The Society usually runs an annual programme of six talks on the second Thursdays of alternate months, plus the AGM. These were normally held at the Yew Tree Hall in High Lorton.  Talks at meetings will also be streamed to members using Zoom. 

For the Zoom talks members need to supply an email address.

Talks normally start at 7.30pm

Events in 2023

The next L&DFLHS event poster.
The poster for our next event.

The Cumberland Bard: Robert Anderson.
Dr Sue Allan

 Lake District geology.

Dr Ian Francis

The Loweswater burglary of 1816 and its aftermath.
Ray Greenhow
'Feeding the Industrial Revolution'
Dr Michael Winstanley
Guided walk in Allonby, start 10:30 am.
Lena Stanley-Clamp
Loaves & Fishes: the Mills, Fishponds, and Grange of Shap Abbey
Kevin Grice
30th Anniversary Social event in the garden of Armaside House (pm).
Fiona & Charles Lambrick
Historical walk in Pardshaw and Mosser. Start 1:30 pm at Pardshaw Meeting House. 6 Sep is now full

Sandra Shaw 01900829812

Our short AGM (new Date) followed by 'The Dacre Family: a History'.

Maks Loth-Hill 

'Landscape and Memory: the Cocker Valley revisited in words, music, and pictures.' Organised by Cockermouth Civic Trust in association with L&DFLHS. Tickets from:

Prof Angus Winchester and fiends. Kirkgate Centre 7.30pm. Tickets £7.50

Historical Walk Coniston Slate Mines.

contact James Lusher

'Mitchell's: Auctioneers for 150 years'
John Marr

Talks are included in the membership, and visitors are welcome to attend the talks at the hall at £4.00 including refreshments afterwards.