Quiz night!

Ilkley Grammar school has organised a Quiz night to raise funds for the charity ‘Give a child a hope’. It will be at the Wheatley on Thursday 21st March at 7pm. Hope to see plenty of folks there supporting this event.

Day of Dance – 27th April 2019

Not too far off, a date for your diaries. Hope to see you there!

A Salsa Class in progres
Salsa Class

Sharon Crosby will be hosting a Day of Dance on Saturday 27th April 2019 in aid of The Revival Centre in Matugga.   It will be held at St John’s Church on Bolling Road in Ben Rhydding.  LS29 8PNWorkshops will start and finish promptly.Bring water to drink during the workshops.Crafts/refreshments etc will be available throughout day!                                                                                                       

Lucky dip stall and crafts from Matugga. To book your place(s) you can either :  1) Send your booking request and a cheque for £7 per workshop, made payable to: Give A Child A Hope, to:               GACAH               St John’s Church Office               Bolling Road               Ben Rhydding               Ilkley               LS29 8PN  2) Book using the form here If using this booking form you will automatically be taken to https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/dayofdance to pay.If you would prefer, you can book online but still pay by cheque using the address above.  There will be a sitting area in the lounge for tea/coffee etc and refreshments will be available all day!Crafts including fair trade.Reflexology.And more. (Lounge area.) When booking, please include your name/details and say which workshop/s you want attend.Details of the workshops, timings and what to bring are detailed below.  Dance Workshops10-30-12.00: Gypsy Dance! (In the Hall)(Tina Jackson, of Dancers Bizzare, teaches a range of Gypsy styles) No partner needed.Bring a long skirt, to swish, soft shoes and comfy clothes. 10-30-12.00: Tribal/Country dance fusion. (Back of Church)Easy to follow and fun veil dance to a Celtic piece, Sound the Trumpet.Sharon teaches (Tribal Fusion dance in Guiseley and Halifax)Wear soft shoes and comfy clothes. Lunch:12.00-12.30. Tea/coffee/sandwiches and cakes available. 12.30-2.00: Greek Dancing. (Back of Church)Chriso teaches in Burnley, Lancs.Come and try out this fun and enjoyable style.No partner needed.Wear soft shoes and comfy clothes. 12.30-2.00: American line dancing. (In the Hall)Lucinda AtkinsonTeaches in Halifax.An introduction to this fun easy styleWear comfy shoes or boots and clothes. Cowboy hats optional! Tea/coffee break:2-00-2.30: Tea/coffee/cake. 2.30-4.00: Cuban Salsa. (Back of Church)An exciting partner dance.Come and dance your socks off to fabulous Cuban tunes!Esref of Paranda teaches mainly in South Yorkshire.Wear soft shoes and comfy clothes. 2.30-4.00: Yoga. (In the Hall)Andrea teaches at workshopsand retreats and is based near York.Bring a mat or a blanket.   

Afternoon tea at St John’s Church, Ben Rhydding

We will be serving afternoon tea, coffee and a scrumptious variety of home made cakes on Saturday 8th December from 2-4pm.

There will be a Fair trade stall, Matugga crafts and lucky dip stall and more!

Money raised will go to both the Revival centre in Matugga and to our Fair trade link in Sudan.

Please come and support this event by eating lots of cake with friends and buying last minute stocking fillers!


Sing for Matugga July 2018 – great success!

Thank you to everyone who sang, performed and attended the Sing for Matugga concert on July 14th, with your support we managed to raise £1000 – so thank you from Give a Child a Hope and to the champions at Revival Centre who will benefit from this great fundraising effort!  Thank you especially to Keely Hodgson, natural voice practitioner for believing that everyone can sing and for organising this fun event!

Sing for Matugga July 14th 2018!!

Ben Rhydding Community Choir & guests sing for Matugga at St. John’s Church, Ben Rhydding, this Saturday, 14th July, 6.30pm.
Guests: Ashlands School Choir & Djembe Group; Transpennine Harps; MOSS (male vocal ensemble), AcaBella.
Raising money for the UK charity “Give A Child A Hope” which supports the work of The Revival Centre, Matugga, Uganda.

Bishop Ivan’s visit June 2018


Could you be part of Bishop Ivan’s visit?

We now have a programme in place for Ivan’s visit in June

and we have spaces for him to visit supporters for a potential talk,

meal or a social visit.

Are you part of a group that would like to have Bishop Ivan visit you

to talk more about his work in Matugga? Would you be interested in

hosting him for an evening with a meal or potentially taking him for an

afternoon of relaxing or visiting local sites?


There are spaces available within the programme between

the 7th and 25th June, and they are mainly in the afternoon and



If you would like to offer a time for Ivan to visit, then please send

an e-mail to giveachildahope@gmail.com and let us know.


A quick reminder to supporters who exchange letters with champions,

the collection date is the 18th June.

Thank You.

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