Shadwell and District

Club contact: Stanley Pearson, Hon. Secretary – Email here

Web page: John Hill – Email here

The club’s COMMITTEE MEMBERS FOR 2023 are:

Chairman: Charles Egarr
Vice Chairman: Vacancy
Hon. Secretary: Stanley Pearson
Hon. Treasurer: Alan Barker
Social Secretary: Pam Barrett
Luncheon Secretary: Patricia Widdall
Almoner: Brian Kemp
Speaker Finder: Paul Hargreaves
Elected members: Joe Cole, Frank Reynolds
Ex-officio: James Jackson

Most of our members live in Shadwell, North Leeds, but also in surrounding towns and villages.

MEMBERSHIP is open to retired professional and business men and women.

The SUBSCRIPTION is £30.00 per annum, plus an initial joining fee of £6.00.

WE MEET on the third Monday of each month (except December) at 10.00 am for coffee prior to the meeting starting at 10.30 am.

VENUE: Sand Moor Golf Club, Alwoodley Lane, Leeds LS17 7DJ

INTERESTED IN JOINING? Contact Stanley Pearson our Hon Secretary by email or by phoning 07874 079097 for further information.

We have an interesting PROGRAMME OF SPEAKERS on a variety of subjects for the forthcoming year 2023-24:

March 20th – Andy Wilson – Henrietta Lacks
April 17th – Ruth Nettleton – Calcutta and Darjeeling Railway
May 15th – Stuart Atkins – Sammy Cahn
June 19th – Chris Helme – So you want to be a Pirate?
July 17th – Lesley Newnham – Women in Warfare
August 21st – Patti Gold – An amazing look back at my life in showbiz
September 18th – Sir Thomas Ingilby – The Ingilbys of Ripley Castle
October 23rd – Ken Cothliff – The history of Leeds-Bradford Airport at Yeadon
November 20th – Professor Joyce Hill – Kirkstall Abbey and the Cistercians: Tradition and Innovation in the Founding of a new Order
December 5th – Denise Adlard – The Workhouse
January 15th 2024 – Andy Wilson – Berenblum and the Bari Bombs
February 19th – AGM


May 18th – Members are invited to join the Shadwell YCA day trip to Scarborough Fair. Details available from Pam Barrett.
June 20th – Trip to Newburgh Priory
January 4, 2024 – Club Christmas lunch at Sand Moor Golf Club