Local author Stephen Oldfield will provide an illustrated, and often humorous talk on the writing of the second volume of his ‘Historical Field Guide to the Rossendale Valley.’
Having explored his local landscape for over 45 years, Stephen will discuss everything from burials to bomb factories, ghosts to gargoyles and ruins to rioters as he explains how the book took shape from rough field notes to a 400 page, full colour work which is the most detailed visual guide to Rossendale’s historical landscape ever written.
Born in Rawtenstall in 1969, Stephen grew up with the Whitaker Museum as his playground. This helped to spark a lifelong fascination with history.
Mystical Moors is available to buy in our shop.
Many thanks to Paul Mulderigg for sponsoring this event.
2 hrs with a short interval.
Thursday 27th October 2022
£6 per ticket – includes a free glass of wine/soft drink on arrival.
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