Tockwith News

Rachel Kelly

01423 359819

Tockwith Church services: Sunday, August 18. Holy Communion at 11am. Evening Prayer (1662) at 6pm.

Yorkshire Medieval Festival: at St Helen’s Church, Bilton in Ainsty on Sunday, August 11 the church is open for viewing 2-4pm. On Friday, August 16 11am-3pm, Dr Chris Tuckley will be in attendance to discuss the architectural features in the church. There will also be a children’s church trail to inspire those budding archaeologist of the future. Contact Liz Schmidt 01423 358538.

Tockwith Under 5s summer opening: this year Tockwith Under 5s will be opening on two mornings during the summer holidays. The sessions will run at the usual time from 9.30-11.30am in the village hall. To help fund these extra sessions we will be selling coffee and cakes and all members of the family are welcome – older siblings too! The price will be as normal £1.50 for babies and £3 for a family of three. Summer dates: Tuesday, August 6 and Tuuesday, September 3.

The Spotted Ox: open mic sessions every first Wednesday of the month at 8pm with Arnold of The Raisers. Quiz nights every first Monday of the month starting at about 8.30pm. Contact The Spotted Ox – 01423 358387.

Tockwith Bowls Club: is a flat green bowling club, situated next to the football field at the Sports Pavilion. We have a club night on Tuesday nights which is a fun, come and try night. Contact details: club captain Ray Clark 01423 358939 or secretary/treasurer Roger McGlone 01423 358504.

Ainsty Conservation Society: ACS is a local organisation dedicated to nature conservation and is a registered charity. Workdays are on the morning of the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Membership of the society costs £5 per household per year. If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact Ian Williams on 01423 359196.

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