Browsing Archive: July, 2012

Centenary Celebration Weekend

Posted by Nick Burton on Saturday, July 28, 2012, In : Shows and demonstrations 
Not only was it my birthday but today was the second day of Centenary celebrations at our parish community centre. What is now the Rhiwhiriaeth Community Centre building was opened in 1912, originally as a school, and on Saturday Rebecca and I, along with Beck's mum and dad, dressed up in our Edwardian best and Elza pulled my wooden cart to become part of the historical display.
 
 Beck and Elza Nick and Elza


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Festival of the Working Horse

Posted by Nick Burton on Monday, July 9, 2012, In : Shows and demonstrations 
Just back from an excellent, if wet-at-times, weekend at the East of England Show in Peterborough.  The show hosted the first ever Festival of the Working Horse which featured genuine working horses from across the country.  We demonstrated a variety of logging equipment as well as small scale cultivation with horse drawn ploughs, hoes and ridgers.  I was there with my former colleagues Matt and Claudia Waller from Hawthorn Heavy Horses who were there specifically to demonstrate their horse-d...
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