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Heritage Open Day 19th September 2021


The Foundation will be open to visitors on 19th September from 10 am to 3 pm 

As part of national Heritage Open Days and Hello Heritage we will have a free open day on 19th September from 10 am to 3 pm.  New exhibitions about education over 300 years.  Sample Victorian lessons for children (subject to numbers) and tours of the museum (subject to any Covid restrictions at the time).

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Our link with The Earth Museum

Find out more about our project with The Earth Museum via links and a podcast.

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February Newsletter published

Our Local History Café Extended group Newsletter is now available.

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Highlights from our Autumn Heritage Events

Photos and text celebrating our recent heritage events

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Heritage Open Day 19th September 2021

The Foundation will be open to visitors on 19th September from 10 am to 3 pm 

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Local History Café Newsletters

PDF format newsletters, click title to view.

LHC Extended August 2022

Summer activities and much more ...

LHC Extended July 2022

Local connections to the English Civil War

LHC Extended June 2022

Early Appleby memories - on the farm and at school

LHC Extended May 2022

All the fun of the fair, sports and sports days

LHC Extended April 2022

Springtime, Easter eggs and other chocolate stories

LHC Extended March 2022

With a focus on food, meals and their historic origins

LHC Extended February 2022

Highlighting maps and travel

LHC Extended January 2022

Keeping diaries

LHC Extended December 2021

With local historic festive memories

LHC Extended November 2021

Appleby history through time

Autumn 2021 Supplement

A record of our activities as part of Hello Heritage on your doorstep and Heritage Open Days

LHC Extended October 2021

Autumn harvest time and other memories

LHC Extended September 2021

Back to school time ... through time

LHC Extended August 2021

Featuring summer holidays - memories and further back.