Casterton WI has about 30 members mostly from Casterton, Kirkby Lonsdale and the surrounding area. New members are always welcome – we meet on the first Wednesday of the month at 7.30 p.m. in Casterton Village Hall.
A Julian Meeting is a group of people who meet together regularly to take part in a time of silent prayer. The meetings are for people of all denominations - in fact it is a requirement that they should be ecumenical.
We organise a wide range of walks within Lake District Area and beyond led by our members. We walk on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays and every Thursday meeting at the B&Q car park, Burton Road, Kendal to share cars to the start of the walks.
Kirkby Lonsdale and District Civic Society was established in 1972. Its aims include the preservation and conservation and where possible developing those things which make the area special. It also arranges illustrated talks of local and historical interest.
Kirkby Lonsdale Arts Society was established in 1972 for the general advancement and appreciation of art. The group meet on Thursday evenings from October to April and there is an Annual Exhibition of members' work every summer.
Comprises dedicated volunteers drawn from the local community and trained by the North West Ambulance Service to attend emergency calls in those cases where a speedy response and early intervention could make a life-or-death difference to a patient.
Kirkby Lonsdale Handbell Ringers have been established and performed in the area for many years. The team play for a variety of organisations, including the W.I. and also in St Mary's church for the September weekend etc.