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, 7 February
The History of Askham Bog
An illustrated talk by Alastair Fitter of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.
Tuesday, 14 March
The Million Go Forth
An illustrated talk on early railway travel by Susan Major.
Tuesday, 16 May
Preserving a Medieval Masterpiece: The Great East Window of York Minster
An illustrated talk by Sarah Brown, Director of York Glaziers Trust.
Tuesday, 11 July
The History of York Cemetery
A talk by Clive Dawson, Chairman of the Friends of York Cemetery.
Tuesday, 12 September
The History of Elvington Airfield and the French Bomber Squadron’s connection in WW2
A talk by Ian Richardson, Communications Manager, Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington.
Tuesday, 17 October
Viking Age York
An illustrated talk by Kaeli Wishart, who took part in the Coppergate Dig.
If you would like further information about the programme, please contact Susannah Smith on 01904 632682
or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org