On 10 April 2011, we visited the “Victorian Town” at Blists Hill – another little outing that never made it to the blog. As well as the usual attractions, there was a visiting troupe of red-coated soldiers, who seemed far to ancient to be much military use.
Tag: Blists Hill
Blists Hill: cold but sunny
Friday: it’s a better day – bright and sunny, great for photography. It’s also very cold – we won’t hang around. Apart from one or two groups of schoolchildren, it’s quiet at Blists Hill. I think all the visitors are in the several houses – the doctor’s house, the squatters’ cottage, the toll house – in front of their warm fires.
Blists Hill: a sunny afternoon
Monday 25 March: I arrived just as the school parties were leaving… It’s a bright sunny afternoon – perfect for a wander with the camera
Quiet days at Blists Hill
After 45231 (see previous post) – a visit to Blists Hill, making the most of a pleasant, bright afternoon. It’s very quiet here at this time of year – apart from the school parties, and they’re well-behaved. Must be the Victorian discipline…
Blists Hill miscellanea
Sunday 21 October: a brief wander around Blists Hill on an afternoon that started sunny. If the sun had continued to shine, we’d have spent longer…
A Blists Hill miscellany
We’re wandering around Blists Hill with the camera…
Steam at Blists Hill
Just published to Geoff’s Rail Diaries – photos and a brief account of our visit this afternoon to Blists Hill, to see lots of fascinating steam-powered machinery in action. Go to “Blists Hill in steam” – now!
Blists Hill: a moment in time
Mostly concentrating on the minor details at Blists Hill this afternoon – the place is over-run with coach-loads of school-children…
October at Blists Hill
A wander around the museum with the camera, on a fine sunny afternoon.
July at Blists Hill
A showery day – perhaps not ideal for a long walk. How about Blists Hill? – we haven’t been there for a while, and there’s plenty of shelter if it rains. (It didn’t…)