Aries: The Lamb

Our series of self-guided walks continues with Aries (Mar. 22-Apr.21 approx.). You will need the Ordnance Survey 1:25000 South Pennines map. Please note that routes and their condition were accurate at their time of survey, 2018-2020; updates may be made at later dates. Please be alert to any other quasi-affirmations of Aries as you walk!   […]

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Pisces: The fishes

Our series of self-guided walks continues with Pisces (Feb. 22-March 21 approx.). You will need the Ordnance Survey 1:25000 South Pennines map. Please note that routes and their condition were accurate at their time of survey, 2018-2020; updates may be made at later dates. Please be alert to any other quasi-affirmations of Pisces as you

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AQUARIUS The Eagle

Our series of self-guided walks continues with Aquarius (Jan. 22-Feb.21 approx.). You will need the Ordnance Survey 1:25000 South Pennines map. Please note that routes and their condition were accurate at their time of survey, 2018-2020; updates may be made at later dates. Please be alert to any other quasi-affirmations of Aquarius the water-carrier as

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Dreaming Valleys presents Gareth E Rees, Sunken Lands

NE’s sister platform of Dreaming Valleys aims to have two-yearly all-day events, and subsidiary events in between. This June we will be hosting Gareth E Rees, speaker at the last DV conference in 2023, and author of Marshland, Unofficial Britain, Car Park Life: Britain’s Unexplored  Wilderness and other books. His new book, Sunken Lands, is an exploration

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A sideways look at the apotropaic Marian mark.

Apotropaic or protective marks have featured in much recent historical research, in which NE editor John Billingsley has been active with co-founding the Hidden Charms conference and publishing his book Charming Calderdale, investigating protectives in his area of West Yorkshire. Here, he turns his attention to what happens when a mark loses its contemporary religious significance,

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Walking Myth into Place 3: Hebden Bridge Zodiac Capricorn

Our series of self-guided walks continues with Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan.21 approx.). You will need the Ordnance Survey 1:25000 South Pennines map. Please note that routes and their condition were accurate at their time of survey, 2018-2020; updates may be made at later dates. Please be alert to any other quasi-affirmations of Capricorn as you walk!

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