We are hoping to start a “Friends of Billingsley” group and as a first step, Bonnie & Mike Garvey at 7 Bynd Lane have offered to host an informal meeting on Tuesday 5th March from 7.30pm with cheese & wine. If you would like to come along please contact Revd David Poyner (01562 68638) or […]
Walking along Bind Lane and the Jack Mytton Way to explore the history and archaeology of New England and Bind Brook, with tales of vanished communities, a scandalous politician, mines and railways and medieval monks. Meet outside the Cape of Good Hope for a 2.00pm start. The walk involves some short steep hills where care […]
“Miners, ironworkers and farmers in Billingsley and Chorley” A guided walk, 2-4.00pm, Sunday 27th January We will use footpaths to explore the history and archaeology of the woodland between Billingsley and Chorley, visiting forgotten communities, a medieval iron works, early farms and mines of all ages. Meet outside the Cape of Good Hope for a […]
Please pop into church at any time this afternoon, between 2pm and 4pm, to enjoy a cup of tea, a slice of cake and a chat. There will be a display of photos about farming in and around Billingsley. All welcome and no charge, though any donations are gratefully received!
Saturday 18 August – 7.30pm. Do come and join us in the church for a social evening. David Poyner will tell the story of mining in Billingsley, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century; followed by refreshments. All welcome.