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The results are in!

For those of you who enjoyed the Hanwell and Norwood Green Orchard Trail 2015 Annual General Meeting, and to those of you who missed the perfect opportunity to meet the gang and have a bit of a palaver (not to speak of… 46 more words

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For the Record: Thanksgiving Eve miracles!

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! We imagine you will be visited by the Great Gobbler and all your gluttonous dreams of dressing and pumpkin pie (mmm, pie!) will come true by morning. 498 more words


The Piggeries Documentary

We started a new documentary about the TYS2 Piggeries Orchard project. One little video clip to begin with, with huge thanks to our member and producer, camera man, director, cutter, boom operator, and production assistant of choice Steve Haskett. 83 more words


Explore Your Archive: Exploring our heritage

Over the last 5 days we’ve joined archives across the UK to celebrate our collections and activities as part of Explore Your Archive week.

Our journey has taken us through battles for basic rights, to the ways in which our rights and responsibilities have been formalised.  300 more words


Explore Your Archive: Scalding swine and casting bones

Today we’re used to different tiers of government.  Archives provide insight into times when rights and responsibilities for ordinary people weren’t always as straightforward.

The ‘Red Books’ of Gloucester Borough were created by the Mayor and burgesses and contain details of the various decisions, acts and ordnances made by the borough for governing the city.  295 more words


Syrian Refugees

I was looking over some facebook comments today, A thing I rarely do when I found this compelling tale. It was under a buzz feed article under the has tag #TedCruz. 760 more words

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Explore Your Archive: Inspirational archives

Because archives are frequently top-heavy with records created by officialdom, it’s easy to lose sight of the amazing things that can be found.

Taking music as one example, we have a hugely diverse range of records.  282 more words