Dates for the diary

Keep an eye on this page for all the events and meetings which the Friends are involved in. Put the dates in your diary! I will endeavour to keep this up to date with work party dates, sales stand dates and other relevant events.

All Social meetings are held at Ironville Church Hall, Casson St, Ironville NG16 5NN and start at 7.30pm. In case you get confused when you get there - find a picture of the hall here!

Northern Section Work Parties generally meet at High Peak Junction at 9.30am and finish around 2.30pm. Tools are provided but volunteers are asked to bring boots, lunch and hot drink.

Ironville Work Parties generally meet at 9.30am and finish around 2.30pm.

FCC Events

(Events in italics are not FCC organised but have FCC representation)

Date Type  Details 
Cromford Work Party
Tuesday, Fortnightly: 22nd Nov; 6th Dec

Work Party

Meet at Cromford Wharf or High Peak Junction Car Park. 9.30am start. Working in conjuction with Derbyshire County Council to maintain the top mile of canal on which Birdswood operates. Bring lunch. Contact John Barker for more information

January 2017

Monday 16th

Evening Talk

A Bit of a Mouthful

Times past along the Cromford Canal corridor

A talk by Brian Key

7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Raffle. £2 admission. Non members welcome

February

Monday 20th

Evening Talk

The Story of Bullbridge

A talk by Geoff Simms

7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Raffle. £2 admission. Non members welcome

March

Monday 20th

Evening Talk

Stanton at War

A talk by Stephen Flanders

7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Raffle. £2 admission. Non members welcome

April

Monday 24th

Evening Talk

AGM

Plus an Engineering Update from George Rogers

7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Raffle.

May

Monday 15th

Evening Talk

Chesterfield Canal and the Dawn Rose

A talk by John Lower

7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Raffle. £2 admission. Non members welcome

June

Monday 19th

Evening Talk

Mr Brunton's Engine and the Fritchley Tramroad

A talk by Dieter Hopkin

7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Raffle. £2 admission. Non members welcome

September

Monday 18th

Evening Talk

Pits in the Ashfield and Erewash area

A talk by David Amos

7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Raffle. £2 admission. Non members welcome