All talks are at Dale Road Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale, starting at 2.00pm. Admission 2 (AGM free)

Further information from Pat Stephens on 01629 650092

Friday 23 February 2018

Christine & Alan Piper: Lumsdale Revisited

From being one of Derbyshire’s best-kept secrets the waterfalls and mills in Matlock’s Lumsdale have become a Scheduled Monument, a project for the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and an attraction to tourists from far and wide. Christine and Alan Piper, members of the Lumsdale Project who are researching its history, will tell the story of the valley and some of its more colourful mill owners.

Friday 23 March 2018

Ashley Franklin: Derbyshire Ramblings

An entertaining ramble covering 19 new circular walks along the 55-mile Heritage Way. Ashley unearths the rich history of ‘the valley that has changed the world’ and also treats you to his whimsical yet informative musings on walking, the universe and everything else.



Derbyshire Dales Group