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Leadgate, Consett, Co. Durham




Leadgate Community History Club

Started in 2018 the Leadgate Community History Club Aims to engage with local residents and expatriates to celebrate the history of Leadgate village, its people, and its industrial past.

Membership is FREE and open to all.

Talks will be arranged on various topics please see the page for Event Details.

Any funds raised, after expenses for room hire, will be used to support local community and local history projects including:

Supporting the fundraising group looking to bring back the Eden Colliery Banner to the Durham Miners Gala
Working with other parties to preserve, archive and promote local history in many forms from Exhibitions, Open Days, Talks, Oral History recordings

If you have any photographs/documents or items to “donate” please get in touch, here.t.

“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”
― Winston S. Churchill