The British Cave Research Association is holding its Cave Science Symposium in our area at Hulland Ward Village Hall (Dog Lane, Hulland Ward, DE6 3EG) on Saturday 27th November 2021.
The event runs from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.
For BCRA members the BCRA AGM will take place during a break at 12 noon.
The Cave Science Symposium is free and is open to non-members of BCRA.
As well as being a live event the Symposium will also be live-streamed via Zoom.
For the agenda and further information see the websites of The British Caving Association or The British Cave Research Association


DCA training

Derbyshire Caving Assn. are holding a series of training sessions which might be of interest to members. 
Introduction to SRT 3rd October 
Dry stone walling workshop 16th October 
Cave photography workshop  24th October 
Weather and cave flooding workshop 30th October
Exploring abandoned mines 6th November 
SRT rigging workshop 7th November
SRT Master class workshop 13th November 
SRT self rescue workshop 13th November 
Introduction to coaching workshop  28th November 
SRT Master class workshop 5th December 
Mountain navigation workshop 19th December 
Introduction to cave formation and development workshop  8th January 
Underground navigation workshop 9th January
Cave geology workshop  date tbc
Tyrolean  workshop  date tbc