Thanks to the success of her book and Christine Brennan’s generosity, Metfield Books is now happy to consider applications from local individuals for help and/or financial support for future projects. Your project ideas must, in some way, add to the written or photographic history of Metfield.
Profits from Christine Brennan’s book
Christine was adamant from the beginning that she would take no money for herself from book sales but wanted the village and villagers to benefit. This enabled us to price the book very reasonably at £10 a copy.
It was also agreed at the beginning of the project that if there were ever any profits from the book, she would like them to support other local projects that might further our knowledge and memories of Metfield’s history.
Submit your ideas for future projects
We have already given a few copies of the book to local schools and these have been well received. If you work at a local school and would like to have some copies for your library or a school project, or are a local individual with an idea you’d like to discuss with us, do get in touch via the contact form below. Some of the ideas we’ve had so far are:
- Publishing a small supplement to Christine’s book, to include more photos, information and anecdotes received from readers
- Supporting appropriate local school history projects
- Publishing leaflet histories of village houses and buildings
- Supporting other relevant projects that might come to mind
Please apply below and give a brief description of your idea and how far it has already been progressed. All suggestions will be considered. It should be stressed that we are not necessarily offering to do the work for you but to support you with advice and perhaps a financial contribution.
2 thoughts on “Financial help for village history projects”
Thank you for insertion in the Metfield Blog! Do you want me to apply officially on behalf of the Show for funds? Regards, Gill
That won’t be necessary, Gill. I’ve got our correspondence on file and will transfer the money today.