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Club Programme 2019-20

All meetings take place at the Yorkshire Hotel Harrogate unless otherwise stated. If you are interested in attending one  of our meetings please email – Meeting start at 7.30



May 1st Club meeting


May 15th Speaker meeting

The history & families of Kiplin Hall,

Scorton, Richmond

Cathrien van Hak




June 5th Club meeting


June 19th Summer Outing

Visit to Kiplin Hall, Nr Scorton, Richmond at 2pm followed by afternoon tea


July 3rd Club meeting


July 17th Speaker Meeting

‘Park Life’, The Parks of Harrogate District, Sue Wood




July 19th ‘End of term’ Social event

Community Venue to be confirmed


September 4th Club meeting


September 18th Speaker meeting

Renowned Gemologist takes us through the ‘History of Diamonds’. Demonstrates with samples!

Robert Bolton


October 2nd Friendship Evening

Featuring the Club Links with Japan

Theme Japan

Sandra Jowett & Tricia

October 16th


Speaker meeting

Children of Nepal. Heather Shipman  talks about her visit to Nepal and the work with children there



October 12th 86th Charter Dinner, The Dower House Knaresborough  


November 6th Club meeting


November 10th Remembrance Sunday– laying of poppy wreaths throughout the District


November 20th Speaker meeting

A Christmas Carol

Chris Cade – Actor/storyteller who creates opportunity for audience participation in his presentation

December 4th Club meeting


December 11th Christmas Party

Ascot House Hotel Kings Road Harrogate

January 15th Club meeting


February 5th


Club meeting

Programme Action Team,

Sandra Jowett & Penny Broadley

February 19th Social Evening & Supper

“Winter Warbles”

Di Fleming  & Jen Berry

March 4th


Club meeting

March 18th


Speaker meeting

Lies , damned lies & statistics

Barbara Dickson, Registrar

April 1st


Club meeting

April 15th


AGM followed by supper