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All Content Copright Bacup Natural History Society 2013.
Our Publications like many other charities the Bacup Natural History Society relies on membership fees, and fundraising, and over the last few years we have produced  two dvd’s and sell various paperback books. If you are intrested in purchasing any of these publications please send us an email with your enquiry ot telephone the number on the cntacts page. 
Work, Rest and Play takes the form of an anotated slide show of over 124 historic photographs from our extensive archives. With music kindly  provided by the 2nd Rossendale Scout Band ( who have also just released their latest CD  'Where the Irwell Springs '), the collection encompasses  industry ( buildings and people ) , relaxation and leisure activities. Although centred upon Bacup, many of the pictures shown are from other areas of  Rossendale. The price is £9.99
Our second DVD is Changing Times this dvd features a look at Bacup through its Changing Times a collection of Then and Now photographs and as with Work Rest and Play accompanied by music from the 2nd Rossendale Scout Band. The price is also £9.99
The Owd Bacup and Owd Stacksteads Books are paperbacks based on the  popular slideshows of the same name that have been a feature of the museum  lecture nights since 1937. Both books are priced at £9.99
In death men who had faithfully served their country in battle were accorded military honours. Bacup Cemetery officially known as Fairwell gives testimony to many brave local soldiers. Thier stories are told in this new book Where Heroes Rest. Priced at £14.99
Bacup Home Front World War 1 tells the story of life in Bacup and Stacksteads during World War 1. A time of great and lasting change for many women and for those whose loved ones never returned to their fireside.
The Bacup Times newspaper reported news stories from all over the world as well as local stories. From Jack the Ripper to the tragic loss of the Titanic.
Nursing Heroes The Story of Fern Hill, tells the story of the house, the nurses who worked there and the soldiers treated there.