Summer Programme 2018
Mon 11 June 7 pm
Visit to Allan Marshall's Humber Car Museum
Meet at Regalex Potatoes, Dalton Street, Cleveland Street, Hull HU8 8BB (off Wilmington Roundabout). Bus: Stagecoach service 10 towards Bransholme North, alight at Cleveland Street / Glasshouse Row bus stop. No charge, but voluntary donations appreciated. Please book by email to
Sat 16 June 10am - 1pm Friends of Hull General Cemetery Activity Day see below **
Sun 24 June 10.30 am

York, including a visit to Fairfax House and a guided walk led by York Civic Trust. £5 per person Meet at Fairfax House, Castlegate. This fine Georgian house of the 1740s was adapted in the 20th century as a cinema and dance hall, but was saved from decay and returned to its former glory by York Civic Trust in 1982-84. Attractions include the Noel Terry collection of furniture, clocks, paintings and decorative arts, bringing the house to life and creating a special lived-in feeling. Advance booking (with full payment) is essential. Please send the following form (pdf) by 10th June to
Cynthia Fowler, Hon. Secretary, 998 Holderness Road, Hull, HU9

Mon 23 July 7 pm Pearson Park walk led by John Scotney (approximately 1½ - 2 hours)
Sat 15 Sept 10am - 1pm Friends of Hull General Cemetery Activity Day see below **
Heritage Open Days 2018 will run from Tuesday 4th to Sunday 9th September
This year’s programme will again include talks, walks, industrial visits and many historic buildings open to visit in Hull and the East Riding. Details will be in the brochure and on this website

** Friends of Hull General Cemetery Activity Days
Bird Watching in Summer – Sat 16th June 10am - 1pm
Cemetery Trees in Autumn – Sat 15th Sep 10am - 1pm
NOTE change of times

What do we do at an Activity Day ? The activity days are themed and we aim to have an expert present to guide us through the cemetery as we monitor the area and do a spot of litter picking along the way.
Where will we be meeting ? The original listed gates situated on Spring Bank West.
How do I get involved ? Simply turn up on the day in suitable clothing, armed with a carrier bag or 2, litter picker and gardening gloves.
If you have any questions or would like to become more heavily involved Contact or Friends of Hull General Cemetery, c/o The Wyke Area Team, The Avenues Centre, Park Avenue, Hull, HU5 4DA
Winter Programme 2018
All Society meetings are at the Britannia Royal Hotel, Ferensway, on Mondays at 7.30 pm (unless otherwise stated) There is a small charge (£2) for non-members. Pay & display parking charges now apply all the time at Hotel and station car parks: £2.50 for up to 2 hours, £4 for over 2 hours. Alternative parking is available in the St Stephen's multi-storey car park (NOT Tesco car park) for £1 after 6 pm with no time restriction. The hotel is well served by public transport.
Mon 8 Oct 7.30 pm Hull General Cemetery Peter Lowden
Future meetings will be on 12th November, 10th December, 14th January, 11th February, 11th March and 8th April (A.G.M.)

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