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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 2017, which runs from March to November, is available to download here. Walks book up very quickly, so please plan ahead.
Friday 2 June – Sunday 4 June: AGM Week, Uberash to the Rakes – Friday morning starts with a good walk over Hutton Roof to explore the limestone geology and landforms with Peter Standing, and in the evening, the Landscape Trust AGM at the Heron Theatre, followed by a lecture, Trowbarrow Quarry, a Conservation Success Story. Saturday’s walk is Flowers of Lancelot Storth led by Ann and Charles Dale. On Sunday there’s an opportunity for you to meet the Reserves team and enjoy exploring the Landscape Trust’s reserves and two other private reserves. Please note that booking is required for the Saturday walks. You do not need to book for the Sunday walks, but please let us know if you are visiting. Further details are available below.
Saturday 24 June – Sunday 25 June: Landscape Trust at the Silverdale and Arnside Arts Trail – An exhibition, two walks and a lecture about one of our more unusual phenomenons, tidal bores. Over the weekend Underwater Morecambe Bay by Gordon Fletcher will be our exhibition based at Arnside Cemetery Chapel. The two short easy walks are Saturday’s Rocky Secrets of Arnside Knott by Tim Tranter and on Sunday Flowers of Arnside Knott by Julie Clarke. Tidal Bores of the World by Antony Colas on Sunday evening will tell us all about the Arnside Bore, the venue is Heron Theatre, Beetham. It is essential to book for the walks and tickets are required for the lecture, and all are welcome to enjoy the free exhibition. Full details and booking forms are available below.
Uberash to the Rakes, Flowers of Lancelot Storth and Reserves Walks – Further details and booking form
Rocky Secrets of Arnside – Further details and booking form
Flowers of Arnside Knott – Further details and booking form
Tidal Bores of the World – Further details
Telephone: 01524 761034