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LATEST NEWS: At present, we’ll be holding our January meeting – but face coverings will be required. See our meetings page for full details.
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What’s happened to our telephone boxes? They’ve all gone. But has anyone really missed them? One thing that has dramatically changed in the last 30 years or so is our ability to communicate with each other. The use of the mobile telephone, with its access to the internet, has revolutionised the way we buy thingsContinue reading “Our disappearing telephone boxes”
For our final post of 2021, we take a brief look at the Christmas and new year tradition formerly practised in Brimington and indeed Derbyshire – the Derby Tup. We’ll also take a brief look at so-called ‘mummers’ plays’. The Derby Tup Thanks to the late Peter Harrison we were able to record his memoriesContinue reading “Traditions of Christmas and New Year past remembered”
You’ve probably never heard of lime-ash flooring, but if you’ve ever been to Hardwick Hall you will definitely have walked on it. In this blog we take a look at this type of flooring, once employed fairly extensively, using 24 and 24a High Street (formerly known as The Farm) as an example. Lime ash flooringContinue reading “Lime ash flooring at The Farm, High Street, Brimington”
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