Kirkbymoorside Christmas market

Don’t forget it’s tomorrow. Fingers crossed for some good weather.

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Learn to photograph all things railway

From the North Yorkshire Moors Railway: Announcing  one day workshops ideal for those wishing to learn to use their digital cameras more creatively, whilst photographing trains, stations, people and landscapes along the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. The workshops are designed for photographers of all abilities, and so are offered at a Beginners, and at an […]

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Preview of Dr Who Christmas special in York

Lucky Doctor Who fans will get the chance to enjoy Peter Capaldi’s final moments as the Time Lord ahead of this year’s Christmas Day special. Peter Capaldi’s final appearance, Twice Upon a Time, sees him joined by York-born David Bradley, as the First Doctor. The episode is being toured across eight UK towns and cities […]

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December walks with the Ramblers

The local branch of the Ramblers is offering the following walks in December.  Note that they include walks on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, so there’s plenty of opportunity to walk off that hangover! December 3:  From Square Corner Car Park, near Nether Stilton. 11 miles, grid ref.SE 479 959, Leader P Hudson. Dogs […]

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Talk at Appleton on the Human Enquiry Project

“Third Thursday Talks” return to the delightful little Reading Roon in Appleton-le-Moors with “The Human Enquiry Project” presented by Manoj Krishna. Understanding ourselves clearly brings wisdom. Our happiness depends on it. With this clarity of understanding our relationships improve and our problems can dissolve. This wisdom allows us to cope with stress, and find a […]

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KMEG holds another successful Repair Cafe

Kirkbymoorside Environment Group held its second Repair Cafe at the Moorside Room on Saturday, November 11th. The items mended, or advised upon included: a blender, an over-locking machine, 2 sewing machines, quilt, stool, radio, small round table, 2 lamps, laptop, secateurs, sheets, radio-cassette player, vacuum cleaner, tablet, frog, trousers, bag, bike, picture frame, table, boots, […]

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Ryedale Walking Group’s December walks

There’s still time to get a bit of exercise before the party season: three nice walks on offer from Ryedale Walking Group, one of them starting and finishing here in Kirkbymoorside. New members are always welcome. Sunday 3 December: Hovingham, Stonegrave & Cawton 8 miles (moderate) 950ft Park/Start 10:00 Considerate parking in Hovingham (SE667757) Saturday 9 December: […]

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Brass Band in concert with songs from the shows

Our own Kirkbymoorside Town Brass Band is giving a concert together with the Harmonia Choir, under the title Stage and Screen, featuring film scores and new musical showstoppers alongside classics that have stood the test of time.  The Band needs no introduction to Kirkbymoorsiders.  The Harmonia Choir is a 60 strong all-female community choir based […]

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Juice and cider for sale at the Christmas market

From Kirkby Fruit Project: Our Stall will be open for business at the Kirkbymoorside Christmas Market on Saturday 25th November, 10 o’clock onwards. Look for our yellow banner – We will be selling our handmade gift boxes, our new ‘mulled cider kits’ and, of course, bottles of our KirkbymoorCider and pasteurised apple juice.  Come along and solve […]

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Festive buses

From the EYMS (operators of our 128 Helmsley to Scarborough service): We know some of you are already starting to plan your travel over the festive period, so here’s a summary of our special festive bus timetables: 23 December – normal services. Christmas Eve, 24 December – normal Sunday services, but with an early finish. […]

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1812 Pantomime: Dick Whittington and His Cat

As you may have noticed, the pantomime season is upon us.  Here are details of our nearest event, in Helmsley. Full listings will follow shortly.  Ed The 1812 Theatre Company’s pantomime returns to Helmsley Arts Centre this year with Dick Whittington and a host of other entertaining characters. Directed by Helena Fox (Director of Everwitch […]

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Catering opportunity at Ryedale School

General Kitchen Assistant / Cashier needed at Ryedale School. 20 hours per week, term time only. Please contact Sharon Armstrong for more information on 0797 7281961.

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Give or Take days need help

The recent Kirkbymoorside Give or Take Day was reckoned to be the most popular yet. Precise figures of attendance aren’t kept, and there really isn’t any way of measuring the quantity of giving, but regular volunteers thought that more items, and more people, came though the door than ever before. Rather to everyone’s surprise, the […]

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Stalls available at the Wednesday table top sale

Come and join our friendly bunch! Would you like a stall at the weekly table top sale at the Memorial Hall, Kirkbymoorside on a Wednesdays (Market Day) We have a pop up cafe and a few stalls but need more! Let’s make the most of this community hub! If you are interested contact Sheila on […]

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Christmas shopping in Kirkby

The town council have sent across information relating to forthcoming events including the arrival of the fair, Christmas Market and late night night shopping:

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Cleaner wanted for Ravenswick site

We are looking for a cleaner to join our site team at Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire. Wage: £7.81 per hour Hours: Mon-Thurs 08:00-17:30 Fri 08:00-15:00 Essential Requirements Experience in a similar role Good attitude to work Trustworthy / Reliable / Honest Clean and tidy appearance Must hold a current/valid UK Passport or Birth Certificate or a […]

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Additional eight days for Yorkshire’s 2018 Dark Skies Festival

A night zip wire experience and stargazing combined with a stellar eating experience will be just two of numerous new events in a much-expanded Dark Skies Festival across North Yorkshire in February 2018. From the inaugural event in 2016, the Festival has proven to be such a hit with visitors that the joint organisers, the […]

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Meet the artist, this Saturday

John Creighton’s exhibition of charcoal drawings at the Ryedale Folk Museum continues until November 26. There is another chance to meet the artist this Saturday, November 11, in the Gallery at Ryedale Folk Museum, from 1pm to 3pm. All welcome, admission free. The drawings are selling but there is still time to buy one if […]

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Another Repair Cafe

Following the succes of its first Repair Cafe, Kirkbymoorside Environment Group is holding another on Saturday 11th November from 10.00 to 2.00 in the Moorside Room. Minor repairs on all sorts of household items, toys, electrical goods and sewing alterations will be undertaken, or advised upon. So dig out those items that still have life […]

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Kirkby in Bloom success

KMS in Bloom has been successful in its application for £500.00 – grateful thanks to all who voted and to those who work so hard to keep the town looking good!! Anne Charlton

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Kirkbymoorside CP School Christmas Fair

SAVE THE DATE: Friday 1 December from 6pm to 8pm – Kirkbymoorside C P School Christmas Fair. There’ll be a Grotto for the children and crafts, toys, cakes, games and activities for all. Try your luck on the tombola, buy a raffle ticket and enjoy an evening of Christmas cheer! Admission is FREE.

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Talk on excavations at York Minster

York’s lovely Minster is a familiar sight to those of us lucky to live so close to it, and you may have heard tales of its long history, from being on the site of a Roman building through to its being threatened with collapse in the 1960s. Want to hear the real story? Ian Milsted, […]

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Kirkby Fruit Project on the radio

Chris Simmonds from Kirkby Fruit Project was interviewed by Julia Lewis for the BBC Radio York Sunday Gardening programme last Sunday, November 5.  The interview covered the Project itself and the discovery of the unique Kirkby Pippin apple, and concluded with a great plug – by Julia Lewis – for the Kirkby Christmas market.  Here […]

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Ryedale Festival 2018 Launch Concert

It seems that the good folk who run the Ryedale Festival never sleep. As the 2017 Festival came to a resounding conclusion on Saturday evening with the magnificent strains of Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius vibrating around York Minster, the start of the 2018 Festival was announced. The Ryedale Festival 2018 Launch Concert will be held […]

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Tickets now on sale for York pop-up Shakespeare theatre

Tickets are now on sale for the much publicised pop-up theatre to be built in York next summer. Set in a vibrant Shakespearean Village beside Clifford’s Tower in York, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre promises a thrilling and unique theatrical experience!  The pop-up theatre will combine state-of-the-art scaffolding technology with the historic 13-sided design of a traditional […]

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Winter timetable for the 128 now in effect

From the EYMS: If you catch Service 128 (Helmsley to Scarborough), don’t forget that the winter Sunday timetable started today, the first Sunday in November.  In effect this means that buses terminate in Pickering on Sundays (and bank holidays) and do NOT go on to Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley. No need to pick up a new […]

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What’s On in November at the Sun, Pickering

Some up-coming events at the Sun Inn, 136 Westgate, Pickering:

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Shoebox appeal for Children in Distress

Children in Distress is again organising a Christmas shoebox appeal. The “Love in a Box” Shoebox Appeal 2017 will build on the successful 22 years of appeals delivering Christmas love in boxes filled with gifts, kindness and joy to the poorest infants, children and senior citizens in Europe. The shop here in Kirkbymoorside Market Place […]

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Up coming choices for Library Book Group

The Kirkbymoorside Library Book Group meets on the first Monday of each month from 2.00 to 3.00 pm. The next meeting will be on November 6, when the group will be discussing “Birdcage Walk” (2017) by Helen Dunmore. Set in 1792 when Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence. Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in […]

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More about the Man on the Moors

Following our two pieces on the Man on the Moors sculpture (July 2 and September 6), and the flurry (by blog standards) of responses they provoked, readers may be interested in the following comments, abridged with permission from an article by Ian Carstairs, President of the North Yorkshire Moors Association, in the Autumn 2017 edition […]

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