Liz Perrett

01423 771904


Curtis Magee in Concert: on Sunday, October 6 at Kettlesing Millennium Village Hall beginning at 7.30pm. To reserve tickets or for more information ring Reg on 01423 770609.

WI News: At the next meeting of the Hampsthwaite branch of the Women’s Institute, on Monday, October 7, the talk is entitled The Wonder of Woolies with Michael Higgins. Wool was once a valuable fibre and has had vast influence on UK wealth over the centuries. Michael will tell the ladies more about the value of wool to the Yorkshire monasteries and the rise of the Yorkshire mill towns. The members will be enjoying a day out on Monday, October 14 when they will be visiting Ampleforth Abbey, near Helmsley. The day will include a tour of the orchard, cider mill visit and lunch. The coach will leave from the memorial hall at 9am and return about 5.45pm. This trip is open to non members and the cost is £25. To book a place or for more information contact Hazel Jackson on 770278.

Harvest Supper: will be held in the memorial hall at Hampsthwaite on Friday, October 11 at 7.30pm when a three course meal will be served comprising pate, cottage pie and fruit pie and cream. Tickets cost £7 for adults and £3.50 for primary school children and are available from Hampsthwaite Post Office.

YCA News: the ladies of the Burnt Yates cum Hartwith branch of the Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association will be joining with members from the other groups in the Nidderdale Circle at the village hall in Markington on Friday, October 11. They will be meeting up again for the harvest lunch being held at Bishop Monkton on Wednesday, October 16 when the post prandial entertainment will be a talk intriguingly entitled My Brilliant Divorce.

Book Exchange: will take place on Thursday, October 10 at the village room in Hampsthwaite from 2pm.

Hampsthwaite Show AGM: will take place at the Joiners Arms at 7.30pm on October 14. All welcome especially if you would like to become more involved in this village event or have ideas for classes next year.