Heritage Walk – Forgotten Roads of Belper and Milford

May 19th (11am) Forgotten Roads of Belper & Milford – NEW!Start: Strutt’s North Mill (DE56 1YD).Leader: Trevor Griffin.Follow a ‘newly discovered’ Roman Road, the old coach road towards Sheffield, the deep road used by Mary Queen of Scots and early ridgeway...

Family Event – Into the Woollen Woods

May 18th (Saturday, 2pm) Family Event – Into the Woollen Woods – New!Start: No.28 Market Place, Belper (DE56 1FZ).Leader: Adrian FarmerA 30-minute talk about Belper’s Ancient Deer Park, followed by 45 minutes exploration in the park to find the Woollen...

Heritage Walk – Pinchom’s Hill and Bargate

May 12th 2pm Heritage Walk – Pinchom’s Hill and Bargate – New!Start: Market Place, Belper (DE56 1FZ).Leader: Dawn ChurchillWalking through the historic deer park to a less visited area on the outskirts of Belper which has varied terrain including...

Heritage Walk – Milford Heritage at Risk

May 5th 2019 2pm Heritage Walk – Milford Heritage at Risk – New!Start: Soi Kitchens car park, Milford (DE56 0QW).Leader: Brian DeerTake a look at some of Milford’s historic buildings and other features recently surveyed by Brian and others as part of a...

Heritage Walk – Into the Depths!

April 28th 2019 2PM Heritage Walk – into the Depths!Start: Strutt’s North Mill (DE56 1YD)Leader: Dawn ChurchillA longer countryside walk through the Depth O’ Lumb, where you will encounter Romans and witches alongside stunning views. Suitable clothing and...

Heritage Walk – Ancient Tracks of Cromford

April 21st 2019 2PMStart: High Peak Junction Car Park, Leawood (DE4 5AA).Leader: Trevor GriffinDiscover the Roman ford that gave Cromford its name, ancient packhorse ways and the stony road that Daniel Defoe took in 1724 to reach Matlock Bath. 5.75 mile walk taking 4...

Challenge the Victorians!

Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th February 2019 10.30 am – 3.30 pm (Last admission 3 pm) Come along and experience 19th century themed games and crafts. Can you do better than the Victorians? £3.50 per child, accompanying adults free  ...

Heritage Talk – The Strutt Farms

Sun 10 March 2019TALK: The Strutt Farms5 to 6.30pmAlex Gilbert talks about his research on the farms around Belper and Milford run by the Strutt family and how they were shaped by this remarkable family to be more efficient.Venue: No. 28, Market Place, Belper (DE56...