PEOPLE have been invited to share their memories of swimming in the iconic Grange Lido.

The Save Grange Lido group is holding the event ‘Grange Lido: Past, present and future’ and wants to hear your stories and see your pictures.

There will be numerous photographs on display of bathers enjoying the heyday of ‘Grange Baths.’

The drop-in session, at the Victoria Hall in Grange, takes place on April, 11 from 2-9pm.

There will also be the opportunity to chat to members of Save Grange Lido about current progress and future plans to reopen the pool.

Save Grange Lido is a community benefit company which plans to reopen the abandoned facility on the promenade with a 50m six lane pool, a heated 25m pool alongside a paddling and play pool.

The complex would also boast a community space, restaurant, sauna, steam room and shop.

Darren Milby from SGL said: “One of my first memories is splashing around in the kiddies pool with my mum whilst my dad was diving into the main pool.

"Everyone seems to have a story about the Lido. We would love to hear them and if you have any photographs please come along and share them.

"Save Grange Lido have been working tirelessly behind the scenes on our business case and exciting plans to reopen the site. Come along on the day to find out exactly what we are working on plus there is the opportunity to get involved in this hugely exciting project.”

The group plan to raise the funds to renovate the pool, which closed in 1993, alongside South Lakeland District Council’s current scheme to repair the buildings.

Save Grange Lido plan to raise funds for the renovation of the grade II listed pool and operate the facility without the need for council subsidy.