Monthly Archives: March 2011

Children’s Easter Workshop

Tuesday, 19th April, 2pm – 4.30pm, Vicarage, High Escombe, DL14 7ST All children between the ages of 4 and 11 are invited.  The afternoon will include egg rolling, and various Easter crafts like making Easter gardens and Easter cake decorating.  … Continue reading

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The website

Don’t miss information on the website. There is information on the History,  Accomodation, Organisations, and Hamsterley Forest pages as well as on the drop down menu pages. Most images can be enlarged by simply clicking on them. Hover the cursor … Continue reading

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Susan Lawrence (Nee Dennison) – William Dennison

Susan Lawrence (Nee Dennison) writes: “My Great great grandfather William Dennison was born in Bedburn, Hamsterley in 1828 (23 in 1851 census.) I know he lived at Bedburn Mill and was probably born there. He married Ann Mitchison from Kenton. … Continue reading

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Hamsterley Primary School News – March 2011

Zoolab! On Tuesday 8th March, we had a visit from Michelle of ZooLab, who brought her collection of exotic pets to illustrate a talk on nocturnal animals. We met Medusa the 50cm Corn Snake, Charlotte the Madagascan Hissing Cockroach, Gary the African Giant … Continue reading

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Minister’s Letter

Rev. Richard Deimel writes: “Margaret and I are looking forward to our first Easter for 23 years in County Durham.  I reckon we are all longing for spring to come, after this very long winter.  It is very natural for … Continue reading

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Tall Ships Race

Join a Tall Ship sailing voyage from Great Yarmouth to Blyth Opportunities are available for anyone aged 18-75 to sail onboard the Tall Ships Youth Trust’s 200ft square rigged tall ship Stavros S Niarchos when she  sails from Great Yarmouth … Continue reading

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Hamsterley Studio Painters – Art Show

Saturday 16 April 2011, 10.30am to 4pm, Hamsterley Methodist Chapel Pictures for sale. “Live” painting in progress. Raffle of specially selected painting by Linda Birch. Refreshments. To be opened at 10.30am by Rev. Margaret Deimel. Donations for refurbishment project for … Continue reading

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War Memorial

Jonathan Peacock writes: “We have become aware that several names are missing from the War Memorial on the Village Green and are making enquiries concerning their possible inclusion. The names so far identified are: World War I: Joseph Hodgson, Gerard … Continue reading

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Film Club – Hero, 2002 (12A)

The Village Hall, Friday, 15th April. In ancient China, a nameless minor official is called to the palace to tell the story of how he defeated the powerful rulerʼs three principal enemies. An epic, beautifully shot and action-packed film. For … Continue reading

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