Programme 2011-12



What's New

Future Plans


Local History Topics

... by location

Heanor Pubs

  The Market Place

  Memorial Park

Langley Mill

Langley Mill Floods




Marlpool & Langley


Shipley Postcards

Alfred Seaman Photos

Britannia Park

Britannia Craftsmen


   Stainsby House

Forgotten Place Names

... by subject

Churches & Chapels

  Heanor Baptist

  Jehovah's Witnesses

  Langley Mill Baptist

  Vicars of Heanor

War Memorials

  Grammar School

Ghost Stories

Local Industries


  Vic Hallam Ltd


  Ormonde Colliery

  Mine Accidents

Noted People

Henry Garnett




Eastwood Station

Road Transport

MGO Bus Routes


Society News

Committee Members

Programme 2013/14

Programme 2012/13

Programme 2011/12

Programme 2010/11

Programme 2009/10

Programme 2008/9

Programme 2007/8

Programme 2006/7

Programme 2005/6

Programme 2004/5

Programme 2003/4

Heritage Corner

   Heritage Centre

Other Displays


Street Names

Follow the Master

Portrait of Heanor

Heanor Omnibus Co



   Newsletter Index


Contact Us  

Useful Links

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-room only - especially if the subject is particularly "local" in its nature, or if it is a subject that has mass appeal. We would recommend that you don't leave it to the last minute to arrive - the day is rapidly approaching that we will have to close the doors!

(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 Market Hotel; after passing the first junction - with Mundy Street - there is a car park on your right, and the Community Centre is adjacent to that. For those of you with 'Sat Nav', the postcode is DE75 7EF.)

You don't have to be a member of the Society to attend our meetings -  visitors are always welcome. Non-members are invited to contribute a donation to the Society at their discretion.

Tuesday 13 September 2011
An A to Z of Heanor & District
An alphabetical look at the area, with Brian Key.

Tuesday 11 October 2011
Giants of Steam
Vintage railway films presented by Les Henshaw.

Tuesday 8 November 2011
Roman Derby
Explained by Joan D'Arcy.

Tuesday 13 December 2011
A History of Smalley
A look at this local village with Robert Mee.

Tuesday 10 January 2012
Notable & Notorious Derbyshire Women
Presented by Joan Ward .

Tuesday 14 February 2012
D.H. Lawrence and the Western Erewash Valley
A look at the area's most famous author, and the influences on him, with Roger Mitchell.

Tuesday 13 March 2012
The 18th Century Housewife
A woman's work, described by Carol Barstow.

Tuesday 10 April 2012
Society AGM, followed by
Getting Away with It
Richard Stone
looks at the the lengths people have gone to get away with their crimes.

Tuesday 8 May 2012
Wollaton Hall
Its history explained

Tuesday 12 June 2012
A guided tour around Wollaton Hall.

Saturday 7 July 2012
Visit to Southwell, including the Workhouse.

A is for Aldercar Hall (or maybe something else!)

A modern view of Smalley Dam - but do you know what was dumped in there in the early 1800s?

Nor all criminals could "get away with it"!

Wollaton Hall, Nottingham, in the late 19th century


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Last modified on 29 September 2013 12:49