CANCELLED: F.O.S.S Quiz and Food Night 17th June 2016


Beki Palmer-Bunting writes: It’s with disappointment that we must postpone Friday night’s quiz due to the lack of ticket sales. 
We hope to run this event in the Autumn/Winter months so please keep an eye out for details.
Sorry to cause any inconvenience to those who have bought tickets but sadly it isn’t viable to run the event at this time.

Friday 17th June 2016 at 7pm in Slingsby Village Hall. Friends of Slingsby School are having a quiz and food night. Pulled pork sandwiches (vegetarian option available) and a quiz with prizes. Bring your own drinks.

Please buy tickets in advance to help catering. Tickets are £5 from the School, from Beki at Robin Hood Caravan site, or from Liz Wilson (628175)


Soup-a-lunch 15th June 2016

Soup-a-lunch on Wednesday 15th June 2016 at 12 noon in Slingsby Methodist Schoolroom at the Chapel.

Come along for soup, sandwiches and a pudding.
All are welcome, especially seniors.
No charge, but donations welcome.  Numbers would be appreciated but not essential, just turn up.
Contacts are  Rachel & Stephen Prest on 628277 and Trudy Carr on 628302

Slingsby Farming History

Slingsby winter - The Balk | Photo by Steve Allen

Slingsby winter – The Balk | Photo by Steve Allen

The Local History Group is putting together a book in the same format as Slingsby Then and Now, but on the subject of farming, which has always been an important mainstay of the village.

If anyone has interesting old photos, stories, old records such as bills and milk records to fill in the picture, the compilers of the book would love to see them. Please contact David Thornley on 627210 or

Car Boot Sale on Sunday 12th June 2016


Sunday 12th June 2016. A car boot sale will take place on Slingsby’s sports field, from 7 am to 2 pm (weather and ground conditions permitting, of course).

Satnav use YO62 4AW

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).

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

Queen’s 90th birthday celebration service 12th June 2016


Sunday 12th June at 10.30 a.m. A united service with music to celebrate HM The Queen’s 90th birthday. Meet at Slingsby Methodist Chapel, then process to the Church. Local children will take part.

All are very welcome.

A new time capsule will be blessed and installed at the service in place of the 1867 capsule, which was excavated in 2015. Details of the excavation are HERE.

(This is the first event in our day of village celebrations, which continue with a street party in Church Lane at 4pm and a ceilidh in the Village Hall at 6pm)