Georgian Derbyshire Festival Events
Events in Belper
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Venue: Belper Library, Derwent St, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1UQ
Booking: Booking essential via www.recordoffice.wordpress.com
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible, accessible toilet
A workshop from Derbyshire Record Office offering the chance to read specifically selected letters from the 19th century. Have a go at writing your own letter using a quill, folding it (known as locking) and sealing it will wax. Suitable for adults.
Venue: No.28 Belper Market Place, Belper, DE56 1FZ
Cost: £5 per person, payable at event
Booking: Limited places available – to book your seat phone 07784 875 333
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible, toilet (not accessible)
An opportunity to hear the history of 19th century Belper from the people who were there. Readings of surviving written accounts are accompanied by rare images from that time, rarely seen before. Copies of the new book ‘Belper Voices’ will be available to buy at the event.