Nancy Blackett, AGM and Summer Social at Shotley

by Nancy Blackett
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After a misty start, the warm July sunshine shone down on the Nancy Blackett Trust’s 2015 AGM and Summer Social, held this year at the Shipwreck Pub and Restaurant at Shotley Marina. Ably chaired by Chairman Roger Sturge, the AGM finished in time for a tasty buffet lunch supplied by the Shipwreck, while the Summer Social […]

Sailing Swallow on a Sunday

by Nancy Blackett
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Our final photos from last weekend’s Beale Park Boat and Outdoor Show show Swallow being sailed by a number if visitors in perfect conditions on Sunday 7th June., courtesy of Trust President Peter Willis. Play the slideshow below.

A mini-expedition along the Thames

by Nancy Blackett
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One way to travel to last weekend’s Beale Park Boat and Outdoor Show was to embark upon a mini-expedition along the Thames, although it was possibly more “Wind in the Willows” than “River Amazon”. See for yourself in our slideshow below.

Amongst the Natives at Beale Park

by Nancy Blackett
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The Nancy Blackett Trust attended the Beale Park Boat and Outdoor Show last weekend, with its own stall, and having brought Swallow. Decent-sized crowds experienced a wide variety of exhibitors, boats and displays, as well as some sunny weather . Below is our slideshow from the Saturday from around the show.

Rowing Swallow at Beale Park

by Nancy Blackett
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Last weekend the Nancy Blackett Trust brought Swallow to the Beale Park Boat and Outdoor Show, where good weather was experienced throughout and a number of visitors got the chance to sail her. Below is our slideshow of Swallow being rowed on the Saturday evening by Claudia Myatt, Artist-in-Residence, and Lesley Walker.