On Tuesday I spent a lovely afternoon with the patients, staff and volunteers at Chesterfield's Ashgate Hospice. I was there to take part in a project called The Art of Letter Writing, run by Junction Arts, a Chesterfield arts charity. The project celebrates the art of the letter and over four sessions will look at historical letters (which is … Continue reading The art of letter writing
A big thank you to Matlock Ladies Luncheon Club who have given us a £70.00 donation for our Junction Arts photographs project. The charity Junction Arts celebrated its fortieth anniversary last year and deposited its archive here at the Record Office so future generations would be able to marvel at the wonderful work they do. … Continue reading Thank You Matlock Ladies Luncheon Club!
Time flies when you're having fun! It's hard to believe that it's five years ago today that the Record Office and the Local Studies Library joined together in a newly extended and refurbished building. We were hurriedly tidying away the workmen's tools as the doors opened and the first customers came in! It feels like barely five … Continue reading It’s our anniversary!