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The deadline for entries in the August 2019 “What’s On” section,

is no later than the 20th July 2019. 


Skidby Village Hall
Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July - Skidby Scarecrows festival, Saturday and Sunday 6 & 7 July 2019 10am to 5pm.  Follow the scarecrow map (purchase from village hall) around the village and see the amazing scarecrows.  Events on all weekend, brass bands, falcon show, stalls.  Refreshments and yummy cakes in the village hall.  Fun weekend for all the family.  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ; www.skidbyvillagehakk.btck.co.uk .


St Michael’s Church, Skidby
Heritage Weekend in church, Saturday 6th July,  10 – 4 and Sunday 7th July, 11 – 4. Owl hunt for children; Family heritage trail; Displays of the tower restoration work.

COTTINGHAM DAY Classic Car Display Hallgate

Cottingham Sunday 7th July 2019. The East Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club are managing the Classic Car Display at this 2019 event. Anyone wishing to display a classic car at Cottingham Day can obtain an entry form from Cottingham Parish Council Office. Bill Barratt Secretary, East Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club Tel. 07834 877973.

Wild Spaces Group
Sunday 7th July - Mill Beck Wildlife Area, at 10.00 am, allotments car park off Park Lane.

Catholic Women’s League
Monday 8th July - Annual Review. No Speaker. Meetings held at the Holy Cross Church, Carrington Avenue, in the Garden Room, 7.30 pm.

YPI Camera Club
Monday 8th July - Show an AV based on the subject of weather. The club encourages the production & appreciation of audio-visual sequences (AVs). We meet on the second Monday of the month in the Darby & Joan Small Hall, Finkle St at 7:30pm. AV is the presentation of a series of images or video clips with an accompanying soundtrack. AVs are easily produced using software to combine still images, video, text and sound and can be played on any PC, TV, DVD or sent to YouTube. Turn a collection of digital photos into something you will be proud to show. For more details & examples of our work see http://www.ypicc.uk/index.html . New members always welcome – just turn up.

Cottingham Methodist Church Photography Group
We meet in Cottingham Methodist Church hall
    Tuesday   9th July 2019 - 7.30pm
    Tuesday 23rd July 2019 - Outside visit - 6.30pm
Interested in photography, you are invited to join our friendly group. New members welcome. All levels. Contact for further details:- John on 842169 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Hull Alpha Probus
Club for retired or semi-retired professional people meets in The Back Room (on Hallgate) on alternate Thursdays. New members welcome. Contact the Secretary on 01482 348270 or 07542 959314.
    11th July 12 noon – lunch : Speaker – Amanda Smith – ‘Scam Awareness’
    25th July 10am – coffee

The Skidby Branch of the Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association
Thursday 11th July - Edna Kellington, Chairwomen of Yorkshire Country Women’s Skidby Branch, welcomes you to come for a Cuppa and Cake on Thursday 11th July at 2.30pm, at her home, 39 Main Street , Skidby. All proceeds are in aid of The Yorkshire Air Ambulance, tickets are £2.50 from Edna, tel 843678. Your support would be appreciated.

U3A
Thursday 11th July - Stephen Wells “The Great Magicians”, at 2.00 pm in the hall at the Darby and Joan Hall, Finkle Street, Cottingham.

EYES (East Yorkshire Embroidery Society)
Saturday 13th July - Jessica Grady “Journey into the Unconventional”, in the Darby and Joan Hall Finkle Street, Cottingham. 2:30 to 4.00 pm. Doors open 2:15. Members £1:50 Visitors £2:50. Tea/Coffee biscuits included.

North Ferriby Gardeners’ Club.
Monday 15th July - Garden Visit and Potato Challenge. ‘Weigh-in’. The club meets on the third Monday of each Month (except December and August) at The Parish Hall, Church Road, North Ferriby HU14 3DA commencing at 7.30pm. Annual membership is £10 with guests fees of £2.50 per visit. Tea/coffees are served along with a raffle. For further information please ring Trevor on 633409.

East Yorkshire Woodturners
Tuesday July 16th -  Demonstration by Andy Lodge, Registered Professional Turner. Andy demonstrates extensively and has made several DVDs covering all aspects of woodturning techniques, including piercing and pyrography. A welcome return to our Club. Meetings are every third Tuesday each month at Skidby Village Hall at 6.45pm. Visitors are always welcome, whether woodturners, novices, or just interested. (No need to book - £3.50 on the door for guests).  For information about the Club, please contact David Taylor, Secretary, 01482 876702,  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it   or visit the Club’s website: eastyorkshirewoodturners.org.uk .

Hull and East Riding New Stitchers (H.E.N.S.)
Tuesday 16th July - Stitch and Chat, at the Newland Christian Centre, St. Johns Newland Church, Clough Road, Hull. Meeting start at 7.15 pm on Tuesday evenings. New members and visitors are always welcome. Free Parking. Further details from Jean Ellis on 01482 845415 or www.hullandeastridingnewstitchers.weebly.com .

The Arts Society, Hull and East Riding
Tuesday 16th July – Nigel Bates: “Tantrums and Tiaras @ Royal Opera House”.  At 10.45 a.m. Willerby Manor Hotel (Pavilion Suite).  Non-members welcome. Guest tickets £5.00. For further details please contact Membership Secretary, Margaret Ashley, tel. 01482 657574.

Cottingham Evening Townswomen’s Guild
Wednesday 17th July - Eileen Shone, ‘A Walk With the Plant Hunters’ , at 7.30 pm in the Darby & Joan (Small Hall), Finkle Street. New members and visitors are always welcome.

Little Weighton Gardening Club
Sunday 19th July -  Car Visit - to a beautiful Lincolnshire Garden in Winterton. Tea and Biscuits. Donations to Thwaite Hall Gardens Charity. Book your place now with Pru. Meet rear car park village hall 2.30 pm.

The Hull Macular Society
Friday 19th July - Alison  Stannard   from Sight Support will be the guest speaker on her role at services manger for the charity. Meeting held at Sight Support Beverley road Hull . 10.30 until 12.15 . For more information contact Bernard Messingham  01482 860381.

North Ferriby Gardeners’ Club.
Monday 20th July - Annual Village Show in North Ferriby Village Hall from 2.00 pm. The club meets on the third Monday of each Month (except December and August) at The Parish Hall, Church Road, North Ferriby HU14 3DA commencing at 7.30pm. Annual membership is £10 with guests fees of £2.50 per visit. Tea/coffees are served along with a raffle. For further information please ring Trevor on 633409.

The East Riding Flower Club
Monday 22nd July - “Strawberry Tea” at a member’s garden between 2.00 and 4.00 pm. For further information about this and to book your place, please contact Dianne 07769 792277 or Val 01482 655514. The Club usually meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 2pm at Cottingham Civic Hall. We are a friendly club, and welcome new members and visitors to all our meetings.

Wednesday Social Club
Wednesday 24th July - David Leeson ‘Latest Holidays’, in the small hall at the Darby & Joan Hall, at 2.00 p.m. Guests and New Members Welcome.

Cottingham Methodist Church, Hallgate
Friday 26th July 2019 - Free Film Night - 6.40pm for 7pm. Refreshments on sale.

St Michael’s Church, Skidby
Friday 26th July – Coffee Morning, 10.30 am – 12 noon in the church. Come and enjoy coffee and home made cakes in a friendly social environment.

National Vegetable Society, East Yorkshire District Association.
Monday 29th July - Visit to Leven Allotments. We meet on the last Monday of the month (except December and August) at The Conservative Club, Wylies Road, Beverley, HU17 7AP at 7.30pm. Light refreshments are served and a raffle.  Admission is £2 per person. For further information about the club, please use our web site  nvseyda.btck.co.uk   or ring Trevor on 633409.

The Revray Quartet and Friends: An Evening of Jazz in Aid of Amnesty International
On the first Saturday in August, the Hull Amnesty Group will present an evening of jazz.in aid of Amnesty International. On the programme are The RevRay Quartet, The Two Peters on piano and sax, with John flute and Phil bass, and Greg on solo piano. Drinks will be served during the interval. The concert will take place on Saturday 3 August, at 7.00 pm in the Gore Room at Hymers College, Hymers Avenue, Hull HU3 1LW, by kind permission of the Headmaster. Free parking and disabled access are available. Tickets, including a glass of wine or soft drink, cost £10. They may be ordered by email ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or telephone (01482 849443 or 07584 079252).  All proceeds will go to Amnesty International.

ParkinsonsUK - Hull and East Yorkshire Group Meeting
We meet every third Sunday, from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm in the Cottingham Civic Hall, Market Green, HU16 5QG. Contact Steph Hoult 07542 096756 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . Helpline 0808 800 0303.

Beverley and East Riding Croquet Club
Free Taster Sessions  (by appointment) at Rowley Manor, Little Weighton. Come and learn to play. A warm welcome awaits you. No experience necessary, equipment provided. Outdoor season April-September, indoors in winter months. Visit our website www.beverleycroquet.org.uk to make an appointment. Make this the day you try ‘the croquet experience’!

Arterian Singers

Would you like to join a friendly group of men and women who enjoy singing? We meet during school term time at the Cottingham Methodist Church on Hallgate, Cottingham on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm. We present 3 concerts a year; the music ranges from folk songs to songs from the shows to religious works to carols at Christmas. There is no audition, and although it helps it’s not essential to be able to read music. Our Musical Director is Julian Savory.  If you think you might like to join us, why not come along one Tuesday evening? You will be made welcome! If you would like to contact a choir member first, then please ring Maureen on 01482 845363 or Janet on 01482 849415.

The Beverley Flower Club
Meets on the first Monday of each month, except August and January, when we have a Demonstration of Flower arrangements by an Area or National demonstrator, and twice during the year, usually before Christmas and Easter we have a Workshop when members can try out their own skills.  We meet now at Bishop Burton College at 7.30pm and are always pleased to welcome new members.  Find us on Facebook or ring 01430 828466 or 01482 865439 for further details.

The Arterian Singers
Would you like to join a friendly group of men and women who enjoy singing? We meet during school term time at the Cottingham Methodist Church on Hallgate, Cottingham on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm. We present 3 concerts a year; the music ranges from folk songs to songs from the shows to religious works to carols at Christmas. There is no audition, and although it helps it’s not essential to be able to read music. Our Musical Director is Julian Savory. If you think you might like to join us, why not come along one Tuesday evening? You will be made welcome! If you would like to contact a choir member first, then please ring Maureen on 01482 845363 or Janet on 01482 849415.

Wolfreton Park Bowling Club.

From early April through to September we are an active bowling club. New members are very welcome, including complete beginners. We have ‘roll-up’ social/fun bowling sessions: Mon at 6.30-8.30pm and Tues/Fri at 2pm-4pm. Arrive early (15 to 20 mins) so that we can show you around. Come along and see if you like it – your first three sessions are free, we will provide the bowls and bowling shoes for you to use.  We also have club competitions and social events (summer and winter) in which all are very welcome to join.  Additionally, most days in the Summer, we have: ladies, men and mixed league matches. We bowl at Bramble Close (off Chestnut Avenue), Willerby HU10 6PD. For more information, about membership and other details, call Sue Hall, Club Secretary – 01482 652384 or email: 
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Storytime at St Mary’s Church Cottingham
Bible Stories with a twist, songs and fun! Parents, Grandparents and Carers bring your children along and join our friendly group. Tuesdays straight after school from Tuesday 15th January. Refreshments provided. This activity is aimed at primary school children. Younger siblings are welcome.


Hull Folk Dance Club
Tuesdays 7pm for 7:30 to 9:30pm. Darby & Joan Hall, Finkle St., Cottingham. Enjoy free tea/coffee and biscuits and get to know the members. Your first visit is free. Come on your own or bring a friend for light exercise in a friendly environment. No experience is necessary and everyone is welcome. All dances are walked through before being set to music. Beginners tuition is also offered. Closed 18 & 25 Dec and 1 January. More information from Keith Alexander on 01482 509751; Jan Gray on 01482 840637 and www.folkdance.me .
 
St Mary’s Church Cottingham - “Storytime in the Space”
Bible Stories with a twist, Restarting Tuesday 25th September and every Tuesday following during term time, straight after school. Aimed at primary school children of all faiths or none. Parents and carers you are invited to bring your children along and join in the fun. Refreshments provided. Younger siblings welcome.

Cottingham Tennis Club (off Hull Road)
Are you interested in getting fit and making new friends? We are a friendly club looking for new members at all levels of playing ability including absolute beginners. We have excellent facilities including three floodlit, all-weather artificial grass courts. We have lots of opportunities for both social and competitive tennis and we have a dedicated coaching team. Please contact Matthew Fletcher on 07814 495931 for more information and to arrange to visit the club.

Do you wish you could swim?
If you have failed to learn to swim by traditional methods, try something different. Hull Optimists teach people to swim by concentrating on balance and breathing skills. You may have a disability or a profound fear of water, we can still help you, providing that you are accompanied by your own carer or helper in the water. Sessions are in the warm water at Frederick Holmes Special School, Inglemire Lane during school term times and we now have places available on Mondays at 6 pm for, both children and adults. We also need someone to help in the water, no experience necessary as training is available. For further information ‘phone Chris 01482 849124.

The Cottingham Bowling Club
The Bowling Club meets daily at the Bowling Green, situated on Hull Road, by the Thwaite Street roundabout. Social bowling is held outdoors in the summer months and indoors in the winter months. Club competitions and social gatherings form an important part of the Club’s activities. New members are always welcome. Further information can be obtained from Trevor Holborn 849647. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Hull Folk Dance Club
Tuesdays 7:30 to 9:30pm. Darby & Joan Hall, Finkle St., Cottingham. Enjoy tea/coffee and biscuits and get to know the members. Come on your own or bring a friend for light exercise in a friendly environment. All dances are walked through before being set to music. No experience is necessary. Beginners classes are offered and everyone is welcome. Your first visit is free. Closed 27 March & 3 April. More information from Keith Alexander on 01482 509751; Jan Gray on 01482 840637 and www.folkdance.me .

Kirk Ella & Willerby Short Mat Bowls Club
St. Andrew’s Memorial Hall, Beverley Road, Kirk Ella, HU10 7QA, (opposite the Police Station). Sessions on Mondays & Thursdays 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm. NEW MEMBERS VERY WELCOME! Fun, social short mat bowls club with a tea and biscuit break! £3 per session, FREE first session. Club woods available to use, just bring clean flat–soled footwear. Come along to any future session and give it a try!  (aim to arrive around 1.45 pm so we can source bowls for you) For more information contact Ian/Brenda on 01482 650157 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting
If you think you may have a problem with alcohol which is costing you more than money, and want to stop drinking, you will be most welcome at the meeting at Cottingham Methodist Church (side entrance), every Friday night at 8pm. For more information call 01482-830083. Free-Confidential-Advice.

ALANON Meetings
Thursday evenings at Holy Cross Church, Carrington Ave Cottingham HU16 4DU. The meetings start at 7.30 pm until 9.00pm every Thursday evening, it is an open meeting for relatives or friends of the alcoholics and who are being severely affected by someone else’s alcoholism. This fellowship is an International one, there are  no .dues or fees for joining all new comers will be told that they will remain strictly anonymous and anything they share at the meeting would not be discussed elsewhere. Any further information on 01482 508231

Alternative Aquatics
Alternative Aquatics is a local charity and self-help group. We provide gentle exercise and relaxation for people with back pain and associated mobility problems, in wonderful warm water and a friendly atmosphere. We meet on Thursdays at 5-6 pm during term time, at the hydrotherapy pool at Frederick Holmes School on Inglemire Lane, Hull, and the cost is £39 per school term. We have a few places available so if you would like more information, or would like to come along for a free trial session, ring Karen on 01482 807072 or Ann on 572011.

St. Mary’s Church, Cottingham
St. Mary’s Coffee Shop is open daily Monday to Saturday 10.00 am to 12 noon, in the Mark Kirby Hall (behind the Church) Tea, Coffee and Hot Chocolate all 60p (including biscuits). Please come and help us with our jigsaw puzzle. A warm welcome ensured.

Cottingham Rangers AFC
Cottingham Rangers AFC was founded in 1972 and is one of the biggest football clubs in the area. We have a total of 29 teams (19 Boy’s teams at under 7 to under 17 level, 1 Youth’s under 21’s team, 5 Girls teams at under 8’s to under 14’s level, 1 Men’s team, 1 Ladies team, 1 Veterans team and an Ability Counts team), as well as an academy for 4 to 6 year olds, a Wildcats Girl’s Footballing Centre and a Walking Football section for those of a more senior age! For more information please contact the Club Secretary, Dean Banyard on 01482 840924 or visit our website “www.cottinghamrangers.co.uk

Zion United Reformed Church, Hallgate
Every Thursday morning, term time. From 9.30 am to 11.30 am. Tea and Coffee are available and there is a book stall. It all takes place in the Church Hall, situated at the back of the Church, access by a passage at the side of the Church.

Play Badminton
On Tuesday and/or Thursday evenings at Cottingham High School, 8.00 pm until 9.30 pm during term time. Get Fit, Have Fun! £2.50 Adults; Students £1.00 per evening. For more information telephone Telephone Fiona/Steve on 01482 870906.

Fitmums & Friends Run, Walk
The club meets at the Blue Kangaroo, Finkle Street, Cottingham on Monday’s 9.30 am (term time only) and at  Cottingham Sports Centre KGV Pavilion, Wednesdays 7.00 pm. Suitable for men & women of all abilities.  www.fitmums.org.uk

Cottingham Bridge Club
Every Friday evening at the Darby and Joan Hall. Duplicate Bridge, for more information telephone 845873.

The Alzheimers Society
Hold a variety of Activity Groups and Memory Cafes for people with dementia, their families and carers. For more information please contact the Hull and East Riding Alzheimer’s Society on Tel 01482 211255.

Cottingham Cricket Club
‘The club provides cricketing activities and games for boys and girls from the age of 6. We run 4 Saturday sides, and teams at U9, 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19 and also Girls Teams. All new players of any ability are welcome. Training starts in January with Indoor Nets at Sirius Academy North for all age groups and Seniors on Wednesday evenings 6.00 pm till 8.00 pm and at Cottingham High School (Sports Hall), (tennis ball/kwick cricket ball) for ages 6-15, on Saturdays 12.30 pm till 2.30 pm till Easter. Summer training for Juniors is Friday evenings and Seniors is on a Wednesday. For more information and details contact Rob Rhodes on 842215. Or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Calligraphy, Quilling and Folk Art classes
Held during term times in Swanland on Wednesday afternoons; in Woodmansey on Thursday evenings and in Hessle on Friday mornings. Contact Jane Jenkins 01482 843721 for details.

The Cottingham Whist Club
Every Wednesday 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm, in the Darby and Joan Hall, Finkle Street, Cottingham. All welcome. For further information tel. 843253 - 07531 762593 or 473042.

Cottingham Food Bank
The Cottingham Food Bank will be open every Wednesday  and Saturday from 10.30 am to 12.00 noon, at the Zion and Newland United Reformed Church, Hallgate. Basic foods will be provided for a small donation to people who can demonstrate that they live in the area. Further information can be obtained by telephoning 845920.

Scottish Country Dance Club
We meet on Mondays in Arlington Hall, Cottingham, 7.30pm - 10.00 pm.  Everyone is welcome, beginners (for the first hour) and dancers with experience.  It’s a fun night with an RSCDS qualified teacher. For more information phone Lynne Brooks 840301 or Joyce Cochrane 871790. Your first night is free so come along and have a go!

Humberside Steppers Square Dance Club
We meet at the Marist Social Hall, 119 Cottingham Road, Hull on a Thursday evening from 7.30 pm. and are hoping to recruit some new members to our fun activity!! Everyone is welcome and get the first two weeks free entry. Please email Philip on This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for further information.

Hull Zingari
Hull Zingari Cricket Club (est 1896) will be holding indoor net sessions for junior and senior players and new players will be made very welcome. JUNIORS  Haltemprice Sports Centre, Springfield Way, Anlaby. 10 Sundays 6pm - 8pm starting February 12. £4 a session. Fully qualified ECB coaches in attendance. Hard ball and softball. Equipment can be provided. Ring Steve on 447568 to book a place. SENIORS Hymers College Sports Hall,Hymers Avenue,Hull. 9 Fridays 6.30pm - 8.30pm starting January 27. 3 sides playing weekend cricket in the York and District Senior Cricket League. Excellent playing and social facilities. If you are new to the area or looking to play in a higher grade of cricket then contact Ron Biggs (Hon Sec) on 571205 for details of how to join the City’s  longest established cricket club. www.hullzingari.play-cricket.com and on facebook and twitter

East Yorkshire Climbing and Mountaineering Club
To all climbers, mountaineers and hillwalkers in the Hull and East Yorks area - We are a friendly club based in Hull and East Yorks area. The climbers meet at Rock City in Hull every Tuesday evening in the winter and outdoors in the summer. We have monthly weekend meets to the Dales, Lake District and Scotland. All abilities are welcome to come and try us out. We have just launched our new website and are currently recruiting new members. Check us out at www.eycmc.org and our meet up site is www.meetup.com/East-Yorkshire-Climbing-Mountaineering-Club/

Cottingham Methodist Church hall, Hallgate
Classes restart Monday 7th January. Every Monday (Except Bank Holidays) - 1.30pm to 3.30pm New members welcome. All levels. Contact Ann on 07932 833578 for further details.

Arterian Singers
“Would you like to join a friendly group of men and women who enjoy singing? We meet during school term time at the Methodist Church on Hallgate, Cottingham on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm. We present three concerts a year; the music ranges from folk songs to songs from the shows to religious works to carols at Christmas. There is no audition, and although it helps it’s not essential to be able to read music. Musical Director is Julian Savory. If you think you might like to join us, why not come along one Tuesday evening? You will be made welcome! (If you would like to contact a choir member first, then please ring Maria or Alan Tel 442758) .


  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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