The Great Get Together in Ampleforth

Saturday 17th June 2-6pm in Ampleforth Village Hall. Join friends and neighbours for afternoon tea. Bring along your unwanted books, CDs and jigsaws to exchange. Plant stall, tombola and more.  Free event – donations to the Jo Cox Foundation welcome. For more information or to get involved contact Sheila on 788279 or Sue on 788993.


Ampleforth and District Historical Society

Ampleforth Village Hall on Tuesday 11th April at 7-30pm – A talk by Rod Jenkinson on The Changing Faces of “James Herriot’s Yorkshire” from prehistoric times to 1930 – All welcome – admission £3.

Ampleforth and District Gardening Club

Outings – 24th June to Harlow Carr Flower Show and 20th July to Scampston Hall – contact Sheila 788279.


Evocations of Rural Life

An exhibition of black and white photographs
by Lucy Saggers at Helmsley Arts Centre.

The exhibition runs from 3-27 November 2015
open Tuesday & Sunday 11am-3pm, Wednesday-Friday 10am-3pm

Affordable Housing Event

An affordable housing drop in event will be held on 16 July 2015 at The Village Hall in Ampleforth from 2pm to 7pm, in connection with the forthcoming new build properties for rent at Station Road, Ampleforth.

The affordable homes consist of 2 x 3 bedroom properties and 8 x 2 bedroom properties.

The event will be an opportunity for people with a local connection to Ampleforth or surrounding parishes to view the site plans and to find out about how to apply for one of these brand new affordable homes. Representatives will be there from Endeavour Housing Association and Ryedale District Council to answer questions and to help people to register an interest in one of the homes. Refreshments will be available.

For more information please email Colin Huby, Ryedale District Council, Ryedale House, Malton, YO17 7HH or telephone 01653 600666 ext. 354.

Ryedale Grand Prix

The Ryedale Grand Prix cycling event is coming to the village 18th and 19th of  July. For more information: