Boston Spa

Boston Spa

Angela Gaunt

01937 849110

Jazz in the Spa: the session this Saturday February, 16 is Boston Spa Real Ale Festival, no jazz. But you will be more than welcome as the village hall is transformed into a Mecca for Real Ale enthusiasts with up to 30 different ales to choose from. A proportion of the proceeds are for village hall refurbishment funds. Entry of £5 includes a festival glass and your first pint, noon until 7pm. Further info ring Les on 01937 842636 Days Inn, Wetherby Services. Please recycle your bottles and cans where possible –thank you.

Boston Spa Methodist Church: the services for this Sunday, February 17 10.30am Rev Susan Greenhart Holy Communion, Lent 1 6pm Rev Susan Greenhart Reflections. All are welcome to join us, wherever they are on their faith journey, 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.

St Mary’s Church: Sunday, February17 our services are 8am Holy Communion. 10am Holy Communion Service at St Mary’s.

Auction Of Promises: Clifford Village Hall Friday, March 8 at 7.30pm in aid of the Lower Wharfe Youth Fund. Tickets £5 will be available from Kate Kennedy, Kate Lofthouse, Paul and Philippa Martin and the parish office from Sunday, January 20. The ticket includes a light supper and there will also be a licensed bar. We already have some excellent promises ranging from Champagne Afternoon Tea at Rudding Park to a self catering house sleeping eight in the Lake District, so bring along your friends and don’t miss out on the opportunity to bid for some amazing promises. There is still time to offer a promise, so you have something you would like to offer please contact one of the organisers or email by 1st February.

Churches Together Lent 2013: Glimpses Of God Hope for Today’s World York Course 2013. Opening meeting Monday, February 18 7.30pm at Boston Spa Methodist Church. Further meet-ings on February 25,March 4,11 and 18. All welcome. Lunchtime concerts second Friday of the month at 1pm. at Boston Spa Methodist Church. Concert admission £4, light lunches served from noon. Friday, February 8 a piano duet with Beryl Pankhurst and Pam Jolly. Friday, March 8 an organ recital with Leeds City organist Simon Lindley. Friday, February 22 All Saints’ Thorp Arch are holding a wine and cheese evening’ at The Pax, Thorp Arch from 7-10pm. Tickets cost £7.50 and are available from Jane 843153, Sheila 842772 and Kathleen 844818.

Discoverers: are you aged between 5-11 years of age? Do you enjoy playing games, making new friends, creating things, singing and dancing, baking, listening to short Bible stories and winning prizes? If the answer to this question is yes, then please join us at St Mary’s Church, Boston Spa on the first and third Friday of each month. Start time 5pm to 6.30 pm. This term’s dates are: February 1, 15, March 1, 15 and April 19. David Webb ( Interested? Please call Sandra, lead co-ordinator on 07709 252 579 for a chat or simply join us on the night for a taster session. We have a really friendly, welcoming team and will always greet you with a smile.

St Mary’s Ark: come and join us at St Mary’s Ark, St Mary’s Church every first and third Thursday of the month from 1.45-3pm 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. The next meeting will be February 21.

Boston Spa Beer Festival: our fifth beer festival will be held at Boston Spa Village Hall on Friday, February 15 and Saturday, February 16. On Friday doors open from 3.30pm (corporate entry) and general public entry from 6.30-11pm. Advance tickets online £5.75 or from Yeadons Hardware, High Street, Boston Spa £5 Saturday entry from noon-7pm. Tickets on the door or advance online and from Yeadons. Price includes souvenir pint glass and half pint token. Eight Camra Champion beers, 30 plus Yorkshire Beers, 10 ciders/perrys, pie and peas and two bars (a third on Friday from Black Sheep), childrens entertainment (family room) on Saturday, live music Friday and Saturday and bar games. Contact website for details of corporate guests.

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.