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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.
 Next open evening is 20th September 2016, 7-9pm. when it's a "Back to School" theme - old school log books, school magazines, photos. We might even be able to find a few tests to have a go at. Bring along your old school report, photo or your old school tie. Tuck shop opens 7pm!

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


DURING 2016 (remaining dates) 
150th anniversary of the founding of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society (CWAAS) in 1866.
A special anniversary display and exhibition of archives will be on show as follows:

Barrow Archive and Local Studies Centre: 4 November-10 December 2016
Archives of the CWAAS in relation to Furness Abbey