2021-2022 Lecture Programme
Please note that our programme of lectures will be presented by Zoom until Christmas. In the new year we will be experimenting and perhaps using both. Please check the details below. Watch this space. Either way they start at 7:30 pm. To receive a Zoom link please use the Eventbite link associated with the talk.
12 October by Zoom
A Miller and his Mill (Warney Mill, Darley Dale)
Judith Cooper is the great-great grand daughter of John Else who was the miller at Warney Mill, Darley Dale. Using evidence found in the papers left by him she will paint a picture of the life of a rural miller and the craftspeople he worked with in the mid-19th century. This talk details the work not just of the mill and its farm but also of the craftspeople and specialists who helped rebuild the mill, and those who bought flour and other products from the mill.
9 November by Zoom
Francis Barber, Jamaican slave and Dr Johnson’s heir.
Christmas Social (details and venue to be advised)
11 January by Zoom
Primitives and Ranters, Our Primitive Methodist Heritage
8 February by Zoom
Pecsaetna, People of the Anglo-Saxon Peak District.
Finding the Way: roads and road transport in the East Midlands before the turnpikes
Tues April 12 ? Sat 15th April ? 2022 Visit
Sir Richard FitzHerbert,
Visit and Talk at Tissington Hall.
Saturday 14 May
Visit to Chartley Castle
Annual General Meeting, and social event and delayed 30th birthday celebrations; more details to follow.
To register for lectures and receive the Zoom links and for any further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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