Events and News

Denholme Community Association meetings (DCA):

These will be held in Mechanics Council Chambers at 7.00pm on the following dates:

25th August 2015, 13th October 2015.



19th September 2015: Barn Dance in the Mechanics Main Hall.

10th September 2015: Bingo in the Mechanics Community Room.

21st October 2015: Quiz Night in the Mechanics Community Room.


Denholme Town Council:

3rd Tuesday each month: The Town Council meets at 7pm in the Mechanics Institute and the public can come and speak for the first ten minutes. However, anyone can come and sit and listen to any Council meeting, but not to speak.

1st Saturday each month: The Town Council meets at 9.30am to discuss planning issues.


Film Night: First Friday in the month in the Mechanics Blue Room at 7.30pm. Cost £4 for adults, children aged 14 and under £2 and over 60’s £3.


Pilates: Monday 7-8pm in the Mechanics. Cost £5.50 per hour paying weekly or £30 for 6 sessions. Email:


Descant Choir presents ‘Summer Showtime’ on 12th July 2014 at the Denholme Shared Church 7.30pm. Music from Les Miserables, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and others.


If any group would like to publish their event in the Denholme column of the T&A’s Yorkshire Observer, then please contact Tina Watkin, their Local Reporter on 01274 834 273 or e-mail Copy must be sent to her 11 days before the event. Tina is also on the committee for Bradford Community Broadcasting (BCB 96.7 fm to 106.6 fm) and has a two hour programme on Thursday called the Afternoon Stretch with Alan Keeling from 2-4 pm. She is always looking for guests to talk about interesting things they have done or are planning to do or about difficulties faced in general regarding community issues. Anyone wishing for an interview on air can contact Tina on


Tina also has a slot for writers only, which runs monthly on a Tuesday evening from 6.30 pm to 7.00 pm. It is called the Scribe Slot and is not for well published folk, but a step on the ladder to fame with the backing of the Bradford Writers Circle name behind it. If you are an aspiring writer who may wish to be interviewed, then log on to their website for details at

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