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Monthly Heritage Talks

Type:Talk

31 St Johns Street
Wirksworth, Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 4DS
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Poster for September 2021 heritage talk - The Lumsdale Valley, showing a sepia picture of Lumsdale Mill

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Every last Friday of the month, Wirksworth Heritage Centre hosts our very popular Heritage Talks. Guest speakers talk about local historical themes, show images, artifacts and share stories.

Talks start 7:30pm, £7pp (includes tea/coffee). Booking essential.

www.wirksworthheritage.co.uk

 

Previous and upcoming talks include:

"What do we know about packhorse transport in Britain?" Alastair Clark

"Illustrating Wirksworth Woolly Rhino" Janet Brady, author and illustrator

"The Animals and Environment of Ice Age Derbyshire" Dr. Angharad Jones

"Lumsdale Valley" Alan and Christine Piper

"Derbyshire, Where Writers Walked" Local author Catherine James

"The Wirksworth Project Revisited" Barry Joyce

"Wirksworth Unearthed" Anton Shone

"Derby at War (1914-1918)" Mike Galer

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

£7pp Booking essential.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • One way system
  • Queuing system
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Onsite Catering
  • Passenger lift
  • Smoking not allowed
  • WiFi or internet access

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Centre is open 9am - 4pm (but check website) Talks are last Friday of every month, 7:30pm (25 June 2022 - 17 Dec 2022)

* Please check our website for up to date details and all booking.

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