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Welcome to Crich Standard

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Welcome to the definitive website for the news and goings on of the Crich Area which includes the villages of Crich, Fritchley, Whatstandwell and the hamlets of Crich Carr, Plaistow Green and Wheatcroft.

Every quarter, Crich Standard is published as a magazine and distributed free of charge to all households in Crich Parish. It is written, produced and distributed by volunteers and is supported by advertising from local businesses.

Here are some of the latest feature articles from the magazine.

  • Our green and pleasant (local) land

    Hay making in Crich

    Agriculture plays a major part in what makes our villages work as a thriving community. It provides food, employment and ample opportunity for recreation, particularly walking along the many miles of well-defined footpaths. Read more here.

  • Summertime fun

    Summertime fun

    Summer 2020 saw a host of activities arranged for children in the Parish. Ranging from physical, creative and social events, all the sessions aimed to encourage youngsters to have fun! Read more

  • Comrades Club – plans old and new

    Comrades Club receipt

    The Crich Comrades club turns 100 years old this year! Curious to know more about what it cost to get started? Find out here

  • What makes us tick : a community working together

    Crich Rec

    How, we as a community, transformed our old, but much loved recreation ground and developed a great facility for all. Paul Yorke tells us more

Upcoming events

Calendar

You can find a full calendar of events here.

Crich Heritage

Crich Heritage

Thu Jan 28 19:30:00 2021

Michael Parkin will speak to us about “Suffragettes and Suffragists”

Subject to restrictions, this event will take place at 7:30pm at the Crich Glebe Field Centre.

Read more...

Categories

Glebe, Crich Heritage

Crich Heritage

Crich Heritage

Thu Feb 25 19:30:00 2021

Robin Macy will speak to us about Ballooning in Derbyshire with lots of aerial views.

Subject to restrictions, this event will take place at 7:30pm at the Crich Glebe Field Centre.

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Glebe, Crich Heritage, Talk

Crich Heritage

Crich Heritage

Thu Mar 25 19:30:00 2021

Richard Booth will talk about Ashover Light Railway

Subject to restrictions, this event will take place at 7:30pm at the Crich Glebe Field Centre.

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Glebe, Crich Heritage, Talk

Signals Festival

Signals Festival

Sat Jun 12 10:00:00 2021

SIGNALS one-day festival takes place at Crich Tramway Village. Experience the unexpected as you immerse yourself in an eclectically programmed day, where outstanding musical talent takes centre stage. As you explore the varied spaces across the site, you’ll discover a diverse mix of culture, film, and entertainment to fuel your senses. With an innovative schedule of activity suitable for all ages, everyone will feel welcome as a liberal sense of fun engulfs this very special site for the day.

Gates open at 10am, Headliners finish at 10.45pm, Festival closes at midnight

See the SIGNALS website for more details

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Music, Event

Crich Village Fête

Crich Village Fête

Sat Jul 17 13:00:00 2021

We all hope that 2021 will be better and that the fête will be back, together with the associated fundraising events (subject of course to government guidance at the time).

The fête itself remains scheduled for Saturday 17th July on Crich Rec. We look forward to welcoming everyone to this lovely traditional event, including those new to the community.

The Organising Committee can be contacted by email at crichfete@gmail.com

Read more...

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Event

What else is on this site...

  • Directory

    Directory

    A-Z of who is who and what is where including community organisations and local business listings and useful telephone numbers. You'll find the directory here.

  • Magazine features

    Magazines

    Read the feature articles from the latest edition of the magazine. Here you can also browse the archive of features we have published in the past.

  • Latest news

    Newsprint

    Read all the latest from the Crich area including updates from local organisations, events, Parish Council news and much more. Keep up to date right here!

  • Local events

    Calendar

    View a calendar of all the local events. From dance classes to folk evenings, meetings to heritage talks, you won't miss a local event here!

How you can reach us

Get in touch

We are always delighted to hear from you with ideas, news, event information or just some feedback. Get in touch by emailing the editor.

Write to us

Editor, Crich Standard
Glebe Field Centre
Glebe Field Close
Crich
DE4 5EU

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Crich Standard Postbox in 'The Loaf' (courtesy Roger & Andrew)

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