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NEWS UPDATE

Collections Care training event

The final workshop in our Resilient Heritage programme was held on Tuesday 26th February at Warwick on Eden Memorial Hall. Participants were invited from all our partners and also from volunteers at our mill and other small independent museums in the region.
Training on documentation and collection care was provided by Lancashire Museums Service and delivered by Jenny Truran and Jo Hayward. Matthew Bell from Edwin Thompson talked about historic properties.
12 Trainees attended the session, with representation from Solway Aircraft Museum, Warwick Bridge & District Local History Group, Nenthead Mines, Cumbria Industrial History Society, Warwick Bridge Corn Mill volunteers and NECT staff members.

Tyne and Wear Heritage Forum Saturday March 23rd 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the Tyne and Wear Heritage Forum Annual Conference which is taking place in Wallsend on Saturday March 23rd 2019. The theme for this year is Heritage Trails. With talks and interactive workshops, keynote speakers John Grundy and Michael Chaplin, the day will be both informative and entertaining.
Tickets, priced at only £20 including lunch and refreshments, are available through eventbrite now

Warwick Bridge Training event 8th and 9th April 2019

We are holding a training session on historic ironwork conservation which is being led by Geoff Wallis, a heritage expert in this field. There will be both theory and practical sessions, with a chance to help restore some of the historic kiln tiles that we have at the mill. If you are interested in coming along, please email us to find out more.

Update on Gayle Mill, Hawes, North Yorkshire

Gayle Mill is currently closed to visitors in order to carry out some health and safety improvements and undertake additional repair works that were not part of the original restoration. We hope to re-open during the 2019 season and news will be posted here. Please get in touch if you would like to be part of our volunteer group. Any additional enquiries should be directed through the Trust's main office.