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Up-and-coming Archive Events

Carr`s Biscuits: Dunking into the Past at Carlisle Archive Centre

Please note the open day on Tuesday 7th March on the Carr's Collection is now SOLD OUT. Contact Carlisle Archive Centre on 01228 227284 or at for details of returns or similar future events.

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.

Cleator and Cleator Moor Discovery Open Evening, Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Our next Discovery Open Evening takes us on a quick excursion out to Cleator and Cleator Moor - maps, railways, mines, church records - all things from that neck of the woods. 21 March, doors open at 7pm. Refreshments available, and it's all free.

No booking is required - just turn up. If you'd like more information, please contact Whitehaven Archives

Barrow Archives Art Exhibition

New exhibition featuring original drawings by local artists including George Romney, Ben Lones, Abel Masson, Howard Penton, Ernest Sansom.