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 Lock 4 at 9.30am and finish around 2.30pm.

FCC Events

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

Date Type  Details 
Ironville Work Party

Tuesday, Fortnightly:

25th Aug, 8th & 22nd Sept

Work Party

Meet at Lock 2 near the Old Coach Road. 9.30am start; finish about 2.30pm. Bring warm clothing, lunch, loppers etc. You can download an information sheet here, or contact John Barker for more information

Cromford Work Party

Tuesday, Fortnightly:

18th Aug, 1st & 15th Sept

Work Party

Meet at 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

September

Monday 21st

Evening Talk

Midland Murders - and the first use of DNA

A talk by David Bell

7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Bar, Raffle & Sales Stand. £2 admission. Non members welcome

October

Monday 19th

Evening Talk

Laser Scanning of Buildings & Structures

A talk by Andy Beardsley

Including work on Lock 4 of the Ironville Flight

7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Bar, Raffle & Sales Stand. £2 admission. Non members welcome

November

Monday 16th

Evening Talk

The Lost Industries of Ripley & District

A talk by Brian Key

7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Bar, Raffle & Sales Stand. £2 admission. Non members welcome