At Home with Derwent Valley Mills
Whilst we’re all spending much more time at home, we thought we’d put together a few activities to help keep you and the family occupied!
Looking for Willersley Castle Babies
Help Artist Heidi Luker in her search to find mums and their babies who gave birth at Willersley Castle during the Second World War. She will produce a performance and documentary video of your experiences.
Volunteering with Derwent Valley Trust
The Derwent Valley Trust are looking for two new exciting volunteer roles to support them in their work.
Cromford Mills in Rainbow Lights
Last night, Monday 6th April, Cromford Mills joined thousands of families around the country who are taking part in the rainbow trail with their own rainbow light display. The Derbyshire heritage attraction projected a rainbow light display on one of their historic mill buildings and shared it with everyone on social media. Simon Wallwork, Chief […]
DVMWHS Great Place Scheme
Following UK Government advice to limit non-essential contact and travel, we are reviewing the activities of the Great Place Scheme.
Film Preview: 14th March
You are warmly invited to join us for the film premiere of artist Seiko Kinoshita’s recent commission for the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site ‘Threading Through Communities’ from 3pm at St Peter’s Church, Belper.
International Women’s Day 8th March
This Sunday we are celebrating International Women’s Day with a talk from Adrian Farmer, illustrated by photographs taken by Emily Strutt in the early 1900s. Emily was the wife of George Herbert Strutt who paid for the building and running of a school in Belper – now the community run Strutt’s Centre. Emily’s photos give […]