Cottingham Men’s de Luda Society
Wednesday 5th September - Johnathan Collins - Kegworth Air Disaster, in the St. Mary’s Church Hall, Hallgate, starting at 2.00 pm.

Cottingham Ladies Circle
Thursday 6th September - Social Afternoon after the summer break and to celebrate being a friendly group for 45 years, to be held in the Darby & Joan Small Hall, Finkle Street, at 2.30 pm.

East Yorkshire Group of the Hardy Plant Society
Thursday 6th September - at 7.30 pm in Lund Village Hall, Latus Way, Lund YO25 9TF, Andrew Ward ‘Indispensible Plants’ Plants for Sale.

The Skidby branch of the Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association
Thursday 6th September - at 7-30pm. Humberside Fire and Rescue, James McLiesh.  New members and visitors always welcome. In the Skidby Village Hall.

EYES (East Yorkshire Embroidery Society)
Saturday 8th September - First Eyes meeting of 2018/2019 Season. Heather Cawte will give presentation and talk on the Stamford Bridge Tapestry Project.  This is a stitched wool on linen tapestry in the style of  the Bayeux Tapestry designed and worked to commemorate the Battle of Stamford Bridge 1066. Darby and Joan Hall Finkle Street, Cottingham. 2:30 to 4pm. Doors open 2:15. Members £1:50 Visitors £2:50. Tea/Coffee biscuits included.

Swanland Show
Saturday 8th September - Schedules are available in local shops and on the web site swanlandshow.btuk.co.uk.  There is a wide variety of subjects for adults and children alike.  If you are not entering please come and view this very popular show in the afternoon from 2pm entry £1 for adults children free.

Cottingham Catholic Women's League.
Monday 10th September.Holy Cross church Carrington ave-Garden Room. 7 30pm. Speaker Marilyn Walker-Mum I want to do a gap year.

NHS Retirement Fellowship

Monday September 10th - Calling all retired NHS and Social Care workers. Come and join the NHS Retirement Fellowship. This friendly group meets on the 2nd Monday of each month, at the Darby & Joan Hall Finkle Street Cottingham. 2.00 - 4.00 pm. Featuring Terry Ireland poet & entertainer. For more information, contact Olga on 01482 470971 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

YPI Camera Club
Monday 10th September- (Chairman Andrew Chadwick). Bring your best AV’s for selection for the public show. Discussion of the 2019 syllabus. 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 11th September - Tasty Bits ‘N’ Bobs Cooker Demonstration with a Twist, The Secret Chef. Competition: An old kitchen item, at 10.00 a.m. to 12 noon, in the Methodist Church Hall, Hallgate, Cottingham.

Cottingham Methodist Church Photography Group
   Tuesday 11th September 2018 - Outside Visit - 6.30pm
   Tuesday 25th September 2018 - Church Hall - 7.30pm
New members welcome. All levels. Friendly group. Contact for further details:  John, Tel No 842169 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Cottingham Green Women’s Institute Evenings
Thursday 13th September - Members Evening, held in the Darby and Joan Small Hall, Finkle Street, Cottingham, at 7.30 p.m., second Thursday of each month.

North Ferriby Gardeners’ Club.
Monday 17th September - Chris Small  will discuss ‘Garden Design..choosing plants and other materials to enhance your garden design’. 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 18 September - at Skidby Village Hall: Demonstration by Gerry Marlow – Registered Professional Turner. Gerry is an experienced and popular turner from Dronfield, Derbyshire. He demonstrates widely throughout England, employing a variety of interesting techniques, often using ingenious home-constructed jigs and other equipment for offset and multi-centre turning.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 Club’s website: eastyorkshirewoodturners.org.uk

Hull and East Riding New Stitchers (H.E.N.S.)
Tuesday 18th September - AGM followed by Beaded Snowflakes - Jane Snell, 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, 18th September - Ms C Shenton: “Votes for Women! Art, Suffragettes & Female Politicians”.  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 19th September - Social Evening, at 7.30 pm in the Darby & Joan (Small Hall), Finkle Street. New members and visitors are always welcome.

Cottingham Men’s de Luda Society
Wednesday 19th September - Malcom Scott - Markets and Fairs, Hull and East Riding, in the St. Mary’s Church Hall, Hallgate, starting at 2.00 pm.

Cottingham Ladies Circle
Thursday 20th September - Peter Smales - Up His Sleeve, and amusing talk about magic, to be held in the Darby & Joan Small Hall, Finkle Street, at 2.30 pm.

East Yorkshire Association of the National Trust
Thursday 20th September - AGM, followed by talk by Matthew Wilkinson (National Trust Estate Manager) “The Bransdale Estate Project”, in the Cottingham Civic Hall, 7.30 p.m. Non-Members welcome.

Inland Waterways Association
Friday 20th September - The East Coast Ports Fishing Indusrtry, presented by Alan Hopper. From 8.00 pm to 10.00 pm in the Methodist Church Hall, Hallgate. All welcome.

Hull Macular Society
Friday 21st September - at Sight Support (HERIB) 10.30 am until 12.15 pm refreshments available . Guest speakers for this meeting Gill Jordan & Lynda Thelwell of Lawcomm Solicitors (Financial advice and will making) For more information contact chairman Bernard Messingham 01482 860381.

Skidby Village Hall
Saturday 22nd September - Charities & Craft Fair from 10am-1pm.  Free entry and refreshments on sale throughout the morning.

East Riding Flower Club

Monday 24th September - The East Riding Flower Club will meet at 2.00 pm, at the Cottingham Civic Hall, Ann Simpson from New Earswick will demonstrate ‘Willow, Wood and Wine. There will also be a plant stall.

National Vegetable Society, East Yorkshire District Association.
Monday 24th September - Peter Booker and Mike Graves will talk about ‘Pinks and Carnations’. 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.

Wednesday Social Club
Wednesday 26th September - Quiz, in the small hall at the Darby & Joan Hall, at 2.00 p.m. Guests and New Members Welcome.

Cottingham Methodist Church, Hallgate
Friday 28th September - Free Film Night - 6.40pm for 7pm. Refreshments on sale.

Cottingham Men’s de Luda Society
Wednesday 3rd October - Tony Pace - Black Forest Holiday, in the St. Mary’s Church Hall, Hallgate, starting at 2.00 pm.

Cottingham Ladies Circle
Thursday 4th October - Eileen Shone - Bulbs for all Seasons, to be held in the Darby & Joan Small Hall, Finkle Street, at 2.30 pm.

East Yorkshire Group of the Hardy Plant Society
Thursday 4th October - at 7.30 pm in Lund Village Hall, Latus Way, Lund YO25 9TF, Eddie Harland ‘Littlethorpe Manor Gardens’.

The Skidby branch of the Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association
Thursday 4th October - at 7-30pm. St. Michael’s Church, Skidby. Performance Poet, Catherine Scott.  New members and visitors always welcome.

Saturday 6th October - The Hull and Area Interdenominational Prayer Gathering invites you to join in an evening of  Praise, Worship and Prayer for the City and surrounding villages, featuring the Reverend Huw Priday the International Welsh Tenor,(formerly Opera Singer in London West End)  to be held at:- HULL MINSTER On SATURDAY 6 OCTOBER 2018; 7pm to 9pm. ADMISSION FREE but an offering will be taken. For further information  telephone  01482875890. HOW GOOD AND PLEASANT IT IS WHEN BROTHERS LIVE TOGETHER IN UNITY   Psalm 133 v.1.

British Sugarcraft Guild, Hull and Holderness Branch
The next meeting will be held at 2.00 p.m. on Saturday 6th October at Cottingham Parks Golf Club, Woodhill Way.   The branch will be celebrating its 30th birthday, and a demonstration of Novelty Cakes will be given by Rodney Davey.   Come along and help us celebrate -  £5 for visitors, all welcome.

Friends of and the Dagger Lane Lane Singers

Saturday October 20th - The Friends of and the Dagger Lane Singers are holding a concert on Saturday 20th October, at 7.30 pm to 10.00 pm in the Darby & Joan Hall, Finkle Street, to launch the Royal British Legion’s 2018 Poppy Appeal, and the 100 Years Anniversary of WWI. Tea/Coffee and cakes, raffle. Tickets £6.00 each from Colin Basley, Chairman on 01482 875440.

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. More information from Keith Alexander on 01482 509751; Jan Gray on 01482 840637 and www.folkdance.me
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.

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 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. 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 October 2018 “What’s On” section, is no later than the 18th September 2018.