Georgian Society for East Yorkshire

Forthcoming Events

The Society is involved in a number of events around the year, some of which it is the organiser, and others in which it is an active participant or which it wishes to promote to a wider audience. This page lists forthcoming events.

There are also regular visits to properties inside and outside East Yorkshire, which are listed on the Forthcoming Visits page - see elsewhere on this page for a link.

St Mary's Lowgate Fund Raising Talk 3

St Mary's Lowgate, Hull

9 Sep: HOME, Sweet OMENS Speaker: Dr Alec Gill MBE An imaginary walk through an old-fashioned superstitious household. Superstitions inhabited every corner of our ancestors' homes. Taboo beliefs influenced daily life - and inhabited every nook and cranny of the home. In that sense, superstition was a home-spun religion. (read more...)

Local History Book Fair


16 Sep: The Local History Book Fair will be held at Hull Minster. (read more...)

St Mary's Lowgate Fund Raising Talk 4

St Mary's Lowgate, Hull

10 Oct: Joseph Pease - one of Hull's greatest entrepreneurs of the 18th Century Speaker: Michael Free, Hessle Local History Society Joseph Pease was a Hull merchant who established the first bank in Yorkshire. Having established himself in the oil seed refining industry, he moved into whiting manufacture, paint production, shipping, whaling, insurance and finally into banking. He eventually set himself ... (read more...)


Whitefriargate Pediment

4 Nov: Lecture: GEORGIAN HULL REVISITED by John Scotney, Chairman, Hull Civic Society Own transport Members: £12 Non-members: £15 (read more...)

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