Doncaster Civic Trust

An independent group of local people interested in Doncaster’s heritage

Mansion House Dissertation Published

We have great pleasure in uploading George Norton’s fascinating study of the Mansion House’s early days. George’s work explores what it was, how it functioned and it’s influence on the late eighteenth century Doncaster region. The Trust are... Read more

Bursary Scheme Round 5 Launched

We are delighted once again to be offering cash support to Doncaster students who wish to study built environment and traditional craft subjects. Our generous grants have already helped a number of local students become qualified and prepared for careers in... Read more

Winter Talks Programme Announced

DONCASTER CIVIC TRUST WINTER PROGRAMME 2017/2018 Thursday 14th September 2017 at 7-30pm. at St. Peter’s R.C. Church Hall Chequer Road Mrs Julia Mander  Fairfax House York “ The Georgian Townhouse Revealed”... Read more

Careers Guidance

Have you ever thought about a career that influences the design of our towns and villages but don’t know where to start? Well we can help! Check out our careers guidance information on this website to find out what it takes to have an exciting, rewarding and... Read more

Bursary Scheme Round 4

The Trust are delighted to relaunch our bursary scheme which offers Doncaster students cash support to pay their university fees when they study built environment  subjects such as architecture and town planning. We already support three Doncaster students who are... Read more

Winter Programme 2016 – 2017

All events take place at St Peter’s RC Church Hall, Chequer Rd, Doncaster All on Thursdays at 7:30pm.  Non-Members Welcome. 2016 15th September Ian Stevenson on Monk Bretton Priory Monk Bretton Priory is an English Heritage site to the east of Barnsley. 13th October... Read more

Events at Tickhill

Heritage Walks with Doncaster Civic Trust at Tickhill Our first Heritage walk at Tickhill in May was very successful.     There will be two more walks there this year led by Steve Kimber and Andy Ward These will be on Sunday 5th June at 2 pm Sunday 31st July at 2 pm... Read more

A Guided Tour of Doncaster through the eyes of Pevsner

Nikolaus Pevsner wrote the Buildings of England Series from 1951 to 1964. It was incredibly ambitious, recording many buildings across the country. Today these influential books are gradually being fully revised by others. The Doncaster walk will be on Monday 13th... Read more

2016 Heritage Walks Programme

Date added: 23 February 2016 We are pleased to announce our programme of Heritage Walks for this year. New this year is the Trust’s very first Heritage Walk in Tickhill. The walks will be led by Steve Kimber and Andy Ward who have already taken over 1,300 guests on... Read more