SKIPTON & CRAVEN HISTORY SOCIETY
(Affiliated to the Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society)
2019/20 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 10: Robin Longbottom:
The Skipton man who lit up Craven and beyond (Powerpoint)
OCT 24: Robin Bundy:
Walter Morrison. (Powerpoint)
NOV 14: Kenneth Jackson:
Skipton Woods – Ancient Woodland or Post-Industrial Landscape? (Powerpoint)
NOV 28: Joyce Hill, Professor Emeritus, Leeds University:
The Vikings in Yorkshire. (Powerpoint)
DEC 12: Sue Jackson:
John Chetham (1688-1746) – Skipton’s Forgotten Composer. (Powerpoint)
JAN 9: Members Social Evening.
JAN 23: David Turner:
A Tour of the Lake District in 1808 – from the journal of Rev John Pering, Vicar of Skipton and Kildwick. (Powerpoint)
FEB 13: Shirley Everett:
Building Stones of the Yorkshire dales (provisional title). (Powerpoint)
FEB 27: Angus Winchester, Professor Emeritus, Lancaster University:
Dry Stone Walls and Landscape History. (Powerpoint)
MAR 12: Tony Young:
Tramways of Britain – a missed opportunity (provisional title). (Powerpoint)
MAR 26: Speaker to be confirmed:
Capturing the Past (Powerpoint)
APR 9: Barry Martin:
Edison to Elvis – a History of Sound Recording (Powerpoint)
APR 23: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING followed by:
The Quakers (provisional title). (Powerpoint)
SUMMER 2019 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 20th 2019
Walk around Gargrave Village
Meet at St Andrew’s Church 7pm Church Street. Refreshments afterwards at the church.
Thursday 18th July 2018
Walk round Crossbills Village
The visit starts at 7pm. Meet at Old White Bear. Light refreshments will be provided afterwards.