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Work it Out – Day of Industrial Culture 2019
Work it Out – Day of Industrial Culture 2019, where staff and visitors will come together to enjoy dancing on the European Route of Industrial Heritage (ERIH) ‘day of dance’.
May Day Weekend
Celebrate the May Day weekend with dancing, games and crafts! Maypole Movers and Folk Friendzy will be entertaining the crowds and Cromford Sands will open.
Birds before Breakfast
Birds before Breakfast: International Dawn Chorus Day. Meet at 5am for a Bird Walk to welcome the Dawn Chorus at Cromford Mills, followed by breakfast.
Leawood Pumphouse in Steam
Leawood Pumphouse will be in steam.
Lumsdale Valley Walk
Lumsdale Valley walk of one mile walk down through this wooded gorge of outstanding natural beauty, exploring the stone mill ruins, ponds and waterfalls
Milford Heritage at Risk
Milford Heritage at Risk Walk, looking at some of Milford’s historic buildings recently surveyed as part of a Heritage at Risk review in the Derwent Valley.
Cottage Garden Plant Sale
The North Derbyshire Cottage Garden Society will be holding its popular annual sale of quality plants at Cromford Mills.
Pinchom’s Hill and Bargate
Pinchom’s Hill and Bargate Walk, through the historic deer park to a less visited area on the outskirts of Belper which has a fascinating history.
Antiques Valuation Afternoon
Antiques Valuation Afternoon with Bamfords, Auctioneers and Valuers. Bring along items of interest for a free valuation, which can be left for auction
Derwent Valley Cycle Safe
Join us on the Derwent Valley Cycle Safe Ride
Into the Woollen Woods
A short talk about the Ancient Deer Park, then 45 minutes exploration to find the Woollen Woods and hear stories about the knitted creatures in the trees.
Forgotten Roads of Belper & Milford
Follow the Roman Road, the old coach road, the deep road used by Mary Queen of Scotts and early ridgeway tracks.
Arkwright Artisan Market
Cromford Mills’ regular market showcasing the work and produce of a wide variety of Derbyshire artisans.
An Afternoon at Strutt House
An afternoon of music, performance, poetry and activities inspired by the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, hosted by Strutt’s North Mill.
Arkwright Society Evening Talk: Water Power
Arkwright Society Evening Talk: Water Power in the Derwent Valley, Past and Present – with Ian Jackson
A Stroll through the River Gardens
A Stroll through the River Gardens, Belper’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ to discover the fascinating story of its early days and follow the latest developments.