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Volunteer gardeners wanted in Middleton

The Edgar Wood Rooms in Middleton seek volunteer gardeners to help with the care and maintenance of the garden. The aim is to develop the garden to enhance the setting of these important Arts and Crafts buildings and make it attractive for wedding photos. No experience needed but keen gardeners welcome. Anyone interested in joining the …

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Walking trip to Hale Cheshire 28th March

Edgar Wood designed many houses in Hale Cheshire over several years. His first was Halecroft dated 1890 and his last, Royd House dated 1914-16, he built for himself. In addition, we will also visit the parish church of St. Peter (1890-92) which contains glass by George Wragg who was a fellow member of the Northern …

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Photo Shoot at Elmwood Primary School

School’s out for summer and I’m meeting Architectural Photographer, Andy Marshall at Elmwood Primary School for a photo shoot. The Edgar Wood Society have received a grant from The Sharing Heritage Lottery Fund to develop a new web site. As part of the project, Andy is taking some photographs of various Edgar Wood buildings in …

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