Monthly Archives: July 2014

Tunstall Park WW1 Event

On Sunday we had a stand at the First World War Centenary Event at Tunstall Park, with a “pop-up” museum. The Apedale Valley Light Railway were there too, on the stand right next to us which worked well. We had a brilliant day, although the wind was a bit of a challenge, our display boards […]

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School Holiday Opening 2014

In the words of  Mr Cooper, “Schools out for summer”, and this year we’re going to have extended opening hours throughout the holidays.  Our café will be open as usual and in addition to that the Museum and Mine Tours will be available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Of course we’ll still be open at […]

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Training Day at Apedale

There is a free training event on how to run an oral history project, this will take place at Apedale Heritage Centre on 11th August.  This will be of interest to non-profit organisations and community groups who would like to develop oral history projects in this area.  See the attached flyer for more details or […]

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Open for Business and Steam trains next week!

We’re happy to announce that the traveller’s have moved on, and so the Loomer Road entrance to the Country Park (and us!) is open again.  This is in good time for the Apedale Valley Light Railway’s Next event, “Steam and Industry Trains” on Saturday 12th July. In addition to the usual steam service that runs […]

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