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Category Archives: Visits
Our first trip of the year is one not to be missed for anyone with an interest in woodwork, engineering or those of us who thrive on workshop envy. The Stanley Ferry Workshops build lock gates for canals all over … Continue reading
Royal Observer Corps No. 20 Group HQ Yesterday, on a brisk but sunny Sunday, a small band of Leeds Hackspace folks caught a train to York and went on a tour round the cold war bunker in Acomb. The bunker’s … Continue reading
Worst Case Scenario by tj.blackwell It’s time for a geeky day out! On 27th November we’ll be going over to York to go take a look around a Cold War Bunker. Used between 1961-1991 by Royal Observer Corps’s No. 20 … Continue reading
On Sunday we had a trip to The Middleton Railway. We were fortunate to have glorious sunny weather. Unfortunately due to damage caused to the track by people attempting to steal it the usual sunday steam service wasnâ€™t running, but … Continue reading
Sunday saw a handful of hackspacers take a trip to Thwaite Mills, a local watermill which was in use grinding stone to make putty right up until 1976. The power of the water can really be felt, as the building … Continue reading
On Sunday 19th June Thwaite Mills is hosting â€œWWII Operation Continuanceâ€ â€“ A celebration of the continuation of the people of Leeds to the war effort and how the peopleâ€™s spirit could not be broken. An ideal opportunity to learn … Continue reading