Selby Civic Society

stimulating public interest in, and caring for, the beauty, history and character of the town and its surroundings

Selby Abbey west tower


The Society arranges regular meetings for its members, but these are also open to members of the public.

In addition a number of visits to places of interest are organised.

The full programme of events for 2017 is here.

Next Events

Selby Civic Society's next event is on THURSDAY 19th OCTOBER 2017.

It's the Society "Dining and Social Evening" for members and guests to be held at Sapori 74 Restaurant in Back Micklegate, Selby.

Meet in the restaurant at 7.15 for 7.30 pm.

The Society AGM and speaker meeting will be held on Thursday 16th November at 7.30 pm in Portholme Church, Selby - followed at 8.00 pm by an illustrated talk

“Scandals, Spite and Shuttlecocks! A talk about Wentworth Woodhouse ” by David Winpenny

Hear about the history of the aristocrats who owned Wentworth Woodhouse – the largest privately-owned house in Europe - and the architectural heritage they bequeathed. And you can find out what part the shuttlecocks played in this dramatic and fascinating story!

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Nov 16
Selby Civic Society AGM
November 16, 2017
Oct 19