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, and 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 2019 is here

Next Event:

The Society's first visit of 2019 is "A Self-Drive Visit to Barley Studio”

Church Balk, Dunnington, York, YO19 5LH on SATURDAY 13th APRIL

A morning visit to Dunnington’s Barley Studio that has been maintaining the highest standards of artistry and craftsmanship in stained glass conservation and creation since its foundation in 1973. A recent work was the Hockney window in Westminster Abbey (below, left).

Meet at 10.30 am at the Studio in Dunnington.

For more info about Barley Studio go to

Parking at the site is limited but there is nearby road parking available.

ASAP and no later than Sat 6th April please advise by email to or by phone to 01757 268 418 if you plan to attend so that we can let Barley Studio know numbers

For more info email or use the Contact Form in this website.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

Apr 13
Visit to Barley Studio
April 13, 2019
Feb 21
"Goddards of York" Meeting
February 21, 2019