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FOCC Newsletter

The latest Friends of Cromford Canal Newsletter can be accessed on their website along with lots of other information about volunteering opportunities and other news: E-newsletter 4  

Wed 1st Jul
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UNESCO launches new research

UNESCO Sites & Projects lead the way on sustainable development and create values for local communities

Thu 25th Jun
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Derby Museum and Art Gallery set to re-open

Derby Museum and Art Gallery will be re-opening from 7th July With new safety measures now in place, Derby Museum and Art Gallery is set to re-open its doors to the public next week after nearly four months of closure under the Coronavirus lockdown. Derby Museum and Art Gallery, which closed its doors to the […]

Wed 24th Jun
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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!

Fri 29th May
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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.

Tue 5th May
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Volunteering with Derwent Valley Trust

The Derwent Valley Trust are looking for two new exciting volunteer roles to support them in their work.

Thu 30th Apr
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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 […]

Tue 7th Apr
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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.

Wed 18th Mar
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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.

Thu 12th Mar
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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 […]

Fri 6th Mar
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