[ I declare an interest in this project as chair of the Friends of White Rock Copperworks, and chair of the Friends of the Slip Bridge – another iconic Swansea bridge, spanning the Mumbles road and three railway lines. John Ashley, webmaster. ]
As part of the Celebrating Britain’s Transport Textile project, London Transport Museum curator Georgia Morley has researched the hard-wearing and distinctively patterned fabrics that have covered Britain’s transport seating since the 1920s
The Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire is hosting a talk at 2pm on WEDNESDAY 24TH APRIL 2019 at LIVERPOOL CENTRAL LIBRARY about car registrations in the period 1904-1907 in Cheshire. It will be delivered by Dr. Craig Horner of Manchester Metropolitan University, an expert in the field. Full details – Old Crocks and Dodgy Car Salesmen.
It’s midway through October, so before the days get too short to make it worthwhile, why not grab your compass and hiking boots, shrug on your waterproof and take to the hills. Chances are, if you’re a regular walker, you will stride out safe in the knowledge that an Ordnance Survey map secreted about your person means you’ll know exactly where and when you got lost.
The history of the organisation known as OS is not merely that of a group of earnest blokes with a penchant for triangulation and an ever-present soundtrack of rustling cagoules . . .