St Lawrences Church

St Lawrence's Church, Carlton Miniott is a part of the Benefice of Thirsk Parish. Services are conducted by the Clergy, Team Rector: The Revd Canon Richard Rowling; Assistant Curate: The Revd Graham Bowkett, and Readers: Bob and Pauline Sidgswick.

Contact: The Revd Canon Richard Francis ROWLING, The Rectory, Cemetery Road , Thirsk YO7 1PR
Tel: 01845 523183 

Coffee Morning
A coffee morning is held on the third Wednesday of each month in the church. This is a social occasion for people of all ages to meet for a chat and to enjoy a cup of coffee and a biscuit. Everyone welcome.

Hambleton Evangelical Church

Hambleton Evangelical Church, Carlton Miniott, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, Y07 4NJ
There are services at 10.30am (with Sunday School) and 6.30pm each Sunday, with opportunities to meet informally. Children's and youth groups meet on Thursdays at 6.30pm and 7.45pm respectively.

Hambleton Evangelical Church has occupied its current site in the western end of Carlton Miniott since 1976. The church is made up of ordinary people ranging from a 1 year old to a 90 year old!
We meet on a Sunday at 10.30 am. and at 6.30 pm. During the morning service the children, age up to 11, get together to have their own Bible stories, quizzes and craft activities, while the adults stay in the service.

Activities Organised by the Evangelical Church

There are a variety of activities that take place each week during the school term time. Each Thursday evening we hire the Thirsk Community minibus and collect children aged 5 to 11 for an hour of Bible stories, games, refreshments, craft and singing. We return the children to their homes at 7.30 pm. 
At 7.45 pm. The 12 -18’s meet. Activities in the past have included archery at Carlton Lodge, duck racing at Osmotherly, or catapulting hard boiled eggs! It is an opportunity for young people to get together in a safe environment and enjoy themselves. Each evening concludes with refreshments and a lesson from the Bible.

We have our own website which is regularly updated
Interested? Why not come along? Everyone is very welcome. 
For further information contact Steve Harding 01845 524980 or Geraint Davies 01845 524530


Jellytots is a free toddler group 0-4 years
Mondays during term time 9:30 - 11:15 am.
Drop in for coffee from 9:00am at Hambleton Church, Carlton Miniott. For more information contact Pam on 01845 525342 or 01845 524980.

Other Services

Evening Prayer: 7.00pm Monday evenings
Holy Communion: 10am Thursday
Morning Prayer: Monday-Friday. 
Reflective services lasting between 30 & 45 minutes are usually held on the 3rd Thursday at 7.30pm. This is an act of worship with space for silent reflection and prayer with the help of music and readings. 
Note: It is advised that for more up to date information or details on other matters, contact a member of the clergy directly

Womens Institute

The Carlton Miniott WI meet at The Old Red House on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. At most meetings there are speakers covering a wide range of interesting subjects & visitors are very welcome at all the meetings.
For further information contact Pat Tearall on 01845 523765 & a
ny ladies wishing to join us please ring Sylvia Banks on 01845 522748 for further details.

Thirsk Bridge Club

Thirsk Bridge Club meet each Monday and Tuesday at 7.00pm (for 7.15pm Start). The venue is The Methodist Church St James’ Green, Thirsk. Visitors are always assured of a warm welcome. An evening of bridge is £2.50 for members and £3.50 for non-members.Tea and Coffee making facilities are readily available. The club has a “No Smoking” policy. 

The Committee: Chairman: Rosemary Page Tel. 01765 601514 
Secretary: Janet Peckitt: 01845 537557
Treasurer: Richard Hill: 01609 773561
Match Secretary: Rosemary Page: 01765 601514Email:

Carlton Lodge Outdoor Centre

Carlton Lodge specializes in adventure, learning and discovery for children and young people, right in the heart of glorious North Yorkshire. Their range of indoor and outdoor activities boosts self-confidence and team working skills by focusing on communication, planning and creative thinking.

Tel: 01845 522145  Email: or visit

Carlton Miniott Playing Field Association

Carlton Miniott Playing Fields Association is a registered charity which administers playing fields situated at the junction of Carlton Road and Sandhutton Lane. 

For further information Sam Irvine Tel. 01845  526344. 

The Parish Council congratulate Mrs Sam Irvine and Mrs Andrea Colls who have been elected as Chairperson and Vice chairperson of the playing field committee.

There is to be a survey of the parents and parishioners in general with regard to their opinions on what else is needed at the playing field. It is hoped that there will be a very good response and support. Remember the playing field is for the good and benefit of the whole village.