The Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes
  The Gathering
  Saturday 24th March 2018
   
 

Based in the Dales Countryside Museum  at Hawes in Wensleydale, The Gathering is a mixture of presentations by members and guest speakers, with time over lunch to look around the Museum or use the Research Room and meet up with old friends or make new ones, followed by an optional evening meal together. Everyone is welcome.
The day starts with coffee from 9.30 am and ends around 5pm.

Morning presentations:
Karen Elwood - Jacob Costabadie - How the son of a refugee became Rector of Wensley.
Sheila Harris - A Constantine sensation - Highway robbery, bigamy, hidden identity, murder, mystery and mayhem!
Catherine Ryan - Cheesemakers and Cheesemongers – An unexpected link between Teesdale and the capital.
Val Slater - Looking for the Reverend Law - Discovering the lot of a poor Coverdale curate in Georgian times, Val researches her clergyman ancestor.

Buffet lunch

Afternoon presentations:
Thomas Chandler of the Richmondshire Youth Theatre on his recent play Miners of Lead and the research behind it.
Rob & Harriet Fraser on the Voices from the Land exhibition of photographs & recordings of contemporary farming life in the dales.
Dave Carlisle on the display of lead mining material in the Museum.

Cost £15 – this includes a buffet lunch provided by the Firebox Café, tea and coffee during the day, free parking on site and free entry to the display areas of the Museum.

Evening: A meal at the White Hart, Hawes at 5.30pm. Most main courses are priced between £11 & £17. We can forward the menu to anyone who would like to see it in advance but will take final choices at lunchtime on the day.
For further details or a booking form please contact Tracy Little (email) or 0743 2677 783 (phone).