Discover the secrets of the Leven Estuary and Chapel Island led by Guide to the Leven Sands, Ray PorterOur Chief Executive Susannah Bleakley is stepping down after 25years. To bid her farewell, we are delighted to be running one of her favourite events and offer the rare opportunity to explore Chapel Island, near Ulverston. The ... Read more
The Ulverston Community Calendar features events in and around the LA12 postcode area. Please check the location details of each event before making plans to attend. You may need a car or other form of transport in order to get there. Events may be subject to change or cancellation without notice. If you’d like to add a community event to the calendar, please let us know about it. Events in LA12 are listed free of charge.
Local archaeologist, Dan Elsworth, will talk about his work and research in Barrow-in-Furness.Join local archaeologist, Dan Elsworth, for an online talk about his work and research in Barrow-in-Furness.Dan Elsworth a Director of Greenlane Archaeology, based in Ulverston, has been working on archaeological projects for 22 years.He has worked on numerous excavations, surveys, building investigations, desk-based ... Read more
Explore the usually inaccessible Kirkhead Tower, discover prehistoric stories and enjoy wonderful views of Morecambe Bay.Explore the usually inaccessible Tower (a probable 19th century Summer House), discover prehistoric stories and enjoy wonderful views of Morecambe Bay.The tours will head off from Kents Bank Station. Guides will share information about recent conservation works, the fascinating history ... Read more
Morecambe Bay is one of the UK's top 3 migration destinations for winter birds. But where do they come from, and how do they find their way?Join Morecambe Bay Partnership's Nature and Wildlife Officer for a deep dive into the mysterious process of migration. Learn about the incredible journeys of the birds we see on ... Read more
Would you like to improve your skills in historical research, and to learn more about the history of Furness and surrounding areas?The Victoria County History of Cumbria project and Morecambe Bay Partnership are pleased to announce a new course designed to provide a wide-ranging overview of skills involved in historical research.The course will last for ... Read more
Join Yolanda Aze, Community Engagement Officer for Living Seas North West, for this special talk on the marine life of Morecambe Bay.At first glance, few people would guess that Morecambe Bay supports an abundance of life in its ever-shifting seas. Yet the seas off our coast are teeming with life! They are wholeheartedly 'living' with ... Read more
Take a trip back to the late 18th century as Bill Froggatt tells us of the fascinating history of the Lancaster CanalJoin Heritage Advisor to the Canal and Rivers Trust Bill Froggatt as he tells us the intriguing story of the building of the Lancaster Canal. The Lancaster Canal and the Glasson Branch were built ... Read more
Dr Sunita Abraham and Lancaster Black History Group explore Lancaster’s links to transatlantic slavery.Lancaster Black History Group (LBHG) is a new grassroots community group of local residents working to fight racism through education. Over the last 10 months, members of the local community have been working alongside LBHG members to research the ways in which ... Read more
Discover important sand dunes around Morecambe Bay and the Cumbrian coast and how they are being restored for people and wildlifeJoin Eve Mullholland from Cumbria Wildlife Trust as she shares the story of the sand dunes around the Cumbrian coast and the Dynamic Dunescapes project which aims to restore the dunes and make them healthier ... Read more
Explore one of Morecambe Bay's most significant historic sitesJoin expert guide and local author, Gill Jepson, to discover more about this incredible religious site - one of the true treasures of Morecambe Bay.Dating from the 12th century, this Cistercian abbey was considered, at its height, to be the second richest and most powerful abbey in ... Read more
Morecambe Bay Sunset Series: Delve into the woods and discover more about the pine marten. Should this once-local species be brought back?Dr Mic Mayhew from the University of Cumbria's Back on our Map (BOOM) project will reveal the ecology of our most elusive mustelid and describe the results of a feasibility study to consider the ... Read more
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