Archive Recipe: Westmorland Lovage Soup

Westmorland Lovage Soup First published: August 2018 You never know which way the weather’s going to turn in September, as we approach the ‘back end’ of the year. This lovely old fashioned recipe, based on a Westmorland original, is fantastic hot or chilled, however...

Archive Walk: Wet Sleddale

Wet Sleddale First published: February 2011 WET Sleddale is a lonely, remote valley which lies south-west of the village of Shap, theM6, the A6 and theWest Coast main railway line. It bisects the Shap Fells and is reached by a long narrow lane that leads from the A6....

Archive feature: ‘CUMBRIA AT THE MOVIES’

‘We’ve gone on holiday by mistake’ Three decades on, Maggie B. Dickinson revisits Cumbrian locations for the classic Withnail & I – cinematic debauchery at its finest! First published in December 2017 Paul McGann (left) as Marwood and Richard E. Grant as...

Banding Together

Banding together Archive: August 2015 by Tony Greenbank Flookburgh Band players Flookburgh Band played on when the lights went out. The occasion? Rehearsing during my visit to the bandroom in the Market Square in April. It’s what brass bands do. Strike up and play on:...