Previous Meetings

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

DateEventTitle or LocationSpeaker or ContactTalk Comments
2021 Meetings
21st JulyOnline Talk"A Pillar of Society? Nelson and his Loves"Cathy ShelbourneClick here
7th JulyOnline Talk"Hotels in the Sky"Mike Ogden
16th JuneOnline Talk"Scams and How to Avoid Them"Brad AshtonClick here
2nd JuneOnline Talk"Masters of Mirth"Mike StorrClick here
19th MayOnline Talk"Tales from Dringhouses Railway"Rosemary Cook
5th MayOnline Talk"The Mad Moles of Edge Hill Past and Present, and the Williamson Tunnels in Edge Hill"Tom StapledonClick here
21st AprilOnline Talk"The Job of a Laughtime"Brad AshtonClick here
7th AprilOnline Talk"History of Barnbow Munitions Works"Eric JacksonClick here
17th MarchVirtual Annual General Meeting---David PeckettMinutes are here
3rd MarchOnline Talk"Nidderdale Yesterday"David Alred
17th FebruaryOnline Talk"NT Treasurer's House, York, Ghosts"Glennis Whyte
3rd FebruaryOnline Talk"Across the Pennines by Narrowboat"Ian Wright
20th JanuaryOnline Talk"Cruising Along the Rhine"Eric Songhurst
6th JanuaryOnline Talk"Time Through the Ages"John Hope
2020 Meetings
16th DecemberOnline Talk"Fracking & Future Energy Resources"Bill Rigby
2nd DecemberOnline Talk"Wentworth Woodhouse"Trevor Moody
18th NovemberOnline Talk"Studley Royal Water Gardens"Mike Bevington
4th NovemberOnline Talk"Bentley Boys - The Playboy Racers"David Skillen
21st October"Developments in the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service"Mike Bevington
March - OctoberMeetings cancelled
26th FebruaryLunchtime Social"The Coach and Horses", West Park, HarrogateDavid Clayden
19th FebruaryTalk"Southampton to Cape Horn"Greta KnightClick here
5th FebruaryTalk"Harrogate Walking Tours""Harry"Click here
22nd JanuaryTalk"Walking the Leeds-Liverpool Canal"Pat ClarkeClick here
8th JanuaryTalk"We Apologise for the Delay (Railway Humour)"Geoff QueenClick here
2019 Meetings
11th DecemberCarol Concert"The Club", Victoria AvenueDavid Clayden
4th DecemberChristmas LunchOakdale Golf ClubDavid Clayden
20th NovemberTalk"Pompeii - Romans Face-to-Face"Gillian HovellClick here
6th NovemberTalk"The Golden Age of Radio Comedy"Geoff TwentymanClick here
16th OctoberTalk"The Salvation Army Overseas"John WainwrightClick here
2nd OctoberTalk"Social Life in the 19th Century"Edgar Holroyd-DovetonClick here
18th SeptemberTalkMember's Talk - "Trapped in a Canal"Tim EynonClick here
4th SeptemberTalk"Lasting Power of Attorney made Simple"Jackie LewisClick here
28th AugustSummer LunchHollins HallTim Eynon
21st AugustTalk"Tuesday's Travels"Jane McKeown
7th AugustTalk"Dinky Toys"Chris KnightClick here
17th JulyTalk"Cyber Crime"Jerry HollandClick here
3rd JulyTalk"John Barran - Leeds Clothier"Alan PughClick here
19th JuneTalk"From Priesthood to Engineering"Franklin ShutzClick here
5th JuneTalk"History of our Canals"Eric Jackson
15th MayTalk"The Awkward Neighbours"David Davies
1st MayTalk"Giants in the Sky - Zeppelins in WW1"David SkillenClick here
17th AprilTalk"History of Beningbrough and its Gardens"Bob Mansfield
3rd AprilTalk"Historical Events in South Africa"Jane McKeownClick here
20th MarchLunch & AGMOatlands Mount ClubDavid Peckett--
6th MarchTalkYet More Members' TalesLothar Trinogga
20th FebruaryTalkMore Members' TalesJeff HeenanClick here
6th FebruaryTalk"The Woodland Trust"David MasonClick here
16th JanuaryTalk"Members' Tales - IKB"Peter RixClick here
2nd JanuaryTalk"Inspirational Leads"Tony MallettClick here
2018 Meetings
21st NovemberTalk"It's a Secret, Pt II - The Zimmerman Telegram"Keith DrinkwaterClick here
7th NovemberTalk"Tutankhamun"Eric JacksonClick here
17th OctoberTalk"The Army Foundation College"Lt Col Richard HallClick here
3rd OctoberTalk"The Auckland Project"Lee BransonClick here
19th SeptemberTalk"Citizens ' Advice - Scams"Mr E PickeringClick here
5th SeptemberTalk"Knitters, Nailers and Traitors"David SkillenClick here
29th AugustSummer LunchHollins HallDavid Button
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15th AugustTalk"So you think you've got a problem"Arthur KaufmanClick here
1st AugustTalk"Iconic Road Cars"Graham ReadClick here
18th JulyTalk"Chippendale Unstuck"Jack MetcalfeClick here
4th JulyTalk"Alms Houses"Eric JacksonClick here
20th JuneTalk"Doctors without Borders"Andy DennisClick here
6th JuneTalk"Gamblers Anonymous"Paul IsherwoodClick here
16th MayTalk"The Grey Years: 1990 - 1997"David DaviesClick here
2nd MayTalk"The Changing Face of Newspapers"Jane McKeownClick here
18th AprilTalk"Life in the NHS - It Only Hurts When I Laugh"Jeff JacklinClick here
4th AprilTalk"Cragside and Lord Armstrong: the History of Cragside, Lord Armstrong's Creation"Trevor MoodyClick here
21st March25th Anniversary AGM and LunchOatlands Club--"Harrogate Advertiser" report here
7th MarchTalk"Rudding Park"Simon MackanessClick here
21st FebruaryTalk"National Trust - The Lake District and NE England"Terry FrazierClick here
7th FebruaryTalkMember's Tale - "It's a Secret"Keith DrinkwaterClick here
17th JanuaryTalk"Istanbul - The City of Intrigue"Jocelyn BrooksClick here
3rd JanuaryTalk"Member's Tale"Chris McDevittClick here