Local News

May ’19 News:


JAZZ IN THE SPA: Saturday May 4 – Enrico Tomasso + John Hallam + ‘Spats’ Langham – then add Paul Munnery on trombone, Richard Vernon on bass and Nick Ward on drums. Six of the UK’s star musicians. We heard on the grapevine that they’d played together recently so we asked them to come back together for our beloved Boston Spa audience. Don’t miss this one! Doors open: 7pm • Music: 8pm – 10.30pm No bar – bring your own tipple Glasses provided. Tickets £10 Contact Les 01937 842636 or Frank 01904 468292

BOSTON SPA PARISH COUNCIL ANNUAL PARISH MEETING:   Wednesday 8th May 7.30pm at the Village Hall everyone is welcome to attend. This year Councillor Kevin Alderson will be giving an update on the Stables lane Development and the work being done by the Friends of Stables Lane Working Group and Councillor Jonny Lyne will be speaking about the proposals being considered by the People Friendly Village Centre Working Group

WINES FOR SUMMER DRINKING: May 4 St Mary’s Church 7.30 pm John Butterwick introduces 6 wines followed by a light supper tickets £15 Phone 84402 or 843727 for tickets.

BOSTON SPA VILLAGE HALL: – The Annual General Meeting will be held at 7.15 pm on Monday, 13 May, 2019 in the Lantern Room. Everyone Welcome.


ACTIVE METHODIST CHURCH ANNOUNCES: on Friday May 17th, Paul Karensa (the Kneel Down – Stand Up Comic) will be bringing his unique brand of comedy to Boston Spa MC, as part of their “An Evening with…” series, along with some of his comedian friends. Tickets phone 842156

“Writer for BBC1’s Miranda and Not Going Out, among countless others, Paul Kerensa is the in-demand comic who plays comedy clubs and cathedrals. He’s one of the few to have appeared both at London’s Comedy Store and on Radio 2’s Pause for Thought.” Watch out for further details re tickets etc. which will become available once the complete line-up for the evening is finalised.
Further “An Evening with…” concerts are under negotiation – Maddy Prior, Graham Kendrick, Noel Robinson and yet another return by Rick Wakeman, to name a few. Watch this space!

BOSTON SPA GARDENING SOCIETY: will be holding its Annual Plant Sale between 10.00 and 12.00 on Saturday 11th May at the Deepdale Community Centre in Boston Spa. There will be lots of lovely plants including nursery-grown annual bedding for pots and baskets, perennials and shrubs from members’ gardens, herbs and vegetables. There are always lots of bargains, and we sell out quickly, so arrive early.

For further information please contact Hazel Wicks 01937 845954 or visit our website bostonspagardeningsociety.org

LUNCH TIME CONCERT: at Boston Spa Methodist Church is on Friday, 10th May at 1pm. Light lunches served from 12 noon. Adam Parrish will give an organ recital on the Harrison & Harrison pipe organ.

BOSTON SPA VILLAGE HALL: – The Annual General Meeting will be held at 7.15 pm on Monday, 13th May, 2019 in the Lantern Room. Everyone Welcome.

WETHERBY TOWN CENTRE GETS FREE WIFI: System provided by Sports Telecomm a local Telecoms Company based in Wetherby, who worked with both Wetherby Town Council and Intechnology WiFi in providing Wetherby town centre with a free WiFi service, the service is now live. More details https://www.citi-wise.com/wetherby/  a mobile App that can be downloaded on both Apple and Android devices. For further information about the service, to arrange a meeting to discuss this business opportunity, or to discuss your Telecommunications, then please contact phone 01937 343949

BE A FRIEND: Friends can become scarce as we get older. WISE are looking for volunteers to befriend an elderly person. If you can spare an hour a week and would like to help or receive more information call Carole McLelland 01937 222066

BOSTON SPA VILLAGE NEWSLETTER: Why not sign up for it? Simply go to the site and enter your email address. www.bostonspapc.org.uk. May Newsletter out soon.

OUT AND ABOUT: New access road spotted at the top of Wind Mill Hill. Swallows seen 2 weeks ago seem to have gone into hiding. Bramham House permission for the development still not ratified.

BRAMHAM OPEN GARDENS:  Sunday 19 May 12 noon to 4.00pm –

BRAMHAM CLASSIC VEHICLE SHOW:15 June 12 noon to 4pm Freely Lane Bramham LS23 6RR. If you wish to enter your vehicle please contact me and I will send you an entry form

NEWS, EVENTS: If you are a local club or organisation would you please forward me your details and I will endeavour to include them in the Boston Spa News section. Thank you, David Watts 845592 info@fourgables.co.uk