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Old Lifeboat House on Holy Island officially opens to the public

Old Lifeboat House on Holy Island officially opens to the public

· By David Suggett

The Old Lifeboat House, opposite St Cuthbert's Isle, has been restored and officially opened.

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Alnwick Talking Newspaper available now

Alnwick Talking Newspaper available now

· By David Suggett

Do you know anyone who is blind or visually impaired?

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Invitation to quote for Budle Bay project

Invitation to quote for Budle Bay project

· By David Suggett

The interpretation project at Budle Bay will be the crowning glory of a cantilevered platform hovering over the southern tip of Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve.

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Peregrini Volunteer Conference 2017  keynote speaker announced!

Peregrini Volunteer Conference 2017 keynote speaker announced!

· By David Suggett

Max Adams is a critically-acclaimed author and biographer, an archaeologist, traveller and writing coach. His journeys through the landscapes of the past and the present, of human geography, music, art and culture are a continuing source of inspiration in his writing.

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Northumbria Basketry group celebrates 10th anniversary!

Northumbria Basketry group celebrates 10th anniversary!

· By David Suggett

Happy birthday to our partner organisation in the development of the willow sculpture project!

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Peregrini History Boxes go public!

Peregrini History Boxes go public!

· By David Suggett

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Maggot marks, blue slips and lots of Fragments! Update from our ceramics project

Maggot marks, blue slips and lots of Fragments! Update from our ceramics project

· By Sarah Winlow

Four of Graham Taylor's ceramic workshops have now taken place. With two more to go at Berwick Museum and Art Gallery next week, read about what to expect from a Peregrini Fragments Workshop!

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Latest Creative Arts Project from Peregrini

Latest Creative Arts Project from Peregrini

· By Sarah Winlow

Six large ceramic sculptural pieces celebrating the natural and cultural heritage of Lindisfarne and the coast, to be created by Graham Taylor. We need your help at six practical pottery workshops to gather source material and create elements to incorporate into the artwork.

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Peregrini Heritage Festival draws in the crowds and unearths some significant finds

Peregrini Heritage Festival draws in the crowds and unearths some significant finds

· By David Suggett

Community Archaeology Project uncovers Saxon church

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Goswick to Beal - Third and final recce for our beach guide

Goswick to Beal - Third and final recce for our beach guide

· By Sarah Winlow

Yesterday, a group of nine of us, ably led by Patrick Norris, completed the last section of the stretch of coast between Cocklawburn and Beal. We were joined by the former farmer at Goswick, James Frater, who provided lots of information and laughs.

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Eco-pottery sessions underway

Eco-pottery sessions underway

· By David Suggett

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Update on the Whin Grasslands Project

Update on the Whin Grasslands Project

· By Sarah Winlow

It's now over month or so since our last gorse clearance session on Kippy Heugh. Encouraged by the spring sunshine I took a walk up there yesterday to see the results of our labour...

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Postcard from Peregrini Volunteer Conference

Postcard from Peregrini Volunteer Conference

· By Sarah Winlow

"I've learnt so much about the people, places and county I call home" - Peter Slater, Community Projects Volunteer. Here's our sum up of the second Peregrini volunteer conference, held on the 4th March at the Crossman Hall, Holy Island.

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Stop press! Lindisfarne invaded by Vikings.... again!

Stop press! Lindisfarne invaded by Vikings.... again!

· By David Suggett

Belford First School sends 23 little warriors

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Evaluating Peregrini - summary report now out!

Evaluating Peregrini - summary report now out!

· By David Suggett

Provide your feedback!

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Exciting keynote speaker announced for the Peregrini Lindisfarne Volunteer Conference

Exciting keynote speaker announced for the Peregrini Lindisfarne Volunteer Conference

· By David Suggett

Saturday 4th March - 10.30am - 4.00pm Holy Island Crossman Village Hall

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Limekilns survey workshop a great success!

Limekilns survey workshop a great success!

· By David Suggett

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Gorse Clearance on Kippy Heugh

Gorse Clearance on Kippy Heugh

· By Sarah Winlow

Tuesdays in February = gorse bashing and burning for the Whin Sill Geology and Grasslands Project and six volunteers gathered yesterday in lifting cloud to begin the mammoth task of gorse removal on Kippy Heugh, near Budle Bay.

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Write-up from Whitton Willow Plot

Write-up from Whitton Willow Plot

· By Sarah Winlow

Super day on Saturday when Peregrini volunteers joined members of the Northumbria Basketry Group at their willow plot to complete the winter 2016/2017 harvest. Much of the willow used at the Peregrini willow workshops between now and June will have come from the Whitton Willow Plot.

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Exciting new creative arts project for the Lindisfarne Nature Trail.

Exciting new creative arts project for the Lindisfarne Nature Trail.

· By David Suggett

Up to twelve sculptures, inspired by the fauna and flora of Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve which is designated as one of England?s most important nature reserves, will be created by Anna Turnbull, local artist and willow sculptor.

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New coastal walk planned

New coastal walk planned

· By David Suggett

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Great morning out for International Volunteers Day

Great morning out for International Volunteers Day

· By Dan Gray

Second campaign of conservation works at Newton gun emplacement took place this morning.

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Calling all historical costume making volunteers!

Calling all historical costume making volunteers!

· By David Suggett

Do you have an interest in costume making? Are you a dab hand at pattern cutting, sewing or stitching, or do you fancy helping us research period costumes?

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Peregrini Community Projects join forces to investigate Cocklawburn

Peregrini Community Projects join forces to investigate Cocklawburn

· By Sarah Winlow

A group of volunteers from the three Community Projects of Archive, Geology and Archaeology came together for a workshop hosted by leaders from each project last Saturday morning.

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Community Dig at Common Slap, Fenham-le-Moor

Community Dig at Common Slap, Fenham-le-Moor

· By Sarah Winlow

Last week, our Community Archaeology volunteers braved the autumn weather to investigate the site of a possible fort at the wonderfully named Common Slap, south of Fenham.

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Folk Tales and Legends of Northumberland

Folk Tales and Legends of Northumberland

· By Sarah Winlow

An alternative to Halloween! Peregrini Lindisfarne presents a storytelling performance at 7pm on Friday 28th October. We're delighted to welcome Malcolm Green, renowned storyteller, for a legendary evening of folk tales and legends for all the family. Don't miss it!

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New arrivals on the Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve

New arrivals on the Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve

· By Sarah Winlow

The grazing of sheep between now and Christmas will assist in the management of dune grassland on Holy Island. The arrival of 30 sheep last week is just one part of this Peregrini Lindisfarne-funded project, led by Natural England, that aims to improve natural habitat and inform its future management.

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In search of old photos and memories of Cocklawburn

In search of old photos and memories of Cocklawburn

· By Sarah Winlow

A Peregrini Lindisfarne volunteer is heading up the search for old photos, memories and memorabilia about Cocklawburn and the former industries along this coastal strip. Please do get in touch if you've any information you would like to share.

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Anglo-Saxon Teaching Kits Now Available!

Anglo-Saxon Teaching Kits Now Available!

· By Louise McCreery

Two new educational loan boxes covering the Anglo-Saxon period and containing beautifully crafted replica artefacts are now available from Peregrini Lindisfarne.

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Exciting finds for the Community Archaeology Project volunteers!

Exciting finds for the Community Archaeology Project volunteers!

· By David Suggett

Weeks of archaeological investigation and excavation have resulted in fascinating new discoveries and exciting plans for the Community Archaeology project in 2017.

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Peregrini Lindisfarne and Helix Arts 'Makes Art Happen' in North Northumberland

Peregrini Lindisfarne and Helix Arts 'Makes Art Happen' in North Northumberland

· By David Suggett

Helix Arts and Peregrini Lindisfarne Landscape Partnership have joined forces to provide a unique opportunity for people living and working in North Northumberland.

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Peregrini Lindisfarne Heritage Festival joins Holy Island Music festivities!

Peregrini Lindisfarne Heritage Festival joins Holy Island Music festivities!

· By David Suggett

Come and join us for a great weekend packed full of music, exhibitions, arts, heritage demonstrations and much more...

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Cuddy Ducks for Duns

Cuddy Ducks for Duns

· By David Suggett

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The Peregrini Lindisfarne Landscape Partnership Scheme is managed by a Partnership of professional and community representatives from Holy Island and surrounding shore side area. The lead organisation for the Scheme is the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership, hosted by Northumberland County Council.