This year we are meeting at the Witham community and arts centre in the centre of Barnard Castle. We meet at 10.00 with refreshments ready for our first talk at 11.00. This will be by Tony Sergeant who is an officer with the Yorkshire Dales National Park. His talk will be “Wildlife and Moor land Management”. The conflict between grouse, sheep and drainage is a continuing problem.
After the AGM at 12.00pm there will be a buffet lunch. Then at 2.00pm, we have a talk by Dr Will Heyes and his subject will be “The Lead Mines and Mining in Teesdale”. After refreshments, we will close the meeting at around 4.00pm.
An evening meal has been arranged at The Three Horseshoes Hotel around the corner in Galgate. Accommodation has also been reserved at the Three Horseshoes, tel 01833 631777. Mention the AFHS when booking. (Parking available for residents)
On the Sunday morning we have arranged for a guided tour of the Bowes Museum. We will be shown various highlights and the latest exhibitions.
Flyer with prices and application form in your next edition of Alderson Roots.