How about spending a day at Shipley Glen with a class?
There is evidence of history since the ice ages and before.
Opportunities for pond dipping and natural history projects.
A trip on the Glen Tramway can be arranged.
The classroom at the Bracken Hall Centre can be booked.
Local experts can be available and/or can visit schools.
We have publications available tracing the history of the area and other related topics.
A DVD with a massive amount of material is also available.
It includes a massive PowerPoint Presentation, task sheets, photographs and topic suggestions. (This has been well received in a number of schools).
For more information please contact
The latest book by local historian Alan Cattell is now available at the Glen Tramway and Bracken Hall Information centre.
Alan has written a well researched thesis about the fairgrounds here and the characters who lived here.