Friends Lecture Series

Our new Friends lectures series runs from September until April, with a break in December.

All lectures begin at 7.30 pm

Guests are very welcome – guest admission is £5.00 per lecture.

Or, even better, see our Friends of Malton Museum page for membership details

For more information please email us at [email protected]

Please note our new location:

The new classrooms in The WEST Wing, Malton School, Middlecave Road, Malton

Enter the OUT gate of the WEST WING, Malton School.  The “MUSIC ROOM” is directly in front of you.

Parking space is to the left of this building.  The NEW CLASSROOMS are to the RIGHT OF this building.

There will also be stewards at The West Wing to direct you to our new lecture venue.

Download a copy of our lecture programme below

Recorded Lectures

For details on how to access our recorded Zoom lectures take a look at our Friends Zoom Lectures page

Our next lecture

The Legacy of Whitby’s Jet

Vampires, Mummies and Old Black Magic: on the run up to Halloween

Wednesday 18th of October

Speaker: Sarah Steele

Consutant Gemmologist at Whitby Museum, home to the most important collection of Victorian Whitby Jet in the world.

What is this lecture about?

Some of the stories and links associated with Whitby Jet

Upcoming Lectures

Commemoration and Remembrance

Wednesday 15th November

Speaker: Chris Renn

What is this lecture about?

The need for memorials throughtout the nation to create focal points for commemorative services for the millions fallen that is still felt today.

Yorkshire’s Vanishing Coastline

Wednesday 17th January

Speaker: Malcolm Brooke

What is this lecture about?

Stories including the setting for a ficticious German invasion, and other military activities.

Queen Carimandua and the Kingdom of the Brigantes

Wednesday 21st February

Speaker: Gillian Waters

What is this lecture about?

A tribe the occupied a large part of Yorkshire and Northern England up until Roman times.

Escape to Germany

Wednesday 20th March

Speaker: John Dodsworth

What is this lecture about?

The story of Robert Winter Wysdome Rector of Settrington, who suffered imprisonment and threats of torture.

Yorkshire, The North Riding

Wednesday 17th April

Speaker: Jane Grenville

What is this lecture about?

The first complete revision of Pevsner’s original volume onthe  North Riding.

Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 15th May