Local Events


Saturday 20th January

Thorner Victory Hall Presents – HOPE & SOCIAL – Thorner ictory Hall 8-00pm 

Leeds based blue blazered fun loving Hope & Social offer an unforgettable total entertainment experience, and their loyal local fans are snapping up tickets fast! Come and join them!

Tickets £15-00  from www.thornervictoryhall.com , Thorner Stores, Thorner Deli or phone Emma 07792447586  

Monday 22nd January

Ainsty Footpath Walk: Meeting at the Spotted Ox at 10am for a walk lasting a couple of hours.

These walks are revising  the Ainsty Walks series which encourage locals to get out there, walk out rights of way and learn more about the countryside they are passing through. Contact Dr Barry Wright 01423 358791.

Monday 22nd January

U3A Singing for Fun – Wetherby Town Hall – 1.30 – 3pm


Saturday 27th January

Saturday 27th January

Clifton Village Hall 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Celebration of traditional Burns Night festivities

Scottish Country Dancing, Bagpipes, Licensed Bar

Tickets £14 includes traditional Burns Night supper available from Brian Marsden Tel. Wetherby 843422

Sunday 28th January

The Clifford Sunday Music Session : Clifford Village Hall 7:00 pm

Back for the new year, and full of fun and entertainmnt provided by local performers.

Starting at 7.30pm, with doors opening at 7pm. Entry is £3. Bring your own drinks.

Wednesday 31st January

Wetherby & District U3A Meeting – 2.30 to 4pm – Methodist Church, Wetherby

Rod Dimbleby – Stories, Poems and Musical Interludes

Wednesday 31st January

BOSTON SPA GARDENING SOCIETY: 7:30 – 9:00 pm Deepdale Centre, Boston Spa

The speaker at the next meeting January  will take us up to the mountains.  Phil Cormie, head gardener, of the Himalayan Garden at Grewelthorpe will talk about the development of the 20 acre woodland garden just outside Masham in North Yorkshire, which is devoted to plants from the Sino-Himalayan region and is particularly spectacular in Spring when the rhododendrons are in full flower. 

With refreshments and a raffle. 

New members and guests always welcome.  For further information please visit our website http://www.bostonspagardeningsociety.org   or contact Hazel Wicks 01937 845954.

Thursday 1st February

Tadcaster Harriers ‘Run and talk’ for better mental health – From Magnet Sports Club, Tadcaster 6:45pm

Tadcaster Harriers running club are once again supporting wellbeing through running with a runandtalk event.

The run is for anyone who has been affected by mental health issues or is keen to support the idea of improving wellbeing through running.

There will be a gentle 2 mile run and a 5 mile run, with Tadcaster Harriers’ Running Leaders .

Tadcaster Harriers’ Mental Health Ambassador Sophie Overfield said “We are keen to show the club’s support for mental health and wellbeing by having an event where everyone is welcome, whether they have done much running or not. “

The runs are free and aimed at anyone over 18 . There will be the opportunity for a drink and some goodies in the bar afterwards.

For further information please contact Amanda at manda apperley@hotmail.com,  Sophie Overfield at soverfield123@gmail.com   or Mark Swinden on 07789 512106 

Friday 2nd February

SNAKE DAVIS & HIS BAND: Boston Spa Village Hall

Doors open 7.00.

Tickets £20 from Yeadons.

The legendary Snake Davis has worked with many of the Worlds biggest acts including Take That, Lisa Stansfield, The Eurythmics, George Michael, Ray Charles and Tom Jones to name a few. The band will perform classics such as Baker Street, Young Americans and Search for a Hero.  The hall layout will be cabaret style tables & chairs (unallocated). Bring your own drink glasses will be provided.

Proceeds to the Village Hall improvement plan. Early ticket purchase is advisable.

Saturday 3rd February

Tockwith Players ‘Red Carpet Quiz and Curry Night – Tockwith Village Hall 7:00pm

A fun quiz based on entertainment with rounds on all things theatrical.

Teams of 8 persons maximum. (If you can’t / won’t eat curry please let them know at time of booking. They will be happy to provide an alternative). Licensed bar.

Tickets cost £8 per head including supper.

To order tickets phone Fiona on 01423 358 808 or email steed951@steed951.plus.com

Saturday 10th February

A CEILIDH: 7.00 -10.00 pm Bramham Village Hall

Tickets £12.00 to include Pie & Pea Supper. 

Tickets at Local Churches or Emily 844345 and email gaussen@ntlworld.

Proceeds in aid of West Yorkshire Asylum Network & Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network

Thursday 15th, Friday 16th and Saturday 17th February

Tockwith Players Present:

‘Chase me up Farndale Avenue …. S’il vous plait’

The Farndale crowd are back. This time with a saucy little number.

Typical organised chaos is bound to ensue, set in the salubrious setting of downtown Paris. A classic case of mistaken identity, dishonesty and infidelity …. Or is it? (This play was launched at the Edinburgh Festival and starred Julian Clary. )

Curtain up 7.30pm at Tockwith Village Hall

Tickets £6.50. Café style seating and licensed bar.

To order tickets phone Margaret on 01423 358 626 or email dalgleish72@btinternet.com

Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th February


GREAT COMEDY! 8-00pm – bar and food from 6-30pm

 TICKETS ON SALE FROM 12 Noon on Sunday January 14th 
only Via Ticketsource.co.uk  
Choose your seats, no booking fee, payment by debit or credit card. (Limit of 5 tickets per sale transaction) 
Prices – Seated £35 & £30 plus a limited number of standing tickets £25

 “She has plenty to say, and says it with pointedness and potency'” (The Guardian)
TOM LUCY “The best new comedian I’ve seen in ages. Believe the hype this guy is hilarious” (Jack Whitehall)
JAYDE ADAMS “Third funniest woman in the world. Fact” (Dawn French)

RUSSELL KANE “At the top of his game” ( The Guardian)
LUKE KEMPNER “… a blummin’ genius” (Dawn French)
LLOYD GRIFFITH “Inherently funny: voice of an angel’ body of a trucker… ” (Chortle)
Fund raising events are towards the upgrade of the bar and kitchen at the victory Hall.

Saturday 24th March 2018

Wednesday 28th March

CHRIS DIFFORD & BOO HEWERDINE – Thorner Victory Hall 8:00 pm

Chris – co-founder of “Squeeze” , one of London’s best loved bands, teams up with lead singer and creative force behind “The Bible” for a unique evening 
Tickets £15-00   http://thornervictoryhall.com/buy-tickets/   ,Thorner Stores, Delectations,
or phone Dave 07988 496567


Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June

Collingham Real Ale Festival – Collingham Village Hall

Saturday 9th June

Boston Spa Village Gala

Date for your diary. More details to be entered when known



Saturday 16th June

GYBR – Great Yorkshire Bike Ride

The Great Yorkshire Bike Ride is an annual 70 mile sponsored charity cycle ride from Wetherby to Filey. This ride takes in some of Yorkshire best countryside through the Howardian Hills and the Yorkshire Wolds to the coast.

Every year 2,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities take on the challenge of this great Yorkshire event.  2018 will be the 35th annual GYBR.

Entries we be available via the Wetherby Lions website https://www.wetherbylions.org/

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th July

Boston Spa Festival

Date for your diary. More details to be added when known

Saturday 3rd November

1918 themed Collingham Real Ale Festival – 12:00 – 11:00 pm Collingham Village Hall

to commemorate 100 years on from end of WW1 as part of the Collingham & Linton Remembers project.

All beers will be in wooden casks.

Festival is being themed as in 1918 so dig out your period clothes.