1.30pm to 3.00pm
This talk was delivered by the HKR's Heritage group and gave us the history of the team.
We also had input from Keith Pollard, ex HKR player who went on to play in Australia. Keith has written a book covering his growing up on Hessle Road, his playing days and his experiences in numerous jobs around the world.
Keith is selling the book, 'Red & White Phoenix' The adventures of a Hessle Road lad, to raise awareness of the desease Alpha 1 which his son Jason died from. It is available on this site from our on line shop.
This talk was given by Sheila Coates and Judy Galloway, two volunteers from the Carnegie Heritage Centre. They were assisted by other volunteers who had relatives serving in this event.
The research that they have done on this topic is still available if you come into the Carnegie Heritage Centre on a Tuesday or Friday.
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.
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
Telephone: 01482 561216 e-mail:
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