Tag: visit yorkshire
Museums of The World: Weston Park Museum.
Weston Park museum is just a short walk from home for me so this is a kind of regular haunt of mine. In the middle of Weston Park the museum was once a mansion house that housed the art collection of John Newton Mappin, a Rotherham buisnessman. Thusly the name above the original entrance of…
Museums of the World: National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield.
I’ve been wanting to visit the National Coal Mining museum for years. Coming as I did from East London I never really knew anything about mining in Yorkshire and the communities that it created. When I first moved to Yorkshire I was often told about how the way of life of the miner was destroyed…
Yorkshire Air Museum.
Back in November I took a drive to Doncaster’s Yorkshire Air Museum. I’d discovered the museum online and, as it was only a 30 minute drive for me, decided to visit one damp Saturday morning. The one plane that really caught my attention before even visiting was the Hawker Siddeley Jump Jet. When I was…