Leaning Lampost Leyburn

Home » News » Leaning Lampost Leyburn
Leyburn Margaret
Leyburn Vehicles
Leybun looking

Over the weekend 21 July as part of the 'Leyburn Remembers' 1940's festival Leyburn Methodist Chapel hosted an exhibition of the history of the businesses in the town.
Marjorie Iveson, a member at the chapel, has spent the past two years researching & gathering material much to the delight of many local people visiting.
Marjorie is pictured as the steward at the exhibition which was open throughout the weekend.
When the exhibition closes on Sunday, Marjorie plans to collate all the information into a portfolio to go into Leyburn library.
The weekend proved to be fascinating with many folk dressed in 1940's period clothes; and vehicles, steam engines & stalls of the time in the square; one lady reported that hearing George Formby & his banjo singing through the speakers as 'quite odd'! Which it might do if you are that certain little lady.

You may also be interested in

notts_wheeler_cornering
Kevin Pellatt: Wed 31 Jul 8:25pm

I am old enough to know better than to sign up for the 'Deloitte Ride Across Britain' in September this year, cycling 980 miles in 9 days. That said, it is all in a good cause; the Motor Neurone Disease Association, for whom I'm aiming to raise £2019. A good friend of mine, Trevor, has been diagnosed with MND, a degenerative disease whereby the brain functions but it's...

cross_fish_yellow_2
NYD Webteam: Wed 31 Jul 5:38pm

Middleton in Teesdale Methodist chapel hosted a creative workshop on the topic of Colossians, following on from the 'Bible Month' initiative championed by the Methodist church. Led by Rev. Alan Coustick and assisted by Kevin Pellatt 22 people came along over two days and one evening, and they created all manner of artwork inspired by Paul's letter. Common themes emerged such as being...

cake_cutting
NYD Webteam: Wed 31 Jul 4:43pm

Candy and Cake Leyburn chapel was packed on Sunday morning 28 July as we said goodbye to Janet and Brian Park at our circuit service, led by Candy Rogers, who had returned for this occasion having moved out of the area a while ago. Janet has been with us for nine years, coming as a probationer Minister and leaving as a Superintendent Minister. Brian has played a big part in the financial...