What's On at Cromford Mills?
TALKS: All talks start at 7.30pm with Cheese & Wine at 7.00pm
Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Mills along the Bonsall Brook
Doreen Buxton presents an illustrated talk to trace the burst of mill building activity at sites along the Bonsall Brook by George Evans, his neighbour Richard Arkwright and others in the 18th and 19th Centuries; which were used for a variety of activities from processing cotton, corn, calamine, colour and more. Doreen will also discuss some recent re-thinking about earlier mill sites on the brook.
Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
Chatsworth: A Living Estate
Retired head housekeeper, Christine Robinson, draws on over forty years’ experience living on the Chatsworth Estate to tell the story of Chatsworth's very special community, its villages and its way of life.
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
Growing Old Disgracefully - A talk by Edwina Currie
Needing no introduction, we are delighted that as a member of the Arkwright Society, Edwina has offered to do one of our evening talks. Come and join us for an entertaining evening!
Saturday, September 28, 2019
The Arkwright Society’s annual Academic Conference returns to Cromford Mills.
HERITAGE OPEN DAYS
Friday, September 13, 2019 to Sunday, September 15, 2019
Heritage Open Days is England’s biggest heritage festival celebrating our fantastic history, architecture and culture. The theme for this year is People Power – then, now, always. We will be offering a selection of FREE activities on all 3 days.