Sticks In The Memory

A collection of humorous and entertaining stories about Geoff’s working life in the forestry in Northumberland.160 pages, 210mm x 150mm. Softback.Also available is “FALLING FOR IT, The Apprenticeship” at £5.99 Sticks in the MemoryAuthors: Geoff SurteesPrice: Price – £7.99 + £1.95 p&pISBN: 978-0-9559395-1-8 Special Offer – both books for £12 + £3 p&p

Thomas Irving’s Journal

Thomas Irving's Journal

Thomas Irving’s Journal gives us a fascinating first-hand account of farming and rural life in Victorian and Edwardian Cumbria. Based in and around Eden Valley, Penrith and Carlisle.96 pages, 148mm x 210mm. Illustrated softback book Author: Thomas IrvingPrice: £9.99 + £1.95 p+pISBN: 978-0-9538443-1-9

Sparty Lea – An Upland Leadmining Community

Spart Lea

At 1000ft on the edge of the North Pennines, Sparty Lea lay at the heart of the 19th Century lead mining. The industry has long since vanished but the miners’ homes, chapels and schools remain. Past and present walk hand in hand in this special place. There is a story to tell around every corner. … Read more

Golden Days

Golden Days

John Browning was born in the historic village of Corbridge, Northumberland in 1921 where home was the Golden Lion Inn. His was a childhood of innocence and adventure, family and friends, conkers and comics, humbugs and cinder toffee…”Golden Days”. 132 pages, 210mm x 148mm. Softback book, 25 black & white photographs. Author: John BrowningPrice: £8.99 … Read more

November Gold

November Gold has been published to commemorate 140 years since Wilfrid Wilson Gibson’s birth in 1878 – and to present an anthology to a new generation of readers as well as those familiar with Gibson’s poems. Known as one of the Dymock Poets, an author of war poetry and classics such as Flannan Isle, The … Read more


A limited edition hardback book celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Wilfrid Wilson Gibson’s birth in Hexham. The first book of his poems published for over 50 years, this special limited edition of 1,000 books features 125 poems, many about the area most dear to his heart – Northumberland.120pages, 210mm x 148mm. Individually numbered copies, colour … Read more

The Life and Times of Thomas Dixon

During the early 19th Century Thomas Dixon, of Dukesfield Hall near Hexham, in Northumberland, recorded his family life, working days and leisure time in his diaries. His words give us a fascinating insight into his world; his life as a family man, lead ore smelter, early railway enthusiast, church and chapel goer, gardener, singer, musician … Read more

Northumberlands Lost Houses

Step back in time a hundred years or so and visit stately homes, halls and town houses, now long since disappeared from the county of Northumberland. Belsay Castle, Bothal Haugh, Dilston Hall, Jesmond Manor House, Pandon House, Riddlehamhope, Scotswood Tower, Parrow Hall, Tillmouth Park, Tynemouth House and Whitley Hall are a few of the places … Read more

Old Hexhamshire

A fascinating glimpse of the beautiful corner of Northumberland, known as the ‘Shire, over the centuries. Discover the oldest houses including the ruined Riddlehamhope, the early history of St. Helen’s church at Whitley Chapel, the Halliwell Picnic, schools, social life, stories and memories. The sequel to ‘Memories of Hexhamshire’. 152 pages, 210mm x 260mm. Hardback … Read more