Tag Archives: Crookham

Crookham and Branxton during WWI: 14th November

Crookham and Branxton during WWI: 14th November

There will be an exhibition of life in Crookham and Branxton during WWI at the British Legion Coffee Morning in Crookham Village Hall on Saturday, 14th November, 10am – 12 noon.

If you have some memorabilia (photographs, letters etc) please bring it along!

Everybody welcome

A Tale of Two Villages: A Village Atlas of Branxton and Crookham

A Tale of Two Villages: A Village Atlas of Branxton and Crookham

TillVAS is back at Heatherslaw Mill for another local history exhibition. The subject this year is the Heritage Lottery funded Village Atlas Project.

Work has started and the exhibition will show how far the project has got in researching the history of Branxton and Crookham. They have had a great deal of help from local people and will have a variety of old maps, documents and photographs on display. This year, they will be open in the Old Bakery Office during the month of July on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 11am – 4pm. TillVAS will also be at Glendale Show on Bank Holiday Monday, 31st August.

Talk: Crans, Creels and Tunes- Crookham – 21st August 2014

A Crookham village evening in August

Iris McMillan will give a talk in Crookham Village Hall on Thursday August 21st 2014 at 19:30

‘Crans, Creels and Tunes’

An illustrated talk about the fishing past of the East coast:

– the herring fishing industry

– the industry, communities and activities

– and about those essential women who were the essence of the community