Visits and lectures


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. Members are also welcome to attend occasional committee meetings at the same location on the third Thursday of every month (7.00pm).

‘Heritage Open Days Events’ – Thursday 8th – Sunday 11th September, various times
A number of events including lectures, building openings & John Dalton 250th Anniversary. Please see full programme available from the Tourist Information Centre

Cockermouth Civic Trust Programme for 2016-17
Date Speaker Topic
05/10/2016 Phil Brown Saving Cumbria’s Wildlife and Wild Places
02/11/2016 Jane Laskey Senhouse Museum – Latest Finds
07/12/2016 Julie Ward Neighbourhood Planning
Christmas break
01/02/2017 Stephen Bray Non Tech New Reactor
01/03/2017 Diane Hewitt National Garden Scheme
05/04/2017 Darren Ward Restoring Underscar Manor

In addition to the above lecture programme we will be holding our Annual Dinner around April time and our Annual Visit on a date to be arranged.

The Cockermouth Civic Trust was formed in 1967 so 2017 will be our 50th Anniversary. We will be organising a special event(s) to celebrate this.

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

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