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The deadline for entries in the February 2020 “What’s On” section,

is no later than the 20th January. 

Cottingham Methodist Church Photography Group

We meet in the Methodist Church Hall

Tuesday 7th January 2020 - 7.30pm

For further details contact John on 842169 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it New members welcome, all levels and cameras and smartphones. 

 

Haltemprice Art Group

    Tuesday 7th January - Negative Shapes

    Tuesday 14th January - Ink and Bleach Workshop with Gill

    Tuesday 21st January -  A Local Scene in the style of Lowry

    Tuesday 28th January - Paint an Old Master

    Tuesday 4th February - Fantasy

A model and/or still life will be available on sketching nights or you may bring your own subject at any time. Demonstrations, Talks, Workshops, Appraisals etc. Members £2.50, Visitors £3.00 All other meetings are covered by the annual subscription. Cottingham High School And Sixth Form College, Harland Way, Cottingham HU16 5PX. From 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm.

 

Cottingham Local History Society

Wednesday 8th January - Hold The Front Page - A 40 year career in Local Journalism - Angus Young, in the Red Hall, Hallgate Primary School, starting at 7.30pm. Meeting fee: Members £2.00; Non-Members £3.00. Contact Chairman Mr. Peter McClure 845734.

 

Little Weighton Yorkshire Country Women 

Wednesday 8th January - Members night to include pie and pea supper. Non members very welcome. In the Village hall at 7.30 pm. 

 

Beverley Film Society

Thursday 9 January 2020 - The Heiresses (2018). Spain | Drama | 96 mins | 12A. Best director award Berlin. Chela and Chiquita are descended from wealthy families in Asunción but, as their finances worsen, they sell inherited possessions and discover new ways to repay their debts. Dir: Marcelo Martinessi.. Films screened on the second Thursday of every month between September and June, society members can also enjoy three extra films throughout the season at no additional cost.

 

Cottingham Green Women’s Institute Evenings

Thursday 9th January - AGM. Held in the Darby and Joan Small Hall, Finkle Street, Cottingham, at 

7.30 p.m., second Thursday of each month.

 

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

    9th January 10:15 – AGM & coffee

    23rd January 12 noon Lunch and Speaker – Harold Kay - ‘The Savoyards’

    6th February 10:15 Coffee and conversation

 

The Skidby Branch of the Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association

Thursday 9th January - The New Year Lunch, Millhouse Restaurant, Skidby.

 

East Yorkshire Embroidery Society

Saturday 11th January - Every Picture Tells a Story - Sue Stone, in the Darby & Joan Hall, Finkle Street,  2.30 pm to 4.00 pm (Doors open 2.15 pm). £2.00 members; £3.00 visitors. Tea/Coffee and biscuits available).

 

Humberside Bonsai Society

Sunday 12th January - Introductory talk - Bonsia Soils and Fertilisers, followed by an open workshop. Meetings are held between 10.00 am to 4.00 pm, in the Darby & Joan Hall, Finkle Street, HU16 4AZ, on the second Sunday of each month.

 

Cottingham Catholic Women’s League

Monday 13th January - Eye Health Awareness - Tracy Atkinson. Meetings held at the Holy Cross Church, Carrington Avenue, in the Garden Room, at 7.30 pm.

 

YPI Camera Club

Monday 13th January - A joint meeting with East Yorkshire Video Camera Club. To share some videos and AV’s which include video. 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 Evening Townswomen’s Guild

Wednesday 15th January - “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” - Pat Collard, at 7.30 pm in the Darby & Joan (Small Hall), Finkle Street. New members and visitors are always welcome.

 

Cottingham Ladies Circle

Thursday 16th January - Hearing Dogs for The Deaf - Grahame and Jan Shalley. To be held in the Darby & Joan Small Hall, Finkle Street at 2.30 pm.

 

East Yorkshire Association of the National Trust 

Thursday 16th January - “The Hull White City Story” and illustrated talk by Alan Beagle. Meetings take place in the Cottingham Civic Hall, at 7.30 p.m. Non-members are welcome. 

 

Inland Waterways

Friday 17th January - The Bridgewater Underground Canals, by Paul Waddington. In the Methodist Church Hall, Hallgate, at 8.00 pm.

 

Little Weighton Village Hall

Friday 17th 7pm, Saturday 18th 7pm and Sunday 19th January - Matinee: Mamma Mia - The Experience show by VOW. Participation encouraged, dress up optional and bring your own nibbles! Licensed bar available! Adults £8, children £5. Tickets from Little Weighton Post Office or contact Sue Jackson on 07908 207356. Little Weighton Village Hall.

 

Macular Society Hull group

Friday 17th January - 10.30 am until 12.15 pm at Sight Support Beverley Road . Guest speaker Clive Skinner with his talk Back to Basics . With help and advice for anyone living with central sight loss. Refreshment on arrival . All welcome £2 for members.

For more information contact Bernard Messingham 01482 860381. 

 

Hull and East Riding Astronomical Society

Monday 20th January - ‘Lunar Rocks 50 Years of Science’, by Samantha Bell (University of Manchester). We meet every second Monday in the month at the Civic Hall, Cottingham, starting at 7:30pm until about 9:00pm. We are a friendly group and you are assured of a warm welcome if you come along to the meetings. You do not need to be an “expert” just someone who “looks up at the night sky and wonders . . .”. 

 

East Yorkshire Woodturners:

Tuesday January 21st - A Demonstration by Dave Lowe, Professional Woodturner. Dave is from Snainton, near Scarborough, where he is able to offer training courses. He demonstrates at clubs and exhibitions throughout the UK and has written several magazine articles. https://www.facebook.com/davelowerpt/. Meetings are held 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 21st January - Stitch and Chat, at the St. Faith’s Church Hall, Dunswell. Meetings 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. PLEASE NOTE NEW VENUE!

 

Hull Womens’ Literary Club

Tuesday 21st January - ‘Alice and Lewis’ - Maureen Dyer.

Tuesday 4th February - ‘The Death of Bessie Smith’ Cecile Oxaal. Meetings: Fortnightly, Tuesdays at 7.30pm,  The Avenues Centre, Park Avenue, Hull HU5 4DF. The Club has no political or religious affiliations. Visitors are welcome.

 

St Michael’s Church, Skidby

Friday 24th January - Coffee morning, 10.30 to 12 noon. Come and enjoy coffee, homemade cakes and a friendly chat. All proceeds go towards the upkeep of the church.

 

East Riding Flower Club

Monday 27th January - It takes the form of the annual lunch followed by a short AGM at the Willerby Manor Hotel. This year Nicky Miller from Langlands Garden Centre will entertain us with her talk entitled; ‘Tights, Teabags and Pink Daffs’. We welcome members and guests to this event which commences at 12pm and costs £23 for the 3course lunch. If you have not received information about the menu choices then message us on Facebook, email us on This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or telephone Val on: 07811 886279 before the closing date which is 15th January 2020. The East Riding Flower Club usually meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 2pm at Cottingham Civic Hall, Cottingham. We are a friendly club, and welcome new members and visitors to all our meetings.

 

Beverley Gardeners’ Club

Tuesday 4th February  - Backhouse Rock Garden and Plants - Peter Williams, at St Mary’s Parish Hall, Beverley at 7.45pm. Refreshments will follow the talk. An annual fee of £15 to join the club provides free admission to all talks. Guests are welcome to all meetings at a cost of £4 per talk. For further information please contact the Chair on 01482 865432.

 

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. 


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.

Cottingham & Hull Folk Dance Club
Formerly Hull Folk Dance Club 1919-2019. Tuesday 7pm for 7-30 to 9-30 at The Darby & Joan Hall, Finkle Street, 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. Closed from 18th Dec 2019 to 7 Jan 2020. More information from Keith Alexander on 01482 509751; Jan Gray on 01482 840637 and www.cottinghamandhullfolkdance.com .
 
Musical Memories
Do you enjoy a good sing-a-long? If so come and join us on the 1st Thursday of the month, 1.45 pm until 3.15 pm. We have coffee/tea and cakes halfway through. No Charge FREE. And we meet in the Methodist Church, Hallgate.

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: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Card making classes
Every Monday ( except Bank Holidays ) at Cottingham Methodist Church hall  - 1.30pm to 3.30pm. New members welcome, all levels. Contact:- Ann on 07932 833 578 for further details.

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

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.

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 the Zion URC Church, every Friday night at 8pm. For more information call
01482-830083. Free-Confidential-Advice.

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. We are also looking for volunteers and expenses can be paid.

f4 Photographic Group
The f4 Photographic Group meets every Thursday evening at 7.45pm in The Bell Restaurant, West Green, Cottingham, HU16 4BH. We promote our hobby and skills in Photography by the exchange of ideas and mutual assistance amongst our members as well as interaction with other clubs. We take part in internal and external Competitions, have presentations from visiting speakers and go on field trips during the Summer. We also hold an Annual Trip away. Our Website can be found at www.f4photogroup.co.uk . You’re very welcome to come and take a look.

Butterflies
Is one for those with memory loss and their carers. The group meets on the 3rd Friday of the month in the afternoon from 12 noon to 2.30 pm. The venue is in the Methodist Church, Hallgate. A light lunch (optional) precedes a variety of activities, eg. Crafts, entertainment, games. A small charge is made to cover costs.

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

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

Thursday Fun
Takes place in the Methodist Church, Hallgate every 3rd Thursday of  the month from 2.00 pm until 4.00 pm. Come and join us and play dominoes, cards, scrabble and do a jigsaw or bring your own craft/game. Enjoy a good chat and tea and biscuits. This is FREE, but we have an (optional) small raffle.

Cottingham Cricket Club
‘The club provides cricketing activities and games for boys and girls from the age of 5, both hardball and softball. We run 4 Saturday sides and teams at U9, U11, U13 and U15 and also Girls teams and a Ladies team together with an Over 50’s side. All new players of any ability are welcome. Training starts in January with Indoor Nets, (Hardball) at Sirius Academy North for all age groups, Seniors and Ladies on Wednesday evenings 6.00pm till 9.00pm and at Cottingham High School (Sports Hall), (softball based) for ages 6-14 on Saturdays 12.30 pm till 2.30pm until Easter. Summer training for Juniors is Friday evenings, Ladies are on a Thursday evening and the Seniors on a Wednesday evening. For more information and details please contact Rob Rhodes on 07810796442 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Orchard Stroke Group
The Orchard Stroke Group is a small group run by, and for Stroke survivors and their carers. We meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at Cecil Gardens, Hawthorn Avenue, from 10.00 am to 12 noon, for a friendly chat over a cup of tea or coffee with biscuits, and if any members need any help with any Stroke-related issues, we can point them in the right direction for information. If anyone would like more information, they can contact me on 01482 565767 or 07908 145585. My name is Rob and I am the chairman of this group and look forward to having some new members.

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.

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!

The Cottingham Whist Club
Every Wednesday afternoon 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm, in the Darby and Joan Hall, Finkle Street, Cottingham. All welcome. For further information telephone Jill 843253 - or Pat 07531 762 593.

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

Haltemprice Dolphins Swimming Club
Every Thursday night. Some  of our members have physical disabilities, whilst others have more hidden disabilities.  The sessions are ideal for people who are recovering from strokes, heart attacks and other medical or hidden problems.  Most of the people we help have achieved much more now as they have needed, and received, extra support.  We actively encourage family and friends of disabled members to join us in the pool, as this encourages the social side to the club.  There is an aqua aerobics half hour at the beginning of each week for those who would like to join in and keep fit. There is a charge of £2.50 per session for disabled and family members. (Carers are not charged.)  Sessions are on Thursday nights from 7.30 to 9.00.   For more information tel:  D. Thomas on 01482 844815.


  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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