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Wednesday 26th September

Wednesday 26th September 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Earthwatch in Amazonia

After a speedy AGM, explorer and biologist Dr Myles Ripley will describe his work with an Earthwatch expedition in the Amazonian jungle.

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Wednesday 3rd October

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Wednesday 3rd October 2018 7:30pm

History Society – The Strange Decline of the Cumbrian ‘Statesman’

An illustrated talk by Christine Craghill on the decline of the statesman or yeoman farmers in the nineteenth century.

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Friday 5th October

Friday 5th October 2018 9:30am - 11:00am

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – Rachel Storytime at Sedbergh Little People

Rachel’s Storytime will be coming to Sedbergh Little People.

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Friday 5th October 2018 3:00pm

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – Rebecca Andrew-Crowe: One Day at a Time

One Day At A Time is the first publication by Rebecca Andrew-Crowe. Much more than a book, it is an initiative to help others and create reform within the NHS for patients who find themselves in despair.

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Friday 5th October 2018 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – An evening with Roger Stevens, Poet, Musician & Author

An Evening of  words, music, comedy and dinner with Roger Stevens

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Saturday 6th October

Saturday 6th October 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – Nanna Strawberry – Book Signing with Audrey Wilson

Local author Audrey Wilson will be bringing her wonderful Nanna Strawberry books, where you can chat to her and get your copies signed.

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Saturday 6th October 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – Family Poetry Session

Roger Stevens is one of the UK’s best poets writing for children. His poetry collections are constantly high in the book charts and his lively performances all over Britain introduce thousands of children to creativity through language.

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Saturday 6th October 2018 - Sunday 7th October 2018 11:00am - 3:00pm

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – Book Inspired Crafts

These free workshops will be running throughout the day, no booking required.

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Saturday 6th October 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – Alex Johnson, Book Towns

Alex will be at Westwood Books where you can chat to him about his Book Town explorations and get your copies of the book signed.

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Saturday 6th October 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – Alex Johnson, Book Towns

Alex will be at Westwood Books where you can chat to him about his Book Town explorations and get your copies of the book signed.

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Saturday 6th October 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – In Conversation with the Yorkshire Shepherdess

We are thrilled to announce that Amanda Owen, the Yorkshire Shepherdess will be attending Sedbergh Book Town Festival.

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Sunday 7th October

Sunday 7th October 2018 10:00am - 11:00am

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – Children’s Creative writing session with Claire Griffel

Claire Griffel has been writing stories and poems since she was little. She is a children’s storyteller and has her own magic dust and carpet.

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Saturday 6th October 2018 - Sunday 7th October 2018 11:00am - 3:00pm

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – Book Inspired Crafts

These free workshops will be running throughout the day, no booking required.

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Sunday 7th October 2018 11:30am - 1:30pm

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – Creative writing with Claire Griffel: Our landscape & Wellbeing

Claire Griffel has been writing since she was little. She is a storyteller, artist, teacher, writing workshop tutor with a background that has included work from gardening to shoe sales.

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Sunday 7th October 2018 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – So you want to be an author?

Come and hear from our panel of local authors about their journey to getting published. Then get your chance to ask questions so you can do it too.
Come prepared with your burning questions!

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Sunday 7th October 2018 7:00pm

Sedbergh Booktown Festival – The Great Gatsby Festival Dinner

Join us for some glitz and glamour with a Great Gatsby inspired dinner to celebrate the end of the festival.

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Friday 12th October

Friday 12th October 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Undersea Safari in Morecambe Bay

Gordon Fletcher, expert underwater photographer, will show us some of the colour and variety in the living world to be discovered beneath the surface of Morecambe Bay.

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Wednesday 17th October

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Wednesday 17th October 2018 7:30pm

History Society – Log Boats to Edwardian Steamboats in the Lake District

An illustrated talk by Diana Mathews showing a range of different craft and some of their unusual owners over the years.

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Saturday 27th October

Saturday 27th October 2018 10:00am - 2:00pm

Sedbergh Apple Day

Apple Days were started in 1990 mainly in the UK as an annual celebration of apples and orchards, and we hope that this third Sedbergh Apple Day will be one of many in the future. All you need to bring on the day are apples and sterilised bottles.

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Friday 2nd November

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Friday 2nd November 2018 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Fireworks Evening

1800 t0 2300

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Wednesday 7th November

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Wednesday 7th November 2018 7:30pm

History Society – The Yards of Kendal

An illustrated talk by Trevor Hughes on the history of the Yards of Kendal, one of the most characteristic features of the town.

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Wednesday 21st November

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Wednesday 21st November 2018 7:30pm

History Society – A Railway for Sedbergh

An illustrated talk by Robert Western on the events leading up to the provision of a railway link in Sedbergh and the subsequent history including a proposed line to Hawes

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Saturday 24th November

Saturday 24th November 2018 11:00am - 3:00pm

St Andrew’s Church Sedbergh Christmas Fair

Many stalls with a wide range of goods for early Christmas shopping, craft fair, coffees lunches and teas plus seasonal music by Town Band.

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Wednesday 28th November

Wednesday 28th November 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm

The Secret Life of the Dipper

Peter Mawby, ornithologist, photographer, conservationist has studied dippers in our area for many years. Here are his latest findings.

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Wednesday 5th December

Wednesday 5th December 2018 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Sedbergh Late Night Opening

Sedbergh’s shops and businesses welcome you for some evening shopping. Plenty of food, entertainment and much much more!

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Wednesday 5th December 2018 7:30pm

History Society – Charity, the Poor Law and Workhouse

An illustrated talk by Mike Winstanley exploring the ways in which people sought to ‘make ends meet’ and get through hard times including the Poor Law and the increasingly dreaded workhouse.

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Saturday 15th December

Saturday 15th December 2018 9:30am - 3:00pm

Sedbergh Artisan Market

A December edition of Sedbergh’s growing spring and summer producers market, showcasing the stalls that have made it so popular. You will find the best crafts, made by the stall holders themselves, and delicious food locally produced by the traders. New for this year there will be hot food. Stalls will run along the eastern half of Main Street. The town’s shops and cafes will be open as usual as a perfect complement to the stalls.

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Wednesday 16th January

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Wednesday 16th January 2019 7:30pm

History Society – The Must Farm Pile-dwelling

Archaeological investigations of a Bronze Age Fenland settlement – speaker Fiona Robinson Zeki

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Wednesday 6th February

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Wednesday 6th February 2019 7:30pm

History Society – Cattle Droving through Cumbria 1600-1900

An illustrated talk by Peter Roebuck describing the origins and impact of cattle droving.

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Wednesday 20th February

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Wednesday 20th February 2019 7:30pm

History Society – Invasion via Garsdale, June 1487

An illustrated talk by Adrian Braddon about a force of Yorkist royalists, German mercenaries, Irish Levies and the person they had crowned King Edward VI.

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Wednesday 6th March

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Wednesday 6th March 2019 7:30pm

History Society – His Sisters and his Cousins and his Aunts

An illustrated talk by Diane Elphick on the wide ranging roles of women.

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Wednesday 20th March

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Wednesday 20th March 2019 7:30pm

History Society – How Water Shaped Kendal

An illustrated talk by Geoff Brambles examining the ways in which the natural behaviour of water and its human management have influenced the physical growth, urban morphology and and economic development of Kendal.

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