Events 2016

Date Time Location Details Cost Notes
Monday 7th March 7:30pm Wetherby and District Social Club Spring Talk by Bill Baker - History of Tempo FM; Wetherby's own radio station £3  
Monday 18th April 2:30pm Cutlers Hall, Sheffield A guided tour of this Grade II* listed building, built in 1832, including seeing its collection of over 900 pieces of silver, which includes a Sheffield marked piece for every year since the establishment of the Sheffield Assay Office. Followed by afternoon tea of sandwiches and cakes. £12  
Thursday 19th May 10am Stockeld Park A guided tour of this local Grade I listed Palladian country house built in 1757 and featuring a cantilevered staircase, 18th and 19th century furniture and works of art. £10  
Monday 20th June 2:30pm Bar Convent, York A guided tour of the Grade I listed Bar Convent, founded in 1686, home to members of the Congregation of Jesus community. The visit includes a tour of the building and the museum exhibition, followed by a cream tea. £10  
Tuesday 19th July 2:30pm Ilkley Toy Museum A visit to the toy museum which displays dolls, dolls houses, teddy bears, tin plate toys, lead figures and a selection of games together with wooden and paper toys. Dating from 350BC to the present day the exhibits also include a 1940's English working model fairground. Other exhibits include toys which date from the 1950s and 1960s, including popular television characters, "proper cars with rubber tyres", Cowboys and Indians and miniature toy soldiers £4  
Wednesday 14th September TBC Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility, Leeds A tour of this brand new facility which will deal with up to 214,000 tonnes of household waste generating enough electricity to power up to 20,000 homes. £TBC Tour and price to be confirmed

Society Annual General Meeting

Monday October 10th is the date for the AGM at 7.30pm. Followed by a talk - speaker to be confirmed. The venue is the Wetherby and District Social Club on Sandbeck Way

Further Details

For further details and booking arrangements please contact Peter Catton - peter@wetherbycivicsociety.org.uk

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