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Upcoming Events

  • Calligraphy Workshop
    Calligraphy Workshop
    Sat, 29 Jun
    Winlaton Mill
    29 Jun 2024, 10:30 – 12:30
    Winlaton Mill, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    29 Jun 2024, 10:30 – 12:30
    Winlaton Mill, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Join calligraphy artist Chris Bowen for the next of his fascinating workshops learning the art of Calligraphy.
  • Acrylic Painting Course - 4 x Wednesdays
    Acrylic Painting Course - 4 x Wednesdays
    Wed, 10 Jul
    Land of Oak & Iron
    10 Jul 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    Land of Oak & Iron, Spa Well Road, A694, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    10 Jul 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    Land of Oak & Iron, Spa Well Road, A694, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Experienced and friendly art tutor Kath will guide you from blank canvas to finished landscape artworks using demonstrations and individual assistance to improve your skills and confidence. The aim is for each student to produce artworks they can feel really proud of.
  • Fused Glass Lantern Workshop
    Fused Glass Lantern Workshop
    Sat, 13 Jul
    Winlaton Mill
    13 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Winlaton Mill, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    13 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Winlaton Mill, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Join us at the Land of Oak & Iron for a fantastic fused glass workshop with local glass artist Natalie Yates from Northern Sky Design.
  • A Taste of Spain - Languages & Food!
    A Taste of Spain - Languages & Food!
    Sat, 13 Jul
    Land of Oak & Iron
    13 Jul 2024, 18:30 – 21:00
    Land of Oak & Iron, Spa Well Road, A694, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    13 Jul 2024, 18:30 – 21:00
    Land of Oak & Iron, Spa Well Road, A694, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    CasaLingua presents a sociable evening of fun, food and Spanish!
  • Guided Bird Walk
    Guided Bird Walk
    Sun, 21 Jul
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    21 Jul 2024, 09:30 – 11:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, A694, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    21 Jul 2024, 09:30 – 11:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, A694, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Join us on the next of our guided bird walks from the Heritage Centre.
  • BARK IN THE PARK - DOG SHOW
    BARK IN THE PARK - DOG SHOW
    Sat, 24 Aug
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    24 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 16:00
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    24 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 16:00
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    To celebrate our 4 legged visitor friends, we are organising an event especially for them (and their human folk).
  • Willow Foraging Basket Workshop
    Willow Foraging Basket Workshop
    Sun, 25 Aug
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    25 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    25 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Under the guidance of outdoor education leader and experienced basket maker Liz Beech (a member of the Northumbrian Basketry Group), you will learn how to twist and weave willow into a beautiful basket.
  • Bat Walk in Land of Oak & Iron
    Bat Walk in Land of Oak & Iron
    Wed, 28 Aug
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    28 Aug 2024, 20:00 – 21:40
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    28 Aug 2024, 20:00 – 21:40
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Join the Northumberland Bat Group for this evening walk discovering bats!
  • Discover Hollinside Manor
    Discover Hollinside Manor
    Tue, 10 Sept
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    10 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    10 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Discover the ‘Giant's Castle’ which presides over the lower Derwent Valley, with a knowledgeable local walk leader.
  • Discover Hollinside Manor
    Discover Hollinside Manor
    Thu, 12 Sept
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    12 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    12 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Discover the ‘Giant's Castle’ which presides over the lower Derwent Valley, with a knowledgeable local walk leader.
  • The Wheel of Time - Evening Talk
    The Wheel of Time - Evening Talk
    Thu, 12 Sept
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    12 Sept 2024, 18:30 – 20:00
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    12 Sept 2024, 18:30 – 20:00
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Like the Derwent Valley, the Blaydon Burn has a rich and fascinating history with surprising international links.
  • Hidden Nature Guided Walk
    Hidden Nature Guided Walk
    Sun, 15 Sept
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    15 Sept 2024, 09:30 – 11:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    15 Sept 2024, 09:30 – 11:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Come and explore the hidden nature of the Lower Derwent Valley with local historian and ornithologist Michael Turner as part of Heritage Open Days.
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Visit us

The Land of Oak & Iron is hosted by the Charity Groundwork NE & Cumbria, and has delivered over £5million+ investment in local communities; their natural, cultural and industrial heritage.

Through our work we aim to improve peoples prospects, create better places and encourage greener choices.

With every coffee, cake, sandwich you buy, or event you come along to, you are helping to improve the environment and community around you!

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