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 History Group Programme 2017

FEBRUARY:  Tuesday 28th  7:30 pm    Live to Fight Another Dayby Peter Braithwaite
The  remarkable story of Peter Braithwaite's grandfather who led a charmed life through several life-threatening events
MARCH:      Friday 31st      7:30 pm    Magic Lantern and Slide Show.
Jean Farnaby has very kindly donated Alan's Magic Lantern projector to the Archive. This Victorian treasure has a wide range of glass slides from the early 1900s which we are showing on this evening together with more recent slides. Can anybody remember when Alan Farnaby gave a Magic Lantern slide show in the village in the early 1990s?
APRIL:        Tuesday 25th   7:00 pm    Annual General Meeting         
                          7:45 pm    400 Years of Village Charities   by Roy Thompson and John Oakley
A presentation on the development of charitable work in Sheriff Hutton. If you are unaware of the Village Charities, this is a great opportunity to find out more.
MAY:           Tuesday 30th   7:30 pm   Bracken Hill and the 1765 Tithe map. by Neil Hodges
An illustrated presentation of his research into this particular area of the parish, with the Tithe Map to view.
JUNE:          Tuesday 20th   7:30 pm   In Conversation  with John Hendry and Hugh Ainsley
Two "incomers", with echoes from old Sheriff Hutton, explore the archives in very different ways, seeking fresh visions of past scenes and people.  Note change of date from that in earlier listings of the programme.
SEPT:         Tuesday 26th   7:30 pm   The Yorkshire Dialect  by Matthew Townend
An historical study of the Yorkshire Dialect, talking about how dialect has been studied historically and linking it to his earlier talk about the Vikings and Scandinavian heritage.
OCTOBER:   Saturday 14th  1:00 - 4:00 pm  Archives and Artefacts
Exhibition of items about Sheriff Hutton History - further details later.
DECEMBER:    Friday 1st     7:30 pm    A Trip Down Memory Line  by Richard Haste.
Some railway curiosities within 20 miles of Sheriff Hutton; this presentation by Richard Haste has the promise of another enjoyable and informative evening.
To all these events, admission charges: Members £2, Visitors £3
The archive research team meets in the Village Hall most Mondays from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. Visitors are welcome to join us to make general enquiries, to give us information (interesting stories from the past), to donate items to the Archive or to bring in old photographs or documents that can be scanned to provide images for our digital archive.
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