What’s On

    • Christmas Tree Festival. Thursday 1st December. 10am to 4pmChristmas Tree Festival.  Thursday 1st December.  10am to 4pm

      Church will be filled with beautiful Christmas trees created by members of the local community so please do come along to enjoy.

      Refreshments will be served throughout for you to enjoy.

      Free entry, but donations very welcome.

      There will be live music and craft stalls at certain times throughout the long weekend. 

      Everyone very welcome.  

    • Festival Christmas Concert by Weighton Waytes. 7.30pmFestival Christmas Concert by Weighton Waytes.  7.30pm

      Come along for a wonderful evening of Christmas music and songs presented by the 35 strong Weighton Waytes.

      Drinks served from 6.45pm so come along early to enjoy the beautiful Christmas Trees.  Wine and refreshments served in the interval.

      No need to book, and no set price.  Please just come along.  Donations welcome on the evening.

    • Christmas Tree Festival. Friday 2nd December. 10am to 4pmChristmas Tree Festival.  Friday 2nd December.  10am to 4pm

      Church will be filled with beautiful Christmas trees created by members of the local community so please do come along to enjoy.

      Refreshments will be served throughout for you to enjoy.

      Free entry, but donations very welcome.

      There will be live music and craft stalls at certain times throughout the long weekend. 

      Everyone very welcome.  

    • Christmas Tree Festival. Saturday 3rd December. 10am to 4pmChristmas Tree Festival.  Saturday 3rd December.  10am to 4pm

      Church will be filled with beautiful Christmas trees created by members of the local community so please do come along to enjoy.

      Refreshments will be served throughout for you to enjoy.

      Free entry, but donations very welcome.

      There will be live music and craft stalls at certain times throughout the long weekend. 

      Everyone very welcome.  

    • Christmas Tree Festival. Sunday 4th December. 10am to 4pmChristmas Tree Festival.  Sunday 4th December.  10am to 4pm

      Church will be filled with beautiful Christmas trees created by members of the local community so please do come along to enjoy.

      Refreshments will be served throughout for you to enjoy.

      Free entry, but donations very welcome.

      There will be live organ music and craft stalls too.

      Everyone very welcome.

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 7th December. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 7th December.  7.30pm

      ‘Christmas Traditions’ 

      Come along to hear and share Christmas Traditions and enjoy festive refreshment.

      All welcome.  Members free.  Visitors/guest £3 including refreshments.

      Membership costs just £12 for the year to 31st August 2023 and includes admission to all talks.

    • 100 Club.100  Club.

      Congratulations to the November Draw winners!

      Winning numbers are 25, 21, 16 & 112.

      If you would like to join and support Escrick Church at the same time, please contact Carolyn at [email protected]   for more information.   It is just £12 for the year and payment can be made by bank transfer, cheque or cash.

    • Partnership Prayer Lunch. Monday 12th December. 11.30amPartnership Prayer Lunch. Monday 12th December.  11.30am

      Come along for prayers –  informal and socially distanced.   The session lasts about 30 minutes and we will be praying for the community,  the world and  anything else on our hearts. This is followed at around 12 Noon with a simple soup lunch. 

      All welcome, no need to book and no charge, but donations welcome towards ...

    • Heritage Hub. Monday 12th December. 1 pm to 4 pmHeritage Hub.  Monday 12th December.  1 pm to 4 pm

      Volunteers will be in Church to welcome you and offer a guided tour and answer questions.

      Please feel free to come along and have a look around.  We look forward to seeing you.

      Refreshments will be available throughout the afternoon…. Or come a little earlier for a soup lunch just after 12 noon.

    • Little Hoots. Tuesday 13th December. 9.30am to 11amLittle Hoots. Tuesday 13th December.  9.30am to 11am

      Our Baby & Toddler Group.  Come along to Escrick Church between 9.30am and 11am.  Cost £3 per family (Cash or card on the day) .

      Refreshments – Tea, coffee and biscuits for adults, milk, juice and biscuits for the children. No need to book – just come along!

      For more information please contact Louise at   [email protected]

      Group meets ...

    • Candlelight Carol Service. Sunday 18th December 6.30pmCandlelight Carol Service. Sunday 18th December 6.30pm

      Come along and enjoy our traditional Candlelit Carol service.  Refreshments served after the service.  Everyone welcome.

    • Hoots Cafe. Tuesday 20th December. 9.30am to 12 Noon. This month Raising funds for The Childrens Society.Hoots Cafe.  Tuesday 20th December.  9.30am to 12 Noon. This month Raising funds for The Childrens Society.

      The ‘pop up’ cafe provides a relaxed atmosphere for people to meet up for tea and cake.

      Each month we will have a different theme for those who are interested in looking at our reminiscence table.   The cafe takes place on third Tuesday of each month.

      £3 for tea/coffee and cake.  Children 50p.  Free refills. Everyone welcome.  (Dementia ...

     

    Past Events

    • Forget-Me-Not service. Saturday 26th November. 11.30amForget-Me-Not service.  Saturday 26th November.  11.30am

      Come along for our short worship service – accessible for those with memory loss – followed by a light lunch.

      All welcome to join us for singing, prayers and fellowship.  For more information contact Rev Maxine on 07706 243547.

      This is a monthly service in Escrick Church on the 4th Saturday.  (No service in July, August or ...

    • Celebrating National Poetry Day. 6th October. 6.30pmCelebrating National Poetry Day.  6th October.  6.30pm

      6.30pm start.  Come along for an evening of poetry (Refreshment will be served).  Everyone welcome.  No charge but donations welcome towards refreshments.

      This years theme is ‘Finding a friend in nature’.

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wednesday 5th October. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wednesday 5th October.  7.30pm

      ‘The Gunpowder Plot’ by Eric Jackson

      ‘Remember, remember the 5th November’…… Come along to hear all about the gunpowder plot and the importantly the Escrick connection! 

      All welcome.  Members free.  Visitors/guest £3 including refreshments.

      Membership costs just £12 for the year to 31st August 2023 and includes admission to all talks.

    • Sunday 18th September. 7.50pm. Commemoration and Vigil on Eve of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.Sunday 18th September.  7.50pm.  Commemoration and Vigil on Eve of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's funeral.

      7.50pm.  Commemoration and Vigil on the eve Her Majesty’s funeral.  We will Meet in Church for a National moment of reflection on the eve of Her Late Majesty’s funeral, including the 8pm one minute silence. Church will remain open until 9pm for people to call in, to reflect, light a candle or share their thoughts ...

    • Service of Commemoration and reflection for Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.Service of Commemoration and reflection for Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

      Sunday 18th September.  10.30am.  Service of Commemoration and reflection with hymns.  All welcome. 

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wednesday 3rd August 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wednesday 3rd August 7.30pm

      ‘Tellin’t tale’ by Rod and Pam Dimbleby

      Come along for an entertaining evening of Yorkshire Dialect.

      All welcome.  Members free.  Visitors/guest £3 including refreshments.

    • Raising funds for Christian Aid – Thank you to all who supported on 17th May.Raising funds for Christian Aid - Thank you to all who supported on 17th May.

      The wonderful sum of £814.06 was raised.  Thank you for all your support. 

    • Willow Weaving Hedgehog Workshop. 30th April.Willow Weaving Hedgehog Workshop.  30th April.

      Come alone to St Helen’s for our Saturday workshop (10am to 3pm) and create a wonderful willow Hedgehog for your garden.  (Finished Hedgehog about 40cm).  The workshop will be led by Wendy Bristow from twigsandsprigs.co.uk.

      Suitable for beginners. £55 including all materials and hot drinks.  Please bring a packed lunch.  

      Pre-booking essential.  To book contact Caroline Wandless ...

    • Big Breakfast. Sunday 3rd April. 9am to 12 NoonBig Breakfast.  Sunday 3rd April.  9am to 12 Noon

      Come along to Escrick Village Hall for a  big breakfast! 

      Booking being taken for the following times

      9am, 9.45am, 10.30am, 11.15am and 12 noon.

      To book your table please email [email protected] 

    • ‘Tree Dedication’ Queens Platinum Jubilee. Saturday 12th March. 3.30pm'Tree Dedication'  Queens Platinum Jubilee.  Saturday 12th March.  3.30pm

      The Queens Green Canopy’

      All invited to the Tree dedication by Rev Jackie Doyle Brett and Bishop John, Bishop of Selby.

      Meet at 3.30pm in Escrick Churchyard.

      It will be followed by Tea and biscuits in Church

      (plate available for donations to DEC Ukraine)

    • Lent meetings – Pilgrimage. Tuesdays throughout Lent.Lent meetings - Pilgrimage.  Tuesdays throughout Lent.

      The theme is Pilgrimage

      March    8th          Pilgrimage Introduction  (Rev Francis Loftus)

      March    15th        Jerusalem  (Rev Francis Loftus)

      March    22nd       Santiago de Compostela  (Anne Saunders)

      March    29th        Rome  (Rev Francis Loftus)

      April        5th          Medjugorje  (Revd Nigel McGregor)

      April        12th        Stations of the Cross  (Rev Francis Loftus)

      All Tuesdays starting at 7.30pm in ...

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wednesday 2nd March. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wednesday 2nd March.  7.30pm

      ‘Durability, Efficiency, Economy’  An Edwardian Cookbook by David Lewis

      Come along and hear David talk about his charity shop find and taste some of the Edwardian treats.

      All welcome.  Members free.  Visitors/guest £3 including refreshments.

      Membership costs just £10 for the year to 31st August 2022 and includes admission to all talks including refreshments.

    • MOTHERS UNION – Wednesday 9th FebruaryMOTHERS UNION - Wednesday 9th February

      Come along at 2pm when Kathryn Cole will be speaking about her work in Tanzania.  All welcome.

      For more information please contact Pamela Yates 01904 728423

    • Wreath Making Workshop. 29th November 5pm & 7.30pmWreath Making Workshop. 29th November  5pm & 7.30pm

      Come along to Escrick Church and create a beautiful Christmas wreath for your door, with the help of Alison from Simply Foliage.

      Cost £40 to include all materials, a glass of mulled wine and mince pies.  Now 2 sessions…. 5pm few places left… or 7.30pm (Sold Out).

      For more information and to book your place please email ...

    • Thanksgiving Service. Sunday 21st November. 10amThanksgiving Service. Sunday 21st November. 10am

      We are pleased that we are now able to hold a service of Thanksgiving to not only say thank you to God for all he provides for us, but also to say thank you to everyone who supports St Helen’s in any way, be it practically, financially or through prayer.    The service starts at 10am ...

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wednesday 3rd NovemberEscrick Heritage Group.  Wednesday 3rd November

      ‘Ypres to Cairo: 20 years with The War Graves Commission ’ by Simon Wilson  Join us at 7.30 pm in Church for a fascinating talk by Simon Wilson who worked, over a 20 year period, around the world for the War grave Commission. 

      All welcome.  Members free.  Visitors/guest £3 including refreshments.

      Membership costs just £10 for the ...

    • Knitted Poppy Display in ChurchKnitted Poppy Display in Church

      The wonderful poppy display will be in Church between 6th October and 17th November.  Church is open daily between 8am and 5pm.  Everyone very welcome to call in.

      Thank you to everyone who has knitted or sewn.

      If you would like more information please contact [email protected]

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wednesday 6th OctoberEscrick Heritage Group.  Wednesday 6th October

      ‘Arthur Walkers Great War’ by Chris Cade   Join us at 7.30 pm in Church for an excellent one man show.  

      All welcome.  Members free.  Visitors/guest £3 including refreshments.

      Membership costs just £10 for the year to 31st August 2022 and includes admission to all talks including refreshments.

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wednesday 1st SeptemberEscrick Heritage Group.  Wednesday 1st September

      The East Riding Yeomanry.  Join us at 7.30 pm in Church  for a talk by David Marchant of the East Riding Museum Service.   In years gone by the Yeomanry had strong connections with  Escrick.

      All welcome.  Members free.  Visitors/guest £3 including refreshments.

      Membership costs just £10 for the year to 31st August 2022 and includes admission to ...

    • Plaque unveiling ‘Remembering babies and children……Plaque unveiling 'Remembering babies and children......

      On Monday 9th August at 2pm we will be holding a short service and unveiling a plaque in the Churchyard ‘Remembering the Babies and Children buried in the Churchyard, with no marked grave’.  Everyone very welcome to attend and refreshments will be served in church afterwards.

      Thank you to J W Myers Monumental masons from Wheldrake ...