Howden Civic Society

Help protect and improve our town

Howden Civic Society Programme 2021

 

Date

Title

Speaker

Jan 6th

 

 

No meetings to be held during these months.

Feb 3rd

 

Mar 3rd

 

AGM

It is hoped that this will be our first meeting in the new year. If the situation is unchanged a “virtual” meeting will be held.

April 7th

The Metham family

Graham Wilton

Local Medieval Historian

May 12th

"The Parisi - Britons and Romans in Eastern Yorkshire."

 

Dr. Peter Halkon

Hull University. A landscape archaeologist, with particular interest in the later prehistoric and Roman periods.

June 2nd

The Hiring fairs of East Yorkshire: The highlight of the rural year,

1850 – 1925

Dr. Stephen Caunce

Historian. PhD through the Institute for Dialect and Folk Life Studies at the University of Leeds

July

Howden Show

 

Aug

No meeting

 

Sep 1st

A local perspective

 

Susan Butler

Local Historian and author

Oct 6th

The working life of a Magistrate’s clerk

 

Neil Marquis

Retired Legal Team Manager

Nov 3rd

The history of the Conservation Movement

Stephen Walker

Conservation Officer

East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Dec

Christmas lunch

 

Meetings are held in the Masonic Hall, Selby Road, Howden and start at 7.30 p.m. Admission for Civic Society members is £1 and for guests, who are welcome to join us, it is £2. Light refreshments are included.