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The Wards of Belper

The Wards of Belper

Free – donations welcome


Sunday 8th October
1.30pm -2.15pm


St Peter’s Church, 6 Chesterfield Rd, Belper DE56 1FD


Wheelchair accessible

Talk on the Ward Family by Rachel Hodgkinson and Kim Kerry.  Hosiery production was an important source of employment in the Derwent Valley.  The Wards of Belper set up their business in Georgian times but how much do we know about them?  Here we tell the story of their family and the impact they had on our local communities.  events aimed at adults

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Our visitor experience...

tells the stories of Buxton, The Crescent, its famous water and the many people who came to seek its cure. Click here to read more.

Our Premium Guided Tours set off in the morning, where you can dive deep into the rich history of our area aided by our warm and wonderful hosts.

For those who prefer to discover at their own pace, the Experience opens to Self-Guided visitors at 1pm.

Large group? Or a sensory tour during quiet times? Please contact us and we can help get that arranged.