Heritage Open Days – St. Martin’s Church, Low Marple, Cheshire

The wonderful St Martin’s Church, Low Marple, Cheshire is opening for two days for Heritage Open Days. It provides another chance for members to visit this jewel of a building. Opens Friday 18 September 2020, 14.00-18.00 and Saturday 19 September 2020, 10.00-15.00 St.Martin’s Church, Brabyns Brow, Marple Bridge, Marple, Stockport SK6 5DT Next to Marple …

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Helping out at Greystoke, Hale

The Edgar Wood Society has been working with the architectural team of Greystoke’s new owner and Trafford Council’s planning and conservation officers on how best to conserve this wonderful Edgar Wood designed house in Hale. Greystoke is named after the picturesque Cumbrian village. It has an impressive blend of art nouveau sensibility, the character of …

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Lottery Heritage Scheme Completed

This week Maureen put her final touches to our returns to Lottery Heritage Fund for the Edgar Wood Society website outreach project, which has now formally ended. The project included creating this website, its online Image Compendium, training, new photographs of Edgar Wood buildings and a series of successful events held during 2019. A big …

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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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