Oatlands News

Claire Wooldridge

01423 880206


Jumble Sale: Oatlands Junior School, Beechwood Grove are holding their annual Jumble Sale this Saturday, March 23 from 10-noon. Everyone is welcome, so please go along and grab a bargain or two! They would also very much welcome any donations you may have including clothing, china, books, CDs, DVDs, bric-a-brac or toys. Unfortunately they are unable to sell any electrical items. If you would like to arrange the collection of your donations, please call 07788 488741. All the proceeds from the jumble sale will go into the PTA funds to help renew the home reading books for the school.

Oatlands Fest: on Friday, March 22 from 7-11pm and Saturday, March 23 from 5-11pm at Oatlands Infant School Hall on Hookstone Road. This is a community music and beer festival aimed at over 18s to raise money to improve the outdoor teaching facilities at the school which will benefit local children for years to come. The focus is on music, entertainment and good local food and drink including draft ales from Daleside, Roosters and Black Sheep, good wines and bottled beers from Ake & Humphris. Soft drinks will also available. The live bands and entertainment planned for the Friday night include The Nightjars, Lewis Fieldhouse, Rachel Goodwin, Paul Needham and the Lynton Academy Dance Group. Whilst on the Saturday evening there will be a chance to see Harrogate Rock Choir, Grand Old Uke of York Band, David Bell, Stefan Melbourne, The Stray Foxes, Paul Needham and the Lynton Academy Dance Group. It should be a great couple of nights of entertainment. Tickets cost £10 in advance or £12 on the door and include six tokens to spend on local ales, wine, food or soft drinks. Top up vouchers will also be available on the night. You can get your tickets from The Coach and Horses, The Old Bell, The Swan on the Stray, Ake & Humphris Wine & Beer Specialists on Leeds Road or online. Further information can be found on http://www.harrogateonline.com/oatlandsfest/