Member & Guest Events

Wetherby Civic Society Members in Pontefract - July 2019
Members of Wetherby Civic Society welcomed by the Town Crier and Pontefract Civic Society Chair, Paul Cartwright, before being led on a guided tour of the town centre in July 2019


Due to Covid 19, we have had to put together a truncated season of events this year. Nearer the time, we shall contact you to confirm that you would like to attend and to make payment. If the event has to be cancelled because of Covid restrictions (or any other reason), we shall inform you of this.

All Visits and Talks are available to members and their guests. Visits are usually limited and get snapped up quickly, so if you are interested in taking part please contact:

Tuesday 22 June

Leeds Discovery Centre, Leeds

A talk and tour of the storage facility for Leeds Museums and Galleries. To include artefacts from the Wattle Syke excavation. Includes tea/coffee and biscuits.

Tour at 2pm. £7.00 per person

Wednesday 14 July

Rescheduled for Wednesday 29th September 

Allerton Waste Recovery Park

A presentation and tour of the plant, including the mechanical treatment hall

Tours at 10am. and 2pm. £5.00 per person

Thursday 19 August

Summer Talk

“Studley Royal, Hackfall and their place in the 18th Century landscape gardening” – Louise Wickham

followed by cake and cold drinks

At the Council Chamber, Wetherby Civic Offices 2.30pm. £5.00 per person (Visitors £6.00)

Wednesday 15 September

Leeds Minster

A guided tour of the church of St Peter-at-Leeds, which contains a decorated sanctuary area which has memorials from previous sites, including the “Leeds Cross”.  Tea/coffee and biscuits

Tour at 2.30p.m. £15.00 per person

Monday 11 October

Annual General Meeting

“The Battle of Towton” – Chris Berendt

St James’ Church Centre  7.30pm.  £4.00 per person  (Visitors £5). Pay at the door