Buttons and Bows

Buttons and Bows Workshop – Hest Bank

Based out of the Memorial Hall (Slyne-with-Hest), this volunteer group has enjoyed another successful year. Clothes, toys & blankets have been handmade and dispatched to those taking care of abandoned, orphaned and children in need of support overseas & locally.

We personally carefully track the donations that are given to ensure that everyone’s hard work reaches its intended destination.

There are many volunteers who work from home, who are not able to join us in our workshop, & who are vital to the efficient working of Buttons & Bows.

Children from many countries benefit from the gifts sent to:

Albania, Czech Republic, Moldova, Romania, Poland, Ethiopia, Gambia, Malawi, Ukraine, Zambia & locally.

All the members work voluntarily and “Make to Give”.

We would like to thank the community for their donations of soft cotton material & wool used to create the items. Tuesday 4th June will be our last workshop this term, the group will resume on October 1st at the Memorial Hall, Slyne-with-Hest.

At 1-30 until 3-30pm.

For further information contact: Susan Rae (01524) 823928


Don’t just throw it away – give it away!  You might not want it but someone just around the corner might.  Nationwide with groups in Lancaster and Carnforth.

Furniture Matters – Free Courses

Why throw money away on costly repair bills when you can do it yourself? 

All you need is the right training and you can get that from one of  Furniture Matters –  FREE courses.  

If you are currently out of work and aged between 19 and 65 you can secure a place on one of our free training courses held at Furniture Matters, Vickers Industrial Estate, Mellishaw Lane,  Morecambe LA3 3FB . 

For more details or to book please call or email.

Stories at The Storey

Stories at The Storey is a true story open-mic night and is looking for performers, students, community members, staff, visitors and anyone with a true story to share. We are interested in true, engaging stories told well.

The events are the last Thursday of each month. The theme changes monthly, if you have an engaging story that loosely explores the month’s theme, we would love to hear it. Please email for the month’s theme, for more information or for a 3-5 minute slot.

Event brought to you by Yvonne and Naomi; sponsored by Grad College.

Last Thursday of the month Time: 7-8 PM
The Storey (The Music Room)
Dress: Casual
Stories at The Storey: Real people; Real Stories.
Light refreshments will be served