Tadcaster News


Ralph Harvey

01937 833003


Charity Zumba: tomorrow afternoon, Friday, October 19 in the Riley Smith hall there is to be a charity zumba class from 5-6pm when a donation to charity will be asked from those attending with profits going to Children in Need and another choosen charity. For more details contact 07749 933242.

Freestyle Night: also in the Riley Smith hall on Friday there will be another Gary B’s Freestyle night with licenced bar, socialising and dancing to music provided bt DJ Gary B. No need to book, simply pay £8 on the door. More details from Gary B on 07578 423979.

Riverside Disco: the Friends of Riverside school have arranged an Autumn Disco on Friday, October 19 at the school from 6-6.45pm for infants and 7-8pm for juniors. EYFS pupils are welcome at the infants disco at which parents are encouraged to stay and nursery parents must stay. Entry is £1 and there will be refreshments on sale as well as various glow in the dark items as this year the disco will have a Halloween theme so fancy dress is the order of the day.

St Mary’s Bazaar: on Saturdy, October 20 St Mary’s Church will be holding their annual Bazaar and Craft Fair in the Riley Smith hall from 10.30am-2pm. Stalls include teddy bear tombola and raffle, Traidcraft, homemade cakes and scones, children’s activities, greetings cards, home grown produce and game, jewellery, crafts and home made produce. Refreshments and light lunches will be available. Admission is £1 for adults, 50p for senior citizens with children admitted free. Proceeds are for St Mary’s Church. Please note thet there will not be a coffee morning in the Boys Sunday School on the day for obvious reasons.

Civic Service: Tadcaster’s Civic Service takes place in St Mary’s Church on Sunday, October 21 starting at 2.30pm and after the service afternoon tea will be served to invited guests in the Riley Smith hall at which the Mayor, Coun Stephen Cobb will host a raffle to help raise funds for his choosen charities which are Dementia UK and Chron’s and Colitis UK.

Dancetime: Neil and Betty Roberts will be hosting another Dancetime in the Riley Smith hall on Sunday evening, October 21 from 8-11pm whth the hall doors opening at 7.30pm. Dancing includes Ballroom, Sequence, Latin American and Jive. No need to book just pay on the door.

Kelcbar week: Today,Thursday in the Kelcbar Community Centre there will be Art with Denise from 1-4pm and on Friday Chatterbox (Countdown) starts at 2pm. On Monday chair based exercises are at 2pm and part ten of the Alpha course is on Tuesday, October 23 starting at 6.30pm. On Wednesday the hairdresser will be at the centre from 10am and the regular bingo evening is at 7.30pm. Names and money for next Friday’s lunch (October 26) are required by this Friday, October 19.

Friends AGM: the Friends of Riverside School are holding their AGM on Monday, October 22 in the staffroom starting at 7.15pm when all are welcome. Due to the half term holiday and subsequent training day falling awkwardly for the major event in the friends calendar the bonfire and firework dsplay will now take place on November 10.

Arthritis Stall: the Tadcaster and Wetherby branch of Arthritis and Rheumatism Research are to hold a large tombola and Christmas card stall in the Crossgates centre on Tuesday, October 23.

Young at Heart: Tadcaster Methodist Church’s Young at Heart group, which has been running in the chapel’s upper room for the past seven years on a twice a month basis sadly comes to an end this month as regular bookings from other outside groups for the room take over. These bookings include Tai Chi on Mondays from 7-9pm, Dru Yoga on Wednesday in the upper room from 1.30-2.30pm and Weight Watchers in the coffee lounge at 5.15pm. on Thursday’s Zumba Dancing is in the upper room starting at 6pm and YCA and Tadcaster Historical society use the coffee lounge on alternate fortnights. Diane Conway who has been instrumental in leading the Young at Heart group wishes to thank all who supported the group over the past seven years and the church would like to thank the group for their generous contribution to chapel funds.