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Landscape Partnership

Families

If you want to get your family out and about in the great outdoors to learn whilst having fun through art and nature, please see below for our available opportunities:   B5-B5B Darley Park Walled Garden: Stone Mosaics This is an art based project which focuses on the creation of a stone mosaic to form […]

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Family by the canal at Leawood Pumphouse

Schools

Take your class outdoors for some hands on learning. Find out about the history of your landscape and the bugs and beasties that live there.

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Schools

Successes & Achievements

Successes, Achievements & Legacy Downloadable Documents: Years 1 to 5 – Schools (Excel) Years 1 to 5 – Outputs (Excel) Years 1 to 5 – Community Groups (Excel) Evaluation Framework (PDF) Mid-scheme Evaluation (PDF) Legacy Plan (PDF) Legacy Activity (Excel) Grants Report (PDF) Case Study Videos: A Landscape Through Art A Historic Valley The Grazing […]

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This Valley

Poem by Matt Black

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Working In Partnership

Chaired by Annie Bird, the scheme was extremely fortunate in securing Partners with a diverse range of expertise and skills. It balances national, regional and local organisations across differing disciplines including Natural Heritage, Landscape Architecture, Cultural Heritage, Archaeology, Geology, Forestry and Woodland Management, Countryside Skill Training, Community Arts, Voluntary Services and Education. Organisations in the partnership […]

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Meet The Team

From left to right: Ron Common, Rachel Costigan, Tania Pells, Alex Morley, Helen Mitcham, Kate Lemon, Fergus MacArthur, Nadine Stevenson, Ellen Corne and Matt Robinson.

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Landscape Character

The Derwent Valley area is located in the centre of Derbyshire within the Districts of Derbyshire Dales and the Amber Valley. Read more. . .

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Lower Derwent Valley

National Lottery

In September 2014 the Partnership secured £1.7 million from Heritage Lottery Fund The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has been supporting living landscapes and other heritage projects since 1994. They are the largest dedicated funder of heritage in the UK – see other HLF funded landscape partnerships As Vanessa Harbar, Head of Heritage Lottery Fund East Midlands, said: […]

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