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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, Gordon Pitt, at any meeting.

Events in 2018

Date       Meeting
Jan 18 AGM – Ian Hodkinson –Science, superstition and sorcery: ‘wise men’ in Westmorland during the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries
Feb 15 Dr Christopher Donaldson – Journeys over Morecambe Bay before and after the Age of Steam
Mar 15 Tony Foster – A Trip to Switzerland in 1916: A little known aspect of WW1
Apr 19 Peter Standing – The Boundaries of Beetham
May 17 Janet Smith – The Families of Holker Hall
Jun 21 Trevor Hughes – Walk: The Yards of Kendal
Sep 20 Margaret Owen – Hubert at the Front: The WWI Experiences of Sergeant Hubert Simpson, R.A.M.C.
Oct 18 Dr. Bill Shannon – Mapping Morecambe Bay - the Early Years
Nov 15 Jules Wooding – Lest we forget: how Remembrance has evolved
Dec 13 Jamie Lund – The Lake District World Heritage Site: What does it mean one year on?

Events held in previous years