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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:00 to 12:30

Salt, Sand and Coastal Trade : Morecambe Bay in the Seventeenth Century Bay...

A special morning discovering the fascinating world of probate records with historian Jonathan Cass. He will reveal what probate records can tell us about life around Morecambe Bay in the seventeenth century and uncover new information about the mysterious salt industries. Archivist Vicci McCann will then lead a tour of the Lancashire Archives. The events are free but booking is required for the talk and the tour. Optional extra drop in workshop with Jonathan to explore the original documents after the tour. This event is part of the 2017 Festival of Archaeology

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Sat, 17 Jun 2017 9:00 to Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:00
Heritage Skills Day - Working Safely around Morecambe Bay

Refresh your knowledge about the dangers of Morecambe Bay. Spend the morning with the fantastic team from Bay Search & Rescue to understand the risks to ensure you and your fellow volunteers stay safe.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 9:30 to 16:00
Volunteer workparty: Bracken Clearance, Birkrigg Common

Help us clear bracken from Birkrigg Common, to help protect and conserve the important archaeological monuments that are hidden beneath (bracken clearance subject to bird survey results).

Working with Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 11:00 to 16:30
Heritage Skills Day - LIDAR, Aerial Surveying and Using Drones

Interested in learning new skills to explore the historic landscape of the Bay? Come and learn the essentials of interpreting and using aerial photographs and LIDAR.

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