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The Blackden Trust celebrates the crafts and skills that have created a unique heritage on a small parcel of land at the heart of Blackden.

Discover and enjoy artefacts from its ten thousand years of history, the architecture of two timber-framed houses, and the countless stories of the people who have lived and worked here, and who make the atmosphere of the place so vibrant today.

What's on next

Saturday 27th September, 2014
Common Ground: Landscape and Folklore
Mark Edmonds, Professor of Archaeology at the University of York.
A talk and a walk with Mark Edmonds in the fields surrounding The Old Medicine House, when you will discover how man has created and interpreted the landscape you now see. Book early. Places are limited. Fee £35.00 includes a buffet lunch. Concessionary and Early Bird rate £30.00. To qualify for the Early Bird concession, book before 16th August.

Saturday 4th October, 2014
The Herb Society North West Group Workshop
The Herb Garden in Autumn
The afternoon will start with a short talk. This will be followed by workshops on how to prepare the garden for winter and also on what seeds to sow and cuttings to take now so that they will be ready to plant next spring. These practical sessions will ensure that everyone will have seeds and cuttings to take away.