Morecambe Bay Partnership Conference 2016

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Wed, 09 Mar 2016 10:00 to 16:30

Morecambe Bay Partnership Conference 2016

Join us at The Platform in Morecambe to hear about all the fabulous projects currently being delivered around Morecambe Bay.

When: Wednesday 9th March 2016, 10am - 4.30pm

Where: The Platform, Old Station Buildings, Marine Road W, Morecambe

Tickets: Donations of £12 Individuals and Small organisations; £25 Large organisations, to cover hot lunch

Booking: Please book your ticket(s) online

Hot lunch and refreshments provided

Programme includes

  • Putting Morecambe Bay on the Map, Susannah Bleakley, Morecambe Bay Partnership
  • Septic tanks, sewage and sexy vegetables - selling sustainability - Chris Dessent, Creative Concern
  • Morecambe Bay’s fishermen’s stories - Jenn Mattinson, Morecambe Bay Partnership
  • Walduck’s Wall  – Simon Williams, Morecambe Bay Partnership
  • Morecambe Bay Birds – Chris Lumb, Natural England
  • Gleaston Castle, New Insights in 3D – Dan Elsworth,  Greenlane Archaeology & Adam Stanford,  Aerial-Cam  
  • North West Coast Connections - Robert Powell, National Grid
  • AGM

Suggested Donations to help cover our costs for the hot lunch (hot pie and pudding)

  • £25 per person for large organisations
  • £12 per person for small organisations and individuals
  • We want to welcome as many people as possible, so if £12 is simply too expensive for you, please ask us for one of the limited number of concessionary places.


Alternatively, you can book at ticket, via the link above and send us a cheque - payable to 'Morecambe Bay Partnership' and send to The Factory, Castle Mills, Aynam Road, Kendal LA9 7DE

Organisations can also select the 'invoice' option. To cover the extra administration, this options carry a surcharge of £3 per ticket, so your invoice will charge £28 per ticket.


This is available at a cost of £3.20 per day at 2 locations

Goods Yard

Festival Market

Public Transport Directions

Trains: Morecambe’s railway station, situated on Central Drive, is only a few minutes walk away from the venue. Timetable and fare enquiries telephone 08457 484950.

Buses: Buses run regularly along the Promenade and stop outside the venue. The bus stop is only a few moments walk away. For local bus timetable enquiries telephone 0871 200 2233 or 01524 582808 (office hours).

Bikes: Next time you visit the Platform why not come by bike? The Platform is just at the end of the Lancaster and Morecambe Greenway – a shared use path that connects Morecambe to Lancaster (and also much of the area’s off road network via the Millennium Bridge). The venue is also easily accessible from Morecambe promenade – which you can now cycle the full length of. Cycle parking is available outside.

AGM papers

The papers for the Charity AGM are attached here


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