“Sowers and Growers” gardening meeting 3rd May 2016


Tuesday 3rd May 2016 at 7 pm at Mowbray Rise, Greendykes Lane, Slingsby.

“Sowers and Growers” is our village’s new gardening group. At the meeting on Tuesday, Trudy Carr will be sharing her expertise on baskets and containers.

The group will usually meet on the 1st Tuesday of each month in the Committee Room of Slingsby Village Hall, at 7pm for about an hour.

Open to experienced and novice gardeners.

We hope to share tips, ideas and hopefully plants.

A contribution of £1 per meeting would be appreciated towards costs

Slingsby May Day Festival – Monday May 2nd 2016 (a reminder!)

May Day Festival – Monday May 2nd 2016 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the Green at Slingsby.
A traditional festival of music and dancing, with stalls, cakes, pulled pork sandwiches, soup and teas, a children’s corner, a picnic area with plenty to watch and enjoy.
Music will be provided by Swinton Brass Band and Malton School Jazz Band. Dancers will include Slingsby School children dancing round the maypole, the Acorn Dancers and the Minster Stray dancers.
Everybody is most welcome –there is no charge, but donations will be welcome

Queen’s Birthday Party meeting – 26th April 2016

Tuesday 26th April (tonight) in the Village Hall Slingsby at 7 pm

A planning update meeting for the Church Lane street party to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday . All interested parties are warmly invited to attend.

The party date will be Sunday 12th June

Any queries? Please contact Janet Clarke on 01653 628625.

Car Boot Sale: Monday May 2nd 2016

car boot sale

A reminder that the first Slingsby car boot sale of 2016 will be taking place this Bank Holiday Monday (May 2nd) on Slingsby’s sports field, from 7 am to 2 pm (weather and ground conditions permitting, of course).

N.B. For general car boot queries, please ring the Sports Club on 01653 627124 (Friday 8.30 pm – 10.30 pm, Saturday 8.30 pm – 11.30 pm and Sunday 8.30 pm – 10.30 pm).

Satnav -use YO62 4AW

For information about the car boot sale dates for this year, please go to the sportsfield page.

(We hope you may want to stay on afterwards to admire the village scarecrows and enjoy the May Day Festival celebrations on the Green)


Rewela Cottage Skewsby – open garden 1st May 2016

rewela open garden 1st May 2016


Sunday 1st May 2016. Open garden for charity  at Rewela Cottage Skewsby from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The owner has kindly sent us this:-

Raising funds for nursing charities such as Macmillan & Marie Curie.

¾ acre landscaped garden, with many features and labelled plants. Unusual specimens offering all year round interest. Photos are here.

Excellent cakes and teas, BBQ burgers and sausages. Plenty of plants for sale too.

Specialist in Heucheras over 140 varieties, Hostas 100 varieties & Penstemon 45 varieties. Plus herbs and other plants.

Entrance £4, children free, dogs welcome. Wheelchair friendly. Open 11am to 5pm.

Rewela Cottage, Skewsby, York. YO61 4SG.

Warm welcome guaranteed.


“Memories of Ryedale” Film Night 18th May 2016

film night

Memories of Ryedale Film Night at Malton Rugby Club on Wednesday 18th May 2016 at 7 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. start.

This is a presentation from the Yorkshire Film Archive, in aid of RNLI

Tickets cost £12.50 and include a pie supper. The bar will be open.

To book tickets please contact Don Low

email: mailto:donald.a.low@gmail.com

telephone 01653 697494

Don tells us that tickets are proving quite popular, so early booking is advised.