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Tue, 15 Jun 2021 19:00

Sunset Series: Crossing the Sands

Discover the extraordinary history of crossing the sands of Morecambe Bay with historian Dr Bill Shannon

Until the coming of the railways, the main way from Lancaster to Ulverston, Millom and beyond, was across the sands of the Bay at low tide, accompanied by a guide. Prior to the Reformation, these men were employed by the monasteries as an act of charity: but afterwards the Duchy of Lancaster took on the role. However, even before the coming of the monasteries, back to the Romans and earlier, people were using the Bay as their highway.

Follow in their footsteps with local historian, Dr Bill Shannon, as your guide.

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Thu, 01 Jul 2021 10:30

Butterfly Magic on Barrow Slag Banks - Guided walk/exploration for the BOOM Project

Explore this urban wildlife haven and the butterflies and wildlife that depend on it.

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Barrow slag banks are home to the endangered small blue butterfly along with a whole host of other species and beautiful wildflowers.

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Sun, 01 Aug 2021 12:00

Morecambe Bay's Tidal Islands - Guided walk to Chapel Island

Discover the secrets of the Leven Estuary and Chapel Island led by Guide to the Leven Sands, Ray Porter

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Our Chief Executive Susannah Bleakley is stepping down after 25years. To bid her farewell, we are delighted to be running one of her favourite events and offer the rare opportunity to explore Chapel Island, near Ulverston. The walk will be led by the Official Guide to the Leven Estuary, Ray Porter, who will lead us safely across the Ulverston Channel which flows between the shore and the island.

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021 19:00

Sunset Series: Crossing the Sands

Until the coming of the railways, the main way from Lancaster to Ulverston, Millom and beyond, was across the sands of the Bay at low tide, accompanied by a guide. Prior to the Reformation, these men were employed by the monasteries as an act of charity: but afterwards the Duchy of Lancaster took on the role. However, even before the coming of the monasteries, back to the Romans and earlier, people were using the Bay as their highway.

Follow in their footsteps with local historian, Dr Bill Shannon, as your guide.

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