Clifford village news


Will Gausden

01937 843575

St Edward’s Roman Catholic Church: services for the coming week are as follows: Saturday, September 15 6pm vigil mass, Sunday, September 16 10am, Monday, September 17 to Friday, September 21 9.30am (10am on Thursday).

Clifford Methodist Church: on Sunday, September 16, there will be a service at 10.30am. There will also be an Open House coffee morning in the Methodist schoolroom on Tuesday, September 18, from 10–11.30am. All welcome. Meanwhile, the church now has its own website, which is worth visiting, and can be found at

St Luke’s Church: there will be a holy communion service on Sunday, September 16 at 11am. St Luke’s annual harvest lunch will take place on September 23 after the service. Tickets for the lunch are £5 and can be bought from the Gausdens on 01937 843575.

Antiques Valuation Event: an antiques evaluation event will take place at St Luke’s, on Thursday, September 20 at 7pm. Admission is £5, including refreshments and a glass of wine. Items will be valued at a cost of £1. 

Windmill Hill Soap Box Derby: this exciting event – the first of its kind in the local area, will take place on Saturday, September 15, at Windmill Road, Bramham. There will be two races: a junior race starting at 11am, and an adult race, which is due to begin at 1pm. Refreshments and further entertainment will also be provided. Although the official entry deadline has passed, a few places may still be available for those wishing to take part. Further details and an entry form are available at the website Prizes will be given for the fastest soap box, the best engineered soap box, and the most recycled soap box. The entrance fee to watch this historic occasion will be £3 for adults, and free for under 16s. For more information, please email The money raised will go to the Clifford AFC Development Fund.

Clifford Drama Group: the group’s next production is Trivial Pursuits by Frank Vickery, to be staged October 25 to 27. The play is a comedy set at a barbeque of the local operatic society. A cast of ten players combines new and experienced actors. The box office is now open and tickets can be booked by telephoning Andrea Seed on 01937 845981. Due to popularity, early booking is advised to avoid disappointment.

Live Music at the Albion: bands from throughout the country will be performing live at the Albion throughout the year, normally on a Saturday evening. Meanwhile, folk evenings take place once a month on a Wednesday. The next folk evening will take place on Wednesday, October 10. For any further information on this, and other music played at The Albion, please call 01937 918554.