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

Sutton Upon Derwent Village Hall is hosting its classic car event on Beacon Green this Sunday.
Sutton Upon Derwent Village Hall is hosting its classic car event on Beacon Green this Sunday.

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

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 4 ball Betterball Stableford competition. Email bransdale1@sky.com to find out more.

18 August

Pocklington

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

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

Sutton Upon Derwent

Beacon Green: Sutton Upon Derwent Village Hall is hosting its classic car event on the green. The event starts at 1pm when a variety of classic cars, motor cycles, tractors etc will be on show. Many of the vehicles will take part in a classic run of around 60 miles which starts at Hutton Cranswick and finishes at the show. Entry to the show is free. Bar, BBQ, tea/coffee and cakes available.

20 August

Holme on Spalding Moor

Social Club: Holme on Spalding Moor Local History Society Meeting AGM at 7pm. The AGM will be followed by a talk by Karen Adams about the results of the Community Archaeology Project in the Village. Entrance £2. All welcome.

22 August

Pocklington

Burnby Hall Gardens: Summer Seaside Fun – Children’s Activity Day, 11am to 4pm. Edwardian Seaside fun, including a traditional Punch and Judy show, Edwardian Games, sandcastle making, crafts and a seaside themed trail.

25 August

Pocklington

Burnby Hall Gardens: The Good Old Boys – an evening of live entertainment from 7.30pm.

Shiptonthorpe

Langlands Garden Centre: Classic Car Show between 10am and 4pm supported by Weighton Wolds Rotary Club. Entrance by donation to York Against Cancer. A wide range of classic vehicles will be on show. Contact John Ducker on 07860 638119 to enter a classic car.

26 August

Shiptonthorpe

Langlands Garden Centre: Classic Car Show between 10am and 4pm supported by Weighton Wolds Rotary Club. Entrance by donation to York Against Cancer. A wide range of classic vehicles will be on show along with raffle, tombola and refreshments. The Buckrose Concert Band will also be performing for the crowds.

28 August

Pocklington

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.

29 August

Pocklington

Burnby Hall Gardens: Picture Book Rhymes – Children’s Activity Day, 11am to 4pm.

1 September

Pocklington

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.

Fangfoss

Fangfest: A village celebration of traditional crafts. Pottery demonstrations and have a go sessions, rocking horse carving, scarecrow trail, traditional wood turning demonstrations. The festival runs between 10am and 4pm.

2 September

York

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.

Fangfoss

Fangfest: A village celebration of traditional crafts. The festival runs between 10am and 4pm.

13 September

Pocklington

Pocklington Arts Centre: Irish Mythen – Irish born, contemporary Canadian folk artist who in recent years has performed alongside Rod Stewart and appeared on major festival bills around the world.

17 September

Pocklington

Pocklington Arts Centre: Hayseed Dixie – Performing bluegrass covers of hard rock songs in a musical genre they call ‘Rockgrass’. 8pm. Tickets £24.

19 September

Pocklington

Pocklington Arts Centre: Seann Walsh – The Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, television regular, and the self-dubbed ‘Lie-in King’ Seann Walsh beings his stand-up show ‘After This One, I’m Going Home, 8pm. Tickets £15.

22 September

Market Weighton

Londesborough Arms: The popular establishment is holding its third beer festival from noon until the beer is gone! There will be 10 different real ales to choose from along with still ciders. Local butchers “F Leakes” will have a stall with various savoury snacks in the evening. The band Crazy Horses will be providing live entertainment on the night.

6 October

Pocklington

Pocklington Arts Centre: Martin Turner (Ex-Wishbone Ash) and his band return to perform their 1970s iconic Wishbone Ash debut album at 8pm. Tickets £16.

9 October

Pocklington

Pocklington Arts Centre: Singer-songwriter Nick Mulvey brings his intimate solo acoustic tour to Pocklington Arts Centre. Visit www.pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk or call 01759 301547.

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.

19 October

Pocklington

Pocklington Arts Centre: Comedian Jeremy Hardy , whose television and radio credits include BBC2’s ‘Mock The Week’ and Radio 4s ‘Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation’, will perform his latest stand-up show. Visit www.pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk or call 01759 301547.

23 November

Pocklington

Pocklington Arts Centre: Award winning Jazz guitarist Martin Taylor teams up with acoustic and slide guitar virtuoso Martin Simpson, adding to each other’s songs and instrumental pieces. Visit www.pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk or call 01759 301547.

30 November

Pocklington

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.

7 December

Pocklington

Arts Centre: Americana Music Award nominee Courtney Marie Andrews returns with her new album ‘May Your Kindness Remain’ in what will be her only Northern UK tour date of 2018. Visit www.pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk or call 01759 301547.

Mondays

Pocklington

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 to 8.30pm. If you are interested in attending please call Oliver Willison on 0789 7335959.

Beverley

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

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.

Tuesdays

Pocklington

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.

Melbourne

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

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

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.

Wednesdays

Pocklington

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. 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. This is free of charge as the Church donates the room.

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.

Londesborough

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

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

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

Market House, 37 Exchange Street: Meditation and Buddhist Thought Drop-in Classes between 7pm and 8.30pm. 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 details.

Beverley

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 is welcome to attend the meetings.

Thursdays

Pocklington

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.

Wilberfoss

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

York

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.

Beverley

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.

Fridays

Beverley

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.

Driffield

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.

Saturdays

Seaton

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

Sundays

Seaton

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

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