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  Cottingham and District Times The deadline for entries in the June “What’s On” section, is no later than the…

By Keith Teale , in About Cottingham , at October 7, 2007


Cottingham and District Times

The deadline for entries in the June “What’s On” section, is no later than the 17th May.

Cottingham Men’s DeLuda Society
Wednesday 1st May – Alan Beadle – Yorkshire Quiz
Wednesday 15th May – Mike Ratcliffe – Life in Forty Moves
Wednesday 29th May – Robin Russell – History of the DeLuda Society
Meetings held at the Willerby and Kirkella Social Club, 51A Main Street Willerby HU10 6BY. Meetings 1.30 pm for 2.00 pm. Cost per meeting paid at the door £4.00.

Arterian Singers
Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 in Cottingham Methodist Church, Hallgate. New members are welcome to join our friendly choir. Our next concert, A Miscellany of Music, is on Saturday 4th May at 7:30 in St. Michael’s church, Skidby. £10 inc. wine & nibbles. Tickets: 845323 or 844429. For further details of the choir please contact Hilary Andre on 848958 or 07979 652976.

Tower Tours St Mary’s Church
Bank Holiday Mondays 6th and 27th May 2pm. Limited spaces; to book contact Ian on 07768 319570. 

Haltemprice Art Group
Tuesday 7th May – Boats, Planes and Trains
Tuesday 14th May – AGM
In the Skidby Suite at the Cottingham High School, Harland Way,  between 7.00 pm and 9.00pm.

Cottingham u3a
Thursday 9th May – at 2 pm in the Darby & Joan Hall.  Mike Towell will be giving a talk on his favourite antique finds. This will be followed by the usual tea/coffee and biscuits.   For further information on becoming a u3a member, or queries, visit www.u3asites.org.uk/cottingham, or email us at [email protected], or if you prefer to talk to someone phone us on 07586 532964.

Concert in Cottingham Methodist Church
Friday 10th May – at 7.30 p.m. Loughborough Male Voice Choir are joining with Dagger Lane Singers in a concert in Cottingham Methodist Church to raise money for Dove House Hospice and FAMILeY (a small local charity supporting female and maternity health in East Yorkshire). Entry will be by programme, obtainable at the door (and we also hope in advance from Barkers in Cottingham).

Cottingham Catholic Womens League
Monday 13th May – WUCWO. In the Garden Room at 7.30 pm in the Holy Cross Church.

Hull and East Riding Astronomical Society
Monday 13th May – at 7.30 pm. Lecture at the Civic Hall, Market Green, Cottingham HU16 5QG. “The Sun and The Amateur Astronomer” by Neil Waby and John Chapman – Smith, Solar Director and Former Solar Directior of the “Society for Popular Astronomy”. Visitors Fee:  £4.00.

The Macular Society Hull group
Friday 17th May at Sight Support Beverley Road Hull 10.30am until 12 noon . We have 2 guest speaker at this meeting Nikki Kirk from Hull Lifeline and shelter housing. Julie Richardson from  East Riding sensory team. This will be a very informative meeting. For more information contact Sight support 01482 342297. 

Friends of Thwaite Gardens
Sunday 19th May – Open Day 11am – 4pm. (Thwaite Gardens 57 Thwaite Street Cottingham). Enjoy time in the beautiful gardens, join an informative tree walk and be entertained by the All for One Choir. Also well stocked plant stall, tombola, book stall and tea, coffee and cakes. Entrance £5. FREE for members and those aged16 and under. 

Hessle West Open Gardens
Sunday 19th May, 11am to 5pm – Around 20 gardens in the Davenport Avenue, Southfield,  Woodfield Lane area will be open as well as some on Boothferry Road, Barrow Lane and South Lane. Look out for balloons and posters outside participating gardens and go in to buy your ticket. Adult tickets are £5 and children go free. Refreshments including tea, coffee, cake, bacon butties, BBQ, cream teas and ice creams are available to buy along the way as well as a free ‘hop on/hop off bus’ around the route. Please note: this is a cash only event. This is our 30th year and over the years we have raised nearly £130,000 for local charities including Dove House. Please come along and help get to £150,000!

Beverley Anglo-French Society
Tuesday 21st May – Your chance to learn more about France. Interested in French language and culture? For more information please visit: www.beverleyanglofrenchsociety.org.uk.  Simenon et Maigret- une vie partagée.by Bill Rispin. Venue: The C Club. Wylies Rd, Beverley.  7.30pm. Non members £3. 

East Yorkshire Woodturners
Tuesday 21st May 2024: 7pm, Skidby Village Hall. (Doors open 6.30pm). Woodturning demonstration by professional demonstrator, Chris Parker. The club meets on the third Tuesday evening each month. Non-members are welcome (£6.00 entry) – no need to book in advance. For information about the Club, please contact Amanda Barker, 07792 117539, or to view the 2024 programme of events, please visit the club’s website:  https://eastyorkshirewoodturners.org.uk

Hull and East Riding New Stitchers (HENS)
Tuesday 21st May – Felt, Embroidery – Practical. Meetings held on the third Tuesday of the month at The Darby and Joan Hall, Finkle Street Cottingham, HU16 4AZ,
7.15pm-9.15pm. For further information contact Jean Ellis 845415.

The Arts Society, Hull and East Riding
Tuesday 21st May – An illustrated lecture by Denise Haywood: “Stamford Raffles, Art Collector and Discoverer of Singapore”. At 10.45a.m. Mercure Grange Park Hotel, Willerby. Non-members welcome. Guests £5.00. For further details please contact Membership Secretary, Maureen Jones, tel. 01482 869886.

The Friendship Quilters
Saturday May 25th  – will be holding their Spring coffee morning from 10 am to 12 noon, in Walkington Village Hall. The event is in aid of our chosen charity this year, ‘Hull Women’s Aid’. There will be a variety of stalls, including: cakes, crafts, books and sewing sundries as well as our popular Tombola. An exhibition of our work will also be displayed. Entry costs £2.50 which includes coffee/tea and a home made scone & jam. Children under 12 years old: free.  All welcome to this popular event. 

Hull Amnesty Group’s 2024 Annual Concert
We are delighted to confirm Hull Amnesty Group’s 2024 concert will take place on Friday 21st June 7.30 at the Judy Dench theatre, Hymers college, Hull HU3 1LW (+car parking). This year’s ‘Live Music Now ‘ artists are the Aulus Duo, Georgina Dadson guitar and Ellie Knott on flute. They will play music from Vivaldi, Strauss, Mozart and Piazzolla, also from traditional folk and contemporary classical. Ticket price  £20 which will  include interval refreshments. Under 18s and students with student’s card £10. (Payment, by cheque to ‘Hull Amnesty Group’ or cash on the door at the concert.) For further information contact Hull Amnesty Group 07940 925714. 

Kirk Ella and Willerby Short Mat Bowling Club
Welcome new members at St Andrews Memorial Hall, Beverley Rd, Kirk Ella, HU10 7QA. Mondays and Thursdays, 2 – 4 pm (Sept – April). Summer, only Mondays. Come around 1.40pm. For new bowlers, 1st session is free. Club bowls available to borrow. Bring flat soled shoes. Contacts: Ian or Brenda 01482 650157; email [email protected]; visit website: https://sites.google.com/view/kewshortmatbowls/home.

Kingston upon Hull Swimming Club (KUHSC)
Kingston Upon Hull Swimming Club is a friendly swimming Club, welcoming new swimmers of all abilities and ages (5yrs-80yrs).  Swimming sessions run every weekday in various swimming pools around Hull.  For further details or to arrange a trial session please contact [email protected] or visit our website www.kuhsc.co.uk to learn more!  

Arterian Singers
Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 in Cottingham Methodist Church, Hallgate. New members are welcome to join our friendly choir. Our next concert, A Miscellany of Music, is on Saturday 4th May at 7:30 in St. Michael’s church, Skidby. £10 inc. wine & nibbles. Tickets: 845323 or 844429. For further details of the choir please contact Hilary Andre on 848958 or 07979 652976.  

Cottingham Bowling Club
Outdoor bowling will start weather permitting, members can come for Role Ups. League fixtures start in May and there are also in-house competitions. We leave an indoor mat inside the clubhouse for members to use. For more information go to www.cottinghambowlingclub.weebly.com.

Cottingham Food Bank
Cottingham Food Bank is open every Wednesday from 10am to 11.30pm. For £1 you will be able to select 8 items from our shop style display and in addition refreshments are available in the Church hall next door. You can find us behind Zion Church, Hallgate Cottingham ( access via left hand passage).  All welcome.

The Cottingham Community Garden Group
The Cottingham Community Garden Group [CCGG] meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm to 3pm on the Worklink site on Eppleworth Road Cottingham HU16 5YF [Far right corner past last polytunnel] – All welcome . Find us a Facebook or visit us to find out more. 

Skidby Village Hall
Coffee Mornings – join us for a cuppa and a chat, all welcome! Light refreshments on sale, every Friday, 10am – 2pm. Visit www.skidbyvillagehall.com or @SkidbyVillageHall on Facebook for updates and information. 

Cottingham & Hull Folk Dance Club
Tuesday 7pm-9-30pm at the Darby and Joan Hall Finkle St., Cottingham. No experience necessary come on your own or bring a friend for light exercise in a friendly environment everyone one welcome. For further information please contact Jan Gray on 01482 840637.

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 five all-weather artificial grass courts. We offer both social and competitive tennis supported by a dedicated coaching team. Pay to play is also available. Booking via our website. Please view our website or contact Matthew Fletcher on
07814 495931 for more information.

Christ Church Cottingham
Coffee Mornings 9am-1pm Monday to Wednesday, full cafe menu and all proceeds for the Ukraine Aid Effort. 31a Endyke Lane, HU164QD. www.cccottingham.org.uk for more detail.

Christ Church Cottingham Play Cafe
Family cafe environment with play area and reduced cost cafe menu. Every Thursday 9am-1pm, all welcome. All proceeds to support the Ukraine Aid Effort.

BabyCafe Christ Church Cottingham
Babies and their adults welcome, plenty of space and age appropriate toys, Wednesday 9am-1pm full cafe menu and all proceeds to charity.

Cottingham Badminton Club
Badminton Tuesday/Thursday evenings, 8.00pm while 9.30pm. Cottingham High School. £3 per session. No booking required, just turn up and play. Fun and friendly. Open to all levels and abilities. Steve Baker 07795 680912 or 870906.

Cottingham Cricket Club
We run three Saturday sides, a Sunday side, a Sunday Ladies team and junior teams from U9 to U15. We also have indoor Softball training for girls and boys aged 7-14 at Sirius Academy North. This is held on Saturdays 10.30 – 12 noon starting in January. In the Summer, junior training is on a Friday evening with coaching sessions for all formats during the week. For any further information please contact Rob Rhodes at [email protected] We are Clubmark Accredited and all Coaches are DBS checked”

HULL OPTIMISTS Swimming Therapy Group
Come and join a friendly group of Adults and Children at Frederick Holmes School, Inglemire Lane Hull, in a warm Hydrotherapy Pool. The club is for persons with disabilities or have a fear of water, and are taught in a friendly and positive way how to overcome that fear and be safe in water and also help with their mobility. We meet in term time every Monday evenings. There are two sessions, the first between 6pm and 7pm for Children and their Carers, and the second for Adults between 7pm and 8pm. All are welcome. For further information and application details please contact:- Chris Hart on 07763 756345.