will be on stage and Sunday night the live music will be wrapped up by Cue Ball Katz.

This Friday night at the Baliffe Bridge Community Centre they are holding a Charity 50s and 60s Music Quiz and Social Evening

The quiz will begin at 7.30pm, but there is an opportunity from 7pm to play 50s and 60s favourites on the freeplay Wurlitzer Jukebox.

Tickets are £10 including supper and are available from Darling Buds Florists in Bailiffe Bridge, Bailiffe Bridge Community Centre, and Phoenix FM Studios at Dean Clough Mills Halifax.

The proceeds will be shared between The Alzheimers Society and Phoenix FM Community Radio.

This Friday night at Jeremy’s they have live on stage from 9.30pm Ezee Goin, followed on Saturday night by Vital Signs. Sunday’s acoustic is from 4pm with Joe Gallagher.

The Black Bull in Thornton Square has re-opened. I look forward to bringing you more information asap.

This Friday night at the Junction Inn, Rastrick, they have acoustic singer Jake Martin from 9pm, then on Saturday the five-strong band The Goodles with their wide range of music from 9pm.

Manager Phil Ward, who is planning his Spring Bank Holiday Real Ale and Food Festival from May 27 to 29, was all set yesterday (Wednesday) to put a banner across the hostelry to say his kitchen opens in two weeks time.

The Star at Bridge End has been closed for the past week and Clifton Properties, a sister company of Mike’s Carpets, has had workmen in looking to give the ale house a spring clean and also set for a coat of paint is the outside.

On Monday night, May 9 the Brighouse and District Games League will be holding their annual prize and presentation evening at Thornhill Briggs Club from 7.30pm. Ahead of the trophies being handed out there will be a few houses of bingo and a cabaret act.