Peak District Heritage Talks

A series of illustrated heritage talks is being held this year at the Peak District Mining Museum in Matlock Bath. All the talks begin at 7.30pm. 

The next one will take place on Wednesday, March 7th (please note change of date).

Tickets are £6 each (or £5 for members of PDMHS or Friends of the Pavillion). Half price for under 18s. Tea & cake in the interval are included in the price!
Tickets can be bought in advance or on the night from the Peak District Lead Mining Museum (subject to availability). Phone 01629 583834 to reserve tickets. 

These events are all wheelchair accessible.

These are joint fund raising events for the Peak District Lead Mining Museum and The Matlock Bath Heritage Group.

Derbyshire heritage event - Cromford and High Peak Railway talk at the Peak District Mining MuseumWednesday 7 March – the Cromford and High Peak Railway.

A talk by Andy Pollock at the Peak District Lead Mining Museum in Matlock Bath. Find out about the Cromford and High Peak Railway – why it was there, and what it connected to. 





Derbyshire heritage event April 2018Tuesday 3 April – The Arkwrights through Art

Doreen Buxton has agreed to repeat her talk on the Arkwright family as seen through art work, that she did last year to a packed audience. In this talk she shares many paintings and sketches of the Cromford Mill and Willersley Castle and considers what this can and can’t tell us about their mills, lives and homes.



Here are the other heritage talks which are planned for later in the year:

Tuesday 1 May – Ancient Mining in Matlock Bath by John Barnatt.

Tuesday 2 October – The history of the Cromford canal by Hugh Potter.

Tuesday 13 November – The Canadian Soldiers by Charles Beresford.