Doors Open Days 2021

This autumn, for the first time, The Steading is participating in Doors Open Days, with small tours of the building led by Maggy Stead on the weekend of 4th and …

Leaping over hurdles

Thanks to hundreds of new supporters we have now leaped over our first hurdle and raised enough money to be able to buy The Steading from Maggy. The response has …

The home stretch

We are very excited that, all of a sudden, we received enough substantial donations to be able to launch our crowd-funder. It is extraordinary that in less than two months …

A brilliant end to 2020

How wonderful to end this year on an upbeat note. Despite our setback in the autumn, we are thrilled that The Steading has inspired so much, and such generous, support. …

An Encouraging 10 Days

As many politicians like to say, “We have been working tirelessly, night and day”… in our case, to raise more funds for The Steading. Last week we had a virtual …

A Short Update

Thank you so much for your enthusiasm and support at this very exciting (though rather nerve-wracking) time. Some of you have asked when the Crowd-funder will appear as you are …

A Roller-coaster week

This last week has been one of the most dramatic I’ve experienced. A week ago we received the devastating news that the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF), after endless postponed …