Clements Hall
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Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe and South Bank areas of York

Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe and South Bank areas of York

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Local History Talks 2019


Friday 18 January 7.30pm
Bishy Road – 150 years of our local shopping street. Susan Major (CHLHG)

Friday 29 March 7.30pm
'A very very very fine house': researching family and house history in
Wentworth Road. Louise Wheatley (Fishergate, Fulford & Heslington Local
History Group)

Friday 10 May 7.30pm
The Wood family of the River Ouse. John Shaw
(Yorkshire Architectural and York Archaeological Society)

Friday 19 July 7.00pm - booking essential.
Clementhorpe, South Bank and Scarcroft in WW1: a guided walk. (CHLHG)

Friday 20 September 7.30pm
Cultivating in the City: the growth of York’s allotment gardens.
Ross Wilson (University of Nottingham)

Friday 29 November 7.30pm
The Demon Drink: a history of pubs in South Bank. Rob Stay (CHLHG)

You can become a member of the History Group for a small sum of £5 for the year, which gives you reduced entry (£1) to talks. Non members are also very welcome, at a cost of £3 on the door.

All meetings take place at Clements Hall in Nunthorpe Road, York, starting at 7.30pm (the summer historical walk usually starts from the Hall).

There are a small number of free parking spaces near Clements Hall. It is also easily accessible from the station (10 minutes on foot) and by buses stopping in Blossom Street (walk along Moss Street opposite the Reel Cinema).

Contact us via Clements Hall on 01904 466086 or email enquiries@clementshall.org.uk


 

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Bishy Road – 150 years of our local shopping street
Some of our shops have accommodated the same trades for over a hundred years, while some reflect shopping trends as they changed over the twentieth century. We do know that people have very fond memories of the street. Read more