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Wednesday 15th January 2020 7:30pm

Location: St Andrew’s Parish Church, Sedbergh

Contact: Richard Cann, 015396 20771

Website: http://www.sedberghhistory.org/

Admission: Members £1, non members £2, includes refreshments

From the seventh century the wealthy had used icehouses to keep ice from the winter to the summer to preserve food. In 1980 an experiment involving the filling of a Cumbrian icehouse was carried out and will be illustrated.

Please note that the venue for History Society talks is now St. Andrew’s Church, Sedbergh.

Some other events in January 2020

Saturday 18th January 2020 - Sunday 8th March 2020 10:30am - 4:00pm

Alchemy – TAG (Textile Art Group)

The dictionary defines alchemy as the process of taking something ordinary and turning it into something extraordinary.

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Saturday 18th January 2020 - Sunday 8th March 2020 10:30am - 4:00pm

Patterns from the Past – The Point Paper Company

Prior to the advent of computers, drawings of woven textile pattern were translated by craftsmen onto special graph paper called point papers. These detailed drawings were then read by textile technicians, who cut the weaving instruction cards that were to be placed onto the looms. ‘Patterns from the Past’ shows a selection of designs of this now historical textile craft.

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