The Bakewell and District Historical Society talks are re-starting this autumn. All the meetings will be held at the Friends Meeting House Bakewell (Chapel Row, Matlock Street, Bakewell DE45 1EL) at 7:30pm. Refreshments will be provided, donations welcome.

The 2023-24 programme

Thursday 28 SeptemberRecent work at Beauchief Abbey – Colin Merrony
Thursday 26 OctoberThe Development of Derbyshire Toll Roads – Ted Mellor
Thursday 23 NovemberThe Air of Freedom – the boot and shoemakers strike in Eyam and Stoney Middleton, 1918-1920 – Steve Bond
Thursday 14 DecemberCastleton Medieval hospital – Angela Stafford
Thursday 25 January An Archaeology of Sheffield Casltle – John Moreland
Thursday 29 FebruaryThoughts on Crime, Courts and Capital Punishment – Peter Stubbs
Thursday 28 MarchPus and Prejudice – Jenny Rudd
Thursday 25 AprilGeorgian Rural Life i the Peak District – David Spencer
Thursday 23 May19th century population movements from Youlgrave to nearby cities – Ian Webster
Thursday 27 JuneThe Coterel Gang: Medieval Delinquents or Political Terrorists? – Susan Hillam
Thursday 25 JulyOne man, many ideas: the life and works of Barnes Wallis – Peter Rix

We look forward to seeing you again soon!