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Derwent Valley Mills

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Derwent Valley Mills

World Heritage Site

DerwentWISE

Landscape Partnership

Great Place Scheme

Our Great Place Scheme

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Running until the end of 2020, the Derwent Valley Mills Great Place Scheme is a programme of activities which is the next step in engaging people with the uniqueness of our Great Place. We’re proud to have been awarded this funding as one of 16 Great Place Schemes in England. Great Place is a pilot scheme which is a partnership […]

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Great Place Projects

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There are 20 projects which build on the work already achieved by the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Partnership since inscription by UNESCO in 2001. Working in partnership is central to the delivery of these projects and the co-ordination team will work with a range of organisations based in Derbyshire and beyond to ensure […]

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A Creative Future

Inspiring creativity

A number of our projects have a creative thread and are designed to bring the World Heritage Site alive through arts. We aim to inspire artists and makers who live and work in the World Heritage Site, supporting existing and fostering new relationships into the future, along with sparking new ideas for local heritage organisations. […]

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Business Focus

Supporting Local Business

The Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Great Place Scheme has a focus on supporting our local businesses as they are an essential part of our communities. The World Heritage Site has been working with businesses and organisations located here since inscription in 2001. This work is being augmented with the Great Place Scheme, and we are running […]

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Our World Heritage Site

This Unique Place

Much has been achieved to protect and promote the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site since inscription in 2001. Many people and organisations have worked together to ensure appropriate development and make visiting an enjoyable experience. Heritage shapes how people connect with the places they live, work and play in. There is still work to […]

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