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Tue, 16 Mar 2021 19:00 to 20:30

Sunset Series: From Morikambe to Morecambe: How The Bay got its name

Where does the name Morecambe Bay come from? And what does it mean?

Join Dr Bill Shannon as he takes us on a journey nearly 2000 years back through time to the heart of Roman Egypt tracing the unlikely origins of the name 'Morecambe Bay'.

 

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Tue, 30 Mar 2021 19:00 to 20:30

Morecambe Bay Sunset Series: The Story of SHIP

On the second anniversary of the unveiling of SHIP, Anna Gillespie talks us through the process she used to create this evocative sculpture.

SHIP is an evocative celebration of Morecambe Bay’s maritime heritage, the stories of connections across the seas and of those who look out… and wait. This bronze, corten steel and stone sculpture at Half Moon Bay, Heysham has, in the two years since it was unveiled, become an icon of the area.

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