Harrogate Festival Chorus and Orchestra

Ampleforth Abbey – Thursday 22nd August at 7.30pm. Ave Maria – Finzi Magnificat – Rossini Stabat Mater, conductor Thom Meredith. Tickets £15 (£12 concessions) on entrance or in advance from The Abbey Shop.

PLANT SALE – Saturday 18th May

Ampleforth and District Gardening Club will be holding its annual Plant Sale on Saturday 18th May from 10am in Ampleforth Village Hall. Entry £1.

A selection of annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables plus home produce and a raffle. Everything will sell out, so come early to avoid disappointment.

Exercise Classes

New sessions of the chair-based exercise classes have started in the Village Hall on Wednesday mornings, 11:30 – 12:30.

If you’re struggling with mobility and want to keep fit, these classes are for you. For more details click here.


Ampleforth Parish Council

The Annual Meting of the Parish Council will be held in Ampleforth Village Hall on Thursday 9th May at 7pm. Come along and hear what the Parish Council has done over the year and our plans for the coming year. Your comments and suggestions will be very welcome.

Ampleforth and District Historical Society

Tuesday 6th August at 7-30 pm in Ampleforth Village Hall. Lydia Telford, author, speaker and tour guide, will talk about “Medieval Marriage”. Admission £3 including refreshments. All welcome.

Ampleforth and District Gardening Club

There are no more meetings until September. Members will have information about outings in June and July.

WW1 Memorial Rose Garden

A rose garden is being designed at the entrance to  St. Hilda’s Church to commemorate the end of the First World War. The design is shown below. Donations towards setting up the garden are very welcome. Contact Sheila Harrison on 01439788279.