7th February - Dr Ian Kille, Geologist, "Northmbrian Earth" - please note that due to alterations at Crookham Village Hall this meeting will be held at the Cheviot Centre in Wooler, 7.30pm as usual.
Glendale History Society have some interesting events taking place in the next few months. For more information see www.wooler.org.uk/glhs
Heritage and Interactive Technology Workshop at the Urban Science building , Newcastle upon Tyne. 31st Jan 5pm. email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure a place
Belford and District Hidden History present 'A Testament of Youth'. The 2014 film based on the book by Vera Brittain. 2.30 on 21st January, Ferguson Hall Belford. Admission free.
Lucy Adlingtons History Wardrobe. Ferguson Hall Belford. Admission free. Tickets from 01688219765. 4th February at 2.30
We now have a grand total for our Mardon Dig Appeal. Thanks to donations and ur coffee morning you have raised a magnificent £1060.48. We would like to offer our sincere thanks for all your support.
For those of you who were unable to come to our coffee morning at Crookham please note there will be another opportunity to learn more about the dig at Mardon when we have a similar event at Branxton in February.
Newcastle University press release: Preserving rock art at the touch of a button at http://www.ncl.ac.uk/press/news/2017/11/rockartapp/. The app and project highlighted in the release about safeguarding rock art may be of interest to your broader membership
The app is downloadable free from
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A new list of photographs of Branxton have been added to the archives.
See Archaeology News for information about our dig at Mardon
The Society has an extensive collection of documents and photographs held in its secure archives. These are invaluable for members wishing to study the local history of the area or wishing to gather information for e.g. the Village Atlas Project. Please click on the tag above to see the catalogues. Anyone wishing to access the archives should contact the Society's Archivist, Maureen Charlton or the Assistant Archivist, Julia Day.
MEMBERS' WRITTEN CONTRIBUTIONS
Please see a new section on the website—click on the appropriate tab above. Please let us have your thoughts, in prose or in verse.
BRANXTON & CROOKHAM VILLAGE ATLAS PROJECT
There are some important meetings of the Activity Groups scheduled over the next few months. Please click on the appropriate tag above, which will take you to the Village Atlas page and give you all the dates, times and places of the meetings.
ALL MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY, TILLVAS MEMBERS AND MEMBERS OF OTHER ATLAS GROUPS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO ATTEND ANY OF THESE MEETINGS (except the Steering Committee).
Please click on the Latest Newsletter page to see information for the current month.
PREVIOUS LECTURE AND OTHER REPORTS
Click on Reports on Events, above, for detailed accounts and press reports.
The Society operates a bookstall at all its meetings.
Items for sale include:-
1. The Society's first publication Breamish and Till: From Source to Tweed at £10 per copy and
2. Vivian Wilcock's Andrew Todd 1844-1908 ( with research input by TillVAS members) at £5 per copy.
See the Publications page for more about these books. Copies of Breamish and Till are also available in Cornhill Village Shop and the Lavender Tea Rooms and Village Shop in Etal.
There are also archaeological books and journals for sale. Net proceeds of sale go to TillVAS funds.