Events Diary


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

Tuesday 5th
Dore Mercia Townswomen's Guild Charity Tea Party 2pm-4.30pm in Dore Methodist Church Hall. £6 all welcome.

Tuesday 5th
Dore Ladies' Group, Church Hall 7.30pm. "Islands, Truffles and Treats" Speaker Andrew Lloyd.

Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th
Longshaw Sheepdog Trials, Longshaw Pastures near Grindleford, starting at 7.30am daily. Longshaw Fell Race at 10.30am Saturday, for which entry is on the day and open to all adults. Entry £5 per day for adults, children and car parking free. For further information please contact the Secretary, Mrs. Sheila Humphreys, MBE on 01433 651852 or e-mail lsdta@talktalk.net.

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.

Tuesday 12th
Dore Mercia Townswomen's Guild, Church Hall 10am. "Ups & Downs of Antique Dealing", speaker Jane Feasby.

Sunday 17th
Autumn 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 at very reasonable prices, with advice from knowledgeable and friendly members. Free admission, all welcome. 11am-3pm. For further information about the Group please see website: www.southpenninehps.btck.co.uk and on Facebook. To take your plants home, If you can kindly bring your own bags it helps cut down the use of plastic ones.

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.

Wednesday 20th
Holmesfield Flower Club 7.30pm - Evening Workshop by club members entitled “A Foliage Arrangement”. The aim is to create an artistic arrangement using foliage and other natural materials excluding flowers. Venue: Holmesfield Village Hall, Vicarage Road (Off Woodside Avenue), Holmesfield, S18 7WZ – ample parking. Non-members are most welcome to join in or just come and watch – visitors £4, includes refreshments. Contact Sandra 01709 541187 or Diana 0114 2377601 for further details and a list of materials to bring.

Tuesday 26th
Dore Mercia Townswomen's Guild, Methodist Church Hall 10.30am. "Unexpected Family History", speaker Sylvia Atkinson.

OCTOBER

Tuesday 10th
Dore Mercia Townswomen's Guild, Church Hall Dore 10am. "National Emergency Services Museum", speaker Clair Taylor.

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

Friday 13th
Fancy a day at the races? The Hare & Hounds are organising a trip to York Races. Cost will include coach travel, entry into grandstand and paddock, early breakfast, also sandwiches and wine for the return journey. Final pricing has not yet been arranged but it looks like being around £40 per person. If you are interested please speak to Ann, landlady at the Hare & Hounds.

Wednesday 18th
Dore Garden Club, Methodist Church Hall 7.30 pm. Steve Porter, Head of Garden and Landscape at Chatsworth, "Chatsworth to Chelsea 2015 and Back". Visitors welcome £3.

Wednesday 18th
Holmesfield Flower Club 7.30pm - Demonstration of Flower Arranging by Sasha Gallager (NAFAS Area Demonstrator) entitled “Autumn Haze” at Holmesfield Village Hall, Vicarage Road (Off Woodside Avenue), Holmesfield, S18 7WZ – ample parking. Tickets available at the door: visitors £8, members £4 includes refreshments. The arrangements will be raffled at the end of the evening. All are welcome.

Tuesday 24th

Dore Mercia Townswomen's Guild, Methodist Church Hall 10.30am. "Mothers Little Helpers", speaker Susan Watts.

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.

Wednesday 15th
Dore Garden Club, Methodist Church Hall 7.30 pm. AGM, followed by talk by Jo Marshall from Valerie of Dore, "Floral Arrangements for the Festive Season". Visitors welcome £3.

Wednesday 15th
Holmesfield Flower Club, 7.30pm - Demonstration of Flower Arranging by Catherine Handley entitled “Christmas Foraged and Found” at Holmesfield Village Hall, Vicarage Road (Off Woodside Avenue), Holmesfield, S18 7WZ – ample parking. Tickets available at the door: visitors £8, members £4 includes refreshments. The arrangements will be raffled at the end of the evening. All are 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.

Wednesday 22nd to Saturday 25th
TOADS present ‘Lathered Up’, written by Lynn Brittney. Performances Wednesday-Friday at 7.30pm, Saturday at 2.30pm. St John’s Hall, Abbeydale Road South. Please call 0114 235 1206 to reserve your ticket or contact any TOADS member. Ticket price £6 or £5 for concessions.

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