Programme 2004-5



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


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The Society's meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the Wilmot Street Community Centre. All start at 7.30pm.

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.

Here is the programme of the current yearís events:

Tuesday 14 September 2004
The History of the Sherwood Foresters
A talk by Cliff Housley on the History of this famous local regiment.

Tuesday 12 October 2004
Haddon Hall - Facts and Fancies
The home of the Manners family, described in an illustrated talk by Trevor Brighton.

Tuesday 9 November 2004
Customs of Christmas
An (early) festive presentation on local Christmas traditions, by Joan Ward.

Tuesday 14 December 2004
Heage Windmill and its Restoration.
Built in the 1790's and now restored, our nearest working windmill and its history is explained by Alan Gifford.

Tuesday 11 January 2005
The Vintage Years of Motoring
A series of films, presented by Les Henshaw, on early motoring.

Tuesday 8 February 2005
A Night at the Empire
A lively presentation by Trevor Lee, on the films of yesteryear and the cinemas in which they were shown.

Tuesday 8 March 2005
Langley Mill and its Industrial Past
Roger Hull, explains the industrial heritage of this part of the locality.

Tuesday 12 April 2005
Annual General Meeting, followed by "Railways and Coal," presented by Brian Key, looking at the dependence on each other of these two key areas of our local history.

Tuesday 10 May 2005
Visit to Swanwick Hayes, the home of Fitzherbert Wright, built in the 1850's.

Saturday 14 May 2005
Visit to Haddon Hall, following October's meeting.

Tuesday 14 June 2005
Visit to Heage Windmill, to fit in with Decemberís meeting.

The cap badge of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment


The Courtyard at Haddon Hall, home to the Dukes of Rutland.



The Heage Windmill

The Hayes at Swanwick - now a modern conference centre, but with an old an varied past.


Follow this link to look at the previous year's programme

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