Lecture Programme 2018-2019

We meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month, unless this is Shrovetde week in February. Meetings, unless otherwise stated, commence at 7:30 pm at St Oswald’s Church Hall, adjacent to St Oswald’s Church, Ashbourne, and are followed by light refreshments.

The programme of lectures for September 2018 to June 2019 are as follows:

September 11th    The Suffragette Movement: Michael Parkin

October        9th     Derbyshire’s Forgotten Role in the Commemoration of The Great War:

                                 Charles Beresford

November  13th     The Butterley Company: Tim Castledine

December  11th      Christmas at Chatsworth House: Christine Robinson


January          8th      Sir Joseph Paxton: Danny Wells

February     12th     Pictures of Old Ashbourne: John & Margaret Dawson

March        12th      Wingfield Manor: Gregory Monks

April            9th       The Manifold Light Railway: Mark Tyaczk

May           14th      The Mitford Sisters: Michael Parkin

June           11th      Annual General Meeting – Members’ Talks


For further details of the Programme for 2018-2019 please contact the Chairman;

Miss M Dear, 39 High Street, Doveridge, Ashbourne, DE6 5NA; 018895 66093.


Some Ashbourne scenes
Larger scale pictures of these and other images are available on the Galleries pages.