Lien and I visited the County Cricket Ground in Derby on Friday the 19th, to meet heritage enthusiasts from a range of cricket clubs across the county. We were there to offer some practical advice to clubs that look after their own archives, covering the best ways of managing and caring for old records. If … Continue reading Cricket in Derbyshire – have you got a story to tell?
Sadly we have completed our year of gallivanting around the county taking our archive collections out into the community and collecting people’s stories along the way. To celebrate the culmination of our project a special exhibition is now on in the reception area of the record office which tells the tale of a fascinating, exciting … Continue reading Exhibition – The Amazing Pop Up Archives Project
That was what this was about. There are people out there with stories that will never be heard and this project was a way to tell them, a chance to be a part of something bigger in the long run. There was uncertainty when this project began, a sense of unknowing, what we would do? … Continue reading Collecting stories