What’s On… 14th December onwards..

With Christmas just around the corner and creeping up on us very fast, I hope you’ve all got your lists off to Santa and have all been good boys and girls!!

The What’s On team will be having a well earned break over Christmas, so here is a bumper issue to see you through  Christmas and the New Year….


SANTAS STORY TIME
FRIDAY 15TH DECEMBER 10.30AM – 11.30AM
Rothwell Community Hub, Marsh Street, Rothwell, LS26 0AE

A special story time for this special time of year. There will be stories and singing and a visit from the big man himself. There will also be a chance to make a christmas craft to take home with you.
Suitable for families and children under 5. No booking required.


WINTER WONDERLAND FESTIVAL
FRIDAY 15TH DECEMBER 10AM – 3.30PM
Skelton Grange Environment Centre, Skelton Grange Road, LS10 1RS

What better way to celebrate the arrival of winter than the return of the Green Team Winter Woodland festival? There will be a range of Christmas crafts, including the chance to make a wreath, a great chance to practice your coppice craft skills, and a warm fire to enjoy (and more importantly, to make tea around!)
With their winter’s trail under a week away, you’ll also be getting the lovely woodland ready for the Christmas visitors!
Free admission.


KOLTON BAND
FRIDAY 15TH DECEMBER 8.30PM
Old Halfway House, 452 Leeds Road, Robin Hood, WF3 3AB

Don’t miss this great night out with this live band. Singing covers from the Eagles to Bruno Mars, Bob Marley to the Mavericks, there’s sure to be something there for everyone to enjoy!


60’S BIG NIGHT OUT
SATURDAY 16TH DECEMBER 7.30PM
Blackburn Hall, Commercial Street, Rothwell, LS26 0AW

Hopefully by now you will all have your tickets for the must see show, with tributes to Cliff Richard and Roy Orbison. If you haven’t, call into Mrs Bobbins on Commercial Street to see if there are any left – don’t miss out!


BREAKFAST WITH SANTA!
SATURDAY 16TH & SUNDAY 17TH DECEMBER 8AM – 1PM
The Pavilion Cafe, Springhead Park, Oulton Lane, Rothwell, LS26 0DY

Here’s another chance to enjoy their great breakfast menu in the company of Santa himself! He’ll be there all morning chatting to the kids (big and small!!!) and posing for photos.  It’s your last chance to meet the big fella before he heads off back home to start the big present delivery 😉


SANTA IN THE PARK!
SUNDAY 17TH DECEMBER 10.30AM
Springhead Park, Oulton Lane, Rothwell, LS26 0DY

Join Santa, the elves and Rothwell ladies circle for a special event at Rothwell Park to add that extra special magic for your families Christmas.
Await the arrival of Santa via helicopter at 11am, and join in with heaps of fun, refreshments, fairground rides, and all our favourite Christmas tunes to get us in the festive mood.
PSST…. Don’t forget to get your stories straight when the kids as how Santa can be in two places at once!!!


THE HEY DIDDLES CHRISTMAS SHOW
SUNDAY 17TH DECEMBER 2PM
Blackburn Hall, Commercial Street, Rothwell, LS26 0AW

Come and listen to Skye read the famous and traditional poem ‘Twas The Night before Christmas’ in a fun and highly interactive way. A fun filled hour of children’s Christmas songs, action songs and nursery rhymes….and as usual you’ll need to keep your eye on Sunny and see what she is getting up to this year!
A fan-diddly-tastic Christmas show for children aged 0-6 years…we want all young children to enjoy live theatre and we encourage them to get out of their seat and dance along.
The group have been performing for 5 years in theatres in Huddersfield & Holmfirth and also perform in schools and at tourist attractions. This is their first visit to Rothwell and can’t wait to meet you all.
If you have got your tickets yet, please visit www.theheydiddles.com before its too late!


ELF SCHOOL!
TUESDAY 19TH DECEMBER 1PM – 4PM
Rivers Meet, 102 Leeds Road, Methley, LS26 9EP

Help Rivers Meet prepare for Santa with lots of crafts, games, singing and dancing.
And of course a visit from Santa himself!
Perfect for ages 2-8 years.
Cost: £12 per child with refreshments included.
Book your place today by calling 07598704454


A WINTER’S TRAIL
TUESDAY 19TH TO THURSDAY 21ST DECEMBER
Skelton Grange Environment Centre, Skelton Grange Road, LS10 1RS

A magical winter trail for young children and families, wandering through the candle lit woods and gardens at Skelton Grange. Catch glimpses into the secret worlds of the little folk who reside here and find your way to the campfire for a warming drink and gingerbread.
Tickets for a timed slot are needed for all adults and children attending the event, but babies are welcome free of charge. Tickets available from www.eventbrite.co.uk
All the funds raised will support the charitable work of The Conservation Volunteers at Skelton Grange Environment Centre.


KIDS CHRISTMAS DISCO
WEDNESDAY 20TH DECEMBER 4PM – 7PM
Gardeners Arms,  383 Leeds Road, Lofthouse, WF3 3QE

Come down and join them for their annual kids Christmas party.
New to this years party will be a Santas grotto with Santa and Elf.  The kids will all receive a present from Santa whilst in the grotto.
There will also be free sweets for all Children
Tickets on sale now priced at £6 per child and are available by calling 01924 674591 or email at info@gardenersarmslofthouse.co.uk


OSSETT BREWERY CHRISTMAS BRASS BAND
THURSDAY 21ST DECEMBER 7PM
The Black Bull, 15 Commercial Street, Rothwell, LS26 0AX

With only a few days until Christmas we believe the best way to get in the festive mood is with a Brass Band! Performances are taking place across their community pubs and city centre bars for the lead up to Christmas and will be at our own Black Bull on Thursday 21st.
So grab your loved ones for festive cheer, complimentary mulled wine and mince pies!!


CHRISTMAS PARK RUN
SATURDAY 23RD DECEMBER 9AM
Springhead Park, Oulton Lane, Rothwell, LS26 0DY

Join in the fun and get some exercise in before the BIG DAY with the Christmas Fancy Dress park run.
Prizes to be won for the best dressed!


CHRISTMAS CAROLS AND MORE
SATURDAY 23RD DECEMBER 3.30PM
Oulton Hall, Rothwell Lane, Oulton, LS26 8HN

Don’t forget to join Oulton Hall and Oulton parish church for a wonderful afternoon of Christmas Carols and festive cheer!
Guests are invited to meet at the Claret Jug restaurant for Tea, Coffee and Mince Pies! The first 100 people to put their names on their event list will gain FREE ENTRY, after this a small fee of £2 per person will be applicable.
Once you’ve enjoyed your refreshments, you will head down to the church for Christmas Carols in the churchyard!
To reserve your place today, simply email: OultonEvents@qhotels.co.uk


DILL & BAY RESTAURANT
TUESDAY 26TH DECEMBER 10AM – 2PM
The Dill & Bay Restaurant, 19 Marsh Street, Rothwell, LS26 0AG

Join the gang on Boxing Day for a catch up with friends and family. They’ll be serving from their Breakfast Menu, along with Hot Coffee, Pots of Tea, and even a bit of Fizz for those that still have some Festive Cheer in them! Let someone else do the washing up!!!
Tickets available at www.dillandbay.co.uk


GAME OF THRONES QUIZ NIGHT
THURSDAY 28TH DECEMBER 8PM – 10PM
The Black Bull, 15 Commercial Street, Rothwell, LS26 0AX

Do you know your warging from your white-walking? Can you tell the difference between the Old Gods and the New? Are you in perpetual torment remembering every single gruesome death scene from one season to the next? You’ll need more than milk of the poppy to cure this unfortunate ailment. Take their quiz, and hope that the seven smile upon you.
Entry: £2 per team, with a complimentary supper for entrants.


NEW YEARS EVE!
SUNDAY 31ST DECEMBER
The Black Bull, 15 Commercial Street, Rothwell, LS26 0AX

Why not see the new year in with Big Ben and an Ossett Ale or 3!
They will be open as usual and its FREE – which means NO TICKETS!!  Hip Hip Horray!!!!!


NEW YEAR’S EVE MASQUERADE BALL
SUNDAY 31ST DECEMBER 6.45PM – 1AM
Oulton Hall, Rothwell Lane, Oulton, LS26 8HN

Bring in the New Year in style this year at Oulton Hall, with their Masquerade Ball which is sure to amaze and intrigue you, as you don your formal wear and mask!
You will receive superb canapés and a glass of Champagne on arrival, followed by a breathtaking FOUR-COURSE menu. Then enjoy the very best party night experience until the early hours, brought to you by their fantastic live band and DJ.
Tickets for the evening are available by visiting: www.hotels.co.uk
Accommodation packages also available! For more information visit: https://www.qhotels.co.uk/our-locations/oulton-hall/christmas/christmas-form/


DILL & BAY RESTAURANT
MONDAY 1ST JANUARY 10AM – 2PM
The Dill & Bay Restaurant, 19 Marsh Street, Rothwell, LS26 0AG

Another chance to join the gang on New Years Day. Again serving from their Breakfast Menu, along with Hot Coffee, Pots of Tea, and even a bit of Fizz for those that still have some Festive Cheer in them! Last chance to chill out before its back to reality!!
Tickets available at www.dillandbay.co.uk