Helen Johnson visited the Richard III Museum in York, for Dalesman Magazine Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson met Dr Steve Sherlock for Yorkshire Ridings Magazine.
Steve has made many discoveries at Street House, near Loftus, North Yorkshire. Discoveries date as far back as the Neolithic, and include Iron Age industries, a Roman Villa and a Saxon Princess burial. Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson met Len Scarth, who had the distinction of serving in all three of Her Majesty’s Forces, including the Home Guard, during the War. Len’s experiences are featured in Dalesman Magazine, November 2012 Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson met Richard and Edward Harrison, who spoke about their extraordinary collection of everyday artefacts from the past 500 years. Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson visited the Ritz Cinema in Thirsk, to hear memories of 100 years of cinema in Thirsk. Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson visited Thorngate Mill in Barnard Castle to see how a former industrial mill is now a desirable residential apartment. Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson met members of Brompton Heritage Group, to talk about linen weaving for Dalesman magazine Continue Reading →
For Dalesman Magazine March 2012, Helen Johnson visited the Rountons, villages where new ventures are bringing new life back to rural communities.
She also met Raymond Twiddle, a man who honed his business skills raising turkeys and now supports the Yorkshire Agricultural Society.
And finally she visited the Heritage Crafts Alliance, where trainer Glenn Young hopes to inspire people of all ages to learn the skills to preserve our historic buildings. Continue Reading →
Two local history groups are investigating the lives of ironstone miners in Rosedale, and their use of the historic railway there. Full article in Yorkshire Dalesman August 2011 Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson visited John Walker, a retired watch repairer, to learn about the history of timekeeping. Continue Reading →