GENERAL EVENTS

CLHF MUSEUM VISIT (No.2) 2018

DENT HERITAGE MUSEUM 

Tuesday 18th September, 1.00 - 4.00 pm, tickets £6.00 each

more information & booking: Dent Heritage Centre & Museum

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CLHF ANNUAL CONVENTION & AGM

Saturday 6th October 2018

     'The Victoria County History of Cumbria: Studies in Local History'

Newbiggin Village Hall, Newbiggin, Stainton, Penrith, CA11 0HT

     Tickets £12.00 Program, Booking Form, Speakers.

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CLHF MUSEUM VISIT (No.3) 2018

HELENA THOMPSON MUSEUM, WORKINGTON

Thursday 13th December, 1.30 - 3.30 pm, tickets £6 each.

More Information & booking: Helena Thompson Museum

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'Christianity in Penrith and Area since c.300 AD'

A talk by Professor Michael Mullett

Saturday May 11th 2019 10.00 am - 12.00 am.

The Haydock Room, Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, Penrith.

For more information, email: glospurrblack7@talktalk.net

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CLHF Member group events

N.B. All talks start at 7.30pm unless otherwise stated.



17 July 2018 | West Cumbria

Visit to Keswick Museum - Chris Bonnington Exhibition
Friends of Helena Thompson Museum (Tel: 01900 60331).


19 July 2018 | East Cumbria

Visit to Newby Hall: Home of John Weaver | MEMBERS ONLY
Orton & Tebay LHS (Tel: 015396 24410)


19 July 2018 | South Cumbria

'Take a closer look at stone walls with Stephe Cove' | Speaker: Stephe Cove
Askam & Ireleth Local History Group (Tel: 01229 468277), Duddon Rd Church, Askam-in-Furness. Visitors £2.


23 July 2018 | East Cumbria

Visit to Preston Patrick Hall
Shap LHS (Tel: 01931 716244)


25 July 2018 | South Cumbria

Jack Kitchen, the Windermere Inventor | Speaker: Diana Matthews
Duddon Valley LHG (Tel: 01229 480254), The Victory Hall, Broughton. Visitors £2.


14 August 2018 | South Cumbria

Guided visit to Levens Hall | Details to be announced.
North Lonsdale H.S. (Tel: 01229 869229)


16 August 2018 | South Cumbria

The Harringtons of Gleaston Castle | Speaker: Isobella Sneesby
Askam & Ireleth Local History Group (Tel: 01229 468277), Duddon Rd Church, Askam-in-Furness. Visitors £2.


20 August 2018 | South Cumbria

Guided tour of Cartmel Priory. 6 pm
Holme & District LHS (Tel: 01524 781540).


Saturday 1 September 2018| South Cumbria

Summer excursion: Ravenstonedale and Smardale
Kendal Historical. & Archaeological Society (Tel: 01539 722006).


6 September 2018 | South Cumbria

Archaeology projects around Morecambe Bay | Speaker: Louise Martin
Cartmel Peninsula LHS (Tel: 015395 32234), Village Hall, Cartmel. Visitors £2.50.


10 September 2018 | South Cumbria

The Packhorse Trade - Its Routes & Bridges| Speaker: Margaret Dickinson
Cartmel Fell & District LHS (Tel: 015395 30535), 8pm, Parish Hall, Cartmel Fell. Visitors £3.00


11 September 2018 | South Cumbria

Stories of the stones at Ulverston Cemetry| Speaker: Rod White
North Lonsdale H.S. (01229 869229), Methodist Church, Neville St, Ulverston. Visitors £2.


13 September 2018 | West Cumbria

'Breaking up is hard to do’: selling the Lowther estates in West Cumberland | Speaker: Dr Alan Crosby
Lorton & Derwent Fells LHS (01900 829097), Yew Tree Hall, High Lorton. Visitors £3.


17 September 2018 | South Cumbria

Man and Limestone | Speaker: Dr Peter Standing
Holme & District LHS (Tel: 01524 781540), Memorial Hall, Burton-in-Kendal. Visitors £2


18 September 2018 | West Cumbria

Cumbria on the Edge | Speakers: David & Mandy Thomason
Friends of Helena Thompson Museum (Tel: 01900 60331), 7pm, Helena Thompson Museum, Workington. Visitors £2.


19 September 2018 | East Cumbria

Cattle Droving Through Cumbria 1600 - 1900 | Speakers: Peter Roebuck
Ravenstonedale Parish History Group (valfermer@gmail.com), Ravenstonedale Community & Heritage Centre. Visitors £3.


20 September 2018 | South Cumbria

'Hubert at the Front' - The WWI Experiences of Sergeant Hubert Simpson, R.A.M.C. | Speaker: Margaret Owen
Levens Local History Group (Tel: 01539 560318), Village Institute, Levens. Visitors £2.


20 September 2018 | East Cumbria

Agriculture in Cumbria WW1 | Speaker: Richard Preston
Orton & Tebay LHS (Tel: 015396 24410), Tebay Methodist Church/Orton Market Hall. Visitors £2.50.


20 September 2018 | South Cumbria

Memories & Memorabilia Night
Askam & Ireleth Local History Group (Tel: 01229 468277), Duddon Rd Church, Askam-in-Furness. Visitors £2.


24 September 2018 | East Cumbria

The Border Reivers | Speaker: Christopher Robson
Shap LHS (Tel: 01931 716244), Green Room, Shap Memorial Hall. Visitors £3.50


25 September 2018 | South Cumbria

A History of Mining in the Lake District National Park | Speaker: Mark Hatton
Duddon Valley LHG (Tel: 01229 480254), The Victory Hall, Broughton. Visitors £2.


28 September 2018 |  South Cumbria

“Heath’s, a family business, from market stall to Dalton Road” | Speaker: Philip Heath
Barrow-in-Furness Civic & LHS (Tel: 015395 30535), Trinity Church Centre, Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness.  Visitors £3.


3 October 2018 |  South Cumbria

The strange decline of the Cumbrian Statesman | Speaker: Christine Craghill
Sedbergh & District History Society (015396 20605), Settlebeck School. Visitors £2.


3 October 2018 |  South Cumbria

Orkney: the Ness of Brodgar – Britain's Ancient Capital?” | Speaker: Bruce Bennison (Museum & Field Archaeologist)
Friends of Keswick Museum (Tel: 017687 73801) , Crosthwaite Parish Room, Keswick. Visitors £4.00


4 October 2018 | South Cumbria

Great Grandad’s Army: Rifle ranges of the Lake District | Speaker: Kevin Grice
Cartmel Peninsula LHS (Tel: 015395 32234), Village Hall, Cartmel. Visitors £2.50.


8 October 2018 | South Cumbria

“Riders of Renwick" – Life on a Hostile Frontier 1500-1600 | Speaker: Richard Brockington
Cartmel Fell & District LHS (Tel: 015395 30535), 7.30pm,  Parish Hall, Cartmel Fell. Visitors £3.00


9 October 2018 | South Cumbria

Lakeland Bridges| Speaker: Andy Lowe
North Lonsdale H.S. (01229 869229), Methodist Church, Neville St, Ulverston. Visitors £2.


15 October 2018 | South Cumbria

17th Century Furniture of Cumbria | Speaker: Mr Frank Wood
Holme & District LHS (Tel: 01524 781540), Memorial Hall, Burton-in-Kendal. Visitors £2


16 October 2018 | West Cumbria

AGM followed by slides - 'Problem Peeps'
Friends of Helena Thompson Museum (Tel: 01900 60331), 7pm, Helena Thompson Museum, Workington. Visitors £2.


17 October 2018 | East Cumbria

No Labour, No Food, No War | Speakers: Richard Preston
Ravenstonedale Parish History Group (valfermer@gmail.com), Newbiggin on Lune Public Hall, Visitors £3.


17 October 2018 |  South Cumbria

Log boats to Edwardian Steamboats in the Lake District” | Speaker: Diana Matthews
Sedbergh & District History Society (015396 20605), Dent Memorial Hall. Visitors £2.


18 October 2018 | South Cumbria

Heritage at Risk in Cumbria: threats, solutions and successes | Speaker: Sarah Howard
Levens Local History Group (Tel: 01539 560318), Village Institute, Levens. Visitors £2.


18 October 2018 | East Cumbria

Cattle Droving Through Cumbria | Speaker: Prof. Peter Roebuck
Orton & Tebay LHS (Tel: 015396 24410), Tebay Methodist Church/Orton Market Hall. Visitors £2.50.


18 October 2018 | South Cumbria

Tales from the Headlines | Speaker: Bill Myers
Askam & Ireleth Local History Group (Tel: 01229 468277), Duddon Rd Church, Askam-in-Furness. Visitors £2.


22 October 2018 | East Cumbria

James Barker Bland 1854 - 1942 | Speaker: John Sharpe
Shap LHS (Tel: 01931 716244), Green Room, Shap Memorial Hall. Visitors £3.50


24 October 2018 | South Cumbria

Great Grandad’s Army: Rifle ranges of the Lake District | Speaker: Jeremy Rowan-Robinson
Duddon Valley LHG (Tel: 01229 480254), The Victory Hall, Broughton. Visitors £2.


26 October 2018 |  South Cumbria

The Stories Behind The Stones: Ulverston Cemetery | Speaker: Rod White
Barrow-in-Furness Civic & LHS (Tel: 015395 30535), Trinity Church Centre, Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness.  Visitors £3


1 November 2018 | South Cumbria

AGM
Cartmel Peninsula LHS (Tel: 015395 32234), Village Hall, Cartmel. Visitors £2.50.


7 November 2018 |  South Cumbria

“The Yards of Kendal” | Speaker: Trevor Hughes
Sedbergh & District History Society (015396 20605), Settlebeck School. Visitors £2.


7 November 2018 | West Cumbria

Thorneythwaite in Borrowdale: its past, present, and future: | Speaker: Penny Webb or Tom Burditt (National Trust)
Friends of Keswick Museum (Tel: 017687 73801) , Crosthwaite Parish Room, Keswick. Visitors £4.00


8 November 2018 | West Cumbria

Markets to Supermarkets: 200 years of shopping in Cumbria | Speaker: Dr Michael Winstanley
Lorton & Derwent Fells LHS (01900 829097), Yew Tree Hall, High Lorton. Visitors £3.


10 November 2018 | East Cumbria

Cumbria Railway Association: Autumn Meeting.
10.30am, Newton Rigg College, Newton Rigg, Penrith CA11 0AH.

Entry £11 (includes am/pm refreshments), or £23.50 (includes 2 course lunch).
Contact ij.lydiatt@googlemail.com for a booking form


12 November 2018 | South Cumbria

From Log Boats to Steam Launches in the Lake District | Speaker: Mrs D Matthews
Cartmel Fell & District LHS (Tel: 015395 30535), 8pm, Parish Hall, Cartmel Fell. Visitors £3.00


13 November 2018 | South Cumbria

An Oriental influence in Cumbria| Speaker: Rob David
North Lonsdale H.S. (01229 869229), Methodist Church, Neville St, Ulverston. Visitors £2.


15 November 2018 | South Cumbria

The Lake District World Heritage Site - What does it mean 1 year on? | Speaker: Jamie Lund
Levens Local History Group (Tel: 01539 560318), Village Institute, Levens. Visitors £2.


15 November 2018 | South Cumbria

A Tour of Morecambe Bay | Speaker: Dr Jean Turnbull
Askam & Ireleth Local History Group (Tel: 01229 468277), Duddon Rd Church, Askam-in-Furness. Visitors £2.


17 November 2018 | East Cumbria

Social Evening, 7pm for 7.30pm Supper: followed by Ivan Day, Food Historian. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Jean Scott-Smith 01931 716386
Shap LHS (Tel: 01931 716244), Shap Memorial Hall.


19 November 2018 | South Cumbria

Old Silverdale | Speaker: Rod Ireland
Holme & District LHS (Tel: 01524 781540), Memorial Hall, Burton-in-Kendal. Visitors £2


21 November 2018 | East Cumbria

Soldiers from Ravenstonedale | Speakers: Val Fermer
Ravenstonedale Parish History Group (valfermer@gmail.com), Ravenstonedale Community & Heritage Centre. Visitors £3.


21 November 2018 |  South Cumbria

A railway for Sedbergh | Speaker: Robert Western
Sedbergh & District History Society (015396 20605), Settlebeck School. Visitors £2.


30 November 2018 |  South Cumbria

Holidaying in the Lake District in the 1940's and 1950's | Speaker: Dr Rob David
Barrow-in-Furness Civic & LHS (Tel: 015395 30535), Trinity Church Centre, Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness.  Visitors £3


5 December 2018 |  South Cumbria

Charity,the Poor law and Workhouse – when all else failed" | Speaker: Mike Winstanley
Sedbergh & District History Society (015396 20605), Settlebeck School. Visitors £2.


5 December 2018 | West Cumbria

Dining with the Lakeland Poets: the Food Culture of Wordsworth and his immediate circle | Speaker: Ivan Day (Food Historian)
Friends of Keswick Museum (Tel: 017687 73801) , Crosthwaite Parish Room, Keswick. Visitors £4.00


10 December 2018 | South Cumbria

Holidays in the Lake District in the 40s and 50s | Speaker: Rob David
Cartmel Fell & District LHS (Tel: 015395 30535), 8pm, Parish Hall, Cartmel Fell. Visitors £3.00


11 December 2018 | South Cumbria

An Oriental influence in Cumbria| Speaker: Rob David
North Lonsdale H.S. (01229 869229), Methodist Church, Neville St, Ulverston. Visitors £2.


17 December 2018 | South Cumbria

Christmas Meeting – My Life in the Gutter| Speaker: Archie Workman
Holme & District LHS (Tel: 01524 781540), Memorial Hall, Burton-in-Kendal. Visitors £2


8 January 2019 | South Cumbria

Life in the Home Front in South Cumbria in the 2 World Wars| Speaker: Bill Myers
North Lonsdale H.S. (01229 869229), Methodist Church, Neville St, Ulverston. Visitors £2.


9 January 2019 | West Cumbria

The Ancient Woodlands of Cumbria: origins, management, threats and special wildlife | Speaker: Edward Mills (Chartered Forester)
Friends of Keswick Museum (Tel: 017687 73801) , Crosthwaite Parish Room, Keswick. Visitors £4.00


16 January 2019 | East Cumbria

Wartime Farming in the Howgills | Speakers: Hilary Wilson
Ravenstonedale Parish History Group (valfermer@gmail.com), Ravenstonedale Community & Heritage Centre. Visitors £3.


16 January 2019 |  South Cumbria

The Must Farm Pile-Dwelling: Archaeological investigations of Bronze Age Fenland settlement” | Speaker: Iona Robinson Zeki
Sedbergh & District History Society (015396 20605), Settlebeck School. Visitors £2.


21 January 2019 | South Cumbria

Hat Makers in the Lune Valley | Speaker: Christine Workman
Holme & District LHS (Tel: 01524 781540), Memorial Hall, Burton-in-Kendal. Visitors £2


23 January 2019 | South Cumbria

Horrible Railway Histories | Speaker: Bill Myers
Duddon Valley LHG (Tel: 01229 480254), The Victory Hall, Broughton. Visitors £2.


6 February 2019 |  South Cumbria

Cattle droving through Cumbria, 1600-1900” | Speaker: Peter Roebuck
Sedbergh & District History Society (015396 20605), Settlebeck School. Visitors £2.


6 February 2019 | West Cumbria

Crime, Policing & Punishment in 19th century Cumbria | Speaker: Dr Mike Winstanley, Lancaster University
Friends of Keswick Museum (Tel: 017687 73801), Crosthwaite Parish Room, Keswick. Visitors £4.00


12 February 2019 | South Cumbria

Gleaston Castle and the Manor of Muchland | Speaker: Neil Whalley
North Lonsdale H.S. (01229 869229), Methodist Church, Neville St, Ulverston. Visitors £2.


18 February 2019 | South Cumbria

AGM – followed by Local Surgeons – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly | Speaker: Dr Bryan Rhodes
Holme & District LHS (Tel: 01524 781540), Memorial Hall, Burton-in-Kendal. Visitors £2


20 February 2018 | East Cumbria

Changes in Newbiggin-on-Lune | Speakers: Les Neal
Ravenstonedale Parish History Group (valfermer@gmail.com), Newbiggin on Lune Public Hall, Visitors £3.


20 February 2018 |  South Cumbria

Invasion via Garsdale, June 1487 | Speaker: Adrian Braddon
Sedbergh & District History Society (015396 20605), Dent Memorial Hall. Visitors £2.


27 February 2019 | South Cumbria

Old Roads of Cumbria | Speaker: Nick Thorne
Duddon Valley LHG (Tel: 01229 480254), The Victory Hall, Broughton. Visitors £2.


6 March 2019 |  South Cumbria

His sisters and his cousins and his aunts! The wide-ranging roles of women” | Speaker: Diane Elphick
Sedbergh & District History Society (015396 20605), Settlebeck School. Visitors £2.


6 March 2019 | West Cumbria

Hidden Treasures: seeking out Neolithic Langdale axes in Cumbria | Speaker: Sally Taylor, Oxford University
Friends of Keswick Museum (Tel: 017687 73801), Crosthwaite Parish Room, Keswick. Visitors £4.00


12 February 2019 | South Cumbria

Lord Birkett of Ulverston| Speaker: Jack Rice
North Lonsdale H.S. (01229 869229), Methodist Church, Neville St, Ulverston. Visitors £2.


18 March 2019 | South Cumbria

The Lost Buildings of Kendal | Speaker: Richard Pealing
Holme & District LHS (Tel: 01524 781540), Memorial Hall, Burton-in-Kendal. Visitors £2.


20 March 2019 | East Cumbria

Shorthorn Cattle | Speakers: Steve Fermer
Ravenstonedale Parish History Group (valfermer@gmail.com), Ravenstonedale Community & Heritage Centre. Visitors £3.


27 March 2019 | South Cumbria

The Diaries of Edward Wadham, Agent to the Duke of Buccleugh | Speaker: Susan Benson
Duddon Valley LHG (Tel: 01229 480254), The Victory Hall, Broughton. Visitors £2.


9 April 2019 | South Cumbria

Lancaster Canal| Speaker: John Acres
North Lonsdale H.S. (01229 869229), Methodist Church, Neville St, Ulverston. Visitors £2.


15 April 2019 | South Cumbria

Railways of South Cumbria | Speaker: John Bateson
Holme & District LHS (Tel: 01524 781540), Memorial Hall, Burton-in-Kendal. Visitors £2.


24 April 2019 | South Cumbria

DVHG Longhouse project | Speaker: Stephe Cove
Duddon Valley LHG (Tel: 01229 480254), The Victory Hall, Broughton. Visitors £2.


14 May 2019 | South Cumbria

Short AGM followed by The families of Holker Hall | Speaker: Janet Smith
North Lonsdale H.S. (01229 869229), Methodist Church, Neville St, Ulverston. Visitors £2.


22 May 2019 | South Cumbria

Mills to Mosques along the Liverpool to Leeds Canal | Speaker: David Fellows
Duddon Valley LHG (Tel: 01229 480254), The Victory Hall, Broughton. Visitors £2.


26 June 2019 | South Cumbria

AGM
Duddon Valley LHG (Tel: 01229 480254), The Victory Hall, Broughton. Visitors £2.