Appleton Wiske Scarecrow Festival returns on 1st and 2nd July 2017

Welcome to our Annual Appleton Wiske Scarecrow Festival 2017. The Scarecrow Festival will run over 2 days from 1st – 2nd July 2017.  From 11 am to 5 pm you can come along to this great, popular afternoon out and saunter round the village to find all the celebrity scarecrows.

The event is  a great day out for all the family and saunter around the village to see all the Scarecrows and all the exciting stalls. Continue reading “Appleton Wiske Scarecrow Festival returns on 1st and 2nd July 2017”

Friends of St. Mary’s Summer Afternoon Tea at Wetherlam – 4th June

Linda Breckon is collecting china (cups, saucers, plates), donations please as soon as possible, gratefully received, for collection phone on Linda 881880 or Sheila on 881256.

The Friends of St. Mary’s was set up in the summer of 2016 by a small group of enthusiastic and dedicated villagers with the primary purpose of supporting, preserving and promoting St Mary’s church as an historic building in the centre of our village.

We organise and hold social events / talks / concerts etc. that will hopefully be of interest to a wide audience in Appleton Wiske and beyond.

Appleton Wiske Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association (YCA) – next meeting

Our next meeting is on 10th May in the Village Hall Annex and is a talk by Ian Mountain “Aboard the Tall Ships”.

New members and guests are always welcome for further details please contact Angela Carlin on 01609 881817 or Michelle Street on 01609 881422.

In June we will be having a visit out to Stamfrey Farm in West Rounton – please see village notice board for more details.

Appleton Players AGM – 28th June

This is an advance notice for the Appleton Players AGM which will be held on Wednesday 28th June in the village hall further details will follow, if you are interested in joining the players either on stage or off please contact Michelle Street on 01609 881422.

Methodist Chapel Christian Aid Week – 14 – 20 May 

Following your generosity in 2016, we are going to use the same pattern for this year. Volunteers will deliver the Christian Aid envelope to your door with information on possible drop-off points, including church, chapel and the Village Post Office i.e. no one will call to collect your envelope. All donations to be dropped off by the end of that week please, 20/21 May. Continue reading “Methodist Chapel Christian Aid Week – 14 – 20 May “

Annual Meeting of the Parish Council – 8th May at 7.30 p.m.

The next Annual Meeting of the Parish Council Monday will be held on 08th May at 7:30 p.m. in Appleton Wiske Village Hall.

The agenda includes

  • Chairman’s Report
  • Financial Report
  • Launch of New Village Website
  • Village Issues
  • Pictorial Review of 2016/17

If there are any specific items you would like on the Agenda please contact the Parish Clerk – clerk@appletonwiske.com prior to the 1st May 2017.

The Parish Council AGM will precede this meeting.

Appleton Players Pantomime – Simple Simon

“Simple Simon” – 12th 13th, 14th January 2017

Please come along and join us for the auditions.
Adults – Thursday 01 September 7:30 p.m in the Annex of the Village Hall
Children – Thursday 08 September at 6:30 p.m. in the Village Hall this will be followed by the first Adult rehearsals

If you would like further details please contact Michelle Street by email m.street2@sky.com.

Hog Roast – Monday 29th August

The Hog Roast will take place on the Village Green outside the Lord Nelson from 1.30 pm till late!! Tickets at £5.00 a head are available from the Pub, Post Office, or Anne and Simon Golding.

PLEASE BRING: cutlery, picnic chairs, tables, rugs etc.