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Parish Hall

 

The Parish Hall was sold by public auction on the 12th June 2015.

In November 1911 the first reference is made in the Parish Magazine to the building of a Parish Hall, and plans for a bazaar to raise the necessary funds. The Hall was to be built so that services could be taken there while the Church was being extended. The bazaar was successful raising 511, a site was purchased on Kents Bank Road, and the building began in June 1912.

The property was vested in the Carlisle Diocesan Board of Finance, who act as custodian trustees, with the control and working of the Hall under the care of the Vicar and Churchwardens.

 The Hall was opened by the Bishop of Carlisle on 10 December 1912.  See below for the special 100th anniversary celebration.


 

The Hall was home to the Parish Office, and was used by the church for social events.  The most recent one - March 2014 - was a fish and chip supper and beetle drive.  Much fun was had by all - as shown in the photos!


The hall beautifully decorated for a special birthday party!

Spring Fair 2013

Edwardian Coffee Morning

Afternoon Tea

Patronal Lunch - 29th January

100th Birthday celebration

A very successful quiz night was held on the 4th October, with over 60 people enjoying a meat and potato pie supper before answering questions posed by Robin Webster.

Although owned by the Church, the Hall is also used regularly by the community.  It is hired by various organisations and is the venue for many coffee mornings.  It is also used as a collection point for various appeals, eg the UNICEF Shoebox appeal and the Food Bank Appeal for Barrow, Ulverston and Millom.

Shoebiz is an initiative by Clarks and UNICEF, whereby unwanted shoes - of any condition or make - are recycled and the money used for educational purposes around the world.

Regular recollections are made for the Food Bank at Barrow, Ulverston and Millom.  All food items donated are taken to the depot at Barrow where they are sorted by sell-by date, and made up into single, double or family packs for distribution.