We are pleased to say that we have organised an exciting range of activities for children in the 5 to 13 age range during the Summer Holidays.
The first meeting of Fritchley Pensioners has been organised for 10 August following the coronavirus pandemic.
Based on the the great response at the recent Youth Club open evening, if you couldn't make it, please let us know what you'd like at your local youth club.
Crich Patients Participation Group are looking to start up a new youth club at the Glebe Field Center in September and are inviting young people to help shape how it will look and feel.
Nottingham Trams Ltd have donated some second generation tramway memorabilia to Crich Tramway Museum.
We have now been back at the Glebe Luncheon Club for three weeks and yesterday we celebrated Heather and George Johnson‘s recognition of helping at the Club for just over 20 years.
A series of art workshops to celebrate Cliff Quarry, Crich.
Derbyshire Tramway Village has been used for the training of police search dogs and their handlers.
Dr Andy returns with Crich Rocks 2 “Before the flood!” guided walk
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, organised individual to be responsible for coordinating delivery of the Department of Education (DfE) funded Holiday Activities and Food programme in the Crich area from 7th June to 30th September 2021.
Crich Medical Practice Patients’ Participation Group are delighted to be able to offer activities for children and young people again during the Summer Term 2021 half term.
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.
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.
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
The Crich Comrades club turns 100 years old this year! Curious to know more about what it cost to get started? Find out here
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
You can find a full calendar of events here.
Sun Aug 8 12:30:00 2021
Come visit the beautiful open gardens in Whatstandwell .
Fantastic scenery and a wonderful variety of plants for sale. Refreshments availale and you will also be able to view and purchase local artists’ work as many of the gardens have offered to host different artists for the afternoon.
The gardens are open 12.30 to 5.30 pm on Sunday 8 August.
Admission £4, accompanied children free - raising funds for Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and Whatstandwell Social Club
You can purchase tickets and maps from the gardens on the day
Be aware some of the gardens are very steep .
Sat Aug 28 13:00:00 2021
The Fete Committee have decided to delay the fete by a few weeks to Saturday 28th August, the bank holiday weekend.
The original planned date of 17th July was less than four weeks after the proposed full easing of Covid restrictions and would have been vulnerable to any slippage in the government timetables.
The August date provides a little more certainty but is still dependent on them getting the required permissions, insurances and licenses. While it is a firm plan, there could still be requirements in place which will make it difficult!
Further details will be provided as soon as possible, so keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates!
Charity, Music, Event
Sat Jun 11 10:00:00 2022
Following the announcement from the prime minister and the ongoing COVID19 situation, we are disappointed to announce that SIGNALS Festival will no longer be able to go ahead on the planned date of 12 June 2021. After much consideration, we have taken the decision to postpone SIGNALS Festival until Saturday 11 June 2022.
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
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.
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.
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!
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!
We are always delighted to hear from you with ideas, news, event information or just some feedback. Get in touch by emailing the editor.
Editor, Crich Standard
Glebe Field Centre
Glebe Field Close
Crich Standard Postbox in 'The Loaf' (courtesy Roger & Andrew)
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