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)

10am to 6pm at Ironville Church Hall

Date Type  Details 
Ironville Work Party

Wednesday, Fortnightly: 24th Aug; 7th & 21st Sept

Work Party

Meet in the Crossings Club Car Park (NG16 5PJ), at the end of Coach Road, near Lock 2. 9.30am start; finish about 2.30pm. Bring lunch; tea/coffee provided; toilets available. You can download an information sheet here, or contact John Barker for more information

Cromford Work Party
Tuesday, Fortnightly: 30th Aug; 13th & 27th Sept

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

September

Monday 19th

Evening Talk

Reservoirs and the Cromford Canal

A talk by David Brown

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

October

Monday 17th

Evening Talk

Pentrich Revolution

A talk by Michael Parkin

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

November

Monday 21st

Evening Talk

Canal Restoration and Cruising

A talk by Michael Golds

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