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Burley LibraryThe Burley Community Library website, giving details of all the facilities and events in the library, is now available.
Find out about the opening times, renewing/reserving books, computer access and courses, regular and special events and Animal agents, the summer reading challenge for 4 to 12 year olds and much more.

History GroupA wealth of material - photos, documents, maps, reports and much much more. As well as the website the Burley Archives section, situated in the library, is open to the public on Friday afternoons between 2:30 and 4:30.

Burley Village Website

logoThis website is wholly funded by the Burley in Wharfedale Community Trust

Car Boot Sales

Held Sundays in the grounds of Burley Cricket Club (gates open 7:30am):

  • 10 September
Parish Council website
Parish Council website
Festival volunteers urgently needed

Our thanks to all those who have offered volunteer support during the Festival week. Some duties are now well covered. There are, however, gaps that need to be filled in order that all events can run properly. If anyone, adults or young people between 12 years and 18 years has a little time that they can offer please email Sylvia Tilford at or text on 0744 3528120. The full list of volunteer tasks can be found on this Festival website. Key needs are for:
Play in the Park - support from 10 – 12 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. There is no need to offer to help with all three sessions.
Registration of people attending events:
Monday 21st (morning) - 3 people needed for registration at Djembe Drumming and at Zumba Gold)
Tuesday 22nd (1pm - 4pm) - One hour sessions at the Climbing Tower
Thursday 24th (2pm - 4pm) - One hour sessions at Spider Mountain
Thursday 24th (7pm) - Ladies Please Choir:taking tickets.
Saturday 26th - One hour slots between 10.30am and 2pm at the skateboarding and scooters event
Roundhouse duties: a second volunteer is needed for a number of slots, and 2 people are needed for 10am – 12pm on Monday 21st
Photographers: Offers to take and provide the Festival with photographs of one or more specific events.
If you would like any further information about what is required please ring Sylvia on 01943 863218

Burley Summer Festival

For those not wanting or able to book (and where applicable, pay) online then there is the opportunity to make your transaction/s at the Burley library on Grange Road. Full details on both methods of booking can be found on the Summer Festival website.

Community Trust Annual Membership 2017/2018

logoThe annual membership for Burley in Wharfedale Community Trust is now due; annual subscriptions are £12 for an individual £18 for a family and £150 for life membership. As a member you are also entitled to entry in our quarterly prize draws including our bumper Christmas draw. Our current projects and fundraising efforts include: • Maintenance of the Fountain of Life area in Station Road. • Continued maintenance of the Pudding Tree garden area. • Replacement of the flower tubs around the War memorial • Redecoration of the Roundhouse. • Installation of the new all weather cricket pitch at Scalebor Park. • Maintenance of the playing field, grounds and pavilion at Scalebor. • Assisting with fund raising for a new playground in Grange Park. • Improving the village web site for Community information.
We also run the annual Duck Race, organize the Christmas lights display and the hanging baskets and tubs. Funding and other welcome assistance is provided by several other village organizations to help the Trust improve the village facilities including Burley Parish Council, Burley and District Chamber of Trade and Burley Gardeners Association. Please support this local village charity run by volunteers by joining online HERE (whilst also visiting our new website).

Burley Classic Vehicle Show

Initial announcement of the Classic Vehicle Show for this year - nine separate classes and due to the fantastic response, entries are now closed. Any further entries will be put on a waiting list. Entry to the show for cars will be by entry pass only. See for details.