Bowls is also played at the Village Hall along with table tennis. There are also line dancing classes at the Village Institute. The Village Hall and the Parish Councillors organise an annual Scarecrow Trail that takes place throughout the village every summer. People of all ages are involved, with the prize usually a trophy.
The village was once served by a railway linking Withernsea and Hull at Ryehill and Burstwick station. It closed in 1964 following the Beeching cuts. Thorngumbald is now served by EYMS daily bus routes linking the village to Withernsea and Hull.
Thorngumbald is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England in an area known as Holderness. It lies approximately 8 miles (13 km) to the east of Hull city centre on the A1033 road. The civil parish is formed by the village of Thorngumbald and the hamlets of Camerton and Ryehill. According to the 2011 UK census, Thorngumbald parish had a population of 3,392, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 3,106.
The village is home to England rugby league international Jon Wilkin and ex Hull City player Chris Chilton.
The village shopping centre has five shops: a small Boots chemist, a newsagents, family butcher, fish and chip shop and a Spar Convenience store. Elsewhere in the village there are three hairdressing salons, a Chinese takeaway, the Royal Mail public house, a restaurant, a Royal Mail post office, a bathroom showroom and a tattoo parlour.
The village has its own football club, Thorngumbald Boys Football Club, the teams commonly called the Thorngumbald Tigers. The club held football tournaments every year at the playing fields on Plumtree Road, in which football clubs from around Hull and East Yorkshire competed.
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The local parish offers courses, such as ICT, for people within the village at the local Village Hall on the main road (A1033).
The parish church of St Mary is a Grade II listed building. The village also had a Methodist church, built 1904. However the stones of the church were relaid in 1984.
South Holderness Technology College in the village of Preston is the nearest secondary school. It caters for students from ages 11 to 16, with a Sixth Form College for those from 16 to 18. Thorngumbald is within the school's catchment area and buses provided by the school transport students of all age groups to and from the village in the morning and afternoon.
Thorngumbald Primary School hosts meetings for local organisations, such as the Brownies and St John Ambulance which provide weekly activities for children and teenagers.
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We have three public houses in our Parish, the 'Royal Mail', the recently refurbished 'The Camerton' and the 'Crooked Billet' in Ryehill, probably one of the oldest inns in the area dating back to the 17th century. We have two places of worship, St Mary's Church and a Methodist Chapel. Also within the village of Thorngumbald is a shopping centre, in Church Lane, off the main road through the village.
Thorngumbald Primary School is a local Primary School catering for children aged between 4 and 11. The school is a September 2007 amalgamation of Thorngumbald Infant and Junior Schools, now on a newly built site on Plumtree Road, originally the site used by Thorngumbald Infant School.
Our parish consists of the three communities of Thorngumbald, Camerton and Ryehill in the East Riding of Yorkshire, approximately 8 miles east of the City of Hull on the A1033 road which leads to Withernsea. Thorngumbald is the largest of the three communities with approx. 3,000 residents, leading through to Camerton. Ryehill is situated off the A1033