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January 2019

Talk and Supper – Miracle of the Han

January 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coach House @ Ford Park Cumbria United Kingdom + Google Map
£12.50

Our popular Talk and Supper evenings are back with entertaining and inspirational speakers, followed by a sociable supper. 7-9pm, £12.50 per person, including supper. Bar will be open. 10% discount for Ford Park Members. Booking essential, call 01229 581666 On January 31, we welcome Ass. Professor Edward Povey, with his talk Miracle of the Han. In just a few decades, South Korea has become an economic and cultural powerhouse, from Samsung phones and LG TVs to kimchi and K pop.…

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February 2019

Talk and Supper – Hoad Archaeology and History – FULL

February 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coach House @ Ford Park Cumbria United Kingdom + Google Map
£12.50

Our popular Talk and Supper evenings are back with entertaining and inspirational speakers, followed by a sociable supper. 7-9pm, £12.50 per person, including supper. Bar will be open. 10% discount for Ford Park Members. Booking essential, call 01229 581666 *FULLY BOOKED* - On Feburary 7, we welcomeDan Elsworth, of Greenlane Archaeology, with his talk Hoad Archaeology and History. Ulverston’s iconic Sir John Barrow Monument sits on the equally distinctive Hoad Hill. Both have a fascinating story to tell. The hill has…

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Talk and Supper – The Ulverston Carnival Parade: over a century of celebration

February 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coach House @ Ford Park Cumbria United Kingdom + Google Map
£12.50

Our popular Talk and Supper evenings are back with entertaining and inspirational speakers, followed by a sociable supper. 7-9pm, £12.50 per person, including supper. Bar will be open. 10% discount for Ford Park Members. Booking essential, call 01229 581666 On February 28, we welcome Graham Whalan, to present The Ulverston Carnival Parade: over a century of celebration. For over 100 years the annual ‘Carnival Parade’ has been a feature of Ulverston life. Graham charts its origins as a fund-raising initiative for…

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March 2019

Talk and Supper – the History of Ford Park

March 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coach House @ Ford Park Cumbria United Kingdom + Google Map
£12.50

Our popular Talk and Supper evenings are back with entertaining and inspirational speakers, followed by a sociable supper. 7-9pm, £12.50 per person, including supper. Bar will be open. 10% discount for Ford Park Members. Booking essential, call 01229 581666 On March 7, we welcome Dan Elsworth, of Greenlane Archaeology to present The History of Ford Park. Superficially Ford Park seems like any other Victorian gentleman’s villa. However, its history goes back much further. The stories of its inhabitants are entwined…

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June 2019

Talk & Supper: Ulverston Carnival – over a century of celebration

June 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ford Park, Ulverston Cumbria LA12 7JP United Kingdom + Google Map
£12.50

A special Talk and Supper evening to celebrate Ulverston Carnival.   On Friday June 28, we welcome Graham Whalan to present 'The Ulverston Carnival Parade: over a century of celebration' - ahead of this year's town carnival on July 6.   For more than 100 years the annual ‘Carnival Parade’ has been an established feature of Ulverston life. In this illustrated talk, Graham charts its origins as a fundraising initiative for local hospital care, its history and subsequent development through…

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