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Up-and-coming Archive Events

Fell and Rock Climbing Club War Memorial Exhibition at Barrow Archive and Local Studies Centre

In 1923 the Fell and Rock Climbing Club erected a war memorial on Great Gable in memory of their members who died during the First World War. In 2013 this plaque was removed and in 2104 a new one put in its place. The original plaque will be on show in Barrow Library from 21 March-9 June 2017. An exhibition by Barrow Archives and Local Studies Centre about the purchase of Great Gable by the club, details of the members from the Barrow area who served who served and died will be on show during library opening hours (Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 6pm, Friday 9.30 am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm. Original documents relating to walking and climbing in the Lake District will be on show in the Barrow Archive and Local Studies Centre (Wednesday to Friday 9.30 am to 5pm).