Programme for 2016 -17                          Return to Society

        17th May 2016             AGM followed by talk by  Shirley Horton      Derbyshire Born & Bred


        21st June                    Dry Stone Walls, Geology, history, features etc.     Trevor Wragg, Master Craftsman.


        19th July                      Conducted walk in Melbourne.  2 pm. Meet in Castle Square.
                                               Tea to follow, courtesy of Mr. & Mrs.Philip Heath, Blanch Croft, Melbourne.

        16th August                No meeting planned

        20th September         Repton – talk by Andy Austin, Secretary of Repton  Village History Society.

        18th October             Cromford & High Peak Line  - talk by Barry Lings


        15th November            Annual Lecture  Frank Wickham Hall,  DE65 6JF

                                               Bullbaiting and buddles: exploring the social history  of a Peak District family’   Alan Crosby


        20th December       Seasonal gathering – Burnaston Village Hall, DE65 6LG Picture1

        17th January 2017  Mary Queen of Scots – Paul Templeman


        21st February          Markets & Fairs – Dr. Trevor James


        20st March               Derby in the 1950’s – Paul Sturges


        18th April – Easter Tuesday.       River Trent – Richard Stone


        16th May                  AGM followed by ‘A Victorian Childhood’ - Sue Fraser


        Unless otherwise stated, meeting are held in the Methodist Chapel Schoolroom, Willington Road, Etwall  DE65 6HX and commence at 7.30 pm. Visitors welcome at all meetings (admission 3.00) except in November when it’s ticket only.   Further details: or Pam Kerby (01283 730287)