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Process and Progress
Please note Derby Museum and Art Gallery is closed until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Explore the making process and progression of modernist sculptor Ronald Pope (1920-1997) and of a series of artists who have all won the Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award over the last 19 years
Making at the Mill Ropemaking
Join us for an introduction to ropemaking with historical ropemaker Thomas Taylor. With 15 years of experience, Thomas blends fascinating historical insights with specific knowledge of the materials involved to keep this historical craft alive
Fabric of the North Talk
Woven Tapestries, Woven Stories: Exhibition preview talk
Michael Crompton now lives near Morecambe, but grew up in the smoke and steam of industrial Lancashire and is now one of Britain’s best known tapestry artists. This is his story.
Fabric of the North
Fabric of the North brings together works by members of the British Tapestry Group, in a range of styles and techniques, large and small, with a single theme: our Northern heritage.
Browse through the unexpected, find a quirky bargain and appreciate the unusual finds of Cromford Mills’ new monthly market.
Lumsdale Valley Walk
Join us for a leisurely guided one mile walk down through the wooded gorge of outstanding natural beauty, exploring the stone mill ruins, ponds and waterfalls that make up this scheduled ancient monument.
Postponed: Writing Ramble Derwent Delights
Enjoy a walk with an experienced guide to discover the history of Cromford and its industrial past, then return to Cromford Mill to write poetry to be included in the Derwent Delights quest boxes.
A marvellous Artisan Market showcasing local makers, artisans and producers.
Wheels of Industry Langley Mill
Robert Mee, of the Heanor Local History Society, looks at the growth of the industrial village of Langley Mill, along with its eventual decline.
Derbyshire Countryside Weekend
Celebrating the Derbyshire countryside in style with live cooking demonstrations, hands-on activities, pond dipping, birds of prey, fly fishing displays and more!
Time Travellers Tour
Step back in time and explore the mill yard with your costumed guide. Learn local Georgian gossip and discover how Cromford Mills changed the world.
Doffers Meadow Explorers
Borrow our bug hunting gear and dive into the meadows! Search for flowers and bugs galore.
Join us in the Education Room for a time of singing, stories and play!
Lumsdale Garden Party
Everyone is welcome at Ivy Cottage for our annual Garden Party.
Come and join residents and friends of the beautiful Lumsdale Valley as they raise vital funds to continue their conservation work.