John Lawson showed us the destruction of the R38 and gave us the background as to why and how it was built.
Hilary Byers brought us up to date with the progress being made on the aquisition of the listed remains of the old Beverley Road Picture House.
Godfrey Robinson gave a very enthusiastic illustrated talk of the history of Withernsea along with his memories of growing up there and his later retirement to the town.
Diane Brian talked about her latest book about John Bennett who built up his shipping business before the start of the first world war.
This was an interesting talk by jim Shaw telling us about the old theatres we had in Hull, along with old photographs.
This was an experimental talk by Liz Shepherd which was based on Paul Gibsons book 'The Anlaby Road'. After a lot of re adjustment Liz will be giving this talk for the Heritage Open Days in September.
Again, Rob Bell gave us his version of how WW1 affected Hull and its people.
Paul Schofield took us on a pictuesque walk around some of Hulls wonderful parks and showed us the changes that had happened over time.
Rob Bell gave us a very stimulating talk of his views of Hull before the first world war.
Ailsa Oliver gave a wonderful characteristic performance of a woman being the last one standing after attending the funeral of the last of their crossword group of 4.
Another enjoyable evening with The History Troupe, seeing how a mother and daughter interact when the mothers life is repeated by the daughter.
With the help of Carol Osgerby we were taken on a pictorial tour with lots of interesting information about the surrounding districts of Hull.
Malcolm took us along the river Hull giving us hs take on the old and the new bridges which cross the river Hull. His interest in architecture and art showed us views we would not normally see.
This was a true story about one of Polly's relatives in WW1
Jim Shaw brought back many happy memories of times spent at our local cinemas before we were enticed to watch the smaller screen in our own homes. There were so many that he could only cover the West Hull and central cinemas.
Malcolm Wells is an expert in all of Hulls transport and showed many old photogrpahs of the buses that were used over the years along with their history.
Rob Bell gave a very interesting talk about the development of Hulls shipping industry and Earles in particular.
Mike Covell gave a very interesting talk on many of the churches which had been lost over the years in spit of being full of cold!
Mark talked about Sommerscales conection with Chile and his reputation there and showed us his paintings of notable battles. Mark also donated a booklet based on his talk about Sommerscales which is available to buy from the Carnegie Heritage Centre or the online shop for £3.00
By Michael Free
A story of life on the East Hull Docks in the 1970s
This talk, given by Malcolm Scott, showed how many statues had been moved about as well as the history of the person and what they had done to justify a statue.
Tony took us through the people he thought were the most famous Hull people who were born and bred in Hull. He also explained the criteria he had based his decisions on.
A wonderful description and explanation of the explorations of William Colbeck. Helen Bergin shared her enthusiasm with her audience.
Victoria told us about the Hull Rigby league playwer who became the first female rugby league coach. Another 1st for Hull!
An interesting talk about our unique telephone system and why we have cream telephone boxes.
With Robin Dermond Horspool
With Robin Dermond Horspool
With Carol Osgerby
What people may have as being a rather dry subject was very interesting in looking at the cahnges to how woman were veiwed in the 1800 & 1900's.
An interesting talk about the valuable contribution woman made in both Word Wars
These talks are an opportunity to hear and share memories of Hull and the people of Hull. They are held on the first Sunday of the month at 1.30pm and usually last for an hour or more, with a break for refreshments. Admission is £2.50
These talks are an opportunity to hear and share memories of Hull and the people of Hull. They are held on the first Sunday of the month at 1.30pm and usually last for an hour or more, with a break for refreshments.
Admission is £2.50
Carnegie Heritage Centre Ltd, 342 Anlaby Road, Hull HU3 6JA – Registered Office. Registered Charity Number 1131585 Monday 1.30 until 3 pm Family history help desk with the East Yorkshire Family History Society
Tuesday 9.30 until 3 pm Open House - pop in and see us with your queries or research
Friday 9.30 until 3 pm Open House again
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Carnegie Heritage Centre Ltd, 342 Anlaby Road, Hull HU3 6JA – Registered Office. Registered Charity Number 1131585
Monday 1.30 until 3 pm Family history help desk with the East Yorkshire Family History Society