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 Event

Selby Civic Society's next meeting is on THURSDAY 21st SEPTEMBER at 7.30 pm in Portholme Church, Portholme Road, Selby, YO8 4Q

"The Work of York Civic Trust”

An illustrated talk by Dr Trevor Julian, York Civic Trust

The Trust was founded at the Mansion House in 1946. Since then the Trust has made numerous gifts to the city ranging from restoring and gilding the gas lamps around York Minster, installing commemorative plaques in streets, purchasing pictures for the Art Gallery; repaving for St Helen's Square; curtains for the Theatre Royal; a new robe for the Lord Mayor - to a full restoration of the Mansion House, the home of the Lord Mayor of York.

£2.00 FOR MEMBERS and £5.00 for NON-MEMBERS includes refreshments

Everyone welcome! Parking nearby.

For more info email

Upcoming Events

Past Events

Jul 16
Day trip to Beamish
July 16, 2017
Jun 15
Meeting on 15th June
June 15, 2017
May 13
Trip to Hull
May 13, 2017