64-page photo book on Lochaber, Scotland
A series on the 75 villages in the Melton Mowbray Borough. An eclectic selection of old pictures and postcards from the end of the 19th century to the 1970s, highlighting each village with one or more views and their stories: street views, buildings, remarkable trees, village green, monuments, local pub, church, chapel, village shop, old post office, etc.
The Scottish photographer W.S. Thomson (1906-1967) roamed his country from the 1940s to the 1960s. He left two books and a series of booklets on Scotland, which make a unique series of landscape pictures in a timeframe of developing Scottish tourism. From September 2022, the first series, on Lochaber, will be presented.
Brings the history of its places from the 19th century up to the post-World War II period back to life. Additional to the joint Woodland Trust and National Trust project to reconnect Grantham to its historic landscape, which is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Its main goals are improving the access to Londonthorpe Woods, Bellmount and Alma Park Wood, and bringing the history of its places and landscapes to life, both for the benefit of both people and wildlife.
Highlights the past of Grantham Canal and shows the past of this canal with its bridges, locks, wharves, winding holes, towpaths and buildings, and reveals how its impact on the landscape and neighbouring villages has changed. In collaboration with the Grantham Canal Society, the regional and local history groups and the Parish Councils.