Category Archives: Vale of Pickering

gathering swallows

Walking the same route everyday opens the eyes to the small changes, that in ‘new’ places go unnoticed. The changes at the start of September can’t be captured better than the overly-familiar Keats “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness … … Continue reading

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Archaeoprint – a hidden landscape

Born and raised in Hertfordshire Paul Musgrove did a foundation course at St Albans College of Art & Design followed by degree studies at Manchester Polytechnic, specializing in Furniture design and hot glass making acquiring a BA(Hons) in 3-D Design … Continue reading

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An extraordinary place

The Vale of Pickering is an Extraordinary Place – recent work I’ve undertaken to create an agreed Statement of Significance for the Vale of Pickering is now online through the North Yorkshire County Council Website The detailed statement of significance document can … Continue reading

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even more significance to the Vale of Pickering?

Looks like I may have missed out an object of cultural significance from the Vale of Pickering Statement of Significance. The example of the road signage system by Jock Kinneir & Margaret Calvert on display in the Design Museum in … Continue reading

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Vale of Pickering, fog and frost… local heritage

On the first day of Christmas we celebrated the 40th anniversary of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention in a conference hosted by ICOMOS-UK, The Open University and UCL Centre for Museums, Heritage and Material Culture. The event came about from … Continue reading

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Vale of Pickering Statement of Significance

I am delighted to post an updated version of the Vale of Pickering Statement of Significance (May 2012). This Statement of Significance provides a first summary of significance for the Vale of Pickering. You can download a PDF (3MB) of the … Continue reading

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Intangible heritage and all that … lard

The guardian food blog entry had me grinning a great big smile as it highlights some of our more local food delicacies – lard sandwiches in Dewsbury, and Sussex pond pudding amongst others. http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/wordofmouth/2012/feb/22/mucky-fat-butties-sense-place In a week where we have just had … Continue reading

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