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2014 Gosforth Show

2014 Gosforth Show gate manning


2017 Pensioners' Party Calderbridge Village Hall

This is an annual event for local pensioners


2015 Alan Hurst Walk St Oswald's Way

Our 2015 Charity Walk with Club Members and Friends


2011 Alan Hurst Walk The Rob Roy Way

The yearly Alan Hurst Walk followed part of the Rob Roy way in Scotland


2013 Alan Hurst Walk Teesdale Way

The 2013 Alan Hurst Walk involved walking 40 miles of the Teesdale Way starting at Cow Green reservoir, Co. Durham. The participants as usual were club members plus spouses and friends and was in aid of the "West Cumbria Hospice at Home" charity


About us



The club is situated on the western edge of the English Lake District in a very rural area. We meet near the village of Gosforth. Club members enjoy the benefits of a beautiful unspoilt coastal fringe backed by the mountains of the Lake District National Park. The small resort of St Bees founded by an Irish princess is to the West and to the East are the lakes of Ennerdale Water and Wastwater. Wastwater is the deepest lake in England and it's valley also has  England's highest mountain 'Scafell Pike' (pictured below) and the smallest church in England at it's foot. To the south is the coastal village of Ravenglass with it's Roman bathhouse, narrow gauge railway and nearby Muncaster Castle. The medieval town of Egremont is our largest town. The primary employer is the nuclear reprocessing plant at Sellafield. Sellafield is the site of the world's first commercial nuclear power plant 'Calder Hall' opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1956 and operated safely until it closed in 2002.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Sunday 22nd July 10.00

Rotating Wheels Rally - Coming to Gosforth Playing Field on Sunday the 22nd July starting at 10am

In aid of the Great North Air Ambulance
Organised by the West Lakeland Rotary Club
Classes are: Cars, Tractors, Stationary Engines and Motor Bikes Exhibitors to have appropriate insurance, contact Mike Beaty
for further details 019467 24234

Sunday 22nd July 10.00

Rotating Wheels Rally

On Gosforth Playing Field starting at 10am
Cars, Tractors, Motorbikes & Stationary Engines
Stalls Welcomed. For further details and entries contact Mike Beaty 019467 24234 or 0780275764
Exhibitors Free, Adults £2.50, Children Free
Refreshments availab

Tuesday 24th July 19.30

Red Admiral Handover

President Allan will handover to our new President Graham

Tuesday 7th August 19.30

Red Admiral visit by DG

DG Mary Bradley will join us

Tuesday 14th August 19.30

Red Admiral Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Saturday 18th August 08.30

Gosforth Show

We will be manning the gate as usual.

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 7.30pm
(On the first Tuesday of the month we may meet elsewhere so please check the programme.)
Our meetings are usually held at The Red Admiral, Gosforth, Seascale, Cumbria. CA20 1PB.  01946 725222

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