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.
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
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
Dave Carlisle on the display of lead mining material in the
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).