Naturalists celebrate 100th anniversary with luncheon

A selection of members of Whitby Naturalists at their annual dinner at the Saxonville''w131614

A selection of members of Whitby Naturalists at their annual dinner at the Saxonville''w131614

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Members of Whitby Naturalists Club celebrated its centenary with a luncheon at the Saxonville Hotel.

The well-attended event included a three course lunch, followed by an address by chairman David Mintner.

Local history recorder Mike Yates,who penned a book on the history of the club, then gave a presentation reflecting on the past 100 years of the Naturalists in Whitby.

The luncheon was one of just a host of events planned for the club’s centenary.

The next is on Saturday 18 May from 10am to 2.30pm when people are invited to take part in a free soil and earthworm survey workshop in the Normanby Room at Whitby Museum.