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Wickersley Methodist Church charity coffee morning

16th November 2018
Wickersley Methodist Church

Wickersley Methodist Church are excited to announce that they will be holding Charity Coffee Morning on Friday 23rd November, from 10.00am to 12.00pm. There will be bacon sandwiches as well as homemade cakes and all proceeds will go to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. All are welcome. read more

Tickhill Film Society

15th November 2018
Tickhill Film Society

Tickhill Film Society will be showing feature-length films in Tickhill Parish Room on the third and last Wednesdays of the month, with doors opening at 6.30pm and films starting at 7.00pm. They will be showing the Charles Dickens film ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ on Wednesday 21st November, followed by a classic 1942 WWII romantic drama (which cannot be named due to advertising restrictions) on Wednesday 28th November. read more

Doncaster Spanish Society

14th November 2018
Doncaster Spanish Society

Doncaster Spanish Society invites you to ‘The Seville of Javier Falcón’ at their next meeting. Dr Murray Clark will give an illustrated talk on Seville with reference to author Robert Wilson’s enthralling crime novels, set in Seville, whose central character is Chief Inspector Javier Falcón. read more

Merry Organ meets Sounding Brass

13th November 2018
Tickhill Music Society

For the opening concert of its 42nd season, Tickhill Music Society used the splendid surroundings of the Parish Church and the talents of two local musicians — Matthew Pitts on the organ and (for the second half) David Tonkin on the trumpet. read more

Big Christmas Market

12th November 2018
Maltby Musical Theatre Society

Maltby Musical Theatre Society present The Big Christmas Market at The Wesley Centre, Blyth Road, Maltby, on 18th November from 2.00pm to 6.00pm. Entry is free. For stall bookings and more information email read more

Rotherham Probus Club

9th November 2018
Rotherham Probus Club

Are you wondering what you can do in retirement? It could be tough deciding how to spend your well-earned leisure time. Rotherham Probus is a place where Professional and Business people come together for friendship and meet most Tuesday mornings. There is a well balanced programme of speakers and visits arranged throughout the year. read more

What’s on in Stainton this month

9th November 2018
Stainton Village Hall

Armistice Day 100 Years
As you will be aware, 2018 marks 100 years since the signing of the Armistice, ending the great war in 1918. To mark this occasion there will be a special service at St Winifrid’s Church in Stainton and in line with churches throughout Europe it will start at 10.30am on Remembrance Sunday. Wreaths will be laid by community groups at the war memorial outside the church at 11.00am as the bells chime. Everyone is welcome to join in this service of commemoration and afterwards in the village hall for light refreshments.

Back by popular demand
Stainton Village Hall Trust would like to invite you to a Christmas Wreath Building Class where you can create your own door wreath. It is on Sunday 9th December from 2.00pm to 5.00pm at Stainton Village Hall.
The cost is £25.00 which includes most materials, instruction, refreshments including a selection of homemade cakes, mulled wine and tea or coffee. There are limited numbers and priority will be given to Stainton residents so please contact Christine White on 01302 482014 to check on availability. All tickets will need to be paid for at the time of booking.

Date for your diary!
Fancy a great way to get into the Christmas spirit? Why not enjoy an afternoon of great choral entertainment and refreshments in the pretty church in Stainton? Tickhill Male Voice Choir will be entertaining from 2.00pm on Thursday 20th December and afterwards you are invited to the village hall, which will be decorated for Christmas, for a glass of sherry, a mince pie and a tea or coffee. What better way to prepare for the coming festivities? Maybe we can fill the church?
Tickets cost £5.00 per person in advance from Alan White on 01302 482014 or Joyce Holmes on 01709 790541, everyone is welcome.

Voluntary and community sector groups invited to networking opportunity with Rotherham Pay it Forward

8th November 2018
Voluntary Action Rotherham

Back by popular demand, Voluntary Action Rotherham are pleased to invite you to the second networking opportunity with Rotherham Pay it Forward, on Monday 12th November, from 3.00pm to 5.00pm at Voluntary Action Rotherham, The Spectrum, Coke Hill, Rotherham S60 2HX. read more

November could be delightful

7th November 2018
Rotherham U3A

“No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds. November!” Many people share Thomas Hood’s gloomy assessment of this month. But is November really so bleak when hedgerows and gardens are alight with berries, chrysanthemums and glossy-leaved shrubs, when scents of cinnamon, nutmeg and lemon zest drift from bakeries and kitchens? read more

Working the land

6th November 2018
Community Focus

Looking at the first photograph brings to mind the books of Maltby-raised writer Fred Kitchen (1890-1969). And if you haven’t read these you’ve missed two treats. His first book Brother to the Ox (1939), which has been adapted for television and radio, is a classic. It was one of the first books to record, in a realistic and unsentimental way, life on the land at the end of the nineteenth century and early twentieth century. read more