Bring a lantern and join the walk around the village accompanied by a brass band from Kirklees Music School.
Finishing at the Rose & Crown with prizes for the best decorated lanterns.
No doubt you are beginning to think about presents for Christmas, particularly perhaps for those friends or relations that live some distance away.
The Thurstonland Village Association has come to your rescue and has organised various items of merchandise to meet this demand. They all come with Village scenes and seek to promote the beauty and uniqueness of our village. You may have seen some of these items but as a reminder these are as follows:
Tea Towels – Produced in a strong cotton finish (only a few left) Price £4-50
Shopping Bags – Strong bags with a gusset Price £6-50
Shopping Bags – In lighter cotton, suitable for folding into handbag etc. Price £4-00
Notelets – A pack of ten with printed village views of important village sites and scenes and room for
your message Price £2.50
These products are all available from Elaine Adler, 38 The Village, Telephone 01484 664544 or in church or at The Rose and Crown
As a finale to our wonderful Tour de France weekend, here’s a poster from Marie Curie to thank us for the all the donations dropped into the collecting tins around the village.
You should also know that on top of the amount in the collecting tins, the Saturday events and Sunday Concert allowed the TVA and Choir to donate a further £500 to Marie Curie, bringing our
Village donations to a whopping £663.34
Thanks to all who contributed to make this a fantastic event!
GOT THE TEA-TOWEL?
NOW GET THE VILLAGE SHOPPING BAG!
These magnificent, well-made 100% cotton shopping bags were a big seller at Thurstonland Gala, and they are still on sale at £6.50. If you would like to be the envy of fellow shoppers, contact Elaine on 664544. If you missed out on the tea-towels, there are still a few left.
What a weekend for the Village
Knitters knitted; bikes went yellow; Wheels were painted red, white blue, yellow; Pictures were painted; Photos taken; Jam and plants potted; Exhibits exhibited, Sausages and burgers bunned; Rats splatted and treasure hunted; Singers sung!
See all the photographs and competition winners in the next village newsletter
This was given to the present landlord of the Rose & Crown, Richard Billington, by the grandson of the then landlord, John Edward Gawthorpe.
It shows the front of the pub in the 1930s, and the landlord with his name above the door and “Rose and Crown Inn”