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elcome to our June edition.

At the time of writing, we’re in the throes of exam season in our house. Our last ever term involved with schools. It’s the end of an era; gone is balancing school pick-ups and holidays with work. I’ll have to find alternative distractions!

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For those students leaving this summer, good luck with those exams. For those parents now less needed, deep breaths and remember, that whatever happens, it will be fine! At the time of writing, the election campaigns are just getting started. On announcing the election, it was as if the country took a resigned groan at the opportunity. But anyway, we should all take our chance to vote and trust that this election gives some end to the interminable talk on referendums where ‘no’ is not ‘no’ and ‘yes’ is at best at ‘maybe’! On a brighter note, there are two very different festivals happening in the area this month. Tickets are on sale now for the Ryedale Festival, which starts in July with great music and top class performers at beautiful venues around Ryedale. The brand new Atlas Festival, a ‘travelbased music and performance extravaganza’, promises entertainment from around the world. This starts on 29th July at Scampston Hall. See page 46 for details. Don’t forget to celebrate your Dad on Sunday 18th June. With five loud and opinionated daughters, mine has always needed appreciating! Happy Father’s Day to all you Dads out there! Finally, congratulations to Harmonia Choir who won three trophies at the Eskdale Festival in April, retaining the coveted recital class. What a day!! Well done to Peter Mennell of Broughton for winning the April competition. All the best

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CONTENTS 6 Pop into shop in Helmsley 8 Marie Curie counting on your cuppa 12 Puzzles 14 Multiple Choice by Mary Mahon 17 Malton in Bloom update 19 Putting customers first at The Direct Boiler Company 20 Outdoor Bowls in Ryedale 28 Pastoral Poet 30 Ryedale Book Festival at Scampston Walled Garden 36 Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival 38 Slingsby Flower & Garden Weekend 39 Building your own website? 44 Spring Plant Fair and Twelfth Night at Scampston Walled Garden 46 Atlas Festival 48 Ryedale Festival 51 Hovingham Village Market 52 What’s on in Ryedale 69 Can you help York Rescue Boat? 70 Ten years of a capella singing 78 Should I neuter my pet? 81 Care of older pets 86 Gardening Please note that whilst the publisher takes care to be accurate no liability will be accepted under any circumstances should any of the contents of this magazine be incorrect. The Handy Mag does not endorse any advertising material included within this publication. The views expressed in the articles are not necessarily those of the publisher. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part without written permission is strictly prohibited.


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“Pop in to Shop” car parking spaces come to Helmsley

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n idea put forward by the Helmsley in Business group has been given the go ahead by Ryedale District Council and will see residents and visitors able to park free of charge for a maximum of 20 minutes in designated bays, to give them time to pop in to use local facilities and businesses. Seven new ‘Quick Stop’ spaces are now available in the Market Place, and will be clearly marked in yellow along the side of the car park closest to Cut Price Books and Spear Travel. Two spaces are for blue badge holders and five for general use. Although all drivers will still need to get a ticket from the machine, as long as they stay 20 mins or less no payment will be required. It is hoped the spaces will stop cars parking dangerously and illegally at the end of Borogate to go to the shops and Post Office, and blocking access, or in the side streets around the town centre. The town team which has achieved this is made up of all relevant local authorities, Helmsley Town Council,

North Yorkshire County Council, Ryedale District Council and the North York Moors National Park as well as the Helmsley in Business Group. Helmsley is now being used as a model for other towns across the district in the “town team” approach, designed to take action quickly to make multi agency improvements where possible. As with all off-street parking in Helmsley, use of the spaces will be patrolled and enforced by Scarborough Borough Council from 8am to 6.30pm.    It is planned that, before long, the scheme will be extended to cover more spaces north of the Market Place, on land owned by the North Yorkshire County Council with the same ticket system.  To keep up to date with what’s going on in Helmsley go to www.visithelmsley.co.uk or follow the town on social mediawww.facebook. com/visithelmsley or @visithelmsley on Twitter

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Campaigning Di Keal has a record of service to the Ryedale community that is second to none - now she is fighting to champion the rights of local people as your MP. Di has lived in the area for 25 years with husband, Howard, where they have brought up three daughters in Norton. She is a town and district councillor and has built a reputation for campaigning on the local issues that matter – doing more for local people than all the other candidates put together.

Di’s priorities for Malton & Thirsk: Fracking – Di is totally opposed to fracking and is campaigning with local people against the industry in Ryedale and nationally. She will continue to fight this hugely damaging, nonsustainable industry to prevent the industrialisation of our countryside. NHS – Liberal Democrats will fund gaps in NHS and social care budgets by putting a penny on income tax. In Yorkshire and Humber this will raise an extra £236 million for the local NHS

and almost £53 million for social care annually. Schools – Our schools are threatened with huge budget cuts under the Conservatives. Malton School faces a cut of £339,207 or £620 per pupil by 2019, leading to the loss of 9 teachers. Primary and secondary schools across the constituency all face similar cuts. This has to stop for the sake of the future of our children and grandchildren – Di will fight to ensure our schools receive the funding they need. Pensions – Di is committed to safeguarding pensions from threatened Tory cuts. The Liberal Democrats delivered the ‘triple lock’ guaranteeing better pensions, stopping cuts under decades of Labour and Tory rule. Di will fight to protect pensions, delivering an extra £772 a year by 2021 for each of the 26,650 people receiving the state pension in Thirsk & Malton, and to block Tories from smashing the triple lock.

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Di’s record of delivering for local people: • Di organised a £450,000 buy-out with club members to save Ryedale Indoor Bowls Club and create a community hub featuring bowls, a dance school, playgroup and function suite. • Together, Di and Howard Keal fought for the £10.3 million flood alleviation scheme that today protects Malton, Norton and Old Malton from major flooding • Di secured a £1 million contribution from Ryedale District Council towards the flood protection for Pickering. • Di is a founder member of Action on Traffic – Malton and Norton established to reduce congestion and pollution levels in the twin towns. • Castle Garden – a park in the heart of Malton – one of Di’s projects among many more including fighting to find a home for The Woodham Stone – social history collection dating back centuries.

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Marie Curie is counting on your cuppa! Host a Blooming Great Tea Party this June

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9th June, as well as donating a percentage of sales from some of their National Treasures product range. Jennifer Carmichael, Marie Curie Community Fundraiser in North Yorkshire said: “Holding a Blooming Great Tea Party is so easy, you just pick a date, send out some invites and have a cuppa and some cake between 23rd- 25th June (or if those dates don’t work, then do it whenever you like!). You can make everything yourself or pop to the shops for some tasty treats, as long as you price each slice or put a donation box by the front door you’ll be sure to raise funds to help Marie Curie support people when they need it most.” To find out more or to register for your free fundraising pack, call Jennifer on 01904 755260 or email her at Jennifer.carmichael@ mariecurie.org.uk. You can also register online at www.mariecurie.org.uk/teaparty

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Multiple Choice By Mary Mahon

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Malton in Bloom update I

f you have taken a look at the centre of Malton recently you’ll have noticed that it really is blooming! The Malton in Bloom team have been working hard over the last few months to get the town ready for judging on 15th July. As well as growing plants for flower beds, the team has also been growing with a large number of volunteers lending hands to growing, planting and tidying. Of course there is always room for more. If you’d like to help why not get in touch with the team. Alongside the huge number of hanging baskets appearing in the Market Place, there are other projects helping to bring the community together.

Malton Women’s Institute Sustainable Garden

This year, the WI is campaigning to help food poverty by asking all supermarkets to sign up to a voluntary agreement to avoid food waste, passing surplus food onto charities. The local branch will be planting in the bed at the top of Wheelgate outside JB Motors, opposite Sainsburys. The bed will be split into three sections to highlight the WI campaign; food poverty, food waste and honeybee-friendly plants. It is hoped that the garden will not only be beautiful but also sustainable and the edible plants will be harvested.

new topiary from Paley’s Greengrocers, geraniums from R Yates & Sons and some wooden poppies made by Fersina Windows to commemorate those who died in conflicts. Michael Paley of Paley’s Greengrocers in the Market Place was particularly keen to help with this project as his father fought in the war. There are many people donating time and money to make sure Malton is looking at its best this summer. Malton and Norton Tidyup Group have a team of about 20 people who pick up huge amounts of litter in the area – over 1,000 bags since January 2013 – and have been working hard to keep Malton tidy in the run up to judging. The Derwent Diggers gardening group are taking on the planting of the troughs and planters on the platform at Malton’s lovely station and will be incorporating the colours of Transpennine Express into the planting scheme. Malton Flower Club have guaranteed a superb floral display located in and around the market square. It promises to be a blooming summer for Malton. If you’d like to know more why not visit www.maltoninbloom.co.uk or contact Christopher Turner at pottingshed@ maltoninbloom.co.uk or call him on 07900 227000.

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Outdoor Bowls in Ryedale By Michael Franklin

the target in a gentle curve, the bend tightening as the bowl slows down. Secondly, bowling greens vary in pace: some greens are naturally faster than others and all tend to be fastest when dry. Thirdly, no green is perfect and each has its own idiosyncrasies so a bowl seemingly heading to the jack may suddenly veer off course. All helps to make the game an interesting challenge. Besides league matches most clubs offer social sessions suitable for beginners and those who like their games less demanding. All clubs in Ryedale welcome new members and have equipment, like spare bowls, that a visitor can use for practice.

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owls is an enjoyable test of skill for all ages. At this time of year bowls clubs throughout Ryedale are looking at their best as a new outdoor season begins. It is time to enjoy the sunshine, the company and the exercise. Ryedale bowls clubs play in four leagues: Bata Gas, Hovingham, Huby and Ryedale Vets. Matches in the first three leagues are played in the evenings but those in the Ryedale Vets league, which is for ‘older’ players, are played on Wednesday afternoons. The clubs come not only from Ryedale towns and villages but also Thirsk, Easingwold and Wigginton. Village teams compete well against the town teams: Terrington are champions of the Huby league while both Swinton and Slingsby are high in the Vets league. Matches between two clubs involve twelve players from each club usually as four teams of three (‘triples’). In a triples match, the two sides play about 18 ‘ends’, bowling from one side of the ‘green’ to the other. During an end the three players from both sides each play three bowls, i.e. 18 bowls in all. Typically, a club match lasts about two hours. Bowls is a test of skills where not only do you (and your team) try to get your bowls closer to the target ‘jack’ than your opponents’ bowls but you also try to create problems for the opponents. Moreover, the challenges you face constantly change. Initially, the jack is unguarded but the player bowling the last (and often most important) bowl finds the jack protected by 17 other bowls. Even without an opponent, there are three challenges to overcome. Firstly, all bowls have an inbuilt ‘bias’ which causes them to travel towards

If you would like to play but are unsure of where to find your nearest club, a list of outdoor clubs can be found on website www.ryedalebowls.com. Alternatively, please telephone 01653 619276. For those who want to play indoor bowls through the summer Ryedale Indoor Bowls Club in Norton (tel: 01653 690010) holds social sessions each Tuesday and Thursday morning. For both company and exercise it is hard to beat bowling so come along and give it a try.


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Scampston’s Spring Plant Fair welcomes all green fingers! Sunday 4th June, 10am - 4pm

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or its eighth year, Scampston Plant Fair will be returning on Sunday 4th June, attracting gardening enthusiasts and horticulturalists from across Yorkshire. The fair will host a diverse range of plants from specialist nurseries and stalls selling garden-related items. Isobel Pritchard, marketing & visitor services manager, commented: “We are delighted to host a number of award-winning nurseries, as well as local experts at Scampston this June. All our stallholders are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about their plants. “Scampston Walled Garden is the perfect setting for the Plant Fair, providing inspiration for keen

gardeners around every corner. If you have never visited Scampston, this is an excellent opportunity as entry to the Plant Fair also includes access to the contemporary Walled Garden and Capability Brown Parkland, neatly tying together two very different gardening styles from two different eras!” Scampston’s Walled Garden, a unique contemporary garden designed by renowned Dutch plantsman Piet Oudolf. Doors will be open 10am - 4pm. Admission for the Plant Fair & gardens will be £7.50. Children go free. The Garden Cafe will also be serving delicious freshly prepared lunches, home-made cakes and cream teas

To find out more: info@scampston.co.uk

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“If music be the food of love, play on”

The Three Inch Fools return to Scampston Hall for a performance of Twelfth Night on Saturday 1st July commented: “The audience was completely enchanted by The Three Inch Fools last summer, so we were delighted that they wished to return to Scampston. They have a highly imaginative and vibrantly musical take on Shakespeare’s plays. The quality of the acting and the production is really superb, and makes for much hilarity!”

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ollowing the huge success of last year’s performance of As You Like It, travelling theatre company, The Three Inch Fools, are returning to Scampston with another Shakespearean comedy – Twelfth Night on 1st July at 7pm. The play will be staged in the gardens of Scampston Hall. The Three Inch Fools are a fivestrong troupe of actors with all manner of musical instruments, travelling with set, props, costumes and camping gear. Their tour this summer will include 60 venues across the UK. Chris Legard, owner of Scampston Hall,

The performance will start at 7pm, though ticket holders are invited into the gardens from 6pm. Theatre-goers are encouraged to bring picnics, rugs and chairs and weather-appropriate clothing. The performance will go ahead whatever the weather! Adult tickets are £15 and children £10. Tickets can be purchased on the website: www. scampston.co.uk. Tickets can also be bought in the Walled Garden Ticket Office, or by calling 01944 759111. Scampston’s Annual Members are entitled to a 10% discount on ticket prices. To find out more about the Three Inch Fools visit www.threeinchfools.com.

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he Atlas Festival organisers promise a unique celebration of music, food, drinks and entertainment from around the globe right on our doorstep at Scampston Hall on 29th to 30th July 2017. Atlas is based on travelling and seeing the best the world has to offer. Alongside a great music line up featuring nearly every genre from world music to rap, hip-hop, chart, indie, dance, techno, jazz, plus many more across 4 stages, there is much more to see and experience. Organiser Lindsay Atkinson says, “The difference between Atlas and other ‘world music’ festivals is that we are not just focussing on the music, but also the experiences you get whilst travelling – the good, the crazy and the really different! There is lots to discover in Scampston’s gorgeous parkland from travel photography seminars to giant board games and meditation classes!”

Learn bushcraft with Ray Mears, enjoy inspirational travel speakers including Justin Miles who came back from being brain damaged in a car accident to a prolific explorer, street food cookery classes, the adventure park (where you can try out real outdoor activities such as rock climbing, surf simulators, stand up paddle boarding, yoga, martial arts etc.),

Ryedale Aquarist Society

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special areas such as the Atlas Backpackers based on a real hostel and the Moroccan Souk where you can find creative wares to purchase. “Our stages reflect the travelling theme; the World Stage has our headline acts, world music plus a mixture of musical styles. The LA Rooftop Club is cool and classy, offering jazz, live vocalists and burlesque. The Full Moon Party is based on Thailand’s famous party and is a mishmash of  Dance styles and UV paint keeping everyone dancing all night. The Long Haul Campsite stage is for the campers only and features the best of new bands, acoustic sets and campfire ditties. Basically there is something for everyone!” Artists so far include Sunday headliners Reef, Fatman Scoop, Toploader, Sian Evans, Goldie Lookin’ Chain, Tall Paul, Rui da Silva, Dave Mun, The Shakers, Rose Betts, Panjabi MC, N-Trance, Blow Trio, Red Hot Chilli Pipers (bagpipe band), Pacific, Seeds of Creation, Rogue One, DJ Kippax, Jimmy K with many more still to be announced. The tickets are in the form of boarding passes, and passports are included where you can collect stamps at the event to win prizes. The organisers have worked hard to make this festival about the best of

travelling the world. Lindsay says “As far as I can see there is not an event like this in the UK!” Book your tickets and find out more at https:// atlasfestival.co.uk/tickets/ Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ events/703141053172113/ The current ticket price is £54 for a day, and £115 for the 4 day long weekend with exclusive classes and bands. Children 4 and under go free and under 16s have discounted rates.


14th–30th July 2017 F R I DAY 14 T H JULY 11AM / PICKERING PARISH CHURCH

Coffee Concert

Royal Northern Sinfonia 5.30PM / HOVINGHAM HALL

Gala Concert Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Sally Beamish (narrator) SATU R DAY 1 5

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11AM / ST JOHN AND ALL SAINTS’ CHURCH, EASINGWOLD

Coffee Concert

A Shakespeare Songbook Sophie Bevan (soprano) Allan Clayton (tenor) Christopher Glynn (piano) 6PM / AMPLEFORTH COLLEGE THEATRE

Ryedale Festival Opera

The Garden of Disguises

4PM PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, AMPLEFORTH COLLEGE

Afternoon Concert

Young Artist Platform 2 York Brass Quintet 7PM / AMPLEFORTH COLLEGE THEATRE

4PM / HELMSLEY ARTS CENTRE

Young Artist Platform 1

Yorkshire Young Musicians Penny Stirling (director) Benjamin Powell (piano) 5.45PM / THE SALOON, DUNCOMBE PARK

Pre-concert talk Elizabeth Wilson 7PM / THE SALOON, DUNCOMBE PARK

Truth’s Disguise I Carducci Quartet Simon Callow (reader)

Late-night Candlelit Mozart 1 Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Experience Ensemble

11AM / PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, AMPLEFORTH COLLEGE

Ways with Words 1

Lucy Beckett – Russian Writers and Persecution, from Pushkin to Putin

Kathleen Ferrier Award winners 1PM / HELMSLEY ARTS CENTRE

Strings Workshop Jack Liebeck (violin) 4PM / ST MARY’S CHURCH, LASTINGHAM

TUE S DAY 1 8 T H JULY 10AM / ST MARY’S CHURCH, BIRDSALL

Pre-concert talk

Afternoon Concert

Young Artist Platform 3 The Willow Consort

Elizabeth Wilson

6.15PM /ALL SAINTS’ CHURCH, HELMSLEY

11AM / ST MARY’S CHURCH, BIRDSALL

Pre-concert talk

Coffee Concert

Truth’s Disguise II Carducci Quartet Simon Callow (reader)

Elizabeth Wilson 7.30PM / ALL SAINTS’ CHURCH, HELMSLEY

Truth’s Disguise IV

3PM / WINTRINGHAM COMMUNITY HALL

Carducci Quartet Simon Callow (reader)

Ways with Words 2

7PM / SLEDMERE HOUSE AND CHURCH

Double Concert I House Carducci Quartet Church Antidotum Arachne Palisander WE DN E S DAY 1 9

F R I DAY 21 S T J U LY 11AM / ST HILDA’S CHURCH, SHERBURN

Coffee Concert Joseph Shiner (clarinet) Alice Privett (soprano) Somi Kim (piano) 2PM / ST HILDA’S CHURCH, SHERBURN

Wind Workshop TH

JULY

10AM / ST OLAVE’S CHURCH, YORK

Pre-concert talk Elizabeth Wilson 11AM / ST OLAVE’S CHURCH, YORK

Truth’s Disguise III Carducci Quartet Simon Callow (reader) 7PM /CASTLE HOWARD

MO NDAY 1 7 T H JULY

Morning Concert

The Garden of Disguises

Morning Concert 9.45PM / ALL SAINTS’ CHURCH, HELMSLEY

11AM / HELMSLEY ARTS CENTRE

Ryedale Festival Opera

Terry Waite – Taken on Trust SU NDAY 1 6 T H JULY

T H U R S DAY 20 T H J U LY

Triple Concert Long Gallery Jack Liebeck (violin) Guy Johnston (cello) Amandine Savary (piano) Chapel Pieter Wispelwey (cello) Great Hall Choir of York Minster Robert Sharpe (director)

Joseph Shiner 8PM / GRAND HALL, SCARBOROUGH SPA

Dreams and Visions Orchestra of Opera North S AT U R DAY 22 N D J U LY 10AM / PICKERING PARISH CHURCH

Pre-concert talk

‘The sun has set’: Schubert’s Piano Trio in E flat Katy Hamilton 11AM / PICKERING PARISH CHURCH

Coffee Concert Chloë Hanslip (violin) Pieter Wispelwey (cello) Danny Driver (piano) 4PM / PICKERING PARISH CHURCH

Young Artist Platform 4

Miranda Wright Singers


For full programme details see website or obtain brochure from box office. For tickets, contact: Ryedale Festival Box Office, The Memorial Hall, Potter Hill, Pickering, N. Yorks YO18 8AA www.ryedalefestival.com – box.office@ryedalefestival.com box office 01751 475777

7.30PM / MILTON ROOMS, MALTON

Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall Pete Long and his All-Star Orchestra Joan Viskant (vocalist) S UNDAY 23

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3PM /GALTRES CENTRE, EASINGWOLD

Ways with Words 3

Simon Callow – Being Wagner 6PM / ST JOHN AND ALL SAINTS’, EASINGWOLD

Pre-concert talk

Swansongs Katy Hamilton 7PM / ST JOHN AND ALL SAINTS’, EASINGWOLD

Swansong Sir John Tomlinson (bass) Christopher Glynn (piano) 9.45PM / ST CUTHBERT’S CHURCH, CRAYKE

Late-night Candlelit Mozart 2 Elias Quartet Sally Beamish (viola)

Jessica Cale (soprano) Huw Wiggin (saxophone) Somi Kim (piano) 8PM / ST MARY’S PRIORY CHURCH, OLD MALTON

Llŷr Williams (piano) WE DN E S DAY 2 6 T H JULY 11AM / ALL SAINTS’ CHURCH, HOVINGHAM

Coffee Concert Amy Harman (bassoon) Alasdair Beatson (piano)

Folk Music Workshop Chris Stout and Catriona Mackay 7PM / LONG GALLERY, CASTLE HOWARD

Chloë Hanslip and Danny Driver 9.45PM / ALL SAINTS’ CHURCH, SLINGSBY

Late-night Candlelit Mozart 3 Maria Włoszczowska (violin) Matthew Huber (cello) Amy Harman (bassoon) Alasdair Beatson (piano)

10AM / ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH, MALTON

THURS DAY 2 7 T H JULY

Pre-concert talk

11AM / ST OSWALD’S CHURCH, FILEY

Katy Hamilton 11AM / ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH, MALTON

Morning Concert

Llŷr Williams (piano)

Coffee Concert Maria Włoszczowska (violin) Matthew Huber (cello) Alasdair Beatson (piano) Peter Thomson (reader)

Double Concert II House Schubert – Quintet Church Catriona Mackay and Chris Stout

Piano and Chamber Music Workshop

2PM / ST MARY’S PRIORY CHURCH, OLD MALTON

Sally Beamish in conversation

Francis Jackson at 100: a celebration Philip Moore (organ) Robert Sharpe (organ) Gordon Stewart (organ) John Scott Whiteley (organ) and others to be announced S AT U R DAY 29 T H J U LY 11AM / THE SALOON, DUNCOMBE PARK

Coffee Concert Lawrence Power (viola) Huw Watkins (piano) 3PM / THE SALOON, DUNCOMBE PARK

Ways with Words 4

Lucy Worsley – At home with Jane Austen 8PM /THE SALOON, DUNCOMBE PARK

Steven Osborne (piano) S U N DAY 30 T H J U LY 3PM / GARDEN OF THE WORSLEY ARMS HOTEL, HOVINGHAM

Garden Party Kirkbymoorside Town Brass Band

Festival Service 6.30PM / HOVINGHAM HALL

Final Gala Concert

4.30PM / HELMSLEY ARTS CENTRE

Royal Northern Sinfonia Bradley Creswick (violin) Lawrence Power (viola)

Young Artist Platform 5

7PM / AMPLEFORTH ABBEY

S AT U R DAY 4 T H N O VE M B E R 2017

The Tallis Scholars

7.30PM / YORK MINSTER

Peter Phillips (conductor)

with Katy Hamilton 3PM / ST MARY’S PRIORY CHURCH, OLD MALTON

8PM / ST MARY’S CHURCH, LASTINGHAM

Alasdair Beatson

Musicians of Ryedale School T U ESDAY 25 T H JULY

with Richard Shephard

5.30PM / ALL SAINTS’ CHURCH, HOVINGHAM 2PM / HELMSLEY ARTS CENTRE

7PM / SLEDMERE HOUSE AND CHURCH

Francis Jackson in conversation

2PM / RYEDALE FOLK MUSEUM

M O NDAY 24 T H JULY

Schubert at the piano

6.45PM / ST MARY’S CHURCH, LASTINGHAM

The Dream of Gerontius Sir Mark Elder (conductor)

FRIDAY 2 8 T H JULY

Sally Beamish Afternoon

11AM / ST OSWALD’S CHURCH, SOWERBY

Elias Quartet Catriona Mackay (clàrsach, concert harp) Sally Beamish (viola and piano)

Jess Gillam (saxophone) Jonathan Fisher (piano)

Coffee Concert


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Perry's Travel celebrate a win at UK Coach Rally

Perry’s BRITISH & CONTINENTAL HOLIDAYS

2017 EXCURSIONS JUNE

Sun 25 June Knowsley Safari Park £38

JULY

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he UK Coach Rally is a showcase for coaching presenting and celebrating the very latest models in fleets up and down the country, and the coachbuilder’s art in preserving the best of the vehicles of the past. So to win an award at the Rally is a big deal! Congratulations, then, go to local coach firm Perrys Travel for winning the Jonckeere Trophy in this years’ event which took place in Blackpool on the first weekend in May. Perry’s, based on York Road Industrial Estate in Malton, have been operating coaches for nearly 60 years, but this was the first time they have entered the Rally. The Perry’s team was driver Merick Ballantyne who was joined by Paul Wilson, Ryan Perry and Dave Perry. They entered a 53 seater executive Volvo Jonckeere Coach, had spent many hours polishing and preparing the vehicle and were very pleased to be presented with the cup. Some of the UK’s most prestigious vehicles and operators attend the Rally every year and the Perry’s team had a very enjoyable weekend joining in the event. Dave said “Bringing home the Trophy was the icing on the cake.” Perry’s provide a selection of British and Continental Holidays along with a wide range of day trips. If you’d like to book a trip visit www. perrystravel.com or call 01653 690800.

Sat 14 October Skipton Market £20 Boundry Mill, Colne £20

Sun 16 July Rail & Sail in the Lake District £39

NOVEMBER

AUGUST

Tue 21 November Chatsworth House & Christmas Market £25 (excluding entry)

Sun 27 August Alnwick Castle & Gardens £25 (excludes entry)

2017 COACH TOURS HAMPTON COURT FLOWER SHOW & WINDSOR CASTLE

Sat 12 August Boston Town & Springfield outlet, Spalding £25

Cragside House, Gardens & Woodlands. £25 (excludes entry)

SEPTEMBER

Sun 3 September National Memorial Arboretum £25 Sat 16 Sept Harrogate Autumn Flower Show £19 Harrogate Town Centre – £19

OCTOBER

Sat 11 November Beverley or Hull £17

FRI 7TH – SUN 9TH JULY £278pp

SWITZERLAND – SWISS ALPS & THE BERNINA EXPRESS

MON 24TH JUL – WED 2ND AUG £948pp

THE ENGLISH RIVIERA & AGATHA CHRISTIE’S HOUSE

MON 23RD – FRI 27TH OCTOBER £398pp

THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR & LINCOLN

Sun 1 October Rail & Coach Tour of SUN 19TH – MON 20TH NOVEMBER Wensleydale £34 £188pp LOCAL DEPARTURES FROM HELMSLEY, KIRKBYMOORSIDE, PICKERING, THORNTON LE DALE, MALTON, NORTON

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Hovingham Village Market Next market - Saturday 3rd June

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n the first Saturday of every month, February through December (with an extra special Christmas Market on the third Saturday of December), Hovingham Village is the picturesque setting for their unique Award Winning Market. Hovingham is 18 miles North-East of York and 8 miles away from Helmsley and Malton. Hovingham’s Market Charter was dated 1256; however, with the arrival of the steam railway in Hovingham in 1853 that Market closed. The current Market developed from the 2009 Hovingham Community Plan when over 83% residents supported a Local Producers’ Market. The Market is run by a team of enthusiastic Volunteers; they start setting up at 3pm on Friday; by 10:30am on Saturday morning over 50 stallholders present their wares, championing local producers and local products, to the 800 plus visitors from all over North Yorkshire and further afield. Popular stalls run out early and the Market closes at 1:30pm.

The Market supports a Community Café that provides essential sustenance to visitors, stallholders and the volunteers. This is run by a rota of Community Groups and has raised over £73,000 for more than 40 Community Groups in the last 8 years. Local Community Groups can also run their own Community Stalls, for free, to raise their profile and valuable funds in the Community. The Market is the focal point and social meeting point for residents, and is now established as a vibrant and successful event always ready to welcome new visitors and stallholders; details on the www.hovingham-market.org.uk website.

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What's On

Local events in the Ryedale area this month MALTON RAILWAYMEN'S SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB

Tuesdays Charity prize bingo. Darts League & Free & Easy. Quiz night (every 3rd Tues of month) Wednesdays Whist Drive & Free & Easy. Free snooker light. Thursdays Snooker & Billiards League (tables n/a), Free & Easy

HOVINGHAM VILLAGE MARKET

Fridays Snowball money bingo

Saturday 3 June Market opens 10.30am-1.30pm. www.hovingham-market.org.uk

Saturdays Concert Night (Top Acts), Money bingo & Play Your Cards Right

PICKERING MEDICAL PRACTICE

Sundays Money Bingo. (Lunchtimes – free snooker light)

First Friday of every month An opportunity to talk to a Dementia Support Adviser in confidence between 10am and 12 noon. If you are concerned about dementia and would like to book an appointment please contact the receptionist on 01751 471296 Option 2 appointments.

MALTON & NORTON TIDY UP GROUP

Sunday 4 June 10am - 12 noon. Meet in Water Lane car park. Litter picking, weeding, sweeping. Bags and litter pickers are provided by Streetscene (Ryedale District Council) but please bring your own gloves and tools. Facebook ‘Malton and Norton Tidy Up Group’

Concert Room avail to hire. Please telephone for availability. 2 Welham Road, Norton Tel: 01653 698537 Open 6.30pm daily. Sun lunch 11.30am-3pm.

RYEDALE SINGING FOR THE BRAIN

1st & 3rd Thursday of each month An informal singing group for people with memory problems and their carers. 1.30-3pm at the Salvation Army, 40 Wood Street, Norton. £2 donation. A Dementia Support worker attends all these groups so there is someone to talk to if you need help or information. Contact the local Alzheimer’s Society office on (01723) 500958.


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Thursday mornings Men in Sheds, Crafts & Cafe. 9am-12 noon at Pickering WRVS Community Centre on Hungate. Café serving hot drinks, hot food and cakes.

NEXT STEPS, NORTON

Daily Community Cafe Monday to Friday 8am-3pm. Pop in for a cuppa and a chat. Every Tuesday Out of Hours Club. 5pm-8pm. Come and have a low cost hot meal with us, do your laundry, and have a shower if you want to in a safe and warm environment. Wednesday Mornings Men in Sheds, Handbags and Hammers crafts. 9am - 12 noon in the Jubilee Rooms at Methodist Church, Kirbymoorside. Refreshments £2.

Thursday afternoons Afternoon teas, bingo and social activities. 1.303.30pm at WRVS Community Centre on Hungate in Pickering. £2. All welcome Every Thursday Out of Hours Club. 5pm - 8pm. Come and have a low cost hot meal with us, do your laundry, and have a shower if you want to in a safe and warm environment. Monday 10 July Laughter Yoga Club coming soon. See page 18 for more details. Supporting people in Ryedale, helping to prevent isolation and loneliness. Door to door transport is also available for all events. Telephone 01653 690854 for more information or to book transport.


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DEMENTIA FORWARD

Wednesdays 1-3pm at Middleton and Aislaby Village Hall. £3 per person. Refreshments, soup and a roll. Meet new friends and join in various activities.

EVENTS AT CASTLE HOWARD

Sunday 18 June Yorkshire Post Motor Show and Classic Car Rally.The motor show returns to Castle Howard and the North Lawn is the perfect backdrop for the hundreds of classic cars, vintage vehicles and modern motors. A programme of family entertainment and showcases takes place in the display arena on the South Event Field. Tickets from £8. Thursday 29 June to Sunday 2 July Castle Howard Flower Festival. Special guest arrangers from across the north of England will create a festival of traditional and contemporary designs to enhance and complement the house interiors. Featuring live pre-bookable demonstrations with celebrated floral designers, plus outdoor tours, drop-in talks and the gardens in full bloom. Included in admission with an additional charge for live demonstrations.

MUSICAL MEMORIES

Various Days Join us for a happy hour of singing all your favourite songs from 1920s -70s. Everyone welcome. £2 per person incl refreshments. Contact Ruth 07527 006402.

RYEDALE U3A

June programme of events Please see our website u3asites.org.uk/ryedale/ groups for more information.

BULLZ VX CLUB

1st & 3rd Sunday of every month 4-5pm at the Memorial Hall, Kirkbymoorside. £1.50 per person. For further information please contact 079990 038669 or 07773 961607 www.thebullz.co.uk

Mondays in June (except Bank Holidays) Monday Melodies. 10.30am - 12 noon at the Memorial Hall, Potter HIll, Pickering Call Dementia Support adviser Sue Fergusson on 01904 692473 or email help@ dementiaforward.org.uk

TABLE TOP SALE AT WELBURN VILLAGE HALL

Saturday 24 June 2 – 4pm at Welburn Village Hall, Church Lane, Welburn, York YO60 7EG. Sell goods for yourself or a favourite charity. To book a table for £5 contact Sylvia on 01653 619764 sylvia.haines@ hotmail.co.uk. Doors open to stallholders to set up at 1pm. Browse the stalls for bargains or the occasional treasure; entry free.

RYEDALE AQUARIST SOCIETY

Sunday 18 June Annual Aquarium Fish Open Show & Auction of aquatic items at Kirby Misperton Village Hall. 41 Classes covering the full range of tropical freshwater and coldwater fishes. YAAS rules and standards apply. Public viewing of the fish in the Show will be at 12.30pm. The Auction begins at 12.45pm. Free entry. Sunday 23 July ‘Fun Day’ at Kirby Misperton Village Hall. Doors open at 10am. Mr. Steven Chester of Chester Zoo Aquarium will be presenting talks ‘Successful Discus keeping’ and ‘Behind the scenes at Chester Zoo Aquarium’. To be confirmed, a talk by Dr. David Pool ‘Nutrition for aquarium fish’. Fun Quiz to be presented by Mr. Paul Barrow. Mini-Open Show covering the full range of tropical


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EVENTS AT HUTTON LE HOLE VILLAGE HALL

Sunday 18 June Jazz and cream tea, with Ian Miller and Dominic Spencer at 3pm. £15. For more information please contact 01751 417372

SLINGSBY FLOWER AND GARDEN WEEKEND Friday 23 June The festival opens with a concert in Slingsby church featuring local talent with wine and canapés. Saturday 24 June Flower festival in Church and Chapel. The floral displays in the Church will be created by Malton Flower Club and the arrangements in the Chapel will be created by a group of talented local flower arrangers.

Sunday 25 June Flower festival continues in church and chapel The Open gardens programme takes place from 1-5pm when 14 gardens will be open to explore and enjoy. Teas will be served in the village hall throughout the afternoon. There will also be a display of local art in the village hall. The weekend will finish with a joint church/chapel service in church, preacher The Bishop of Selby. See page 38. Enquiries chrysa47@outlook.com

DERWENT DIGGERS GARDEN VISIT

Monday 5 June Garden Visit – Whyncrest, Hunmanby YO14 9RS A conducted tour of the garden by the owners, with refreshments. Meet at the garden at 6.30pm. £6 per person. Meetings are usually held at 7.30pm at Norton Trinity Methodist Church (car park in Plum Street, off Commercial Street, Norton). Members £2 Visitors £3. All welcome. For more information visit derwentdiggers. co.uk


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RYEDALE JAZZ FESTIVAL

Tickets for the individual sessions of the 5th Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival are now available. Sunday 23 July Spirituals Concert in St Peter and St Pauls Pickering at 2.30 [£5]. Monday 24 to Saturday 29 July All other events in Pickering Memorial Hall at 7.30pm, in order - Heritage Hall Stompers, Wirrorleans Jazz Band, Pedigree Jazz Band, Swale Valley Stompers, Millennium Eagle Jazz Band, New Orleans Wiggle. Tickets are £12, available from Amy Ward, s.a.e. to 51 Roman Avenue South, Stamford Bridge, York YO41 1LS with the cheque payable to Ryedale Jazz Society, please. Ryedale Jazz Club continues to meet at 7.30pm on the second Wednesday of every month at the Beansheaf Hotel on the A169, YO17 6UE. Further details of all activities on our website at www.ryedalejazz.com

MUSICAL EVENINGS AT THORNTON DALE METHODIST CHURCH

Saturday 3 June 7pm at Thornton Dale Methodist Church. A musical evening by ‘Singing for Pleasure Choir’, followed by supper. A collection will be taken for Church funds. All welcome. Friday 30 June 7pm. A musical evening by ‘Allerston Aloud Choir’ in Thornton Dale Methodist Church. In aid of Thornton Dale Ladies Group Funds. Supper will follow. All welcome.

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Most Sunday afternoons. Located at Gilling Village Hall, YO62 4JJ, there is a children’s playground and facilities in the Railway’s Clubhouse. Free parking, bring a picnic, also refreshments available most Sundays. Children’s party’s with a difference! Check the website for further details of when we are open, www.rsme.org.uk

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HELMSLEY OPEN GARDENS

Saturday 17 June 1pm - 5pm starting at All Saints Church and finishing at the Methodist Church. Teas, Plant and Book stalls. In aid of the Churches. Further information from Christine 01439 770791.

MALTON WI MEETING

Thursday 22 June Charleston dance with Sandra Thompson. 7.30pm at St Leonards and St Marys Church community rooms. Website: maltonwi.wordpress.com

RYEDALE FESTIVAL

14 - 30 July Two weeks of world-class performers in the many beautiful and historic venues in and around Ryedale. Have a look at pages 48 & 49 for more details. Details of events are available online at www.ryedalefestival.com

STAMFORD BRIDGE SCARECROW FESTIVAL Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 June 10am - 3pm. Starts at the Village Hall Maps cost £4.

SUMMER THUNDER DAY AT THE YORKSHIRE AIR MUSEUM

Sunday 4 June A selection of our live jet and propellor aircraft all running for visitors to enjoy the authentic sounds and smells of aviation. A great day out for the whole family as well as aviation enthusiasts. Tickets may be purchased on the day or in advance via yorkshireairmuseum.org.


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HELMSLEY DECORATIVE & FINE ART SOCIETY

ELVIS IN YORKSHIRE

Saturday 17 June 7pm at Steam & Moorland Garden Centre. Please join us for an entertaining evening with Adam Carter - Elvis in Yorkshire. Buffet, licensed bar, raffle. Admission by ticket only. £20 available from 01653 668605 after 6pm or email elvisinyorkshire@ hotmail.com (numbers are limited). In aid of St Catherines Hospice and RYedale Special Families.

PICKERING WEA DAY WORKSHOP Saturday 17 June Catherine Featherstone - Beadwork 10am - 4pm at the Memorial Hall, Potter Hill, Pickering’. It is designed for those with some experience of Beading’. Details about materials will be sent to enrolled students prior to the class starting. Fee: £25. Booking is essential: phone 01751 476118. Email jdsclark@btinternet.com

JUMBLE SALE WITH SHERIFF HUTTON JUMBLIES

Saturday 17 June Held in the village hall between 2pm and 4pm. In aid of York Against Cancer.

MALTON SHOW AT SCAMPSTON PARK

Sunday 2 July The Malton Show now enters its 131st year there will be all the usual agricultural attractions, farm exhibits and class entries that form the backbone of the show, as well as a few other things to appeal to everyone. www.maltonshow.com

Monday 5 June Tibet – The Roof of the World. Zara Fleming is an art consultant and exhibition curator specialising in the art and culture of Tibet, the Himalayan and Mongolia. She has worked for a number of distinguished institutions, leads tours abroad and has published many articles in the field of Buddhist art and culture. This lecture is a general introduction to the history, art and culture of this extraordinary land, lying deep in the heart of Central Asia surrounded by some of the highest mountains in the world. Despite its geographical inaccessibility, it developed a rich and vibrant Buddhist culture and artistic tradition. This lecture gives a brief overview of Tibetan history from the time of the great Tibetan Empire (6th – 9th century) up to the present day; explores the fascinating art and culture inspired by Buddhism, introduced from India in the 7th century, and gives an insight into the current political situation. Monthly lectures on many topics, all at Helmsley Arts Centre Oct – July. To become a member: £45 per year for 9 lectures or for an individual lecture: £10. Please ring Rowena Godfrey on 01439 770617

EVENTS AT THE BECK ISLE MUSEUM

Thursday 1 June Easy-peasy printing. 11am-3pm. Take a look at the museum’s magnificent Columbian printing press and try your hand at some basic printing techniques in the activity room. Suitable for all the family www.beckislemuseum.org.uk

SHERIFF HUTTON HISTORY GROUP MEETING

Tuesday 20 June 7.30pm in the Village Hall. ‘In Conversation’. A welcome back to John Hendry and Hugh Ainsley, ‘our two incomers’ who will be presenting an off the cuff evening with echoes from old Sheriff Hutton. They explore the archives in different ways


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ENTERTAINMENT AT SHERBURN SPORTS CLUB Saturday 17 June Live music “Over The Limit” Sunday 25 June Family fun day & car boot sale

Sunday 25 June Quiz night Sherburn Sports Club, YO17 8PL

SCARECROW TRAIL IN SHERIFF HUTTON

Sunday 25 June Come and walk around the village and see the scarecrows! Trail opens at 10.30am, refreshments, stalls and family fun from noon and prize for best scarecrow awarded at 3pm. All money raised will

go towards supporting Sheriff Hutton Primary School PTFA.

FUNDRAISING EVENT IN AID OF MALTON MUSEUM Saturday 15 July Open garden and garden party. 11am to 6pm at 109 Scarborough Rd Norton. Pizzas from wood burning oven and lots of stalls, games and entertainment.

A MEETING ABOUT THE ISRAELIPALESTINIAN CONFLICT

Tuesday 13 June 7.30pm in Kirkbymoorside Quaker Meeting House. In the centenary year of the Balfour Declaration, come to a film and a talk about the origins of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and what it’s like to live in that area at the moment. Ask questions, and put your views in a discussion chaired by Helen Goodman, Chair of Ryedale Council of Churches. All are welcome. More information from 01751 411908.

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Sunday 17 September Malton and Norton Rotary Club 10K run and shorter races. At Norton School. Contact drabble461@btinternet.com for further information

CLAXTON & SAND HUTTON PLANT FAIR

RYEDALE WALKING GROUP

Sunday 4 June Helmlsey Treasure Hunt. 3pm start at Helmsley Market Place. Wednesday 7 June Blakey Ridge and Rosedale Circular (5.3 miles) Saturday 10 June Glaisdale circular (6.75 miles) Saturday 17 June Slingsby circular (9 miles) Saturday 24 June Nidderdale - Little Alms Cliff Walk (8.5 miles0 Thursday 29 June Pie night at The Grapes Inn, Great Habton (5 miles) For more information visit www. ryedalewalking.com

Sunday 11 June 10.30am until 3.30pm. Sales of annuals, prennials, herbs, shrubs etc. Plant advice, Primrose Bank, Garden Wood Creations, childrens activities, Art Market, Wood Turner, garden book stall, refreshments all day. The fair will offer a wide range of plants, from intriguing house-plants that wave their leaves, to rarely-available vigorous climbers from Chile, as well as the unusual perennials for your summer borders; architectural and ornamental foliage plants; herbs; vegetable and fruit plants; grasses, and wild flowers beloved by bees. In aid of village hall funds. www.claxtonsandhutton.org.uk

BURTON AGNES HALL

Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 June Gardener’s Fair. 11am - 5pm. Friday 30 June, Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 July Jazz & Blues Festival - Three days of the hottest jazz and blues in this exquisite stately home and its gardens. Welcoming guest artists from Saint Lucia. www.burtonagnes.com

MALTON & NORTON ROTARY CLUB

SETTRINGTON BOWLS CLUB OPEN DAY

Tuesday 13 June Malton and Norton Rotary Club Annual Golf Day at Malton and Norton Golf Club. To enter a team or sponsor a hole contact as.kingston@btinternet. com Proceeds to support Yorkshire Cancer Research.

RYEDALE PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP

Monday 5 June Meeting with a speaker and meal. 6pm for 6.30pm start at the Talbot Hotel Malton. Monday 22 June Meeting with speaker and business. 6pm for 6.30pm start at the Talbot Hotel Malton.

Sunday 4 June 2-4pm. Everyone welcome including beginners. Bowls provided. Please bring flat-soled shoes or plimsolls. Light refreshments. No charge or obligation. Contact John Harrison on 01944 768476 or Maureen Croser on 01653 692522

Thursday 8 June Afternoon tea at Park Farm, Rillington For more information contact Gill on 07794 439356


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TERRINGTON GARDEN CLUB

Thursday 29 June 2.30pm Garden visit to Mount St John, Felixkirk, Nr Thirsk. Ticket only in advance. A rare opportunity to see this stunning garden which is generally not open to the public with a guided tour by Head Gardener Lizzie Barmforth. For more information contact 01653 648158 or 01653 648152

THE RYEDALE ROSE FESTIVAL AT RV ROGER'S PLANT CENTRE, PICKERING

Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 July RV Roger will once again be hosting the Ryedale Rose Festival at their Plant Centre in Pickering. It’s an open event suitable for the whole family, with music, refreshments, artists, and additional attractions all weekend, as well as the opportunity to learn about growing, pruning, and getting the best out of your roses. This high-profile festival attracts some of the top growers and exhibitors of roses from all over the UK, including members of the British Isles Rose Society. The Rose Festival is judged to world class standards, and many awards are made on the day. But you can enter your own

roses too – you don’t have to be a professional grower to enter, and we’d love to see your efforts too! RV Roger is one of the UK’s top rose growers producing over 50,000 roses each year, which you will be able to see and walk amongst during on the day. It’s a sight to compare with the bulb fields of Holland! The Rose Festival weekend promises to give lots of fun and interest, entry is free to everyone, and gates are open from 9am each day. For more information see www.rvroger.co.uk, or email sales@rvroger.co.uk


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ST HELEN AND THE HOLY CROSS, SHERIFF HUTTON 80/40 CELEBRATION WEEKEND

HAXBY AND WIGGINTON FLOWER CLUB MEETING

Sunday 2 July Afternoon tea in the Churchyard at 2.30pm. and Choral Evensong at 4pm. Helmsley Chamber Choir. Preacher: Rev Canon John Brown, Chairman of the Church Visitor & Tourism Association For information contact jsoak@gmail.com 01347 878754 or thompsonroy5@gmail.com 01347 878644

WILD WEST DANCE IN AMPLEFORTH

Saturday 1 July 6.30pm for 6.45pm. Concert of popular, jazz and folk music featuring “Oldish Spice”, 60/70/80s music from Nottingham’s finest harmony choir, Jersey’s petethompsonjazz and folk music from the “Drummers”. Bar, BBQ, Raffle. Donations for the church but book if food needed.

Tuesday 13 June 7.30pm at Wigginton Recreation Hall Commencing. A Floral demonstration by Sue Spencer entitled; A Rhapsody of Flowers. The arrangements will be raffled at the end of the evening. Tea and coffee will be available. Visitors welcome cost £5 on the door. Do come and enjoy a relaxing evening with friends. New members always welcome. Further details from Janet Pepper on; 01347 823601 or Joan McBurney on 01347 878544 See also www.haxbyandwiggintonflowerclub. com

Saturday 17 June 7.30pm at Studford Farm, Ampleforth, YO62 5EL. Tickets £20. Dress: Wild West. Live band, hog roast, raffle. In aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research. For more information contact Helen Wilson on 01439 770243.

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Children’s Pirate and Mermaid Cruise

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Sunday 18 June Fun Dog Show and Terrier, Lurcher & Whippet Show 1pm at Fox & Rabbit Farm, Lockton. Saturday 29 July Country Show & Sports at Saltersgate Bank Top, Lockton. Full details www.saltersgatefarmershuntshow. co.uk or telephone 01751 460468

SCAMPSTON WALLED GARDEN WELCOMES RYEDALE BOOK FESTIVAL Sunday 25 June Join Ryedale Book Festival for a day of literary delights with a nature theme. These are free events included with standard admission to Scampston Walled Garden. www.scampston.co.uk

CHARITY CAR BOOT SALE IN WELBURN

Sunday 25 June Kirkbymoorside Fundraising Group for Marie Curie Care and support through terminal illness are holding a Country House Car Boot Sale by kind invitation of Colonel and Mrs John Shaw at Welburn Manor, Welburn Kirkbymoorside, YO62 7HH from 8.30am to noon. Vendors arrive 7-30am onwards. Cars £6, Vans/Trailers £10. For further information or if you wish to book a pitch telephone Mrs J Shaw 01751 431216 or Mrs J Cook on 01751 431160. Refreshments will be available.

RYEDALE FAMILY HISTORY GROUP MEETING

Wednesday 21 June 7.30pm at The Moorside Bar & Club, Shaw Drive, Kirkbymoorside, York, YO62 6PS. Keith Goodchild will be talking about ‘Life with the Lifeguards’ Keith will talk about their duties in and around Buckingham Place.


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Box Office open Tues - Fri 10am-2pm Tel: 01439 771700 The Old Meeting House, Helmsley YO62 5DW

Friday 9 June Far from the Madding Crowd - Spirited, independent Bathsheba Everdene must choose between her three suitors. Will she choose to marry for passion, for obligation or for true love and companionship? Saturday 10 June Four Quarters and Harmonia Choir - Expect a wide range of songs from du wop to show tunes, folk, pop and gospel.

Thursday 1 June Under The Sea Arty Craft Day - Dive in to a full day of Under the Sea themed activities! Age 7-12 Friday 2 June The Tap Dancing Mermaid - Gather round, gather round for the Moon’s magical, mystical story about a tippetty-top tap dancer who he has been watching at night. Marina Skippett creeps out of her house every night to shuffle and stomp on the boardwalk to the sounds of the sea. She can’t tap dance at home anymore since her evil, tractor-sized Aunty banned it, threatening to feed Marina’s dinners to the dog! But then, one moonlit night, Marina meets a mysterious, watery boy swimming in the sea and her life is never the same again! Saturday 3 June One Night of Ska - A brand new homage to Ska, starring singer/guitarist Gerry Slattery (Boy George Band, Showaddywaddy, Alvin Stardust) and Kim Cypher on saxophones and vocals. Monday 5 June Helmsley Decorative and Fine Arts Society Lecture ‘Tibet - The Roof of the World’

180TH ANNIVERSARY AT SLINGSBY METHODIST CHURCH

Saturday 8 July Summer Concert by The Terrington Choir at 7pm. There will be a refreshments afterwards. All are welcome.

EVENING OF ENTERTAINMENT AT NORMANBY CHURCH Friday 30 June Adam Collier entertains with his take on the

Friday 16 June Alfie Moore - Getting Away with Murder. In this brand new stand-up show former Detective Sergeant Alfie Moore, and star of BBC Radio 4 comedy ‘It’s A Fair Cop’, takes you on a thrilling and interactive journey through the art and science of murder investigation. What makes a murderer? And why do they caught….or not? Sunday 18 June Mardi Gras Lunch-Time Jazz. A welcome return of the popular Mardi Gras Band for a lunch-time session in the Studio Bar. Saturday 24 June Nancy Kerr and James Fagan - one of the bestknown and most experienced folk duos on the British circuit today. Sunday 25 June The Barber and Sue - These two short plays, whilst stand-alone, are connected by the theme of trust that people put in one another and the conclusions we are all guilty of jumping to. www.helmsleyarts.co.uk

Yorkshire Dialect at Marton Village Hall at 7pm. Refreshments included.

HELMSLEY WI MEETINGS

4th Thursday of the month 7.30pm in the Meeting Room, North York Moors Office, Bondgate, Helmsley. Guest speakers, activities, crafts, trips out & visits! No age limit- just bring your enthusiasm For more information call Helen Robinson (Secretary) 01439 771707


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Summer Garden Party Wine Tasting Thursday 22nd June, 7.30pm at The Old Lodge Hotel, Malton Featuring a selection of Fine Summer Wines and appropriate light victuals. Tickets £15 per person - numbers strictly limited, early booking essential. Booking through Lynn Reed at Derventio on

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EVENTS IN LEAVENING

Sunday 4 June Chapel Anniversary - Meet at the Church at 2pm and afterwards for afternoon tea. Sunday 11 June Open Gardens Day - 1-6pm. In aid of Church funds. Teas and craft hall for children. Sunday 18 June Garage Sale 10am - 1pm. Sunday 8 & 9 July Scarecrow Trail with Village Fete on the 9 July. 2pm start.

RYEDALE VINEYARDS TOURS AND TASTINGS

See page 59, visit www.ryedalevineyards.co.uk or telephone 07792 276713 for more information.

SCAMPSTON HALL & GARDENS

Sunday 4 June Spring Plant Fair. 10am - 4pm. Our bi-annual plant fair returns! The perfect day out for gardeners! Specialist and unusual plants, expert advice and

delicious cream teas. Tickets also include entry into the Walled Garden and Parkland. £7.50 for adults, £3.50 for RHS members, Children go free. Sunday 25 June A Day with Ryedale Book Festival. Join us for an action-packed day of poetry & nature writing with stars of the literary world. There will be something for all the family. www.scampston.co.uk

MIDDLETON AISLABY & WRELTON WI MEETING Wednesday 7 June Hand bell ringing with Anne Deebank. A History, Demonstration and Have a Go! 7.15pm in the village hall Middleton. New members are welcome to join us. Contact 01751 570127 or email middletonaislabywreltonwi@gmail.com


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JUNE EVENTS AT THE MILTON ROOMS

Friday 2 June ‘Sentimental Journey’ 1940s Vintage Dance. 8pm. Come and dance or enjoy listening to a wide variety of music from the 1940s and beyond. See page 80. Saturday 3 June Dave Tomlinson & Friend. 8pm. Original songs of the incredibly talented Dave Tomlinson with Tom Townsend and other top quality session players. Tuesday 6 June Tir na Nog. 8pm. Progressive folk from legendary Irish duo Tir na Nog as they visit the Milton Rooms for the first time on this leg of their ‘The Dark Dance’ tour. Saturday 17 June Boo Hewerdine and Band. 8pm. Revered UK singer-songwriter Boo Hewerdine together

Friday 23 June Pat McCarthy Jazz Quartet. 8pm. A warm and melodic repertoire of jazz standards and original songs in a modern vein, presented with style and class, featuring guitarist Pat McCarthy and singer Shannon Reilly and band. Saturday 24 June The Ivy League. 8pm. For a great night of humour, music and dance don’t miss the legendary Ivy League on their 2017 farewell tour. Tuesday 27 June Me and Thee Theatre. 7.30pm. Two brand new one-act plays exploring the complexities of the very human desire to trust. An evening that challenges your perceptions and expectations, tests your loyalties and plays with your emotions. Further information from the Milton Rooms Box Office, 01653 696240, or www.themiltonrooms.com. To buy online tickets for most events visit wegottickets. com and search Milton Rooms.

Sunday 11 June Members Plant Sale. 11am - 3pm. Our members have been busy propagating plants from their gardens for sale in aid of the arboretum. Pick up a bargain or maybe a mystery plant! All welcome.

YORKSHIRE ARBORETUM

Wednesday 21 June 7-9pm. Midsummer Poetry Reading. Join award winners Liz Berry and Mark Pajak for poetry reading in beautiful surroundings. £10 per person (Incl free glass of wine or soft drink and nibbles) Booking is essential. Call the Visitor Centre on 01653 648598

Wednesday 21 June 7pm

Saturday 3 & 10 June Dawn Chorus Walk between 5am & 7.30am.

Midsummer Poetry Evening

Sunday 4 June 10am - 4.30pm. We are proud to support the National Garden Scheme. All ticket proceeds from today go to the NGS, supporting 9 UK charities including Macmillan, The Carers’ Trust, Perennial and Parkinson’s UK.

are also various Open Gardens events with award winning Liz BerryThere and others running throughout June. To find nibbles out more visit www. £10 inc a free glass of wine and yorkshirearboretum.org

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Thursday 29 June A trip to Scarborough, visit the Rotunda Museum, or walk along the Prom or stay at Dean’s Garden Centre. Contact Pat Thompson on 01653 628620 for more details.

RYEDALE DOG RESCUE

Saturday 10 June Coffee morning, Wells Lane, Malton Sunday 2 July Fun dog show at Malton Show. Saturday 8 July Coffee morning, Wells Lane, Malton Sunday 9 July RDR Big Fun Dog Show & Family Fun Day, Scampston Park We also run lots of car boots throughout the summer so keep an eye on our Facebook page for new dates.

MIDSUMMER MUSIC CONCERT BY BULMER CHOIR

Friday 23 June 7.30pm in Helmsley Arts Centre. Conducted by Chris Thornton-Holmes. A lovely programme for a summer evening, with some Vaughan Williams, some Purcell, a bit of Gilbert and Sullivan and a selection of traditional Scots songs. The choir are delighted to be joined by very talented young soloists from Pocklington School. Tickets £7.50 from choir member, www.bulmerchoir.webs.org or Helmsley Arts Centre tel. 01439 771 700. The Arts Centre Bar will be open for tea, coffee and drinks.


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POTTER HILL PLAYGROUP SUMMER FAIR

Saturday 8 July 10am - 1.30pm. Weather proof family fun at Potter Hill Methodist Hall, Pickering. For more details keep an eye on our Facebook Page @pickeringplaygroup

ATLAS FESTIVAL

Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 July At Scampston Hall. For more information see page 46.

PICKERING FREEMASONARY OPEN DAY

Saturday 24 June 11am – 4pm at Victory Lodge, Bridge Street, Pickering. See inside the lodge rooms, talk to active Freemasons, bring the family, refreshments provided. See page 53

MALTON MUSEUM SUMMER LECTURE

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FOUR QUARTERS AND HARMONIA CHOIR

Saturday 10 June 7.30pm Join a capella group Four Quarters and Harmonia Ladies Choir for an evening of entertainment at Helmsley Arts Centre. Saturday 8 July Harmonia Ladies Choir. Gospel, musical theatre, folk and everything in betweem. 7pm at St Mary’s Church, Lastingham. For more information visit www.harmoniachoir.co.uk

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hildren at Thornton Dale Primary School lend a hand to help plant an apple tree in the school grounds – one of 14 gifted to schools around the north of the district by Ryedale Lions Club as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations. Lions President David Warin (left) and colleague Geoff Otterburn presented the tree and plaque to mark the occasion. “We are keen to involve young people in celebrating our big birthday. We are sure both the pupils and the trees will flourish in the future, just as the Lions Club has done,” said Mr Warin.


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Can you help York Rescue Boat? Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in your local community, to be part of a dedicated team that train and develop skills to prevent life threatening situations and when needed help save lives? the night. You will also have the mental discipline to cope with such demands, and the positive approach required to work as part of a small team in potentially challenging conditions.  You will be willing to commit to regular training sessions, and to an agreed number of operational deployments every month once trained to the required level.  As part of a small charity, you will have a flexible approach and also be prepared to help with our fundraising efforts.

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Ten years of acapella singing Fabulous harmonies with Four Quarters and Harmonia a great celebration of their work together. Helping them celebrate will be Harmonia Choir, hot on the heels of their success at the Eskdale Festival. Harmonia is a 55 strong all female community choir based in Norton and now in its ninth year. Performing a wide range of material from gospel to musical theatre, folk and jazz, the choir is led by experienced music teacher Alison Davis.

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capella quartet Four Quarters are celebrating their tenth anniversary with an evening of entertainment at Helmsley Arts Centre on 10th June. Rob, Rachel, Lynn and Carolyn are still enjoying their fireside get-togethers with tea, biscuits, friendship, fun (as well as a bit of singing)! Their ever growing repertoire includes do wop, pop, folk, gospel, some old, some new, all borrowed, some blue - and all made their own. This concert will be

Harmonia members range from 21 to 70+ and the choir won three trophies at the choir day at this years’ Eskdale Festival. Last year Harmonia won the same three classes - Songs from the Shows, Christmas in April and the highlight of the evening the choir recital where they competed against 11 other choirs. The second opportunity to enjoy the choir is on 8th July at St Marys Church in Lastingham. It will be the first time the choir has performed in this beautiful setting and they are very much looking forward to helping to raise money for St Mary’s Church. More information can be found at www.helmsleyarts. co.uk/whats-on/ four-quarters-andharmonia-choir and at www.harmoniachoir. co.uk

FOUR QUARTERS AND HARMONIA CHOIR Popular acapella group Four Quarters and the celebrated Harmonia Choir perform du wop, folk, pop, show tunes and gospel. Helmsley Arts Centre. Saturday June 10th @ 7.30pm £9/£4.50 Tickets available from www.helmsleyarts.co.uk


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Short Story Lost and Found

“A gentleman’s come in with a lost and found card for the window.” Carly was new to the job at the village newsagent, and felt as though she was constantly interrupting poor Frances with questions. “What should I say to him?” “Is he wearing a flat cap covered in badges?” Frances looked up from a pile of invoices. “Yes,” Carly said. “It keeps slipping over his eyes.” “That’s Mr Pemrose.” Frances took off her glasses and pushed back her chair. “I’ll be right there.” The gentleman in question was stood at the counter holding a crisp white postcard. He smiled at the sight of Frances. “I’m intrigued to hear what you’ve found this week, Mr Pemrose,” she said warmly. “I’m glad you asked,” he winked. “I found a cloud of starlings over Kirk’s Farm that looked, for a moment, like the ribbon on a birthday present.” “How wonderful,” Frances said taking the card from him. “Carly would you mind putting this in the window so that passers-by can see it?” Greatly puzzled, Carly took the neatly written card, and squeezed herself between the crisp boxes and the window to reach the lost and found display. “I’m afraid there are no spaces left. Are there any old cards that could be taken down?” “I’m sure there’s a few,” Frances said. “What do you think Mr Pemrose, shall we make some space?” “Oh yes.” The man chuckled as the hat again slipped over his eyes. “Maybe the one about the full moon that rolled up Copper Hill can go?” “Perhaps,” Frances said, “but has that snowy field

you found that looked like candyfloss now been returned to its rightful owner?” “I’m sure someone must have claimed it by now,” Mr Pemrose said, turning cheerfully to Carly. “Can you find it, dear?” Carly pulled each card out of its slot and read the descriptions. There were lost cats and bus passes, found cats and bus passes, and every now and then she recognised Mr Pemrose’s neat handwriting. These found things were strange. He’d found a cherry tree in full bloom in February, a double rainbow over the moor and the song of a thrush at midnight. Who could possibly have lost these things she wondered. Finally, she found a fading card about a field of candyfloss. “Would you like the old card back?” she asked, slipping the new card into the vacant slot. “You keep it,” he said, adjusting his hat while opening the door. With a ring of its bell he left. Carly dusted down her jeans. “Well I don’t know what he’s found,” she said, “but I strongly suspect he’s lost his marbles.” “Mr Pemrose is perfectly sane,” Frances laughed. “But why does he do it?” Carly asked. “No one has lost a flock of starlings, because they don’t belong to anyone, so how can he say that he’s found one?” “Because a year ago Mr Pemrose saw a card posted in our window which said ‘LOST – MY SENSE OF WONDER’,” Frances said. “Ever since then he’s been trying to reunite them with it.” “Weren’t you concerned for the person who posted it?” Carly worried. “Oh, no,” Frances laughed, “the card didn’t originally say that; condensation had made the ink run.” “So what did it really say?” Carly asked. “I can’t remember,” Frances frowned. “A lost umbrella maybe; nothing to lose any sleep over.” “Does Mr Pemrose know?” Carly asked. “If he does it hasn’t stopped him,” Frances smiled. “Besides, everyone likes to read his cards. We all mislay our sense of wonder occasionally.” By Jackie Brewster


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Dining out with Ryedale Dog Rescue Local mother of two and former fashion model, Holly, runs local dog grooming company Fur Baby and is on a mission to help you with your messy ‘fur babies’. “I am passionate about dogs and really happy to be raising money for Ryedale Dog Rescue.”

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olly Ring from Fur Baby and Angela Egan are raising money for local dog rescue charity Ryedale Dog Rescue at a meal with a difference. The ‘Dine with your Doggy’ event will take place at Café 46 in Malton on Thursday 3rd August and Holly will be on hand with advice! The last event was held at the Talbot Hotel and was a sell-out. “We hope that this event is as successful,” says Holly. “It’s brilliant fun and all in a good cause!”

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‘Should I neuter my dog or cat?’ This is a question that a vet gets asked every day and, in most cases, the answer is yes; let’s look at why.

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species. Over the years the number of pet rabbits in the UK has grown significantly, and every week we are welcoming more new patients and clients into our practices.

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During this week, all Battle Flatts’ branches will be hosting FREE Vet Health Checks* at specific times throughout the week. We would also like to invite all rabbit owners to an open Client Evening at our Stamford Bridge branch on Monday 19th June, at 6.30pm, where one of our vets, Gemma, will be answering a range of questions. PLUS every attendee will receive a voucher for a Free Health Check* to be used by the end of July. Please contact one of our branches to book an appointment, or visit our Facebook Page for more information nearer the time *Health check does not include costs of medication/further treatment if deemed necessary


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Summer's finally arrived and our volunteers need a helping hand. It’s all hands (and paws!) on deck this summer as we try to raise as much money as possible in readiness for the difficult winter months. We have a fantastic team of fundraising volunteers who meet every month to plan new activities and new faces are always welcome

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Join our friendly fundraising team Volunteer to man a fundraising stall Be an extra pair of hands at our fun dog show Run a car boot for us Donate tombola items Run your own coffee morning or event for us. We welcome all ideas! If you’d like to get involved, please give us a call or visit our Facebook page that is regularly updated with current and planned events.

DOG OF THE MONTH: LUCKY

Lucky is a Saluki x and is approximately 18 months old. She hasn’t had the best start in life, but is a very quiet affectionate girl and just wants a home where she’ll be able to settle down and be loved. She seems fine around other dogs, but due to her breeding she would need very careful introductions to any small furry animals if already in residence. If you would like to find out more about Lucky and arrange a home-check visit, please call us on 07581 324153. Thank you. Come and join us at our fundraising events – see our listing in the events pages for more details.

For further information on Ryedale Dog Rescue please visit our website www.ryedaledogrescue.com or you can contact us on 07581 324153 (Please remember we are a charity run entirely by unpaid volunteers, most of whom work full-time, so please be patient and we will return your call as soon as possible. Thank you)

DUNCOMBE PARK PLEASURE RIDE Ride Yorkshire are looking forward to this year’s pleasure ride in Duncombe Park, Helmsley, on Saturday 24th June. This annual event is organised to raise funds for Ryedale Special Families (www. ryedalespecialfamilies.org.uk), based in Malton and for the Ride Yorkshire Foundation to help with their work with disadvantaged adults and children. To register or to find out more, please contact the Event Secretary on 07583 451825 or visit www.rideyorkshire.org or find us on Facebook (‘Ride Yorkshire’)


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and canapés will be served from 6.30pm, concert starts at 6.45pm. Tickets £5, available only in advance from the Village Shop. This concert is kindly being sponsored by Hardcastle France. On Saturday, there is a Flower Festival in the Church and Chapel from 10.30 to 4pm. The floral displays in the Church will be created by members of the Malton and District Flower Club and will depict village life past and present. The arrangements in the Chapel will be created by a group of our talented local flower arrangers and will depict Methodism in the Community. Tickets are £3 and can be purchased at the church. The Flower Festival continues into Sunday, along with an Open Gardens programme where around 15 gardens will be open to explore and enjoy between 1pm and 5pm. A ticket for Open Gardens only (with map) is £4 and a joint ticket for Open Gardens and Flower Festival is £6. Teas will be served in the village hall where there will also be a display of art by local children. The weekend will finish with a joint church/chapel service at 6.30pm in All Saints Church, with the Bishop of Selby. Car parking throughout the weekend is available on the Village Sports Field (beside the church) by kind permission of Slingsby Sports and Social Club. For further details see www.slingbyvillage.co.uk

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Community Singalong

Do you like to sing but are not a member of a choir? If so you could join a new venture called the ‘Community Singalong’ in Old Malton. We aim to sing well-known traditional folk-songs and the like, simply for the joy of it. It might even be a kind of Gareth Malone Tribute Choir, except we shan’t take it too seriously. All men and women, boys and girls invited; no age limits, no registration, no obligation to attend every meeting, and no fees or charges. The initial meeting will be at 8pm (for an hour) on Monday 12th June at St Mary’s Community Centre, Old Malton. That meeting will guide us as to a plan of future meetings. No need to book; just come along. If you need a chat or further information, telephone Phil on 01944 758 996. For more serious choir members, there is an event in Old Malton Priory on Sunday 18 June: an open Come & Sing the Pergolesi Magnificat.

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Gardening Outdoor Relaxation

Plants have an amazing ability to calm and soothe even the most wound up, stressed out mood, but what should you grow if you really want to create that perfect place to relax? Start by considering a fairly gentle perfume, like that produced by many roses. One of my favourites is ‘Felicia’. For something slightly richer try ‘Tuscany Superb’.

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If you have space for a good-sized container plant, then grow your own Datura or Brugmansia. Commonly known as the angel’s trumpet, these plants produce large elegant trumpet-shaped flowers with a wonderful perfume. Think too of plants with a relaxing feel to them, such as the grass Chasmanthium latifolium which grows to a height of about 45 cm and carries its flattened seed heads above the leaves. They move about delicately in the breeze and are almost impossible not to stroke. Artemisia abrotanum has soft grey-green leaves that will make you want to touch it, which releases a lovely aroma. The perfume of lavender is often used in aromatherapy because of its calming, soothing properties, so grow this in a sunny spot with free-draining soil, perhaps to edge a border. It not only has lovely, slightly furry or felt-like foliage but also produces that heavenly smell. Grasses and bamboos work well too; the rustling sound of bamboo foliage as the stems sway gently is one of the most relaxing sounds I know, and for smaller spaces many of the grasses form wonderfully

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From Nuisance To Natural Resource Kirkbymoorside Environment Group

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here was much publicity a few years ago about the problem of controlling bracken when the EU proposed a ban on the chemical normally used, something very relevant to our part of North Yorkshire, but a family farm has developed a way of turning this nuisance plant into a source of much needed income – and no need for the chemicals. Dalesfoot farm in Cumbria developed a way of using bracken and sheep’s wool to make an excellent compost that has shown very good results in trials. Not only does this turn a nuisance plant into a crop to be harvested but they also use the poorer quality sheep wool which provides extra income for local farms. The North York Moors have lots of sheep (with spare wool) and bracken (which is a nuisance). Could we learn something from Cumbria? The soil in Kirkbymoorside tends to be neutral towards alkaline and there is a lot of clay about but we do have a microclimate which is very good for fruit growing. To really test the value of a bracken/ sheep’s wool compost we needed a challenge so how about blueberries, a fruit which is known to prefer a more acidic soil? Local efforts to grow blueberries in the past have produced mixed results but simply growing them in a pot with ericaceous compost takes dedication to manage the watering and nutrients so would growing them in the ground with the addition of a sheep’s wool and bracken compost make the difference? This is what our blueberry trial has set out to answer using 3 different sites within a mile radius of Kirkby, all with slightly different soils, and testing the compost against control conditions on 3 varieties of blueberry. The trial is being supervised by the Northern Fruit Group and will last for several years but perhaps in the near future it might show that our bracken could become a valuable natural resource – and no need for the chemicals. You can find more about the trial and follow our progress at www.kirkbyfruitproject. wordpress.com

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ADVERTISERS' INDEX ACCOUNTANTS & BOOKKEEPING Roz Collins Bookkeeping.....41 The Jones Partnership.......67 AERIALS & AUDIOVISUAL Aerial Services...................14 Poptron Aerial Services.......36 Yorkshire Coast Aerials.......34 APPLIANCE REPAIR & WHITE GOODS Appliance Solutions............91 ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES Pete Midgley Design..........30 Prospect Design.................34 ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS Atlas Festival.....................47 Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival.............................37 Helmsley Arts Centre..........59 Ryedale Festival.................48 Scampston Walled Garden.. 45 York Boat...........................63 Yorkshire Arboretum...........37 BATHROOMS Monks Cross Tiles & Bathrooms.........................28 Ryedale Bathrooms............15 BLINDS Anderson’s Fabrics.............90 Blinds Valley......................29 Low Blind Price..................82 Ryedale Blinds...................32 BUILDERS

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Merlin Trading Ltd..............28 Powerlink Electrical............75 Pulleyn Electrical Servies....36 Steve Clark Electrical Ltd....22 Stuart Robinson Electrician.35

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