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Some recent events....

...all at The Terrington Village Hall

Friday 22nd September
A Reflection On Justice - Trevor, a police officer for 30 years and currently working for the national charity Why-me? talked about and illustrated his experiences of the traditional justice system and restorative justice.

Friday 8th September
MUSICIAN AND SONGWRITER. York based singer and guitarist regularly seen busking in the city centre. Singer of the Croft Mullen Band.

Friday 5th May
Gracie's 3 words to describe her music are "emotive, unique, relatable". And to describe herself: "bubbly, passionate and headstrong". There are many more positive words to describe her; confident, friendly, professional, driven and down to earth being just a few. And of course incredibly talented. Her music is poignant and her lyrics engaging. Her songs will linger in your mind long after they've finished.


Monday 3rd April
Yarns by a Sea Lawyer – Menace – a Winged Walrus and some other Navy Larks.

Friday 3rd March
Rum Doodle are a folk roots acoustic duo from Leeds. Martin and BB Tim play mostly their own original songs with influences as broad as Christy Moore and The Dubliners to Bob Dylan and Neil Young. A lot of the material draws its inspiration from these Islands we live in, be it about our wonderful heritage and different languages to growing up besides the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.

Saturday 11th March
Starring Terrington's very own Tiefrung Gleemen Ceilidh Band. Dance or clap along and enjoy a fabulous supper. One for all the family!

Friday 10th February
Wine Tasting Evening.

Friday 20th January
Gin tasting with Paul Tate-Smith.

Friday 3rd February
Progressive acoustic music at its finest, Stillhouse are a mandolin, guitar, double bass and vocal trio ensemble, presenting beautifully crafted original songs and meticulously arranged instrumental material with roots in bluegrass, jazz and folk.

Friday 6th January
The Bronze are Holly Taymar and Chris Bilton, two Yorkshire bred twenty-somethings with a penchant for a good song and a quiet audience. Despite being from different ends of the musical spectrum, with Holly having already written and performed extensively as a solo artist and Chris coming from the local band scene, the pair met in York in 2009 and began playing together, Chris adding accompaniment to Holly’s well rehearsed back catalogue.

Friday 11th November
Lasagne, Garlic Bread, Salad and Tiramisu.

Friday 25th November
The evening is featuring Ryedale's finest acapella harmony group - The Four Quarters.

Friday 2nd December
A story of fierce, insane, possessive love... (and dark goings-on down on the farm). Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling.

Saturday 3rd December
Quiz night in aid of the L.I.A.M. charity. Enter a team for the chance to win cash prizes.

Friday 21st October
The son of a North Yorkshire farmer, Pat gained a BSc in Mining Engineering from Newcastle-upon-Tyne immediately emigrating to South Africa in 1976. Until 5 years ago Pat had spent his whole career in South Africa. He is now a prominent advisor to the mining industry world-wide and commutes from Terrington to South Africa every two months. He also undertakes regular site visits to various destinations around the world. He will explain why he chooses to have such a long commute and will share some of his experiences at this Village Voices event.

Thursday 27th October
A highly amusing one-man show which follows a day in the life of John Aubery, the seventeenth century diarist.

Friday 4th November
Luke is a young Roots Singer/Songwriter from Canterbury, Kent, who in 2013 was nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for both the Horizon Award for Best Emerging Talent and The Young Folk Category. With a bold, distinctive voice and a sweet, percussive guitar style, Luke is a confident and captivating live performer. He was also winner of Fatea's "Male Artist of the Year 2014"

Sunday 12th June
Celebrating the 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Friday 24th June
Rural Action Yorkshire have been working with the Key Stage 2 pupils at Terrington School and a few of the older residents of Terrington. We have now completed three sessions with them and have booked Terrington VH for Friday 24 June to put on an exhibition featuring the work that has been produced from this.

Friday 22nd April
Come for a chat and a chance to view paintings, photographs, ceramics and textiles by local artists.

Friday 11th March
Kel Fidler graduated in Electrical Engineering at King's College, Durham University, and then spent the rest of his career working in Higher Education at Newcastle, Essex, The Open, York and Northumbria Universities. On the way, he was Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, Professor, Provost, Department Head, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, and Vice-Chancellor. In retirement, he is a Governor of Arden University, the UK's newest. Although it had its serious moments, Kel often describes his career as a series of jokes and anecdotes, and it is some of these that he will be sharing with you at this event. Prepare to be amused!

Friday 26th February
1960's inspired nibbles, beef bourguignon and black forest gateau with a glass of wine on arrival.

Saturday 27th February
Laughter.Inspiration.Art.Music Benefit concert featuring The Shades, Touch of Blues and Charlie Harrigan. An evening of blues, rock and pop.

Friday 15th January
Dr Ken Wildey has specialised in stored grain quality issues and public health pest control for over 40 years. He's seen everything from grain pests to cockroaches and ants; seagulls to rats and mice; houseflies and beetles in animal houses, to TB in badgers; and in various parts of Europe as well as in wonderfully exotic locations like Madagascar and Mauritius. Join him for a light hearted talk about his experiences over the years. He says pests can be fun!

Friday 4th December
Fine wines with canapes and mince pies. A wine tasting with a twist - informal and fun.

Saturday 5th December
Laughter.Inspiration.Art.Music Big Christmas Quiz Night. Enter a team and join us for our festive quiz. Cash prizes to be won.

Friday 13th November
Holy Moly and the Crackers are a "gypsy folk and roll" band, based in the UK. They released their debut album "First Avenue" in October 2012 and an EP "Lilly" a year later were described as "a re-imagining of three traditional folk/blues songs that evokes eras of whiskey and guns on modern punk folk steroids". Tracks from the album and EP have been played by Amazing Radio, BBC Introducing and leading music critic Mike Harding.

Saturday 17th October
An Evening of jazz 'swing', 'b-bop', funk and soul for all the family. Dancing Encouraged

Friday 5th June
This duo re-invent 80's classics. Tracey's versatile melodies roll across your ear drums. Soulful and forth-coming with expression it floats above, occasionally mirroring, Ollie's six string. The sound he creates conjures drums and synth and bass, bringing colour to your imagination.

Friday 17th April
Fine wines followed by port and stilton. A wine tasting with a twist - informal and fun.

Saturday 7th March
From the book by Reginald Arkell, 'Old Herbaceous' is a one-man show that is full of humorous anecdotes of gardening competitions and flirting with the underhouse maids. It is often referred to as Downtown Abbey with gardening tips! Pottering between the flowerbeds and grass cuttings of a manor house garden in Gloucestershire, Herbert Pinnegar (otherwise known as 'Old Herbaceous') is a charming old man that tells the journey of his life from orphan boy to legendary head gardener.

Saturday 14th March
To celebrate our fantastic new village playground, Terrington Pre-School, would like to invite you to a Playgroup reunion from 1969 to 2015. The event will run from 12:30 - 3:00pm.

Friday 20th March
Taff Morgan is the Rector of the Howardian Group of parishes and arrived in Terrington in 2012. A little research reveals he is hardly your stereo-typical member of the clergy. He is credited as being not only 'engaging' but 'inspiring and amusing', and a marathon man! Many may be unaware that he was awarded an MBE for the pivotal role he played in the first Gulf War. What inspired a man who spent 35 years in the RAF serving as a navigator on Vulcans, Tornados and Phantoms to become a Vicar?

Friday 27th March

Friday 23rd January
Jo Milner is an academic of international repute and was Director of the Yorkshire Cancer Research Unit at the University of York from 1991 to 2010. Jo raised millions of pounds for and led research forging world class advances into the treatment of cancer. She continues to promote scientific research at both an academic and public level and has been instrumental in the development of novel anti-cancer therapies.

Friday 14th November
Amy Wadge is widely regarded as one of the country's most successful female singer/songwriters. Her voice is simply amazing with a breathtaking range and emotional impact. Amy is joined by Liverpool born Pete Riley, acoustic rock singer song writer and producer.

Wednesday 12th November
Two men, an artist and an archaeologist, recently released from the horrors of the trenches, find themselves working side by side in a North Yorkshire village. What they slowly uncover is an ancient village mystery, hidden passions and the healing power of a month in the country.

Tuesday 27th May
(Please note this is a change from the date given at last year's AGM) to be held in Terrington Village Hall, Wimbush Room Open to all - Everyone welcome.

Friday 16th May
Come and join our family open evening celebrating the importance and future of community in Terrington. There will be displays, focus groups, presentations and food tasting from the social clubs, sports clubs, societies and business in the area.

Friday 4th April
A friendly, brain teasing quiz with Bar available. Also serving homemade Chili to warm your cockles too! Prizes to win!

Friday 28th March
Join us for the second in our new series of 'Village Voices' when Rob Turnbull shares with us the challenges and complexities of being a Coroner and Terry Strickland tells us about his career in the Police Force, including being a Coroner's Officer and District Commander.

Friday 28th February
David and Helena bring us an insight into the human voice. We all have a voice but unfortunately not all of us are destined for singing greatness. The singing voice is a wonderful thing but how does the voice work and why does a voice sound the way it does?

Friday 24th January
Join us for the first evening in our new series. Alan Baddeley is a lifetime academic of world repute. His interests lie in human memory, neuropsychology and in the practical application of cognitive psychology. Alan has studied memory in many groups from deep sea divers to dementia patients, all aimed at finding out how memory works and why it fails. He will try to convince you that your memory is not as bad as you think! Don't forget to put this one in your diary - best to do it now!!

Saturday 23rd November
NOCEBO are a local band playing tonight in aid of the Brain Tumor Charity. Come along, enjoy and support this cause.

Friday 25th October
A friendly, brain teasing quiz with Bar available. Also serving homemade Chili to warm your cockles too! Prizes to win!

Wednesday 23rd October
Come and see us at Terrington Village hall at our open day. 10AM - 12 NOON. Refreshments available.

Friday 4th October
A double header featurung the incredibly talented Al Collingwood on keyboards and the equally talented Abe Dargue on guitar.

Wednesday 2nd October
The craft of the writing is apparent from the start and the script keeps you on the edge of your seat. The audience are immediately engaged with the clearly drawn yet complex characters. It's a window into the lives of a farming family struggling to make ends meet - it's gripping drama, funny, moving and shocking.

Wednesday 18th September
Before slipping into well-earned retirement, Sherlock Holmes has prevailed upon his long-time companion Dr Watson, his landlady Mrs Hudson and Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard to join him in a farewell tour of the British Isles. For the first time ever they will re-enact one of the detective's most baffling unrecorded cases - The Case of the Prime Minister, the Floozie and the Lummock Rock Lighthouse.

Friday 6th September
Backyard Burners are a new duo from Leeds, but often play with other musicians (Mark Pugh on banjo and a fiddle player mainly). They play traditional songs with their our own spark and energy. They play bluegrass, country and gospel, but touch upon 50's rock 'n roll sometimes.

Friday 7th June
Roberts and Romaine specialise in acoustic covers from the 60's 70's 80's up to present day. Covering a wide range of genres from jazz, motown, soul and pop.

Saturday 18th May
Featuring: The Goat Roper Rodeo Band - an acoustic country/blues trio gaining a reputation for some great three part harmonies, strong rhythm and lots of energy. Dan Burnett - one of the UK’s leading blues pianist/vocalists. David Swann - his songs win audiences over with their instant charm, as he effortlessly draws you into his world

Friday 3rd May
Describing Hayley as inspirational, refreshing and unique, is without doubt accurate, but this only touches the surface of a musical talent whose depth at times seems immeasurable. With a voice which can melt the hardest heart to piercing solid granite rock without ever losing control or technique, the Leeds-based singer-songwriter has established a fan-base far beyond her home city. She has hand-picked a group of musicians, who allow her the freedom to express her rich talent, and stretch her musical boundaries further and further with all genres included, from acoustic, soul, jazz to blues, folk and middle eastern.

Friday 8th March
A fabulous French soirée Encore!! brings you a warm and passionate presentation of some of the best loved songs of France, from Edith Piaf to Jacques Brel, Prevet, Becaud and beyond, including La Vie En Rose, Milord, Amsterdam, Ne Me Quitte pas...

Thursday 7th March
With their sound based on percussive fingerpicked guitar, Beggar's Bridge take great inspiration from British revivalists such as Davey Graham and Martin Carthy. They create memorable tunes with compelling lyrics that convey tales of people, places and events

Tuesday 29th January
Matt Brash is the popular "Zoo Vet at Large" star of the long running ITV series. As a specialist Zoo and Wildlife vet Matt has seen it all. If you enjoyed his book "Zoo Vet" you will love his forthcoming talk "It's Vets Life". Whilst being light and entertaining, Matt's talk also touches upon the more serious side of zoos, of conservation and how Matt, as a zoo vet is involved.

Saturday 8th December
Turn back time to the golden era of village hall dances at our Christmas Dance featuring the live sounds of the fantastic Superlicks Party Band

Saturday 13th October
Emma Dennis and Steven Goulden have a wonderful wide ranging repertoire which includes beautiful arias and romantic duets from the worlds of Opera and Operetta, songs and duets from the worlds favourite Musicals, popular Classical songs and duets.

Thursday 4th October
Strange tales were told of Shivering Sands - of keepers gone mad, mermaids and sea monsters, disappearances and hauntings, even a plague of rats. None of that scared Mordechai Chiddock, but had he known that Jezreel Cornish was one of the keepers he'd never have set foot on that cursed rock! And now the supply boat would not be back for a month and Chiddock knew that either he or Cornish would be dead long before then.

Saturday 22nd September
This excellent trio has played in every corner of the UK and Europe, always bringing the house down with their superb renditions of the fantastic ballads and brilliant disco tracks written by the Gibb brothers.

Saturday 19th May
Five amazingly talented musicians perform during one evening in aid of a special fundraising concert for Ryedale Special Families. Edwina, Andy and Holly are back by popular demand while Amelia and Mark are Nashville singer/songwriters on a UK tour. Sure to be an exceptional evening.

Friday 9th March
"Henry VIII had six wives..." one of the few historical facts most of us remember from our schooldays. But why did he marry so many times? And who was that shadowy figure, Katherine Parr - the sixth wife who survived him? "THE SIXTH WIFE is set in the night, as Katherine Parr waits for her husband the King to die. She takes the opportunity to reflect on her extraordinary life, and the reign of the glorious, tyrannical - and tragic - Henry VIII.

Saturday 25th February
For more than 7 years, Paul has portrayed the raspy voiced superstar with a show so good you will have "reason to believe" you're watching the man himself! He's the best look- and soundalike in the country.

Saturday 28th January
Featuring 'Tiefrung Gleemen'

To start the new year with a spring in your step join us for an evening of fun and frolics, music and dance, food and drink!

Thursday 26th January
Featuring 'Tiefrung Gleemen'

To start the new year with a spring in your step join us for an evening of fun and frolics, music and dance, food and drink!

Saturday 17th December
Turn back time to the golden era of village hall dances at our Christmas Dance featuring the live sounds of the fantastic Superlicks Party Band

Friday 28th October
Set against a vivid background of colourful race meetings, jockeys, touts and bookies this dark thriller is laced with satire and comedy. Described as "A white knuckle ride between psychology and the supernatural", this promises to be an thrilling evening.

Saturday 10th September
Three amazingly talented musicians perform their songs 'in the round' in a special fundraising concert for Ryedale Special Families. Sure to be an exceptional evening.

Saturday 3rd September
The birth of a new Millenium was also the birth of Counterfeit Abba! With their extensive experience performing the show, not only Nationwide but also Worldwide, they can guarantee you a superb Abba experience that will give you wonderful memories that you can cherish for a lifetime!

Friday 17th June
John Goodwill is now taking a long-earned rest from public service after standing-down as Chairman of Terrington Parish Council, a role he has filled for a modest 32 years. Yet this well respected local man has served on the Parish Council for a substantial 44 years.

Friday 17th June
Amoré have a wonderful wide ranging repertoire which includes beautiful arias and romantic duets from the worlds of Opera and Operetta, songs and duets from the worlds favourite Musicals, popular Classical songs and duets.