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The Aims of Driffield Probus Club

  • To promote fellowship among like-minded, retired and semi-retired gentlemen
  • To provide an opportunity to meet and talk with members from a wide range of working life backgrounds
  • To help enhance the social aspects of retirement through a range of activities designed to meet different needs and tastes
  • To provide a support network for members and their wives
  • To provide an opportunity to meet new friends

Highlights of 2015

We moved to the Driffield Community Centre for coffee mornings and the Blue Bell Inn at Nafferton for lunches, where the food is excellent.

We have had discussions (mainly humerous) on
items of topical interest including

Care by grandparents
Facebook ... a modern phenomenon
Current cricket performances

We have had visits to.....
Hearing Dogs at Bielby
Scarborough Cricket Festival
RAF Scampton
Wetwang Scarecrow Festival
Bridlington Probus

Talks on .....
Gold and silver by D Holman
BAe Hawk by D Bannister
Life in a Submarine by J Rodmell
Teaching Maths in the 20th century by J Clark

We also enjoyed a short series of after lunch presentations by members
talking for a few minutes about their careers

Forthcoming Events - 2016

Coffee mornings are at 10am for 10.30am at Driffield Community Centre on 2nd Wednesday each month, including discussion of topical issues. The emphasis is on HUMOUR!

Lunches are at 12:00 for 12:30 at Blue Bell Inn, Nafferton on 4th Wednesday of each month

Speakers include:
Matthew Broadhead - Wastewatchers
Julian Robinson - Brough Observatory
Natalie Belt - Health Trainers
Matthew Brown - Yorkshire Wolds Railway
David Holman - Gems and Gem Materials

Trips being planned:

Wolds Gliding Club at Pocklington
Scarborough Cricket Festival
York Railway Museum
Trinity House Hull
Holmpton Museum at Withernsea
Sherburn Flying Club


If you think Probus could be for you then you are invited to see what we are like, phone to talk to a member, or come along to one of our coffee mornings as a guest when you will be met at the door and introduced to our members.

For further information please visit the Driffield Probus Club website ................