100th anniversary event at Kirton Town Hall

Centenary celebrations are being held at Kirton Town Hall from Friday to Sunday to mark its 100th anniversary.
Centenary celebrations are being held at Kirton Town Hall from Friday to Sunday to mark its 100th anniversary.

A THREE day celebration event is taking place in Kirton to mark 100 years since the foundation of the town hall.

From Friday to Sunday the public are invited to join in the centenary celebrations which include several shows, displays, activities, games and stalls

The event begins in the Upsall Room with an exhibition of photographs and memories of events in and around Kirton Town Hall over the last century. The exhibition will be open throughout the weekend.

Friday evening will see a children’s disco and two children’s shows from 6pm. Tickets are £1.50 and numbers will be limited so the advice is to book early to avoid disappointment.

On Saturday a coffee morning will be held from 9.30-11.30am.

Kirton library will also be staging a display of memorabillia from the last century.

Kirton Brass Band (senior) will provide entertainment on Saturday, from 7pm, with a concert of music from the last 100 years. Tickets cost £10, to include a ham salad supper and a drink, and are on sale at Fossitt and Thorne, The Green.

Sunday sees the main event with Andrew Dennis of Woodlands Farm opening the proceedings at 11am.

This will be followed by a host of craft stalls, traditional games and rides.

Displays by Kirton fire brigade, a vintage cycle rally, fancy dress competition and music will conclude the event.