A celebration was held to mark the start of construction on Northumberland’s National Landscape Discovery Centre.
Win book festival tickets with The Sill
The stunning Dark Skies of Northumberland National Park are set to play host to two special meteor-watching and astro-photography events.
Residents are being invited to attend an open meeting on Tuesday October 6th to find out about upcoming plans for The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre.
The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre reaches an historic milestone, after receiving the official green light to move into the construction phase.
The wide-ranging business and enterprise benefits of The Sill have been recognised with a £1 million investment by the North East Rural Growth Network.
Northumberland National Park Authority has awarded two brand new textile fellowships following a contest that attracted inspirational entries from across the UK.
Meet The Woolly Pedlar at a unique Bank Holiday Monday event at Once Brewed in the Hadrian’s Wall area of the National Park.
A competition that captured the imaginations of scores of budding photographers across the region has resulted in a collection of stunning images that showcase the natural beauty of Northumberland.
Northumberland National Park Authority is helping visitors access all the information they need about the Park, at the touch of a button.
Northumberland National Park Authority and YHA (England and Wales) are celebrating after being awarded a £50,000 Arts Council England grant, to help people discover the possibilities of art through the Sill.
Experts from across Europe gathered in Northumberland for a unique wildfire event.
Northumberland National Park Authority, YHA (England and Wales) and partners, are celebrating after plans for The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre were officially given the green light.
We caught up with Dan Fox, founder of Sound Intervention, who will be leading special 'Listening Tours' at tomorrow's 'Discovering the Breamish Valley' event...
We wanted to share an update with you on the status of Sill plans.
This autumn heralds a celebration of wild Northumberland, with an exciting day brimming with adventurous activities, organised by The Sill project team at Northumberland National Park Authority and YHA (England and Wales).
Pupils from Stockport based Norris Bank Primary School, have returned to Northumberland National Park for the second year running, to take part in a residential visit facilitated through The Sill project.
Photography competition winner Martin Ellis has added to his experience behind the camera lens thanks to a master class with Cain Scrimgeour.
Talented Northumbria University students have won prestigious awards for their innovative designs based around an adapted brief for The Sill.
People from across the region turned out in force to The Sill Summer Showcase event at iconic North East venue BALTIC, on Friday, to celebrate the work of young people involved in the project.
Here we take a look back over our timeline of key milestones since project inception in 2012, whilst looking forward to the future and planned next steps.
With a shared mission to capture the imaginations of younger generations, the partnership between NNPA and YHA to bring The National Sill Landscape Discovery Centre to life, forms the backbone of the £11.7m project.
The Sill project has been awarded a grant from Arts Council England, to develop plans for the integration of art inspired by the landscape of Northumberland National Park through The Sill Project.
The winners of a popular photography competition launched in a partnership between The Sill and award-winning wildlife photographer and film maker Cain Scrimgeour, have been announced.
An independent report* highlighting the economic benefits of The Sill, the £11.7m National Landscape Discovery Centre planned in Northumberland National Park, has revealed it could support the creation of around 120 new jobs and contribute almost £5m in visitor spending to the North East economy per annum – and provide a unique training and education facility for future generations.
The community came together this week, for the official unveiling of the final designs for The Sill, Northumberland’s proposed £11.2m national Landscape Discovery Centre.
Northumberland’s planned new Landscape Discovery Centre will connect people to the magical landscape of Northumberland National Park and now a series of cultural performances set to inspire just that, have been announced by folk musician Shona Mooney.
An early form of woodland management has been given a new lease of life, thanks to a successful partnership between The Sill project and Bedale-based Heritage Craft Alliance Ltd.
As the "Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness" draws to a close to be replaced by the stunning sights of an English winter, successful North East photographer and film maker Cain Scrimgeour asks members of the public to enter a competition celebrating all things bright and beautiful about Northumberland National Park.
A stunning 3D animated fly-through featuring the designs for The Sill has been revealed.
Marking the dawn of a new era for the Great British countryside, the team behind Northumberland's planned £10.5million Landscape Discovery Centre, this week launched a £3.7million fundraising campaign, backed by polar explorer, Conrad Dickinson.
Members of the public invited to next community event for The Sill project on 15 October.
Plans to create the UK's first ever 'green roof' out of the unique and rare Whin vegetation of Northumberland National Park, have been announced by Northumberland National Park Authority and YHA (England and Wales).
Pupils from a Stockport based primary school have become the first school group to try out a brand new pilot programme of outdoor learning, launched by the team behind The Sill.
Plans for a flagship Landscape Discovery Centre and Youth Hostel in Northumberland National Park, have won the backing of Hexham MP, Guy Opperman.
Two architecture students from Northumbria University have won a coveted prize for their response to a high profile design brief set by Northumberland National Park in conjunction with award winning Newcastle based architects Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall (JDDK).
Northumberland National Park Authority (NNPA) and Youth Hostel Association (YHA) (England and Wales) have announced the launch of a creative media project, supporting young people from across the National Park area as they create promotional films about The Sill, a planned new Landscape Discovery Centre and YHA Youth Hostel at Once Brewed.
Experts in interpretation design have been successfully appointed to work on the interpretation and displays for the exhibition space at The Sill Landscape Discovery Centre.
A specialist outdoor learning company has announced a partnership with The Sill project team as plans for an outreach programme at the planned flagship Landscape Discovery Centre and Youth Hostel at Once Brewed, get underway.
Sixth form students from Heworth Grange school have been taking part in real scientific research to help a national scheme looking at climate change.
The Sill project team paid a visit to Tynemouth Station for its annual Heritage Skills Fair.
Northumberland National Park Authority and YHA (England and Wales) has launched a call out to find volunteers who will become part of a team of ambassadors for The Sill project.
Latest design concepts and plans for The Sill Landscape Discovery Centre and Youth Hostel have achieved high-level backing from a renowned peer architect Design Review exercise held through the North East Design Review and Enabling Service (NE-DRES).
Here, we take a look at the fascinating skills and construction techniques, which have been at the heart of the community throughout history, and how The Sill is now working to bring them right up into the modern age.
The Sill project team is calling out to members of the teaching community to register their interest in a series of focus groups, designed to help shape the learning and participation programme at Northumberland’s planned new Landscape Discovery Centre.
Today, The Sill team will be stopping off at the Sele Picnic in the Park, in Hexham
Updated design concepts for The Sill Landscape Discovery Centre and YHA Youth Hostel at Once Brewed, gateway to Northumberland National Park, were unveiled last week at our second public consultation event.
An independent report commissioned by Northumberland National Park Authority and YHA (England and Wales) has revealed that a proposed new Landscape Discovery Centre in Northumberland National Park has the potential to significantly boost the local economy with a substantial increase in tourism spend and job creation.
The Sill team stopped by the Glendale Children’s Countryside Day yesterday, to take part in fun-filled seed bomb making master classes with school pupils from around the county.
Updated design concepts for The Sill Landscape Discovery Centre and YHA Youth Hostel, will be presented to the community for their feedback today, 2pm-8pm.
They have been at the heart of the community for hundreds of years, and now The Sill at Northumberland National Park, is launching a special programme of heritage skills events, to offer people a taste of these ancient crafts and help to safeguard them for the future.
The Sill project and design team would like to thank those who contributed to public consultation events.
The Sill starts its public participation programme in May.
Today, initial concepts for a stunning new £10.5million landmark building at the heart of Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site in Northumberland National Park, aimed at transforming and inspiring how people engage with, experience and learn about landscapes and conservation, have been revealed.