History Society Talks
Bakewell and District Historical Society run a number of talks and activities throughout the year. To find out more about the Society, please click here .

 Talks are held at 19:30 in the Friends' Meeting House, Bakewell. Talks are free to Society members, but some outings may be charged to cover entrance to exhibits and travel fees.
Talks for 2016
Wednesday 15th June
Gentle walk in Lathkill Dale, including its mining history.

Book with george.challenger@virgin.net or call on 01629 812784.
Walk in Lathkill Dale
Wednesday 22nd June
Illustrated talk.
Anecdotes of Nelson's Navy
Saturday 25th June, 19:30
Members only social at the Old House Museum. Booking essential. ​
Salmon and Strawberries
Wednesday 17th August
Society trip to see Welbeck Abbey in Portland. Travel by car share. Booking through Dr Trevor Brighton on 01629 813165.
Visit to Welbeck Abbey
Wednesday 28th September
Illustrated talk by archaeologist Clive Hart.
10 years research of Derbyshire Villages
Wednesday 26th October
Illustrated talk by Jan Stetka. 
Biddulph Grange Victorian Gardens
Monday 7th November, 17:00
End of season history society social. 
Party at Old House Museum
Wednesday 23rd November
Illustrated talk by food historian Dr Mark Dawson.
History of the Derbyshire Oatcake