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CCHT will be represented at Lancaster University's forthcoming Community Day event on 6th May at a session devoted to 'Exploring Maps and Memory'. Do you love old maps? Are you interested in historical depictions of Lancashire and Cumbria? If so, then please join us.

The next study day event hosted by the Regional Heritage Centre will take place on Saturday 29 April. The focus will be on  Vikings in the North-West and Irish Sea Region.

In an exhibit marking the 150th anniversary of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, John Hodkinson's 'Archaeology of the Mind' compares the 'eye' and 'instinct' which inform his art practice with the archaeologist's 'eye' and 'instinct' - both seeing clues an

There are still places left at the CWAAS anniversary conference. This special full-day event will explore the Society's contribution to research and scholarship in Cumbria over 150 years.

Linking in with the British Festival of Archaeology, Bay Archaeology Festival: Rediscovering the Bay’s Old Ways will take place from 16 – 31 July and will include family activities, a lecture series, walks, talks and training opportunities.

The 120th Anniversary of the arrival of the Vieille Montagne Company in Nenthead will be celebrated on the weekend of 6-7 August with an international conference, mine trips and gala (see here for poster and

The Landscape Trust is hosting a series of lectures and workshops on the history of mapping and landscape photography on the weekend of 7th - 8th May in Arnside.

Members of CCHT are invited to attend the AGM at Lowther Castle on Thursday 14th April at 7.30. The event will include a presentation on recent developments to the CCHT website. CCHT will also be making a presentation at the CWAAS AGM on Saturday 9th April.

Angus Winchester will give a lecture entitled "Investigating, describing and preserving": 150 years of the CWAAS. The meeting will be held in the Shakespeare Centre, Highgate, Kendal commencing 7.30pm.

Visitors are welcome and there is a charge of £2.50.