We are delighted to announce that the full draft article for Kirkby Lonsdale has been completed by Emmeline Garnett. As the first draft of an article for a small town, it represents a major milestone for the project.

The registration deadline for the Medieval Border Society conference has been extended until 27th June. Please click here for more information.

On Thursday 30th May Professor Keith Wrightson  of Yale University will be giving a public lecture at Lancaster University. His paper is  entitled ‘Also present and hearing: the common people in the age of Elizabeth I’ – all are welcome. 

Border Society: States, Governance and People, c.1150-c.1300  -  Lancaster University, Saturday 6th July 2013, 10.30 am to 4.30 pm

Local Historian, Ralph Lewthwaite will give a lecture at St Benedict's Sixth Form Centre, Whitehaven on Wednesday 24 April, 7.00pm.  All are welcome (including children over the age of 11). Lecture topics include:  The Castle, New Houses, The Brockelbanks, William Pit.

CCHT held its third Annual General Meeting on Saturday 16th March at the Rheged Centre, Penrith.