CLHF Bulletin

The CLHF Bulletin is published three times each year and contains a lively mix of news, events, reports from members, new publications, and future programmes.  Each Member Group and individual member receives a printed copy by post.

Members are encouraged to contribute to the CLHF Bulletin. Please contact the Editor, Nigel Mills, at by the following dates:

Spring Issue. Contribution deadline end Feb for the Bulletin due out on April 1st

Summer Issue. Contribution deadline end June for the Bulletin due out on August 1st

Winter Issue. Contribution deadline end October for the Bulletin due out on December 1st.

CLHF Directory

The CLHF Directory is fully revised and published every two years, and contains an up-to-date listing of speakers who may be engaged to talk on local history related topics at a range of levels. Plus guides for historical tours of various locations and members who will assist others with historical research on various topics.

All member groups receive a printed copy of the CLHF Directory. Updates to the directory, or suggestions for new speakers, are welcomed by the committee. Please contact Adrian Allan at any time.

Printed copies are available at £3, including postage, contact

CLHF Annual Convention

The CLHF Annual Convention is now a well-established and highly valued autumn opportunity for the local historians of Cumbria to get together. It combines our short Annual General Meeting with exhibitions of projects by member groups, and includes a themed conference focusing on aspects of local history.

The next Annual convention will be held on Saturday 5th October 2019.

For further information contact Liz Kerrey