Visits and lectures

2017/18 PROGRAMME

All ‘Member’s Lecture Evenings’ described below are held at 7.30pm on the first Wednesday of the month in the Friend’s Meeting House, (FMH), Kirkgate. The exception is the October Meeting which starts at 7.00pm.Members are also welcome to attend occasional committee meetings at the same location on the last Wednesday of every month (7.00pm).

Thursday 7th – Sunday 10th September, various times

Heritage Open Days Events’

A number of events including building openings & Conservation Area Anniversary Exhibition. Please see full programme available from the Tourist Information Centre

Thursday 7th – Sunday 10th September, various times

‘Heritage Open Days Events’

A number of events including building openings & Conservation Area Anniversary Exhibition. Please see full programme available from the Tourist Information Centre

Wednesday 4th October, 7.00pm, FMH

‘50th Anniversary Member’s Meeting’

Katie Gentry – entertainment.

“Cockermouth – 50 Years Ago and Today”

Presented by Brian Coley.

Wednesday 1st November, 7.30pm, FMH

‘Member’s Lecture Evening’

“Putting the House to Bed”

Speaker – Rachel Painter, Wordsworth House

Wednesday 6th December, 7.30pm, FMH

‘AGM & Member’s Lecture Evening’

“Christmas in Cumberland”

Speaker – Ros Earthy

Wednesday 7th February, 7.30pm, FMH

‘Member’s Lecture Evening’

“Past and Modern-day Techniques”

Speaker – Steve Brailey, Cockermouth Mountain Rescue

Wednesday 7th March, 7.30pm, FMH

‘Member’s Lecture Evening’

“Wellington Farm – have we diversified?”

Speaker – Leigh Stamper

Wednesday 18th April, 7.30pm, FMH

‘Member’s Lecture Evening’

“The Role of the Town Centre Manager”

Speaker – Joe Broomfield

 

In addition to the above lecture programme we will be holding our Annual Luncheon and will be organising a visit to an interesting place. Dates and venues still to be arranged.

There will be Castle Tours on various dates during the year as usual.

Heritage Open Days in 2018 are 6th to 9th September.

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