Bolsover Lantern Parade 2016

The Bolsover Lantern Parade was founded in 1994 within the new Christmas Celebrations arranged by statutory, private and community partners within the town of Bolsover. The event has been held […]

Lives, loves and adventures

The Hardwick Estate is full of lives, loves and adventures. It was the formidable Bess of Hardwick who built the place in the sixteenth century. Her name is all over […]

Bolsover History Day

On Saturday 19th November 2016, Bolsover Civic Society held an event organised by Bernard Haigh at Bolsover Library to share Bolsover’s past and present day with the support of Bolsover […]

New Bolsover Model Village

To celebrate Heritage Open Days on Sunday 11th November, an Open Day was held at the Community House at 157 New Bolsover. Visitors were able to look around the house, […]

Celebration of Learning

In a ceremony organised by our Adult Community Education Service, we have recognised the achievements of Derbyshire residents who have changed their lives and those of others through learning. This […]

Adventure Sports Festival 2016

The 15th Adventure Sports Festival took place at the Outdoor Activity Centre on Sunday 24th July 2016. Organiser Jon Tipton from Extreme Wheels (Bolsover District Council) said the popular free event […]

Mining Memories

Mining Memories was an oral history project which aimed to record the stories of former miners and their relatives from the Limestone Journeys area. Mining was the dominant industry in […]

Well Dressing Events Summer 2016

Well Dressing is the art of decorating wells, springs and other water sources with pictures created using natural materials such as petals, berries and clay. It is a community tradition that started […]

Elmton with Creswell Local History Group

The Elmton with Creswell Local History Group was formed in 1990. We meet twice a month and have open meetings with speakers. We collect, collate and conserve photographs, memorabilia and artefacts […]