Doncaster Civic Trust

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

York University Studentship

This year we will be working with the Friends of the Mansion House, the council and York University to fund a studentship for a person to work on Mansion House projects. This follows on from George Norton’s very productive year with the Friends. At the Trust we are... Read more

The Settlement Game Pilot Project

We are very excited to announce a major new project aimed at making our education programme more widely available to our young people in Doncaster. In Autumn 2018 we will be getting together with the education service at Doncaster Museum and Doncaster sculptor Daniel... Read more

Fifth Schools Architecture Competition

We are pleased to announce that our 5th schools architecture competition will be held on Monday 26th November. This time, we will be working with the education team from Doncaster Museum who will host the event at the Mansion House. This time, we will be inviting... Read more

Christmas, Dickens & Doncaster Guided Walks

17th November,  24th November and 1st December 2018 The Trust presents its winter stroll through central Doncaster with Steve and Andy reflecting on the history of Christmas, Dickens’ influence on the celebration and his visit to Doncaster in 1857. All the walks last... Read more

Winter 2018-19 Talks Programme

All events take place at St Peter’s RC Church Hall, Chequer Rd, Doncaster Talks start at 7:30pm. Please enter by the front door. 20th September Nick Stopforth on Doncaster’s new library, museum and art gallery building in Waterdale. Nick is head of Libraries and... Read more

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