Local Interest

From environment to history, Silkstone local interest groups have a lot to offer.

Silkstone – St Florent Association
The Parish of Silkstone is twinned with St Florent des Bois in the Vendee in France. Exchange visits are organised along with a variety of social and fund-raising events throughout the year.
Contact: Yvonne Dinsdale 790583

Silkstone CARE Group
Caring for and improving our natural environment by planting hedges, trees, shrubs and bulbs, clearing paths, litter-picking plus other activities. Tools available on free loan for environmental projects.
Contact: Bill Barkworth 07706-369273

Silkstone in Bloom
Adds floral colour and more for public enjoyment. Donations gratefully accepted.
Contact: Janet (Silkstone Common) 790994 or Trudy (Silkstone) 792218

TPT Silkstone
Meets to improve the Trans Pennine Trail in our area.
Contact: Email Andy or Email Linda.
Visit the TPT Silkstone website

Roggins Local History Group (Silkstone) & Silkstone Waggonway Restoration Group
The group exhibits at local history fairs. We can set up small displays and talk to small groups.
Contact: Jim Ritchie 01226-790695

Silkstone Common Good Companions
Provides companionship, entertainment and recreation for the senior citizens of the village. Meets fortnightly on Wednesdays 2-4pm in the Methodist Church Hall. New members are very welcome. Varied programme including theatre trips, visits, entertainments, Helpers welcome. Annual subscription £10 including refreshments, except on some special occasions.
Contact: Margaret Brayshaw 01226-790196

Silkstone Common W.I.
We have a wide variety of events and speakers. New members and visitors always welcome. Meets second Friday each month at 7:15pm Silkstone Common Methodist Church
Contact Christine on 792580 or just come to one of our meetings!

Silkstone Luncheon Club for the over 60s
Meets every Monday at 12 o'clock in the The Station Inn, Silkstone Common. New members always welcome. Please call 791670.

Tuesday Club
A social afternoon held 2pm to 4pm weekly in Silkstone Common Methodist Church. Learn new skills and share your skills with others. Bring your knitting, sewing, crochet etc. or just bring yourself along for a relaxing afternoon and maybe make some new friends. We will be pleased to see you. Admission £1.00 including refreshments.
Contact Sue on 01226 791394

Heritage Silkstone
Contact Jane Raistrick, Secretary 01484 868254 or Paul Davies, Chairman 01226 791474 or visit the Heritage Silkstone website.