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HODS 2021 – Morpeth Film Archive Online

10 September 2021 - 19 September 2021


Short YouTube videos from pre-pandemic times highlighting some of Morpeth’s previous Heritage Open Day events (with thanks to MorpethNews TV)

John Grundy on 300 Years of Morpeth Town Hall (2014)

The Body Snatchers – Councillor Derek Thompson shows the descendant of one of Morpeth’s graveyard guards the Watchmen’s Rifle now housed with other Civic Treasures in the Town Hall (2016)

Morpeth’s Civic Treasures – Councillor Ian Hunter describes some of the items in the Mayor’s Parlour (2016)

Longhirst Hall – a short introduction by Neil Taylor to the stately home just outside Morpeth (2013)

St James the Great – views inside the church on Morpeth’s Newgate Street (2017)

Exhibition in the Chantry commemorating celebrated Morpeth natural history artist John Caffrey (2017)

The Ancient Art of Spinning demonstrated by Liz Herbert at St George’s UR Church (2013)

Not filmed at HODs, but on the 2021 HODs theme of Edible England:

Louisa Gidney describes the life of Mrs William Turner, wife of the Morpeth-born Tudor herbalist known as the Father of English Botany, interviewed in the William Turner Garden at Morpeth’s Carlisle Park during the Morpeth Northumbria Gathering (2017)


10 September 2021
19 September 2021
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Morpeth Antiquarian Society