General Meetings

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 May 13th A.G.M
Virginia McKenna - Kathleen and Chris Barnett
Mon Jun 3rd Catherine Scott - writer and performer/poet
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 May 1st Visit to Elsecar Heritage Centre, near Barnsley. The village of Elsecar was transformed into a thriving centre for coal and iron by the Earls Fitzwilliam and is now a conservation village. Guided tour of the village which has craft workshops, artists studios,antiques and restaurants including the engine room which contains the Newcomen Engine, the oldest steam engine in the world. Tour and coach £15. Contact Joan Robertson on 01430 423816.
Tue May 21st Sentimental Journey, songs through the 1940s to the 1970s, at Hull City Hall at 2 p.m.Tickets £10. Coach if required. Contact Joan Robertson on 01430 423816. Please note that this outing is now fully booked, but there may be cancellations so it is worth checking.