I have emailed many many people about the launch event for the Friends of Bowland - to be followed by a Quiz and hotpot supper on Friday 19th Oct 7pm in Newton-in-Bowland village hall. Here's a colourful pdf that I have sent out widely showing several people who are friends - or used to be until I circulated their photographs. The serious, but short, bit of the evening will be to discuss and agree a constitution (see draft) and to elect officers of which we would like the following -
Several Regional organiers
If you are at all interested then please speak to Geoff Morries (01200 446329) or I (01772 784692) or email us by Friday the 12th Oct.
And last night, although the heavens opened on Slaidburn and Newton, there was a packed audience in the old Courtroom at the Hark to Bounty to hear Chris Spencer explain how English Heritage may have to think again about their listing details of the interesting building which like many in Slaidburn has been added to and altered over time. Further details to follow I hope but just read up on Dendrochronolgy for a start - I'm afraid I had to ask!