West Lakes


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.


Dates for your Diary
August 2022
Thu Aug 25thReadingSt Mary's Rooms Gosforth. 10.30 start. Please check back here for any updates and details of latest book.
Fri Aug 26thRecordersRecorders - all levels welcome. Very Beginners - 10.00
Refreshments available from 10.15
Playing from 10.30-12.00
Santon Village Hall supper room. Please email smithybrow@icloud.com or ring 07817499849 before coming for the first time.
Every 2nd and 4th Friday in the month
September 2022
Wed Sep 7thHistoryGraham Whalan-" Gilbert and Sullivan in South Cumbria"
Drigg Village Hall. Refreshments from 10.15. for a 10.45 start
Thu Sep 8thArt appreciationA Spanish Artist on DVD - artist will be confirmed nearer the time
St Joseph's Church Hall, Seascale.
Refreshments from 10.15 for 10.45 start.
Thu Sep 15thOpen MindJohn Kent Britain's First Black Policeman by Ray Greenhow
Gosforth Public Hall. Refreshments from 10.15 for a 10.45 start
October 2022
Wed Oct 5thHistoryRachel Oakley- "Evolving Ennerdale"
Thu Oct 13thArt appreciationLowry's Cumberland - a talk by Tony Calvin.
St Joseph's Church Hall, Seascale.
Refreshments from 10.15 for 10.45 start.
Thu Oct 20thOpen MindKidney Transplants & Organ donations a talk by Stephen Hancock who has had a transplant
Tue Oct 25thDiscovery (Science and Technology)BAKING is a CHEMISTRY Thing
Steven Wilson Royal Society of Chemistry
VENUE St Mary's Room Gosforth
TIME 2.30pm
November 2022
Wed Nov 2ndHistoryMarilyn Marshall - showing the film made for the Miracle Worker Project at H.M Factory Gretna.
Plus - Jack Barty - from concert party to Hollywood with Laurel and Hardy and
Irving Bentley alias Herbert Taylor - bigamist ? or trigamist?
Thu Nov 17thOpen Mind'Frozen Nostril Hairs' in the Arctic at Bardufoss a talk by Vivienne Tregidga
December 2022
Wed Dec 7thHistoryJanet Smith -" Holker Hall and the Cavendish family"