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Banner on display DVD Released Banner Completed
     

Banner on Display in April

The Banner was on display in the Ivy Leaf Club on Saturday 6th April where a substantial cash award was presented from other organisations.

Banner presentation

Left to Right Geoff Thompson (Treasurer of BVVR group), Cllr Ossie Johnson (Sec. Burnhope Banner Group) & Brian Milner BEM (Chairman BVVR group) presenting over £700 in funds from the now defunct Burnhope Vintage Vehicle Rally group.

 

Banner presentation

Left to Right Ossie Johnson, Brian Milner & Joe Wilson (Treasurer Burnhope Banner Group) welcoming everyone.

Banner presentation

Left to Right Harry Barron (Chairperson Burnhope Banner Group), Geoff Thompson, Ossie Johnson, Terry Gardner (Former Chairman & Committee Member BVVR) & Joe Wilson.

 

Banner presentation

Left to Right Ossie Johnson, Joe Wilson & Harry Barron receiving cheque from Alice Williams.

Banner painters

Hugh & Lotte Shankland, Durham Banner Makers who together with their daughter and son-in-law Emma & Edgar Ameti created the banner on original Tutill Silk. Emma & Edgar are both graduates of the Ontario College of Art & Design.

Left to Right Margaret and Francis Newman, Noel Adamson from Sunniside History Society who have produced all the DVD's for the Burnhope Banner Group & Tommy Armstrong Society.

Left to Right Tom Metcalfe & Alan Gibson, members of the Burnhope Banner Group Committee.

Left to Right Derek Coates & Steven Ross, Burnhope Banner Group Committee.

Members of the Burnhope Banner Group & BVVR Committees enjoying the buffet along with members of the public who came to view the banner.

 


DVD Released

An official DVD containing photographs of the banner going into Durham during the 2012 Gala (the first time it has gone into Durham for over 40 years) has been produced and will be official launched at the display in the Ivy Leaf Club - see above.
The DVD will be available to buy for £6


BANNER COMPLETED!

The Burnhope Miners Banner has now been completed

Move the mouse over the image to see the reverse side

Banner image

Thank you to all the people who came to view the banner while it was on display in Burnhope and made a donation towards the cost of making the banner.