Place-names around Morecambe Bay

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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

  • 11.15am-12.15pm practical workshop

  • 12.15pm-12.30pm any questions

Booking required via Eventbrite 

The contact for the day will be Michelle Cooper michelle@morecambebay.org.uk 07760 881826

Please note you do not need to print your ticket.

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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

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.

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.

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