The Group meets on a Friday evening at 7.30 pm and me are held once a fortnight ( normally the 2nd and 4th Fridays ) in the period from September to April; the last meeting of the programme being the AGM which is held at the end of April annually.The meetings are held in Snape Village Institute.
Some meetings are based on a discussion with a group member leading on a specific subject, others are where we invite in a Guest Speaker.
Meetings between the AGM and Annual Exhibition ( August Bank Holiday Monday) are for members to consider and prepare material for the Exhibition.
Admission is £2.50 for non members, who are welcome at all speaker and general discussion evenings
PROGRAMME SEPTEMBER 2019 to APRIL 2020
26 August: ANNUAL EXHIBITION - 1 pm to 5 pm at Laurel Grove, Snape. The Exhibition is on at the same time as
Snape Annual Show.
6th September INTO THE STONE - Life and death in the early Cleveland mining settlements. llustrated talk by Tony Nicholson (who previously gave us a talk about the letters found in his attic)
20th September CHARLES DICKENS - The quintessential Victorian author - his life and writing. Illustrated talk by Isobel Stirk.
4th October: MEMBER'S EVENING - To discuss and make plans.
18th October: MORE MILBANKS - The lives of Alexina and Frederick Milbank of Thorp Perrow . Illustrated talk by Ann Orton of Barningham Local History Group.
1st November THE 17TH CENTURY SCOTTISH SOLDIER - Durham University project revealing their lives and deaths. Illustrated talk by Professor Charlotte Roberts.
15th November MY PAST IN PIECES - A discussion evening led by one of our members, Inger Reis.
29th November GEORGE H. GREENHAM - born in Austria in 1835 and became a Detective Chief Inspector in the Metropolitan Police Service in Scotland Yard. His extremely interesting career and life. An illustrate talk by Mr R Latter.
13th December. MEMBER'S EVENING. - bring along a few curiosities to talk about or with noes about their relevance.
12th January. SLHG NEW YEAR LUNCH - venue to be decided.
24th January. WILLIAM AND LINDA - adventures, love and sacrifice - an Edwardian romance with a ink to Rokeby. An illustrated talk by Tony Wood.
7th February. KING ARTHUR- myth or Yorkshire man? An illustrated talk by Alistair Hill.
21st February. COUNTRY LIFE- country childhood in words and music. An interesting presentation by Zeke Deighton..
6th March.. OLD RURAL SCENES - photographs, predominately farming scenes of yesteryear . Discussion evening with photographs from a member's collection.
20th March. MEMBER'S EVENING - to make plans for our August Exhibition..
3rd April. THE HUMBLE SERVANT - with local links. An illustrated talk by Marion Moverley.
24th April. A.G.M. plus an opportunity to make suggestions and plan future activities, followed by a finger buffet - please bring a small plate of food to share.
Member's Exhibition planning meetings - 15 May, 19 June and 31 July.
31st August: ANNUAL EXHIBITION - 1 pm to 5 pm at Laurel Grove, Snape. The Exhibition is on at the same time as the Snape Annual Show.