Whitby Whaler

Events

Coffee Mornings 3rd Saturday each Month - 10am-12 noon @ Whitby Rifle Club

Events are held regular and will be updated below

Outings – Regular outings are organised - see below for details.


Dates for your Diary
October 2021
Tue Oct 26thOther

Monthly Lecture Series Tuesday morning / 10.00 – 12.00

Venue: Flowergate Hall Community Arts Centre (just behind the United Reformed Church at the top of Flowergate)

Presentations normally take place on the morning of the third Tuesday each month (* not in
normal sequence).

Coffee/tea prior to the lecture session – which usually starts around 10.15am.

Tuesday, October 26th

‘Passports, assassins and spies’ Martin Lloyd

A history of the development and intrigue behind the need for passports and visas for movement between
nations

November 2021
Tue Nov 16thOther

Monthly Lecture Series Tuesday morning / 10.00 – 12.00

Venue: Flowergate Hall Community Arts Centre (just behind the United Reformed Church at the top of Flowergate)

Presentations normally take place on the morning of the third Tuesday each month (* not in normal sequence).

Coffee/tea prior to the lecture session – which usually starts around 10.15am.

Tuesday, November 16th

‘Shackleton Blister: The Russian diary’ Philip Caine

The author describes the background to his most recent novel – set partly in Whitby

Sat Nov 20thSocialNovembers - Coffee Morning will be held at the Rifle Club at 10am on Saturday, 20th November.

so come along and meet friends new and old.
Sat Nov 27thOutingConcert Outing

There will be a concert outing to Scarborough on Saturday, 27th November, to hear the Scarborough Symphony Orchestra play the following programme: Martin Romberg - Symphony of Saints (world première) Dvořák - Cello Concert. Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade.

A coach costing £12 will leave Whitby (Harrison’s Garage) at 5.45pm.

Concert tickets which cost £10.00 will be purchased at the door.

Bookings can be made at the socials on 16th October and 20th November and at the meeting of the Music Appreciation Group which will be held at 2pm on 29th October at the Coliseum.

If you cannot get to any of these events, please contact Trevor Barrowcliffe by email at twbarrowcliffe@yahoo.co.uk, or on 600963.
January 2022
Tue Jan 18thOther

Monthly Lecture Series Tuesday morning / 10.00 – 12.00

Venue: Flowergate Hall Community Arts Centre (just behind the United Reformed Church at the top of Flowergate)

Presentations normally take place on the morning of the third Tuesday each month (* not in normal sequence).

Coffee/tea prior to the lecture session – which usually starts around 10.15am.

Tuesday, January 18th

‘RH Greaves - a man who built bridges’ Bill Jagger

Archive and construction techniques on the building of railway bridges in SE USA (1914 – 1920) – personal and engineering achievement – examination of the photographic archive of railways and construction practices

February 2022
Tue Feb 15thOther

Monthly Lecture Series Tuesday morning / 10.00 – 12.00

Venue: Flowergate Hall Community Arts Centre (just behind the United Reformed Church at the top of Flowergate)

Presentations normally take place on the morning of the third Tuesday each month (* not in normal sequence).

Coffee/tea prior to the lecture session – which usually starts around 10.15am.

Tuesday, February 15th

Fran Sandham

‘A solo walk across Africa’

The adventurers account of his solo walking expedition across Africa

March 2022
Tue Mar 15thOther

Monthly Lecture Series Tuesday morning / 10.00 – 12.00

Venue: Flowergate Hall Community Arts Centre (just behind the United Reformed Church at the top of Flowergate)

Presentations normally take place on the morning of the third Tuesday each month (* not in normal sequence).

Coffee/tea prior to the lecture session – which usually starts around 10.15am.

Tuesday, March 15th

‘Atmospheric phenomena’ Richard Harwood

The history and explanation of aurora and other atmospheric phenomena

April 2022
Tue Apr 26thOther

Monthly Lecture Series Tuesday morning / 10.00 – 12.00

Venue: Flowergate Hall Community Arts Centre (just behind the United Reformed Church at the top of Flowergate)

Presentations normally take place on the morning of the third Tuesday each month (* not in normal sequence).

Coffee/tea prior to the lecture session – which usually starts around 10.15am.

Tuesday, April 26th

‘Old King Coal!’ Fool’s Gold

A live musical presentation of the history and significance of coal to the north east region

May 2022
Tue May 17thOther

Monthly Lecture Series Tuesday morning / 10.00 – 12.00

Venue: Flowergate Hall Community Arts Centre (just behind the United Reformed Church at the top of Flowergate)

Presentations normally take place on the morning of the third Tuesday each month (* not in normal sequence).

Coffee/tea prior to the lecture session – which usually starts around 10.15am.

Tuesday, May 17th

‘Curiosities of the North York Moors’ Jane Ellis
An exploration of some unusual historic and geographic features of the moors

June 2022
Tue Jun 21stOther

Monthly Lecture Series Tuesday morning / 10.00 – 12.00

Venue: Flowergate Hall Community Arts Centre (just behind the United Reformed Church at the top of Flowergate)

Presentations normally take place on the morning of the third Tuesday each month (* not in normal sequence).

Coffee/tea prior to the lecture session – which usually starts around 10.15am.

Tuesday, June 21st – to be announced

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