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 events may be added to this programme.

Events in 2019

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

Postal history of Cumbria: with particular reference to West Cumberland
Mike Mapleton
Viking longhouses in Cumbria

Steve Dickinson

Spring Outing - visit to Yanwath Hall and Penrith Museum

Tim Stanley-Clamp


Short AGM and exhibits. Talk: A social history of Loweswater through three periods of change
Dr Derek Denman
Cumbria's explosive coast
Bill Myers
The first batallion of the Border Regiment at the battle of Arnhem 1944

Stuart Eastwood

Autumn outing to be arranged

Tim Stanley-Clamp


Bernard Bradbury Memorial Lecture. Creating Cockermouth Castle: the historical context [working title].

Organised by Cockermouth Civic Trust with Cockermouth Heritage Group and L&DFLHS

Professor Richard Oram
25th Anniversary Lecture. Lordship and Manor: the Norman imprint on the Society's area of interest.
Professor Angus Winchester
Roman roads through the lakes

Dr Paul Hindle

Visitors are welcome to attend the talks at £3.00 including refreshments afterwards.