CROSTHWAITE Panto Players presents Toad in the Hole at Crosthwaite Village Hall on Friday, January 24 and Saturday, January 25.

Tickets are on sale now and are £9 for adults and £4.50 for children. They are available from Crosthwaite Exchange between 2pm and 4pm on Wednesdays. Alternatively, contact Roger Smith on 015395 68671 or Marylin Shuttleworth on 015395 68522.

MESSY church returns on Saturday, January 18 between 10.30am and 12.30pm at Crosthwaite Primary School. There will be family-friendly crafts, stories and worship, followed by a hot meal. All are welcome to go along and meet friends new and old. Participation is free, though donations towards the cost of food are welcome. Please contact Lindsay Dobson on 07729 056247 for further details.