Lectures will also be live-streamed over zoom (subject to agreement).
The zoom link will be sent to members and shared in social channels nearer the time - contact us if you'd like to be notified.
Recordings of these lectures, where available, can be viewed on our YouTube channel
2023/24 Season :
Wednesday 11th October: John Oxley
York’s World Heritage Bid: update and background information
Wednesday 8th November: John Shaw
Hugh Murray's Photographs and Photographers
Wednesday 10th January: Anna Cook, YAYAS Archivist
1954 Twelfth Night Quiz - echoes of Florence E Wright
Wednesday 14th February : Susan Major, Clements Hall Local History Group
The story of the scoria brick in York's back alleys: a Victorian recycling success
Wednesday 13th March : Ian Tempest
Combs, Cobblers, Chicory - work in 1840's York
*Change to original Programme*
Wednesday 10th April : Jonathan French
Preservation of York's Parish Churches
Wednesday 8th May : Helen Whittaker MA FMGP, Barley Studio, York
Commemorative Stained Glass: inspirations and insights.
Wednesday 12th June : AGM
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.