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The proposed Crowley’s entrance sculpture will resemble a double helix made from a giant steel chain. A giant natural form made from industrial components. A chain made of chains. The idea for the sculpture by the artist Andrew McKeown, came through work with Winlaton West Lane Primary School where Andrew and the children explored the… Read more

Get out and about in the Land of Oak & Iron this Christmas

  As the song goes, it certainly is the most wonderful time of the year, and here at the Land of Oak & Iron, we’re really getting into the festive spirit, as Christmas is quite literally just around the corner.  The tree is trimmed with tinsel, presents are perfectly wrapped, and of course, the chestnuts… Read more

Industrial enthusiasts wanted!

Do you have a passion for the industrial past in the region and some spare time to devote to one of our heritage sites? Path Head Water Mill is looking for a new Trustee to join the team, guiding the direction of this organisation to help ensure the future of the Mill. Path Head Water… Read more

Who’s Creating Intrigue in Land of Oak & Iron?

We are very excited to bring new expertise and skills to the Executive Board, the group that oversees Land of Oak & Iron, to ensure it achieves its vision. Ann English is the founder of Create Intrigue, she is a freelance Creative Consultant and Business Coach living and working in the Land of Oak & Iron…. Read more

Social evening success

If you’d been with us for our first social evening you too could have immersed yourself in the music of Land of Oak & Iron composer William Shield, played by the amazing John Treherne on his traditionally designed harpsichord. You could have discovered more about the wonderful heritage of Land of Oak & Iron in… Read more

Forging Ahead October 2017

Find out about Land of Oak & Iron’s successes over the summer, including Chopwell WoodFest which attracted more than 1,500 to Chopwell Wood for the day. We invite you to our first Meet & Mingle, a social evening with musical entertainment, hot food and a chance to chat with friends new and old. Read all… Read more

Crowley’s Build Begins

Work has now begun on Crowley’s, the new Land of Oak & Iron flagship heritage centre being built at Winlaton Mill. Representatives from the local community and the partner organisations involved in the build, were on site last week for an official ground breaking ceremony, you can watch a short film here. The centre, which… Read more

Musical Commissions

Proposals are invited from suitably experienced musicians for the composition of two new creative and unique pieces of music: one instrumental and one choral. The music will be inspired by the Land of Oak & Iron and its heritage and composed working alongside an identified group of students from a local secondary school. Both of the compositions should… Read more

Support Prudhoe Award Winners

Local people in Prudhoe reclaiming an overgrown cemetery have been recognised for their hard work. Members of Prudhoe & District Local History Society are out twice a week, working in the cemetery and have won a LOVE Northumberland award and came third in the recent Prudhoe in Bloom awards. The volunteers are in St Mary… Read more