“Farm, Food & People” is Stuart Gough’s topic at the next Gardeners’ Association meeting on 15th October. Stuart is from The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm which is a Community Supported Agricultural (CSA) Scheme. CSAs bring farms and local communities closer together to provide mutual benefits and reconnect people to the land where their food is grown. Continue reading “Farm, Food & People”
The next WEA course is entitled “Industrial Archaeology” and it starts on Tuesday 10th January 2017 at 8pm.
Whilst the Industrial Revolution shaped Tyneside, the Black Country and the south Pennines, it also changed East Anglia’s landscape. Learn how the traditional crafts became mechanised, factory-based, industries, and discover their legacy. Our tutor is Steven Worsley.
This course will explain the importance of the industrialisation of Britain and will assist students in interpreting and recognising the surviving remains and artefacts. Eastern Counties industries discussed:
Textiles (wool, cotton, silk, linen),
Milling, Malting and Brewing,
Raw materials (iron, steel, coal),
Power (animal, water, wind, steam),
Engineering (especially agricultural),
Other farming (tanning, fertilisers).
The course is taking place at the Methodist Hall Chapel Lane, West Bergholt. CO6 3EF and costs £47.25 over 9 weeks. You can pay in one of 3 ways:
Sample the first night for FREE and then pay on attendance at the 2nd night.