Upcoming Events


Wednesday 13th June
Confirmation Classes for Adults  From Wednesday 13th June 7.30-9pm in the Community Room at St Thomas a Becket, Hampsthwaite.   A five week course which could lead to Confirmation.  Please let Rev Chrissy know if you would like to join us.

Thursday 14th June
Coffee Morning 10.15am – 12 noon in the Church Hall.  Join us for tea/coffee and cakes, and a good chat.  Please bring a friend or come alone and make new friends.  We look forward to welcoming you.

Saturday 16th June

Hampsthwaite Open Gardens and Mega Plant Sale

We are holding our third annual Open Gardens on Saturday 16th June from 12.30 – 5.00 p.m. The event will begin from the Memorial Hall car park and continue down Church Lane to St. Thomas a Becket Walk and back to the church for refreshments, plant stall and a quiz.  Along the way, you will have the chance to browse through 9–10 gardens, all different in their own unique way and you may also encounter other surprises en-route!

The cost of the event is £5 per person with under 15’s free of charge.  The Plant Stall will have over 250 plants of herbaceous perennials and shrubs that have been lovingly nurtured over winter.  Please do come along and enjoy a fabulous afternoon out.

For further information contact: Michelle: 01423 771387 / greg.nello@btinternet.com/Gill: 01423 770903 / ghartahart@gmail.com

Sunday 17th June
Choral Evensong at 6.30pm in church together with members of St John’s, Bilton; St Robert’s, Pannal and : Christ Church, Harrogate.

Saturday 23rd June

Great Birstwith Bake Off! 2-4pm in the Church Hall.  Entry forms available from the Post Office and in Church – Adults £5 and Children £2.  There will be a panel of baked goods connoisseurs who will ‘professionally’ taste-test all the entries (we all know they just eat the cake and make it up really).  All are welcome, much fun to be had and in support of Church funds.