SKIPTON & CRAVEN HISTORY SOCIETY
(Affiliated to the Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society)
2018/19 AUTUMN/WINTER TALKS PROGRAMME
VENUE: We meet fortnightly at the Swadford Centre,
32 Swadford Street, Skipton at 7.30pm.
SUBSCRIPTIONS: Full Programme of talks, Adults £10; Single talks, Adults £3. Accompanied Juniors (under 18) admitted free.
NEW MEMBERS WELCOMED
OCT 11: Dr Ian Adams:
Municipal grandeur: Civil Architecture in the North of England. (Powerpoint)
OCT 25: Charles Lubelski:
History of Printing: From Scribes to Digital Printing; and Printing and Printing machine making in Yorkshire in the 19th and 20th centuries. (Powerpoint)
NOV 8: Harold Hogarth:
Respectable Rebels: Three local Suffragists (Powerpoint)
NOV 22: Lynda Telford:
Medieval Marriage. (Powerpoint)
DEC 13: Jane Houlton:
Richard Fountaine and the Linton Almshouse. (Powerpoint)
JAN 10: Members Social Evening.
JAN 24: Tim Bastow:
The Second Voyage of Thomas Alfred Edge. (Powerpoint)
FEB 14: Isobel Stirk:
The Lives of the Bronte Family (Powerpoint)
FEB 28: David Scrimgeour
Proper People: West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum (Powerpoint)
MAR 14: Jane Lennon:
Under the Crag: Kilnsey in the Early Modern Period. (Powerpoint)
MAR 28: Jean Robinson:
Raikes Road Burial Ground – the Next Instalment. (Powerpoint)
APR 11: Professor Jessica Malay:
Anne Clifford’s Autographical Writing 1590-1676. (Powerpoint)
APR 26: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING followed by:
A silent traveller in the Yorkshire Dales. (Powerpoint)
SUMMER 2018 PROGRAMME OF LOCAL HISTORY WALKS
These guided History Walks around various local villages, organized by Bernard Peel, have proved to be very popular. Details of the two Summer 2018 walks are:
Thursday June 21st 2018
Walk around Draughton Village
Meet at Village Hall 7pm (Halfway down main street). Afterwards refreshments will be available in the Village Hall when there will also be an opportunity to see artefacts provided by the villagers.
Thursday 19th July 2018
Visit to Christ Church, Skipton
The visit starts at 7pm and will include: a short talk about the rationale for founding an additional Anglican church in Skipton in the 1830s, a tour of the nave and chancel, drawing attention to key furnishings, memorials, stained glass and the organ; an account of the church’s architecture and layout in relation to its liturgical use, and a visit to the crypt. A small collection of architectural plans and photographic archives will be on display. Light refreshments will be provided.
Hosts will be Rod Fell (Church Warden) and Dr Kenneth Jackson