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Society Programme

The Society usually meets on the first Wednesday of the month from September to May at the Masonic Hall, Selby Road, at 7:30pm. You would be made very welcome at our meetings and have the satisfaction of knowing that you are playing an active part in shaping the development of Howden.


2016 PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
2 DEC  2015 CHRISTMAS DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT -
6:15pm for 6:45pm
 Traditional fare and entertainment for members and guests. 
6 JAN 2016 CLARICE CLIFF - Pat Osborne.
 Learn about this iconic ceramic artist and her influence on
20th century British taste. 
3 FEB 2016 MY LIFE AS A MAGISTRATE’S CLERK - Maynard Cox.
A reflection on his experiences.
2 MAR 2016
N.B. 7pm START
EASIER GARDENING - Tony Featherstone.
Examples and suggestions from an experienced gardener.

Followed by Annual General Meeting 2016
6 APR 2016 A WALK THROUGH BEVERLEY - Paul Schofield.
Pictures and stories about our beautiful County town.
11 MAY 2016
(Please note the date)
THE VICTORIA COUNTY HISTORY - Professor David Crouch.
Professor Crouch reveals the latest volume of this valuable reference series – the story of Howdenshire.
1 JUN 2016 A GUIDED WALK THROUGH BEVERLEY - With Paul Schofield..

Sunday 3 JUL 2016 HOWDEN SHOW
Have a fun filled day and vist our stall.
7 SEP 2016 THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME - Godfrey Bloom.
Our local military historian explains what was happening in the trenches 100 years ago.
8th - 11th SEP 2016
HERITAGE OPEN DAYS
A chance to visit places that are normally closed to the public.
5 OCT  2016
N.B. 7pm START
ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT - 7pm Start
Welcome to all those who have participated in our awards schemes in the past year, as well as our members and guests.
Followed by:
THE WOMAN WHO DIDN’T EXIST - Clive & Kath Richardson.
An enthralling story……..
2 NOV  2016 ‘CHRISTMAS COMES BUT ONCE A YEAR..’
                - Fairfax House Volunteers

Find out how a Georgian Christmas was celebrated in Fairfax House.
7 DEC  2016 CHRISTMAS DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT -
 Traditional fare and entertainment for members and guests. 
Early DEC  2016 HOWDEN LATE NIGHT OPENING FOR CHRISTMAS.
Howden Civic Society sponsors the 'Best Christmas Shop Window Competition', so check out the windows that are taking part.