Programme


The Society runs an annual programme of six talks on the second Thursdays of alternate months. These are usually held at the Yew Tree Hall in High Lorton, starting at 7.30pm. Other events may be added to this programme.

Events in 2018/9

The next L&DFLHS event poster.
The Next L&DFLHS Event (click it for printable poster)

From Markets to Supermarkets: 200 years of shopping in Cumbria
Dr Michael Winstanley
Postal history of Cumbria: with particular reference to West Cumberland
Mike Mapleton
25th Anniversary Lecture. Lordship and Manor: the Norman imprint on the area covered by the Society.
Professor Angus Winchester
Spring Outing - to be arranged

Tim Stanley-Clamp

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Viking longhouses in Cumbria

Steve Dickinson
Short AGM and exhibits. Talk: A social history of Loweswater through key moments in time
Dr Derek Denman
Cumbria's explosive coast
Bill Myers
The first batallion of the Border Regiment at the battle of Arnhem 1944

Stuart Eastwood

Autumn outing to be arranged

Tim Stanley-Clamp

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Roman roads through the lakes

Dr Paul Hindle


Visitors are welcome to attend the talks at £3.00 including refreshments afterwards.