Category: Places

Memorial Garden Unveiled

Construction and Horticulture students at Derby College have contributed to the creation of a memorial garden at Heanor Miners’ Welfare which was recently unveiled.

Belper Fair is Back!

The Fair is back this Thursday (27th), Friday (28th) and Saturday (29th)!  On Saturday the Fairground Model show returns to No28 with miniature working models whizzing and whirring.  There's fairground art and artefacts, the history of Belper Fair, books to buy and the lovely No28 cafe... good fun for all ages!

Did you know that Proctor's Fair has been coming to Belper for over a 100 years!

New Exhibition in QUAD, Derby, Explores Virtual Worlds

Lawrence Lek presents ‘Nepenthe (Summer Palace Ruins Edition)’, an architectural installation and video game revolving around the ruins of Beijing’s Old Summer Palace. This installation is part of his ongoing open-world game ‘Nepenthe’, which is set on a mysterious island named after the fictional medicine for sorrow from Greek mythology.  

Wathall’s Helps Light Up Heritage Wood

Family-owned Wathall’s funeral directors have continued its support for Heritage Wood in Ednaston by contributing towards the sponsorship of their annual illuminated Woodland Walk.

Visitors to the natural woodland and lake over two weekends in November and December can follow a beautiful trail of sparkling lights, see a rainbow of lasers and delight in a musical  light show on the lake and then enjoy refreshments and stalls.

Walking Together completed – final 13 miners commemorated

We were delighted to gather at Markham Vale on Wednesday 12th October 2022 to officially unveil the final 13 figures as part of the Walking Together trail and to celebrate school and community activity through the engagement project ‘10 Years of Walking Together’ supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The event was attended by relatives, members of the voluntary Markham Vale Heritage Group, sponsors, supporters and local schools.

Walking Together completed – final 13 miners commemorated

We were delighted to gather at Markham Vale on Wednesday 12th October 2022 to officially unveil the final 13 figures as part of the Walking Together trail and to celebrate school and community activity through the engagement project ‘10 Years of Walking Together’ supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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