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News from around the villages for week commencing Friday May 31


Coffee evening

Aislaby YCA is hosting a coffee evening on Tuesday June 11 in the parish hall at 6.30pm in aid of the Rohilla Memorial and Save the Children. To include a cake stall tombola and raffle, all welcome.

Summer concert

A summer concert with the Dalesmen Quartet will be held in the parish hall on Friday June 28 at 7pm. Tickets £3, to include a glass of wine. Contact Sandra on 810334 after June 10 for tickets.

Parish Hall 200 Club

Aislaby Parish Hall 200 Club winners for May were: Mrs C Wood, Mr J Hewitt, Mrs D Nellis and Mr I Duffield.


Eskmoor WI

Eskmoor WI meets at 7.30pm on Wednesday June 5 when Mr and Mrs Blampey will talk about ‘A Trip to the Cornish Coast’. The competition is for a piece of Cornish Ware.

Curry night

Castleton School PTFA is holding a curry night on Thursday June 13 at the Board Inn, Lealholm. Sittings are at 7pm, 7.30pm and 8pm, there are two courses (starters and mains), and the cost is £18.

Dalesmen Singers

The Dalesmen Singers meet for rehearsals every Tuesday at 7.30pm in Danby Chapel – new members always welcome. The next concert is at 7.30pm on Saturday June 8, at Masham Town Hall.


The Supermobile Library will be at the corner of Ashfield Road, 2-4pm, on Thursday June 6.

Whist drive

Whist drive in the village hall on the second Monday of every month at 1.45pm, all welcome.

Whitby Shopper

The Whitby Shopper runs fortnightly on a Thursday from various pick up points around Danby, Castleton and Westerdale, and is a demand response service. It is available to anyone living within these areas and is not age restricted, Ring Good Neighbours on 606440 to book or for more information.

Safari supper

Esk Valley Lifeline is having a safari supper on Friday June 14 with sittings half-hourly from 5-7pm and with stations at Aislaby, Egton, Commondale and Castleton, finishing at the Eskdale Inn, Castleton. Tickets are £15, ring 895532. Donations of tombola prizes would be greatly appreciated.

Coffee morning

The coffee morning from 10am-noon tomorrow in the village hall is in aid of the Danby Sports Association Club funds, all welcome.

Safari tea

Queen’s Coronation safari tea, Sunday June 2 at 2pm, meeting at Danby Chapel. There will be sandwiches at the chapel, scones at Castleton Church and tea and cakes at the Bradbury Centre, where the festivities can be seen on the Big Screen. Enjoy a family walk and scrumptious refreshments to celebrate the Queen’s 60th Anniversary of her Coronation.

Summer Fete

The Friends of Abbeyfield Esk Moors, Esk Moors Caring and Esk Moors Active invite everyone to the annual summer fete on Saturday June 8 from 2-4pm at Esk Moors Lodge. There will be teas, plants, cake and craft stalls, in addition to live music from The Eskuleles and Andy Dyer. All welcome.


Hayshed Experience

The Hayshed Experience is taking part in Open Farm Sunday from 11am-3pm on Sunday June 9 at Fowl Green Farm. Meet the animals, see a static machinery display, go on a hosted farm tour, meet the farmer, do self-guided walks, join a welly throwing competition and watch sheep shearing and hand wool spinning demonstrations. There is a farm shop, and fresh produce is available to buy. Refreshments will be served.

Dance class

Classes for Catherine Harland Webster school of dance at Castleton Village Hall on Fridays: pre-school children, 3.30-4pm, let’s have fun and dance and move to music; boys’ hip hop/street dance class 4-4.45pm. Contact Cath on 897761 or 07855932657 or email

Esk Moors Caring

Esk Moors Caring is now offering a respite flat in the Upper Esk Valley. This is a newly furnished fully self-contained respite flat, bookable by the week, at Esk Moors Lodge, Castleton. Contact the Bradbury Centre for further details and bookings.


Safari supper

Esk Valley Lifeline will be holding a safari supper on Friday June 14 at various venues to be confirmed, which are likely to be in Aislaby, Egton, Commondale and Castleton. Tickets available from Joan Jackson on 895532 at £15.


The Supermobile Library will be at the village hall car park on Thursday June 6 from 10.30am-12.30pm.

Heather Hopper

Heather Hopper (Esk Moors Active Ltd, Heather Hopper coffee and lunch trips: Wednesday June 5, lunch at the Old Tea Rooms, Scaling Dam; Wednesday June 12, lunch at Sleights Fish and Chip Shop; Tuesday 18 June, the Forge, Aislaby, lunch; Monday June 24, Castleton Tearooms, lunch; Tuesday June 25, coffee at Glebe Cottage, Kildale. On all coffee and lunch trips there will be two assistants.

Heather Hopper retail days out: Tuesday June 4, shopping at Bedlam Farm Shop; Friday June 7, Rem on Wheels; Wednesday June 19, Teesside Park; Wednesday June 26, Bowes Museum. On all trips there will be one assistant, if you need to take a companion or carer contact the co-ordinator.

Heather Hopper concert and theatre trips: Saturday July 6, Helmsley Arts Centre, Out of Order, a farce by Ray Cooney; Tuesday August 27, Glaisdale Theatre, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, by Neil Simon; Saturday August 10, Time of My Life by Alan Ayckbourn.

For bookings and details of all times and prices ring 07971 268676.

Fancy a Cuppa

Friday Girls (Fancy a Cuppa) in Danby Chapel Schoolroom, Fridays at 2.30pm - both males and females welcome.


Adult karate classes at Danby Village Hall. The cost is £3 per adult and all abilities welcome - beginners to advanced.

Danby Village Hall

Anyone wishing to book Danby Village Hall or discuss competitive rates for hire, contact Jill on (01287) 660265 or Les on (01287) 660297.

Botton School

The parent-child group based at Botton Village School is on Wednesdays, 2-4pm. All welcome from pregnancy onwards for crafts, songs and snacks. For more details contact Rachel Fitzpatrick on 07962 985215.


Zumba classes at Danby Village Hall on Wednesdays 6.15pm-7.15pm. Contact Jo Collier on 07988 681780 for more details.


EPRA draw

There are still numbers available, if you would like to support the Egton Parish Recreation Association contact Denise Londsdale. The next Draw, to be held tonight, Friday May 31, will be held at the Wheatsheaf at 8pm, all welcome

Old time dancing

On Friday June 7 there will be a dance in the village hall to celebrate the coronation of Her Majesty Elizabeth II. There will be a red, white and blue theme, with a competition for the best home-made crown or tiara. Raffle and faith supper, admission £2.50. Dance music by Mildred to include old time dances from 50 years ago, organised by Gwen and Alan Hodgson. Proceeds will go to Cystic Fibrosis Research, all welcome.

Studios Event

On two weekends in June, 8/9 and 15/16, the art studio of Janette Boskett at Key Green Farmhouse, Egton Grange will be open to visitors from 10.30am to 5.30pm as part of the North Yorkshire Studios Event. Original paintings and drawings will on view, with greeting cards etc. Appointments may also be made to visit the studio during the week between the two weekends by ringing 895190. A free Open Studios brochure can be obtained by ringing 01756 748529.

Jumble sale

St Hedda’s School is having a jumble sale on Saturday 8 June, 2-4pm, in the village hall. Refreshments available, all welcome.

Egton Ladies’ Group

The next meeting of Egton Ladies’ Group will be at Egton CofE School on Wednesday June 5 . Ladies are asked to meet at the school at 1.30pm

Whist Drive

There will be a military whist drive in the parish hall on Tuesday June 4 at 7.30pm , all welcome.

Egton Surgery

Egton Surgery important meeting - the Government intends to change the way in which rural doctors’ practices are to be funded as part of initiatives they are introducing in the NHS. All patients of Egton Surgery are invited to attend a meeting in the village hall to discuss these proposals and agree a course of action to try and stop the change that is being planned. The meeting will be on Tuesday June 18 at 7pm.

Summer Fayre

Egton CofE Primary School is to hold its annual summer fayre at the school on Friday June 21 from 3.30pm to 5pm. There will be many stalls, games and a barbecue. Everyone welcome.

Community library

The Esk Valley Community Library is open to all members of the community on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3.15-5.15pm. There is a good range of adult and children’s books and it is held in the parish rooms at the rear of St Hedda’s School. Volunteers are always welcome to help run the library.

Egton School

Prospective parents and children are invited to contact Egton CofE Primary School to make an appointment for a personal tour and visit. This is an opportunity to see the school at work and play. Ring the school on 895369.

Egton Parish Hall

Egton Parish Hall is available to hire. For bookings contact Mrs J Harrison at 6 Ingham Close, Sleights on 811609. Regular events in Egton Parish Hall: Monday, 7-9pm social sequence dancing; Tuesday, 7.30pm short mat bowling, first Tuesday in each month, 7.30pm whist drive;

Wednesday, social sequence dancing 2-4pm (except first Wednesday in month); first Wednesday in each month, 2pm Ladies’ Fellowship; Thursday, adult tap classes, beginners 6.30-7.30pm, advanced 7.30-8.30pm; Friday, the first in each month, dancing to group music, 7pm, £2.50.


Fly the flag on the large flagpole in the village, on the playing field, for a special occasion or a special person. Contact David or Sheila Nicolls on 895610. All donations for charity.


Plant sale

The recent Fryup annual plant sale and coffee morning raised over £600 for village hall funds. Many thanks to all who attended and those who generously donated plants. The next event will be a treasure hunt on June 28 - details to follow.

Forthcoming events

Forthcoming events at Fryup Village Hall: June 28, treasure hunt; July 13, craft exhibition and tea; August 4, Fryup walk and barbecue; November 23, WI Christmas fayre; December 14, coffee morning with Christmas decorations and stalls.

Fryup Village Hall

To book Fryup Village Hall ring Ann Ward on 897317. The village hall is on Facebook. To keep up with news of events and to view photos, go to and click ‘like’.


Heather Quilters

The Heather Quilters patchwork group meets fortnightly on Wednesdays in the Robinson Institute. The next meeting is on Wednesday June 12, 1.30-4.30pm. New members welcome, for details email

Safari lunch

Safari Sunday lunch on Sunday July 14. Sittings to start at noon. This is a circular route around Glaisdale Dale where walking is an option. For details or to book tickets ring Sue on 897351.

Safari suppers

Glaisdale School safari supper on Saturday June 15, organised by the PTFA to raise funds for the school. Sittings begin at 5pm, stations in Glaisdale for pre-dinner drinks, starters, main course, desserts and coffee. Some transport may be available, please check when booking. Tickets £15, £7.50 for age 11 and under. Tombola prize donations appreciated. To book ring 897218 daytime and 897038 evenings.

Glaisdale and Lealholm churches Midsummer safari supper on Friday June 21. Sittings from 6pm. Tickets from Catherine Hatch on 897637. All proceeds for the parishes of St Thomas and St James.

Esk Valley Theatre

Friends of EVT fund-raising events - Brian Lake will lead a walk through woods and lanes in Glaisdale, taking time to enjoy and identify birds and other wildlife. Meeting at 10am on Tuesday June 11, the walk will not be strenuous, will take approximately two-and-a-half hours and will include time for a picnic, if so desired. Numbers will have to be restricted to the first 20 applicants. To book a place contact Brian on 897577 or email; Sunday June 23, pub quiz, 8pm at The Board Inn, Lealholm.

Esk Valley Theatre presents ‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’ by Neil Simon at the Robinson Institute, from August 9-31. Monday to Saturdays at 7.30pm. Matinees at 2.30pm on various dates (contact the box office for details or visit

The theatre also presents the Pocket Panto Company in 
‘Cinderella’ on Friday August 23 at 2pm.


Dalesfolk next meets today, Friday May 31, at 2pm when Brian Lake will show slides of ‘A Journey with Giles and Mary Heron’. The competition is for something beginning with the letter R.

Open Gardens

Glaisdale Open Gardens will take place on Saturday June 29 and Sunday June 30. Gardens open from 11am-5pm, admission £4, under 16s free. Programmes giving admission to all gardens and events available at Glaisdale village shop from June 1, the Robinson Institute or Church Rooms or at any open gardens on the day. Craft and plant fair, scarecrows and refreshments. Proceeds for local charities, all welcome.

Glaisdale Cricket Club

Anyone wishing to join Glaisdale Cricket Club 100 Club please get in touch with Rob Anscombe on 07904 687079.

Glaisdale Cricket Club is seeking a groundsman for the up and coming season. Any enquiries please ring Alex Burtt on 07984 856027.

Fitness class

Boot Camp – a fitness class at the Robinson Institute on Fridays, 6.30-7.30pm, all round cardio and strength workout to improve fitness.

Robinson Institute

Activities in the Robinson Institute: Mondays: playgroup 9am, Zumba, 6.15pm; Tuesdays: ballet 4pm; Thursdays: Glaisdale’s Own Gym 5.30pm; Fridays: playgroup 9am. Anyone interested in booking the Robinson Institute should ring Sue on 897351.

Dog fouling

The parish council has been made aware of increasing instances where dogs are being allowed to foul parts of the parish - in particular Park View - without the mess being removed by the dog owners concerned. It is an offence punishable by a fine of up to £1,000 where action is taken. Pick up after your dog - it can be disposed of in any litter bin or in green domestic waste bins at home.



Would you be interested in becoming the Goathland correspondent? For details contact Bernice Smith on 829910.

Goathland YCA

Goathland YCA is inviting both men and women to an open meeting in the village hall on Thursday July 4, 2-4pm. Admission free but donations for ACWW, there will be a cake stall, raffle and refreshments. Speaker Hazel Armstrong is active in the Associated Country Women of the World organisation, has visited many of the projects supported by the group, working with some of the poorest women in the world, helping to provide clean water supplies, health facilities, education, self sufficiency programmes and simple business opportunities. For further details contact Brenda on 896400 or Sarah on 896144.

Goathland YCA sale in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice will be held in the village hall on Tuesday August 6 from 10.30am-2pm. George Syrett, accordianist, accompanied by Sue Walker, will entertain with music and there will be various stalls including tombola, cakes, produce, books, pictures and new or nearly new stall. Donations would be appreciated for any of the above and can be left with Sarah at the Vicarage, 896144, and cakes and produce can be brought to the hall from 9.30am onwards on the day. As usual, all offers of help would be appreciated. Admission £1, to include refreshments and all proceeds will go to St Catherine’s Hospice. All welcome.

Hog roast

Goathland Hunt hog roast on Saturday June 15 at Woodhill Farm. For tickets ring Dicky on 07778 803738 or Gill on 07866 273208.

Craft fair

Goathland Village Hall craft fair in the village hall from Tuesday June 11 to Thursday June 13, all welcome.

Parish Council

If you would like to receive notices, agendas, minutes of the parish council via email, contact Jenny Attridge –

Goathland Village Hall

Activities in the village hall: Mondays 2-4pm badminton; Tuesdays, 2pm Art Group, 7pm Keep Fit; Wednesdays 2-4pm carpet bowls; Thursdays 6.30pm to 9.30pm junior badminton and table tennis; Fridays 6pm to 9pm Youth Group. The village hall is available for parties, functions, classes etc. For details contact Sue Beckton on 896022.


Community Library

The community library at the Old School Coffee Shop has a new stock of books from North Yorkshire County Council’s collection. The library is open to all residents and those from surrounding villages. There is no obligation to buy coffee. Please check for opening times.

Parish Council

The next meeting of Grosmont Parish Council will be on Tuesday June 11 at 7.30pm in the cricket pavilion.

Writers’ Group

Grosmont Writers’ Group meets next on Thursday June 13 at 8.30pm in The Crossing Club. New members always welcome. Meetings are run by Antony Wootten.

Gardening Club

The next meeting of Grosmont Gardening Club is at 2pm on Wednesday June 19 in St Matthew’s Parish Church.

Tuesday Club

Grosmont Tuesday Club will be visiting Sunderland dog track on Wednesday June 19 (not June 5 as stated last week). The bus leaves at 5.15pm from outside the Co-op. For details contact Margaret Beesley on 895205.



There will be a concert at All Saints’ Church on Friday June 7 at 7.30pm, with Lealholm Choir. Refreshments, raffle, admission £3, all welcome.


Then and Now Exhibition in All Saints’ Church on Friday August 2, 7-9pm, and on Saturday August 3 and Sunday August 4 from 10.30am-5pm. Organisers would appreciate help and anything that would be of interest, no matter how small. Contact Celia Doubleday 880646, C Pinnock 880724, Jean Ward 880739 and Mary Cummins 601988.

Quiz night

Quiz night at the Hare and Hounds on Tuesdays, at 9.30pm. Raffle and refreshments, all welcome.

Fun Day

Fun Day and table tot sale on Saturday June 8 in the village hall, 11am-3pm. There will be a baby and tots jumble, tombola, barbecue, bouncy castle, face-painting, cake stall and refreshments with lots of actities. Proceeds for Fylingdales pre-school, free entry and parking, all welcome.

Village Hall

Hawsker Village Hall is available for all types of activities and private functions. Ring Derek on 880185. Activities in the village hall: Mondays, dog club 6-7pm; Tuesdays, (second in the month) Hawsker WI, 7.15pm; Wednesdays, carpet bowls 2.30-4.30pm, martial arts 7-9.30pm; Thursdays, dog club 6-8pm; Fridays, whist drives 7.30pm.

Hawsker WI

Hawsker WI meets in the village hall on the second Tuesday of the month at 7.15pm. New members and visitors welcome at £3, to include refreshments.

Dominoes drive

Dominoes drive tomorrow, Saturday June 1, in Hawsker Village Hall, 8pm start, £1.50 to include tea and sandwiches, all welcome.

Parish Council AGM

Hawsker-cum-Stainsacre Parish Council AGM takes place on Tuesday June 4 at 7.15pm in the village hall. The monthly meeting is to follow at 7.30pm. All parishioners welcome.

Church hire

All Saints’ Church is available for hire, £7 per hour, tea making facilities available. To book ring 601988.

School hire

Hawsker-cum-Stainsacre Primary School has a new, fully carpeted facility for hire at weekends or during the day. Kitchen facilities available with toilets (including disabled) on site. Contact the school secretary on 602772 or email


Methodist Chapel

The Hinderwell Methodist Chapel Spring Bank Holiday Monday coffee morning was well supported and raised £340 for chapel funds. Grateful thanks to all who donated and attended this event.

Tennis Courts

Play tennis in Hinderwell. Book courts and collect the key from Hinderwell Post Office. Adults £4 Under 16’s/Students £2. The courts are behind the village hall.

Summer fair

Oakridge CP School PTFA is holding its summer fair at the school on Thursday June 27 from 6pm to 8pm. Various stalls include a cake stall, tombola, raffle, children’s stalls and a bouncy assault course. Anyone wishing to have a stall should contact the school on 840255. There is also a fancy dress competition for the children. Refreshments are available, all welcome.

Parish Council

Hinderwell Parish Council’s annual meeting was held in Staithes and 20 residents and councillors attended. The clerk’s annual report was read and accepted. Residents raised issues with the council and good feedback was received for the council’s work over the past year. To read the clerk’s report and minutes of council meetings visit:

Brown Cow

Dominoes at the Brown cow raised £115 for Save Our Strays. Winners: 1 Pauline Harrison, 2 Alice Duell, 3 John Goddard, least Eddie Hicks. A quiz by Mark Yeoman riased £66.50 for the junior cricketers. On Tuesday June 4 there will be a dominoes drive to raise money for Beth Mead, 8pm for 8.30pm start. On Tuesday June 11 there will be a quiz by Chunky Tiger with proceeds for Cystic Fibrosis, 9.15pm start, all welcome.


Faith supper

A faith supper will be held at the Ley Hall tomorrow, Saturday June 1, from 6pm onwards, to celebrate 60 years since the Queens Coronation. Tea and coffee will be provided but bring own drinks. Crowns may be worn but are optional.

Pub quiz

Pub quiz on Sunday June 23 at 8pm at the Board Inn with all proceeds for the Esk Valley Theatre, all welcome.

100 Plus Club

Lealholm CC 100 Plus Club May draw results: £20 Mr J Warner, £10 Miss C Walker, TA Snaith, £5 Mr W Hodgson, Miss PA Welford, Mr and Mrs G Richardson, Mrs PM Anderson.


Chapel anniversary

Littlebeck Methodist Church will celebrate its chapel anniversary on Sunday June 2. The service at 2.30pm will be led by the Rev Stephen Burgess, chairman of the York and Hull district of the Methodist Church. A family ramble will follow the service at about 3.45pm and afterwards there will be a shared tea in the schoolroom. The evening service at 6.30pm will be an ecumenical songs of praise led by the Rev Helen Drummond.There will be no service at Briggswath that night as the congregation will be joining Littlebeck. All are welcome to any part of or all of the day.

Lunchtime Fellowship

The Littlebeck Lunchtime Fellowship for June will be held in Littlebeck Methodist Church from noon until 1pm on Thursday June 6. Bring your lunch and drinks will be provided.



Dominoes at The Stiddy on Monday will be for the air ambulance, 8pm start, supper, raffle, good prizes, all welcome.

Mulgrave Castle

Mulgrave Castle will be opening its gardens to the public on Sunday June 2, 2-5pm, with all proceeds for Whitby St John Ambulance. Refreshments available, with fund-raising stalls - plants, bric-a-brac, books and tombola. Admission £3, children under 16 50p. All welcome.

Lunch Club

Lythe Village Hall Lunch Club meets on Thursday June 20 for ham and egg salad, potato salad and rhubarb crumble and ice cream. To book ring Sally on 893226 or Wendy on 893536. New members always welcome.

Lythe Show

Date for the diary - Lythe Show will take place on September 14.


The White Hart

Charity dominoes at the White Hart raised £190 for Hinderwell Village Show. There will be no dominoes on Tuesday June 4 as it is the fun pub quiz for Christian Aid, quizmaster Piers. There will be a special dominoes on Sunday June 9 for Lythe School.

Folk Club

There will be no folk club tomorrow, Saturday June 1, but there will be a performance by Love and Gold, modern and contemporary music, something for everyone. Admission free, all welcome.

Robin Hood’s Bay


Bingo at Fylingdales Village Hall, on alternate Thursdays. Next bingo is June 13 at 2pm. Five games for £1, cash prizes, followed by dominoes drive at 3pm. All ages welcome to come and join in the fun for one event or both.


Hot drinks are available at Fylingdales Village Hall during the new supermobile library visit on Mondays. Call in and enjoy meeting friends and have a chat. Next date is June 10, 9.30am-noon. No charge, but any donations are welcome for village hall improvement funds.

Exhibition and sale

Tony Clegg, ‘On a Perfect Beach in a Perfect Bay’, exhibition and sale of paintings of villages and landscapes of the East coast, daily until Sunday June 2, National Trust Old Coastguard Station, 10am-4pm, free admission.

Bay museum

Robin Hood’s Bay Museum, Fisherhead, is open today, Friday May 31, noon-4pm and daily (excluding Saturdays) from Sunday June 2 through to Sunday June 30, 2-4pm, free entry. Bookings can be made outside school hours and other groups, please email or ring Maggie Burchill 881252.

Laughter Club

Laughter Club, Wednesday June 12, 2-3pm, Fylingdales Village Hall. Learn to laugh for health and happiness with a certified Laughter Yoga leader. All welcome, it’s free, but donations welcome to cover costs. For more information, contact Laura on 880908, email, or follow on Twitter @rhbaylaughter.

Quiz night

Charity quiz night at the Laurel Inn on Wednesdays at 9.30pm, all welcome.

Coffee morning

Coffee mornings at Robin Hood’s Bay Methodist Church on Thursdays, 10am-noon, all welcome.

Folk Weekend

Folk Weekend in Robin Hood’s Bay from Friday June 7 to Monday June 9. A free weekend of music sessions and singarounds, starting 8.30pm on Friday at Ye Dolphin with the Folk Club night. Events take place throughout the weekend in Ye Dolphin, the Bay Hotel, and in the Dock. Events are free, raffle available. For more information visit

Film Premiere

Film premiere A Man Came From the Sea – a short work filmed in Robin Hood’s Bay. Two showings on Saturday June 15, 3pm and 7.30pm, along with two other short films – A Man Came Behind the Seanes and The Journey Home. Tickets £1, to book ring Katy Donkersley on 881042 or email Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. Refreshments and bar available.


Exhibition of Batiks celebrating birth, life, death and beyond, Old St Stephen’s Church, daily from June 1 until August 31. Special exhibition opening on Saturday June 1, 7-9pm, with music, wine, and candlelight. All welcome.

Isabel Blincow exhibition of paintings, Saturday June 8 and Sunday June 9, 10am-4.30pm at the Old Coastguard Station, the Dock. Free admission, all welcome.

Guided Walk

‘Starfish and Standing Stones’, guided walk with Chris Hansell, guest wildlife ranger with the Hawk and Owl Trust, Sunday June 2, 10.30am-12.30pm. Two-mile walk taking in the flora, fauna, and history of Latter Gate Hills and Standing Stones Rigg. Booking essential, 01439 772738, bring packed lunch. Meeting at Brow Top car park Fylingthorpe NZ930045.

Horticultural Society

Fylingdales Horticultural Society summer outing this year is on June 19 to Harlow Carr RHS Garden. Coach pick up at Robin Hood’s Bay, Fylingthorpe, Hawsker, Whitby and Sleights. Cost £15, contact Kathryn Brown on 880476 to book.

Open Gardens

Open Gardens, Sunday June 9, 11am-5pm, Robin Hoods Bay and Fylingthorpe. More than 20 gardens open, refreshments available, tombola, book and plant sales, live music, table top stalls. Tickets £5 adult (accompanied children under 16 are free), available at Station Road Stores and at signposted gardens, funds raised go to the Alzheimer’s Society. For details call Sue 880948.

Craft fair

Craft Fair, Fylingdales Village Hall, Sunday June 9, 10am-4.30pm. A variety of local crafts will be on sale together with refreshments and home-baked cakes, etc. Free admission, donations to Yorkshire Air Ambulance. All welcome.

Open Studios

Open Studios, Rebecca Corner willow work, open studio, 14 Middlewood Lane, Fylingthorpe, Saturday June 8 and Sunday June 9 and Saturday June 15 and Sunday June 16, 10.30am-5.30pm.

Fylingthorpe WI

Fylingthorpe WI meeting on Monday June 10, 2pm, at Wibury, Mount Pleasant North. Carolyn Fisher will be speaking on ‘Models 1 in 12 Scale’. All welcome.


Quiz night

The Bridge Inn has a quiz night every Thursday at 8.30pm.

Village hall AGM

Ruswarp Village Hall AGM is on Friday June 14 at 6pm, all welcome. Committee members/friends are needed, anyone interested please ring 601954 for details.



Dominoes at the Beach Hotel raised £92.50 for the Royal Engineers. Winners: 1 Joe Summerson, 2 Beryl Willis, 3 Arnold Williamson, 4 Ted Hicks, least Dennis Welford. Dominoes on Thursday will be for RAFA, 8pm start, raffle, good prizes, all welcome.


Turned wood and beaded jewellery at the Pyman Institute tomorrow, Saturday June 1 until Monday June 3, 10am-4pm, free admission with profits for CAFOD.


Patient Participation

Patient Participation week is on Tuesday June 4, 3.30-5.30pm and Wednesday June 5, 9-11am. Members of Sleights Churchfield Surgery Patient Participation Group will be present to hear any concerns you may have about health care and how it could be improved. There will be details of the many local organisations and support groups who help cope with illness. Come and share your views. It is hoped that a similar meeting is to be set up at the Sandsend practice.

Dominoes drive

Dominoes drive at the Salmon Leap Hotel at 8pm on Tuesday with proceeds for St Catherine’s Hospice, all welcome.

Quiz nights

Quiz night at the Salmon Leap Hotel on Wednesday June 5 at 9pm, all welcome.

Quiz night at the Plough Inn on Tuesday June 4, all welcome.

Village hall AGM

Sleights Village Hall AGM is on Thursday June 6 at 10am in the Joyce Sergeant Room. Local members of the public are welcome to attend. See website for details.

Parish Council

Eskdaleside-cum-Ugglebarnby Parish Council meets in the village hall on Monday June 3. Planning available from 7pm and the meeting starts at 7.30pm, all parishioners welcome.


Fit-4-You, 50 plus exercise, seated or standing, working out joints and chat over a cuppa. First and third Saturday mornings of each month, 9.45-11.15am in the Briggswath and Sleights Methodist Church hall. Come along or for details contact Cathy Harland on 07788 511839.


Dance yourself fit with Zumba in the village hall on Mondays at 6.45pm and Wednesdays, 8-9pm. Sensible shoes, comfortable clothing, bring lots of water, all welcome.

Craft Group

Briggswath and Sleights Methodist Church Craft Group (formerly Knit and Knatter) meets in the schoolroom every Tuesday afternoon, 2-4pm, all welcome.

Dance class

Dance for Pleasure in the village hall with John and Jane, for an evening of ballroom, latin and sequence dancing, every Friday 7.30-8.15pm for basic dancing for beginners and 8.15pm to 10.30pm for social dancing for all abilities. Tea and coffee available. For details ring Jane on 896679.

Model Railway Club

Whitby and District Model Railway Club meets in Church House at 7.30pm on Wednesday evenings. For details contact Mr D Griffiths on 606050 or Mr P Gallon on 840603.


Quiz night

The Fox and Hounds at Dalehouse has a quiz every Thursday night at 9.30pm, with all proceeds going to Dalewood House, everyone welcome.


The Supermobile Library service will be at the car park between 5-7pm on Thursday May 23.


Christ Church fete

The Christ Church annual fete is on Saturday July 20 in St Anne’s Hall at 2pm. There will be various stalls, tombola, cakes, pik-a-stik, bric-a-brac, books and nearly new clothes (not jumble). Donations would be much appreciated and can be left at 4 The Green or ring Joe on 840692. Raffle prizes for the grand draw also appreciated.


A concert by Manhattan Voices, held in St Anne’s Hall, was a success with a sell out audience enjoying a superb evening’s entertainment. Organiser Anne Tindall would like to thank the choir and all those who helped make the evening so successful. Thanks to everyone who provided supper and prizes and to all who supported the night which raised £700 towards the kitchen refurbishment in the hall.