The Yorkshire dialect can be traced back to invaders who crossed the North Sea in the Fifth Century and who left behind a rich language full of words that had Norse and Danish origins. Dales people had a particularly dialect-filled speech that included both verbs and nouns peculiar to the district in which they lived. Here are just a few examples: Skep basket Tup male sheep Laithe barn Gripe muck-fork Dowly sad Nithered cold, shivery Twined to be upset Thoil to begrudge Wick lively Sneck Door-catch; Slape slippery and....... T’ardest wark is doin’ nowt.
Saturday 28 November, 12.30 for 1.00pm – St. Andrew’s Lunch at Fremington Sunday
School. We will welcome Julie Pledge from West Burton, to speak about the work of
Faith in Action in Malawi. Please let Susan Allison know if you are intending to
come for lunch (Tel. 884366). No tickets, donations invited for the charity.
Sunday 6 December, 7.00pm - Christmas event at Marrick Priory.
For tickets and information contact the Priory office (884434). Tickets are going
All welcome to support the Priory’s work with young people.
Tuesday 8 December, 7.30pm, PCC meeting at Fremington Village Hall
Wednesday 9 December, 7.30pm – Grinton DCC meeting at the Vicarage
Friday 11 December, 6.00pm – Arkengarthdale School Christmas Concert at St. Mary’s
Church. All welcome.
Saturday 12 December, 10.30am-12.30pm – Recycled crafts for Christmas
Hymnbook angels and much more – all welcome.
Friday 18 December, 1.30pm – Joint Schools’ Christingle Service at St. Andrew’s,
Friday 18 December, 2.30pm, in Fremington Village Hall –
The Parish Choir presents Christmas Music with Tea and Mince Pies.
Tickets £5 on the door. Proceeds to the Butterwick Children’s Hospice.
Sunday 17 January, 3.30pm at Ripon Cathedral
Collation of Rev Beverley Mason as Archdeacon of Richmond and Craven.
Monday 18 January – Start of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Thursday 21 January, 7.30pm - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Service at Gunnerside
Tuesday 26 January, 7.30pm – Muker DCC meeting at Armsleigh.
Wednesday 27 January, 7.30pm
Christians Together in Swaledale meeting at Fremington Village Hall.
These are open meetings, and are all are welcome.
Saturday 30 January, 2.00-4.00pm – Forest Church in Grinton Churchyard.
Outdoor activities and worship for all ages. All welcome.
Monday 1 February, 7.45pm – Arkengarthdale DCC at Arkle Town.
Tuesday 9 February, 12 noon - 2.00pm – Shrove Tuesday Soup and Pancakes at Muker
Public Hall. Donations for a charity, to be decided.
Contact Mary Guy (886116) if you would like to help.