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President: Professor Silvia Gonzalez
Website Updated: 20/8/2014 @ 16:00
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Anyone interested in going to the
Force Crag Mine LAST Open Day
on Thursday, 28th August 2014
from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
Tours run every Half Hour - Book your Time Slot by Emailing: Rebekah.Ingham@ nationaltrust.org.uk - Tickets are £6 - FREE TRANSPORT IS available from the Forestry Commission Noble Knott car park on B5292 coming out of Braithwaite village at 10 past every hour.
Force Crag was the last mineral mine worked in the Lake District, it was mined for lead, zinc and barytes from 1839 until 1991 when it was finally abandoned leaving an almost complete set of ore-refining machinery.
The tour does not include any underground section of the mine which is now unsafe and flooded but does take in the processing mill (a Scheduled Ancient Monument) with its equipment, the valley which is a geological SSSI and the new ground breaking pilot passive-mine-water remediation scheme which is removing metal contaminants from the Coledale Beck.
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Liverpool Iceland Holiday 2016
I am pleased to announce that preparations are in
hand for the next expedition to Iceland which will take place from 29th July to 12 August 2016. In an attempt
to offer some new experiences for people who
habitually visit the country, this trip will focus solely on
the northern area with longer stop overs in the chosen centres.
Highlights will include:-
∑ A tour of the Snaefellsness Peninsula
∑ A visit to Flatey (weather dependant)
∑ Tours of the Northern Fjords and boat safari
∑ A visit to Husavik and whale watching trip
∑ Time exploring the volcanic features around Myvatn
∑ Return via Akuryeri, the Kjolar route and the Golden Circle
The estimated cost will be in the region of £2,200. This will include:-
∑ Flights from Manchester or Heathrow
∑ Coach, driver and Icelandic guide
∑ All hotel accommodation
∑ Most meals
∑ Whale watching, boat safari, trip to Flatey, swimming pool visit in Myvatn.
Places are limited to 25 people so an expression of definite interest would be appreciated at this time. Please email Hazel Clark on email@example.com Donít delay as you may well be disappointed!!!
Hoping to hear from you soon