West Lakes

Events

This page shows subjects of the meetings with speakers and visits . Events occasionally have to be changed or cancelled due to Adverse Weather or Speaker unavailability, so if a member is particularly interested in a specific event, or in bad weather please check the website shortly beforehand.
It also shows changes to dates & venue of other groups.
Further Information on other group meetings can be found on the appropriate group page.


Dates for your Diary
July 2019
Thu Jul 18thOpen MindSPEAKER Paul Waterhouse
Foulshaw Nature Reserve - Ospreys
VENUE Gosforth Public Hall
TIME 10.15 for 10.45 am
Wed Jul 24thDiscovery (Science and Technology)NO MEETING THIS MONTH
August 2019
Thu Aug 1stMore Singing for FunVENUE Seascale Methodist Hall
TIME 2.30 - 4 pm with a refreshment interval
Wed Aug 7thHistoryFeast Day. A miscellany based on food, including tastings.
Led by some committee members Offers of ideas or short inputs very welcome
VENUE Drigg Village Hall Refreshments 10.15 am
Starts 10.45 am
Thu Aug 8thArt appreciationDVD ' Painting the Modern Garden, Monet to Matisse' Pt.1
VENUE:St.Joseph's Hall, Seascale Refreshments 10.15 am until 10.35 starts 10.45 am.
Tue Aug 13thOut & AboutA Chatty lunch . A new venture !!!
Meet at 12.30pm at Calder House, Seascale to enjoy our first Chatty lunch with a pensioners meal and good company .
Tue Aug 13thOut & AboutChatty Lunch 12.30pm at Calder House
Thu Aug 15thOpen MindThe Society for the Blind Speaker Marie Scott
VENUE Gosforth Public Hall TIME 10.15 for 10.45 am
Sat Aug 17thOut & AboutGosforth Show Meet in the LOCAL HISTORY tent to see the displays
and to see our U3A display table highlighting the talks and trips
we have enjoyed over the last year and a chance to look through
some local history files while enjoying a welcome rest and natter.
Wed Aug 28thDiscovery (Science and Technology)NO MEETING THIS MONTH
Fri Aug 30thOut & AboutA theatre visit to Keswick to see “Little voices“-a northern comedy packed with sensational tunes,bold humour—named in top 50 plays of all times--coach will leave at 11.30am for afternoon performance at 2pm. Coach and tickets £30
Fri Aug 30thOut & AboutFriday visit to Little Voice at the Keswick Theatre by the Lake
The coach leaves Gosforth 11.30 am for 2 pm performance Total Cost £30
September 2019
Wed Sep 4thHistoryThe Cumbrian Reivers. Speaker Christopher Robson.
VENUE Drigg Village Hall Refreshments 10.15 am
Starts 10.45 am
Thu Sep 12thArt appreciationDVD ' Painting the Modern Garden' Pt.2
VENUE:St.Joseph's Hall, Seascale Refreshments 10.15 am until 10.35 starts 10.45 am.
Thu Sep 19thOpen MindSPEAKER Paul Pharaoh
Eskdale Mill's history, Restoration & Future
VENUE Gosforth Public Hall
TIME 10.15 for 10.45 am
Thu Sep 19thOut & AboutOPEN MIND talk on ESKDALE MILL in the morning Then Out and About to ESKDALE with a lunch and a guided visit to Eskdale mill in the afternoon
Thu Sep 19thOut & AboutAfter the Open Mind talk, we lunch at Eskdale and then a guided tour of the newly restored Eskdale Mill at Boot
October 2019
Thu Oct 17thOpen MindFrom Mines to Mountains based on a poem written to commemorate two Miss Lowther's visit. Speaker Dr Christopher Donaldson Lancaster University
VENUE Gosforth Public Hall TIME 10.15 for 10.45 am
November 2019
Thu Nov 21stOpen MindWorld Heritage Status & Our Cultural Heritage.
Speaker Jamie Lund the National Trust Archaeologist
VENUE Gosforth Public Hall
TIME 10.15 for 10.45 am
December 2019
Thu Dec 19thOpen MindRemarkable Trees & Forests of Cumbria
Speaker Edward Wilson Silviculturist
VENUE Gosforth Public Hall TIME 10.15 for 10.45 am
Christmas Refreshments after the meeting