Non-members welcome – just turn up or contact

Monthly talks on Tuesdays at 7.30pm

Venue: The Primary School, Brow Lane, Staveley, Cumbria LA8 9PH



May 9. 7pm. Ambleside walk with Jonathan Moffett.   Meet at Abbey Square at 6.30pm to share cars or at Ambleside Market Cross at 7pm.    Members expected to buy £1 heritage trail leaflet.

June 13. 7pm. Another Kendal walk with Trevor Hughes. Meet at Abbey Square at 6.30pm to share cars or at Kendal Town Hall at 7pm.

July 11. 2.30pm. A visit to High Lickbarrow. This is the former home and farm of Michael Bottomley which is now a National Trust property. Free for NT members, otherwise £10.90. Limited to 15 persons. Booking required at: 01539 821524 or staveleyhistorysociety[at]                                                                                                                                                                                    

WINTER TALKS 2017 (7.30pm at Staveley School)

October 10. Andy Lowe: ‘Making a Grand Entrance.’ A splendid start to our new season with possibly an apposite title!

November 14. Trevor Hughes: ‘Kendal ‘s Yards.’ This is based on the new book about the Yards of Kendal by Trevor Hughes and Patricia Hovey.

December 12. Sue Jones: ‘The Way it Was. Early Childhood Memories of Farming, Shops and Christmas.’  This is part of the very successful Windermere Oral History Project.