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Browsing Archive: August, 2012

Erddig Victorian Weekend 1884

Posted by Col Foss on Monday, August 6, 2012,

Yes I know two posts in as many minutes, but yes as I have another post to talk about, namely the wonderful annual Victorian weekend at Erddig hall in Wrexham.

The HMD Empress was the host for the weekend with a high point of 20 people staying and eating over the weekend.

Erddig Hall is such a wonderful place with lots of nooks and crannies and into one of these was placed Professor Oxley and the Palace of Curiosities with the stunning Marcus island mermaid which as you can see was thri...
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Satanic Mills 2 -Queen Street Mill Burnley

Posted by Col Foss on Monday, August 6, 2012, In : General Chitchat 
Hello one and all,

It has been a while since my last post, but things have been a little hectic in my real life. Anyhow firstly I would like to talk about the brilliant visit to the Queens Street Mill in Burnley, the home of the wonderful steam engine peace, which powers one of the last textile mills in the UK. The mill was also featured in the film the Kings Speech.

We were blessed with reasonable weather and were able to have one of our fabulous picnics.

(Above a wonderful shot of the remaini...
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