Events 2014

Date Time Location Details Cost Notes
Monday 10th March 7:30pm Wetherby and District Social Club Spring Talk by Brian Hull - The History of Parlington Hall - 3  
Thursday 24th April 4:45pm & 5pm York The Chocolate Story. An hours guided tour giving the history of chocolate making and the York families connected with it. This will include tasting and making chocolates. 10 There are two tours one at 4.45pm and one at 5.00pm
Wednesday 21st May 11:30am Wentworth Woodhouse Wentworth Woodhouse is the largest fronted house in Europe. It has had a very chequered history with connections from the aristocracy to miners. 15  
Thursday 26th June 10:30am Sheffield Assay Office Discover what the stamps mean on your silver, gold and platinum. We will have an illustrated talk of the history of the Assay offices followed by a tour of the working area. We will see traditional and laser marking of silver, gold and platinum. The tour will be followed by lunch after which we will be able to look round the museum at the Assay office. 20 Includes lunch & coffee
Friday 18th July 2pm Esholt - Yorkshire Water Sewage Farm Discover what happens to the sewage which passes through our drainage system. We will be given a 2 hour tour of the Farm, some by bus. Esholt_visit.jpg 5 The numbers are limited to 18 people. Lunch will be arranged before the visit at extra cost.
Monday 14th August 7pm Nun-Monkton Vineyard End the season in style with a tour of a local vineyard. Glass of wine in hand, followed by supper with wine and a fun quiz on what we have learned. 21  

Society Annual General Meeting October 2014. October 13th is the date for the AGM at 7.30pm. Followed by a talk by a representative from Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The venue is the Wetherby and District Social Club on Sandbeck Way

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