Boston Spa News

Boston Spa

Angela Gaunt

01937 849110

A public presentation evening: will be held on October 19 at 7.30pm in Boston Spa village hall to hear the results of recent excavations at Church Field in Boston Spa and the A1 link road development at Wattle Syke. Representatives from Durham University and West Yorkshire Archaeology Service, who conducted the excavations, will talk about their important and unusual discoveries and the insights they give us about life here in ancient times. Tickets priced £」3 are on sale at Yeadons Hardware Store, High Street, Boston Spa, or on the door. The event will be hosted by Boston Spa Archaeology and Heritage Group. For more details see the news page of on our new website:

Meditation Classes: run most Wednesday’s at Boston Spa village hall. Classes run from 7.30-9.30pm and include two meditations, a short practical talk centred on Buddhist thought, discussion and refreshments. Classes offer the chance to learn how to make our mind calm and peaceful. By training in meditation we will learn to develop inner peace, giving us the ability to stay happy and positive all the time, even in the most difficult circumstances. Each class is self contained and seating is on normal chairs. You can join at any time, no need to book or reserve a place. For more information visit or phone 0113 265 8164.

Jazz in the Spa: session this Saturday, October 6 in the Boston Spa village hall - Nova Scotia Jazz Band with Roy Williams rousing traditional jazz in the Chicago style from this Edinburgh based band which has proved so popular on the last two visits. John Burgess on reeds leads the band with Lennie Herd on trumpet on this occasion plus the excellent rhythm section with the addition of Graham Smith on drums. To all this - add the wonderful trombone sounds of the legendary Roy Williams. A snip at twice the price. Further info ring Les 01937 842636 Days Inn, Wetherby Services/ B&CB x 2/」49/01937 547 557/ask for Jazz Rate. Recycle your bottles and cans where possible.

Boston Spa Methodist Church: services for this Sunday, October 7 - 10.30am Nicholas Payling, 6pm Rev Susan Greenhart Holy Communion. All who love the Lord 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.

Come and join us: at St Mary痴 Ark, St Mary’s Church every first and third Thursday of the month from 1.45-3pm at St Mary痴 Church, Boston Spa. This includes a short service for babies, toddlers, parents, carers and refreshments and activities. A warm welcome awaits you from the members of Mothers Union.

Forthtell: invites you to a lecture and discussion on issues of the day. The next session is titled Apocalypso Now! at the Clifford village hall on Saturday, October 13 from 1-4pm. All are welcome. There is no charge and there will be light refreshments and free literature. Forthell is an independent fellowship, not connected to any one church or organisation, seeking to pursue Bible truth, determine the Christian position on issues of the day, and at this time defend the sovereignty of the UK from the inroads of European Union and its euro. For further information contact Sally Coulby on 01937 845027.

St Mary’s Church: October events and meetings are as follows October Weekday mornings at 9.15am Morning Prayer except first Thursday. Wednesdays 10.30am-noon coffee morning unless otherwise advised. Thursday evening from 6.45pm choir practice during term time. Friday morning 9.30-11am Rascals unless otherwise advised. Saturdays 10am Group Holy Communion and 10.30am coffee. Tuesday. October 2 7.30pm rota meeting, clergy Wednesday, October 3 10am Group Holy Communion 2pm Mothers Union. Thursday, October 4 8am Group Holy Communion, 1.30pm St Mary痴 Ark. Friday, October 5 5pm Discoverers, Paul 07970 277201 7pm X-Odus, Kate 07801 536425 7.30pm room meeting, PEB Wednesday, October 10 10.30am West Oaks Harvest Service 2.15pm St Mary痴 School Harvest Service 7.30pm Baptism Preparation 7pm Youth Group Meeting with Scripture Union Friday, October 12 7.30-9pm Holy Mackerel Saturday, October 13 10.45am Open Hour 1pm onwards organist rehearsals for this evenings recital 7.30pm Organ Recital Thursday, October 18 1.30pm St Mary痴 Ark Friday, October 19 5pm Discoverers, Paul 07970 277201 7pm X-Odus, Kate 07801 536425 7pm Bowling Club in Choir Vestry, Peter Wood Tuesday, October 23 9.30am Primrose Lane School Harvest rehearsals. Wednesday, October 24 1.30pm Primrose Lane School Harvest Service Friday, October 26 afternoon and evening Organist rehearsals for recital 7-9pm Holy Mackerel Saturday, October 27 10.30am coffee run by Mothers Union.

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.