- Sunday 15th October 2017 – WENTWORTH WOODHOUSE
A very well attended trip to Wentworth Woodhouse by coach from Thorner with over 30 members attending. A private escorted tour of the House and Gardens was thoroughly enjoyed by all.
Friday 18th November 2016- CHATSWORTH
This was a very well attended trip with 38 members and friends attending.
- A Coach took the party to Chatsworth where the highlights included a visit to the Farm Shop, the famous Christmas Fair and an incredible Nutcracker themed display in the house itself.
- Saturday 18th April 2015 – Seacroft Village Walk
A guided tour of old Seacroft Village. Open the document below for a potted history of Seacroft Village
- Seacroft 1st flyer
- Tuesday 25th March 2014
Vulcan Experience, Doncaster
A trip to see the last remaining Vulcan
- Saturday 29th June 2013
A Trip on the North Yorkshire Moors railway from Pickering to Historic Whitby
THE SECRET LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS
WEDNESDAY 22ND NOVEMBER 2017 THORNER VICTORY HALL
Pat Osborne will be giving a talk on Dickens “Behind Closed Doors).
Doors Open 7:00 pm
Talk stats 7:30
Dickens flyer 04 22Nov
THE SUFFRAGETTE MOVEMENT
Tuesday 18th April 2017
Rita Saville-Stones will be giving a talk on the Suffragette movement at 7:30 in Thorner Victory Hall.
This year’s AGM will be on Monday 16th May, at 7.00pm in theMethodist Meeting Room, Main Street, Thorner.This meeting is the business meeting to elect the committee and collect subscriptions now due for 2016, Members and prospective members are all welcome with tea, coffee and biscuits.
WALKING TOUR OF SHADWELL
A Walking Tour of Shadwell has been arranged for Thursday 19th May 2016 at 6.00pm with an optional meal at the Red Lion afterwards.This event is mainly open to members as numbers are limited.There is no charges for the walk but if you will be expected to pay for your meal at the Red Lion.
VICTORIAN SUPPER WALK
Leeds Civic Trust has agreed to arrange a Victorian & Edwardian Supper Walk of Leeds for us on Thursday 14th July 2016 @ 7.00pm. The price for this event has yet to be established.
MEMBERS SOCIAL EVENING
A very successful Social Evening was held on Wednesday 3rd February at the Beehive, Main Street, Thorner where members were treated to a two or three course meal and a drink at a special members discounted rate. The evening was rounded off by a topical quiz prepared by our own Richard Bould
GHOST WALK – FRIDAY 2nd OCTOBER
A ghost walk around the spooky streets of old York
- THACKRAY MUSEUM – SATURDAY 24TH OCTOBER
- THORNER GALA – SATURDAY 27TH JUNE
- Tuesday 26th MAY 2015 @ 7:30pm – Victory Hall, Carr Lane, Thorner
Ann Lister of SHIBDEN HALL
A talk by Pat Osborne of a fascinating Yorkshire land owner and diarist who “married” a wealthy heiress Ann Walker. She was responsible for the renovation and landscaping of Shibden Hall.
- THORNER FILM CLUB with THORNER HISTORICAL
Christmas Film Evening on Tuesday 16th December 2014 @ 7.30 pm in the Victory Hall, Carr Lane, Thorner
The 100 Year Old man Who Climbed Out of the Window & Disappeared
- Wednesday 29th October 2014 @7:30 pm
Thorner Victory Hall
WORLD WAR ONE – A FORGOTTEN HISTORY
A presentation by Richard Wimpenny
World War I has been regarded for too long as an unmitigated disaster – an unnecessary war conducted by a bunch of brutal incompetent generals. Why was this, and why despite being lead by a bunch of ‘incompetents’ did the British army manage to achieve a quite stunning victory? Watch this space!!
- Saturday 21st June 2014 10:00 – 16:00
AFTER THE WAR CAME VICTORY
an exhibition of photos, images and artefacts relating to Thorner during the First World War. There will also be a slideshow of images of Thorner during the years leading up to the conflict.This is part of a larger event taking place in the Victory Hall with paintings from the Thorner Art Group on the subject of WW1.The book recently produced by David Miller “After the War came Victory” will also be on sale.