Chaddesden Historical Group
Visits 2006 - 2023

* Visits took place on Thursdays except those marked with an asterisk

Visits for 2023

20 April		Bramhall Hall dating from the Doomsday Book
* 6 Sept		Lamport Hall
23 Nov		Fairways Garden Centre, Ashbourne

Visits for 2022

28 April		Forge Mill Needle Museum, Reditch and Birmingham Botanical Gardens with tour of Rockery Gardens
30 June		Boughton Hall, Kettering
15 Sept		Chillington Hall, Staffordshire

Visits for 2019

25 April 		Wicksteed Amusement Park, Kettering, Northampton. Ride round the grounds and lake.
   			Afternoon Tea with History slide show. Carousel Ride with free time to look around.   
16 May		Lion Salt Works and Weaver Museum, Northwich, both self guided with refreshments at both venues.
27 June		Adlington Hall, Cheshire with Cream Tea.
18 July		Hagley Hall, Stourbridge with Homemade Cream Tea.
19 Sept		Horological Institute, Upton, with a pub lunch at The Cross Keys, Upton
			prior to visit. Refreshments at the Institute before departure.

Visits for 2018

12 April		Brindley’s Water Mill, Leek. Guided tour followed by afternoon tea at Sheila’s Tea Room, Macclesfield.
17 May		Wentworth Woodhouse Garden Centre for lunch, followed by Guided Wentworth House Tour with refreshments.
14 June		Papplewick Pumping Station. Limited refreshments. 
28 June		Chetwynd Barracks Chilwell  Minimum numbers
9 August		Weston Park House and Gardens. Café available.
27 Sept		Kelmarsh Hall, Northampton. Guided Tour followed by Afternoon Tea.
5 Nov		Convent of the Holy Name, Oakwood. Limited numbers. Refreshments. 

Visits for 2017

16 March		Victorian Baths, Stockport & Elizabeth Gaskell House Afternoon Tea.
11 May 		Peartree Baptist Church with refreshments.
8 June 		Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne, Nr Grantham. Refreshments available in Tea Room
*Wed 19 July 	Peak Rail Steam Train, Rowsley, with Afternoon Tea served on board.
14 Sept 		Hodsock Priory, Nottm. Refreshments provided.
14 Oct 		Lea Hurst (home of Florence Nightingale) Guided tour with owner of the house followed by tea and cakes. Very limited numbers.

Visits for 2016

21 April 		Staunton Harold House and Gardens tour with the owner followed by Tea and Cakes.
 9 May 		Holme Pierrepont Hall tour with the owner. Tea and biscuits.
28 July 		Wedgwood Factory Tour and Museum.
*Fri 24 June 	Sikh Temple on Stanhope St. Tour with Lunch.
18 August 	Moravian Settlement Ockbrook. Guided Tour with refreshments.
22 Sept 		Middleton Hall, Tamworth. Guided Tour.  Parlour Tea Room open together with other shops.

Visits for 2015

18 June		Richard III Museum Self Guided. Guided Tour of Cathedral with Tea at Wymondham Windmill.
 9 July 		Afternoon Visit to Kelham Hall with Tractor and Trailer ride.  Guided Tour of the downstairs rooms followed by a Cream Tea.
13 Aug 		Afternoon visit to Southwell Minster with a Guided Tour. Tea Room available.
10 Sept 		Morning tour of the new Local Studies Library and Building with Mark Young.
*Sat 26 Sep 	Guided Tour of St Helens House with Maxwell Craven.
*Sat 17 Oct 	Second visit to St Albans Church to look at Archives and Church with Father Paul. Refreshments.

Visits for 2014

22 Feb		Second Visit to Locko Hall with refreshments.
 9 May 		Visit to Breadsall Church with refreshments.
15 May 		Whittington Barracks & National Memorial Arboretum. Packed lunch.
14 Aug		Joseph Wright Exhibition Derby Museum & Cream Tea in the new Café.
25 Sept 		St Mary's Church Chaddesden with Historian Peter Cholerton. Second visit.
9 Oct 		Samuel Johnson Chapel, St Werburgh's, Derby City Centre.  Guided Tour with the Friends of Friendless Churches.

Visits for 2013

14 March		Lichfield Cathedral. Refreshments available.
25 April		Derby Cathedral & Bridge Chapel (Second Visit)
3 June		First Group Evening visit to Repton School + refreshments.
13 June 		Morning Coffee Stop at Longnor then onto Buxton Dome for tour and lunch.
			We then made our way to Eyam Village to meet our tour guide.
			Walk around the village including a visit to the Plague Museum.
			This was followed by a guided tour of Eyam Parish Church (St Lawrence's Church) where we left a donation.
			Eyam Tea Rooms was our last call of the day for Afternoon Tea.
			A very busy but enjoyable day.
22 July 		Capesthorne Hall. Lunch available. Cream tea in the afternoon.
12 Sept 		Second Group Evening Visit to Repton School with refreshments.
15 Nov 		First Guided Tour of newly refurbished Council House.  Refreshments available in the new café.
28 Nov 		Second visit to New Council House as oversubscribed on the first visit.

Visits for 2012

12 April		National Brewing Centre, Burton on Trent
10 May 		Guided Walk around Dale Abbey with Cream Tea
21 June 		First Coach Trip to The Bell Foundry, Loughborough
12 July 		Haddon Hall guided tour with lunch available.

Visits for 2011

14 April		Guided Tour of Roundhouse & Meal in Restaurant.
26 May		Cauldwells Mill with lunch available in Tea Room.
23 June		Tissington Hall with refreshments available in Tea Room.
28 July		Casterne Hall with Tea and Cake
18 Aug		Guided Allestree Walk with Allestree History Group including St Edmunds Church followed by lunch at The Red Cow.
 8 Sept		Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Visits for 2010

25 March		St Werburgh's Church, Spondon.
15 April		1st Group visit Magistrates Court, St Mary's Gate.
22 April		2nd Group visit Magistrates Court, St Mary's Gate.
13 May		Renishaw Hall.
24 June		Shardlow Heritage Centre & Guided Walk of Village.
22 July		St Matthews Church & Mausoleum, Morley, with refreshments.
12 Aug		Melbourne Hall. Guided tour with refreshments available in the Tea Room.
4 Oct		Catton Hall Guided tour with owner. Refreshments.

Visits for 2009

26 Feb		Radio Derby, St Helens Street
3 March		Local Studies Library, Irongate.
*Sat 25 April	Locko Hall with guided tour by owner. First visit with refreshments.
11 June		Cromford Mill
7 July		Carnfield Hall. Guided tour by owner. Refreshments.
11 Aug		North Mill, Belper
10 Sept		Guided tour of Nottingham Rd Cemetery with Guide David Parry.
6 Oct		Visit to St Hilda's Chapel at Nottingham Rd Cemetery with Guide.

Visits for 2008

18 Feb		Denby Pottery
11 March		St. Mary's Church, Chaddesden. Guide Peter Cholerton
15 April		New Nottingham Road Fire Station
13 May		Watchorn Methodist Church, Alfreton. Refreshments.
11 June		Willersley Castle Tour including grounds together with St Mary's Church Cromford. Refreshments
17 July		Wollaton Dovecote & St Leonard's Church Wollaton, with pub lunch before tour of Wollaton Hall
11 Sept		John Smiths Clocks, Alfreton Road
8 Oct		Silk Mill Museum
29 Oct		Erewash Museum, Ilkeston

Visits for 2007

23 Jan 		Nottingham Road Fire Station. (Old)
11 March		Pride Park Tour with Sid Marson
16 April		Mayor's Parlour.
8 May		St Philips Church, Chaddesden.
14 June		Temple Mine, Matlock Bath.
30 June		Draka Cable Works.
19 July		Chaddesden Walkabout. Guide Tony Bowler
10 Sept		Heage Windmill.
16 Oct		Derby Cathedral and Bridge Chapel

Visits for 2006

14 Sept		Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust
 1 Oct		Derby City Walk. Guide Tony Bowler.
10 Oct		Masson Mills Museum, Matlock Bath.
19 Oct		Guided walk around Chester Green, Roman Walls and wells at the Prebend house
			 together with a visit to St Paul's Church with refreshments.

Date unknown	Rolls-Royce Training Centre
Date unknown	St Albans Church first visit