Pendle Murders

Our October talk looked at the darker side of life in Pendle. “Pendle Murders” was the title of an entertaining talk presented by Fiona McIntyre. What a place Pendle as been! Many murders caused by unhappy marriages and heavy drinking (did one cause the other? I ask). Fiona managed to add a little humour to…

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Autumn at Park Hill

Autumn can be a somewhat scruffy as plants die away and leaves drop; but it can be poignant too; like when gentle sunlight makes the Autumn colours glow.  Here are some photos of Park Hill at the end of October 2013…

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Wycoller Recording Barns

The archaeology group took some old fashioned film photos of Wycoller and Barrowford barns during Spring and early Summer. They used film because it captures the huge tonal range of barn interiors better than digital. Here is a selection of barns built in the 1600s and early 1700s…

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Archaeology Christmas party

The Archaeology Group held its Christmas party in the barn function suite at Park Hill on the evening of Saturday 14th December.  A quiz started the evening.  After indulging in a buffet of quiche, cold meats, salads, trifle, mince pies and a slice of Gillian’s excellent Christmas cake, we were expected to take part in…

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Pendle Heritage Centre – Park Hill

Visit the Heritage Centre to enjoy Pendle Hill and the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Pendle Art Gallery at the centre has jewellery, silk scarves, ceramics and prints by local artists and the Parlour Shop is a great place to find that perfect gift, book or greeting card…

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