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Talks & walks
Our talks are held at the Community Centre in Ingleton. Each talk is on the 3rd Monday of the month, starting at 7.30pm. Non members are most welcome. There is a small admission charge, which includes light refreshment.
In addition to our regular programme of talks and walks, we also offer a number of special events throughout the year.
Self guided archaeology walks on Ingleborough - click here
Programme for 2020
Monday, 20 January
Curious tales from the ancient graveyard - Holy Trinity Church, Settle
Monday, 17 February
Warton Crag - an Iron Age Hillfort - or is it?
Monday, 16 March
Dr Keith Boughey
Wellbury Wilkinson Holgate and the excavations of the Hare Hill Ring Cairn
Monday, 20 April
Travelling with the Romans: Roman roads in North Lancashire and South Cumbria
Monday, 18 May 6.30pm
Dr David Johnson: An Amble Around Austwick
Optional: There will be an opportunity for a joint meal beforehand at the Game Cock Inn (booking required).
Saturday, 13 June 10am to 4pm
Day trip to Heysham and Heysham Head
Visit the ancient church of St Peter consecrated 967AD with Anglo-Saxon work and an outstanding example of a hogback stone, beautifully preserved, of high artistic quality, plus other relics in the graveyard. Then on to the headland with the ruins of St Patrick’s Chapel and the famous rock-cut graves overlooking the cove where, tradition has it, St Patrick landed. The 1993 excavation here revealed evidence of a Mesolithic site yielding over 1200 artefacts. Bring a picnic lunch.
Saturday, 18 July
Yvonne Luke: Burial in the Hills - a walk through Pre-History between Feizor and Stackhouse
A moderate walk of c.4 miles. An optional tea afterwards at Elaine’s Tearooms, Feizor (booking required).
Monday, 21 September
Where DID they live? Searching for Neolithic Settlement in the Yorkshire Dales
Monday, 19 October
Professor Angus Winchester
Dry Stone Walls and Landscape History (with the Annual General Meeting at the start of the evening)
Monday, 16 November
Dr Adam White
The buildings and monuments of Lady Anne Clifford
Monday, 21 December
Dr David Johnson
Ingleborough’s Stone Settings, followed by a Christmas celebration of drinks and mince pies