We wish you a warm welcome from

Whitby Civic Society


Why not come along and attend our next Lecture



For those who missed, or for those who would like to remind themselves of the excellent talk in May 2019 by Matt Parsons, please click on the link below to view the slides used :-



Why not treat yourself to a copy of our newest publication : WHITBY CONSERVATION AREA

Priced at just £1 and is available for sale at all WCS events plus our Lectures at The Coliseum.








              Bram Stoker's Blue Plaque                           Storm Gate, West Pier                      Victoria Spa Well               Morte d'Arthur


            New West Cliff Shelter                                       The HMHS Rohilla Memorial Plaque                        Xmas Tree in St Mary's Church


Example of a Whitby Ghost Sign- Wesley Hall, Church St. (Now & Then)  


 Whitby In Bloom won a certificate of Excellence for their Alice Garden in November 2019


The Whitby Civic Society, Registered Charity Number 1055396, exists to instill civic pride in the town.

It looks at new planning to see that no damage is done to the character of the town. It educates people

in the history of the town and rewards people who have helped to enhance the character of the town via

the awarding of Blue Plaques and Certificates of Excellence.

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Contact Information

Chairman : Dr John Field
5 Borough Place
North Yorkshire
YO22 4BJ