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Angela Gaunt

01937 849110

angela.gaunt@ntlworld.com

Boston Spa Arts Festival: it will be the 5th annual Boston Spa Arts Festival held at the Boston Spa Village Hall on Friday, October 11 from 10am-5pm and Saturday, October 12 from 10am-4pm. Included will be – painting, collage, sculpure, photography, textiles and needlework, jewellery, glass, prints and printmaking, wooden toys and wood turning, gifts and cards. Entrance fee only 50p There will be a tea room serving light refreshments. All proceeds will go to the Boston Spa Village Hall Renovation Fund. Come and join us for this very popular village event! www.bostonspaartsfestival.co.uk or like us on facebook.

Jazz in the Spa: the session this Saturday, September 21 – Djangologie – Hot Club style with a vengeance! This wonderful North East group brings a remarkable freshness to the Django Reinhart - Stephan Grappelli swing era sounds. Virtuoso guitar player and long standing friend Jim Birkett and Giles Strong on guitars, Emma Fisk on violin plus Mick Shoulder on bass. A lighter touch evening - but a lively session, nonetheless. Further info ring Les – 01937 842636.

Oxfam Break-fest : Boston Spa village hall on Sunday, September 29 from 10.30- 4pm. The event is called Break-fest -www.break-fest.com and features food (all day breakfasts), music, stalls and drinks - entrance is free! We have an excellent headline band, The Duncan McFarlane Band, who headline at the Otley Folk Festival the weekend before, and also have some other excellent local musicians playing. If any local businesses would like to get involved please contact - Dave 07931 106320 or Jeannie 07939 563538

Boston Spa Methodist Church: the services for this Sunday, September 22 – 10.30am Rev Amy Walters. All are welcome to join us at any of our services and events, and for refreshments afterwards in the Wesley Room.

Kings Church: meet every Sunday at 11am and 6.30pm at the Deepdale Community Centre to include Sunday school for singing, quizzes and bible stories and lots of fun. Contact Pastor Stephen Thompson 01937 541688 for further information. www.the-kings-church.org

St Mary’s Church: our next service on Sunday, September 22 is 8am at Bramham Church, 10am Holy Communion at St Mary’s Church, Boston Spa.

St Mary’s Ark: join us at St Mary’s Ark, St Mary’s Church every first and third Thursday of the month from 1.45-3pm (term time only) at St Mary’s Church, Boston Spa. This includes a short service for babies, toddlers, parents and carers. Including refreshments and activities. A warm welcome awaits you from the members of Mothers’ Union. Our next meeting will be today Thursday, September 19

Boston Spa Gardening Society: our next meeting is titled - Fruit for Confined Spaces by Clifford Cain on Wednesday, September 25 2013. We meet at 7.15pm at Deepdale Community Centre. Refreshments and Raffle available at every meeting. New members are warmly welcomed. For more information please call Hazel Wicks  01937 845954 or simply come along on a Wednesday evening.

The Great Boston Bake Off: Tuesday, September 24 at Boston Spa Village Hall. Get your bowls, apron’s and spoons out and join us for the Great Boston Bake Off. All proceeds for this fun event will go to Martin House Children’s Hospice, with the cakes going to our cafe. Categories inclued Chocolate Based, Fruit Based, Sponge Based and you can enter more than one category. Noon-2pm receive entries at the WiSE Owl Cafe, 2-30pm judging commences – 3.30pm prize giving. First prize in each category is afternoon tea for two at the WiSE Owl Cafe and the overall winner will receive a bottle of Champagne too. Our judges are Robin Wraith Chef at Martin House Children’s Hospice and Duncan Wood from Calendar TV. Entry Fee £4 and all proceeds go to Martin House. So come along and please no soggy bottoms!

Barlby Foot-Tapper Band: Friday, October 25 2013 Clifford Village Hall. Concert begins at 7pm. Tickets £8 available from Brian 01937 843422. Licensed Bar, Boston Spa Methodist Church, Proceeds for B4G Church Development Fund.

If you have any events or notices you would like to have included in our Boston Spa village voices please just contact me on the above number or email.