Sutton-in-Craven Village Plan 2006

Social Activities

socialSocial activities within the village of Sutton-in-Craven include:
  • Line Dancing
  • A Tea Dance
  • Ballroom Dancing
  • Art Club
  • Flower Club
  • Bowling Club
  • Cricket Club
  • Football Club
  • Sutton Amateurs
  • Live entertainment on an occasional basis
  • Girls' Brigade
  • Children's discos 5-11 years

There is also a large community Bonfire held on 5th November, a Fun Day held on Fathers Day, A children's Christmas Disco and a visit by Santa Claus around the village every year. The Village Committee organise these events and they are extremely well attended by people from the village and surrounding areas.

However, people still wanted to see other social activities. The most popular suggestions were:
  • Cinema
  • Guest Speakers
  • Cubs
  • Scouts
  • Brownies
  • Discos for all ages
  • Dance Classes
  • Themed Evenings
  • Gymnastics
  • Keep fit
  • Snooker
  • Children's Club
  • Running Club
  • Pensioners' Party

People were asked if they were willing to organise and support social activities and encouragingly a few people put their names forward.

There was an overwhelming support for providing a meeting place for the youth of the village.
  • The Village Hall
  • Park
  • Park Pavilion
  • Old Toilet Block
  • Alvic Field
  • Thompson's Field
  • Greenroyd Mill
  • Senior Citizens' Centre
  • The Two Schools
  • The Baptist Church
  • The Cricket Clubhouse

Action Points

  • Organise more village social events for all ages
  • Provide a Youth Centre
  • Encourage more people to attend events