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
|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 15||Dan Elsworth – Walk around Cartmel|
|Sep 21||Jeremy Rowan-Robinson – Great Grandadís Army; Rifle Ranges of the Lake District|
|Oct 19||Christine Workman – The Felt Hat Industry|
|Nov 23||Oxford Archaeology North – Levens Park|