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 Further Information on other group meetings can be found on the appropriate group page.

INSIDE EVENTS ARE STILL CANCELLED. THE WALKING GROUP IS RESTARTING
THEIR WALKS WITH SOCIALLY DISTANCING RULES.

ZOOM MEETINGS ARE NOW BEING HELD, PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE AND THE PROGRAMME REMINDERS.

Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Nov 4th 4th November Wednesday at 11 am. Please join earlier between 10.45 and 11am

THE DROVE - a re-creation of an 18th century 500 mile cattle drove from Scotland to London's Smithfield Market. It was expected to be trouble free as Tom Perdum the chief drover had promised to train the cattle so well that he'd be able to make them stop at a red traffic lights, this turned out to be an understatement.

A DVD curtesy of ‘The Striding Edge Company’
Thu Nov 5th Singing for Fun Group
5th Novemberat2pm
This is a Zoom meeting, you will need an invitation link, please book an invitation as soon as possible. Fgk40@yahoo.co.uk
Tue Nov 10th 10TH November Wednesday at 10.30 until 11.30 am
Vera Lowrey to host
Zoom Coffee and Chat
Wed Nov 11th 11th November Wednesday at 11.02 am. Please join earlier between 10.45 and 11am

Our speaker will be Barry McKay; he will talk

‘The Printed Word in Cumberland in 18th Century’ mainly on the west coast particularly Whitehaven and its role in publishing and the spread of literacy in the 18th Century. This will be in the form of books, newspapers, educational texts, chapbooks (forerunner of the penny dreadfulls) and Manx printing.
Tue Nov 17th 17th November Mark Hatton will be giving his "German Miners in Elizabethan Keswick" to Skiddaw U3A
If you missed this talk which he gave us last month please email me nearer to 17th Nov and I will send a link which Skiddaw U3A are sharing with us.
Wed Nov 18th 18th November Wednesday at 11 am. Please join earlier between 10.45 and 11am

Margaret Baker will show her slides of Peru ‘A memorable holiday in Peru’ including a visit to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Then a short YouTube film on the Nazca Lines
Wed Nov 25th 25th November Wednesday at 2pm Graham Hudson to host.

Please join earlier between 1.45pm and 2pm

Steve Wilson will talk about the ‘Materials found in a Mobile Phone’