Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Masham Local History Group

Masham Town Hall, Little Market Place, Masham
19:30 - 21:30

Ripon Museums Trust – Richard Taylor
Richard is the chairman of the trust who look after three unique heritage buildings, their collections and visitors comprising of the Workhouse and Garden, Police and Prison and the Courthouse Museums.

Meetings are held in Masham Town Hall and begin at 7.30pm. non members are very welcome and are charged £3.00 per meeting.
More information available from the secretary, Christine Greensit Telephone: 01765 689711 Email: christine.greensit@gmail.com

Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Masham Local History Group

Masham Town Hall, Little Market Place, Masham
19:30 - 21:30

Royal British Legion and the Mashamshire Branch – Edward Theakston
Edward is secretary of the Masham Branch of the British Legion and will speak about the British legion, the local branch including the purchase of 65 ceramic poppies from the Tower of London display now in the Town hall.

Meetings are held in Masham Town Hall and begin at 7.30pm. non members are very welcome and are charged £3.00 per meeting.
More information available from the secretary, Christine Greensit Telephone: 01765 689711 Email: christine.greensit@gmail.com

Saturday 18 November, 2017

Organ Recital

Masham Methodist Church, Park Street, Masham,
19:30 - 21:30

Two great organists each accompanied by a singer to show the versatility and capability of our recently refurbished organ.
The Organists are Dr Philip Wilby from Boroughbridge, who lectures in the Department of Music at Leeds University and Mr Anthony Rudd, well known as the resident organist at St. Mary’s Church, Masham.
Jenny Bianco and Damian Boddy are singing a few pieces and able to show the organ as an accompanying instrument.
Tickets: £8 (including an interval buffet and non-alcoholic cocktails) available at the door on the night or from Mashamshire Community Office. Tel: 01765 680200.

Thursday 23 November, 2017

Police History in Masham

Masham Methodist Church Hall, 34 Park Street, Masham
10:00 - 12:00

Do you have memories to share about policing in Masham? What do you think about rural law and order? What changes have you noticed over the years? What do you think about rural policing and what changes have you witnessed over time. Come and share your thoughts and memories at a focus group session at Masham Methodist Church schoolroom.
All welcome….just come along ready to chat! The session is part of research development for Ripon Museums Trust’s Police Heritage Project and will be recorded.
If you have any questions, would like any further information or would like to book a place, please contact Esther Graham: esther.graham@riponmuseums.co.uk or call 01765 690799.

Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Masham Local History Group

Masham Town Hall, Little Market Place, Masham
19:30 - 21:30

Medieval Hunting – Richard Almond
Richard will talk about a general look at hunting and hawking in the European Middle Ages, using contemporary images and literary evidence, concerning what was hunted; who hunted and the main methods of taking quarry by the social elites and commonality. The time span covered is about 1200 – 1600. Richard is an independent scholar and self-employed art historian whose main research area since 1990 has been in studying and interpreting the art historical and literary evidence for medieval hunting and hawking.

Meetings are held in Masham Town Hall and begin at 7.30pm. non members are very welcome and are charged £3.00 per meeting.
More information available from the secretary, Christine Greensit Telephone: 01765 689711 Email: christine.greensit@gmail.com

Saturday 21 July, 2018

Masham Steam Rally Weekend

Marfield, , HG4 4NX
10:00 - 17:00

Masham Steam Traction Engine Rally, celebrating Britain’s fine Industrial Heritage again on the weekend of 21-22 July 2018.

Large display of Steam Engines & Veteran Vehicles of Yesteryear * Fair Organs * Trade stands & Autojumble * Craft tent * Freewheel mountain bike display team *
A fun packed day out for the family and enthusiast
Steam engines, veteran vehicles, fair organs, display of heavy horses and dray, fairground, stalls, crafts. Exciting arena events throughout the afternoon.
Rally organiser: 01765 689 569
www.mashamsteamrally.co.uk

Sunday 22 July, 2018

Masham Steam Rally Weekend

Marfield, , HG4 4NX
10:00 - 17:00

Masham Steam Traction Engine Rally, celebrating Britain’s fine Industrial Heritage again on the weekend of 21-22 July 2018.

Large display of Steam Engines & Veteran Vehicles of Yesteryear * Fair Organs * Trade stands & Autojumble * Craft tent * Freewheel mountain bike display team *
A fun packed day out for the family and enthusiast
Steam engines, veteran vehicles, fair organs, display of heavy horses and dray, fairground, stalls, crafts. Exciting arena events throughout the afternoon.
Rally organiser: 01765 689 569
www.mashamsteamrally.co.uk