Edgar Wood Society Committee Meeting 7.00pm, 13th January 2021

The next Edgar Wood Society Committee Meeting is at 7.00pm, 13th January 2021. The meeting will take place on Zoom owing to the Covid-19 lock down. Agenda 1. APOLOGIES 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF LAST MEETING 3. ARTS & CRAFTS CHURCH AND EDGAR WOOD ROOMS 4. CULTURE RECOVERY FUND ROUND 2 5. EVENTS PROGRAMME 2021 …

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Edgar Wood Society AGM postponed till next year!

We are deferring this year’s Annual General Meeting, which was due to take place on 24th October, until next year when, hopefully, the Covid-19 situation will be much brighter. Members will be receiving annual reports by email shortly. Unless, any of the present committee or post holders wish to stand down, we will simply ‘carry …

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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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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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