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Walks, talks & exhibitions
Whether you have lived in the AONB all your life or are just visiting, why not come along to our walks, talks and exhibitions to discover or learn something new about the wildlife, history and charm of this special landscape.
Most events are free to members of the Landscape Trust, but non-members are welcome for a nominal charge. The full programme of events for 2018, which runs from March to November, is available to download here. Walks book up quickly so please plan ahead.
Friday 22 June – “Gait Barrows”. This walk by Glen Swainson and Peter Standing, at Gait Barrows NNR, will cover conservation and natural history.
Saturday 23 June – “Flowers and History of Arnside Cemetery” by Julie Clarke and Peter Standing. A short stroll in the cemetery grounds. Part of the Silverdale and Arnside Art and Craft Trail.
Booking for these free walks is required, please see full details and booking forms below.
Saturday and Sunday 23 and 24 June – 10.30 am to 5.30 pm – “Gait Barrows, Pavement Art Meets Science” Our exhibition at Arnside Cemetery Chapel is part of the Silverdale and Arnside Art and Craft Trail. Further details and poster.
Sunday 24 June – “Silverdale Station”, an open afternoon between 1.30 pm and 4.00 pm by Margaret Mackintosh. The waiting room designed by Paley and Austin is presented as a free event by the Friends of the Station.
Thursday 12 July – “Floral Survey of Coldwell” Come along and help Gary Marsh and team carry out their annual reserves floral survey. Numbers are limited to 20 so please let us know if you are coming along. Please see full details and booking form below.
Telephone: 01524 761034