Boston Spa news

Angela Gaunt

01937 849110

Ladies only bike ride: the next British Cycling Breeze cycle ride will be Friday, September 6. Once again we will be meeting at the Boston Spa Library at an earlier time of 6.30pm. To find out more and to book your place please go to or email

Jazz in the Spa: the session this Saturday, September 7 - Mike Daly’s Rhythm Kings - cornet player extraordinaire from Ayrshire who had us on the edge of our seats during his first visit some years ago and who appeared subsequently with the Nova Scotia Jazz Band. Mike’s back with his own group - at our request. Should be a cracking session - so a full turnout, please! Further info ring Les 01937 842636.

Boston Spa Methodist Church: the services for this Sunday, September 8 -10.30am Rev Susan Greenhart, Holy Communion. 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.

St Mary’s Church - Sunday, September 1 our services are: 8am Holy Communion 10am All Age Worship.

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 Thursday, September 19.

Future events: Sunday, September 1 3.30pm Holy Eucharist, Celebrant The Bishop of Beverly, The Rt Rev Glyn Webster. Sunday September 8: Churches Together Service on Thorp Arch Green at 3pm. Wednesday, September 25: Official opening of St Mary’s refurbished Parish Room by The Bishop of Selby, The Rt Rev Martin Wallace. Saturday, September 28: Parish Quiz at St Mary’s Boston Spa. Saturday, October 12: Voices for Hospices charity concert for Martin House at St Mary’s Boston Spa at 7.30pm. Harvest Festivals: Sunday, September 22 at St Luke’s Clifford. Sunday, October 6 at All Saints’ Thorp Arch, St Peter’s Walton and St Mary’s Boston Spa. Sunday, October 13 at All Saints’ Bramham. All gifts of dried or tinned products will be donated to Arc Light, York, which is a charity that provides accommodation and support to homeless men and women in York.

We want your garden!: on Sunday, July 13 2014 Boston Spa are having an open gardens day. If you would like to open your garden – you will not be alone, we have eight volunteers so far. The open gardens day will be supported by Boston in Bloom and NGS – National Garden Scheme. Interested?, want to know more? Please call or email David Watts 845592

Boston Spa Farmers Market: our next farmers market will be held on Friday, September 13 from 9am to approx noon. You will find us on the Millennium Square outside Boston Spa Library, High Street. Come and buy all that is fresh and local from freshly baked goods, pies and pastries, fresh meat and eggs and locally produced fruit and vegetables.

Thorp Arch village diary: September 6 - quiz and curry night at the Pax. Rebecca Leonard is trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro for Macmillan Cancer Support in January, the night is to help raise £5,000 needed to go on the trip. As well as the quiz and curry, there will also be raffle prizes to be won. Please contact Simon or Rachel at the Pax -843183 or call Rebecca on 07525 940358. September 6 - annual Causeway Cup, golf competition - Walton - Fox & Hounds v Thorp Arch - The Pax. Contact John Pendleton September 8 -

annual cricket match TABS ground, Village Society v Tennis Club, fun, tea, cakes & sandwiches all welcome starts 1pm. September 9 - Thorp Arch Parish Council meeting 7pm at the church. September 11 - YCA an outing to the Hepworth Gallery leaving the Pax public house in Thorp Arch village between 9.30-10am. £10 non refundable deposit on booking or trip price of £17 (plus cost of your food and drink). To find out more about this trip and to book a place on the coach - please contact either Chris Baldock 01937 842626 or by email to either (Janet Burton) or (Chris Baldock) September 14 - Village Society – The Pax - quiz, food £12.50 two courses, 7.30pm order food, prompt start at 8pm to book call Simon and Rachael 843183. September 17 - YCA meeting Lady Hastings School – talk by Julie Lee Topic Alzheimers starts 7.30pm, visitors most welcome. September 26 - Lunch group. The Pax from noon. Harvest supper late September early October – detail to follow.

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.