North York Moors Festival and Jamie Walton

Jamie Walton, cellist and leading light of the North York Moors Festival, will be live on Radio 3, In Tune, around 5pm Wednesday 8th February. The NYM chamber music festival (12-25 August) now in its 4th year is establishing itself alongside the older and larger Ryedale Festival (13-29 July)

The NYM Festival programme has been released on its website:

The Ryedale Fesival programme will be launched on 13 April:


Local road closure latest

Signs seen at roadside Wednesday 1 Feb indicate that the anticipated (3 day) road closure between Slingsby (Wath) and Hovingham will now just be in operation on Thursday 2 Feb. Only time will tell…

Energy efficiency advice day, Amotherby

Friday 3rd Feb, from 2pm to 7-30pm, Appleton-le-Street Parish Hall at AMOTHERBY.

Energy efficiency advice on offer at an open drop-in event, with presentations at 2-30, 4-30 & 6-30pm.

Village Hall fund-raising latest

The Panto Jack and the Beanstalk on 8th January 2012 drew an almost capacity crowd to the village hall.  Everyone enjoyed the evening, which included a raffle, tea and mince pies, and an amount of £406 was raised in aid of village hall funds.

Recent fund raising events:

Christmas Bingo: £109

Christmas Food Orders: £433.60

Carol Singing: £69  [Church and Chapel received the same amount]

2012 Calendar: £300.

The next fund raising event will be the Easter Bingo on Saturday 7th April.

Thank you to everyone for your continued support and please do not hesitate to get in touch if you are interested in becoming a member of the Committee.

Christine Crouch


Slingsby Village Hall Committee

Tel: 01653 628470