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Market Place Market Place
Note the new building in the photo on the corner.
Regent Street Regent Street
Note the 'Old Red Lion Hotel'
Chapmangate Chapmangate
Note the independent chapel built in 1807 to the left.
Latest Events
Upcoming local history events in the Pocklington area.

Pocklington History Group
Thursday, 23rd November 2017

The bombing of Hull in WW2 and the shelters used by the people

By WW2 expert Steve Blofeld of Wetwang and the University of Hull.

The Old Court House, George Street at 7.30pm. Admission fee is £2.
 
 
Pocklington History Group
Wednesday, 17th January 2018

An update on the Burnby Lane dig

Paula Ware lead archaeologist on the Burnby Lane Iron Age Cemetery site will give an update on the ongoing research into the extensive finds on the site. Also she will give detail on the exciting news of the discovery of a chariot and two horses buried in a grave there.

This talk is a joint venture between Pocklington Arts Society and Pocklington and District Local History Group.

The Arts Centre at 7.30pm Admission price £4.00. Contact Phil Gilbank (History Group) or Hilary Saynor (Arts Society) for more information and advance tickets
--------- on sale now!.

 
 
Pocklington History Group
Thursday, 22nd February 2018

Short Talks

At least 2-3 topics (to be announced) by members of the history group.

The Old Court House, George Street at 7.30pm. Admission fee is £2
 
 
Pocklington History Group
Thursday, 22nd March 2018

The Zeppelin Raids over York

In May and September 1916 Zeppelin raids dropped bombs over York and Barmby Moor. Dick Hunter of Clements Hall Local History Group will talk on this fascinating subject and includes a 15 minute Video film that the group commissioned to be created on the subject.

The Old Court House, George Street at 7.30pm. Admission fee is £2.

 
 
Pocklington History Group
Thursday, 19th April 2018

The AGM and an evening of entertainment

To be announced

The Old Court House, George Street at 7.30pm. Admission fee is free.
 
 
Pocklington History Group
Thursday, 17th May 2018

Prehistoric North Duffield - Glimpses of the past by Brian Elsey

How a small community group gained Heritage Lottery Funding to investigate its historic landscape driving the evidence for settlement in North Duffield back from 1086AD to 2545BC (+ or – 28 years). What they did to convince HLF of their ability to deliver and their determination to succeed. They offered value-for-money, achieved everything they set out to achieve, delivered everything on time and under budget. In the process they created an education pack based on the Iron Age, built a reconstruction of an Iron Age roundhouse which is still used for primary school education purposes, held two test pit surveys to establish the origins of the village, a Celtic Festival on the village green, a conference with the top Iron Age experts for East Yorkshire giving papers, wrote a book, and excavated a significant Iron Age roundhouse that exceeded their wildest dreams Brian has been the director of the North Duffield project since the first ideas were established. Brian provides an enthusiastic and practical approach to how other groups might approach similar projects.

The Old Court House, George Street at 7.30pm. Admission fee is £2.