Bright Future for Dark Skies

The spectacular display of a truly dark sky was once available to everyone. But now it is claimed that 10-15% of British citizens have never seen the Milky Way; light pollution has increased over the earth’s surface by 2% every year for the last four years.Read more

Thank you for entering our 2019 Photography Competition.

Thank you for entering the 2019 Photography CompetitionRead more

Photography Competition 2019

Send us your best photos for a chance to be featured in our Calendars and Christmas cardsRead more

Wardman's Walkabout 2

A short film exploring the history of the area in Barrow around the old Corporation Yard, regenerated by Marsh Street Arches and Garden CIC and named Green Heart Den by local school children.Read more

A Message from Paul

We are delighted to have as our Ambassador for The Great Cumbrian Litter Pick 2019, Paul Rose: Explorer, TV Presenter, Public Speaker and Polar GuideRead more

Earth Hour

Have you heard of Earth Hour? It’s a global event when people all over the world switch off their lights and reflect on the diversity of life on the planet. Saturday 30th March at 8:30pmRead more

Alpacaly Ever After (CIC)

Lakeland's one and only independent social enterprise, offering outstanding alpaca and llama experiences surrounded by the beauty of The Lake District World Heritage Site.Read more

Dark Skies Cumbria

Find out more about our project to get the Lake District recognised Dark Sky status - and how you can take part.Read more


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Babbling About Rivers

A series of talks by West Cumbria Rivers Trust and distinguished guest speakersRead more