Hear the story of seven oil wells – one at Tibshelf produced oil for over 25 years until the end of WWII. We are now almost at the Centenary of this largely unknown but startling success story, not just of Britain’s first oilfield, but also Britain’s very first example of ‘fracking’, and there is an interesting connection to Silkolene of Belper.
|Tue 25 Oct 2016||19:00 to 21:00|
Cost: FREE, donations to the Arkwright Society welcome.
Pre-booking recommended on 01629 536831.
- World Heritage Discovery Days