West Lakes

Events

This page shows subjects of the meetings, activities, events and visits. Occasionally these have to be changed or cancelled, often due to speaker unavailability.
Further individual group information can be found on the appropriate group page.

Indoor meetings and events incur a small charge. Non members are welcome to try a couple of sessions before becoming a member. Annual membership is currently £6 per year.

PLEASE CHECK THIS WEBSITE REGULARLY FOR UPDATES AND CHANGES


Dates for your Diary
May 2024
Mon May 20thChair based exercisesChair Based Exercise Sessions
Gosforth Public Hall,
2.30-3.30 followed by refreshments
Sessions are currently free.
Sessions delivered by Lin Davis .
All welcome.
Mon May 20thTai ChiTai Chi led by Kerry Wright

Gosforth Public Hall 11:30 - 12:30 followed by refreshments
Tue May 21stFamily History Group10.00 to 12.00 Santon Village Hall supper room
A laptop/smartphone or tablet are required for these sessions.
Please email Hilary Chalmers at westlakesu3afhg@gmail.com for further information or to express an interest.
For beginners and more experienced researchers in a supportive and collaborative environment
Tue May 21stUkeleleThe inaugural session of the new Ukulele Group, initially a house group, led by Janet Hardy
This group is for players who enjoy making music together, not for those who wish to learn.

Please ask contact with Janet before attending for the first time.
janethardy36@gmail.com
Wed May 22ndFrench ConversationThe Kellbank, Gosforth, every Wednesday 10.15- 12.15
This group is currently at capacity with a short waiting list
Contact James 07931996742
Wed May 22ndIT/Digital support drop inIT/Digital support sessions
Gosforth Library, call in any time between 4 and 5pm. ( during normal library opening hours)
We look forward to seeing you
Thu May 23rdReadingSt Mary's Rooms Gosforth. 10.30 start.
Please check back here for any updates and details of latest book or contact
Beneta Livesey
Thu May 23rdAdvanced Recorder ConsortFor more advanced players who can hold one to a part and move between F and C instruments easily. Details from 07817499849. smithybrow@icloud.com
Santon Village Hall supper room 2nd and 4 th Thursdays every month.
2-4pm
Fri May 24thRecorders ( Intermediate )Recorders - Intermediate .
10-00-12-00
Santon Village Hall supper room. Please email smithybrow@icloud.com or ring 07817499849 before coming for the first time.
Fri May 24thFolk Country DancingFolk Country Dancing led by Betsey Menzies

2-3.30 Gosforth Public Hall including refreshments.
Mon May 27thChair based exercisesChair Based Exercise Sessions
Gosforth Public Hall,
2.30-3.30 followed by refreshments
Sessions are currently free.
Sessions delivered by Lin Davis .
All welcome.
Tue May 28thDiscovery (Science and Technology)"The Lancaster Bomber " a talk & film presented by Alan Banks
St Marys Room , Gosforth
Refreshments from 2pm for a 2.30 start
Wed May 29thFrench ConversationThe Kellbank, Gosforth, every Wednesday 10.15- 12.15
This group is currently at capacity with a short waiting list
Contact James 07931996742
Thu May 30thOut & AboutVisit to Haverigg Prison. A welcome to the new Departure Lounge Cafe for coffee - hear about the smokery/ plant nursery/wood joinery. Opportunity to buy plants , smoked goods , vegetables etc from the prison shop.
Simple lunch of pie or sandwich, drink and cake.
Call at St Michael's Church, Bootle en route home for a possible short talk.
Cost will be £20
Book via Vera 019467 25213
Fri May 31stFolk Country DancingFolk Country Dancing led by Betsey Menzies

2-3.30 Gosforth Public Hall including refreshments.
June 2024
Mon Jun 3rdTai ChiTai Chi led by Kerry Wright

Gosforth Public Hall 11:30 - 12:30 followed by refreshments
Wed Jun 5thHistoryA talk about 'St Cuthbert" The speaker will be live onscreen rather than in person.
Drigg Village Hall
Refreshments from 10.15 for a 10.45 start
Mon Jun 10thTai ChiTai Chi led by Kerry Wright

Gosforth Public Hall 11:30 - 12:30 followed by refreshments
Thu Jun 13thArt appreciationVisit to St James' and Moresby Churches and Moresby Hall, Whitehaven . This is a joint visit with Drigg Local History Group.
Lunch at Moresby Hall. ( not included in price and pre booking recommended )
Coach travel available at a cost of £10
Booking essential via Liz on 019467 28725
Mon Jun 17thTai ChiTai Chi led by Kerry Wright

Gosforth Public Hall 11:30 - 12:30 followed by refreshments
Mon Jun 24thTai ChiTai Chi led by Kerry Wright

Gosforth Public Hall 11:30 - 12:30 followed by refreshments
Tue Jun 25thDiscovery (Science and Technology)"Geophysics Assessment of a potential Repository Site" a talk by GDF Technical Staff
St Mary's Room Gosforth
Refreshments from 2pm for a 2.30 start
Thu Jun 27thOut & AboutVisit to Blackwell Arts and Craft House , Windermere for a guided tour and time look around and eat lunch or picnic then visit to Jetty Museum, Usual departure times. Return- leave Windermere 4.15pm

Cost £25

Further details and to book contact Vera 019467 25213
September 2024
Tue Sep 24thDiscovery (Science and Technology)Ecology - Fauna and Flora of the LLWR Drigg a talk by Chris Arthur Nuclear Waste Services.
St Marys Room Gosforth
Refreshments from 2pm for a 2.30 start
October 2024
Tue Oct 22ndDiscovery (Science and Technology)Visit to the LLWR site at Drigg to see the recent Technical Developments, Fauna and Flora
Meet at Drigg Village Hall for 10.30am
NOTE Change of Time and Meeting Point
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