Alf O’Brien

Alf O’Brien (1912-1988) Someone came to the site looking for information on Alf O’Brien. When I writing of Consett artist Phil Bartle I made reference to South Shields artist and one-time painter and decorator Alf O’Brien. Alf had a number … Continue reading

History of Iron and Steel Industry

Someone came to the site looking for a history of the Iron and Steel Industry, this link to the Valuation Office Agency site may well help. Hope it does. And another very readable look at the process.

Hownsgill Plate Mill

Hownsgill Plate Mill 1959 An important film on the construction of the Mill. The film is broken-up into three parts Part One Part Two Part Three

Made of Steel Show

Today we were at Consett Juniors for our MADE OF STEEL show (stories, songs and film) with performances at 9.00 and 1.00. We had a lovely day.

Made of Steel Shows @ The Lodge

Some photos of our MADE OF STEEL shows at the Lodge in Blackhill & Consett Park. Our next shows are at Consett Junior School on Wednesday June 5th.!/photo.php?fbid=621231474572442&set=a.621230397905883.1073741827.527319113963679&type=1&theater