Events 2018

Member Events


Thursday 8 March

Spring Talk

Royal Ordnance Factory Thorp Arch – The Story of the Buildings and People – by Peter Catton

At Wetherby and District Social Club 7-30p.m. £3.00p.p.

Tuesday 17 April

Wakefield Cathedral

A guided tour of this former Parish Church, All Saints. Built mainly in the 15th Century, it became a Cathedral in 1888. Followed by afternoon tea.

Tour at 2-30p.m. £6.00 p.p.

Tuesday 15 May

Allerton Castle

A guided tour of the Grade 1 listed, Allerton Castle, built between 1848 and 1854. Followed by afternoon tea.

Tour at 2-00p.m. £12.50 p.p.

Thursday 21 June

Fulneck Moravian Settlement

Guided tour of this 18th Century settlement of the Moravian sect, built from 1746 onwards, followed by afternoon tea.

Tour at 2-30p.m. £10.00p.p.

Tuesday 17 July

RAF Linton on Ouse

Tour of Air Traffic Control, close-up look at Tucano aircraft, lunch in the Officers’ Mess, tour of Memorial Room (museum)

Tour at 10-15a.m. £10.00p.p.

Thursday 23 August

Summer Talk

Shopping in Wetherby over the years – What was sold in Wetherby and by whom - by Victor Hawkins

followed by cake and cold drinks

At the Council Chamber, Wetherby Civic Offices 2-30p.m. £5.00p.p.

Tuesday 11 September
Carlton Towers

A guided tour of Carlton Towers, a Grade1 listed Victorian Gothic house, home of Lord and Lady Fitzalan Howard and a wedding and corporate event venue. Followed by afternoon tea.

Tour at 2-30p.m. £15.00 p.p.

Society Annual General Meeting

Thursday 11 October

Gunpowder, Treason and Plot – Jocelyn Brooks

At Wetherby and District Social Club 7-30p.m. £3.00p.p

Further Details

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