Discover Ancient Birkrigg

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 11:00 to 13:00

Discover Ancient Birkrigg

Heritage Open Days 2017

Join Morecambe Bay Partnership and Greenlane Archaeology for a guided walk around Birkrigg Common discovering its extraordinary archaeological story and more about Birkrigg Stone Circle. Why not bring a picnic and stay for lunch too and enjoy the awesome view.

Booking required via Eventbrite

The meeting point is to the west of the Common at the crossroads of Urswick Road and White Gill Lane (near a large old quarry). For Sat Nav’s use postcode LA12 0PG (the postcode for the houses to the west of the meeting point). There is ample free car parking on the grassy area of the Common around the crossroads. Please park with courtesy to other users of the Common. Meet at 10:45 for a prompt 11:00 start. A map and further information for the event will be emailed upon booking.

The contact for the day is Michelle Cooper, Community & Heritage Training Officer for Morecambe Bay Partnership 07760 881826

Events Programme

Events Highlights

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 10:00 to 12:00
North Walney Nature Reserve Beach Clean

Spend a few hours litter picking on the stunning northern coast of Walney Island.

Volunteers new and old are most welcome. All equipment is provided, but if you can bring your own work gloves, it would be helpful.

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 10:00 to 12:30
An introduction to early modern palaeography

Unscramble the puzzles of old handwriting.

Venue: Arnside Educational Institute

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 13:00 to 14:30
South Walney Beach Clean

Come and help us clear some of the litter that washes ashore at South Walney Nature Reserve.

Meet at the Nature Reserve Car Park, postcode LA14 3YQ (grid reference SD 225 620) and remember to wrap up warm and wear sensible footwear.

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