Visitors to Ticknall are most welcome to attend the meetings of the Ticknall Preservation & Historical Society held on the last Friday of each month at 7.30 pm in The Village Hall, Ingleby Lane.
Our programme of events for 2018-19 is shown below, but keep an eye on this page in case there are last minute changes to the programme.
For more about the origins and history of our village please see the potted history.
Or for a fuller history, click here.
|Friday 28th September||AGM (brief), then Suffragettes with Celia Sanger. Celia will be giving a talk about Suffragettes and their fight for women’s rights, with an insight into the connection with Calke Abbey.
|Friday 26th October||Church Architecture with Roy Hirst
Roy will be giving us his new talk on church architecture with reference to the locality.
|Friday 30th November||The Town Crier with Ken Knowles
Nationally renowned town crier, Ken Knowles, shares his experiences followed by Christmas refreshments.
|Friday 18th January||History of Melbourne with Philip Heath
Local historian Philip will be giving us a comprehensive illustrated talk of Melbourne.
|Friday 22nd February||Ancient Coal Mining with Stewart Warburton
Stewart will be revealing details of 14th century coal mining discovered locally at Lount.
|Friday 29th March||The Life of Edith Piaf with Julie Ede
Julie returns to talk about the fascinating life of this French Singer from the Paris streets to international stardom.
|Friday 26th April||The History of Palitoy with Bob Brechin
Bob, an ex design engineer, at Palitoy talks about the company history and the 60 years of Action Man.
|Friday 31st May||The Ecclesbourne Railway with Eric Boultby
Eric will be giving a talk on the history and restoration of the Ecclesbourne Railway.
|Friday 28th June||Outside visit - Come ride on the restored Ecclesbourne line from Duffield to Wirksworth.|
|Friday 27th September||AGM (brief) – tba|
Everyone is most welcome to any meeting.
Entrance Fee: £1, Visitors £2 (including refreshments)
Annual Membership Fee: Single £4 Couples £6
Meeting 7.30 pm in Ticknall Village Hall, Ingleby Lane.
Programme subject to unforeseen changes.
Please telephone any enquiries to 01530 810266 / 01283 762064 / 01332 862116
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