Sir Roger Bannister

Sir Roger Bannister, who was the first person to achieve the ‘impossible’ by breaking the four minute mile, has died at the age of 88. We offer our sincere condolences to his family and all who knew him. Sir Roger was a descendant of the Bannisters of Park Hill and a great supporter of the Heritage Centre since its inception.

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Stunning Selvedge Fair: 23rd September

Travelling North for the first time, the Selvedge Fair is beautifully curated by the team behind Selvedge magazine and features some of the best in contemporary textiles and crafts. A collection of 26 makers and merchants will come together to showcase their work. Free workshops will be offered throughout the day, led by Textile Designer,…

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Clog Dance Workshops and Competitions

16th-17th September 2017 A weekend of traditional English clog dancing at Pendle Heritage Centre, featuring the Lancashire and Cheshire Clog Dance Competitions  on Saturday 16th September 2017, free entry to competitors and spectators. See Clogcomp.org.uk for more information. Social Evening hosted by Oakenhoof on Saturday 16th 2017 from 7.30-10.30pm. Entrance £5 (£3 concessions) in advance…

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Cycle Path from Park Hill Barn to Leeds & Liverpool Canal?

A LONG-AWAITED cycleway between Barrowford and Colne via Park Hill Barn at the Pendle heritage Centre is being advanced, see Lancashire Telegraph report HERE.

 

Update on Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership

More details of the Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership have been unveiled at local gatherings in Sabden and Nelson, Click HERE for more information.

Cave Archaeology in the Yorkshire Dales

Our first evening lecture as part of our Autumn programme was given by Dr Phil Murphy on Caves, Cavers, Collapses and Corpses and proved to be illuminating in various ways. He discussed mainly the discovery and opening up of Victoria Cave, Settle. This is a very important and renowned cave principally for the  scientific evidence…

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