Margaret Easton

01423 323387

Coffee Morning: Boroughbridge Methodist Church has a Saturday coffee morning this Saturday from 10-11.30am. There will be stalls including baking, crafts and books. Everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy coffee, bacon butties and a chat.

Woodworking Demonstration: the John Boddy Timber Store in Boroughbridge has a free demonstration on Saturday with Ted Vickerman on repair and finishing. The demonstration runs from 10am-3pm with a break for lunch. For more information please email or see

Amblers: the group has a five mile walk at Copgrove and Brearton on Tuesday. Please meet in the car park in Back Lane for a 10am start and, for any more information about the walk, please contact 01423 340315. Lifts are available and transport sharing is encouraged.

Yore Film Society: the Yore Film Society has a screening of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, certificate PG, in the Coronation Hall on Tuesday at 8pm. The comedy drama tells the story of a fisheries expert approached by a consultant to help realise a sheik’s vision of bringing the sport of fly fishing to the desert, embarking on a upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.Tickets are £3.50, there is free parking and a bar, tea and coffee are available. If you would like more information or to volunteer, please contact the society on or go to

Antiques Society: the Boroughbridge Antiques Society meets on Tuesday at 7.45pm in the Coronation Hall when Brian Souter will give a talk, The Grand Tour. For more information please contact 01423 360711.

Christmas Carols and Crafts: St Mary’s Church in Lower Dunsforth has a Christmas Carols and Crafts event next Friday, November 22 from 4-7pm. Everyone is warmly invited to the event to enjoy a glass of Christmas cheer or hot chocolate with a variety of stalls to enjoy looking at including Gina Bean Art, Retro Dotty, Snappy’s, Phoenix cards and gifts, Melanie Feist featuring great gifts, handmade crafts and homemade produce. The event is in the beautiful setting of a candlelit St Mary’s with west Galley Music courtesy of Ure Music. All proceeds to the new church gates.

Friends of Roman Aldborough: Professor Joan Fletcher is giving a talk at Aldborough Village Hall next Friday, November 22, The Romans Come to Barnsley. Admission is free to members of FORA and £4 for non members, payable on the door. For more details please visit the website or ring 07711151516.

Pantomime: the Hightimers present Dick Whittington, a traditional family pantomime, written by Graham Yeadon, in the Coronation Hall at the end of November. There are performances on November 28, 29 and 30 and on December 5, 6 and 7 at 7.30pm with matinees at 2.30pm on the Saturdays. Tickets are £7.50 for adults with concession and children £5 and are available from DH and J Treharne Chemists, Boroughbridge Post Office, Claire Marie’s Fashions or from Michelle Henstock on 01765 607247. For more information please go to

Literacy and Dyslexia Workshop: the next meeting of the Harrogate and District group is being held out of the immediate area but many local people attend the meetings. There is a drop in session at Dyslexia Action, Ashbourne House, South Park Road, Harrogate on Thursday, November 21 from 7-9pm. This is a chance for parents and teaching professionals to view teaching resources, meet the staff and other HADLAD members, new members are welcome. Refreshments are provided. Please book your place by contacting Julie Moorhouse on 07515 462666 or email

Church Services: this Sunday there are services of Parish Communion at Aldborough at 8.30am and at Dunsforth at 9.30am with a Family Service at St James Church, Boroughbridge at 10am. Boroughbridge Methodist Church has Communion, led by the Rev P Malham. There is a service of Holy Communion at Skelton at 9.30am and a Family Service at Kirby Hill at 11am. On Wednesday there is Holy Communion at St James Church at 10.45am.