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Rachel Kelly

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Tockwith Church Services: Sunday, May 19 9am Breakfast club, 11am Holy communion, 6pm Evening prayer (1662).

Tockwith Festival 2013: Saturday, May 18 from noon-11pm on Tockwith sports field. More than 40 real ales, top music across two stages, food, fun for all the family – and it’s all for charity. Tickets are £10 for adults and £3 for children aged five-17. More details at

Breakfast club: all children and young people are welcome to join breakfast club which meets once a month in Tockwith Church. The next one is on Sunday, May 19 at 9am. Bring a friend and meet new ones. Breakfast, fun, crafts, stories and lots of fun activities. For further information please call Karen Stobart 01423 358979 or Kate Adams 01423 359979.

Breeze: bike rides for women. Have you been inspired to boost your riding skills? Want to learn the basic skills and rules for on road cycling or develop your road awareness? Perhaps you’re a mum who’d like to ride to school with the kids or maybe you want to build your confidence on the roads. If so, then the Breeze Learn to Ride – Roads, Level 2 is just for you! Join the course in Tockwith (maximum six places) on Monday evenings from 6.45-8.45pm on May 20, June 3, 10 and 17. The cost is £5 per person per evening and you need to attend all four evenings to complete the course. Contact Caroline Alliot for further information on or call 01423 358291. More information is available at

Tockwith Show: the 2013 show schedules are now available and you can download them by visiting the show website

Tockwith Players: the players next presentation is another Farndale Women’s Institute offering. In this episode the ladies are invaded by aliens from Mars. Come along and find out the result of this clash of humans and space men. Performances are on May 23, 24 and 25. Contact Sue on 01423 359254 or Audrey on 01423 358344.

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 01423 358253.

Craft Club: Tockwith Village Hall on Mondays from 1-3.30pm. We welcome everyone to our group - from beginners to the more experienced, so come and join us for a relaxing and enjoyable session of crafting. For more information call Audrey 01423 358378.

Yoga: at Tockwith village hall on Thursday mornings 10–11.30am. Find out about the many benefits of yoga. Everyone is welcome to come and have a go - the first session is free! To book your place please contact Cath Walker (BWY DIP) on 01423 358077 or 07957 257613 or email

The Spotted Ox: open mic sessions every first Wednesday of the month at 8pm with Arnold of The Raisers. Quiz nights every Monday starting at about 8.30pm. There are cash prizes and everyone is welcome. Contact The Spotted Ox – 01423 358387.

Tockwith Pop Choir: meet every Tuesday at 7.30-9.30pm in Tockwith Church. Everyone is welcome and you don’t have to be able to read music or even be good at singing (you’ll be amazed how you can improve with practice). If you can only make it once in a while that is also fine. It’s just £2 per two hour session, £1 for pensioners. The choir does perform locally from time to time for charity but that is also not compulsory. It is all very light hearted and most of all fun! Please contact Lois on 01423 358603 or Sue on 01423 358063 or just come along and see what we do.

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