Previous Meetings

Recent meetings have covered a wide range of subjects, and some examples are below:

DateEventTitle or LocationSpeaker or ContactTalk Comments
2024 Meetings
3rd JulyLive Talk at Oatlands"A Walk in the Eden Valley" (Change from original programme)Roger Oldfield
20th June"A Pie and a Pint"Tap on Tower StreetFrank Smith
19th JuneLive Talk at Oatlands"Dei Goes to War"Alan Pugh
12th JuneVisit to Allerton Waste Recovery siteAllerton Park & GoldsboroughFrank Smith
5th JuneLive Talk at Oatlands"Highwaymen"Eric Jackson
15th MayLive Talk at Oatlands"Street Angels"Paul Blakely
9th May"A Pie and a Pint"Tap on Tower StreetFrank Smith
8th MayInformal LunchMalt Shovel, BreartonFrank Smith
1st MayLive Talk at OatlandsOatlandsNeil Hanson
24th AprilOtley Courthouse Visit and LunchOtley CourthouseFrank Smith
17th AprilLive Talk at Oatlands"The Big Freeze"David Davies
11th April"A Pie and a Pint"Tap on Tower StreetFrank Smith
3rd AprilLive Talk at Oatlands"Formula 1 British Champions"Graham Read
20th March2024 AGMOatlandsDavid Peckett
7th March"A Pie and a Pint"Tap on Tower StreetFrank Smith
6th MarchLive Talk at Oatlands"Yorkshire Shipping"Roy Cressey
21st FebruaryLive Talk at Oatlands"North York Moors Railway"Ron Pickering
8th February"A Pie and a Pint"Tap on Tower StreetFrank Smith
7th FebruaryLive Talk at Oatlands"The Victorian Internet"Keith Drinkwater
17th JanuaryInformal Dinner"Papa's", Prince's SquareFrank Smith
17th JanuaryLive Talk at Oatlands"The Golden Age of Piracy"Peter Spedding
10th JanuaryLegless WalkWilliam & Victoria, Cold Bath RoadBill Orr
3rd JanuaryLive Talk at Oatlands"What a Way to Run a Railway"Stuart Lines
2023 Meetings
13th DecemberChristmas LunchWest Park HotelJohn Fordyce
6th December"A Pie and a Pint"Tap on Tower StreetFrank Smith
29th NovemberInformal LunchPranzo", Cold Bath RoadFrank Smith
15th NovemberLive Talk at Oatlands"Work of the Woodland Trust"Keith Wilkinson
1st NovemberLive Talk at Oatlands"Tales from the Schoolroom"Ann Whiers
19th October"A Pie and a Pint"Tap on Tower StreetFrank Smith
18th OctoberLive Talk at Oatlands"Telling t'Tale" (Yorkshire dialect)Rod Dimbleby
11th OctoberInformal Lunch"Guy Fawkes", ScottonFrank Smith
4th OctoberLive Talk at Oatlands"Organ Donations"Mark Smith
27th SeptemberSel-Drive OutingYork - Holgate Windmill and Cold War BunkerFrank Smith
20th SeptemberLive Talk at Oatlands"The Day That Changed My Life"Malcolm Brooke
6th SeptemberLive Talk at Oatlands"Stained Glass - a Mystery Trade"Ian Tomlinson
23rd AugustSummer LunchWest Park HotelJohn Fordyce
17th August"A Pie and a Pint"Tap on Tower StreetFrank Smith
16th AugustLive Talk at Oatlands"A Virtual Tour of York Minster"Paul Medforth
9th AugustInformal LunchFiskFrank Smith
2nd AugustLive Talk at Oatlands"Familiarity with the Modern Digital World"Dave Power
20th July"A Pie and a Pint"Tap on Tower StreetFrank Smith
19th JulyLive Talk at Oatlands"Ticket to Darjeeling"Tony Thorndike
5th JulyLive Talk at Oatlands"Rugby League Ref"David Asquith
22nd June"A Pie and a Pint"Tap on Tower StreetFrank Smith
21st JuneLive Talk at Oatlands"Full- and Part-Time Tales"Paul Whiteley
14th JuneInformal DinnerSukothaiFrank Smith
7th JuneLive Talk at Oatlands"A 1960s Childhood - Boys' Toys"Timothy Edwards
17th MayLive Talk at Oatlands"Fake News"Julian Morgan
10th MayInformal LunchKonak Meze, Mount ParadeFrank Smith
3rd MayLive Talk at Oatlands"Love Food - Hate Waste"Jeff CoatesClick here
19th AprilLive Talk at Oatlands"Land of the Midnight Sun (Iceland)"Geoffrey Pawson
5th AprilLive Talk at Oatlands"Mercy Ships"Alan Kershaw
15th MarchBuffet Lunch and Annual General MeetingOatlands ClubDavid Peckett
8th MarchInformal LunchDomoDavid Clayden
1st MarchLive Talk at Oatlands"Britain at Ease (1945-59)"David DaviesClick here
15th FebruaryLive Talk at Oatlands"The Joy of Sheds"Brian PentelowClick here
8th FebruaryInformal LunchThree's a CrowdDavid Clayden
1st FebruaryLive Talk at Oatlands“Bruges & Belgium – A Travelogue”Elizabeth EdwardsClick here
18th JanuaryLive Talk at Oatlands"How Family History Wrote my Novel"Janet Dean
11th JanuaryInformal LunchPranzoDavid Clayden
4th JanuaryLive Talk at Oatlands"A Village Headmaster"Dr John RidleyClick here