Heritage Skills Day - Working Safely around Morecambe Bay

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Sat, 17 Jun 2017 9:00 to 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.

Please come equipped with wellies and waterproofs, including waterproof trousers if you have them,as we may get a little dirty! 

Booking is essential as places are limited.  

 

Images: courtesy of Bay Search and Rescue 

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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