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 activities are listed and described below the programme.

Events in 2017

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

Cumbria's Traditional Buildings
June Hall
150 years of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society
Professor Angus Winchester
Cumbria and the Caribbean: a history.
Dr Diane Rushworth
Society visit to Lanercost Priory and Holm Cultram Abbey, 10am - 4pm

Tim Stanley-Clamp


AGM followed by talk 'Holme Cultram Abbey: recent archaeological work'
Mark Graham
Cumbrian Minerals
Ian Tyler
A passionate sisterhood
Kathleen Jones
Sixth Bernard Bradbury Memorial Lecture
From barren waste to national treasure: how we learned to love the Lake District.
Grevel Lindop
LDFLHS sponsor and exhibitor at Lorton coffe and cake morning
Yew Tree Hall 10.30

Visitors and county members are welcome to attend the talks at

£3.00 including refreshments afterwards.

Other Society Activities and programme details:

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