Events Diary

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Friends of Roman Aldborough @ Aldborough Village Hall
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm

The Lawsons and the Dukes : Aldborough and the Great Reform Act of 1832 – Andrew Lawson-Tancred. 01423 325808

Kirby Hill WI @ The Coronation Hall
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Members’ Desert Island Discs, & Annual Meeting.

Arkendale WI @ Arkendale Community Hall
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm

AGM, & ‘A Christmas Wreath’. New members are very welcome. Meetings held first Wednesday each month. 01423 340628

Concert of Remembrance @ Ripon Cathedral
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

To celebrate 100 years since the end of WW1. Dishforth Military Wives Choir, Ripon City Band, Ripon School Childrens’ Choir. £8.

Supper & Quiz Night @ The Hideaway Kitchen, Dunsforth
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm

£12 per person to include Quiz & Supper. Proceeds to St Mary’s Church, Lower Dunsforth. Tickets 01423 324518.

Boroughbridge Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association @ The Jubilee Room
Nov 8 @ 7:30 pm

Sue Leach talks about “The Karen Hilltribes Trust” with jewellery and textiles on sale after. All welcome. Meetings held on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Marton cum Grafton WI @ Marton cum Grafton Memorial Hall
Nov 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookery for Christmas Demo, & AGM. 01423 330561

Quiz Night @ Minskip Village Hall
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm

With Pie & Pea Supper. Tickets £5 per person, £20 team of 4. Please bring your own drinks. In aid of St John’s Church, Minskip. 01423 322165.

Roecliffe WI @ Roecliffe School
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Kenya – A Gynaecological Journey with Stuart Walton. And the AGM. 01423 322335.

Table Top Sale @ Copt Hewick Village Hall
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Teas, coffees and home made cakes available. An ideal opportunity to get some good and early Christmas presents.

History Society Book Launch @ The Jubilee Room
Nov 10 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

You are invited to the launch of the book ‘A History of Boroughbridge – a Historic Yorkshire Town’. Introductory talk by Mike Tasker. Book signing. Books available to purchase. Free refreshments.

Ripon Choral Society Concert @ Ripon Cathedral
Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm

Britten: War Requiem.

The Battle’s Over @ Roecliffe
Nov 11 @ 6:40 pm

Join us outside St. Mary’s Church, Roecliffe at 6.40pm where we will remember them. After lighting the beacon, there will be a glass of mulled wine and we can share any stories of family members who served in WW1.

The Battle’s Over @ Langthorpe
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm

Langthorpe Parish council are hosting a beacon in conjunction with over 1000 other sites across the UK to celebrate ‘The Battle’s Over’, a tribute to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. The beacon will be lit at 7 pm on Sunday the 11th November at the top of Back Lane, Langthorpe. There will be no parking! The best access will be from Leeming Lane walking along the footpath to the south of East View or walking up Back Lane.

Boroughbridge Historical Society @ The Jubilee Room
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

A talk focused on Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot, including the local Yorkshire connections – Tony Morgan. All welcome – guests £3, members free. The talk will be followed by tea and biscuits.

Jigsaw Club @ The Jubilee Room, Boroughbridge
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come and join us for a cuppa and a chat whist doing a jigsaw. We have many jigsaws which can be completed in a session and the facility to store part finished jigsaws.  £1 per session. Contact  01423 341982 or email dorothy.griffin94

Coffee Morning @ Boroughbridge Methodist Church Hall
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Horsefair, B’bridge YO51 9AH. All welcome.

Gin Rummy Festival @ The Coronation Hall, Milby
Nov 17 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

The little gin festival company are taking our gin rummy festival to the Coronation Hall, with over 120 Gins, rums and a selection of vodkas, with prosecco added too, and live music.  Glass and programme included. Drinks are priced at £4. Tickets in advance at Eventbrite Boroughbridge Gin Rummy Festival priced at £7 , we have limited numbers available.

Roecliffe Quiz Night @ The Crown Inn, Roecliffe
Nov 20 @ 7:15 pm

For St Mary’s Church. Quiz starts at 7.30pm but please come before that in order to make up teams of 4 or 5. £5. Raffle. Light refreshments.

Mothers’ Union @ The Coronation Hall
Nov 22 @ 2:00 pm

Our Speaker will be Jenifer Bullen ‘A Trip to Rwanda’ Everyone welcome. Please note one week later than usual. Boroughbridge Mothers’ Union usually meet at 2pm on the third Thursday of the month. Everyone is welcome to visit any of our meetings or events, we would be delighted to see you. 01423 325405

All Saints Girls @ All Saints Church, Kirby Hill
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A Mothers’ Union Initiative. A get together with drinks and nibbles. Meet new and old friends. Everyone welcome. 01423 325405

St James’ Church Christmas Fair @ St James' Church, Boroughbridge
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Stalls, Raffle, Refreshments.

Christmas Fayre @ Springfield Garth
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm

Cake Stall, Tombola, Books, Raffle, White Elephant, Cream Teas etc. All proceeds raised to go to the Residents’ Amenity Fund.

Games Afternoon @ Boroughbridge Methodist Church Hall
Nov 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Nostalgic music and old fashioned games. Refreshments. All welcome.

Christmas Coffee Morning @ All Saints' Church, Kirby Hill
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Friends of All Saints Christmas Coffee Morning. Raffle & Tombola prizes with a Christmas theme always welcome.

The Story of Christmas @ Ripon Cathedral
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm

A theatrical performance of the Nativity with acting, ballet, dance, choral and carols, and guest Narrator Chris Chittell from Emerdale. Book tickets at

Kirby Hill WI @ The Coronation Hall
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Seasonal Entertainment.

Coffee Morning & Book Exchange @ Kirby Hill Church
Dec 5 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Why not drop in for a cuppa, a chat and a book? Everyone welcome.

Late Night Shopping @ Boroughbridge Town Centre
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm

Kick start your Christmas with Boroughbridge Late Night Shopping! Retailers will be showcasing their fabulous Christmas ranges, local groups and charities will be raising funds.

Jigsaw Club @ The Jubilee Room, Boroughbridge
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come and join us for a cuppa and a chat whist doing a jigsaw. We have many jigsaws which can be completed in a session and the facility to store part finished jigsaws.  £1 per session. Contact  01423 341982 or email dorothy.griffin94

Christmas Fair @ Jennyruth Worshops
Dec 7 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Visit the workshops, seasonal crafts and decorations for sale, refreshments. Mince pies, hot drinks & Christmas Music! 01765 606620

Kirby Hill School PTA Christmas Fair @ Boroughbridge Sports Association Club
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Kirby Hill School PTA will be holding a Christmas Fair at Boroughbridge Sports Association Club (next to the Primary School) on Friday 7th December from 5pm until 9pm.  There will be a variety of craft stalls so it will be a great opportunity to do some Christmas shopping!  There will also be a pizza van so no need to eat before you go! If you would like to have a stall at the Fair (for £10) please contact the school on 01423 322713.