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 […]

THE BLACKDEN TRUST IN THE TIME OF COVID

  The Blackden Trust is a small registered charitable trust founded to preserve, explore and share a very special piece of history unique to an acre of land in the Parish of Goostrey that has been occupied for 10,000 years.  The most recent buildings are the Mediaeval Toad Hall, home to Alan and Griselda Garner, […]

AUTHOR OF THE MONTH

This month the author Tracy Chevalier has been nominated. Remarkable Creatures is the story of Mary Anning, who may be young and uneducated, but she has ‘the eye’. Scouring the windswept Jurassic coast near Lyme Regis on the English coast, she finds the fossils nobody else can; making discoveries that will shake the scientific world […]