The Knaresborough & District Men’s Forum was founded in 1970 aimed at retired and semi-retired men of the area and offers coffee, friendship and interest.


Chairman: Alan Pitchfork
01423 864503

Secretary: Bill Hoult
01423 867804

Speaker Finder: Jonathan Coote
01423 547973


Date Speaker Title
1 Prof. Anthony Wren ‘The Big Country – Part One, the Big Village’
8 David Davies ‘The Grey Years’ (John Major)
15 Prof. Alan Ogden ‘The Franklin Expedition’
22 Patti Gold ‘The Tracks of My Years’
29 Ken Humphreys ‘The Irving Berlin Story’
5 John Gillinghan ‘Leeds – the story of a great city’
12 Lucy Adlington ‘Ready for Action’ – Women in WWII
19 Geoff Twentman “Radio Comedy of the 1960’s”
26 Dr. Phil Judkins ‘Convoy: Enigma – the Naval Story’
3 Duncan Verity ‘Morecambe and Wise and the Two Ronnies’
10 Christine Littlewood ‘Returning for Christmas’
17 No Meeting
7 Roger Hewitt ‘Crying for Our Town’
14 Roger Oldfield ‘The Line over the Top’ – Settle to Carlisle
21 John Butterwick ‘Wines of Spain’
28 Keith Barber “50’s & 60’s Nostalgia’
4 Tony Dickinson ‘Round the World Yacht Racing for Beginner Septuagenarians’
11 Graham Read ‘Iconic Cars – 1950 to Present Day’
18 David Alred ‘Washburn Valley Yesterday’
25 Philip Sollity ‘’A Lighthearted Look at Justice’
3 Neil Ramshaw ‘The Rise & Fall of a Very British Building Society
10 Denise Adlard ‘The Life of Cecily Saunders’ the founder of the hospice movement
17 Terry Williams ‘New Park Gas Works’
24 John Clithero ‘A History of Piracy in the Caribbean: Buccaneers & Ships of the Golden Age’
31 Jackie Depelle ‘19th Century Boom & Bust’
7 Martin Curzon ‘Chocolate’
14 No Meeting
21 Jocelyn Brooks ‘The Wild West’
28 Members Annual General Meeting
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