The society usually meets at 7.30pm in Cartmel Village Hall on 1st Thursday of the month. Free parking on site. Chargeable parking on Cartmel Park.
28 Nov 2019 – 2pm Research meeting in the Supper Room. An informal meeting to discuss member’s current research.
6 Feb 2020 – Dr Colin Penny – History of Lancaster Castle – the Museum Manager at Lancaster Castle will tell us about the castle’s history from Roman Times to the present.
5 March – Dr Alan Crosby – Cartmel Parish in a changing world 1550 to 1800 – we welcome back the popular and knowledgeable historian and author.
2 April – Rusland Horizons Field Names Project – A member of the project team will talk about collecting and mapping field-names which are a rich source for understanding landscape history at local level.
14 May –Dr Fiona Edmonds – Cartmel, the Northern Britons and the Northumbrian Kingdom – Reader in Regional History and Director of the Regional Heritage Centre. Fiona is a historian of medieval Britain and Ireland.
Summer trips TBA
3 Sept – Janet Shimmin – Margaret Fell and the Quakers in the 17th century – Janet is a Quaker and a guide at Swarthmoor Hall, Ulverston which was Margaret Fell’s home in the 17th century.
1 Oct – Simon Williams – The mystery of the chimney at Jenny Brown’s Point, Silverdale – The Chairman of Mourholme Local History Society at Silverdale. Simon has been researching why there is a chimney at Jenny Brown’s Point.
5 Nov – AGM
If you have any questions or suggestions for future speakers please contact Pat Rowland via the contact form on the Contact Us page.