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 2018

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

The Derwentwater disaster
Ray Greenhow
The Great War - Ambleside's story
Judith Schingler
The remarkable literary history of Mirehouse
John Spedding
Visit to Mirehouse, hosted by John Spedding. Details in due course

Tim Stanley-Clamp


Our (short) AGM, see the notice here

Followed by talk 'Stone circles of Cumbria'

Dr Tom Clare
William Brownrigg MD, FRCS: 'a physician and philosopher eminently distinguished'
Dr Phil Sykes
Breaking up is hard to do: selling the Lowther estates in West Cumberland
Dr Alan Crosby
Visit by coach to Caldbeck, for guided walk and lunch. Coach £10

Tim Stanley-Clamp 01900336542

Markets to Supermarkets: 200 years of shopping
Dr Michael Winstanley

Visitors and county members are welcome to attend the talks at

£3.00 including refreshments afterwards.