For detailed information on the programmes organised by the Society select by clicking on one of the items on the left.

The Society talks and lectures are usually held at the St Mary’s Church Hall, Darley Lane, Derby. A venue is also included in the event details in the calendar.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis our talks will take place online using Zoom until further notice. Instructions for how to register to join the talks will be provided to members in the September mailing.

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  • 01
    May 1, 2020

    Society AGM and talk postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions

    19:30 -21:30
    St. Mary's Church Hall
    Darley Lane, Derby, DE1 3AX

    Special Event

    The venue will be St. Mary’s Church Hall.
    ‘Tracing Derbyshire’s Monastic Granges in the landscape’.
    Speakers, Mary Wiltshire and Sue Woore, landscape historians and research partners.

    The speakers are well known for their landscape studies of the Duffield Frith and the Medieval Parks of Derbyshire. Their latest research on Derbyshire’s Monastic Granges, recently published, is the cumulation of many hours of field walking, together with a study of maps and documentary sources.