2022 Open Meeting Programme

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, 15 March 2022

The Crimes of Doctor Gramshaw

An illustrated talk by Rosemary Cook


 Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Bishopthorpe Orchard Project

An illustrated talk by Jenny Lever


 Tuesday, 13 September 2022

The Life and Death of Margaret Clitherow

A talk by Tony Morgan

Tuesday, 11 October 2022

Thomas Cooke of York: ‘One of the greatest telescope makers of all time’

An illustrated talk by Dorothy Nott


If you would like further information about the programme, please contact Susannah Smith on 01904 632682

or Email: historygroup@bishopthorpe.net