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East Yorkshire Group of the Hardy Plant Society
Thursday 1st June - at 7.30 pm in St Mary’s Parish Hall, North Bar Within, Beverley. Bob Brown ‘So Many Plants, So Little Space. Plants for sale.  Entry: £4 which includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Further information from Lois Scott 01482 494276.

The Skidby Branch of the Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association
Thursday 1st June - Will meet at 7-30 pm when Mark Jessop’s topic will be Extreme Weather. The Association meets the first Thursday of each month in the Skidby Village Hall at 7.30 pm.

Beverley Male Voice Choir
Friday 2nd June - "The Beverley Male Voice Choir’s annual charity concert will be at 7.30 pm on Friday 2nd June in Toll Gavel Church, Beverley.  This will be a joint concert with the highly-acclaimed Mansfield Male Voice Choir and all proceeds will go to our President’s charity, Hornsea Inshore Rescue, an independent Lifeboat Service and part of the East Yorkshire Flood Response Team.  Tickets, at £8, can be purchased from Beverley Tourist Information Centre and also by card over the phone (£1 charge) to 01482 391672.  Further details can be found on the Events page of the choir’s website, www.beverleymalevoicechor.co.uk."

Skidby Village Hall
Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June - 44th Annual Art Exhibition Weekend 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, in the Village Hall, Main Street.

Beverley & East Riding Croquet Club
Sunday 4th June - Invites you to celebrate National Croquet Day on Sunday 4 June, between 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm. This free event is open to all who may be interested in trying an afternoon of croquet. Come to the Norwood recreation ground in Beverley (HU17 9HT) to learn the basics of this intriguing game. Wear flat shoes, all other equipment provided. Details at www.beverleycroquet.org.uk or contact the club secretary on 0777 277 8232.

Swanland Heritage Centre
Sunday 4th June - The Heritage Centre is holding a Table Top Sale from 2 to 4 pm on Sunday 4 June in Swanland Village Hall. The cost of admission will be 50p and refreshments will be on sale. Having a table for £5 provides a good opportunity for people to realise cash from those things which are cluttering their home, toys the children no longer use, a hobby making crafts or pictures etc. If you would like a table contact Yvonne Dumsday 634863, Roz Jordan Jackson 631844 or Janet Barnes 633286 (all 01482).

Cottingham Methodist Church Photography Group
We meet in Cottingham Methodist Church hall
   Tuesday    6th June 2017 - 6.30pm - Outside visit
   Tuesday  20th June 2017 - 6.30pm - Outside visit
   Tuesday    4th July 2017  - 7.30pm
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 '; document.write( '' ); document.write( addy_text86316 ); document.write( '<\/a>' ); //-->\n This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Beverley Film Society
Thursday 8th June 2017 – Second Mother (2015) Cert 15 Comedy/Drama (Brazil). Director: Anna Muylaert. When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper suddenly appears, the unspoken class barriers within the home are thrown in disarray. International Film Festival winner. Meetings are held at the Parkway Cinema Beverley. All films start at 7.30 pm on the 2nd THURSDAY of the month (doors open 7.00 pm). Membership fee: £15 for whole season of 10 films. PLUS: Tickets £3.00 per film (Members) £6.50 (Guests). For more information

Cottingham Green Women’s Institute Evenings
Thursday 8th June - Members Evening - Snicket Walk. Meetings held in the Darby and Joan Small Hall, Finkle Street, Cottingham, at 7.30 p.m., second Thursday of each month.

Thursday 8th June - Ruby Seager - Humorous Yorkshire Tales, at 2.00 pm in the hall at the Darby and Joan Hall, Finkle Street.

From The Jam
Friday 9th June - ‘40th Anniversary Tour 1977 – 2017’ Featuring Bruce Foxton & Russell Hastings. The Civic Hall, Cottingham
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From the Jam featuring former The Jam bassist Bruce Foxton, legendary vocalist & guitarist Russell Hastings and drummer Mike Randon, are celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Jam’s debut album ‘In The City’ with a special series of shows. The band will be performing a selection of songs from the album as well The Jam’s greatest hits.


The Cottingham Branch of the Royal British Legion
Saturday 10th June - The Cottingham Branch of the British Legion are holding a Summer Sequence Dance at the Darby & Joan Hall, Finkle Street from 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm. Spot Prizes, Supper, Tea/Coffee, Raffle, etc. Tickets £5.00; telephone Allen on 01482 841604. “Excellent Music, Come and enjoy yourselves”.

East Yorkshire Embroidery Club
Saturday 10th June - Gail Lawther - Birds of a Feather, in the Darby & Joan Hall, Finkle Street, at 2.15 pm. Members £1.50; Visitors £2.50. Includes coffee and biscuits. www.eyes-embroidery.co.uk

Cottingham Catholic Women’s League
Monday 12th June - Speaker: Michelle Beadle - The Airship Disaster in Hull, Holy Cross RC Church, Carrington Avenue, Cottingham at 7.30 p.m.

Cottingham Women’s Institute
Tuesday 13th June - Chef to four British Prime Ministers Alan Lavender, M.B.E. Competition: Favourite Tea Towel, at 10.00 a.m. to 12 noon, in the Methodist Church Hall, Hallgate, Cottingham.

Cottingham Ladies Circle
Wednesday 14th June - Mrs. I. Newbald - The Land Army, to be held in the Darby & Joan Small Hall, Finkle Street, at 7.30 pm.

Hull and East Riding Glaucoma Group
Wednesday 14th June - Please note: our meeting in June will take place on Wednesday 14th June 2017 from 2pm till 4pm when once again we are very pleased to welcome our patron Mr Craig Burnett, as our guest speaker. Mr Burnett is the  Glaucoma Specialist Consultant at the Hull and East Yorkshire Eye Hospital where his work involves the medical and surgical management of glaucoma. He has very kindly agreed to come along and talk to us about glaucoma and its treatment.

Hull Bach Choir
Saturday 17th June - At All Saints Church, Hessle HU13 0A, at 7.30 pm. TICKETS Single concert tickets; Adult £15 (2 for £25); Students & Jobseekers £5; Accompanied children £1.00. Tickets may be bought at the door OR obtained in advance from members of the choir or Gough & Davy, Paragon St. Hull or Hull Box Office 01482 221113 & www.hullboxoffice.com

Cottingham Singers (Dove House Hospice)
Sunday 18th June - The Cottingham Singers will be singing on Sunday 18th June at the Open Gardens event in Cottingham. They will sing at 2 pm in the garden at 270 Northgate, Cottingham. There will also be a bottle stall and Tombola. All  proceeds go to Dove House Hospice.

North Ferriby Gardeners’ Club
Monday 19th June - Visit to Mires Beck Nursery.

East Yorkshire Woodturners.
Tuesday June 20th, 6.45pm: - Demonstration by  professional woodturner, Philip Greenwood, from Hutton Le Hole, N Yorks. Meetings are every third Tuesday each month at Skidby Village Hall.  Visitors are always welcome, whether woodturners or just interested. £3.50 on the door. For further information please contact David Taylor, Secretary, 876702. This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it '; document.write( '' ); document.write( addy_text31689 ); document.write( '<\/a>' ); //-->\n This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Hull and East Riding New Stitchers (H.E.N.S.)
Tuesday 20th June - Workshop: Canadian Smocking - Pat Conlon, 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 .

Hull and East Riding Antiques and Fine Arts Society
Tuesday 20th June – Melissa Gallimore - “Chinoiserie and the Country 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 21st June - Keith Seddon - Bees, at 7.30 pm in the Darby & Joan (Small Hall), Finkle Street.

The Friends of Thwaite Gardens
Wednesday 21st June - The Friends of Thwaite Gardens are having their annual Open Evening at Thwaite Gardens, Thwaite Street, Cottingham. Open from 6.30pm.  Tree Trail at 7 pm.  Gates to close by 8.45pm.  Admission £1.  Under 16’s free (accompanied by an adult).

St Michael’s Church, Skidby
Friday 23rd June 10.30 am to 12 noon, coffee morning in the church. Come and join us for our monthly coffee morning and enjoy coffee, home made cakes and friendly chat. All proceeds towards the upkeep of the church.

Cottingham Methodist Church, Hallgate
Friday 23rd June 2017 - Free Film Night - 6.40 for 7pm. Refreshments including ices on sale.

Little Weighton Steam and Vintage Rally
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25 June - At Cowlam Farm, Little Weighton, East Yorkshire HU20 3XW. Attractions include: Steam Engines, Military, Car Boot, Licensed Bar, Vintage Cars and Motoryclces, Organs, Crafts, Tractors, Trade Stalls, Arena Events, Childrens' Fair Rides, Refreshments, and much, much more! Adults £4.00; Children 50p. Gates open 10.00 am. Saturday night road run into Little Weighton. Caravan and tents welcome for small charge. Tel. 07884 412950. Supporting Local Charities.

The Duke of Cumberland in Cottingham
Sunday June 25th - "Australian Christmas”, live bands (The Monos from 2.30-6pm and Keith Newby from 6pm onward). In our beer garden, face painting for to raise funds, raffles, staff in Aussie fancy dress, and more to be confirmed. Charity event in aid of Overton House Dementia Home.

Cottingham Ladies Circle
Wednesday 28th June - AGM and Supper, to be held in the Darby & Joan Small Hall, Finkle Street, at 7.30 pm.

Wednesday Social Club
Wednesday 28th June - Asquith Cowen - The Ye Olde White Hart, in the small hall at the Darby & Joan Hall, at 2.00 p.m.

National Vegetable Society,  East Yorkshire District Association
Monday 29th June - Graham Wagstaffe - Allotment Growing. We meet at The Beverley Conservative Club, Wylies Road, Beverley, commencing at 7.30pm. A light supper is served.   Raffle.  Fees at £2 per meeting. A pay car park is available with fees redeemed when purchasing from the bar.

East Yorkshire Group of the Hardy Plant Society
Thursday 6th July - at 7.30 pm in St Mary’s Parish Hall, North Bar Within, Beverley. Kevin Hughes - ‘Less Common Trees and Shrubs for any Garden’.  TICKETS. Further information from Lois Scott 01482 494276.

Cottingham Singers (Summer Concert)
Wednesday 12th July - The Cottingham Singers Summer Concert will take place on Wednesday 12th July at Bricknell Methodist Church, 7.30pm. They will sing a variety of music including folk songs, madrigals and songs from Phantom of the Opera and from Disney.

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. The club has recently acquired a new indoor bowling mat and the replaced mat, which is in reasonable condition, is available free of charge to anyone willing to collect it from the club. The mat is 6ft x 40ft (six foot x 40 foot). 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 9:30 pm; Darby & Joan Hall, Finkle St. Cottingham. Enjoy a free tea/coffee and biscuits and get to know the members. Come alone 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 are welcome. Your first visit is free. A garden party is being held at 82 Finkle Street on Saturday the 10th June from 2.00 pm to approx 5.00 pm, entry £1 which includes a drink and cake. There will also be stalls, and dancing which visitors can watch or join in. All are welcome . More information from Keith Alexander 01482 509751 or Jan Gray 01482 840367. 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 28 teams (17 Boy’s teams at under 8 to under 18 level, 4 Girl’s teams at under 10, 12 and 14 level, 2 Men’s teams, 2 Veterans teams and 3 Ability Counts teams), as well as an academy for 4 to 7 year olds 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; Fridays 6.15 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.

Hull and East Yorkshire Happiness Group
Everyone could do with a bit extra Happiness in their life. To find out how, join us for lots of laughter, the company of diverse but like-minded people (and cake) at Pearl’s Place on Hallgate, Cottingham on the SECOND Thursday each month at 6pm to 8.00 pm. No Charge. Contact: Pam 07966 091513 heyhappinessgroup.weebly.com

Cottingham Food Bank
The Cottingham Food Bank will be open every Wednesday from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, and Saturdays from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, 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!

Loudhailer Acoustic
All welcome to Loudhailer Acoustic,  a friendly welcoming all acoustic open mic night of music and spoken word, with a great attentive audience. Expect a fabulous range of acoustic music, quality song writing and some familiar classics from a host of different performers. The Back Room in Cottingham on the first Thursday of every month. Doors are 7.00 p.m. music at 7.30 p.m.  £2 entry. For more information visit http://loudhailer.net/loudhailer-acoustic-nights/

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

The Back Care Group
First Tuesday in the month - Everyone welcome. Refreshments available. Raffle. The Back Care Group meet at the Boulevard Village Hall (near St. Wilfreds Catholic Church),  from 1.30pm. Membership is £5 per annum or  £7.50p for a couple.

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
Card making class held every Monday (Except Bank Holidays) - 1.30pm - 3.30pm. All levels welcome. Contact for further details - Ann on 07932833578

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