Letter from Chair

Message to all OBHAG members from the Chair Dear All, First, I trust you are all keeping safe and managing to survive these challenging times. The OBHAG Committee met last week to consider the programme for 2021 and discuss the ways and means by which the Group can continue to operate through this period. It was agreed  that all existing memberships would be carried forward to the end of December 2021 without any additional subscription charge, but that any new me...
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Pitchford Hall Visit 9/9/2020

We visited Pitchford Hall on a sunny afternoon, showing the Hall at its best. The famous Tree House, photo arguably the oldest in the world, goes back at least to 1692. It sits in a large-leaved lime tree and is constructed in the same style as Pitchford Hall.  Queen Victoria recorded in her diary as a young princess that she watched a visiting pack of foxhounds from the treehouse during her visit to Pitchford Hall. There has been a large house here since the eleventh century, whe...
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