Lecture Programme



23rd October

York Minster in Close Up - The Exterior.

Catherine Sotheran



13th November

The 1951 Revival of York's Mystery Plays.

Margaret Scott




15th January

Baile Hill, York's Second Castle: The Excavations of 1968-69.

Peter Addyman


12th February

The Red Tower and Foss Islands.

Ian Tempest

18th March

Casting a New Light on Archaeology - Cutting Edge Research into Multi-Spectral Imaging from the Air.

Tony Hunt

15th April

The Acomb Assemblage.

Tania Dickinson


13th May

Raids Over York.

Nick Beilby

17th June


AGM followed by The Tadcaster Excursion

Angela Wheatcroft and Rosemary Suttill.

Getting There

All lectures are held in the Friends' Meeting House, Friargate, York. 

Lectures begin at 7.30pm although we happily provide the opportunity to enjoy refreshments and a chat from 6.45pm in the Meeting House foyer (limited seating available).

The Meeting House is accessible for wheelchair users and has a hearing loop in place. Please contact us regarding your needs if you have any access concerns as we are keen to be an accessible and disability-friendly group.


Parking - Castle car park 200m flat walk.

Bus - Clifford St/Friargate junction stop; bus numbers 4 and 7.

Train - York Railway Station 1km walk.

Change of schedule: due to virus, lectures cancelled until further notice. 

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