PROGRAMME for 2020 (D) denotes the meeting will have dialect content


2022: Saturday 18th March. 2pm

Shap Memorial Hall.

Speaker: Jean Scott-Smith. Mardale, a lost Lakeland community (D)

Saturday 7th  May. 2pm

Lowther Parish Hall, Hackthorpe, Off A6 south of Penrith AGM and members’ day

Sunday 12th June. 3pm

Unitarian Chapel, Kendal

Biennial church service (rescheduled from 2020) (D)


Saturday 17th September. 2pm

Allhallows Centre, Fletchertown.

Speaker: Speaker: Dr Sue Allan – Robert Anderson and John Stagg (D)

Saturday 8th October. 2pm

Christ Church, Criffel Street, Silloth.

Silloth Rotary Club Dialect Competitions (D)

Friday – Sunday 28th – 30th October. Full weekend programme

National Dialect Festival weekend (D). Shap Wells Hotel. Crack and competitions hosted by the Lakeland Dialect Society. Call 016973 71710 or 01931 716386 for details. Or see information and booking form in this year’s society journal.

Saturday 5th November. 12.30pm

Thirlmere Recreation Hall. Dialect competition and Members’ Day (D)

Please bring a contribution of food toward the tea or lunch at each meeting.
There will also be a Bring and Buy stall and raffle.
Visitors and new members always welcome
NOTE –  November meeting starts at 12:30p.m. with communal lunch before the talk, instead of tea after, sea ye can git yam afore darknin’

For more information on our meetings, email one of our committee members: Editor Louise Green - ldslouise@btinternet.comSecretary Jean Scott-Smith - Or telephone 016973 71710.

WE'LL SEE THEE YAN TYME, MEBBE (perhaps you'll join us one day)


Programme for 2022