Welcome to Hemyock Thursday, April 27 2017 @ 11:25 pm BST

History Group

Meetings were held in the Church Rooms, on the 2nd Thursday in the month, starting at 7:30pm.  We are now looking for someone in the area to run the meetings. We have a number of speakers who are able to give interesting talks. All we are looking for is someone willing to arrange the meetings.

We also have all the archives stored in a database with key word catalogue access.  Weekend Open Days are organised from time to time at various locations accross the Blackdowns. We have a new web site storing all types of media of the Blackdown Hills area. Please look at:

www.blackdownarchives.org.uk

The development of this web site and the expansion of the Archive activity plus the Open Days have been made possible with a grant from the Making it Local fund and the AONB office in Hemyock.

You can see the calendar on this site to see what is planned for future meetings.

The Archiving Project which has received a grant from the Sustainable Development Fund of the Blackdown Hills AONB has allowed the project to progress.  An Image Library is being created of old photos and documents to be stored in a database so that specific requests can be answered by providing good quality prints. You can see some of the items we have archived in our Media Gallery on this site.

Various projects are run from time to time. The latest project was the writing and publishing of the book "The Upper Culm Valley before, during and after the First World War."

We also have a library of interesting historical books about the area.  These are available if someone is researching a particular subject.

For more information contact Mike Cooper on 01823 680175 or michaelrcooper@tiscali.co.uk

History Book


Events

There are no upcoming events

Random Image

1442 at Tiverton Museum - this loco sometimes pulled trains on the CVLR
Browse Album

Local Weather

Outbreaks of rain tonight with some showers tomorrow.

This Evening and Tonight:

There will be some outbreaks of rain through tonight. Towards dawn it will become mostly dry though, and it will stay mild and frost free. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Friday:

Friday will start largely dry. There will be some sunshine into the afternoon but we could see a few showers, however they will ease later in the day. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday mostly dry and bright but becoming windy. Heavy outbreaks of rain moving eastwards on Sunday and then some brightness on Monday, but further rain is possible later.

Updated at: 1532 on Thu 27 Apr 2017



sourced from the Met Office