Non-members welcome – just turn up or contact

Monthly talks on Thursdays at 7.30pm (December and January at 2.30pm)

Venue: Ings Parish Hall,  nr Staveley, Cumbria, LA8 9PY




October 18. 7.30pm. ‘The Viking longhouse in Kentmere’ with Steve Dickinson. Steve last spoke to us in the early 1990s about the Kentmere Archaeological Project 1981-90.

November 15. 7.30pm. ‘Cumbrian iron mining’ with Bill Myers. Bill is an expert in the industrial history of Barrow and West Cumbria.

December 20. 2.30pm. Quiz and social event. Further details to be announced.


January 17. 2.30pm. ‘300 years of schooling in Satterthwaite and Rusland’ with Suzanne Tiplady. Suzanne co-authored ‘The Parish of Satterthwaite: A Social History’ published in 2014.

February 21. 7.30pm. ‘Bank barns, boskins and bee boles (old Lakeland Farm buildings)’ with Andy Lowe. Another welcome return from an old friend of the Society.

March 21. 7.30pm. ‘From log-boats to steam launches in the Lake District’ with Diana Matthews.  Diana is patron of the Lakeland Arts Trust, which owns the Windermere Steamboat Museum founded by her father George Henry Pattinson.

April 18. 7.30pm. AGM and members’ evening.






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