The Baptist Church hold a prayer meeting at Thornfield, Station Road at 10am. every Thursday, except the first in the month. Karate class at the Methodist Church Hall from 6.30pm to 8pm. Call Mo Ilyas on (01535) 600407. The Friendship Group is at the Methodist Church Hall in West Lane at 10.30am. Scouts is at the Community Centre, 7pm to 9pm. Call (01535) 644745. The Hall Green Coffee morning and walk. The walkers set off from Hall Green Church at 10am every Thursday for a two-hour walk around Haworth. Information from James on 07840 981761.
On Saturday Scar Top Chapel revival prayer meeting from 7pm to 8pm. Hall Green Church Book Point is open from 1pm to 4pm. Zumba class is 9am to 10am at West Lane Methodist Church’s Grimshaw Centre.
On Sunday church services are: Stanbury Church, (Anglican) Family Worship at 9.30 am. Haworth Parish Church, (Anglican) – Family Worship at 10.45am. West Lane Baptist Church. Morning Service at 10.30am and evening Holy Communion service at 6pm, both with the Rev Chris Upton. West Lane Methodist Church, morning worship at 10.30am. led by lay preacher Mr Dewar Wishart of Riddlesden and Haworth are part of the United Service at 2.30pm at Cullingworth Methodist Church – Easter Offerings. Hall Green Baptist Church, Morning Family Service at 10.30am and evening meeting at 6pm, the 10.30am includes a creche for under-threes and a Sunday Club for those of pre-school and primary school age. Our Lady of Lourdes, Ebor Lane Holy Mass at 10am. Scar Top Chapel Service at 2.45pm, preacher Pastor Mike Hulland. FERN Christian Fellowship meet in the Methodist Church Hall at 6.30pm.
On Monday Haworth Parish Church bell-ringing practice is at 7.30pm. Haworth Brass Band rehearsal at 7.45pm. K9 Capers dog training at West Lane Methodist Church Hall at 7pm for puppies and 7.30pm for older dogs, contact Kathryn Smith on 635290. A toddler and baby yoga class is running on Mondays at Thornfield, Station Road at 1-2pm for babies and 2pm and 3pm for toddlers. Contact Nicola Resell on 07775 535006. Fit friends running club, every Monday at 7pm. from the Medical Centre car park.
Tuesday. FERN Christian Fellowship meet at 6.30pm at the Methodist Church Hall. Tuesday Weight Watchers meets at 6.15pm at West Lane Baptist Church. For more information contact Joanne Cutts on 07939 564773. Karate class is from 6.30pm to 8pm. at West Lane Methodist Church Hall. Contact Mo Ilyas on 600407.
Haworth Senior Citizens meet at 2-3.30pm. at West Lane Methodist Church Hall. Doreen Robinson on (01535) 648928. Rainbows at 4.45pm. Brownies 6pm. and Guides at 7.30pm. contact Caroline Starkey on 640321. Beavers and Cubs at The Community Centre. Beavers are 6-7.15pm. and Cubs 7-8.30pm. contact, Sue and Tim Credland on 644745. (All school term time only). Hall Green Church, prayer and bible study meeting at 8 pm. At the Community Centre, 'Little Ladybirds' Baby and Toddler Group 10-11.30 am. Every Wednesday from 7.30pm to 9.30pm there is a craft evening at the Wuthering Heights Inn in Stanbury. People are welcome to bring along any craft projects that they are working on and join for a chat and some cake and a chance to work without family distractions! Everyone is welcome further information from Nicci on 01535 643332.
West Lane Baptist Amateur Operatic Company, who perform an annual Gilbert and Sullivan opera in November – this year it is Princess Ida, are giving their Spring Concert called “We’ll Meet Again.....Again!” – two shows on Friday 17th and 18th May at 7.30pm at West Lane Baptist Church. It will be a light hearted concert featuring songs, sketches, monologues and lots more from the 1940’s. The audience will be invited to join in and sing the well known songs from that era, and they should be fun evenings. This coincides with the Haworth 1940’s weekend. Tickets are now on sale – adults £8, children £5 – include tea and biscuits. Ring Vera Waddington for tickets 01535 643425.
Performing Arts – a new arts academy called Songbirds is forming in May. There will be Friday evening classes at West Lane Baptist Church from 6pm to 8pm, and Saturday morning classes at Haworth Community Centre from 10am to noon. The leader is Lee Parry. More information can be found on song birdsacademy.co.uk, e-mail office @songbirdsacademy.co.uk or phone 07576 408840.
The Haworth & Oxenhope District Bridleways Group found that the weather has been playing havoc with their events. The March monthly meeting had to be cancelled owing to the weather, but Michael Bower of Turner and Wall Solicitors, has been re-booked for later in the year on legal aspects of horse ownership. Meanwhile, the next meetings will be on Tuesday, April 23 (Michael Darwin, Farrier) and Tuesday, May 21 (Charles Owen Riding Hats, plus a chance to bring your own hat and have it checked for fit and safety). Weather permitting, the group has planned the first Dressage Competition of 2013 for Saturday and the first pleasure ride for May 6, but please check the website for updates. Riding & Road Safety training and a visit to Robinson’s Equestrian are currently also being rearranged. Meetings are held monthly at the Old White Lion, Haworth at 8pm, preceded by a Junior meeting at 6.45pm. Call Gill Burgess (01535) 644347 or 07799 614763.
The Haworth Tennis Club annual meeting was held last Saturday. The committee was re-elected en bloc and subscriptions remain the same as last year. I am still the chairman and secretary. Applications for 2013 membership to me please as soon as possible. Application forms have been placed in the pavilion, the court locks were changed, so now the red key is needed. The red and purple keys both fit the pavilion door lock. The contact is Jens Hislop on (01535) 644444.
The Worth Valley Young Farmers meet on Tuesday evenings, this week they travelled to Shelf equine clinic. Here they were given a tour. Visit www.worthvalley.org.
Haworth Parish Church. Morning Prayer is held in St James’, Cross Roads Cum Lees at 9.30am on Mondays and on Tuesdays at St. Mary’s, Oxenhope at 9am. Mid week Holy Communion is held in St James’, on Wednesdays at 9.30am. Midweek said morning prayer is at Haworth Church at 9.30am on Thursdays. Baptism Enquiries for the Cross Roads Cum Lees and Haworth Parishes are held on the first Saturday of each month at 9.30am at St James’. Wedding enquiries for the Cross Roads Cum Lees and Haworth Parishes are held on the second Monday of each month at St Michael & All Angels at 7pm. A DVD on the History of St Michael & All Angels is on sale at £2.99 in aid of church funds.