Chapel service: Sunday worship will be led by Mr Kevin Charlesworth at 10.30am in the Ebenezer Chapel.
Church services: there is no service on Sunday morning at St Andrew’s church. This year’s Remembrance day service will be held at 10.30am at the church of Ss Cuthbert and Oswald at Winksley. At 4pm there will be creative worship for Remembrance day with the Rev Caroline Falkingham and Liz Jarvis. This service will be at Kirkby Malzeard primary school. The midweek communion service starts at 10.30am on Wednesday.
Craft afternoon: bring along any knitting, needlework, rag rugging, card making or any other craft and join a friendly group of ladies at a craft afternoon that will be held in the mechanics’ institute from 2-4pm today. These sessions will be held every two weeks during the winter months.
Murder mystery night: the Ripon Rowel players present an evening with a difference, their latest mystery murder Murder at the pyramids or who’s in de nile of murder? It will be held at the mechanics’ institute tomorrow. The reception is from 7pm to 7.15pm. Come with your friends to help solve the mystery. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets, £10 each to include a 2 course supper, are on sale at Kirkby Malzeard Stores. The bar will be open.
Coffee morning: The annual Hospice coffee morning will be held at Ashfield House, the home of Drs Elizabeth and Mike Harford-Cross, from 10am to noon on Saturday. There will be home-made biscuits and coffee, Hospice cards and calendars for sale, a raffle and a cake and produce stall. The committee will be grateful for raffle prizes and contributions to the stall.
Cabaret 2013: the Christian Aid committee members are organising another evening of entertainment by local artists in the mechanics’ institute on Saturday. Like last year it’s a bring your own supper evening so please come with cutlery, drinks, glasses and your supper. Coffee and tea will be served by committee members. Supper, with soft music playing, will be from 7pm and the concert is from 8-9.30pm. Tables may be reserved by contacting Liz Witton, Sue Thomas or Emily Roberts.
Mechanics institute events: watercolour painting will be held from 9.45am-12.15pm, needlecraft from 1.30-3.30pm and badminton from 7.30pm today. The technical knockout class is from 9.15-10.15am and yoga starts at 1.45pm on Friday. On Tuesday the mixability exercise class is from 2-3pm and body blitz aerobics from 7-8pm.
Coffee morning: from 10am-noon on Tuesday there will be the monthly coffee morning at the Methodist Chapel with cakes and cards for sale.
Film night: the mechanics’ institute film night takes place on Friday, November 15 starting at 7.30pm. Please look in the entrance of the mechanics’ institute for more details.
Womens’ fellowship: Ruth Thomas and Janet Jordan will give the fellowship members an opportunity to sing their favourite hymns when they meet in the chapel schoolroom at 2.15pm on Wednesday, November 20.
Badapple theatre: the theatre company’s seasonal production, The mice who ate Christmas (or the real Silent Night story), written by Kate Bramley with music by Jez Lowe, will be staged at the mechanics’ institute on Thursday, November 21 starting at 7.30pm. It’s a delightfully upbeat Christmas story based on the legend surrounding the writing of Silent Night, a Christmas carol comedy for children aged eight years and upwards and one which adults will enjoy too. Tickets are £9.50/ £5 for under 16s and can be booked by phoning 01765 658438
Seed and cuttings swap: the first seed and cuttings swap shop was held in Kirkby Malzeard on Sunday October 20 and, despite the weather, was well attended. It was an opportunity for villagers to bring along plants and swap them for others, and also to gain some advice from Yorkshire in Bloom members who were there in force. It is hoped to organise a similar event next year in the new Jubilee garden.
Dinner: the Kirkby Malzeard Village in Bloom Committee held a successful supper on Saturday, October 26 in The Mechanics Institute. Over 55 people attended and thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment at the start of the evening – a mixture of singing by Noel Pearson and Andrea Widdison and a recitation from Pam Andrew! ThIs was followed by a lovely supper and then a brief talk by Pippa Manson on the important link between the Village in Bloom committee and St Andrew’s C of E School in Kirkby Malzeard. Due to the kind generosity of everyone at the supper evening, the total of £318.89 was raised for the school. This will be used for a gardening project the children are planning.
Aldfield - Church service: there is no service on Sunday in St Lawrence’s Church.
Dallowgill - Chapel service: there is no service on Sunday in Dallowgill chapel.
Meeting: the Discover Dallowgill History Project members will meet at Dallowgill chapel schoolroom at 3pm on Sunday. Jan Reed from History of Mashamshire will bring along documents from the solicitors’ archives in Masham for members to examine.
Galphay - Folk dance club: Mrs Porter’s is the band when members of the Highside folk dance club meet in the village institute from 8-10pm on Friday, November 15. The caller is Jan Porter. The charge is £3 for adults and 50p for children.
Craft fair: anyone wishing to book a stall (£10) for the craft fair to be held in the village institute from 10am on Saturday, December 7 should contact Elizabeth Metcalfe on 01765 650449 as soon as possible.
Grantley - Dancing: the mid-week dancing session will be held in the village hall from 7.30-10pm tonight.
Meeting: the November meeting of Grantley and Winksley WI members will be an afternoon meeting. It will be held in the village hall at 2pm on Wednesday. This will be a craft afternoon and members will make Christmas angels in various ways.
Meeting: Winksley cum Grantley young farmers club members meet in the village hall on Wednesday, November 20.
Dance: the next dance at the village hall will be held from 8pm to midnight on Saturday, November 23. Alan’s band will play and there will be a raffle and supper. This dance is to raise funds for Winksley cum Grantley young farmers.
Sawley - Chapel service: there is no service on Sunday in Sawley chapel.
Church service: the Family service with Liz Jarvis begins at 10.30am on Sunday in the Church of St Michael and All Angels.
Coffee morning: Sawley chapel’s coffee morning and gift day will be held from 10-11.30am on Saturday in the chapel. There will be cake and gift stalls.
Village hall events: table tennis begins at 7.30pm on Monday and at 7.30pm on Tuesday there will be a bowls match.
Meeting: members of the village hall committee meet in the village hall at 7.45pm on Tuesday.
Whist and dominoes: this month’s whist and domino evening starts at 7.30pm on Friday, November 15.
Who done it: the Ripon Rowel players will present Murder at the Pyramids in the village hall on Saturday, November 16. The ticket price of £6 includes supper and the bar will be open.
North Country Theatre: tickets for North Country Theatre’s latest production, The Lost World, which will be staged at the village hall on Friday, December 13, are on sale from November 13. They are priced at £8.50 and are available by contacting Arlene on 01765 620250
Winksley - Church service: the service for Remembrance day will be held at 10.30am on Sunday in the Church of Ss Cuthbert and Oswald.