Heritage Group

The Felling Heritage Group...bringing our history to life

emerged from a group which, in 2012, organised the 200th anniversary commemoration 
of The Felling 
mining disaster which killed 92 men and boys.
Chaired by ex Councillor David Napier the Group meets fortnightly and events planned in 2014 include

It should have said "The Felling"

     WW1 Commemoration

Remembering Thomas Hepburn who died 150 years ago 

Developing a book on The Felling history.

Putting on the next Heritage exhibition.

Members of The Felling Heritage Group include the Webmaster of this site and the Founder and Administrators of  
The Felling Past and Present 

Here's the video of the 2013 Heritage exhibition

The Felling Heritage Group 
at The Felling Community Centre on Thurs and Fri 28th/29th November 2013

Then and Now Displays, Pit Banners, Memorabilia, Artefacts, Maps. A continuous Slide Show of history photographs was put on by the Chairman of the Windy Nook History Society 
Folk put on some early 1900s clothes from Beamish Museum 


Your friends on Facebook will love the pictures you post of your new old look. Folk enjoyed a cuppa and chat about the old days. 

It's your heritage. It's your local history. And it's in your favourite part of the World. Do try to make a point of visiting the Exhibition in 2014

The Felling

...the only town in the World with a 'The'

The Felling Iconic Images