Asenby is a village in the Harrogate District of North Yorkshire, with a population of approximately three hundred.
It lies about five miles south-west of Thirsk, seven miles east of Ripon, and twelve miles south of the county town of Northallerton.
The village is mentioned in the Doomsday Book. It was part of the manor of Topcliffe at the time of the Norman invasion.
Asenby lies on the south bank of the River Swale and the majority of the surrounding land is given to farming.
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Events and Activities to be held at Topcliffe and Asenby Village Hall
TUESDAY 16TH MAY
2.30pm prompt. Lempen Puppets Show: watch a performance from these professional puppeteers with the Tuesday Club and children from the school/playgroup. Just turn up on the day.
SATURDAY 3rd JUNE
Saturday 3rd June – try your hand at planting Spring baskets with professional guidance by experts from Northdale Horticulture.The workshop will be held in the hall from 10am to 12 noon. Full details available in a couple of weeks. Expressions of interest please by email HERE
SATURDAY 1st JULY
Craft Fair and may be more activities at the hall, plus a rounders match in the morning on Topcliffe’s playing field if there’s enough interest.
Sees the return of the popular art classes. Local artist Barry Witton-Middlemass will be taking the class and all budding artists will be welcome. Further details in the next Tattler, which I understand will be published in June.
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Asenby Parish Council has purchased, on behalf of the village, a bench seat commemorating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
The bench is situated on the riverside walk and a plaque will be attached stating the above. It is close to the Topcliffe bridge entry to the riverside walk.
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