Murder Mystery Evening

A Murder Mystery Evening was held in the village hall on 11 November. Tickets included a three course meal. Thank you to those who supported the event.

Harvest Festival Sunday 15 October

A service was held in St Chad’s at 6.30pm. This was followed by the Annual Harvest Festival Auction. Many thanks to the Crown for hosting the event, those who acted as auctioneers, everyone who made a donation and those who came along to lend their support. Thanks to people’s generosity the event raised £330 for St Chad’s.

Cake Stall & Duck Race

A Cake Stall & Duck Race were held on 20 August in aid of funds for the upkeep of St Chad’s church. The event raised £750. A very rewarding outcome for all who organised and contributed to the success of the day. Many thanks to everyone.

Annual Village Fete 16 July 2017

The Annual Fete was held on the village green between 12 – 4pm. It included the Swinton Brass Band and Duck Race as well as stalls selling cakes, books and bric a brac alongside amusements of a coconut shy, bottle stall, tombola and splat the rat. The event raised £1,173.45 for Village Hall funds. Thank you to all who gave their support.

Jazz & Cream Tea – 18 June

The event was to have been held in the Village Hall on Sunday 18 June with entertainment provided by Ian Miller on jazz saxophone and Dominic Spencer on piano. Unfortunately the event was cancelled.


Annual Duck Race & Cake Stall Monday 29 May

The Annual Duck Race & Cake Stall was held on Bank Holiday Monday. The event raised £485 for Village Hall funds. Thank you to those who helped on the day and to those who gave their support.

Planting Demonstration

A Planting Demonstration was held on 8 May at 7pm in the Village Hall at £4.50 per person with supper included. Nigel Wait demonstrated new ways to make the most of planters, window boxes and hanging baskets. The event raised £150 for village hall funds. Thank you to all who gave their support.

Quiz in Aid of Air Ambulances

A Quiz was held for the Air Ambulances on Sunday 16 April 2017  at the Blacksmith’s Arms, Lastingham. The amount raised was £686. Many thanks to all who gave their support.

Parish – Annual Open Meeting

The Parish Annual Open Meeting was held in the Village Hall on Thursday 6 April 2017 at 7pm.


Esk Valley Theatre 27 March

On 27 March the Esk Valley Theatre performed ‘September in the Rain’ by John Godber. The performance was enjoyed by those in attendance.