Bonsall Moor is looking beautiful and wintry today – lots of snow and lots of prints of hare, rabbit and fox. There is a large white barn owl flying around at dusk too. The photo above leading up to Bonsall Moor, is part of one of the walking routes about Geology and Leadmining being devised as part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Bonsall Trails project. Highlights of this walk will be the numerous leadmines on Bonsall Moor and the rare flora that has evolved because of the geology and leadmining. The Bonsall Trails will be 6 walking routes with 6 themed leaflets to go with each route which will explore different aspects of the history of Bonsall. There are lots of activities and events planned as part of this project – have a look at the Programme of Events page on this blog to find out what’s happening.
We’d like to thank Collette and Dave for letting us use their lovely pub the Barley Mow, Bonsall for our very convivial Social Media Workshop with Lucie Kerley, Digital Participation Manager and Blogger. Yesterday’s session helped oil the wheels for planning our Social Media campaign to keep everyone informed about how the Heritage Lottery Funded Bonsall History Trails project progresses.
“My head is reeling… but I’ll have a go at blogging because I want to help share the information we uncover.” Kay
We will be keeping people informed through:
- Blog: bonsallhistory.wordpress.com
- Twitter: @bonsallhistory
- Flickr: www.flickr.com/bonsallhistory
- Village newsletter ‘Mutterings’
- Village website: http://www.bonsallvillage.org
- Bonsall History website: www.bonsallhistory.org.uk
Hurray! We’re one of the first groups in the UK to get an ‘All Our Stories’ Heritage Lottery Fund Grant!
This exciting project, The Bonsall History Trails and Leaflets led by the Bonsall History Project, has been given £9,300 to tell their own story and find out more about the heritage of Bonsall culminating in a series of Illustrated Trail Leaflets.