STAFFORDSHIRE MAY DAY DISPLAY AT CANNOCK CHASE MUSEUM

On Sunday 1st May 2016 the Society, along with other Local History Groups was invited to the Staffordshire Day Exhibition at The Museum of Cannock Chase. David Battersby, Catherine Page & John Devey prepared a series of photographs and Tools from our archive denoting the Edge Tool works in Bridgtown and Bob Brevitt added an Around & About Bridgtown display. The display was completed by a selection of our Books and computer access to the Bridgtown Website. The Museum opened to the public noon til 4pm and there was a steady trickle of interest in our display. Also with us were groups from Norton Canes, Hazel Slade  and Chadsmoor and we were entertained by two medieval songsters.

BDLHS DISPLAY
BDLHS DISPLAY
BDLHS EDGE TOOL DISPLAY
BDLHS EDGE TOOL DISPLAY

BDLHS EDGE TOOL DISPLAY

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Cath & David discuss the event with attendees from Hazel Slade and Great Wyrley
The weather played its part as the “Cloggers” and the Brass Band had to curtail their outdoor displays and go indoors. Even so there was a steady flow of people even though the event was not well advertised.