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Rachel Kelly

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Tockwith Church services: Sunday, May 26 11am Family praise service.

Tockwith Players: the players next presentation is another Farndale WI offering. In this episode the ladies are invaded by aliens from Mars. Come along and find out the result of this clash of humans and space men. Performances are on May 23, 24 and 25. Contact Sue on 01423 359254 or Audrey on 01423 358344.

Tockwith Show: the 2013 show schedules are now available and you can download them by visiting the show website www.tockwithshow.org.uk

Art group: do you enjoy painting or drawing? Perhaps you like the idea, but have never got round to trying it. Whatever your experience or skill you will be most welcome at Tockwith Art Group. We are a small diverse group with a common interest in making pictures. Some paint in oils, watercolours or acrylics, others prefer pastels or collage. Whatever your preferred medium, you are sure to fit in. We also host occasional demonstrations and workshops by well-known and professional artists. For more information contact Janet on 01423 358253 or Dorothy on 01423 358642 or just call in - Monday evenings 7.30-9.30pm at Tockwith Village Hall.

Craft club: Tockwith Village Hall on Mondays from 1-3.30pm. We welcome everyone to our group - from beginners to the more experienced, so come and join us for a relaxing and enjoyable session of crafting. For more information call Audrey 01423 358378.

Yoga: at Tockwith village hall on Thursday mornings 10-11.30am. Find out about the many benefits of yoga. Everyone is welcome to come and have a go - the first session is free! To book your place please contact Cath Walker (BWY DIP) on 01423 358077 or 07957 257613 or email cathyoga@onetel.com

The Spotted Ox: open mic sessions every first Wednesday of the month at 8pm with Arnold of The Raisers. Quiz nights every Monday starting at about 8.30pm. There are cash prizes and everyone is welcome. Contact The Spotted Ox – 01423 358387.

Tockwith Pop Choir: we meet every Tuesday at 7.30-9.30pm in Tockwith Church. Everyone is welcome and you don’t have to be able to read music or even be good at singing (you’ll be amazed how you can improve with practice). If you can only make it once in a while that is also fine. It’s just £2 per two hour session, £1 for pensioners. The choir does perform locally from time to time for charity but that is also not compulsory. It is all very light hearted and most of all fun! Please call Sue on 01423 359254 or just come along and see what we do.

Ainsty Conservation Society: ACS is a local organisation dedicated to nature conservation and is a registered charity. Workdays are on the morning of the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Membership of the society costs £5 per household per year. If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact Ian Williams on 01423 359196.

Tockwith Tennis Club: the courts are available to members from dawn till dusk. The club wants to encourage people to play and enjoy tennis and, for those who feel like becoming competitive, start a team and enter a league. The club is now affiliated to Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) British Tennis and has a very successful junior team who remain unbeaten so far this season. Your membership fee entitles you to free registration with the LTA which means you can get a tennis rating should you want to play against other players of a similar playing ability. To find out more about the club and for full fee details, talk to Cliff Lake on 01423 358961.

Tockwith with Wilstrop Parish Council: the parish council meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month. Meetings are not normally held in August or December. Members of the public are welcome to attend these meetings which start at 7.30pm in Tockwith Church. You can see minutes of previous parish council meetings at www.tockwithpc.org.uk