Leadgate Community History Club – Website

The major rewrite of our Club website http://leadgatecommunityhistoryclub.co.uk is now complete. It has been recoded with imbedded links for faster response time and the external links to Adobe Spark have gone.   Major new content has been included, Leadgate Fallen in WW2.   We hope you find it easier to navigate and the content educational […]

‘Workers Thread’

The Community Arts Team at Derwent Valley Partnership are currently developing a community arts and social history project called ‘Workers Thread’ linked to Consett Empire Theatre.   They would be keen to hear from any local drama, theatre, history and/or art based groups who may be interested in getting involved.   A full outline of […]

World Photography Day 2020

Please take a look at the link below sent to us from Leadgate Community History Club about the History of Photography.   Please get in touch with richardjudd@leadgatecommunityhistoryclub.co.uk if you have any pictures you are willing to share or want scanned.   https://www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk/objects-and-stories/history-photography

Watling Spaces – The Roxy

A new Facebook page has been set up by the family and partners behind the ongoing work to restore this wonderful historical community building and plans are to re-open it for community use in 2021 all things being equal. If you would like to find out more information or to support them then please message […]

1st July 1950 Steelworks Accident

1st July 1950 70 years ago saw an accident at the Consett Steelworks.   The project team of the History of the Consett are Steelworks project are keen to work with/listen to families of those involved to explore ways/options to “mark” this incident.   To start this, an album has begun to be created, and […]

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