THE BLACKDEN TRUST

  The Blackden Trust was founded to preserve, explore and share a very special piece of history unique to an acre of land in the Parish of Goostrey.  The soil there has yielded evidence of human activity dating back to the Stone Age, 10,000 years ago.  Flint tools, bronze objects, sherds of pottery and other […]

Blackden Trust lecture: 11th March The Story of Alderley

Blackden Trust lecture: 11th March The Story of Alderley

Saturday 11th March 2017, 3pm: Alan Garner is to introduce a talk by Professor John Prag (Honorary Professor at Manchester Museum) “ The Story of Alderley; Life on the Edge ” at Terra Nova School. Tickets £10….. ‘In 1953 the schoolboy Alan Garner rediscovered a wooden shovel originally found in the Alderley copper mines in 1875. […]