09/2017 Events

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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

A fun morning with Bay Search and Rescue

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. Learn about tides and local phenomena, wind effect, channel movement, quicksand and extraction.

There will be a short classroom session followed by an out-door practical session including a trip out on the Coastal Adventures Machine.

 

Please arrive around 8.30am for a 9am start at the BSAR base at the end of Moor Lane, Flookburgh.

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Sat, 02 Sep 2017 10:00 to 12:00

Sunderland Point Beach clean

Sunderland Point - Meet at public toilets Grid Ref: SD 427 562. Postcode: LA3 3HR


Lead Contact: John Gilchrist. Tel: 01524 858693 

All ages are welcome but young people under the age of 14 years need to be supervised by an adult. Participants are advised to bring warm clothing. All equipment, including gloves, provided. 

 

 

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Sat, 09 Sep 2017 10:00 to 12:00

Hest Bank beach clean

Come and help keep Hest Bank lovely.

(LA2 6HW / GR SD 468 667)

Meet at the car park over the level crossing. All volunteers welcome. All equipment provided.

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Sat, 09 Sep 2017 10:00

Holgates beach, Silverdale

Beach clean

Holgates Beach

Meet at Holgates Caravan park car park, Cove Road, Silverdale LA5 0SH.

All volunteers welcome. All equipment provided.

 

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Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:30 to 15:30

Heritage Skills Day - Leading a Good Guided Tour

Overton Memorial Hall

If you work as a volunteer with a heritage site or lead (or would like to lead) local history walks in your area, refresh your skills for giving a good tour. Presentation tips, managing groups around a site, sensible route planning and learn how to do risk assessments. This training will be led by Minerva Heritage who specialise in Heritage Interpretation. The training is FREE, but pre-booking is essential.

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Events Programme

Events Highlights

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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