Carnegie Heritage Centre



Talks at the Carnegie Heritage Centre - from November 2017 - entrance to all is £2.50

Tuesday November 28th    7.30pm

The Norfolk Millers Daughter

('a wife in ten thousand')a quote from  James Reckitt

by John D Slater


Sunday December 3rd  1.30pm

Liz will play a film from the Yorkshire Film Archives 

showing various views and events from 1900's onwards.


Wednesday December 13th   10.00pm

The Life and Times of Humber Street

With Mike Freeman

Unfortunately, Mike has had to cancel this talk so Liz will be showing the

Yorkshire Film Archive screening as above.


Tuesday December 12th  7.30pm

Captain William Colbeck

Antartic Expert

with Helen Bergin


Sunday 7th January  1.30pm

This has to be arranged


Wednesday 10th January  10am

Statues and their relevance to Hulls History

with Malcolm Scott


Tuesday 23rd January  7.30pm

This has to be arranged.


Previous talks...

Hull Rugby League Heroines with Victoria Dawson

Victoria told us about the Hull Rigby league playwer who became the first female rugby league coach. Another 1st for Hull! 

Hull Telephones + Cream Kiosks with Chris Mead

An interesting talk about our unique telephone system and why we have cream telephone boxes.

Winifred Holtby and her Yorkshire roots.

With Robin Dermond Horspool

Powlony- the life and death of a Hull Resturant

With Robin Dermond Horspool

Local Villains & Heroes

With Carol Osgerby

Woman & Probate with Mike Rymer

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.

Woman at War with Simon Davies

An interesting talk about the valuable contribution woman made in both Word Wars

A Virtual Tour of the Boulevard

Beryl Kelsey gave a very interesting account of life in the Boulevard accompanied by many old and present day photographs. 

The History of Hull Folk Music

Barry Cundill gave us his history of the maritime folk scene in Hull and was joined by friends renditions of sea shanties and others, some familiar, some not. an enjoyable afternoon. 

Remember Hull's Trolley Buses

Malcolm Wells gave an informative illustrated talk showing many of the Trolley buses we ll remember travelling on plus quite a few before our time!

G.E.W. Sizer and Vera Brittain:- a forgotten Hull writer and his collaborator.

With Alan Deighton

Hulls Incredible untold story of WW2

with Dennis Chapman

Charity Hall - Workhouse

With John Lawson

Hull Architects and their buildings

With David Neave

The History of Victoria Dock

With Colin McNichol

Symbolism in Gravestone Art

With Judy Bangs

King Charles & Beverley Gate

With Malcolm Scott

Sunday Afternoon Reminiscence talks

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

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