Most Harrogate Civic Society Talks are free to members.
Unless otherwise stated, events are at St Paul's UR Church Hall.
Harrogate on Film
2:30pm and 7:30pm
Now 3rd October 2022
Harrogate Odeon Cinema
Since the dawn of cinema, our town has been lovingly recorded on film; the images preserved in the remarkable library of the Yorkshire Film Archive (YFA).
Now, your Society, in partnership with the Harrogate Film Society, has commissioned a presented film show, curated from a wide selection of material held in the YFA vaults, celebrating the life and times of Harrogate and Knaresborough.
“Harrogate on Film” will be shown - one day only - at
The Odeon Cinema, Harrogate
Monday, 3rd September 2022
2:30pm (matinee) or 7:30pm (evening)
Unreserved seating (to include tea and biscuits at the interval) can now be booked through:
Important note: this event is NOT bookable through the Civic Society events page.
IMPORTANT NOTE - this will be a one day only event. Each performance (including interval) will last about two hours.
Schooldays in Edwardian Harrogate
25th October 2022
St Paul's UR Church Hall
This talk, by Dr Paul Jennings, will look at state and private schools in the town in the years from Queen Victoria's death in 1901 to the First World War, how schooling was organised, the schools the children attended, what they studied and with what success. What was the children's overall experience? The talk will end by considering the impact of the war on schools.
The Harrogate Convention Centre, its purpose and future
29th November 2022
The Harrogate Convention Centre
For the past forty years the Harrogate Convention Centre has made a significant contribution to the town's economy. Now, with a major redevelopment at the planning stage, Director Paula Lorimer will explain the purpose of this redevelopment and her ambitions for the future.
Date in December 2022: TBA
St Wilfrid's Parish Hall
Our annual Christmas social.
Booking details: TBA