Society Events 2019

Civic Society Meetings are at the Library on Vernon Road at 2.30 p.m. (unless otherwise indicated)

There is a charge of £2 per head at Society Meetings or £3 for non-members.

9 April           

Anne Morley presentation       “Scarborough’s Children’s Charities”

          Born and raised near Middlesbrough, Anne Morley went into a teaching career, and met husband John at an NUT meeting at Scarborough library. She taught at Brompton Hall and Woodlands schools, and joined the Learning Support Department at the Tech – later Yorkshire Coast College. They are involved with various charities, including St John Ambulance and the Rainbow Centre, and Anne is a member of the Writers’ Circle. She had her first book, Curiosities from Scarborough’s Children’s Charities, published last year; in it she researches the Amicable Society, the Scarborough United Scholarships Foundation and the John Kendall Trust.

12 April          

Lunch at Scarborough TEC restaurant NINETEEN 09 click here for booking information

14 May           

 Chris Perry will give an illustrated talk about 

  ‘Scarborough’s Ornamental Shelters and the Work of the Shelters Group’ 

11 June                

A Morning Walk on North Side  to start at 10.00am from St Mary’s Church, near Anne Bronte’s Grave and finish at St Columba’s Church

9 July                    

 A talk by Matt Parsons about

‘Sirius Minerals and the  North Yorkshire Development’ and its effect on the area'

13 August           

 An Afternoon Walk on South Cliff to start at 2.00pm from Holbeck Clock Tower (Time about 90 minutes)

10 September  

 Chris Hall will talk about

  ‘The S D Adshead’s 1938 Proposals for the Development of Scarborough.’    

8 October           

 Mark Vesey will talk about 

His experiences as a Scarborough Borough Councillor  

12 November    

Peter Craggs from Whitby Civic Society will give a presentation about

  ‘Ghost Signs in Whitby.’

17 December    

 Christmas Coffee Morning at Red Lea