All open meetings are held in
Bishopthorpe Methodist Church Hall at 7.30pm.
The Methodist Church Hall is situated at the junction of Main Street and Sim Balk Lane. There is no car park, but on-road parking on the surrounding streets is available.
All meetings are free to members of Bishopthorpe Local History Group. Non – members are very welcome at a charge of £3.50 per meeting. This includes light refreshments.
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
The Bar Convent – York’s Best Kept Secret since 1686
An illustrated talk by Jerry Ibbotson, Audience Development & Education Manager.
Tuesday, 10 April 2018
George Hudson, The Railway King
A re-enactment by Chris Cade, actor and storyteller.
Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Goddards and the Terry Family
An illustrated talk by Anna Moger from the National Trust.
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
The Palace and the People
An illustrated talk by Linda Haywood, archivist at the Bishopthorpe Community Archive.
Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Trees Past and Present
An illustrated talk by Derek Utley of the Woodland Trust.
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
The Lost Men of Bishopthorpe, Part 1: The First World War
An illustrated talk by Ken Haywood, author of The Lost Men of Bishopthorpe.
If you would like further information about the programme, please contact Susannah Smith on 01904 632682
or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org