Wensleydale News

Aysgarth Choral Society: The Choral Society, conducted by Stan Roocroft, present their Christmas concert of seasonal music and popular classics in Thornton Rust Institute on December 20 at 7.30pm. Admission costs £4, including refreshments.

Leyburn Ladies Choir: The choir are holding their Christmas concert in the Methodist Hall, Leyburn on December 20, starting at 7.30pm. Everyone is welcome

G&S Coffee and Carols: Leyburn Gilbert and Sullivan Society present Coffee and Carols on Friday, December 23, from 10am - noon in the Methodist Hall, Leyburn.

Carols by Candlelight:: The Harp Singers charity evening will be held on Wednesday, December 21 at 7.30pm at the Bolton Arms, Leyburn. Tickets cost 6 including two glasses of wine and mince pies, and are available from the Bolton Arms or by ringing 01969 663738 or 01677 422879. There will also be an opportunity to hear the Harp Singers tomorrow at 2pm in Brentwood Lodge, and 3pm at the Co-op Supermarket, in Leyburn.

Babes in the Wood: The Wensleydale Troupers present Babes in the Wood from January 11 - 14 at 7.30pm in Leyburn Methodist Church Hall.

Thoralby Whist Drive: Tonight a whist drive will take place in Thoralby Village Hall at 7.30pm. On December 19, a domino drive will be held, again starting at 7.30pm.

Thornton Rust:: A carol service will be held in Thornton Rust Village Hall on Sunday at 4pm.

West Burton Methodist Chapel: The Nativity service will be held this Sunday at 6pm. On December 21 and 22, from 6pm, there will be carol singing around the village, and on Christmas Eve, at 8pm, there will be a Holy Communion Service.

West Witton Church: The carol service is this Sunday at 6pm. On Christmas Eve at 4pm the Crib Service will take place, and Holy Communion will be held at 11.30pm.