Yearly Archives: 2014

Santa Special Pics 2014

Pictures from this years Santa Special are now up on our website, just click here to find them!

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Mistletoe Magic

This Saturday…. Mistletoe Magic at the Countryside workshop, Apedale Country Park (Opposite the Apedale Heritage Centre). Make your own Chrismas decorations using natural materials from the country park. Saturday 6th December from 10am to 3pm. Also crafts stall from Action Apedale, and we’ll be open for mine tours, museum and cafe as usual. The railway […]

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Country Park gates are now open again

We’re pleased to say that the travelers camped at the end of Loomer Road have moved on and so the Country Park gates are open and the car parks by the Heritage Centre are accessible again. So it business as usual!

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Traveller camp on Loomer Road

Unfortunately access via Loomer Road is once again blocked due to a Traveller camp situated at the end of Loomer Road by the country park entrance.  Understandably, the Rangers service will be keeping the gates locked during this time which means that the car parks next to the Centre will not be reachable by Car. There […]

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This weekend the lobby fairy will be visiting our café (I was reminded of this by our ever alert museum manager), so if you are walking in the park it’s a great way to warm up. We’ve used local produce so it really is a taste  of North Staffordshire!. The railway will be running their […]

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New Education Pack

Something for teachers – our brand new education pack has just arrived hot of the presses. It’s been updated for the latest revision of the national curriculum, has all of the up to date info on what we offer to schools, and is now a much more useful size. What’s more, it’s now available for […]

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Café gets top rating

Congratulation to the Heritage Centre Café team on achieving a Food Hygiene Rating of 5! A lot of hard work has gone into improving things in the café kitchen to get this which covers the record keeping side as well as the obvious things.

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Companion Dog Show Rescheduled

The companion dog show that was cancelled earlier this month due to the severe weather, has been rescheduled for Saturday 4th October.  There are categories to suit all types of dog, such as “Waggiest Tail”, so even if your best pal isn’t a pedigree pooch, there’s still a chance to win. That all kicks off at […]

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New Lamp Room

If you’ve visited us over the last couple of week you may have heard the sound of drilling, hammering and general mayhem. Nothing to be concerned about, it was just John the electrician installing power in our new lamp room. Today the first of the lamp charging racks went in, and we hope that tomorrow […]

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Dog Show Postponed

We’ve just been told that the dog show, that was to be held at Apedale today, has been cancelled due to the inclement weather. However it will be rearranged for a future date and a new date will be announced as soon as we have it.

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