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Friends of Killhope Events 2016

Wednesday 29th June - Visit to the Discovery Museum
Visit to the Discovery Museum including a guided tour of 'Arcs and Sparks' electrical gallery. Meet at the museum for 10.30am. There is a cafe on site for lunch if required.



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Weardale Field Study Society Programme 2016

All evening meetings held on Monday evenings at 7.30 pm in the Durham Dales Centre, Stanhope
(except for the AGM on 21st March which starts at 7.00)

19th Sept,  More Old Postcards of Weardale,  Peter Nattrass        
17th Oct,  19th Century Watercolours and the Crawhalls,  Ian Forbes
21st Nov,  To be Arranged - Suggestions Welcomed
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Killhope Museum Events 2016

25 June , Hazely Hush Walk, 1.30pm, free activity, Stout footwear essential, steps and steep rough ground.
2 July,  'Wheels and Belts talk' 2.00pm.  A free talk on the workings of Killhope Wheel and Jigger House.
17 July, Blacksmith's workshop, 10.30am -15.30pm £50, including lunch and refreshments, booking essential.
24 July, Animal Handling Session by Four Paws, 1.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm, £3.00, booking essential.
30 July, Hazely Hush Walk, 1.30pm, free activity, Stout footwear essential steep steps and uneven ground.
31 July, River Beasties Hunt, £3.00, 1pm and 3pm.
3 August, National Play Day, All day,  FREE ENTRY FOR ALL CHILDREN  
5 August,  Dales Pony Society Centenary Celebration, All day. Normal admission applies.
14 August, River Beasties, £3.00,  1.00pm and 3.00pm
21 August, Woodland Sculpture, £4.00 - 1.00pm and 3.00pm
24 August, "Make your Mark" Charcoal Drawing, £2.00 - 1.00pm Charcoal and other 'found' materials drawing session.
27 August, Blacksmith's Workshop, 10.30am -15.30pm, £50.00 including lunch and refreshments, booking essential.
28 August, Kids Spar Box Workshop, £8.00, 1.00pm and 3.00pm. booking essential.
9 to 12 September, Heritage Open Days, free admission, £3.00 supplement applies to all mine trips.
18  September, Deadly or Delicious? Fungus Foray and BBQ taster session, £1.00
24 September, Hazely Hush Walk, 1.30pm, free activity Stout footwear essential steep steps and uneven ground.
25 September, Beamish Trophy Trial 41st, Killhope check point time TBC
25 September, Red Squirrel Awareness Day, 1.00pm, £2.00, A guided walk in the woods to learn about our Red Squirrel population  and craft activity.
22 October, Blacksmith's Workshop, 10.30am -15.30pm £50, including lunch and refreshments, booking essential
23 October, Animal Handling Session by Four Paws, £3, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm booking essential.
27 October, Kids Spar Box Workshop, £8. 1pm and 3pm booking essential
30 October, Halloween Crafts, All day self- led
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Other Events of Interest

North of England Raptor Conference on Saturday 19th November from 9.30 am until 4.30 in the afternoon. It is to be held at the Xcel Centre in Newton Aycliffe Business Park, but will cost around £22 per head. Further details from David Raw of the Durham Upland Birds Group davidrawdubsg@aol.com