Welcome to the Washburn Heritage Centre

‘A hidden gem’ run by volunteers to celebrate the heritage of the wonderful Washburn Valley. A stunning extension to Fewston Church, it’s free to come in!

The Centre features exhibitions about the heritage of the Valley, and we run an extensive programme of events including walks, workshops, talks and courses. At weekends there is a popular Tea Room featuring a wide selection of homemade cakes. The Centre is fully accessible and is available for hire.

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Sun 25th February, 2024
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Wed 28th February, 2024
09:30
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Sat 2nd March, 2024
10:00
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Sun 3rd March, 2024
11:00
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Mon 4th March, 2024
14:00
- 16:30
Sun 25th February, 2024
11:00
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Wed 28th February, 2024
09:30
- 14:00
Sat 2nd March, 2024
10:00
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Sun 3rd March, 2024
11:00
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Mon 4th March, 2024
14:00
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Sun 25th February, 2024
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Wed 28th February, 2024
09:30
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A walk taking in Little Almscliff Crag with its cup and ring carvings and views over the former cosmic radiation project. Several stiles and it may be muddy so boots recommended. Returning along tracks through Norwood Forest. About 4 miles. Meet at the Centre. Please note that dogs are welcome on this walk. 

Lunch served back at the Centre.  Cost £12 member, £15 non-member.

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Sat 2nd March, 2024
10:00
- 16:00

Make your own medieval embroidery. Tanya Bentham, an expert on medieval embroidery, will assist you and provide the kit for you to make your own piece of embroidery. On booking you will be given a choice of one of three designs, one of which is illustrated below. Light lunch included.  Cost £60.00 members, £72.50 non- member.

 

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Sun 3rd March, 2024
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Mon 4th March, 2024
14:00
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Tue 5th March, 2024
19:30
- 21:00

Derek Barker, founder of Bradford U3A Archaeology and Geology Group, will share his knowledge of this period when Britain was connecting with a European cultural unit.  Surprisingly the inhabitants of Iron Age Britain were not so primitive before the arrival of the Romans but had a thriving culture of their own.

Light refreshments served.  Cost £10 member, £12 non-member.

 

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