Past Events -
Saturday 8th January 2011 -
Church Hall, 7.30pm. Punch, pie and homemade puddings; quizzes and a beetle drive. Tickets must be purchased in advance from Sandra Newton, price £7.50
Monday 31st January -
Annual General Meeting followed by Barry Wilson, retired local pharmacist, who will bring along a collection of interesting articles from an old pharmacy to make an impromptu quiz.
Wednesday 1st March -
Christopher North, a member of our Committee, will tell us how Repton, Breedon and
Monday 28th March -
Stephen Flinders tells the history of our neighbouring town of Ilkeston -
Monday 25th April (Easter Monday) -
John Shaw, a member of Sandiacre LHS, tells the chequered history of this sometime hall, boys' school and private house.
Monday 23rd May -
Stephen Flinders takes us on a guided tour of the flat area around the Market Place at the centre of this ancient Derbyshire Market Town. Meet at Ilkeston Church Gates, 7pm.
Monday 27th June -
A Church Warden will show us stained glass windows from Dale Abbey, brasses and other treasures. Meet at Morley Church, 7pm.
Monday 25th July -
Billy Braithwaite (aka Patrick Ashcroft) gives us a gamekeeper's view of some historical aspects of this Derbyshire park. Meet Visitor Centre, Heanor, 7pm.
Saturday 21st August -
Dudley Fowkes takes us on a morning walk round the town; optional visits to the Mills in the afternoon. Meet at North Mill car park, 10.30am.
Saturday 27th to Tuesday 30th August -
Exhibition to be held in the Parish Hall over the August Bank Holiday, in conjunction with Sawley All Saints Church Annual Flower Festival. Open 10am to 6pm. Refreshments and Stalls.
Monday 31st October -
A curator from Market Harborough Museum is coming to describe this collection of 5000+ Iron Age and Roman coins, buried by the Corieltavi c AD43, excavated in 2000.
Monday 28th November -
Jo Carter dresses up to portray this particular historical character who witnessed life both above and below the stairs.