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Levens Local History Group

Local History Group meetings

Talks are held at Levens Institute at 7:30pm on the 3rd Thursday of the month, unless otherwise stated. Admission is free to members and £2 to others.

Annual subscriptions (£10) can be paid to the treasurer, Allan Steward, at any meeting.

Events in 2017

Date  Meeting
Jan 19 AGM – Ian Hodkinson –The ague: a history of indigenous malaria in Cumbria and the north
Feb 16 Tom Clare – The Archaeology of Levens Park
Mar 16 Alan Crosby – Lords, manors and mineral rights: researching their history in South Lakeland
Apr 20 Ian Brodie – Thirlmere and the Birth of Landscape Conservation
May 18 Mike Winstanley – Happy Days? Educating the Masses, Elementary Schooling, 1818-1918
Jun 22 Dan Elsworth – Walk around Cartmel – NOTE amended date!
Sep 21 Jeremy Rowan-Robinson – Great Grandadís Army; Rifle Ranges of the Lake District
Oct 19 Christine Workman – The Felt Hat Industry
Nov 23 Eleanor Kingston – Archaeology update for the Lake District National Park
Dec 7 Oxford Archaeology North – Levens Park

Events held in previous years