The IAG talks are on Monday evenings at the Ingleborough Community Centre, starting at 7.30pm
17 February – Kevin Grice: Warton Crag – an Iron Age hillfort – or is it?
16 March – Dr Keigh Boughey: Wellbury Wilkinson Holgate and the excavations of the Hare Hill Ring Cairn.
20 April- David Ratledge: Travelling with the Romans: Roman roads in North Lancashire and South Cumbria.
21 September – Debbie Hallam: Where DID they live? Searching for Neolithic Settlements in the Yorkshire Dales.
19 October – Professor Angus Winchester: Dry Stone Walls and Landscape History.
Annual General Meeting at the start of the evening
16 November – Dr Adam White: The buildings and monuments of Lady Anne Clifford.
21 December – Dr David Johnson: Ingleborough’s Stone Settings, followed by a Christmas celebration of drinks and mince pies.
Walks and visits in 2020
Bring waterproofs and walking boots where appropriate.
Monday 18 May, 6.30pm
Dr David Johnson: An Amble Around Austwic. Optional: There will be an opportunity for a joint meal beforehand at the Game Cock Inn
(booking required – see below).
Saturday 13 June, 10am to 4pm
Day trip to Heysham & Heysham Head. Visit the ancient church of St Peter consecrated 967AD with Anglo-Saxon work and an outstanding example of a hogback stone, beautifully preserved, of high artistic quality, plus other relics in the graveyard. Then on to the headland with the ruins of St Patrick’s Chapel and the famous rock-cut graves overlooking the cove where, tradition has it, St Patrick landed. The 1993 excavation here revealed evidence of a Mesolithic site yielding over 1200 artefacts. Bring a picnic lunch.
Saturday 18 July, 1pm to 4pm
Yvonne Luke: Burial in the Hills: a walk through Pre-History between Feizor and Stackhouse. A moderate walk of c.4 miles. An optional tea afterwards at Elaine’s
Tearooms, Feizor (booking required – see below).
For those wishing to book a place at the Game Cock Inn in May and/or Elaine’s
Tearooms in July, please contact Yvonne Luke on 01943 6024232 or by email on