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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Edgar Wood in Italy – 17th January 2020

The Edgar Wood Society hosted an Italian themed evening celebrating Edgar Wood’s time in Italy, which he visted regularly before finally settling there and building the last of his three homes in Porto Maurizio, Liguria. In England, Wood is remembered primarily as an exceptional architect but in Italy, he is reknown for his paintings.  Lots …

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Edgar Wood Rooms taken off the heritage at Risk Register

The Edgar Wood Society has now achieved one of its longe term aims in that Edgar Wood’s Long Street Methodist School, aka the Edgar Wood Rooms, has at last been taken off the Historic England Heritage at Risk Register following the repairs and alterations carried out last year. A big ‘thank you’ is in order …

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