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Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:00 to 12:30

Place-names around Morecambe Bay

What's in a name? Discover the history of Cumbria and the Bay through the fantastic names found on the map.

Venue: Victoria Hall, Grange-over-Sands

Dr Fiona Edmonds, Director of Lancaster University's Regional Heritage Centre, will deliver a talk and workshop on the uses of place-name evidence for the understanding of historical themes. She will outline the general principles of place-name research, and analyse specific local examples.

The format of the morning will be:

  • 10-11am introductory talk

  • 11am-11.10am break

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Sun, 06 May 2018 10:00 to 12:00

Potts Corner Beach Clean

Join us at 10am for our beach clean at Potts Corner. Meet a lovely bunch of people and do your bit for the Bay! All ages are welcome, but young people under the age of 14 must to be supervised by an adult. All equipment is provided, but all volunteers are advised to wear warm clothing and sturdy shoes.

For more information, please contact Jean Ellis - 01524 859115 / granjean99@yahoo.com

Leader: Jean Ellis

Grid Reference: SD 413 572. Postcode: LA3 3LL

 

 

 

 

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Sat, 12 May 2018 10:00 to 12:00

Hest Bank Beach Clean

Help keep Hest Bank beach clean! Everyone is welcome, just come along and join us at 10am.

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 and suitable footwear. All equipment, including gloves, provided.

Meet at the car park over the level crossing at 10 am.

Leader: Keith Budden (kbudden@outlook.com)

Hest Bank, LA2 6HW (GR SD 468 667)

 

 

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Sat, 02 Jun 2018 10:00 to 12:00

Sunderland Point Beach Clean

Join us at 10am for our beach clean at the unique Sunderland Point. Meet a lovely bunch of people and do your bit for the Bay! All ages are welcome, but young people under the age of 14 must to be supervised by an adult. All equipment is provided, but all volunteers are advised to wear warm clothing and sturdy shoes.

For more information, please contact Jean Ellis - 01524 859115 / granjean99@yahoo.com

Leader: John Gilchrist

Grid Reference: SD 427 562. Postcode: LA3 3HR

 

 

 

 

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Sat, 16 Jun 2018 10:00 to 12:00

Morecambe Lodge Beach Clean

All volunteers welcome to come and help clean the beach, just turn up on the day at 10 am.

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 and suitable footwear. All equipment, including gloves, provided.

Meet at the road end by the shore. Morecambe Lodge, LA5 8JP (GR SD 469 674)

Leader: Keith Budden (kbudden@outlook.com)

 

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Sun, 01 Jul 2018 10:00 to Sun, 28 Oct 2018 16:00

Festival of the Bay 2018

A summer-long celebration of Morecambe Bay

Morecambe Bay - a place like no other... Discover it in new ways this summer.

Take your pick from a programme of walks, talks, tours, workshops, performances, exhibitions and special celebration events and be inspired by the Bay’s extraordinary nature, culture, history and landscape.

Nature | Heritage | Bikes | Buildings | Community

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