What’s on in the Pocklington and district area

Staff at the Francis Scaife Leisure Centre will once again be hosting a Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Staff at the Francis Scaife Leisure Centre will once again be hosting a Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Listed below are the latest events in the Pocklington and East Riding area.

Also listed are the regular meetings taking place every week in the region.


What's On in the Pocklington and district area.

What's On in the Pocklington and district area.

Civic Hall, Market Green: East Yorkshire Association of the National Trust AGM at 7.30pm. It is followed by an illustrated talk to be given by Chris Mead. All are welcome. Details from Keith Bottomley. Call 01482 842461.


Old Courthouse, George Street: Pocklington and District Local History Group meeting at 7.30pm. Jim Ainscough will tell the story of a blacksmith’s son who became a solicitor and became a leading member of the community during the early years of the 20th Century. All are welcome and there will be an admission charge of £2.

23 September


1 Beckside Cottages: Fancy a ride out to a pretty village? Then come along to our British Heart Foundation coffee morning. It’s from 10am until noon and there will be a cake stall and raffle. Hope to see you there.

24 September


Recreation Hall: Leven Charity Tractor Run at 10.15am. Collection for Yorkshire Air Ambulance and British Heart Foundation. Collecting along route. Entries - please contact Paul Wildbore 07837 765721

Route : Leven 10.15am, Burshill 11.20am, Brandesburton 11.40am, Dunnington noon, Bewholme 12.30pm, Seaton 12.50pm, Sigglesthorne 1.50pm, Cobblehall 2.10pm, Rise 2.40pm, Long Riston 3.10pm, Catwick 3.30pm, Leven Sports Hall 3.40pm.

26 September


East Riding Leisure Francis Scaife: Staff at the leisure centre will once again be hosting a Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The centre, which has hosted successful coffee mornings for the cause over the past four years, will hold the event between 10am and noon.

27 September

Sutton upon Derwent

Village Hall: In At The Deep End is an RNLI story, performed by the award winning Mikron Theatre Company at 7.40pm. Tickets are £13 (£11 Concs). Contact 01759 319032 for more details about the show.

28 September


All Saints Church: An evening with Ian Tomlinson, Master Glazier at 7.30pm. Ian will talk about the ‘Mystery of Stained Glass’ and will show how antique glass is made. There will also be the chance to see old tools and medieval methods, plus modern tools and equipment. Entry £5 (includes refreshments).

29 September

Holme on Spalding Moor

Village Hall: Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning between 10.45am and noon. There will be a raffle, various stalls, tombola and cakes. Lunches will be available at noon.

30 September

Stamford Bridge

Methodist Chapel School Room: Coffee and bacon butties between 9.30am and 12.30pm. This is a Stamford Bridge Community Pool fundraising event. Please support this event to make sure facility keeps running.

14 October

Market Weighton

Community Hall: A craft fair will be held between 10am and 2pm. Entrance to the fair will be free to the general public.

21 October


BUBWITH Centre: The Bubwith Beer and Cider Festival takes place from 7pm through to midnight. There will be live entertainment from Miles Gilderdale and the Blueflies, a complementary hog roast, and pint glass for the price of a £13 ticket. For more information about the festival go to www.bubwithbeerfestival.co.uk where you can buy tickets and beer tokens online.

7 November


Readwell and Wright Booksellers, Market Square: Writer and TV personality Gervase Phinn book signing session. He will be appearing at the shop between 11:30am and 1pm, and will be happy to chat, give a reading and sign books.



Gentle Yoga: Burnby Scout Hall at 12.45pm.

Pocklington Prep School baby and toddler group: Monday in term-time. 8.30am to 10am. No need to book and the sessions are free. Call Sarah Cobb on 01759 321228.

Pocklington Lions’ monthly meeting: 7.45pm on the second Monday of each month at The Station Hotel, Pocklington and welcome guests who are interested in learning more about the work of the club.

Pocklington Karate Centre: Eight years plus and adults. The Scout Hut, Burnby Lane. 7.30pm-8.30pm. If you are interested in attending please call Oliver Willison on 0789 7335959.


Toll Gavel Church: Beverley Male Voice Choir rehearsals every Monday, 7.­15pm. New members welcome, just come along and see if you would like to join us or visit www.beverleymalevoicechoir.com for more information.

Latimer Congregation Church: Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at 7.30pm. No cost and turn up on the night. Local helpline and for more information call 01482 830083.

Armstrong Club: Children’s ballroom class, four to six years, 4.30pm; six years and up, 5.15pm. For more information telephone 07702 804746.


Driffield U3A Art Group: Community Centre, 9.30am-11.30am.

Driffield Art Club: If you would like to become a member or find out more about Driffield Art Club which meets every third Monday in the month between 7pm and 9pm. Contact mail@driffieldartclub.co.uk or visit driffieldartclub.co.uk.



Drop-in Meditation Classes: 7.30pm-9pm, with Gen Kelsang Thekchen. Each class includes two guided meditations, a short talk and an opportunity for questions. Classes cost £5 each or £20 for five classes. Classes are held at Madhyamaka KMC, Kilnwick Percy Hall, Pocklington. Contact 01759 304832 or visit www.madhyamaka.org for more information.

Citizens Advice Hull & East Riding, Methodist Church, Chapmangate: Appointments available every Tuesday 9.30am to 12.30pm. For Appointments ring 01405 720866. For Telephone Advice ring 0300 3300 888 First Tuesday of each month – Drop In (No Appointment needed) 9.30am to 11am.

Pocklington and Market Weighton Ladies Circle: Meets fortnightly, 7.30pm. Venue and activities vary. Ladies aged 18-45 years interested in fun, friendship and fundraising. Ring Kate on 01759 318760.

Line Dancing: Burnby Hall, Pocklington, 8pm-9.45pm. Everyone welcome, beginners and improvers.

Barmby Moor

Community craft club: Boot and Slipper in Barmby Moor, 7pm-9pm. Experienced and complete beginners are welcome. Bring along your own materials and equipment and take part in crochet, quilting, knitting, felting, spinning and paper craft.


Gentle Yoga: 7pm at Melbourne Village Hall.

Market Weighton

Cruse Bereavement Care: The Market Weighton Support and Friendship group meets on the third Tuesday in the month at the Town Council Offices, Linegate, Market Weighton, 2pm-4pm. The group is run by trained volunteers and everyone is welcome. Call 07852 179713 or 07870 365558.

The Griffin Inn: Music Quiz and Musical Bingo every Tuesday night, 9.30 start.


Wetwang Acoustic: Second Tuesday of each month. Victoria Inn, Wetwang. Traditional and contemporary acoustic music, 8pm.

Outreach Post Office: Wetwang Village Hall, 9am to 1pm. Coffee shop also open 9am to noon. Small charge for coffee and toasted teacakes, plus books to borrow free of charge.

Village Hall: Bingo session every second Monday of the month. Eyes down at 7.30pm.


Village Hall: Wolds Academy Dance Class. Contact Louise on 07940 716435. Day time space is also available by calling 07771 798222.


Beverley Minster Hall, Minster Yard North: Beverley Garland Dancers, open to ladies over the age of 16 who want to try clog morris, 8.30pm to 10pm. Contact Christine on 01482 871271.


Driffield Salvation Army Community Church and Community Centre: Coffee Morning – 10am to 11.30am.



Pocklington Toddler Music Group: 9.30am to 10.30am during school terms in the Meeting Room, All Saints Parish Church Pocklington. £3 per family/childminder. No need to book, just come along. Michael Cooper 01759 305929.

Pocklington School Baby and Toddler Group: Runs from 1.45pm to 2.45pm and will run every Wednesday during Pocklington School term time. This is a friendly group for carers and their pre-school children and babies. No need to book, just call in to the Prep School on the day. Sessions are free. For further details call 01759 321228.

Pocklington WI: Meet on the second Wednesday of every month at 7.15pm at the Masonic Hall, The Mile.

Art Room: Pocklington Montessori Nursery, 10am to 11.30am. Contact Helen Steele on 07801 493 596 or email helensartzone@yahoo.co.uk for details.

Burnby Hall, Pocklington: Art 4 All between 10am and 1pm. Beginners and improvers. Call 07968 744703 or email artist_sdavis@yahoo.co.uk.

Market Weighton

All Saints Church: The Carers Support Group meet on the second Wednesday of each month, 1.30pm-3pm. It is for anyone who cares for a loved one and is an informal group to give the carers a break. A Red Cross volunteer attends to give massages you can have your blood pressure checked and you can have tea or coffee and a biscuit. This is all free of charge as the Church donates the room for free.

The Community Hall, Station Road: Market Weighton Memory Café is held on the last Wednesday of every month, 1.30pm-3pm.

Social Club, 42 Southgate: The National Vintage Tractor and Engine Club (NVTEC) meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm. New members are always welcome.

Bishop Wilton

Primary School: Weekly free Toddler Time session between 9.30am and 11.30am. No need to book. This is a free, friendly informal group just come along and join us, all parents, grandparents and carers are welcome.

Barmby Moor

The Boot And Slipper: Wolds Singles Social Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 8pm. Contact Richard for information at woldsgroup@btinternet.com.


Melbourne Chapel: Every third Wednesday in the month – Tea@2 between 2pm and 4pm to raise funds towards the upkeep of Melbourne Playing Fields. Tea/Coffee and lots of yummy cakes, savouries and treats. £3 per person for just about as much as you can eat!! Substantial discounts for children. 


Driffield Sports Centre: Badminton club, 8.30pm to 10.30pm. All standards welcome. Contact Toni 01377538168 for more information.

Cass Hall, King Street: The Driffield Memory Cafe is held on the third Wednesday of every month, 1.30pm-3pm.

Market House, 37 Exchange Street: Meditation and Buddhist Thought Drop-in Classes between 7pm and 8.30pm (April 6 to May 18). Cost per class £6 (or £20 for 4). Everyone welcome! No-one turned away for lack of funds. www.madhyamaka.org or call 01759 304832 for more information.


Toll Gavel Church Hall, Old Walkergate: Community Kitchen Lunches, 11.30am to 1.15pm. If you are struggling to make ends meet, homeless or would like to come and have a meal with some company then you are welcome.

Lempickas in Wednesday Market: Beverley/Nogent twinning association meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in May, July, September and November. Anyone interested in joining or seeing what we get up to are welcome to attend any of the meetings.

Flemingate Bowling Club (Leisure Centre Site): We offer Social Bowling every Wednesday afternoon commencing 1.30pm and are offer a warm welcome to all potential new members. The club has sets of bowls for use by new players although flat smooth soled shoes or trainers should be worn.



Little Saints: Group for all children up to school age. All Saints’ Church. Thursdays in term time, 1.45pm-3pm. No need to book, just join in. Free. Stories, songs and craft.

Pocklington Prep School: Baby and Toddler sessions. These are free term-time sessions for parents, carers, babies and toddlers. Stay and play sessions run on Mondays from 8.30am – 10am and Discovery Tots are on Thursdays from 10am to 11am.

Pocklington Magistrates Court, George Street: Bingo, dominoes and afternoon tea from 2pm onwards. Please come along and join us. Contact Mary Drewery on 302198 for more details.

Market Weighton

The Community Hall, Station Road: The Market Weighton WI group meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7pm. Visitors are welcome.

Holme on Spalding Moor

Committee Room, Village Hall: Slimming World every Thursday at 5.30pm and 7.30pm. For more details call consultant Carol on 07985 589632.


Community Centre: Sequence dancing between 12.30pm and 3.30pm every Thursday. The first hour is instruction. £3, includes tea and biscuits.


Driffield WI: First Thursday in the month, 7.15pm, The Masonic Hall, Lockwood Street. Guests welcome. Phone 01377 253009.


St Nicholas Community Centre, Holme Church Lane: Arts and Crafts Resource Sales, open every Thursday, 11am to 2.30pm, and on the first Thursday of each month (term-time only), 4pm-6pm. Call 01482 863542.

St. Mary’s School, Eden Road: Beverley Belles WI meet on the third Thursday of the month at 8pm. New members always welcomed.

Foresters Arms, Beckside: Beverley Widows Friendship Group. Most of the group gathers at noon and have a meal, but some just come for the meeting which begins at 1pm to 1.30pm. 
We have a speaker about once a month, and we also play games and do quizzes, etc. Contact 888443 for more information.

Beverley WI: meet on the second Thursday of the month at Beverley Cricket/Bowling Club in Norwood at 1.45pm.

Lairgate Hotel: Pain Support Group meets second Thursday of every month between 2.30pm and 4pm. Everyone is welcome to this informal and friendly group. For more information, call Janet or Julie on 01482 478886.

Toll Gavel Methodist Church: Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at 7.30pm. No cost and turn up on the night. Local helpline and for more information call 01482 830083.



Memorial Hall: Beverley Leisure Group holds a coffee morning every Friday, 10am -noon. A Bridge and Art group are held at the same time and would welcome new members.


The Maple Room, Bell Hotel: Driffield Silver Band, 7.30pm-9.30pm.New players and visitors always welcome. Visit www.driffieldband.com for more details.

Seaton Ross

Gentle Yoga: Seaton Ross Village Hall at 10am.

Market Weighton

All Saints Church: Coffee morning held each Friday (except Good Friday) between 9.30am to 11.30am with drinks and refreshments served. A warm welcome for everyone.


Burton Fleming

Village Hall: Coffee morning (second Saturday in the month). Village hall, 10am-11.30am.


Village hall: Ballroom and Latin dance class for children. Ages 4-6 10am. Six years and upwards 11am.



Village hall: Ballroom and Latin dance class for adults at 7.30pm.


Flemingate Bowling Club (leisure centre site): Social bowling from 1.30pm, with a warm welcome to all potential new members. The club has sets of bowls for use by new players although flat smooth soled shoes or trainers should be worn.

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