Monthly Archives: November 2016

Women at War : A Munition Dirge

On Saturday 26 November at York Explore, and as part of the Big City Read,  a group of singers from Clements Hall Local History Group will be performing the song A Munition Dirge, written by local woman Ella Dunnington Jefferson, about life as a munitions worker in World War One. We’ll also be displaying some […]

Richard Chicken of York, a model for Micawber?

We are delighted to announce that Brian Oxberry and his colleagues from the Charles Dickens (Malton) Society will be presenting ‘A Dickensian Performance: Richard Chicken of York, the real Wilkins Macawber’, at Clements Hall on Friday 25 November 2016. The evening is the last event of our Local History Group talks programme for 2016. Brian […]