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The York Makery

The York Makery
36 Gillygate, York, YO31 7EQ
View all classes and workshops March - June www.theyorkmakery.co.uk (pdf)


Life Drawing
Heworth Community Centre
Applecroft Road, Heworth, York, YO31 0HG
Every TUESDAY from 7.15 to 9.15pm

Relaxed and fun, the classes cost £10 and are suitable for all abilities, including beginners. All the materials are included and teas and coffees are free too. The classes are open, so you don't need to book. You can just drop in and take a class!

The sessions are based on tuition and they are structured in two parts, both utilising a life-drawing model. www.yorkcornerstudio.com
Art Lessons

Art & Drawing Lessons - York Corner Studio
Friendly and fun, Corner Studio offers professional tuition in Painting and Drawing. All materials included. £15 per session (2hours). Small groups of up to six people. Pay as you go!

Anyone who is interested in learning methods and different aspects of paintings, from sketching to colour can book for these lessons. You will work in a friendly environment but also with energetic and hands-on tuition. www.yorkcornerstudio.com
English Conversation for Women
15 September 2017 - 6 July 2018
Friends Meeting House, Friargate, York
English Conversation for Women is a low-cost, friendly group for women whose first language is not English. Each week our experienced tutors focus on a different subject.
We meet every Friday in term time, 0930-1130, at Friends Meeting House, Friargate, York. The cost is £2.00 per adult. Pre-school children are welcome.
Find out more at www.fridayenglishyork.org
Charity Dance Evening
Saturday 7 October 2017
Melodie Park, Clifton Moor, York
Bluebird Care are organising a dance social to raise money for York Against Cancer - our chosen charity for the year

The evening will start at 6.30pm with a beginners Jive lesson which will run for an hour. Then at 7.30pm the party itself will start with a mixture of Latin and ballroom dances played throughout the evening finishing at 11.30pm.

Tickets cost £15.00 each and the price includes a supper of Jacket Potato with a choice of either Chilli or Cheese followed by a selection of deserts. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance
We will also be organising a raffle. Donations of prizes most welcome. For more information please telephone Bluebird Care on 01904 691992

Cheques made payable to Bluebird Care and sent to:
Bluebird Care, 8 Devonshire Court
Green Lane Trading Estate
York YO30 5PQ

For more information please call us on 01904 691992
Location
To be held at:
Melodie Park, Wigginton Road, York YO32 2RJ
bluebirdcare.co.uk
Paul Jones & Fiona Hendley

An Evening With Paul Jones & Fiona Hendley
Saturday 7 October 2017
York Baptist Church, Priory Street
Paul was the lead singer of Manfred Mann and The Blues Band and now hosts his own show on BBC Radio 2. He is married to Fiona an accomplished actress and singer, who starred in the TV series "Widows" and held leading roles at the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. She has also feastured and sung in many West End produictions.

Paul & Fiona will be telling their own humorous and fascinating story
of how success in show business never brought them the happiness they craved. Come and hear Paul & Fiona tell how a trust in Jesus Christ completely transformed them bring meaning and fulfilment to life.

Although the evening is not a concert as such, Paul & Fiona will sing songs from their album. All are welcome and there is no charge to attend.
Big Bargain Booksale
Saturday 7 October 2017
St Crux's Church York YO1 9UP
Second-hand book sale at St Crux Church, Pavement, York. Refreshments available in the famous church cafe. All proceeds to the Laurence Sterne Trust.

There will be a wide selection of books including academic texts, art, history and literature.

All the books are priced to sell with lots of bargains!
Who Was Dr Kirk? – Curators Talk
Wednesday 11 October 2017
York Castle Museum
Find out about the remarkable life and collections of the man who was inspired to create one of Britain’s first ‘living history’ museums, with a member of our History Team.
FREE talk but Museum admission applies.
Castles And Prisons Of York - Curators Talk
Wednesday 18 October 2017
York Castle Museum
2pm – 2.45pm
Learn more about the various castles and prisons of the City and their fascinating stories over the centuries, with a member of our History Team.
FREE talk but Museum admission applies.
Martin House Hospice Hula Hoop Evening
Sunday 22 October 2017
Venue: Manor C Of E Academy, YO26 6PA
A fun evening of hula hooping for all the family. 30 minute hula hooping challenge with Matt from Rockin Rollers on the mike playing tunes to keep you spinning. Don’t worry if you drop it – just keep smiling. The High Hoops team will be there to teach you some new tricks and get you spinning. Join in or watch – the choice is yours! We will have hoops to borrow but please do bring your own if you have them. Followed by a hula hoop show featuring local and international performers.

£5 adults, under 5s free, children 5-17 £3
Tickets: www.jumblebee.co.uk/hulahoopmartinhouse

Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/1088006774663130
Event website: https://www.highhoops.co.uk/where-to-see-us/
Flower Arranging Workshop
Thursday 26 October 2017
The Grange Hotel
Flower Arranging workshop with Afternoon Tea
Renowned florist Angela and area demonstrator Nikki will provide flowers and kits for guests to create their own unique floral arrangement to take home and cherish. Angie and Nikki will guide you through this one day decorative flower arranging master-class. They will demonstrate how to arrange the seasonal display and then it's over to you to make your very own table arrangement. The second part of the session you will relax with an afternoon Tea and a glass of fizz all for £49 per person.

Included in the price is:
The flower arranging workshop
Tea, Coffee and biscuits on arrival
Traditional afternoon tea served in The Ivy Brasserie
Glass of Prosecco
All equipment and materials

Event Details:
HOLLOWED OUT PUMPKINS
Autumn is a season of rich and elegant colours. The perfect centrepiece for Autumn; hollowed out pumpkins don’t have to be scary!

Itinerary:
* 10.30am - Tea, coffee & biscuits served
* 11.00am - Flower arranging workshop (approx 2 hours)
* 1.00pm - Afternoon tea to be served in the Ivy Brasserie
* 2.30/3.00pm - depart

To Book: Please contact the hotel directly and book with our events team on 01904 644744/email

T&C's: This experience is limited to a maximum of 16 people due to the intimate approach of the workshop. Full prepayment is requested at time of booking and vouchers can be supplied if buying for a present.

About our florists:
School friends Angie and Nicola combine their expert skills and 35+ years of work to create a superb workshop at The Grange Hotel.

Angela Ellis-Skelton - Owner of Garden of Eden, has and impressive 27 years of experience working in York's most prestige florists. Over the years she has done demonstrations, workshops, talks, events, functions and hundreds of weddings and funerals. Now working freelance her passion continues where she creates bespoke arrangements for weddings and events from home giving her more time to spend with her young family.

Nicola Davies-Murray - founder of La Fleur Floral Design is an exceptionally talented florist who has won awards for her creations at prestigious events including the Harrogate Flower Show and the Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show at Tatton Park. As an NAFAS area demonstrator Nicola's love of flowers has taken her across the UK. She creates contemporary, classic and vintage floral designs taking into account recent trends and innovations.
www.grangehotel.co.uk/events


Owl & Monkey

Halloween Floral Treats
Thursday 26 October 2017
Owl & Monkey
Join us for a Halloween themed session focused on creating an autumnal centrepiece using pumpkins and seasonal flowers to set a Halloween scene.

Led by the talented Kathrine from Fleur Adamo, who will guide you to making your own stunning autumnal creation.

Thursday 26th October 6.30pm - 8.30pm. £35.00 per person including all materials and warming autumnal tea/coffee and cake.

Please email Owl & Monkey at hello@owlandmonkey.co.uk to book a place.


The Annual CoCA Lecture 2017 : Why China?
Saturday 28 October 2017
Yorkshire Museum
In association with Northern Potters and the Friends of York Art Gallery, the Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) are delighted to welcome Felicity Aylieff and Takeshi Yasuda for this year’s annual CoCA lecture, during which Aylieff and Yasuda will discuss their work in Jingdezhen, China.

£5 – £8 (includes a glass of wine)
Bookable through Eventbrite. See York Museums Trust website for details.
Half Term Holiday Courses
Monday 30 October 2017
Huntington Primary School And York Sports Village.
GIRLS OCTOBER HALF TERM HOLIDAY COURSE 7-12yr OLDS
Book onto the girls October holiday course between 31st Oct - 1st Nov on www.officialsoccerschools.co.uk/yorkcity to ensure you don't miss out on 3 fun filled football days down at Huntington Secondary School.

GOALKEEPING OCTOBER HALF TERM HOLIDAY COURSE 7-12yr OLDS
Join us at York Sport Village on 2nd and 3rd November on the fangtastic ghoulkeeping holiday course where you will learn goalkeeping techniques like the 'bat' hand positioning.

FUN OCTOBER HALF TERM HOLIDAY COURSE 4-12yr OLDS
Book onto the spooky October half term fun holiday course down at Huntington Secondary school between 30th Oct and 1st Nov on www.officialsoccerschools.co.uk/yorkcity to ensure you don't miss out on a terrifying week of fun football activities and games,
Clements Hall York

African/Indian Christmas Market
Friday 3 November 2017
Where: Clements Hall York
Community and Cultures Together are hosting a wonderful African/Indian Christmas market

Live music and dance
African/Indian Stalls
African & Indian food
Art area
Bar
Disabled access
Free parking in Scarcroft Primary School car park.
Friends of Huntington Library Coffee Morning
Monday 6 November 2017
Huntington Library, Garth Road, York, YO32 9QJ
Friends of Huntington Library Coffee Morning

The first Monday of every month is our regular coffee morning.
Drop in for a drink and a chat, also, find out what events are happening at Huntington Library and the wider Explore family.
We have free wi-fi too! More..

Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair
Venue: Folk Hall, New Earswick, York
Saturday 18th November 2017.
Doors open to public from 10am until 5.30.
Friends Of Huntington Library Coffee Morning
Monday 4 December 2017
Huntington Library, Garth Road, Huntington Y0329QJ
Friends of Huntington Library Coffee Morning

The first Monday of every month is our regular coffee morning.

Drop in for a drink and a chat, also, find out what events are happening at Huntington Library and the wider Explore family.

We have free wi-fi too!
More..
Choral Workshop

York Early Music Christmas Festival 2017: Event 04
Saturday 9 December 2017
Venue St Denys’s Church, St Denys’s Road, Walmgate
A Choral Workshop Led By Alexander Kyle
Join us to explore the Messe de minuit pour Noël one of Charpentier’s eleven mass settings containing some of his most lively and attractive music. This workshop will give confident sight singers of all voices an opportunity to study and perform this delightful seasonal work in the historic surroundings of this beautiful medieval church. More Info..
Flower Arranging Workshop
Wednesday 20 December 2017
The Grange Hotel
Flower Arranging workshop with Afternoon Tea
Renowned florist Angela and area demonstrator Nikki will provide flowers and kits for guests to create their own unique floral arrangement to take home and cherish. Angie and Nikki will guide you through this one day decorative flower arranging master-class. They will demonstrate how to arrange the seasonal display and then it's over to you to make your very own table arrangement. The second part of the session you will relax with an afternoon Tea and a glass of fizz all for £49 per person.

Included in the price is:
The flower arranging workshop
Tea, Coffee and biscuits on arrival
Traditional afternoon tea served in The Ivy Brasserie
Glass of Prosecco
All equipment and materials

Event Details:
TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS CENTERPIECE
All is calm, all is bright...well, at least we can promise the latter with this luminous arrangement! Wow family and friends with this traditional Christmas centrepiece on the big day.

Itinerary:
* 10.30am - Tea, coffee & biscuits served
* 11.00am - Flower arranging workshop (approx 2 hours)
* 1.00 pm - Afternoon tea to be served in the Ivy Brasserie
* 2.30/3.00pm - depart

To Book: Please contact the hotel directly and book with our events team on 01904 644744/email

T&C's:
This experience is limited to a maximum of 16 people due to the intimate approach of the workshop. Full prepayment is requested at time of booking and vouchers can be supplied if buying for a present.

About our florists:
School friends Angie and Nicola combine their expert skills and 35+ years of work to create a superb workshop at The Grange Hotel.

Angela Ellis-Skelton - Owner of Garden of Eden, has and impressive 27 years of experience working in York's most prestige florists. Over the years she has done demonstrations, workshops, talks, events, functions and hundreds of weddings and funerals. Now working freelance her passion continues where she creates bespoke arrangements for weddings and events from home giving her more time to spend with her young family.

Nicola Davies-Murray - founder of La Fleur Floral Design is an exceptionally talented florist who has won awards for her creations at prestigious events including the Harrogate Flower Show and the Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show at Tatton Park. As an NAFAS area demonstrator Nicola's love of flowers has taken her across the UK. She creates contemporary, classic and vintage floral designs taking into account recent trends and innovations.
www.grangehotel.co.uk/events

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