Meetings and events

Find out about our events and activities, together with a selection of events and talks arranged by other groups and organisations on this page.

Derbyshire VCH events and activities

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Saturday 18 May 2024
Chesterfield and district local family, history and heritage fairOrganised by Chesterfield and District Family History Society, this popular event returns for 2024 but at a new venue – The Arkwright Centre, Hardwick Drive, Arkwright, Chesterfield, S44 5BS. To find out more use this link which will open a page on the family history society’s website. Alongside other organisations we will be having a stall at this event.
Admission is £2 (including two talks) and there’s plenty of free parking nearby. The centre is also on a frequent bus route to and from Chesterfield and Bolsover.
Refreshments will also be available at the venue.
10am to 4pm The Arkwright Centre,
Hardwick Drive,
S44 5BS
Admission £2
From 17 April
VCH weekly research group.Our volunteer group meets weekly on Wednesdays, during term time, mainly researching Chesterfield and the surrounding townships. For further details contact our county editor.
1900 to 2100Chesterfield Library
(Meeting Rooms)
New Beetwell Street 
S40 1QN
Saturday 29 June
Derbyshire Victoria County History Trust annual general meetingOur annual general meeting held on the afternoon or the Derbyshire Record Society’s morning AGM. Guest speaker to be announced. Further details to follow
PMImperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock, DE4 3NL 

Derbyshire VCH guided walks and other activities

One of our summer guided walks.

Most summers Derbyshire VCH arranges a series of guided walks in Derbyshire. Details will be posted here.

Derbyshire VCH has an active volunteer research group, which meets in Chesterfield Library on Wednesday evenings.

The Derbyshire VCH Trust holds a yearly AGM during the summer. This includes a guest speaker.

Events from other societies

You might want to check with the following about their own events.

These events are not organised by the Derbyshire VCH. We cannot guarantee that there will be sufficient places available for each live event. Please contact the event’s organiser in good time if you are interested in securing a place.

Page last updated 03 May 2024.