Arkwright Society Evening Talk: Water Power
Arkwright Society Evening Talk: Water Power in the Derwent Valley, Past and Present
Ian Jackson talks about the expansion of water management in the Derwent Valley to become an eco-friendly powerhouse in the 18th century, and whether we can utilise these sources again.
Time: 7pm, wine and cheese will be served. 7.30pm: talk
Venue: Cromford Mills, DE4 3RQ
Places are limited and advance booking is recommended:
By phone: 01629 823256
By online booking: www.cromfordmills.org.uk/events
In person at The Mill Shop, Cromford Mills,
CROMFORD MILLS – A GREAT DAY OUT!
Come and discover Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mills, hidden within the scenic Derwent Valley. Built in 1771 to house the first water-powered cotton spinning mill, the site became the birthplace of the modern factory system. Cromford Mills is internationally recognised as part of the Derwent Valley Mills, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, due to the ground-breaking ingenuity that was quickly replicated in mills across the world, transforming the global textile industry.
For more information visit Cromford Mills website.