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Rachel Kelly

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Tockwith Church Services: Sunday, December 9 Holy Communion at 11am.

Cyclist’s Christmas Service: in Tockwith Church at 12.45pm on Sunday, December 9. Join cyclists from across the area in a special Christmas service.

Village Hall Christmas Fair: the next village hall event is the annual Christmas Fair on Saturday, December 8. All groups have been invited to come along and show their work and Tockwith Pop Choir will be singing. You can visit the very special guest, Father Christmas, in his winter wonderland grotto. Come along between 2-4pm and get into the Christmas spirit. Contact Audrey on 01423 359378 if you need more information.

Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association: the next meeting, which is the Christmas Party, is on Wednesday, December 12. Tockwith YCA normally meet in the village hall on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm. New members are very welcome. For further information about contact the secretary, Stephanie Smith, on 01423 358481.

Art Group: Monday evenings at 7.30pm at Tockwith Village Hall. A friendly self-help group whose members use many mediums. There are some materials available for new members to try. Tea or coffee and biscuits are provided. For further information, telephone Janet Doherty on 01423 358253.

The Spotted Ox: open mic sessions every first Wednesday of the month at 8pm with Arnold of The Raisers. People are invited to book in advance or turn up on the night to perform or go along to listen. Quiz nights every second Monday of the month starting at about 8.30pm. There are cash prizes and everyone is welcome. Contact The Spotted Ox – 01423 358387.

The village hall: is available to rent for parties and other events. Please contact Audrey Unsworth for details, on 01423 358378 or email

Zumba Fitness: Latin inspired fitness class. Wednesdays at 6pm in Long Marston Village Hall, Fridays at 6pm in the hall at Tockwith Primary School. Contact Karen on 07507 133928 or email

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