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Books for Loan

Spirit of Sutterby Lending Library The following books - click here for full list - have been donated to the project and are available for loan. To borrow please ring 01790 754079 or E-Mail: spiritofsutterby@gmail.com

Local boy makes good

Hi folks I have been in touch with a lady in Canada about the Croft Family and last night she told me about John Croft son of George Croft whose grave stone is in the church yard. Read the full story here

Traditional crafts and skills.

To run alongside our documentary research into the past of Sutterby, we will be running a number of events and workshops relating to traditional crafts and skills. For those who wish, a chance to learn something new and to glimpse into the domestic and working lives of our villagers. After the success of our Anglo Saxon pot and corn dolly workshops we are venturing into the following areas. Please get in touch if you would like to be involved: - Drop spindle spinning: Paul Day will be running an afternoon workshop giving people the opportunity to spin wool using a drop spindle. No previous drop spindle experience required... - Calligraphy: inspired by our recent acquaintance with old documen

Coming soon....

To whet appetites and to reassure the Sutterby Horde that there will be plenty to do in 2016, herewith a taster of forthcoming events... - Lithics Workshop with Dr Kevin Leahy. Kevin has kindly offered to run a training workshop on flints. A chance to be taught by one the country’s acknowledged experts in this area. - ‘Fons et origo’ – the symbolic death, burial and resurrection of English font stones. A lecture by Professor David Stocker - A stroll in a virtual mediaeval garden with Paul Day - Tiles: history in the making. An illustrated talk by Alex Beeby - Tiles: make your own mediaeval tile workshop with Andrew MacDonald Visit to The Old Tile Works, Barton-on-Humber - The Lincolnshire Fo