Thursday 16th May 2019
Guided tour of St John’s, formerly the parish church. Built in 1438 with a magnificent chancel and many interesting features including a reredos by the Mouseman. Followed by refreshments.
Tour at 2.30pm. £6 p.p.
Wednesday 19 June 2019
A guided tour of one of the oldest fortified houses in York-
shire, owned by the Vavasour family for centuries, now a hotel, restaurant, wedding and conference venue. Followed by tea/coffee & scone.
Tour at 2p.m. £12.50p.p.
Tuesday 16 July 2019
A guided walking tour of Pontefract, an historic market
town and home to the famous Pontefract Cakes. Followed
by tea/coffee & scone.
Tour at 1.45p.m. £7.50 p.p.
Thursday 15 August 2019
Summer Talk by David Winpenny
Edwin Lutyens – “A Singular and Delightful Man”
An architect known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era in the early 20th Century. Followed by cake and cold drinks
At the Council Chamber, Wetherby Civic Offices at 2.30p.m. £5 p.p. (Guests £6)
Thursday 12 September 2019
A guided tour of Brockfield Hall, 6 miles north of York,
home to the country’s largest collection of paintings by
artists of the Staithes Group. The tour will be preceded
be tea/coffee & biscuits.
Tour at 2p.m. £12.50 p.p.
Sunday 20th October 2019
Wetherby Festival Town Walk
A 90 minute guided tour of the town centre exploring the history and social development of the town.
Meet at the Bandstand at 1.45pm. Free
Society Annual General Meeting
Monday 14th October 2019
A review of the year and looking forward.
Followed by a talk – “Roman Settlements at Wattle Syke and Dalton Parlours” by Ian Roberts
At the Mercure Hotel, Wetherby at 7.30p.m. £4 p.p