View from the north towards the castle keep. Photo by kind permission of Drone Media. Looking towards Kemple End from the castle keep with the bandstand below. View from the castle. Photo by Martin Seddon.


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 Events 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.


Next Public Meeting

Monday 12 February - 7:30 PM to 9:00 pm

The work of a conservation architect - Ivan Wilson

Ivan Wilson Architects, Ltd. is an Architectural design practice that was founded in 1997 in Clitheroe in the heart of the Ribble Valley


Monday 19 June 2017

Civic Voice press release - 50 years of conservation areas

Results from surveys of local civic societies and heritage professionals show that Conservation Areas have been very successful.

Thursday 9 March 2017

Heritage Open Days 2017

We have had advanced notice of this year's events and an invitation to a public meeting to discuss it.

Thursday 9 March 2017

Clitheroe Proposed Market Development FINAL REPORT

The final report following the consultation report has been published.

See all the News

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.

Find Out About Our Local History & Culture

To provide resources for research and education about the geography, history, culture and architecture of the area.

Help Us Preserve Our History

To ensure the preservation, protection and promotion of features of historic or public interest in the town.

Have a Voice on Planning Proposals

Help us improve and promote high standards of planning, design and architecture in our built environment.