Howden Civic Society

Help protect and improve our town

Howden Civic Society Programme 2021





Jan 6th



No meetings to be held during these months.

Feb 3rd


Mar 3rd



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


Howden Show



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


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.