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New Quay Road Toilets - Temporary Closure

New Quay Road toilets will be closed for 2 days for essential maintenance.

Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:56 by Pamela Dobson

Whitby chosen to host Yorkshire Day

Whitby chosen to host Yorkshire Day

Whitby has been chosen by the Yorkshire Society to host Yorkshire Day on 1st August 2019. Mayors from all over the County will gather to celebrate everything that is special about Yorkshire.

Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:54 by Pamela Dobson

Free Research Skills Workshop

Have you ever wanted to research your family history, learn more about your home, a local industry or event, or to investigate the subject of your novel, but don't know how to go about it?


Whitby Town Council, working with Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society, are offering a free workshop, teaching the basics of how to start researching your subject.
The workshop will take place in the Library at Whitby Museum, 1.30 – 3pm on Wednesday 6th March. The session includes free light refreshments in the wonderful Museum Tea Room providing the opportunity to network with other interested individuals. More »


Participants will learn about the range of resources available and how to go about finding the information they require. We will be exploring how to use the library catalogue and learning about how the classification system works, in a relaxed, friendly group session.


Places are limited and must be booked in advance. To reserve a place please phone 01947 820227 or email pannett.gallery@whitbytowncouncil.gov.uk » Less

Posted: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:00 by Lisa