What’s on in the Pocklington and district area over the next couple of weeks

Barmby Moor Feast takes place this weekend.
Barmby Moor Feast takes place this weekend.

Here are the latest what’s on listings for Pocklington, Market Weighton and surrounding villages.

Also included are the regular group and community meetings from around the area.


Pocklington Arts Centre: Comedian Jon Richardson brings his Old Man tour to Pocklington Arts Centre next month with profits of the show going to St Leonard’s Hospice. Tickets (£20.50) available at www.pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk or by calling 01759 301547.

14 July

Barmby Moor

Village wide: The Barmby Feast starts at 12.30pm with a parade to the feast. This kick-starts an action-packed afternoon of family fun. There will be a pet show, entertainment, live music, face painting, bouncy castles, magician, food and drink, beat the goalie and more than 45 stalls. Admission: adults £2.50, OAPS £1.50.


St Mary’s Church: 2pm Hymns and Pimms at the church. 3pm to 5pm - Summer Fair. Tea and cake, auction, bouncy castle, children’s games, stalls, display of unusual finds in your garden and competitions all at Carter’s Barn £3 entrance for adults, children free. 5.30pm until late - Hog Roast, music and dancing, tickets. Adults £10, under 15s £4. Tickets available from Vicky Knocker at Carter’s Barn or text/ phone 07876177133 or email vicky@websonline.co.uk.

Stamford Bridge

Methodist Church Meeting Room: Pocklington provincial ward councillor Andy Strangeway will hold his next surgery between 9.30am and 11.30pm. Residents in Stamford Bridge or Pocklington are being invited to ask questions or share their views at the event.

16 July


Bielby Church: Holme on Spalding Moor Local History Society Meeting at 7pm (meet at the church). John Peel will give a talk about the church followed by refreshments. £2. All welcome.

21 July


Pocklington Rugby Club, Percy Road: Firewalk and Fun day to raise funds for Action Duchenne between 1pm and 6pm. There will be stalls, a bouncy castle, an inflatable obstacle course, face painting and a bar for the adults. Enquiries please contact c.sowden74@gmail.com.

23 July


Community Centre: Theatreland Workshops is coming to Wilberfoss between Monday 23 July and Friday 27 July (10am and 3.30pm each day).

The workshops give young people aged between seven and 17 the chance to work with inspiring professionals from across the business. For more information and to book your place please drop us a message at theatrelandworkhops@gmail.com or book through the website at www.theatrelandworkshops.com.

27 July


Village Hall: Pocklington Canal Amenity Society Barn Dance between 6:40pm and 11pm. This is part of the group’s weekend Bicentenary Celebrations. Contact dejaysmith@btinternet.com or tel 01759 306070 for tickets

29 July


West Green: The Pocklington Summer Carnival will raise funds for the town mayor’s charities (Wolds Wonders and Mires Beck Nursery). The event starts at noon and ends at 8pm. There will be children’s crafts and circus skills, food stalls, live music. Adults £5 (under 16s free).

4 August


The Pavilion: Wilberfest will showcase some of the best tribute acts in the country, set in the five acres at the Pavilion venue Visit https://www.wilberfest.co.uk/festival to buy tickets for Wilberfest.


Aldby Park: Family Fun Dog Day. Lots of fun dog show and novelty classes with entries from noon. Classes start at 12.30pm. Refreshments from noon. Stalls. Open gardens. Admission £5 per car. The gun dog scurry starts at 10.30am.


The Star: A Family fun day will be held between 12.30pm and 6pm. There will be fun dog show, tug of war, kids sporting challenge, Futsal Speed Kick challenge, bouncy castles, sumo suits, face painting and glitter tattoos, slime station, tombola and raffle, and BBQ and bar (provided by The Star). Entry is free with a small donation for each activity. All funds go towards a new community project in Market Weighton.

5 August


The Pavilion: Wilberfest will showcase some of the best tribute acts in the country, set in the five acres at the Pavilion venue Visit https://www.wilberfest.co.uk/festival to buy tickets for Wilberfest

17 August


The KP Club: The Rotary Club of Pocklington is holding its annual Golf Day at the KP Resort on Friday 17 August. Applications are now being invited to take part in the 4ball Betterball Stableford competition from teams of men, ladies or both. Email bransdale1@sky.com to find out more about the event.

18 August


Pocklington FC playing fields: It’s a Pockout, organised by the Pocklington and District Lions. Visit www.itsapockout.org.uk to enter a team, book a stall, or to sponsor the event. The event will be accompanied by the town’s inaugural food festival.

19 August


Dunnington Reading Rooms: Village Produce show. There will be refreshments during the event. Visit http://dunningtoncommunityevents.org.uk/

28 August


Arts centre: A taste of Americana with three-piece band The Lone Bellow. Tickets, £17.50, are available at www.pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk or by calling 01759 301547.

1 September


Arts Centre: King Creosote will perform tracks off the highly anticipated new album Astronaut Meets Appleman. For more details or to book tickets call the Box Office on 01759 301547 or visit www.pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk.

2 September


Knavesmire: St Leonard’s Hospice ‘It’s a Knockout’ event. The hospice is now urging teams to sign up for the event. Teams of between six and 10 people, over the age of 16, can enter at www.stleonardshospice.org.uk or by calling 01904 777 777.

13 October

Market Weighton

Community Hall: The Market Weighton Community Hall has organised a fund-raising Local Craft Fair and is are looking to welcome 24 or so assorted craft and food stalls from the Market Weighton area and from the East Riding. Interested exhibitors are invited to book a table with the option of an electricity supply for an additional £3). Application forms are available by calling Mrs Ilja King on 01430 872707.

30 November


Arts Centre: Folk singer Thea Gilmore will perform part of her acoustic Christmas party UK tour. For details or to book tickets call the Box Office on 01759 301547 or visit www.pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk.



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.

Gentle Yoga: Burnby Scout Hall at 12.45pm.

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. For more information call 01482 830083.


Driffield Art Club: Would you like to become a member of 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 to 9pm, with Gen Kelsang Thekchen. Each class includes two guided meditations, a short talk and an opportunity for questions. 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.

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, 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.


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.



Pocklington Toddler Music Group: 9.30am to 10.30am during school terms in the Meeting Room, All Saints Parish Church. £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. Visitors are most welcome.

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 meets 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 have tea/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 meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm. New members are welcome.


All Saints Church: The church will be open to visitors every Wednesday, 10am to 4pm, June to September. Tea/coffee will be available from 10am to noon.


Bolton Methodist Church: Coffee morning between 10.30am to noon. Proceeds for the Methodist Church. All are 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. 


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.



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.

United Services Club: Pocklington Camera Club meets at 7.30pm. It is a small friendly group that welcomes new members from beginners to experienced photographers. Visit www.pocklingtoncameraclub.com for more information.

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.

The Bay Horse: Market Weighton’s Book Group now meet in The Bay Horse on the third Wednesday of the month between 6.30pm and 7.30pm. New members 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.


CROSS KEYS, TADCASTER ROAD: Traditional Jazz between 1pm and 3.30pm. Local musicians playing jazz from the Barber Bilk and Ball era. Free admission and parking.


Foresters Arms, Beckside: Beverley Widows Friendship Group, 1pm to 1.30pm. Contact 01482 888443 for more information.

Toll Gavel Methodist Church: Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at 7.30pm. There’s no cost and you can turn up on the night. For more details call 01482 830083.



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


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.



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.

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