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Kielder Reservoir to celebrate 30th anniversary

Kielder Reservoir to celebrate 30th anniversary

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kielder Reservoir is set to celebrate its 30th anniversary on May 26 and 27. It was in 1982 that the largest man-made lake in northern Europe was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth. Now, a range of activities are planned for the celebratory weekend. One of the highlights will be an exhibition called What the Reservoir means to Me, a show which tells deeply personal stories and encapsulates the reservoir’s history.

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Northumberland best place for starry nights

Northumberland best place for starry nights

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  February 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kielder Water and Forest Park and Cawfields Car Park on Hadrian’s Wall have been named as prime locations to discover the wonders of the stars. They are among a small number of places in the UK that have been named as offering great and safe spots to explore the stars at the heavens by Dark Sky Discovery.

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