Whitby Civic Society

President Mr M Dawson
Vice President Mr B Atkinson
Chairman-Dr John Field
vice Chair Mrs B Bayliss
Secretary Mr D. James
Treasurer Ms L Thompson

Whitby Heritage Open Days 2016, Saturday, September 10th & Sunday September 11th

Whitby, in common with towns all over Britain and indeed Europe opens up places of special interest without charges to visitors and towns people alike. A free leaflet with more details and a map will be available at the Tourist Office

Opening Times

ST.HILDA'S CHURCH, WEST CLIFF SUN 14.30-16.30 Built 1884. Fabric, furnishings and stained glass of interest. Guided tours.
VICTORIA SPA WELL HOUSE, BROOMFIELD TERRACE (OFF BAGDALE) SAT SUN 10.00-14.00 Chalybeate Spa Well House. Grade II listed building.
ST.HILDA'S RC CHURCH, BRUNSWICK STREET SAT SUN 14.30-16.30 Built 1867 in 13th cent Gothic style.
CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST, BRUNSWICK STREET. SAT 10.00-16.00 SUN 12.30-15.30 Built 1848 in Early English style
UNITARIAN CHAPEL, FLOWERGATE SAT SUN 11.00-16.00 The Rev. Francis Haydn Williams, Minister of the Chapel from 1888-1910.played an active role in the town .
ST. NINIAN'S CHURCH, BAXTERGATE SAT 11.00-15.00 SUN 11.30-15.00 Vernacular building of 1778. Access via double steps up from street level.
WHITBY JET HERITAGE CENTRE, CHURCH STREET (NEAR BOTTOM OF 199 CHURCH STAIRS) SAT SUN 11.00-16.00 An original 19th century jet workshop.
WHITBY YARDS EVENT (INFORMATION AT CLARKS YARD, JUNCTION OF BRIDGE STREET AND CHURCH STREET) SAT SUN 11.00-13.00, 14.00-16.00 Visit three yards of 17th/18th century cottages(Clark's Yard, Borough Place, Blackburn's Yard). Residents will be available to talk to visitors.
YHA WHITBY, ABBEY HOUSE (BEHIND ABBEY VISITOR CENTRE; APPROACH VIA ACCESS ROAD TO THE LEFT OF THE CENTRE) SAT SUN 13.30-17.00 LAST ADMISSION 16.30 Grade I listed building. Many historical features from 12th to 19th centuries. Guided tours.
WHITBY GEORGIAN GUIDED WALK SUN 11.00-12.30 A walk through some of the Georgian streets on the west side of the town. Pre-booking not required (see leaflet for details.). Meet at Whale Bones near Capt. Cook statue

Very Important Meeting

September 19th

Decision Making in Planning Policies and Development
David Walker - Planning Services Manager
Marcus Whitmore - Area Planning Manager
David Hand - Senior Planning Policy Officer

There will be opportunity to ask questions on these matters as well as Neighbourhood Planning.