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- 11May 11, 2022
- 21May 21, 2022
Joan D’Arcy was a well-loved and active member of DAS for many years, and she was also a leading light in the Little Chester Local History Society.
They have organised a lecture in Joan’s memory as part of an event to celebrate the Chartist movement’s Chester Green meeting which aimed to give the working classes political rights and influence, which emerged in 1836 and was most active between 1838 and 1848.
The lecture is on the subject of the Chartist leader George Harney, and will take place in St.Pauls Church Hall, Little Chester, Derby DE1 3QZ
- 25May 25, 2022
Organised by the local history section.
- 28May 28, 2022
- 28May 28, 2022
Following the formal business of the AGM there will be a talk by Morgause Lomas.
Scouts have a large range of Activity badges, including Air Researcher, Crafts, Local Knowledge, Photographer and Survival Skills. However, the Archaeology badge was discontinued about 20 years ago. Morgause Lomas is a Scout who graduated in Archaeology from Cambridge University and wanted to encourage members of scouting to gain a wider understanding of the History and Heritage of Derbyshire as well as interesting members in Archaeology .
She developed the Derbyshire Scouts Archaeology Badge as part of her Scout of the World Award, which encourages older Scouts, aged 18-25, to carry out an 80-hour project of their choice covering the topics of Environment, Sustainability and Peace. As a result, the Derbyshire Scouts Archaeology Team was formed and has gone from strength to strength, gaining a prestigious National Award and recognition amongst Scout Counties throughout England as well as International interest.