Author: jbrantom

More Carry On…

A week to go before the Carry On team tread the boards again. Catch them at Path Head Watermill Blaydon on Sunday 7th December, and have a tour of this… read more

Slaley Show entries

Found interesting ‘artefacts’ in your garden? Have art works inspired by the Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers, the lead routes, the pack ponies? Enter them for the Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers… read more

Two great open days at dig

They came, they saw, they asked questions, they puzzled, they completed questionnaires, they explored the site. In all about 100 people came to the open days over the Bank Holiday…. read more

Heritage Cook Off

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Check out the second section of this week’s Hexham Courant for a great taster of what we’ll be up to at the Heritage Cook-off on Easter Saturday! Here’s the timetable for the… read more

A Dowsing Day in Dukesfield Woods

A Dowsing Day In Dukesfield Woods MB If you go down to the Arches on Saturday 12th April, look out for professional dowser Eleanor Burke. Eleanor will be leading a dowsing event… read more

The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467