Catalogue 149

We have just published catalogue 149 which has over 500 books on the history of industry and transport including mills, mining, maritme, civil & mechanical engineering, railways, canals, metallurgy etc.

If you would like a copy we can send it in a pdf file, simply e-mail us and request a copy.

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Halecat Open Day, Sunday 11th September

As many of you will know there has long been a nursery at Halecat. In 2011 it was taken over by Abi and Tom who grow a range of perennial plants, shrubs and trees, the majority of which are grown on site.

On Sunday 11th September they are having a garden party with practical demonstrations, free talks and more.

Some of the outbuildings of the house have been converted into workshops and the artists will be open as well. One of them is my friend, Caroline who makes beautiful batik paintings & fabrics, many of which are plant based. On Monday I took some of our gardening books over to Halecat and Caroline now has them there on sale.

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