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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:00 to Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:00

Shifting Sands Symposium

When: Monday 18 - Tuesday 19 July

Where: Based in Kendal, Cumbria. Site visits to Walney Island and Fylde

Cost: £25 per day.

Booking: Essential, book now

A 2 day workshop in Cumbria and Lancashire, for anyone involved in studying, monitoring, volunteering, managing or working on sand dunes or shingle.

This is a great opportunity to hear the latest ideas, enjoy sunny* site visits and chat with sand dune experts: 

Coach provided between the venues. Kendal will be our base. *Sunshine, whilst very likely, is not guarenteed. 


Organised by Morecambe Bay Partnership, Headlands to Headspace team in partnership with Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Lancashire Wildlife Trust, Natural England, National Trust and the Sand Dune and Shingle Network.

Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and WREN.


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Tue, 15 Jun 2021 19:00
Sunset Series: Crossing the Sands

Until the coming of the railways, the main way from Lancaster to Ulverston, Millom and beyond, was across the sands of the Bay at low tide, accompanied by a guide.

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