Breaking News! Family histories jumbled in crash

Another of the events we have been running in support of this year's Summer Reading Challenge asks children to use old photographs, birth and marriage certificates, and other family history clues to help put the families' stories back together following a small crash in which everything gets jumbled. These are some of the photographs from Long Eaton and Eckington where … Continue reading Breaking News! Family histories jumbled in crash

More photos from this year’s Wingfield Manor Reading Challenge events

Since my last post, I have been to the libraries at Newbold, Creswell, Melbourne, Long Eaton, Dronfield and Eckington, and as at Glossop and New Mills at the beginning of the month, all th children have come up with some fantastic models of Wingfield Manor (some to fit this year's Creepy House theme). Here are … Continue reading More photos from this year’s Wingfield Manor Reading Challenge events

Creepy House: creative models of Wingfield Manor

This week we have delivered the first of our 13 kids activity sessions as part of this year's Summer Reading Challenge. In line with this year's theme, Creepy House, the typically enthusiastic children and just as enthusiastic parents in New Mills and Glossop created some fantastic and eery models of Wingfield Manor. All sessions are … Continue reading Creepy House: creative models of Wingfield Manor

More from The Friends of the Ecclesbourne Way: Wirksworth meeting

This advertisement comes from a voluntary organisation that is just getting itself established. As ever, we are happy to spread the word... Discover this viewpoint from where you can see more than a thousand years of Wirksworth’s History Several disparate groups including the Ramblers’ Association have come together to promote a waymarked, leafleted walking route. … Continue reading More from The Friends of the Ecclesbourne Way: Wirksworth meeting