Meetings are in the Village Hall and start at 19:30hrs. All welcome.
19 January – AGM, plus Marie Gibson – Derby CAMRA WW1 Pubs Project
16 February – Laura Binns – Trent and Peak Archaeology and the Darley Dig Experience
16 March – Alan Bradwell – Roman Influence in Darley Abbey
20 April – Tony Lintott – The A -Z of The Ice House Project, Close-out talk link
5 May – 10:00 to 12:00 – DAHG Fayre and Exhibition in the Village Hall
18 May – Brian Stone – Sherwood Foresters at the Battle of the Somme
15 June – John Mottram – Mountain Rescue
20 July – Jonathan Oates – St Chad
No meeting in August save the Committee meeting
21 September – Colin Stuart – Calke Abbey – from Medieval Priory to Elizabethan Mansion
19 October – Tim Coltman – Life of William Coltman, Awarded VC
27-28 October – Derwent Valley Mills Events – Ours will include,
- Darley Abbey Historical Group Exhibition in the Village Hall on the 27th afternoon
- Village walks by our DVM Ambassadors Roy and Sheila
- Liz Lockwood analysis of Darley soldiers who returned safely from WW1 and their links to the village
- WW1 100 year Anniversary – Darley village research findings, Objects, Personal items, Memorabilia …..
- Download the DVMWHS brochure here, http://www.derwentvalleymills.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/draft-Discovery-Days-2018-low-res.pdf
16 November – Richard Stone – Medieval Luttrell Psalter Weblink
21 December – The Rev. Peter Barham talks about WW1 – You won’t be disappointed!
Our Xmas “Dutch buffet” fuddle will follow to top off a good year for DAHG.
Thanks go to our programme organiser Margaret Winfield
[Printed copies of programmes are normally available at meetings. Everything subject to change]
Last year’s programme – purely as a reminder
JANUARY 20th AGM plus ‘Zeppelins’ by Steven Flinders
FEBRUARY 17th ‘Derbyshire Castles’ by Robert Mee
MARCH 17th ‘Bring Your memories Along” ’ with Ian Hingley
APRIL 21st ‘John Smedley’ by Jane Middleton-Smith
MAY 19th ‘A Walk on Hadrian’s Wall’ by Rev. Peter Barham
‘Masters of Mirth’ by Mike Storr’ Trevor Wragg talk on “Stone Walls”
>>>>>>> JULY 20th – Decision day for our HLF application! <<<<<<<<
JULY 21st Historic Barns’ by Ken Bonham. Link to Ken’s website >> Great Barns
AUGUST NO PUBLIC MEETING, JUST THE COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 15th Planned speakers unable to attend so, Alan and Tony will give an update on “The Ice House Project”
OCTOBER 20th ‘The Pentrich Revolution – 1817’ by Michael Parkin. Revolution weblink Click
SATURDAY October 21st – Roy & Sheila Hartle will lead a walk around the village looking at the locations of “Early Schools” – meet at Millview Gardens at 10.00am; finish at the Church at 12.30pm.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 22nd – DAHG and Thursday Artist Group Exhibitions – in the Community Centre. Including Ice House Dig display.
Exhibition Day Photos
and – there will be a “Past & Present Darley Abbey” walk round the village; meet at the Village Hall, New Rd. at 1.30pm.
Part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Discovery Day programme
See links below for more info
NOVEMBER 17th ‘Steam Trains — Part 2’ by Phillip Lea
DECEMBER 15th End of year get-together (Dutch buffet) and speaker of some repute!