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 18th October 2016, 7-9pm and the theme is shipping, with an added bonus of a small display on folklore and ghost tales to mark Halloween.
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