What’s On

    • Hoots Cafe. Tuesday 18th June. 9.30am to 12 Noon.Hoots Cafe.  Tuesday 18th June.  9.30am to 12 Noon.

      This month we are raising funds for Christian Aid.

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

      The cafe takes place on third Tuesday of each month.

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

    • Poetry evening. Thurday 20th June. 7.30pm Theme is ‘Joy’Poetry evening.  Thurday 20th June.   7.30pm  Theme is 'Joy'

      THEME – Joy
      Poetry stays within us even from childhood, sometimes lying unrecognised.   It can soothe us and inspire us and is a vital part of our heritage and culture.  Please join us for the next evening Thursday 20th June at 7.30 pm. 

      There is a warm welcome for everyone.  Shy?  Don’t know anything about poetry?  ...

    • Little Hoots. Tuesday 25th June. 9.30am to 11amLittle Hoots. Tuesday 25th June.  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!

      Group meets on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays in term ...

    • Heritage Hub Monday 8th July. 1pm to 4pmHeritage Hub Monday 8th July.  1pm to 4pm

      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.

    • Partnership Prayer Lunch. Monday 8th July. 11.30amPartnership Prayer Lunch. Monday 8th July. 11.30am

      Come along for informal prayers.   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 the cost of the ...

    • 100 Club.100  Club.

      Congratulations to the June  draw winners!

      Winning numbers are 19,  35,  146,  45.

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

     

    Past Events

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 5th June. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 5th June.  7.30pm

      Come along and hear about ‘York Minster – A sustainable future’ by Alex Fletcher-McCallion FRICS – Director of Work and Precinct.

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £4.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

      Refreshments available.

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 3rd April. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 3rd April.  7.30pm

      Come along to learn about  ‘ District Nursing through the years’ by Kay Ford.  All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £4.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

      Refreshments available.

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 6th March. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 6th March.  7.30pm

      Come along to learn about and watch ‘ The Escrick Sword Dance’ with Ebor Morris Dancers.  A great evening assured! 

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £4.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

      Refreshments available.

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Mon 12th February. 2.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Mon 12th February.  2.30pm

      Come along to watch the public premiere of the film ‘York – 2000 years of the city’s history’   Filmed by Henry Farrar

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £4.  Come along to Escrick Church at 2.30pm.

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

      Come along to hear about ‘True life in Tudor York’  presented by Tony Morgan

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £4.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

    • Traditional Carol Service. Sunday 17th December 6.30pmTraditional Carol Service. Sunday 17th December 6.30pm

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

    • Christmas Celebration Concert by Weighton Waytes. Thank you to eveyone who supported…Christmas Celebration Concert by Weighton Waytes.  Thank you to eveyone who supported...

      Thank you £374.70 was raised for Church funds.

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 6th December. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 6th December.  7.30pm

      Come along to hear about ‘The Christmas tragedy at Stillingfleet’

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £4.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

    • Festive Bacon Butty morning…. Thank you…. we raised £557.15Festive Bacon Butty morning.... Thank you.... we raised £557.15

      Come along for a Bacon or Sausage Butty.  £5 to include tea/coffee/juice.  (Vegetarian/vegan option available)

      There will be Festive music, Stalls, Raffle and a Quiz. 

      Please contact Judith on 01904 728845 to indicate numbers and your groups anticipated arrival time.  

      We look forward to seeing you. 

    • Saturday Sing-along on 18th November. 2.30pmSaturday Sing-along  on 18th November.  2.30pm

      Do you enjoy singing, then this is for you!

      Come along to enjoy  a wide variety of songs and fellowship led by Rev Maxine… … all finished off with Tea and Cake!  Everyone welcome.

      No need to book, just come along.  

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 1st November. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 1st November.  7.30pm

      Share an interesting object or story’    Come along to hear and/or share…..

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £4.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

    • Knitted Poppy Display in Church from 31st October.Knitted Poppy Display in Church from 31st October.

      The wonderful poppy display will be in Church between 31st October and 21st November.  Church is open daily between 8am and 4pm.  Everyone very welcome to call in.

      Thank you to everyone who has knitted or sewn.

      If you would like more information please contact escrickchurch@gmail.com.

    • Baby loss Awareness. October 8th and 15th. 6pm to 8pmBaby loss Awareness.  October 8th and 15th.  6pm to 8pm

      Escrick Church will be open between 6pm and 8pm on both Sunday 8th October and Sunday 15th October 

      If you would like to join us to light a candle or simply sit awhile you would be very welcome

       Rev Jackie and Rev Maxine

    • Traditional Harvest Festival. Friday 6th October. 7.30pmTraditional Harvest Festival.  Friday 6th October.  7.30pm

      Come along to enjoy a Traditional Harvest Festival followed by ‘Bring and Share’ supper.

      All very welcome.

    • Celebrating National Poetry Day. 5th October. 7.30pmCelebrating National Poetry Day.  5th October.  7.30pm

      The Heritage Poetry group is holding an evening celebrating poetry, the spoken word and music. This is our opportunity to participate in the national celebration.    Everyone welcome whether you are sharing your love of poetry, singing or want to enjoy listening and friendship.  We may even have cake and a glass of wine.   Please ...

    • Heritage Hub. Monday 11th September. 1 pm to 4 pmHeritage Hub.  Monday 11th September.  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.

    • Partnership Prayer Lunch. Monday 11th September 11.30amPartnership Prayer Lunch. Monday 11th September 11.30am

      Come along for informal prayers.   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 the cost of the ...

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 6th September. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 6th September.  7.30pm

      ‘Chocolatiers of York’ by Karen Adams

      Come along to hear all about chocolate in York! 

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £4.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 2nd August. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 2nd August.  7.30pm

      ‘Yorkshire Air Museum and local Airfields’

      Come along to hear all about the museum and the local war time airfields shared by Ian Richardson.   

      (Bring and share Tea from 6pm)

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £3.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

    • Pilgrimage weekend. 29th & 30th JulyPilgrimage weekend.  29th & 30th July

      An opportunity to pick up a ‘passport and visit all, or some, of the the 8 Churches within the Rivers Partnership – Naburn, Stillingfleet, Escrick, Thorganby, Wheldrake, Elvington, Sutton upon Derwent and East Cottingwith.  

      Each of the Churches will be open on these days between 9am and 5pm.  Refreshments available and prayer at various times throughout ...

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 5th July. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 5th July.  7.30pm

      ‘Behind the scenes at the Museum’

      Come along to hear about what goes on behind the scenes at  a museum shared by Michala Pearson.   We are delighted to welcome back Michala, our Heritage Engagement Officer during our Heritage project.

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £3.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

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

      The History of York Racecourse’

      Come along to hear about ‘The History of York Racecourse’ kindly shared by James Brennan, Head of Marketing and Sponsorship.

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £3.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 3rd May. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 3rd May.  7.30pm

      The History of York Walls’

      Come along to hear about ‘The History of York Wall’ kindly shared by Graham Smith, a member of Friends of York Walls.  

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £3.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 5th April. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 5th April.  7.30pm

      ‘Memories of Music and Drama in the community’

      Come along to see and hear about productions from the past and  we look forward to welcoming members of the Monday Players along too. 

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £3.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

    • Forget Me Not Service. Saturday 18th March. 11.30amForget Me Not Service.  Saturday 18th March.  11.30am

      All welcome to join us for singing, prayers and fellowship, followed by light lunch.  Accessible also for those living with, or caring for those with memory loss.  

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 1st March. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 1st March.  7.30pm

      ‘The Railway King’ presented by local actor and storyteller Chris Cade

      Come along to hear about the rise and fall of George Hudson of York.

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £3.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.

    • Escrick Heritage Group. Wed 1st February. 7.30pmEscrick Heritage Group.  Wed 1st February.  7.30pm

      ‘St Helen’s  – raised from the ashes’

      Sam Taylor and Dr Tony Power share there knowledge.  On the 100th Anniversary of the devastating fire, we celebrate the wonderful craftsman who raised St Helen’s from the ashes. 

      All welcome.  Escrick Heritage member free.  Visitors/Guest £3.  Come along to Escrick Church at 7.30pm.  

    • 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.

    • 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. 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. 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.  

    • 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 ...

    • 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 escrickchurch@gmail.com 

    • ‘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 ...

    • 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 ...