The Oswestry Heritage Comic Page is part of Oswestry Heritage Comics created by Archaeologist and Comic Illustrator John Swogger.
Funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, Oswestry Heritage Comics aimed to increase community interest, engagement and participation in Oswestry’s heritage. Working with Archaeologist and Comic Illustrator John Swogger, the project published 52 weekly comic strips in the Oswestry Advertizer, each looking at a different part of Oswestry’s rich and varied heritage. It also held comic workshops for young people, adult courses on research techniques and talks in partnership with local heritage groups and Heritage Open Days.
Uncovering stories, sites, places and people that traditional history has overlooked or forgotten has always been at the very heart of Heritage Open Days. Our natural world, and the impact we have upon it, is as much a part of this as the rise of cities, famous battles and technological developments. In the face ofContinue reading “HODs Hidden Nature – Oswestry Town Museum”
Oswestey & Beyond Heritage Open Days are a team of local organisers from the heritage and creative sector that plan, fundraise and host the local free events for the community and vistors to enjoy. This booklet is a celebration of the years we have been running and is titled ‘Legacies’ as we have included howContinue reading “The HODs Legacy”