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Tuesday 24th October 2017

Iconic Views of Lower Derwent Valley

Time: 10am to 11.30am
Venue: Gothic Warehouse, Cromford, DE4 3RQ
FREE. Pre-booking recommended on 01629 536831. Wheelchair accessible.

Join Dave Savage from DerwentWISE on this walk and talk to discover some of the iconic views of the Lower Derwent Valley. Find out how DerwentWISE have been working to restore them.

Georgian Jollies: Spooky Treats

Time: 10am to 12 noon and 1pm to 3pm
Venue: Pickford’s House, Friar Gate, Derby, DE1 1DA
FREE, donations welcome. No need to book, just turn up. Suitable for all. Limited access for wheelchair users.

Design, decorate and eat your very own spooky treat – just in time for Halloween! Draw inspiration from the spooky stories of Pickford’s House to create a ghoulish cake to take home.

Family Mosaic Making

Time: 10am to 12.30pm
Venue: Derbyshire Eco Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton by Wirksworth, DE4 4LS
Cost: £20 for a family of up to 2 adults and 2 children. Extra children £5 each (maximum 3 children per adult). Suitable for families with children aged 7 to 14 years. Booking is essential on 01629 533038. Wheelchair accessible.

Learn how to make fun mosiac pictures from tiles and paper.

(NB Google maps is showing the Eco Centre in the incorrect place – it is accessed on a road off Porter Lane which leads to Mount Cook and the National Stone Centre.)

Handling History

Time: 10.30am to 11am
Venue: Museum and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby, DE1 1BS
FREE, donations welcome. No need to book, just turn up. Suitable for all. Wheelchair accessible.

Handling History is the museum’s regular object handling morning where you can get up close to some historic objects from their collection.

Story-telling Walk

Time: 11am to 12 noon
Starts from Cromford Canal Wharf, DE4 3RQ.
FREE, but booking essential on 01773 881188.
Wheelchair and pushchair friendly. Cromford Mills has a Changing Places toilet.

Story-walk with Gordon the Toad: exploring the autumn world through old stories, multi-sensory activities and our own brand new tales of mystery and imagination. Designed for children and young people with disabilities and their families.

In and Around Wirksworth
SORRY – THIS WALK IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

In and Around Wirksworth: Part 1 – In Wirksworth

Time: 11am to 1pm
Starts from Wirksworth Market Place, DE4 4ET, at bus friendly time.
FREE, donations welcome. Pre-booking recommended on 01629 536831.

A walk of about 2 miles showing the development of an untypical English town through one thousand years.

Story-telling Walk

Time: 2pm to 3pm
Starts from Darley Street free car park, Darley Abbey, DE22 1DX (opposite the Abbey Pub).
FREE, but booking essential on 01773 881188. Wheelchair and pushchair friendly.

Story-walk with Gordon the Toad: exploring the autumn world through old stories, multi-sensory activities and our own brand new tales of mystery and imagination. Designed for children and young people with disabilities and their families.

New Discoveries
Sorry – this event is now fully booked

Time: 7pm to 7.30pm
Venue: No 28 Community Hall, Market Place, Belper, DE56 1FZ
FREE, donations welcome. Pre-booking essential on 01629 536831. Wheelchair accessible, but no disabled toilet.

Join Adrian Farmer from the World Heritage Site team as he talks through some of the new images and documents discovered and donated in the past year, and how they help us to better understand the Derwent Valley Mills and their history.

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