Talks & Meetings


As a member you get Civic Society Events included but if not, then you can still attend for £3.

Monday 7 January 2019 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 pm

Arthur Langshaw’s Images of Clitheroe (Part 2)

Talk presented by John Lambert, CCS Member & Local Historian

Monday 4 February 2019 - 7:30 PM to 9:56 pm

The Repair & Refurbishment of the Clitheroe Advertiser & Times bound volumes

Talk presented by Peter Doyle - Antique book restoration & refurbishment, Leyland

Monday 11 March 2019 - 7:30 AM to 9:02 pm

Modern Building Survey Techniques for Historic Buildings

Talk presented by Paul Bryan BSc FRICS
Geospatial Imaging Manager, Imaging Team, Research Group, Historic England

Wednesday 3 April 2019 - 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 2019 - 7:30 PM to 9:08 pm

Charles Waterton 'The man who rode a crocodile'

Steve Ragnall, Maritime Historian


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7 December 2015

The Civic Society were transported back in time to Christmas “below stairs” by Betsy the Scullery Maid, also known as the author and performer Joan Halliwell.

2 November 2015

Do you remember Betty’s bus and her local tours? Read on...

12 October 2015

How often do we visit a place of interest, only to drive away again? Recently Nick Burton shared his own way of exploring local history with the Clitheroe Civic Society.

8 September 2015

Susan, specialist supervisor from Booths in Clitheroe certainly had the Civic Society eating out of her hand!

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