Events

The History Group run very interesting talks by speakers from around the local area, open to both members and non-members. We also organise visits to other local history groups and outings to historic sites and archives / museums for members.

19th September 2019 Chris Brookes. ‘Seeing into the invisible - Ground-Based Remote Sensing For Historic Buildings Survey'. See how they find what is hidden behind walls or layers of paint.

17th October 2019 Jim Brightman. Charting Chipeling : The Archaeology of the Kipling Estate.

21st November 2019 Mike Kelley. The fall of Saxon England - Christmas 1065 to Christmas 1066. Get to know the real character of the main players of that time.

16th January 2020 Kieran Lee. The Preservation of Bennerley Viaduct. This spans the Erewash Valley between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire and is one of only two Wrought Iron viaducts left from the steam era of railways in Britain.

Everyone welcome. The above events are in the Village Hall, Main Street unless otherwise stated, starting at 7:30pm, Members no charge, non-members £2 - includes refreshments.