Subject Areas:National Trust
Name & Location:Mrs Glennis WHYTE York
Contact & Website:
w: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/supporter-groups
Subjects:HISTORY TALKS

"Elizabeth Montagu & the founding of the Bluestockings"
An 18thC. York woman challenged the idea that women should be seen and not heard. Hear about the creation & legacy of the Bluestocking Movement.

"The Determined Women of Minster Yard"
Revealing the lives of three single 18th century York women, all determined to forge their own path in science and the arts, no matter how hard that would be.


NATIONAL TRUST TALKS

"Treasurer's House, York & the rise of the Green family"
How the 19th C nouveau riche Green family rose in society, mixed with royalty but nearly lost their reputation - & how eccentric Frank Green created Treasurer?s House.

"The House built on Love & Chocolate"
The story of NT property, Goddards in York ? the family home of Noel Terry (of Terry?s chocolates).

"Strange & Ghostly Tales of Treasurer?s House in York"
Is Treasurer?s House really the most haunted house in York? Whatever your view, dare to hear the scary stories and creepy tales.

"Stitches in Time"
An illustrated talk on handwoven & sewn work in historic houses including carpets, embroidery, tapestry and other needlework.

"Where Earth and Sky meet"
A presentation on two lovely National Trust gardens in York - the town garden at Treasurer's House and the Terry family's garden at Goddards.

 
Availability & Fee:Anytime and North Yorks mainly but can be flexible on locationDonation to NT in lieu
Requirements: S, Blank wall if no screen, EClick for requirements explanation
Areas Covered: All Yorkshire covered
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