It’s going to be another night to remember as the stars return for The Third Thorner Stargaze Saturday 5 December 2015! The previous two events have attracted sell out crowds who gazed at distant galaxies, saw man-made satellites scuttling across heavens, handled real space rocks and looked down on the Mountains of the moon.
Wayne, Soraya, Phillipa and Alan have volunteered again this year with a band of helpers to do a simple lunch in the Parish Centre on Christmas Day for residents of Thorner who will be spending the day on their own or who are housebound and would like a meal delivered. If you would like to(…)
Well the dust has settled (yes, it was all dust and sunsets this year) and before thoughts turn to the first frosts, bonfires and fireworks, here are a few reflections from the Thorner Community Fund team. From a ticketing point of view our village has had a very positive year. We sold out of course(…)
Thorner Community Fund – We are seeking a Treasurer The post of Treasurer within the TCF Committee is currently vacant. We are seeking someone with the ability to manage the cashflow, banking and financial records from the distribution of Resident Leeds Festival tickets, prepare and present financial information and manage the finances associated with the(…)
Experience a selection of sources both on and offline including material providing information about our ancestors between census years. Our course will include records that span a wide range of dates, for example School Records, Monumental Inscriptions, Burial Books and Deeds. To enrol on this course please visit http://yh.wea.org.uk or call 0113 245 3304 Location(…)
Caroline is our new 1st Thorner Brownies Brown Owl, leading our thriving pack of 24 girls aged 7 – 10, six owl leaders and two young leaders. We meet every Wednesday during term-time 6.00 – 7.30pm at the Thorner School Hall. Caroline can be contacted on 07795 961632.
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,(…)
Music Inspirations offers musical learning classes to babies and toddlers from zero to age 3 or 4 years old, as well as after school clubs and weekend classes for children aged between 3 and 7. Learning music is great for the development of many skills, including literacy, maths, social and emotional understanding and many more,(…)
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