The Society holds its meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the Wilmot Street
Community Centre. Meetings start at 7.30pm. All our meetings are very well attended,
and on occasions can be standing-
To get to the Wilmot Street Community Centre, in the centre of Heanor, turn onto
Wilmot Street at the side of the Market Place, directly opposite the King of Prussia
public house; after passing the first junction -
You don't have to be a member of the Society to attend our meetings -
Tuesday 13 September 2016
Forty Years of Shipley Country Park
The recent anniversary commemorated by Brian Key and Frank Bacon.
Tuesday 11 October
I & R Morley
Yvonne Wright looks at a company which was so important to our history.
Tuesday 8 November
Tim Burgin gives us “part 2” of the story he started last year.
Tuesday 13 December
Sydney Race’s Nottingham Nights
Goose Fair, shop shows, and theatres -
Tuesday 10 January 2017
Terror from the Skies
Steve Flinders tells of the night the Zeppelins came.
Tuesday 14 February
Life in and around Old Heanor
This sounds like a couple of our old books! You can’t get more local than this talk by Brian Key.
Tuesday 14 March
Policing in Nineteenth Century Derbyshire
Heanor will get a mention in this one too -
Tuesday 11 April
Annual General Meeting, followed by
Nottingham Suffragettes -
A welcome return visit by Rowena Edlin-
Tuesday 9 May
Customs and Traditions of the Peak District
Keith Blood presents a miscellany of local practices.
Tuesday 13 June
The Pentrich Rising
An extra meeting this year, with a talk by Mike Parkin, to commemorate the Pentrich Revolution, the bicentenary of which is four days earlier.
Tuesday 11 July
What’s left in Langley Mill? An evening history walk led by Robert Mee.
On our doorstep for the last 40 years.
Zeppelin raids in the East Midlands.
Officers of Glossop Police Force.
Canlins Castings, Langley Mill.