Welcome


Thank you for visiting us and we hope that you will discover all you want to know about who we are and what we are doing by browsing through our website.

Whether or not, we should be very pleased to meet you at any of our monthly talks etc and you can find full details of all of these on the Talks & Meetings page. A brief resume of the recent talks can also be found there.

Should you need more, please use the Contact page and, in any case, please leave your comments and suggestions there too - we would be glad to hear from you.


Clitheroe Town Trail

 

If you want to know more about the town, it's history and places of interest then take a look at our town trail here...

Clitheroe-Town-Trail-4-10-2018

 

Next Talk / Meeting

Wednesday 3 April - 7:30 PM to 9:00 pm

The Restoration of the Flying Scotsman, and The History of Ribble Valley Rail

Talks presented by Colin Green - Riley And Son (E) Ltd Premier Locomotive Works Heywood and

Ribble Valley Rail (actual speaker/s to be confirmed)

This meeting to be held at The Grand York Street Clitheroe

Monday 13 May - 7:30 PM to 9:08 pm

Charles Waterton 'The man who rode a crocodile'

Steve Ragnall, Maritime Historian

Next AGM / Committee Meeting

News & Events

Monday 4 February 2019

Postcards of Clitheroe

The Society has been able to scan some 800 old postcards of Clitheroe.

These scans are available for purchase. See email addresses below.

 

Sunday 17 February 2019

Lancashire 500 -1500 Re-envisioning our medieval history and heritage

 

Dr Fiona Edmunds of Lancaster University, who spoke to us last year about the Celts & Scandinavians  in Bowland, is running a course at Whalley Abbey  on 5th April.

Monday 18 March 2019

‘At Home’ with Lancaster Archaeological and Historical Society

‘Historic Lancaster’

Lancashire Local History Federation

‘At Home’ with Lancaster Archaeological and Historical Society

Saturday 15 June 2019

9.30-c.4.15 Quaker Meeting House, Lancaster (adjacent to station)

See all the News & Events

Clitheroe Civic Society

Why not become a fully paid up member?

Subscription is only £18 per anum and is free to students (if you are under 18).
You can join at any of the meetings or leave a request on the Contact page and we will get back to you.

View across the Valley

Photo by Will Downing

Join the Society

Encourage Civic Pride

Volunteering to take practical action to improve our local environment and support the growth of civic pride as with the Pinnacle Project. >

Find Out About Our Local History & Culture

To provide resources for research and education about the geography, history, culture and architecture of the area as with the Clitheroe Town Trail. >

Help Us Preserve Our History

To ensure the preservation, protection and promotion of features of historic or public interest in the town like the preservation of the Clitheroe Advertiser & Times bound volumes. >

Have a Voice on Planning Proposals

Help us improve and promote high standards of planning, design and architecture in our built environment. Here's our committee meetings. >