Hampsthwaite, Clint and Burnt Yates News

Hampsthwaite, Clint and Burnt Yates

Liz Perrett

01423 771904


Hampsthwaite Village Society: next meeting is tonight, November 1 when the speaker will be Mrs Julie Clarke giving her account of The Trials and Tribulations of a B & B Owner. Julie is a well known for her humorous anecdotes so this promises to be a light hearted evening.

Music of the Renaissance: Helen Atkinson, soprano and Nancy Horseman a renaissance lutenist will be giving a recital on Saturday, November 3 at 3pm at the St Thomas a Becket Church, Community Room. Tickets are £7 (£5 concessions) and are available at Hampsthwaite Post Office, by ringing 07960195890 or on the door.

Bonfire Night in Burnt Yates: on the field will start at 6.30pm and will be followed by hot soup and goodies in St Andrew’s Church. Offers of food and fireworks will be gratefully received.

Burnt Yates cum Hartwith YCA: will be meeting on Tuesday, November 6 when a representative from Candlelighters, the children’s cancer charity will be giving a talk about its work and selling Christmas cards. It is proposed to present a cheque from monies raised at the coffee morning the group held earlier this year. The event starts at 7.30pm in the Bay Horse Community Centre.

Burnt Yates School News: on Tuesday, November 13 there will be an Open Day in school and prospective parents and current friends are invited to go along to see what goes on, meet the staff, governors and children and inspect the grounds and facilities. Please contact the school by phone on 01423 770586 or by email: admin@burntyates.n-yorks.sch.uk if you would like to arrange a visit. Refreshments will be available, courtesy of the Friends.

‘Jamie at School’ fundraising evening: on November 15 at 7.30pm hosted by the Friends of Burnt Yates school. It will be a fun evening with drinks and nibbles and an opportunity to do some Christmas shopping whilst having the chance to win some lovely kitchen equipment and raise money for school. Further details are available from the school office.

Visits: last month the children got out and about and visited Hackfall Woods, Bradford to the Colour Museum and National Media Centre and the Waterpark in the Lake District.

Coach Trip to Chatsworth House: on Friday, November 16 leaving Kettlesing Millennium Village Hall at 9am and includes an opportunity to visit the Christmas market and see the house decorated on the theme of pantomime villains and dames. There will be a coffee stop on the way there and a fish and chip tea on the way back. This is a trip organised by Hampsthwaite WI and Kettlesing Ladies but there are spare seats. The cost is £30 per person to include entry to the Christmas market, house and garden, coach and fish and chip tea. For further information or to book, please contact Hazel Jackson (Hampsthwaite WI) 770278 or Megan Walmsley (Kettlesing Ladies) 521446.

Hampsthwaite Gardening Club: At the October meeting, John Foley, the BBC Young Gardener of the Year 2011 talked about not only Crocosmias but also other plants which provide colour at this time of the year. John proved to be an entertaining and engaging speaker who also told the audience a little about Holden Clough Nursery over at Forest of Bowland. He won a gold at Tatton Park in 2011 and another gold closer to home at Harrogate this year. John proved to be so popular, it was decided there and then to organise the group’s summer outing over there next year.