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Up-and-coming Archive Events

Carr`s Biscuits: Dunking into the Past at Carlisle Archive Centre

Join us on Tuesday 7th March and browse through the Carr's Collection dating back to the 19th century and including photographs, staff magazines, staff records, recipe books and more. Tickets are free and refreshments will be served. The sessions are either 10am-12pm or 2-4pm with tickets bookable via or by contacting Carlisle Archive Centre on 01228 227284.

Discovery Open Evenings at Whitehaven Archive and Local Studies Centre

 Interested in your local history? Miners or mariners in the family? Are you curious about what west Cumbria was like to live and work in 100 years ago?
 Explore specially selected archives and dig into the past at the Discovery Open Evenings, third Tuesday of every month.

Love and Romance Discovery Open Evening, Tuesday, 21 February 2017
February is all about love, so who are we to argue? Love and Romance in the Archives will be the theme for February's Discovery Evening at Whitehaven Archive Centre, Tuesday 21 February 2017. Doors open 7pm, refreshments available and it's free.

No booking is required - just turn up. If you'd like more information, please contact Whitehaven Archives

Barrow Archives Art Exhibition

New exhibition featuring original drawings by local artists including George Romney, Ben Lones, Abel Masson, Howard Penton, Ernest Sansom.