What a year that was…

…IN JANUARY 2017, TWO OF US STARTED WORK ALONG THE TOWPATH. WE WERE JOINED THE FOLLOWING WEEK BY ANOTHER AND SINCE THEN THE TEAM HAS GROWN TO 16 WORKING WEEKLY ON THE SITE, ONE ADMIN PERSON AND SEVERAL WHO HAVE SUPPORTED OTHER ASPECTS OF THE PROJECT SUCH AS: RESEARCHING THE GENEALOGY OF THE HOUSE, ART…

Storytelling and Country Crafts at Riverside House

Today we had the pleasure of welcoming Hannah McDowall to Riverside House. Hannah is a professional story teller and delivers training to help people develop and tell their own stories to support their professional and personal development. Today she told the team a short Native American story about Coyote who Steals the Sun and Moon,…

Archeological Survey at Riverside House

Last week we had a days archeological reconnaissance survey carried out by Kate Churchill and Vanessa Castagnino. The purpose of the survey is to pre-empt the needs for community based excavations. This is an extract from their initial findings: 1.      Subsurface archaeological remains associated with the New Works Iron Works in the south-east corner of…