These are held on the first Monday of each month (except August )at 2 p.m. at Cave Castle Hotel. If the first Monday is a Bank Holiday then the meeting will be held the following week. Regularly, over 100 members attend these meetings. A charge of £1 is made towards the cost of the room.
These are arranged from time to time, and the cost obviously varies.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Mon Jul 1st||Dogs for the blind - Debra Ainsworth|
|Mon Sep 2nd||Maria Brewers - History of York Theatre|
|Mon Oct 7th||Stephen Wells - History of Butlins Holiday Camp|
|Mon Nov 4th||Jeff Jacklin - Life in the NHS. It only hurts when I laugh|
|Mon Dec 2nd||Christmas Lunch|
|Mon Jan 6th 2020||Michele Beadle - talk on Amy Johnson|
|Mon Feb 3rd 2020||Paul Isherwood Buff Butler THe Chick of Cheek|
|Mon Mar 2nd 2020||Philip Walker - Being British|
|Mon Apr 6th 2020||Richard Baines - Seabirds and Whales on the North Yorkshire Coast|
|Mon May 11th 2020||AGM followed by Jenny Mordew - Being a Policewoman in the Humberside Police|
|Wed Jul 3rd||Shibden Hall, Halifax. A Grade11 listed manor house built ca 1420, modified over the centuries by generations of residents. Anne Lister (1791-1840) inherited it and remodelled the house and gardens. It stands in a public park and some of the BBC series Gentleman Jack, based on Anne's diaries, was filmed there. Price TBC|
|Tue Sep 3rd||Wentworth Woodhouse, near Rotherham. Following on from the visit to Elsacar, it is proposed to have an hour long guided tour of the house where the Earls Fitzwilliam lived, lunch at the Wentworth Garden Centre and then a walk round Elsecar to see the buildings and the park outside the heritage village. Price TBC|