Friends Lecture Series

Friends Lecture Series

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Our new Friends lectures series begins in on September 21st after a summer break

Download a copy of our lecture programme below

All lectures are held at The Libary in the East wing of Malton High School

Anyone is welcome to join our lectures, and we suggest a donation of £5 for non-members

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

For more information please email us at [email protected]


Our next Lecture

Yorkshire Wolds Railway

Wednesday 21st September

Thanks to Matthew Brown, and Phil Robson

What is this lecture about?

The history of Malton and Driffield Junction Railway up to its current guise as the Yorkshire Wolds Railway – East Yorkshire’s heritage railway


Upcoming Lectures

LiDAR and the Ryevitalise project

Wednesday 19th October

Thanks to Amy Carrick-Knowles

What is this lecture about?

Exploring how LiDAR is used to map landscapes and discover archaeological features


The 15th Century East Window of Holy Trinity, Goodramgate

Wednesday 16th November

Thanks to Rob Andrews

What is this lecture about?

A look into the context and evolution of the subject panels in the 15th century East Window at Holy Trinity church on Goodramgate


Treasurer’s House, York

Wednesday 18th January

Thanks to Glennis Whyte

What is this lecture about?

Glimpsing into the lives of some of the families that have lived in Treasurer’s House over the centuries


Settrington and Scagglethorpe – a history of violence and sexual slander

Wednesday 15th February

Thanks to John Dodsworth

What is this lecture about?

A view into historical scandal local to the Malton area


A History of Shoemaking

Wednesday 15th of March

Thanks to Payson Müller

What is this lecture about?

Research into the history of leathercraft and shoemaking


James Pigott Pritchett

Wednesday 19th April

Thanks to Graham Whit

What is this lecture about?

A study into the life and works of one of Yorkshire’s most prolific architects during the early to mid-nineteenth century