“Fools & Horses : The Victorian CircusWednesday March 14, 7.30pm Speaker : Dr Ann Featherstone
Dr Ann Featherstone is a lecturer, teacher, writer and broadcaster. Her particular interest is in 19th century popular entertainment, theatre, Music Hall, circus and literature.
APR 11 2018
“Life and Times of a Farrier”Wednesday April 11, 7.30pm Speaker : Doug Bradbury ( MBE )
Doug’s skills as a farrier, honed throughout his working life, his work as a senior examiner and trainer of apprentices (as recently seen on our lo-cal news) have been acknowledged by his reward of an MBE in January.
MAY 9 2018
“My Derbyshire Life“Wednesday May 9, 7.30pm Speaker : Ashley Franklin
A broadcaster, photographer, writer and chief con-tributor to ‘Derbyshire Life’; Ashley will take us on a fascinating journey through Derbyshire and aspects of his varied life in our county.
JUN 11 2018
Our Annual OutingMonday June 11, TBA A visit to a local building or site of interest. To be agreed by the members.
A buffet supper at a venue to be decided. A great way to round off the first half of the year.
SEP 12 2018
Day in the life of a Victorian GovernessWednesday September 12, 7.30pm Speaker : Liz Keeley
A costumed interpretation of what it would have been like to work as a governess in the 19th Century, her duties in a typical day and where facts and evidence can be found.