January 2, 2014

Forgotten aero-ace propelled back into spotlight

The incredible history of aviation pioneers like the Wright brothers and Louis Blériot are familiar to most of us from our schooldays. Less well-known, however, is the story of Yorkshire’s own trail-blazer whose primitive planes criss-crossed the skies at...

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January 2, 2014

The new age of Bowcliffe

Work will begin in December 2012 on ‘The Wing’, arguably the most impressive phase of Bowcliffe’s redevelopment. The new glass and wood structure will sit, as Jonathan Turner describes ‘like a really big tree house’ among the mature gardens...

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December 23, 2013

The Drivers’ Club at Bowcliffe: Art Deco Glamour

Work has begun on The Drivers’ Club and Briefing Room at Bowcliffe, exuding glamour, inspiration for the décor comes from the roaring 1920’s, with wood panelling and rich fabrics. The Briefing Room, the lounge area in The Drivers’ Club,...

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