Thorner Firework Festival

Thorner Firework Festival is back for 2019 on Saturday 2 November from 6pm! After many years successfully supporting the Victory Hall and raising the roof, the bonfire and fireworks are off to Thorner Cricket Club to support our cricket team and the school PTA.  This year we are doing the groundwork for an even bigger …

Bell Ringing Competition in Thorner

Next Saturday 21 September from 10.45 to 13.15 the Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers will be holding the finals of the regional Striking Competition at St Peters Church. During the year bands from all over Yorkshire have competed in regional branch competitions and this event on Saturday is between the regional winners. The Leeds Branch …

Community Fund Allocations 2018

Thorner Community Fund (TCF) Allocation of Thorner Community Fund Grant 2018 All village groups, clubs and societies were invited to apply for an allocation from the 2018 fund. Seven bids were received.The money received from donations by Thorner residents for Leeds Festival tickets provides the annual grant fund. In addition there was a generous £7,500 …

Tai Chi Classes at the Victory Hall

Hello! I have been running a Tai Chi class in the Victory Hall, Thorner for several years now.  This is a lovely welcoming class with many of the students making friends within the group.  We are re-starting after the Summer on Thursday 13th of September 2018, running every Thursday from 10.30am until 11.30 am. The …

Scarcroft Then and Now; a History of the Village

Scarcroft has always been within the ecclesiastical parish of Thorner, but has not previously had its own history recorded.  Scarcroft Then and Now; a History of the Village fills this gap.  The book will be available from Tuesday 2nd December at the shop and post office in Thorner, as well as from the New Inn, …

Thorner Historical Society

Thorner and District Historical Society is pleased to announce that its Website is now live and the address is: www.thornerhistory.org.uk View some of the many images of old Thorner on the Archive Image Gallery and keep up to date with the latest news and events from the Society