York Guildhall Orchestra concert, October 14

From the York Guildhall Orchestra: Having ended our last season on a high with a ‘Proms Extravaganza’ we shall begin our new season on October 14th in similar mood with the fizzing Carnaval Romain Overture by Berlioz. The famous, Faure Pavane will follow and the first half will culminate with a performance of Bartok’s 3rd […]

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Kirkbymoorside Wool Crafters

Invite you to a Flower Festival with a difference – “A Walk through the Seasons” – featuring knitted and crochet displays. To be held at All Saints Church, Kirkbymoorside. Preview evening with wine and music Friday October 13th at 7pm. Display open daily Sat 14th – Sun 22nd October, 10am – 4pm. Tea and Coffee […]

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REMINDER – Please vote for Kirkbymoorside in Bloom

Kirkbymoorside in Bloom has been shortlisted by the Skipton Building Society from 700 applicants to receive a Grassroots Giving award. To ensure that this award is received we need YOUR help please by voting. There are over 350 groups shortlisted and the 164 groups with the highest number of votes will each win £500. Please […]

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Get your apples juiced for free

From Kirkby Fruit Project: Would you like your early cropping apples juiced free of charge? Then come along to our first Community Juicing Day of the 2017 season at Netherby, West End, Kirkbymoorside, on the first Sunday in October between 2pm and 4pm. Apples juiced while you wait!  The fresh juice will last for up to […]

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October walks with Ryedale Walking Group

Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks during the first half of October. Sunday 1st October: Flamborough Head Circular. 9.5 miles (moderate+) 350ft Park/Start 11:00  Considerate parking in Flamborough village (TA226706) Note: Cliff edge paths with steep drops – not recommended for dogs. Saturday 7th October: Appleton-le-Moors & Hutton-le-Hole Circular. 9 miles (moderate) […]

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Road closure in Swineherd Lane

Swineherd Lane will be closed from its junction with Old Road from October 2nd for six weeks. Work is being undertaken by Highway Construction Ltd to widen the road, provide passing places, and in particular to widen the junction at the right turn leading to Ravenswick Hall, necessitated by building work at the Hall. Access […]

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Dance classes in Nawton and Pickering, revised schedule

For some changes to the schedule of dance classes from our earlier post, please see below:  

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Have you bought a Kirkby Pippin Tree?

From the Kirkby Fruit Project: Over the past 2 years the Kirkby Fruit Project has been selling grafted daughter trees from our very own ‘Kirkby Pippin’. Ideally these trees should be grown on for the first 2 years after grafting to allow them to develop strong roots and stems but reports are coming in that […]

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Adrian Wright pic

National Park’s gallery debuts the work of a former soldier turned artist

A former soldier who took up painting to come to terms with leaving the Army early after sustaining an injury, is making his debut in the world of art with an exhibition at the North York Moors National Park’s gallery this autumn. Adrian Wright who lives in Glaisdale will be showcasing a selection of paintings […]

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Live relay of Oscar Wilde plays in Malton

Another new arrival in the field of live relays of theatre productions, the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End is offering an Oscar Wilde season. First to be shown is one of Wilde’s lesser known plays, “A Woman of No Importance”. An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord, and an innocent young chap […]

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Ryedale Viking Stone Carvings – day school

Interesting day school offered this Saturday by the Pickering branch of the WEA, but please note that pre-booking is essential.

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Yorkshire dialect fundraiser for Nawton school

Up-coming fundraiser for Nawton primary school, sounds fun.  Tickets available here in KMS from the Home Decorating Centre.

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Donate to the Foodbank at the George & Dragon

Every day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income. However, help is at hand from a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK. A simple box of food makes a big […]

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Ryedale District Council Dont Be A Waster - 1 Piece of Rubbish poster

Don’t be a Waster – Reduce Reuse Respect – #1 piece of rubbish new social media initiative

Ryedale District Council has started their major new Don’t be a Waster campaign by focussing on litter in the district. The #1PieceofRubbish initiative asks residents to pick up one piece of rubbish and put it in the bin. And if they share pictures of them doing so – via social media or email – they […]

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New WEA courses

This autumn, the Pickering branch of the WEA is offering two quite different courses, one in history and the other in literature. History: Imperial Rome, Augustus to Severus will explore the history and culture of Imperial Rome from the era of the Emperer Augustus to the reign of Severus. The tutor is Robert Wright, and […]

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Reminder: preview of John Creighton’s new exhibition tomorrow

*It’s this Friday* 6pm start ! … see you there … Private view Friday 15th September from 6pm  Exhibition Saturday 16 September – Sunday 26 November 2017    Free entry, open daily 10am – 5pm (September) and 10am – 4pm (October and November) Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton-le Hole, North Yorkshire, YO62 6UA www.ryedalefolkmuseum.co.uk 01751 417367

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Ride behind Tornado on the NYMR – now booking for March

Some weeks back I had a little grumble about advertising a Christmas event for the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, and now they are selling tickets for an event next March!  But their events do sell out so fast, so we won’t hold back. Here’s what they have to say: Legendary locomotive, 60163 Tornado, will storm […]

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Late September walks with Ryedale Walking Group

Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks during the second half of September: Saturday 23 September:  Sutton Bank & Cold Kirby circular 12 miles (moderate+) 1700ft Park/Start: 10.00 Sutton Bank visitor centre (SE516830) Car parking £4.50 Tuesday 26 September:  Lockton – Four Dales walk 5 miles (moderate) 526ft Park/Start: 10.00 Fox & Rabbit […]

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Refurbishments

Lots of lovely refurbishment going on in the town at the moment. As you have probably noticed, the Moorside Store (aka the greengrocer) is closed until the end of this week, for a make-over. Over the road, the Age UK shop is also closed for a similar up-grade, re-opening on September 23. Meanwhile, the scaffolding […]

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Out and About: A day trip to Hull

Continuing our occasional series of things to do and see in the local area, we are delighted to have a guest contribution from Veronica Pearson. Following in the footsteps of Newcastle and Liverpool, Hull has been named the UK’s City of Culture 2017. Hull was first mentioned in 1193, founded by the monks of Meaux […]

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Job Advert

Exam invigilators wanted at Ryedale School

If you have some spare time and would like to earn a little extra cash check out the advert below:

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Coastal event kicks off new programme of destination support for local tourism businesses

Local tourism businesses are invited to attend an event later in September to hear about how they can get involved in, and benefit from, a new programme of support aimed at promoting the North York Moors coastline as a visitor destination. Following the success of the first Coastal Communities Funded programme, the North York Moors […]

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An evening of Steam & Scream on the NYMR

From the North Yorkshire Moors Railway: Children and their scaredy-cat grown ups will love meeting our silly, spectacular and sometimes spooky cast of storytellers, from Wendy Witch to Vinnie Vampire. Hear their ghoulish tales, join in with their scary songs and be prepared for moments of magic. This will be an evening of Steam & […]

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Rare opportunity to climb York Minster scaffolding

People are to be offered the chance to climb part of the scaffolding at York Minster to look at restoration work close up. Visitors will get to see work on the cathedral’s South Quire Aisle, some 98ft (30m) above ground. There will also be opportunities to meet the people responsible for the maintenance and conservation […]

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Man on the Moors despoiling the countryside?

We recently posted an item about a new 3m high bronze sculpture by artist Sean Henry, entitled ‘Seated Figure’, which has been installed on the North York Moors, near Westerdale. Several comments followed, discussing whether or not this artwork spoiled, or enhanced, the natural environment. One point for the ‘spoilers’ group which was not mentioned, […]

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2017 Aviva Community Fund – opportunity

Whether you’re looking to solve a problem or speed up an ongoing project, this is your chance to make a real difference to your local community. And it all starts with your great idea… Put your thinking cap on What project does your organisation need financial support for that will make a positive impact in […]

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Musical Memories at the Moorside Room – autumn programme

The Musical Memories Happy Hour is held at the Moorside Room on Tuesday mornings – we sing together some of the best known songs of the 20th century, have a cuppa, choccie biscuit and a laugh. Live musical accompaniment and songbooks are provided by Neil and Ruth and everyone is very welcome to join in […]

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Repair Cafe September 23rd

Kirkbymoorside Environment Group’s first Repair Cafe event will be on Saturday September 23rd from 12.00 noon until 4.00 pm.

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Local speaker on local hero, at HAHS

The winter season of talks offered by the Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society opens next week with Martin Vader Weyer on the subject of “The Second Earl of Feversham at the Battle of the Somme”. Lieutenant-Colonel Charles William Reginald Duncombe, 2nd Earl of Feversham (born 1879), known as Viscount Helmsley from 1881 to 1915, was […]

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All invited to evening viewing of new exhibition by John Creighton at Folk Museum

A new exhibition of charcoal drawings by local artist John Creighton is opening soon at the Ryedale Folk Museum. There will be a pre-opening viewing, on the evening of Friday 15th September from 6.00pm. All are welcome, but please RSVP to the Museum if you wish to come (01751 417367).  The exhibition then officially opens […]

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