Up-and-coming Archive Events

130+ years on wheels: Public Transport in Barrow

A presentation by Geoff Holme and a chance to look at archives relating to Barrow's trams and buses. Members of Barrow Transport Group will also bring memorabilia and old ticket machines.


Thursday 24 January, 7pm at Barrow Archive Centre (Duke Street entrance)


Free event but please book a place: barrow.archives@cumbria.gov.ukor 01229 407377

Barrow in 1918 exhibition

Barrow in 1918

An exhibition looking at life at the end of the First World War, including what the munitions works did once the war was over, how the town celebrated the peace treaty and dealt with the Spanish Flu.

Produced by Barrow Archives, on display in Barrow Library from 26 October 2018 to 31 January 2019. Free.

Opening times:

Monday to Thursday, 9.30am - 6pm

Friday, 9.30am - 5pm

Saturday, 10 am - 4pm