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Highlighting Heritage: Photographic Journey of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site with Ashley Franklin

September 28, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

To anticipate and celebrate the forthcoming publication by the Arkwright Society of the first ever photo book of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, the author Ashley Franklin will take you on a fascinating pictorial journey telling the story of how the Derwent Valley Book Project came together. This talk will encompass: Industrial Heritage, which centres on the mills that once formed one of the major hubs of the Industrial Revolution; People & Places, which depicts the landscape and the people who live, work and play in the valley; and Wildlife, a focus on the rich flora and fauna found in the valley’s fields, forests and waters.

Doors open at 7pm with refreshments available, (talks start at 7.30pm).
Location: Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Mills,
Tickets are £5 per person
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This is one talk in a series of collaborative events between the Arkwright Society and Belper North Mill, looking to reveal interesting aspects of local heritage. Six evening talks, from March through to October, will alternate between venues in Cromford and Belper.
Find out more about the Highlighting Heritage series.


September 28, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Cromford Mills
Mill Rd, Cromford, Matlock DE4 3RQ United Kingdom + Google Map