10.00 am Ampleforth Village Hall on Saturday 13th May – Ampleforth and District Gardening club are holding their annual Plant Sale – admission £1 including refreshments, children free – a wide range of annuals, perennials, vegetables and home produce.

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

Wednesday 3rd May 2017 at 7-30pm in Ampleforth Village Hall – Gardens through the Ages – a talk by Terry Frazier –  All welcome.


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: