Rediscovering the Bays Old Ways
The Morecambe Bay Partnership is organising a fortnight of special walks, talks, hands-on activities and family fun covering the history and archaeology of some of the Bay’s most intriguing sites – 16th to 31st July 2016. For full details , follow this link.Bay Archaeology Festival – Events
Military archaeology, Walney Island (photo by Bill Shannon)
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 10:30 to 13:00
Bay Archaeology Festival: Lecture Series (Barrow)
Location: The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness
A morning of talks and presentations as part of the Bay Archaeology Festival.
The programme includes:
Between the Wilderness and the World – the Cistercians and Furness Abbey
Andrew Davidson, Historic England
Lords of the land between Coniston and Windermere: Furness Abbey and its influence on the medieval landscape of Cumbria.
Caron Newman, Newcastle University
Cave archaeology and Morecambe Bay
Dr Hannah O’Regan, Nottingham University
The Military History of Walney Island
Sam Edwards, Ben Edwards & Amy Walling, Manchester Metropolitan University
Mapping Morecambe Bay – The Early Years
Dr Bill Shannon
FREE but booking essential – book your places here.