The Society offers a full programme of winter meetings and summer field trips.


INDOOR LECTURES are held in Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Castle Street, Carlisle on alternate Wednesday evenings from October to March. Meetings start promptly at 7.15pm (doors open at 6.50pm). Meetings are free to members. Visitors are always welcome, please pay £3 on the door (£2 for students).


Two members’ nights are programmed each winter with contributions relating to natural history studies and observations provided by the membership.


In case of doubt – e.g. over inclement weather – leader will advise if meeting is proceeding. Contact via the contact form for information or see details in your programme card.
Bring packed lunches for all meetings beginning before midday.



For this winter season members will have access to a fortnightly programme of online meetings. These will take place on a Wednesday evening at 7:15pm with a short session on recent records by our Recorder, Guy Broome, followed by the main speaker. The Society have reduced their membership fees for this year in recognition of the unusual circumstances we find ourselves in, details can be found here.


CNHS – Carlisle Nats – Cumbria Lakeland Naturalists