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Cottingham Methodist Church Photography Group
We meet in Cottingham Methodist Church hall
   Tuesday 3rd July 2018 - Programme Planning - 7.30pm
   Tuesday 17th July 2018 - 6.30pm start
   Tuesday 31st July 2018 - 6.30pm start
Interested in photography,  why not 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

The Back Care Group
Tuesday 3rd July - 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm doors Boules/Petanque Competition. Trophy for the winner. Tea and Coffee provided, bring your own picnic if you wish. Tel. 01482 353547. At 114 Coltman Street, Hull.  Membership is £5 per annum or  £7.50p for a couple. NOTE VENUE!

East Yorkshire Group of the Hardy Plant Society
Thursday 5th July - at 7.30 pm in Lund Village Hall, Latus Way, Lund YO25 9TF, Matthew Biggs “The Wonder of Plants”. Tickets. Further information from Lois Scott 01482 494276.

The Skidby branch of the Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association

Thursday 5th July - at 7-30pm. Kate Willoughby will talk about Helicopter Search & Rescue.  New members and visitors always welcome.

British Sugarcraft Guild
Saturday 7th July - Demonstration on Tulle Work will be given by Leslie Dalton. £5.00 for visitors, all welcome. At Cottingham Parks Golf and Leisure Club, Woodhall Way.

SKIDBY VILLAGE 8th Scarecrow Festival
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July - Skidby Village will be holding its 8th Scarecrow Festival on the weekend of 7th & 8th July.  Open 10am-5pm both days with programmes available on the day throughout the Village.  The most popular scarecrow in the festival will be chosen by public vote.  Various entertainments and displays will take place and refreshments will be available at the village hall.

Cottingham Catholic Women’s League
Monday 9th July - David Leeson - My Father Was a Snob, in the Garden Room, Holy Cross Church, Carrington Avenue, Cottingham at 7.30 pm.

YPI Camera Club
Monday 9th July - (Chairman Colin Hill). Bring an AV lasting no more than 60 seconds or a time lapse AV. We meet on the second Monday of the month in the Darby & Joan Small Hall, Finkle St at 7:30pm. For more details & examples of our work see http://www.ypicc.uk/index.html. Each meeting will normally consist of viewing and critiquing any set subject or open subject AVs that members might bring. Work in progress or unfinished AVs that have hit a problem are always welcome too. This will normally be followed by a question and answer technical session. New members always welcome – just turn up.

Cottingham Women’s Institute
Tuesday 10th July - My Life working in the West End and TV, Catherine Terry. Competition: Theatre Programme, at 10.00 a.m. to 12 noon, in the Methodist Church Hall, Hallgate, Cottingham.

Cottingham Green Women’s Institute Evenings
Thursday 12th July - Sue Woodcock - From Copper to Shepherd. Competition: A Bookmark, 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
    Thursday 12th July - Two course lunch (£12.00), at 12.15 pm for 12.30 pm., followed by a guest speaker.
     Thursday 26th July  - Coffee and Biscuits at 10.15 am, followed by a general discussion. Contact The Secretary, Mrs. L. Fearnhead tel. 01482 843282, or Treasurer, Mrs. J. Bartram, tel. 01482 844125. We are a small social club for Retired Professional and Business Persons, who meet in Cottingham every two weeks, at the Back Room, 173 Hallgate.

Thursday 12th July - Sheila Dixon - Marion Gamble - Yorkshire Air Ambulance, at 2.00 pm in the hall at the Darby and Joan Hall, Finkle Street, Cottingham.

East Yorkshire Embroidery Society
Saturday 14th July - Jenny O’Leary, Batik - tissue, bleach and ink - my Inspiration. In the Darby & Joan Hall, Finkle Street at 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm (doors open 2.15 pm). £1.50 members; visitors £2.50. Tea/Coffee and biscuits included.

East Yorkshire Woodturners. 
Tuesday 17th July: Margaret Garrard – Registered Professional Turner. Margaret resides in Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales. She is an experienced demonstrator, especially noted for her complex pierced and decorated designs. She won a first prize at the International woodturning exhibition at the NEC, which took her to la Moulin in France for tuition. In 2007 The Worshipful Company of Turners awarded a bursary to Margaret to enable her to visit internationally known turner Alain Mailland in France to increase her technical ability. She makes a welcome return to our club. http://margaretgarrard.co.uk/index.html. Meetings are every third Tuesday each month at Skidby Village Hall. Visitors are always welcome, whether woodturners, novices, or just interested. (No need to book - £3.50 on the door for guests). For further information 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 website: eastyorkshirewoodturners.org.uk.

Hull and East Riding New Stitchers (H.E.N.S.)
Tuesday 17th 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 17th July – Mr. J. Russell “A Life in Pictures - Eric Ravilious”.  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 18th July - Brenda Stapleton - My Travels in Quilting, at 7.30 pm in the Darby & Joan (Small Hall), Finkle Street. New members and visitors are always welcome.

Hull Macular Society
Friday 20th July - at Sight Support (formerly) HERIB Beverley Road Hull. A presentation by an Optometrist from Hull and East Yorkshire Eye Hospital find out what an eye test is all about.  members old and new very welcome. Meeting starts 10.30 am until 12.15 pm lunch available For more Information contact Bernard Messingham 01482 860381.

East Riding Flower Club
Monday 23rd July - The East Riding Flower Club will meet at 2.00 pm, at the Cottingham Civic Hall, Tony Brown from Lutterworth will demonstrate “For the Love of Flowers”.

Wednesday Social Club
Wednesday 25th July - David Leeson - His Latest Visit, in the small hall at the Darby & Joan Hall, at 2.00 p.m. Guests and New Members Welcome.

Cottingham Methodist Church, Hallgate
Friday 27th July 2018 - Free Film Night - 6.40 for 7pm. Refreshments including ices on sale.

Music Time - Pre-school Music Group
Come & join our fun music group for children aged 0-4 years. Cottingham Civic Hall, Monday 9.30 am & 10.30 am sessions during term time. First session FREE, £3.75 thereafter, paid per term. For more information call Dean on 07947 817556 or go to www.music-time.org.

Activities for Under 5s
ArchaeoTots at Southburn Archaeological Museum, Driffield.
Free drop-in sessions for children under 5 to enjoy age appropriate toys and activities with their carers, linked to times past. Tea, coffee, changing facilities and easy parking are available. 10 - 12 a.m. on 3rd Tuesday of each month, for themed fun in a safe and stimulating environment.
June 19th - “food and farming”.
Call 07410 441408 for details. This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

St Mary’s Church Cottingham - “Storytime in the Space”
Bible Stories with a twist, every Tuesday in 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 Beryl on 01482 353547.

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 25 teams (17 Boy’s teams at under 7 to under 19 level, 4 Girl’s teams at under 10, 12 14 and 16 level, 1 Men’s teams, 1 Veterans teams and 2 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!

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
Card making class held every Monday (Except Bank Holidays) Classes restart Monday 8th January 2018 - 1.30pm - 3.30pm. All levels welcome. Contact for further details - Ann on 07932833578.

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) .

The deadline for entries in the June 2018 “What’s On” section, is no later than the 19th May 2018.
















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