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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.
Programme for 2017
Monday, 16 January
A review of IAG activities during 2016
Monday, 20 February
Bryant's Gill, Kentmere and Early Medieval Upland Settlement
Monday, 20 March
The Roman Maryport Settlement Project: Everyday Life on Rome's North West Frontier
Monday, 24 April
Luck, LIDAR and Lost Roads: recent community archaeology in the North Pennines
Monday, 15 May (evening)
Colin Newlands and Chris Bonsall
South House, Sulber and Upper Pasture: an archaeological foray on Ingleborough National Nature Reserve.
Meet at 6pm at Ingleborough Community Centre to share a lift, or 6.20pm at Horton Car Park.
Moderate walk, approximately 7km.
Saturday, 24 June (daytime)
Ritual sites in the Penrith area. Meet at 9.15am at the Ingleborough Community Centre to share a lift, or in the lay-by at Clifton Cross (NY528 278) on the A6 at 10.30am.
Three venues, a minimum of walking, but driving in between: King Arthur's Round Table (a henge), Mayburgh Henge, Long Meg and Her Daughters (a stone circle).
Bring a packed lunch. Limited parking so car sharing advisable.
Monday, 17 July (evening)
Carol Howard and Albert Chapman
A rare opportunity to visit Weathercote Cave, plus a visit to Chapel-le-Dale Church. Meet at 6.15pm at Ingleborough Community Centre for car sharing, or 6.30pm at Chapel-le-Dale Church car park.
A short walk over steep and rough ground.
Saturday 16 September (daytime)
Stewart Ainsworth of Time Team
A joint walk woth Altogether Archaeology to Whitley Castle Roman Fort.
Meet at Ingleborough Community Centre at 11am for car sharing. Bring a packed lunch or eat in Alston, before meeting at Whitley Castle at 1pm.
A short walk over steep and rough ground. Sorry, no dogs.
Monday, 16 October
Inside a Lakeland Farmhouse (with the Annual General Meeting at the start of the evening).
Monday, 20 November
Monday, 18 December
Thorns Through Time: anatomy of a deserted settlement
Followed by celebratory drinks and mince pies.