Events Diary


APRIL

Saturday 1st
Sheffield Tigers RUFC home match v Hinckley. See https://www.sheffieldtigers.co.uk/ for kickoff time and admission charges.

Tuesday 4th
Dore Ladies' Group, 7.45pm Church Hall Townhead Road. "CRY Charity - Cardiac Risk in the Young", speaker Elaine Ward. All welcome Visitors £3.

Wednesday 5th to Saturday 8th
'The Mikado' by Dore Gilbert & Sullivan Society: Wednesday 5th to Friday 7th at 7:30pm and Saturday 8th at 2:30pm at The Montgomery Theatre, Surrey Street Sheffield S1 2LG. For tickets £13 adults, £6 children ring Judith on 0114 2507155.

Saturday 8th
Friends of Whinfell Quarry Garden working day – general maintenance and gardening work. Volunteers meet at the main gate to the gardens at 9.30am.

Saturday 8th
Sheffield RUFC home match v Birmingham & Solihull, Abbeydale Sports Ground, Abbeydale Road South. See http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/sheffield/teams/3213/fixtures-results for kickoff time and admission charges.

Tuesday 11th
Dore Mercia Townswomen’s Guild, 9.30am for 10am Church Hall Townhead Road. Speaker for the TG Charity chosen for support in 2017. Visitors welcome £3.

Wednesday 19th
Dore Garden Club, Methodist Church Hall 7.30 pm. Speaker Irene Dougan, Derbyshire County Council Co-ordinator for the National Garden Society: "Delights of Derbyshire". Visitors welcome £3.

Saturday 22nd
Sheffield Tigers RUFC home match v Bridgnorth. See https://www.sheffieldtigers.co.uk/ for kickoff time and admission charges.

Saturday 22nd
Sheffield RUFC home match v Bridgnorth, Abbeydale Sports Ground, Abbeydale Road South. See http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/sheffield/teams/3213/fixtures-results for kickoff time and admission charges.

Tuesday 25th
Dore Mercia Townswomen’s Guild, 9.30am for 10am Methodist Church Hall. "Brodsworth Hall – a family home court in times", speaker Steve Willimot. Visitors welcome £3.

Friday 28th and Saturday 29th
Dore Art Show, Dore Old School, Savage Lane. An exhibition of art works by members of our local Art Society, many of which will be for sale. Open 2pm-6pm Friday, 9.30am-5.30pm Saturday. Refreshments available.

Saturday 29th to Monday 1st May; also Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th May
Open Up Sheffield - an annual showcase for independent artists and craftspeople across South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire. Local artists open up their studios to the public. For details of local artists involved this year, please see website at openupsheffield.co.uk.

MAY

Saturday 6th
Friends of Whinfell Quarry Garden working day – general maintenance and gardening work. Volunteers meet at the main gate to the gardens at 9.30am.

Wednesday 10th to Saturday 13th
Totley Operatic and Amateur Dramatic Society (TOADS) present 'That Week In August', a new play by Alan Wade. Performances Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 7.30pm and Saturday matinee 2.30pm. Venue St. John's Church Hall, Abbeydale Road South. For tickets please call 0114 2351206 or contact any TOADS member.

Wednesday 17th
Dore Garden Club, Visit to Whinfell Quarry Gardens.

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st
Spring Plant Sale: The South Pennine Group of the Hardy Plant Society, Sheffield Botanical Gardens (Thompson Road entrance). A wide selection of well-loved and rarer hardy plants for sale, with advice from knowledgeable members. Free admission, all welcome. 11am-2.30pm Saturday, 10am-1.30pm Sunday. For further information about the group please see website: www.southpenninehps.btck.co.uk

Sunday 21st
Step back in time at Whirlow Hall Farm. Open day, free entry 10am-4pm. Refreshments. Activities and costume prizes for children. Something for all the family.

JUNE

Thursday 1st
Wyvern Walkers: Cromford Canal basin car park (toilets, pay & display) and the River Derwent. An easygoing walk with good cafes at the wharf and at Cromford Mill opposite. Meet Dore Old School Car Park, 9.30am. Transport (car sharing) provided for those without; please remember that walkers partake at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. The group does not have comprehensive insurance. Finally, please be sure to wear stout footwear and suitable outdoor clothing. Further details from Keith Shaw 0114 2363598 (5.5 miles)

Saturday 3rd
History through the ages re-enactment, 11am-4pm Sheffield Manor Lodge Discovery Centre, Manor Lane. Entry £5 adults, £2.50 children, family tickets £12.50.

Tuesday 6th
Dore Ladies' Group, Church Hall Townhead Road, 7.45pm. Speaker Dorne Coggins, "Dore Heritage Trail". All welcome, Visitors £3.

Wednesday 7th
Dore Village Society AGM, Methodist Church Hall, High Street, 7.30pm. Followed by a talk by Ann Anderson, Margaret Peart and Sue Unwin of the ongoing Street Trees campaign entitled ‘”I love trees but ...”, the story behind the campaign to save Dore’s healthy street trees’. Refreshments will be available.

Tuesday 13th
Dore Mercia Townswomen's Guild, Church Hall Townhead Road 10am. Speaker Ann Beedham, "Randini, the Man Who Helped Houdini". All welcome, Visitors £3.

Tuesday 13th
Dore Methodist Church Ladies Tuesday Group, 7.30pm Dore Methodist Church Hall. ‘Making Pictures with Pressed Flowers’, Speaker: Joan Newton. Visitors welcome.

Saturday 17th
Friends of Whinfell Quarry Garden working day – general maintenance and gardening work. Volunteers meet at the main gate to the gardens at 9.30am.

Monday 19th
Wyvern Walkers: From Barber Booth (near Edale), Rushup Edge, the Lord’s Seat tumulus and Mam Tor. Meet Dore Old School Car Park, 9.30am. Transport (car sharing) provided for those without; please remember that walkers partake at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. The group does not have comprehensive insurance. Finally, please be sure to wear stout footwear and suitable outdoor clothing. Further details from Godfrey Wilkinson 0114 2366319 (5.5 miles)

Wednesday 21st
Dore Garden Club, Methodist Church Hall 7.30 pm. " Fantastic Foliage," speaker Hilary Hutson, local horticulturist. Visitors welcome £3.

Friday 23rd – Monday 26th
Flower Festival, “All Things Bright and Beautiful, Christ Church, Dore. Preview Friday 7pm-9pm, Open Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday noon-5.30pm, Monday 10am-3pm.

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th
“We’re Open” Exhibition and tour, Dore Masonic Hall 10am-4pm.

Sunday 25th
Wyvern Walkers: Dore Festival Family Walk. Tracing the five ventilation shafts (with pepper pot tops) on Blacka Moor that service the second longest tunnel in Britain, opened in November 1893. Number 5 shaft is at the summit of Totley Moss, 800 feet above the railway line. Meet Dore Old School Car Park, 2pm. Transport (car sharing) provided for those without; please remember that walkers partake at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. The group does not have comprehensive insurance. Finally, please be sure to wear stout footwear and suitable outdoor clothing. Further details from Stephen Willetts 0114 2362821 (About 5 miles)

Monday 26th
Mothers’ Union Strawberry Fayre, Dore Old School 2pm-4pm.

Monday 26th – Friday 30th
Preparation of village well dressing boards, Scout HQ, Rushley Road. 10am-noon, 2pm-5pm and 7pm-9pm daily. New helpers very welcome.

Wednesday 28th
Open Air Theatre, “Twelfth Night” presented by The Company. On the Village Green, commencing 7.30pm. Interval collection, bring a picnic.

Thursday 29th
“Trees of Dore” walk, led by Tony Heathcote. Meet Dore Old School 10am; to book a place please call 236 0002.

JULY

Saturday 1st
Unveiling of Village and Guide well dressings. Village Green and Devonshire Terrace Road, 10am.

Saturday 1st
Wyvern Walkers: From Tideswell Dale car park (charges and toilet) we follow the River Wye down to Millers Dale and Monks Dale, down through Tideswell Village. Lunch possibilities. Meet Dore Old School Car Park, 9.30am. Transport (car sharing) provided for those without; please remember that walkers partake at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. The group does not have comprehensive insurance. Finally, please be sure to wear stout footwear and suitable outdoor clothing. Further details from Stephen Willetts 0114 2362821 (5 miles)

Saturday 1st
Dore Classic & Performance Car Show 1.00pm onwards, Dore Club, Townhead Road. Classic cars & classic ales, free entry.

Saturday 1st
Dore Gilbert & Sullivan Society Summer Concert, 7:30pm at Church Hall, Townhead Road. Tickets £7 each from Derek Habberjam Tel 0114 236 2299.

Sunday 2nd
Well dressing dedication service, Dore Village Green 3pm. Everyone welcome.

Sunday 2nd
Afternoon cream teas, hosted by Dore Methodist Ladies’ Group. Methodist Church Hall, 3pm-5pm.

Monday 3rd
Dore Heritage Trail, led by Dorne Coggins. Meet Dore Old School 10am, please call 236 0002 to book.

Monday 3rd
Family Fun Run, hosted by Dore Primary School PTA. Meet Dore Recreation Ground 7pm. Further information email doreparents@gmail.com.

Monday 3rd: Lord Conyer’s Morris Men, Devonshire Arms from 8pm. Food available.

Tuesday 4th
“Out of the Ordinary” with local poet and activist Sally Goldsmith, hosted by Dore Ladies’ Group. Dore Church Hall 7.45pm, visitors very welcome. Refreshments.

Wednesday 5th
Dore Garden Club, Methodist Church Hall 7.30 pm. "A Brush With Wildlife," speaker Pollyanna Pickering, world renowned wildlife artist. Visitors welcome £3.

Thursday 6th
Open Evening and Concert by Dore Male Voice Choir and Young musicians, winners of the Paul Green Trophy. Dore Church Hall 7.15pm, collection for charity.

Friday 7th
Wyvern Walkers: Dore Festival Demonstration Health Walk. King’s Croft, Totley Brook Road, the Crown and Cricket Inns and Old Hay. Some stiles and gates, may be difficult for buggies! Refreshments afterwards at the Methodist Church Hall. Meet Dore Village Green, 10am. Further details from Sue Lee 0114 2745844 or David Jones 0114 2367405 (2.2 miles)

Saturday 8th

Dore Scout & Guide Gala, recreation ground, Townhead Road 2pm-6pm. A great family day out.

Sunday 9th
Festival Songs of Praise, Dore Methodist Church 6pm. All very welcome.

Tuesday 11th
Dore Mercia Townswomen's Guild, Church Hall Townhead Road, 10am. Speaker Mike Spick, "Canals and the Industrial Revolution". Visitors welcome, £3.

Saturday 15th
Friends of Whinfell Quarry Garden working day – general maintenance and gardening work. Volunteers meet at the main gate to the gardens at 9.30am.

Sunday 16th
Dore Village Litter Pick. Meet car park of Dore Old School, Savage Lane 11am. Litter picking continues until 1pm, equipment provided.

Wednesday 19th
Wyvern Walkers: Starting at Calver Sough crossroads, through Calver Village and Bramley Wood to Longstone Edge. We return via Black Harry Gate and Calver Peak. Meet Dore Old School Car Park, 9.30am. Transport (car sharing) provided for those without; please remember that walkers partake at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. The group does not have comprehensive insurance. Finally, please be sure to wear stout footwear and suitable outdoor clothing. Further details from Peter Bower 0114 2366719 (About 6 miles)

AUGUST

Tuesday 8th
Wyvern Walkers: From Holmesfield we pass Cartledge Hall before descending to Millthorpe. Through woodland and quiet lanes, open farmland with good views, returning via Unthank. Meet Dore Old School Car Park, 9.30am. Transport (car sharing) provided for those without; please remember that walkers partake at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. The group does not have comprehensive insurance. Finally, please be sure to wear stout footwear and suitable outdoor clothing. Further details from David Bearpark 0114 2369100 (5 miles)

Saturday 12th
Friends of Whinfell Quarry Garden working day – general maintenance and gardening work. Volunteers meet at the main gate to the gardens at 9.30am.

Sunday 27th
Wyvern Walkers: From Bradwell over the hills, through the cement works and over Mich Low to Bradwell. Meet Dore Old School Car Park, 9.30am. Transport (car sharing) provided for those without; please remember that walkers partake at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. The group does not have comprehensive insurance. Finally, please be sure to wear stout footwear and suitable outdoor clothing. Further details from Chris Cave 0114 2364648 (6 miles)

SEPTEMBER

Friday 8th and Saturday 9th
Totley Brook Quilters 4th Exhibition, Trinity Methodist Church, Highfield, Sheffield S2 4NF, 10am-4pm. Admission £2. Light refreshments, sales table.

Saturday 9th
Friends of Whinfell Quarry Garden working day – general maintenance and gardening work. Volunteers meet at the main gate to the gardens at 9.30am.

Wednesday 20th
Dore Garden Club, Methodist Church Hall 7.30 pm. "The Bulb Year and Some Unusual Bulbs," speaker Kevin Pratt, Gardener and Plantsman. Visitors welcome £3.

OCTOBER

Tuesday 10th
Dore Methodist Church Ladies Tuesday Group, 7.30pm Dore Methodist Church Hall. ‘More Mystery Boxes’, Speaker: Leo Leader. Visitors welcome.

NOVEMBER

Tuesday 14th
Dore Methodist Church Ladies Tuesday Group, 7.30 pm Dore Methodist Church Hall. ‘Flowers & Gardens of Barbados’, Speaker: Hilary Hutson. Visitors welcome.

Saturday 18th
Friends of Whinfell Quarry Garden working day – general maintenance and gardening work. Volunteers meet at the main gate to the gardens at 9.30am.

DECEMBER






Councillor Surgeries
Local councillors are available for consultation in the Dore Village Society room
on the 2nd Saturday in the month, from 10.30am to 12 noon. Contact Details:

Joe Otten
Telephone: (0114) 273 5517
E-mail: joe.otten@sheffield.gov.uk


Colin Ross
Telephone: (0114) 235 1948
E-mail: colin.ross@sheffield.gov.uk


Martin Smith
Telephone: (0114) 273 5517
E-mail: martin.smith@sheffield.gov.uk