Sharpe’s pottery museum

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We now have photographs from sharpe’s pottery come online from last week. Well worth a visit. Enjoy.

Moira Replan

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On Monday we took a trip to meet Graham Knight at Moira Replan to have a look at the archive of local photos and maps that’s held there. We took a look at… Continue reading

Moira Furnace, Ashby Canal & the South Derbyshire Mining Preservation Society

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Last Saturday was a busy day! We started with a tour of the furnace with Steve Scotney, sharing the mysteries and stories of the building. We learnt that Moira village didn’t exist before Earl… Continue reading

Share your photos with us

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Hi all, As you probably worked out, we will be hosting a exhibition at Moira Furnace in August. We would like to see some of your photos there too. If you have old… Continue reading

A few more pics from our Nature Walk…

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We took cameras, binoculars, a samples box to collect things and added to Ben’s wildlife survey of the area. 5 species we found hadn’t been spotted in the area that year.   And then we… Continue reading

Radio and nature walk!!

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Today we went to Hermatige FM radio to talk about are project and to get more people involved. The radio DJ asked us questions about the project we answered them and talked about what… Continue reading

History Walk

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On Monday evening we gathered together in the sunshine at Moira Youth Hostel to meet local historian Dot Morson. She took us on a great walk through the landscape around Conkers and up… Continue reading

Blog

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Despite the grey clouds we had a great day chatting to people at Moira Canal Festival last Saturday. We used maps and leaf-printed bunting to engage people in conversations about the local landscape,… Continue reading

First blog post

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This is the excerpt for your very first post.

Welcome to our Blog!

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Youth Landscapers is a group of local young people from Donisthorpe and Moira researching and mapping The Heart of the National Forest with the Black to Green project. Over the summer we’ll be… Continue reading