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News from around the villages for week commencing Friday 24 May


Safari supper

A meeting of St Margaret’s PCC will be held in the parish hall on Tuesday May 28 at 7.30pm.

Talent Night

The Forge Country Inn is hosting a talent night on Sunday May 26 at 6.30pm in aid of Women V Cancer. Free entry, all welcome.

Safari supper

The recent safari supper raised over £800 for Women V Cancer. Shirley wishes to thank Alison, Barbara, Penny and Claire and their helpers for giving their time and donations to make this a resounding success.


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 tonight, Friday May 24, at Whitby Pavilion Exhibition Hall.


The Supermobile Library will be at the corner of Ashfield Road, 2-4pm, on Thursday May 23.

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 Castleton Village Hall is in aid of the Castleton, Danby and District Bowling Club funds, all welcome.

Safari tea

Queen’s Coronation safari tea, Sunday June 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.


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 May 23 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.

Bank Holiday Sale

Sale in aid of Cancer Research UK on Bank Holiday Monday, May 27, at Bridge Green from 10am onwards. Stalls include cake stall, preserves, plants, bric-a-brac and small household items.

Danby Moors Centre

Danby Moors Centre half term activities: Monday May 27, Have a Go Archery; Tuesday May 28, Tree-shirts, Landscape painting with watercolours; Wednesday May 29, Bella the Butterfly, Butterfly and Dragonfly art workshop, Recycled art; Thursday May 30, Creep Crawly Hidden World, Worm Charming Champs; Saturday June 1, Moths on the Moor. Most events have limited places and are bookable. Further details including costs and age ranges telephone (01439) 772738 or call in at the Danby Moors Centre.


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 on Friday May 31, will be held at the Wheatsheaf at 8pm, all welcome

Old time dancing

The next dance in the village hall is tonight, Friday May 24, an evening of dancing to live music by Alan and his accordion. Admission is £2.50 with a faith supper, 7pm start.

On Friday June 7 there will be a dance 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.


Plant sale

The popular Fryup annual plant sale and coffee morning is on Saturday May 25 from 10am-noon at Fryup Village Hall. A chance to restock your garden after winter.

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 May 29, 10.30am-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 on 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.



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

Goathland Hunt

Goathland Hunt summer dance tonight, Friday May 24, at Dunsley Hall, 7pm for 7.30pm. For more details or to book tickets ring Jeanette on 07792 462343.

Craft fair

Goathland Village Hall craft fair, in the village hall, from Monday May 27 to Wednesday May 29, all welcome. For further information contact Sarah on 896144.

Goathland YCA

Goathland YCA is inviting both men and women to an open meeting in the village hall on Thursday 4 July, 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.


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.

Writers’ Group

The next meeting of Grosmont Writers’ Group is on Thursday May 30 at 8.30pm in The Crossing Club. It is led by Antony Wootten and new members are always welcome.

Tuesday Club

The next meeting of Grosmont Tuesday Club will be on a Wednesday June 5 (not a Tuesday) and will be at Sunderland Dogs. Times and details from Margaret Beesley on 895205. New members welcome.



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

The village hall committee will hold its AGM at 7pm on Tuesday May 28 and send an open invitation to all residents to come along and have a tea or coffee and see the progress being made with the refurbishment of the toilets and kitchen. New members needed and help needed for indoor painting. Contact Derek Harmer on 880185.

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.

The village hall committee wish to thank the whist group for their very generous donation of £100 for hall funds.

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 on 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.



Eyes down for half term Bingo in support of the sports club on Thursday May 30 at the Brown Cow, 6pm for 6.30pm. All welcome.

Let’s Play

Let’s Play – free play sessions for parents/carers with children under five. Mondays during term time, Hinderwell Village Hall, 9.30-11.30am. Contact 01609 533819 for details.

Old School

St Hilda’s Old School is available for hire at £6 per hour to include use of kitchen. If your club/group/committee requires a room for meetings, coffee mornings or dominoes drives then contact Janet Lonsdale on 840038.

Village Hall

Activities in the village hall now include: Monday, Whitby Children’s Centre, 9.30-11.30am, indoor bowls 2-4pm, Bridge Club 7-9pm; Wednesday, 10am-12.30pm Craft Group; Friday, indoor bowls 2-4pm. Pay to play hourly bookings for badminton and table tennis. Ideal venue for private parties, music, theatrical performances and fund-raising events (wall and ceiling drapes available), ring 840196 to book the hall or for details.

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.

Wesley Day

A circuit Wesley Day celebration will be held tonight, Friday May 24, at 7.30pm in Hinderwell Methodist Chapel. This will be an evening of Wesley hymns interspersed with thoughts on Methodist heritage. Led by Thelma Hobday with organist and soloist Jonathan Piercy. Supper to follow. All welcome.

Coffee morning

There will be a bank holiday coffee morning at Hinderwell Methodist Chapel on Monday May 27, 10-11.30am. Usual stalls, raffle etc, with proceeds for chapel funds, all welcome.


Ley Hall

Bookings for the Ley Hall are now being taken by Gareth and Sally Gibbons at Lealholm Village Shop, 897310.

Tea and matinee

Shared tea and matinee in the Ley Hall on Tuesday May 28 at 2pm, all welcome.

Art Exhibition

Annual art exhibition by Lealholm Painting Group at the Ley Hall from Saturday May 25 to Monday May 27, 10am-5pm. Refreshments served, all welcome.

Faith supper

A faith supper will be held at the Ley Hall on 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.

Lealholm Chapel

Lealholm Chapel is holding its annual coffee morning on Monday May 27 at the chapel, 10am-noon. Usual stalls, all welcome.


Dominoes drive

Dominoes drive in Littlebeck Village Hall tonight, Friday May 24, at 7.45pm. A pie and peas supper will be served and there will be a raffle. Entry is £4 for adults and £2 for children. All welcome.



Zumba class in the village hall on Tuesdays, 7.30-8.30pm. Bring lots of water and wear comfortable shoes, all welcome.

Craft Group

Lythe Village Hall craft group meets on the first Monday of each month from 9.30am-noon. Bring any craft, knitting, crochet, needlework, patchwork or quilting etc, £1 charge, all welcome.


Dominoes at The Stiddy raised £185 for Mulgrave Cricket Club. Winners: 1 Bert Dooley, 2 Stan Leadbeater, 3 John Turford, 4 Alice Duell, least Sandra Young. There will be no dominoes on Monday May 27. Dominoes on Monday June 3 at 8pm will be for the air ambulance. 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.


The White Hart

Charity dominoes at the White Hart raised £94 for Mickleby Village Hall. Dominoes on Tuesday will be for Goldsborough Under 9s Football Club.

Folk Club

The White Hart Folk Club meets tomorrow at 8.30pm. Singers and musicians particularly welcome. Please note that there will be no folk club on Saturday June 1, but there will be a performance by Love and Gold, modern and contemporary music, something for everyone. Admission free, all welcome.


Newholm-cum-Dunsley Parish Council’s AGM is on Tuesday May 28 at 7.30pm in the village hall. All parishioners welcome.

Robin Hood’s Bay


Bingo at Fylingdales Village Hall, on alternate Thursdays. Next bingo is May 30 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 May 27, 9.30am-noon. No charge, but any donations are welcome for village hall improvement funds.

Folk Club

Folk Club with special guest Cherrington & Ward, Friday May 24 at Ye Dolphin Pub, King Street, from 8.30pm. Free admission, raffle, all welcome.

May Queen

May Queen ceremony, Friday May 24, departing Fylingdales School at 1.15pm with crowning of the Queen in the Dock at 2pm. Usual entertainments follow (but if raining, events will take place in village hall).

Bridge Club

Fylingdales Bridge/Cards Club, new club forming. If you are interested contact Norman on 880534 or email

History Group

Fylingdales Local History Group Archives are open every Monday (except bank holidays), 2-4pm, in the Upper Room of the Methodist Chapel. For more information ring 880336, or see website


Rainbows, Brownies, and Guides meet at Thorpe Methodist Church Hall, Tuesday evenings, 7.30-9pm. New members welcome.


Junior football training in Fyling Hall School sports hall on Wednesdays 6.30-8pm, £2, contact Neil Brearley on 07969 108192.

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, Saturday May 25 to Sunday June 2, National Trust Old Coastguard Station, 10am-4pm, free admission.

Fossil walks

Fossil walks with the North East Yorkshire Geology Trust, Tuesday May 28, 11.30am-1.30pm; Thursday May 30, 2-4pm. See fossils of hundreds of Jurassic sea creatures, £2 per person, free for members of the Geology Trust, meet at slipway at the Dock. For details ring 881000 or email

Bay museum

Robin Hood’s Bay Museum, Fisherhead, is open Sunday May 26 through to 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, Tuesday May 28, 7-8pm, in the village hall. Learn to laugh for health and happiness with a certified Laughter Yoga leader. Entry free, but donations welcome to cover costs. For details contact Laura on 880908, email, or follow on Twitter @rhbaylaughter.

Antique fair

Antique and collectors fair, Saturday May 25, Sunday May 26, and Monday May 27, 10am-4.30pm, Fylingdales Village Hall. All welcome, refreshments available.

Village Hall

Fylingdales Village Hall is available for groups or individuals to hire for dances, plays, parties, sports events, meetings, training courses, fundraising events, wedding receptions, etc. Ring Rosemary Holtz 880756 for further information, or visit the website

Victorian Weekend

If you are interested in helping with this year’s event from December 6-8, please contact Barbara on 880915.

Cricket Club

The cricket club is seeking donations of books, records, and bric-a-brac for its Sunny Summer Sundays stall. Phone 880080 for collection, or drop off at 3 Thorpe Lane.


Yoga classes in the village hall, 11am-12.30pm every Thursday and from 5-6.30pm. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels. For details contact Penny on 881253.

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


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.

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.

Churches Together

Fylingdales Churches Together Messy Church - fun, crafts, food, celebration - in Fylingthorpe Village Hall on Thursday May 30, 2-4pm, for all the family (children must be accompanied by an adult).


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 drive

Charity dominoes drive at the Fox Inn on Sunday May 26 at 8.30pm. Supper and good prizes, all welcome.



Dominoes at the Beach Hotel raised £105.50 for Hawkesgarth Lodge Care Home. Winners: 1 Derrick Harding, 2 Bernard Stonehouse, 3 Beryl Thompson, 4 Robert Harland, least Sue Brown. Dominoes on Thursday at 8pm will be for the Zoe’s Place, raffle, good prizes, all welcome.

Duck race

A duck race will take place on Sunday May 26 at Sandsend from 1pm. The ducks will be released at 3pm. Various stalls, bouncy castle, book stall, cake stall, tombola and cream teas - which will be by St Mary’s Church. The event is being held to raise funds for Lythe Village Hall. Tickets for ducks will be available on the day or from village hall committee members. They are also on sale from Sandsend Village Stores.

Craft fair

There will be a craft fair in the Pyman Institute at Sandsend tomorrow, Saturday May 25, Sunday May 26 and Monday May 27 from 10am-4.30pm. All welcome, admission free.

Charity cake stall

Christian Aid cake stall, with delicious home-made cakes will be on the parade near Sandsend Stores tomorrow, Saturday May 25, from 10am. This is to raise funds for the Mulgrave benefice’s Christian Aid effort. To donate cakes contact Clare on 840708.


Dominoes drive

Dominoes drive at the Salmon Leap Hotel at 8pm on Tuesday with proceeds for Cancer Research, all welcome.

Quiz nights

Quiz night at the Salmon Leap Hotel on Wednesday May 29 at 9pm, all welcome.

Quiz night at the Plough Inn on Tuesday May 28, 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.

Church House

Activities in Church House: Mondays, St John’s mums and toddlers 1.30-3pm; 
Wednesdays, Whitby Model Railway Club 7.30pm; Thursdays, flower arranging classes 2pm; Sleights Singers 7.15-9pm. Church House is available for meetings or functions, ring Peter MacDonald on 810275.

Sleights Village Hall

Sleights Village Hall is available to hire for dances, concerts, parties, meetings and social gatherings. For bookings and details contact the secretary on 07570 413748, email The website has a fresh look and feel and offers a wide range of new and improved features –

Mums and Toddlers

Sleights Mums and Toddlers meet in Sleights Village Hall for the start of the new term, 1.30-3pm on Thursdays. Children 0-5 years welcome with parent/carers, £1.50 per session. For details contact Louise on 811937 or Charlotte on 07990 907443.

St John’s Church Mums and Toddlers Group meets on Mondays 1.30-3pm, children 0-5 years welcome with parents/carers, £1.50 per session. For details ring Janet on 810275.

Sleights Pre-school, quality funded provision for three and four year olds, run by qualified Early Years staff. Open Monday to Friday, 9am-noon, term time only. Parent and toddler sessions, Tuesdays and Fridays, noon-1pm, term time only, £1 per session. For details ring 810395.

Baby Play

Baby Play, free play sessions for parents/carers with babies under 18 months, Thursdays during term-time at Sleights School, 10-11.30am. Ring (01609) 533819 for details.

Let’s Play

Let’s Play, free play sessions for parents/carers with children under five. Wednesdays during term-time at Sleights School, 9.30-11am. Ring (01609) 533819 for details.


Sneaton Village Hall

Sneaton Village Hall is an ideal venue for holding various events, parties, exercise classes, fund-raising events, meetings, craft fairs and overnight or weekend stays. To take advantage of the reduced hire fees this year, contact Zoe Shardlow for details and bookings on 605212 or email


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.

Coble Courier

Coble Courier Bus – for bookings and enquiries ring Christel on 841768. New volunteer drivers are urgently needed. If you feel you can help on an occasional basis ring Mike on 840900.

Staithes Village Hall

Activities in Staithes Village Hall: Fridays, 7pm country dancing; Saturdays, 7.30pm dominoes drive; second Monday in the month, 7pm Staithes WI; last Tuesday in the month, 10-11.30am, coffee morning for hall funds. For bookings ring 840374 or 07891 607786.

Coffee morning

Coffee morning in the village hall on Tuesday May 28, 10am to 11.30am. Raffle and tombola. Staithes Communities 100 Club draw will take place and the community police officer will be present. All welcome.

Harbour dues

Berth holders are advised that payment for harbour dues for 2013 must be made to N Fowler by Friday May 31. Failure to pay shall lead to forfeiture of the berth.

Film show

Second showing of Staithes Film Show in the village hall, Thursday May 30 at 7pm. Entry £3, tea and biscuits included. Proceeds to Staithes Village Hall and St Peter’s Centre, all welcome.

Let’s Play

Let’s Play, free play sessions for parents/carers with children under five. Tuesdays during term time in the Staithes Village Hall, 1.30-3pm. Ring (01609) 533819 for details.

Staithes Choir

The Men of Staithes Choir are looking for more members, meet in Captain Cook’s Inn every Thursday evening 7pm. For more details, call Nick Dudding on 841398.

Jazz Festival

The Staithes Jazz Festival takes place over three days starting today, Friday May 24. Seven top bands and guests. Bar and food. The festival culminates in a gospel concert preceded by a New Orleans brolly parade. For details contact www. or ring 841704.


Coin Trail

The great Ugthorpe Coin Trail will take place on Monday May 27 between St Anne’s Church and Christ Church. First coins to be laid at each church door at 10am. There will be stalls in St Anne’s Hall, with cakes, plants, bring and buy plus a raffle and refreshments. All welcome.

Old time dancing

Old time and sequence dance in St Anne’s Hall on Monday May 27, 8pm-midnight. Music by Night Owl. Admission £2.50, faith supper and raffle with all proceeds to 
Macmillan Nurses. Everyone welcome.