Cumbria Industrial History Society’s Spring Conference & AGM will be held this year on Saturday 25th April at the North Lakes Hotel, Penrith. To book online, see their website http://www.cumbria-industries.org.uk/cumbria-industrial-history-society/ or check our General Events page for the programme & a booking form.
Freya Wise is a postgraduate researcher with The Open University. Her research is looking at ways to reduce carbon emissions from residential heritage buildings in Cumbria while retaining their heritage values and unique character. She is currently running an anonymous online survey directed at people who live in older buildings
Kendal Archives have changed their arrangements! They will now take bookings for a table space by 4pm the day before but you no longer need to pre-order documents (unless they are in storage elsewhere). They say: We will open for three days a week from Wednesday to Friday from 9.30am
The corn mill at Warwick Bridge has been restored to working order! To celebrate, there will be an open afternoon on Sunday December 15th, with bakes, mulled wine & clog dancing (see the attached flier). There will also be an opportunity to investigate their offer of shares in this
The CLHF was pleased to have a display at the Archaeology in the Lake District conference held at Rheged on 9 November and to welcome Federation members and potential members. The subjects of the eight illustrated conference talks ranged in date in particular from the Middle Ages to the present
Preliminary indications are that, following a consultation exercise, there will be some amelioration in the access arrangements for searchers at the Kendal Office of the Cumbria Archive Service. Full details will be reported here as soon as they are to hand.