Queen’s 90th Birthday Medal presentation 26th September 2016

Monday 26th September 2016 at 6.30 p.m. in the Village Hall.
The Parish Council invites all children living in Slingsby, of primary school age or below, to the village hall to receive a Queen’s 90th birthday celebration medal.
Squash and biscuits will be provided.
Medals kindly donated by Mrs Angela Shepherd.

Malton Museum lecture 21st September 2016

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The Friends of Malton Museum – first lecture of the 2016/17 programme. 21st September 2016 at 7.30 pm. At the Library, Malton School, Middlecave Road, Malton.

From the organisers:-

How much do you know about the objects held in Malton Museum’s stores ?

Our Collection is a substantial one and the Roman collection is of national importance, and although the majority of the collection is in store we wanted our Friends and visitors to have the opportunity to see some of our rare and beautiful objects.  Have you ever handled a prehistoric axe or a 2000 year old pot?   You can on 21st September.  This evening is a hands-on opportunity to demonstrate the breadth of the Museum’s collection and meet the volunteer team who handle these rare objects regularly.You will meet the team and be able to discuss the objects.

The lecture by Ann Clark, Collections Officer starts at 7.30 p.m. Admission free to Friends, £3 to visitors.

Local History Group 20th September 2016

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Local History Group regular working meeting on Tuesday 20th September 2016 at 7.30 p.m. in the Village Hall Committee Room. Those who have visited the North Yorkshire County Archive to look at the Lascelles boxes will report back on findings, plus an update on other projects.

Members are contacted about activities by email. If LHG does not already have your email address and you wish to be included, please email Margaret Mackinder mm@mackinders.demon.co.uk and you will be put on the circulation list.


“Soupa Lunch” 21st September 2016

The next Soupa Lunch – a Harvest Special – will be on Wednesday 21st September in Slingsby Methodist Schoolroom from 12 noon. Come for soup, sandwiches, a pudding and cup of tea. All are welcome, especially seniors and those who live alone. There is no charge but donations are welcome. Everyone is welcome – no need to book – just come along. Contacts are Stephen and Rachel Prest (628277) or Trudy Carr (628302).

Yorkshire Arboretum Open Garden 18th September 2016


Sunday 18th September 2016 from 2 – 6 p.m. Open Garden at Yorkshire Arboretum Director John Grimshaw’s house, 1 Kirkhill Farm, Settrington YO17 8NT. Admission £5.

This is the last in the Arboretum’s season of open garden events, in aid of Arboretum funds. More details and a link to the brochure giving full details are on the Arboretum website HERE.