York Georgian Society

York Georgian Society


The York Georgian Society was founded in 1939 to promote the preservation and care of Georgian buildings in and around York, England, while fostering the study and appreciation of them. It is the second oldest society outside London devoted to the Georgian era. The Society’s remit extends beyond architecture and the crafts associated with building to include the arts, culture and society of the period from 1660, the year of George I’s birth, to 1837, the year of William IV’s death.


20 October 2014

NewsTHE SOCIETY’S PROGRAMME of winter lectures on Saturday afternoons continues on 8 November, when Helen Wyld will be giving an illustrated talk entitled French Tapestry and Britain 1689––1789. The speaker has recently been appointed Curator at the National Trust for Scotland.

Visit the Lectures page for information about all of this season’s talks, including details of the venue, the Dianne Willcocks Lecture Theatre (DG/017) in De Grey Court, York St John University.

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