History of Consett Steelworks Group

Alan Swinburne Building Self Belief Podcast hcswrichard Jun 21   Alan Swinburne – Consett Heritage Podcast Alan worked at the Steelworks for 17 years in the Technical Research Department. Over the last 20 years he has researched the History of the Steelworks given several talks about his memories of his life at the Works. He […]

History of Consett Steelworks Group

Map Donation Alison and Mike Redshaw have kindly donated a map to the History of Consett Steelworks Group which will be scanned and shared for all to enjoy together with copies to be made for other local Heritage groups and for anyone who would like a copy Alison comments My dad, Les Gunn, who worked […]

Leadgate Community History Club – Upcoming Talks

Upcoming talks from Leadgate Community History Club Monday 20th June Talk on Consett in Focus Photography Project – Eden Miners Centre Leadgate 7pm start – Leadgate Community History Club present –  – Talk by George, Steve and Chris plus a chance to see some of the extensive collection of photographs they have taken. We are a group of […]

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 […]