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Yorkshire Dialect Society Events

Please note that an entrance fee of £3 per person will be charged at all meetings. Newcomers always welcome. All meetings to start at 2 p.m unless otherwise stated.

Jul29East Yorkshire Dialect Society Meetings 2017

For those who would like to go East (or, indeed, those who already live there), the East Yorkshire Dialect Society are hosting the following events:

July 29th - Yorkshire Day Celebration at Drif ield Community Centre, Mill Street, YO25 6TR,  2.00pm
Sept 21st – Mell Super, Rose & Crown, Driffield,  7.30 pm
Oct 19th – Members’ Night, Rose & Crown, Driffield, 7.30 pm

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Sep16Next Council Meeting

Saturday 16th September at 1300
YORK ST JOHN UNIVERSITY – Room DG 019 (TBC)

 

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Oct14A JOINT MEETING OF THE YORKSHIRE DIALECT SOCIETY and THE YORKSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY

14th October at 1400, at the Swarthmore Education Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, in Central Leeds
‘Tykes and Vikings: Looking for the Old Norse Influence on Northern English Vocabulary’
A talk by Dr Richard Dance of the University of Cambridge Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic.
All very welcome. Free admission.

For more information contact Clive Upton, email clive.upton@gmail.com
or telephone 01943 604052

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Oct28YDS Annual General Meeting Saturday, 28th October at 1400

This year the AGM will be more of a social affair. It will be held at:
The Beechwood Close Hotel, 19 Shipton Rd, York, YO30 5RE
The meeting will be followed by a buffet lunch at approximately 3.00pm (£9.50 per head).
All members, together with members of the East Yorkshire Dialect Society and spouses/partners are welcome to attend the meeting and/or to join us for the buffet afterwards.
If possible, please let me know by 14th October if you intend to come to the buffet.
(rod.dimbleby@gmail.com or 01484 717593)

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Dec16Christmas Crack

Guest performer: Chrtistine Thistlethwaite
Saturday 16th December at 1400 in Dewsbury Library
All on one level
Free bus service from Dewsbury Railway Station
Admission £3 including refreshments

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