Whitby Heritage Open Days 2016, Saturday, September 10th & Sunday September 11thWhitby, in common with towns all over Britain and indeed Europe opens up places of special interest without charges to visitors and towns people alike. A free leaflet with more details and a map will be available at the Tourist Office
ST.HILDA'S CHURCH, WEST CLIFF
Built 1884. Fabric, furnishings and stained glass of interest. Guided tours.
VICTORIA SPA WELL HOUSE, BROOMFIELD TERRACE (OFF BAGDALE)
SAT SUN 10.00-14.00
Chalybeate Spa Well House. Grade II listed building.
ST.HILDA'S RC CHURCH, BRUNSWICK STREET
SAT SUN 14.30-16.30
Built 1867 in 13th cent Gothic style.
CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST, BRUNSWICK STREET.
SAT 10.00-16.00 SUN 12.30-15.30
Built 1848 in Early English style
UNITARIAN CHAPEL, FLOWERGATE
SAT SUN 11.00-16.00
The Rev. Francis Haydn Williams, Minister of the Chapel from 1888-1910.played an active role in the town .
ST. NINIAN'S CHURCH, BAXTERGATE
SAT 11.00-15.00 SUN 11.30-15.00
Vernacular building of 1778. Access via double steps up from street level.
WHITBY JET HERITAGE CENTRE, CHURCH STREET (NEAR BOTTOM OF 199 CHURCH STAIRS)
SAT SUN 11.00-16.00
An original 19th century jet workshop.
WHITBY YARDS EVENT (INFORMATION AT CLARKS YARD, JUNCTION OF BRIDGE STREET AND CHURCH STREET)
SAT SUN 11.00-13.00, 14.00-16.00
Visit three yards of 17th/18th century cottages(Clark's Yard, Borough Place, Blackburn's Yard). Residents will be available to talk to visitors.
YHA WHITBY, ABBEY HOUSE (BEHIND ABBEY VISITOR CENTRE; APPROACH VIA ACCESS ROAD TO THE LEFT OF THE CENTRE)
SAT SUN 13.30-17.00 LAST ADMISSION 16.30
Grade I listed building. Many historical features from 12th to 19th centuries. Guided tours.
WHITBY GEORGIAN GUIDED WALK
A walk through some of the Georgian streets on the west side of the town. Pre-booking not required (see leaflet for details.). Meet at Whale Bones near Capt. Cook statue
Very Important Meeting September 19th
Decision Making in Planning Policies and Development
David Walker - Planning Services Manager
Marcus Whitmore - Area Planning Manager
David Hand - Senior Planning Policy Officer
There will be opportunity to ask questions on these matters as well as Neighbourhood Planning.