Events and Activities

Programme of Events 2019

  • Building our Knowledge: Recent Projects on Historic Buildings and Contexts

    Saturday 23 March 2019

    Annual day school, to be held this year at York St John University, York. The theme is an update on projects involving historic and vernacular buildings in Yorkshire, either in progress or recently completed. Talks will include:

    • Woods, Trees and Timber Crucks in the Ribblehead Area: discovering re-used cruck timbers in the Dales. - Alison Armstrong
    • Who put the Hall in Old Town Hall: a Calder valley conundrum? - David Cant
    • “The Best Fashion of the Times. Good Houses for the Residence of Merchants and Principal People?” Timber-framed buildings of Beverley 1330-1674. - David Cook
    • Revising the Yorkshire North Riding Pevsner: “some stormy days and then hot summer with air filled with chamomile, jasmine and lime?” - Dr Jane Grenville
    • From Dereliction to Domestication: a farmstead reborn. - Liz Humble
    • The village of Elsecar, South Yorkshire: vernacular buildings in an industrial landscape. - Dr Jayne Rimmer

    To reserve a place, please print, complete and return the booking form, enclosing your fee.

    The YVBSG will hold its AGM immediately after the talks as usual.


  • Annual Recording Conference: Sheffield

    Friday 17 to Sunday 19 May 2019

    The next annual recording conference will be held in the Sheffield area, as part of the Group’s wider programme focusing on the buildings of South Yorkshire over four years. All welcome, whether beginners or experienced members! Further details to follow.


Details of further events will be published here when finalised.