What's on in the Pocklington and District area

Here are this week's event listings for Pocklington, Market Weighton and surrounding villages.Also featured are the regular group meetings across the area.

Thursday, 15th March 2018, 10:34 am
Sutton Beer Festival, hosted by Sutton Upon Derwent Village Hall together with Woodhouse Grange Cricket Club, takes place this weekend.


Civic Hall, Market Green: East Yorkshire Association of the National Trust meeting at 7.30pm. An illustrated talk is to be given to the East Yorkshire Association of the National Trust by David Lewis, entitled ‘250 Years of Jewish Life in Hull, 1766-2016’. All are welcome. Non-members £3.00 admission. Further details from Keith Bottomley. Call 01482 842461.

17 March


Pocklington Prep School: Pocklington Prep School will host its very popular Easter Egg Hunt, aimed at children between two and five years old, between 10am and 11.30am. The hunt is free to attend. Call Gemma Briggs on 01759 321228 for more information.

Sutton Upon Derwent

Village Hall: Sutton Beer Festival hosted by Sutton Upon Derwent Village Hall together with Woodhouse Grange Cricket Club. A selection of local beers and quality ales together with a selection of wine and gin. Hamburgers/Hot Dogs available 4pm till 8pm. Live six nations rugby (two matches). Call John on 01904 608524 to purchase tickets for the event.


Community Hall: The Yorkshire Wolds Railway members at Fimber Halt are hosting model railway show being held at Wetwang Community Hall on Saturday 17 March betwwen 10am and 5pm. The YWR is always keen to involve new people. Anyone interested in becoming a member, making a donation, or just finding out more should visit the YWR website at www.yorkshirewoldsrailway.org.uk, or call 01377 338053.


The Marist Hall, Church and Parish House 119 Cottingham Road: Wolds Lacemakers Quarterly Meeting and AGM between 10am and 4pm. Cluny Chapman will give a talk on “Blackwork and Whitework”. Members £1.50; Non members £4. Visit www.woldslacemakers.co.uk for more information.

18 March


Driffield Showground: Home and Garden Fair between 9.30am and 3.30pm. More than 50 exhibitors will be showcasing their products at the Home and Garden Fair, which this year once again incorporates the popular Kelk Spring Plant Fair. The RSPCA will also be running their annual dog Show. Entry: Adults £3, children free.

19 March

Holme on Spalding Moor

Social Club: Holme on Spalding Moor Local History Society Meeting at 7pm. Susan Butler will be giving a talk : The History of the Manor House and the Ashes in Howden. Entrance £2. All welcome.

20 March


Pocklington SChool: Pocklington School is hosting the Student World Study Abroad Roadshow between 4pm and 6pm in the Annand VC Cadet Centre. The roadshow is free to attend and is open to parents and students currently in Year 10 and above. Pupils from all schools in the area are invited to attend and those interested can register at www.thestudentworld.com/pocklington.

21 March


Pocklington Arts Centre: The venue’s World Down Syndrome Day event takes place between 6pm and 8pm) with artist Sue Clayton and photographer David Kenward. The duo’s joint exhibition, which has been kindly sponsored by the Friends of Pocklington Arts Centre, runs until Saturday 24 March.

22 March


The Old Courthouse, George Street: Pocklington Local History talk at 7.30pm. The Zeppelin Raids over York – in May and September 1916 Zeppelin raids dropped bombs over York and Barmby Moor. At the next meeting of the Pocklington and District Local History Group Dick Hunter, of Clements Hall Local History Group, will talk on the impact and responses to these raids . He will also show a 15 minute film that the group commissioned to be created on the subject. Admission fee is £2.

31 March

Holme on Spalding Moor

Village Hall: Table top and coffee morning between 9am and 1pm. If you would like to book a stall, please call Margaret’s DIY on 01430 860890.

2 April


Burnby Hall: An Edwardian Easter between 11am and 4pm. Travel back in time and become an Edwardian child for the day. Take part in easter egg rolling, easter art and crafts and meet our real lambs, chicks, ducklings and bunnies. There’s also an Easter themed trail.

14 April


Jacob’s Well Warehouse, Swinemoor Lane: Jacob’s Well Warehouse sale to raise funds for the charity between 9am and 1pm. Lots of items on offer. Free parking and food and drink available.

15 April


Jacob’s Well Warehouse, Swinemoor Lane: Jacob’s Well Warehouse sale between 9am and 1pm. Lots of items on offer. Free parking and food and drink available.

21 April


All Saints Church: The Stamford Bridge Singers will be singing Coronation Anthems with conductor Stuart Neetleship with Geoffrey Coffin (organ). Tickets are £12 (£5 students). Visit www.stamfordbridgesingers.co.uk for more details.

April 22


Burnby Hall: Barton Community Band performs between 2pm and 4pm. Great brass band music .

29 April

Sutton Upon Derwent

Village Hall: Bad Apple Theatre presents Amy Johnson at 7.30pm. The show follows the inspirational life of Hull aviatrix Amy Johnson, the first woman to fly solo from the UK to Australia. £12 adults/£10 concs./£6 u16’s. Call 01904 608524 to buy tickets or for more information.

18 May


KP CLUB: Pocklington District Lions Club Charity Golf Day for the Ian Steel Memorial Trophy from 10am. Entry fee includes bacon sandwich with coffee or tea on arrival plus two course meal, team and individual prizes. Email [email protected] or call 01759 305490/07764 572010 for an application form or for more details.



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: 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 [email protected] 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 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.


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 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. Visitors are most welcome.

Art Room: Pocklington Montessori Nursery, 10am to 11.30am. Contact Helen Steele on 07801 493 596 or email [email protected] for details.

Burnby Hall, Pocklington: Art 4 All between 10am and 1pm. Beginners and improvers. Call 07968 744703 or email [email protected]

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 welcome.


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 [email protected]


Melbourne Chapel: Every third Wednesday in the month – [email protected] 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. 


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 are welcome to attend any of the meetings.



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.


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


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 to 6pm. Call 01482 863542.

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. 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. Local helpline and 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 information.

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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Diary date entries: If you would like to see your fundraising event featured in the diary dates section of the Pocklington Post please send all the key details to: [email protected] at least 14 days in advance of the date held.


Diary date entries: If you would like to see your fundraising event featured in the diary dates section of the Pocklington Post please send all the key details to: [email protected] at least 14 days in advance of the date held.