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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Sat 2nd March, 2024
10:00
- 16:00
Sun 3rd March, 2024
11:00
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Mon 4th March, 2024
14:00
- 16:30
Thu 7th March, 2024
14:00
- 16:00
Thu 7th March, 2024
14:00
- 15:30
Sat 2nd March, 2024
10:00
- 16:00
Sun 3rd March, 2024
11:00
- 16:00
Mon 4th March, 2024
14:00
- 16:30
Thu 7th March, 2024
14:00
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Thu 7th March, 2024
14:00
- 15:30
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
11:00
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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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Thu 7th March, 2024
14:00
- 16:00

“The Plot” by Madeleine Bunting, a North Yorkshire writer, describes the interesting history of the acre of land on which she was raised. It is the fascinating story of how her father realised his dream and will be discussed by our friendly group as we enjoy Washburn tea/coffee and cakes.  Cost £3.00 members, £4.00 non-members

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Thu 7th March, 2024
14:00
- 15:30
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