2023 Bishopthorpe Local History Group 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, 14 March 2023

Strange and Ghostly Tales of the Treasurer’s House, York

An illustrated talk by Glennis Whyte of the National Trust


 Tuesday, 16 May 2023

Meet the Butler – 1871 Brodsworth Hall

Chris Cade, actor and storyteller


 Tuesday, 12 September 2023

True Life Tales of Tudor York

An illustrated talk by Tony Morgan


Tuesday, 10 October 2023

York’s Baedeker Raid – 29th April 1942

An illustrated talk by Malcolm Brooke


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

or Email: historygroup@bishopthorpe.net