Upcoming Events

  • 'Releasing the Genie of Coal' Book Launch
    Tue, 19 Oct
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    19 Oct, 18:30 – 20:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Ahead of the Glasgow COP26 Conference in November, the Land of Oak & Iron is organising a programme of related events, including the launch of the new book 'Releasing the Genie of Coal' on Tuesday 19th October.
  • Folklore of British Birds
    Sun, 31 Oct
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    31 Oct, 09:30 – 11:00
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, A694, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Local ornithologist Michael Turner will lead you on this guided walk around the lower Derwent Valley, helping you to identify the birds of Autumn and uncovering some of their ancient folklore.
  • Acrylic Painting Course
    Wed, 03 Nov
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    03 Nov, 14:30 – 24 Nov, 16:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Join Katherine Rodger, an experienced painter and art teacher, for this new landscape painting course at the Heritage Centre in Winlaton Mill. Starting Wednesday 3rd November for 4 weeks.
  • Wildlife and Biodiversity Guided Walk
    Sat, 06 Nov
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    06 Nov, 09:30 – 11:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Join local ornithologist Michael Turner on this guided walk and discover the wildlife that has reclaimed the Land of Oak & Iron.
  • Kid's Discovery Club Session 6
    Sun, 07 Nov
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    07 Nov, 10:00 – 11:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, A694, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Get up close to nature and explore the beautiful outdoor spaces in and around the Land of Oak & Iron in our new Kid's Discovery Club at the Heritage Centre in Winlaton Mill.
  • Christmas Soap Making Workshop
    Fri, 12 Nov
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    12 Nov, 18:00 – 21:00 GMT
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Join Frances from The Nines Soap Works and learn the traditional skill of making your own handmade, natural soap in this popular evening workshop – this one will have a wonderful Christmas theme for you to make soaps as Christmas gifts (or maybe just keep them all for yourself).
  • The First Kingdom - Book Launch & Talk
    Tue, 16 Nov
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    16 Nov, 18:30 – 26 Dec, 20:00
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Join Max Adams, author of Trees of Life, The Wisdom of Trees and The King in the North to launch his new book with an illustrated talk and Q&A.
  • Heritage, tea & chat in the Land of Oak and Iron
    Thu, 18 Nov
    Land of Oak and Iron Heritage Centre
    18 Nov, 19:00 – 20:30
    Land of Oak and Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Do you love the Land of Oak & Iron? Interested in the rich heritage of the Derwent Valley?
  • Christmas Glass Shapes Workshop
    Fri, 03 Dec
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    03 Dec, 18:00 – 20:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Fully booked. Tickets now available for Saturday's workshop. Join us at the Land of Oak & Iron for our Christmas fused glass workshop with local glass artist Natalie Yates from Northern Sky Design. You can see Nat's stunning work on display and for sale in our shop area.
  • New date - Christmas Glass Shapes Workshop
    Sat, 04 Dec
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    04 Dec, 18:00 – 20:30
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Our Friday workshop is fully booked, so we've added a new date, Saturday 4th December! Join us at the Land of Oak & Iron for our Christmas fused glass workshop with local glass artist Natalie Yates from Northern Sky Design. You can see Nat's stunning work on display and for sale in our shop area.
  • Christmas Willow Wreath Workshop
    Sun, 12 Dec
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    12 Dec, 10:00 – 12:00 GMT
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Get festive and creative with this popular workshop, which will show you how to weave with willow, developing skills and techniques to create your own unique Christmas wreath for your home.
  • 'The Ghosting of Anne Armstrong' evening talk.
    Tue, 14 Dec
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
    14 Dec, 18:30 – 15 Dec, 20:00
    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK
    Join Professor Michael Cawood Green from Northumbria University for this fascinating, illustrated talk about his book 'The Ghosting of Anne Armstong'.