Lecture Programme 2019-2020

All meetings are held at St Oswald’s Church Centre School Lane, Ashbourne, DE6 1AN


September 7th Visit to Norbury Medieval Manor (NT) and followed by church for tea.
Meet 1 pm (NT £6 admission and £2 everyone for tea)
October 8th “The Search for Belper Manor House.” Denise Grace
November 12th Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians, and the founding of Ashbourne’s church John Titterton
December 10th Church Street : the Residents and Lifestyle of Ashbourne’s Georgian ‘snob street Adrian Henstock


January 14th Shared Stories and Painted Tales (now postponed until 2020-2021)
Sue Prince (creator of the Ashbourne Bonad)
February 11th Pictures of Ashbourne Jubilees: John & Margaret Dawson
March 10th Spoken Histories: extracts from oral recordings made in and around Derby Mick and Carol Appleby
April 14th Chatsworth: The Housekeeper’s Tips, Tales and Tipples Christine Robinson
May 12th Derbyshire Monastic Granges Sue Woore
June 9th Annual General Meeting – Members’ Talks