Member Events

Monday 25 March

25th Anniversary Spring Talk

“Blue Plaques of Leeds” – John Crossen 

At the Mercure Hotel, Wetherby 7.30p.m. £4 p.p. (visitors £5)

Wednesday 3rd April

25th Anniversary Lunch

At The Scotts Arms, Sicklinghall 12.30pm £20 p.p.

Wednesday 10th April

Bramham Park

A guided tour of the house, home to the Lane-Fox family, now a venue for the International Horse Trials and the Leeds Festival. There will be oportunity to look around the gardens. No refreshments available.

Tour at 2p.m. £10 p.p.

Thursday 16th May

Halifax Minster

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

Hazlewood Castle

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


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

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. (Visitors £6)

Thursday 12 September

Brockfield Hall

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.

Society Annual General Meeting

Monday 14th October

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
(Visitors £5)

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