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The Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution Group

Registered Charity Number 1166940

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Walk from South Wingfield Wednesday September 20,  1pm - 4pm
Length & Grading: 5 miles, Moderate. Walking in the footsteps of the rebels in 1817, we will pass places where they lived and worked, and visited as they collected men and weapons. The route also offers some good views of the Amber Valley. The walk follows footpaths across fields and bridleways. (1-5 stiles). Parking on roadside in the village. Starting Point: Old Yew Tree Inn, Manor Road, South Wingfield DE55 7NH. Grid Ref: SK 374 551. Start Time: 1pm. Finish: 4pm. read more..
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2017
Somercotes Heritage Festival Saturday September 23,  Exhibition
Somercotes Village Hall DE55 4LY: Saturday 23rd September
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Walk from Heage and Lower Hartshay Sunday September 24,  10am - 1pm
Length & Grading: 6 miles. Moderate. The walk follows in the footsteps of the rebels in 1817 and visits historic sites from the time, Heage Windmill, Morley Park Ironworks and the Cromford Canal, with views across the Amber Valley. The route crosses fields, follows the old canal and is along roads through Heage itself. A number of stiles are crossed and the path descends quite steeply between Heage and Sawmills. (10-15 stiles). Parking on the road in Lower Hartshay (NOT in the small pub car park). Starting Point: The George Inn, 56, Main Road, Lower Hartshay, Ripley DE5 3RP. Grid Ref: SK 380 515. Start Time: 10am. Finish: 1pm. read more..
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A study day at Alfreton Library Tuesday September 26,  9am - 3pm
A free event and an opportunity to find out more about The Pentrich Revolution inc. sessions on the historical aspects, information on how Pentrich 2017 is commemorating the rising, the genealogy of the rebels and searching through archive material. We can accommodate a maximum of 20 people. To register your interest go to www.facebook.com/pentrich revolution or call in at Alfreton Library Phone: 01773 833199 read more..
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Alfreton Library Friday September 29,  4th - 29th September
Exhibition - Monday 4th – Friday 29th September ( including a Study day on Tuesday 26th September)
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YOUR EVENTS

The Autumn Footprints Festival,


from Saturday 9th to Sunday 24th September 2017, offers a great choice of 43 free guided walks. Sixteen days of enjoyable walks and informative talks with something for everyone of all abilities.


Set in picturesque Derbyshire, The Autumn Footprints Walking Festival takes place in an area known for its natural beauty and superb scenery. Popular with both novice and experienced walkers wanting to enjoy the beautiful colours of autumn and the area's fabulous views, undulating countryside, industrial heritage and attractive towns and villages


Led by knowledgeable local volunteers and staff keen to show off their patch, you will discover a wide variety of walks to explore local heritage, natural history and wildlife. The routes take in walks alongside rivers and canals, as well as through open countryside, towns and villages.


All walks are FREE OF CHARGE. However, there may be a parking charge (see symbols on individual walks). Booking is recommended for all the walks and essential for some. We cannot guarantee being able to take you if you do not book in advance. Please contact Shipley Country Park on 01629 533991 for bookings and further information unless stated otherwise.


You can download the full Walking Festival programme by going to the website http://www.autumnfootprints.co.uk/autumn-footprints.aspx

Still running:

Pickford House ( Derby Museum ), Friargate, Derby. Derbyshire in Revolt until September 9th

Derbyshire Record Office, Dale Road, Matlock. Archive material and artefacts until September 30th

Amber Valley Borough Council Foyer, Market Place, Ripley. - Prints of the 46 Pentrich Revolution paintings.


New exhibitions for September:

Party in the Park, Alfreton: Sunday 3rd September: Historical interpretation panels

Alfreton Library: Monday 4th – Friday 29th September ( including a Study day on Tuesday 26th September - see below for more details ).

Somercotes Heritage Festival, Somercotes Village Hall DE55 4LY: Saturday 23rd September

Belper Beer and Cider Festival at The Strutts Centre, Belper. DE56 1UU: Thursday 28th September until Sunday 1st October.


And looking further ahead to October and November ( more details in the next newsletter ):

Ripley Library 2nd – 27th October – Historical interpretation panels and art prints

Cromford Mills: 14th – 21st October – Children’s art and Textiles by Community groups

Pentrich Village Hall – 21st October – Historical interpretation panels and art prints

The National Justice Museum Nottingham 21st October 2017 > January 2018: a major bespoke exhibition

The Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham 7th – 30th November – Prints of the Pentrich paintings

Heanor Library 1st - 30th November - Historical interpretation panels and art prints

Sutton in Ashfield Library 1st November – 6th December - Historical interpretation panels


A study day at Alfreton Library – Tuesday 26th September – 9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.

A free event and an opportunity to find out more about The Pentrich Revolution inc. sessions on the historical aspects, information on how Pentrich 2017 is commemorating the rising, the genealogy of the rebels and searching through archive material. We can accommodate a maximum of 20 people.

To register your interest go to www.facebook.com/pentrich revolution or call in at Alfreton Library Phone: 01773 833199.