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!

If you know of any event locally that you feel may be of interest to the membership of the FCC, please fill out an events form: EVENT_FORM (MS Word Document 27 KB) / EVENT_FORM (PDF Document 19 KB)

FCC Events

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

Date Type  Details 
April

26th April

Work Party

Work party at Sawmills, finishing off path laying started by WRG in 2013. Meet 10am at Lockwoods car park. Please let us know you are coming or bring your own shovel / rake! Contact the Webmaster.

28th April

AGM

Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Cromford Canal. 7.30pm, Ironville Church Hall. The bar will be open! The formal business will be followed by presentations from students of Nottingham Trent University who have been considering the future restoration of the canal at Bullbridge & Sawmills

May

19th May

Social

'The Fossdyke: A watery tale of mystery & intrigue'. Speaker: Ian Morgan. 7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Bar, Raffle & Sales Stand. Non members welcome. Poster available here

24th May

Work Party

Work party at Sawmills, finishing off path laying started by WRG in 2013. Meet 10am at Lockwoods car park. Please let us know you are coming or bring your own shovel / rake! Contact the Webmaster.

June

16th June

Social

'The Building of the Falkirk Wheel'. Speaker: Peter Travis. 7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Bar, Raffle & Sales Stand. Non members welcome. Poster available here

21st / 22nd June

Work Party

Work party with DCC, clearing Himalayan Balsam. Details of meeting point & times TBC. Contact the Webmaster.

July

12th July

Sales

The sales team will be at Crich Carnival, starting at 12.45pm

26th July

Work Party

Work party at Sawmills, finishing off path laying started by WRG in 2013. Meet 10am at Lockwoods car park. Please let us know you are coming or bring your own shovel / rake! Contact the Webmaster.

August

30th August

Work Party

Work party at Sawmills, finishing off path laying started by WRG in 2013. Meet 10am at Lockwoods car park. Please let us know you are coming or bring your own shovel / rake! Contact the Webmaster.

September

15th September

Social

'A Farriers Life: Shoed ponies on the Cromford Canal'. Speaker: Doug Bradbury. 7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Bar, Raffle & Sales Stand. Non members welcome

October

20th October

Social

'William Jessop - The Man'. Speaker: Martyn Taylor-Cockayne. 7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Bar, Raffle & Sales Stand. Non members welcome

November

17th November

Social

'My Farcical Career as Liaison Officer on Cruise Ships'. Speaker: Colin Bower. 7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Bar, Raffle & Sales Stand. Non members welcome

December

8th December

Social

Christmas Social - details TBC . 7.30pm at Ironville Church Hall, Bar, Raffle & Sales Stand. Non members welcome