St James the Deacon church on Sherringham Drive hosts its Autumn Fair on Saturday 9th November from 9.30am to 12.30pm.
October 21st @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join author Rosemary Cook for an introduction to her book ‘Petticoat Government’, which tells the remarkable story of York’s unique nursing history.
Rosemary Cook, former Director of the Queen’s Nursing Institute, talks about her new book ‘Petticoat Government’, based on original local research. The York Home for Nurses was run by Anglican religious sisters, funded by local people, and governed by a council of famous York names. Dealing with epidemics and floods as well as medicine and surgery, the Home eventually became the Purey Cust Nursing Home.
Local residents are invited to join in with some outdoor volunteering activities on Wednesday 16 October in woodland off Acomb Wood Drive.
There are sessions starting at 9.30am and 1pm.
Dringhouses Library is hosting an afternoon of Halloween activities on 31 October from 2.30-5pm. It’s free and there is no need to book.
October 14th @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Join author Pauline Kirk for a fun, accessible writing workshop. The workshop will give you lots of ideas to work on afterwards, as well useful tips during the session.
Join a friendly group, open to new and established writers whether writing in poetry or prose. Pauline is a well known local author, poet and novelist. Her workshop will give you lots of ideas to work on afterwards, as well useful tips during the session.
The latest Dringhouses Local History Group talk will be held on Thursday 17 October at 7.30pm at St Edwards Church Hall.
The topic of this month’s talk is the role of female railway workers in Word War II.
Residents of Dringhouses & Woodthorpe and Westfield wards are invited to a joint Ward Committee meeting at 7pm on Thursday 3 October at the Indoor Bowls Club on Thanet Road.
There will be a drop-in from 6.30pm with an opportunity to chat to local councillors, ask questions of a representative from First Bus and share memories with the Foxwood Local History Group.
On Sunday 22 September York Model Engineers are holding an Open Day for local residents to find out more about the organisation.
The club is located next to the East Coast Main Line and is accessed from North Lane, Dringhouses, YO24 2JE. It is set in nearly 5 acres of land with three different miniature railways landscaped in woodland ground – a real hidden gem.
For more information click on the link HERE
There is free outdoor fun for young people on Little Hob Moor (off Tadcaster Road) on Friday 16th August from 1.30pm to 3pm.
The York City Knights Foundation will be running another of their popular ‘Arena’ sessions. There is no need to book, just turn up!
The sessions are funded by the Dringhouses & Woodthorpe Ward Committee.