Angling, Streams and Fly tying exhibition at Bracken Hall Countryside Centre

Bracken Hall Countryside Centre and Museum (link to website) run by Bradford Museums service has an exhibition on rivers, streams and the art of fly tying in association with a handful of local fly tyers. The subject matter of this exhibition often comes up in fly dressing courses organised by fly dressers guild branches, salmon and trout association local branch meetings or adult education night school courses. And will be of special interest to anglers interested in learning to tie their own flies.
This exhibition runs until 29 April

Bracken Hall Countryside Centre,
Glen Road,
West Yorkshire,
BD17 5EA

telephone/fax: 01274 584140

centre opening times

January – March
Wednesday & Sunday only 12 noon – 5pm
Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday only 12 noon – 5pm

The centre also runs walks and has a regular education program with many schools using the centre.

Water for life [White paper]

spotted this while browsing for twitter users to follow, actually following a tweeted short link to @our_rivers

The white paper appeared on 8 Dec 2011 links to it, ((summary, full document etc.)) DEFRA site, on TSO Official Documents, PDF ((of the white paper)) save the environment DO NOT PRINT IT, wasting ink or paper, its 105 pages in length with a fair bit in colour (graphics, photos etc.).