THE GREAT WAR:
Celebrating the end of World War One by Hope Terrace - our exhibition will cover how Dronfield welcomed home it's war heroes.
In November 2018, Dronfield Heritage Trust will be hosting a commemorative exhibition to mark the end of World War One. The gallery will be an inclusive and interactive space where you can come to remember, to learn and to engage by providing your own stories and contributions. A limited-edition booklet will accompany the exhibition and an interactive screen will tell stories of Dronfield people, along with browsing books and artefacts from the period.
We look forward to welcoming you to the exhibition from Monday 5th November.
*Exhibition may be closed for some periods for private bookings, please check our website, social media or noticeboards to check opening times*
World War One
Armistice: A Concert of Remembrance
With the Highcliffe Brass Quintet and Trevor Wyn Pritchard
Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, this music concert will also feature diary entries written by a Dronfield girl who lived through the war and chronicled what happened both at home and abroad. Local musician Trevor Wyn Pritchard will also perform original songs including the first performance of “Perfect Peace” written specifically to mark the anniversary.
Tuesday 6th November, 7:30pm at the Barn. Tickets £10 (£8 for Friends)
Book at the Barn or through our website.
The Great War Bistro Night:
Relax and enjoy a 1918 style celebration meal in the Gallery and view the DHT commemorative exhibition on the impact of World War1 in Dronfield
Wednesday 14th November, 7pm
Dronfield Hall Barn,
To book please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
A pre-dinner glass of Sherry
Green Pea and Lentil Soup served with Granary Rolls and Butter
Traditional Lancashire Hotpot
Vegetarian Lancashire Hotpot (V)
Creamed Swede and Turnip
Glazed Green Beans
Served with Pickled Red Cabbage
St Clement’s Sponge
Served with Hot Custard
Tea & Coffee with World War 1 Fruit Cake
Old Dronfield Society: Painted Fabrics, An Evening Lecture by Hillary Widdowson.
Find out the story of thousands of soldiers who lost their limbs during WW1 and the company who employed them to create beautiful handcrafted materials that were then sold around the world.
Thursday 22nd November, 7.30pm, Dronfield Hall Barn, Tickets £4 (£2 for Friends)
Please check our website for more information about events as it is released.
Don't forget...Next Week!
Halloween at the Barn
Come along to the Barn on Wednesday 31st October from 10am-2pm for our Halloween themed childrens' craft activities. Under the supervision of our volunteers, learn how to make your own masks, decorations and take part in our Hallloween garden trail. Just £2 per child!
See our full list of events