Keswick Museum's Monthly Lunchtime Talks


Organizer: Keswick Museum

Name: Keswick Museum and Art Gallery

Phone: 017687 73263




Fitz Park
Station Road, Keswick, Cumbria,
CA12 4NF

Price Notes



Travelling from Penrith on A66, follow signs for town centre. Turn right after war memorial on to Station Road.


Join Keswick Museum for their FREE lunchtime talks. Everyone is welcome, and there is no need to book – just drop in (apart from the lichen workshop where you will need to book). Please come along and find out more about Keswick’s fascinating collection, history and characters!

3rd May 2019 2pm A suspicion of silver Patricia Finney is going to talk about her new historical fiction where we join the German mining family Hechstetter and explore Keswick’s mining past.

14th May 2019 10am-4pm Workshop: Introduction to Lichen Join Plantlife and Keswick Museum for an introductory session. The session takes place at Keswick Museum (morning) and Borrowdale woodland (afternoon). FREE session—booking essential:

6th June 2019 1pm Challenging Waters - the diary of a Lake District Swimmer A talk by John Mather.

4th July 1pm Stories of the islands and shores of Derwentwater Dr Patricia Howell explores the characters who helped to shape our history.

30th July 2019 10am-4pm Workshop: Introduction to Lichen Join April Windle from Plantlife for an introductory session to the biology of lichen.(see 14th May.) FREE session— booking essential

1st August 1 pm The Derwentwater Disaster Author Ray Greenhow talks about the tragedy of five women who died on the lake in the 19th century.

Click here for more information about the talks.

Event Details

Start Date End Date Times
03/05/2019 03/05/2019 2pm
14/05/2019 14/05/2019 10 - 4
06/06/2019 06/06/2019 1pm
04/07/2019 04/07/2019 1pm
30/07/2019 30/07/2019 10 - 4
01/08/2019 01/08/2019 1pm