A BHG mug and trophy to our winner; and a copy of MILK, a short history Herefordshire’s dairies, to all four contestants
Fifty five people took part, find out what the answers were here: Quiz Answers
Congratulations to Ian Broom of Park Street and runners-up Sara Stringer from Tupsley, Paul Brinkworth from Park Street and George Hill from Moreton in Marsh. George writes: “I lived at 97 Green Street from 1953 until I joined the police service in 1966 and moved into one of the police houses in Vicarage Road. I was married at Saint James church in 1965. Bartonsham area has great memories for me.”
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The mysterious Serpent Path was laid down from Dinedor Hill towards the River Wye around 4,000 years ago and we are pleased to host two events to allow you to find out more.
Former county archaeologist Keith Ray looks at this unique feature and the associated serpent mounds of Ohio at The Barrels, Tuesday April 11 at 7.30pm. No booking needed.
Dr Ray will also lead an Easter Serpent Walk on Saturday April 15, 1030-1300. Walk numbers are limited: please book here.
At our meeting at The Volunteer, 7.30 pm Tuesday March 7 (today!) we’ll firm up the spring programme. We have exciting ideas for another of our popular Mills walk, a quiz, a Rotherwas Serpent walk and talk, Bathing Station picnic and a paddle!
Come along for updates on our finances and website plans and look at Naomi’s wartime article/appeal.
Bring and share any interesting objects, photos and so on. Everyone welcome.
You may already know that The Friends of Castle Green is delighted to have been awarded a grant by The Big Lottery Fund Awards for All to carry out a year long city-wide consultation process to determine the future of Castle Green and the surrounding area.
The Friends would like to invite members of the History Group and a friend to a World Cafe Event to have their say on 'Planning the Future: Castle Green in the 21st Century'. They hope to bring together a good cross section of people to facilitate a discussion on what people want to happen to the area and how we go about achieving these objectives.
There will be a series of events throughout the year, and there are currently spaces on the evenings of 8th March and 22nd March. The evening will begin at 7.30pm at The Pavilion on Castle Green with food provided, but please bring your own drinks.
The Friends are limited on numbers so if interested you need to RSVP using the attached form as soon as possible and no later than 24th February. The only stipulation is an open mind and plenty of ideas!
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Friends of Castle Green
Hereford's leading architectural historian, David Whitehead, will report on the rich heritage of Victorian buildings and gardens still surviving and disappeared at an event organised by Hereford Civic Society on Thursday 19th this week.
Good turn out for David Clarke's Revd Venn talk at The Barrels, and a generous audience contributed £60 for BHG to fund a spring programme. More later.
How did this Victorian change the lives of so many Herefordians? And why are his Kyrle Street model cottages under threat?
Find out at David Clarke's talk, The Barrels, this Tuesday Jan 10, at 7.30pm.
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