Programme 2021

Non-members welcome – just turn up or contact

Monthly talks on Thursdays at 7.30pm

Temporary Venue: St Anne’s Church, Ings,  nr Staveley, Cumbria, LA8 9PY


June 3rd 2.00pm. A walk round Troutbeck Village with Andy Lowe. (Postponed from May 20th due to bad weather) Meet at Abbey Square at 1.30pm to share cars or 1.45pm at car-park by Church Bridge just below Troutbeck Church. The walk will last 2 hours.

June 17th 2.00pm. Visit to Crag House Farm sheep-wash with Peter Noble by kind invitation of Mr and Mrs Edward Park. Farm is on gated road from Ings, past Borwick Fold and Hag End in direction of Cleabarrow. Meet at 1.45pm at Ings Parish Hall to travel in convoy or meet at farm at 2pm. The walk will last about 2 hours. Post-walk refreshments included.

July 15th 2.00pm. The Roman Road through Ings with David Ratledge. Meet at Mislet Farm for 2pm start. The walk which will last 2 hours, will take us across fields SW toward White House, then back up to Mislet Brow on the Moor Howe Road.


Thursdays in Church or Hall, Ings, LA8 9PY

Advice on venue, distancing, masks etc available nearer the time

October 21st: AGM at 6.30pm. Talk will follow at 7.30pm. A Lakeland boyhoodwith Lord David Clark of Windermere. David grew up in Windermere, attending Bowness Elementary School and Windermere Grammar School. He became a Labour Member of Parliament and now sits in the House of Lords.

November 18th: 7.30pm Crossfields of Arnside’ with Alasdair Simpson. Crossfields were leading builders of yachts and Morecambe Prawners from the 1840s to 1940s. Boats they built include Arthur Ransome’s Swallow.

All dates provisional and dependent on latest coronavirusguidance’.

Please check website for latest updates or phone Events Secretary.