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  • Crich Brass looking for new members!

    31 August 2021 Crich Brass looking for new members!

    Crich Brass are looking to recruit brass players of all ages and abilities. Whether you are an experienced brass player or simply have a desire to learn something new they provide a warm welcome and can even supply you with an instrument and tuition Free of Charge!

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  • Fritchley Congregational Church re-opens

    31 August 2021 Fritchley Congregational Church re-opens

    Fritchley Church is open again! Why not join us? – we meet on the first Sunday of every Month from 2.30pm for about an hour.

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  • Fritchley Community Association AGM & Quiz Night

    31 August 2021 Fritchley Community Association AGM & Quiz Night

    Fritchley Community Association are holding their AGM and a Quiz Night on Friday 17 September. The AGM starts at 7.30 pm, followed by the Quiz at 8.00 pm.

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  • Autumn Footprints Amber Valley and Erewash Walking Festival

    31 August 2021 Autumn Footprints Amber Valley and Erewash Walking Festival

    The Autumn Footprints Walking Festival offers a great choice of 29 guided walks from 11th - 26th September 2021. Sixteen days of enjoyable walks and informative talks with something for everybody of all abilities.

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  • New Monthly Craft Group

    22 August 2021 New Monthly Craft Group

    A new monthly craft group has started up in Crich, organised by Leanne Aslin as a way of bringing people together.

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  • Community Group Grants 2021/22 - now open for applications

    20 August 2021 Community Group Grants 2021/22 - now open for applications

    Crich Parish Council is aware that this has been another difficult year for all community groups, with Covid-19 continuing to impact on activities and funding. If you run a community group, or belong to one, have you considered applying for a grant – it might make a little difference to what you can do going forward?

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  • Celebrate 100 years at Crich Comrades Club

    15 August 2021 Celebrate 100 years at Crich Comrades Club

    To celebrate the 100 years of the opening of Crich Comrades Club, the first date for your diary is Saturday 11 September 2021.

    We have a full day of entertainment lined up, with a free buffet, and the bar will be open until 1am. If you fancy dressing up, period dress is optional.

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  • Beacon of Hope Award for Popalong leader Serena Hancox

    12 August 2021 Beacon of Hope Award for Popalong leader Serena Hancox

    Crich Standard is happy to bring some celebratory news that a valued member of our community, Serena Hancox, has been recognised for her hard work during the pandemic by being presented with a Derbyshire Beacon of Hope Award on Monday 9th August 2021.

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  • The Berlin wall, trams and Crich Tramway museum

    09 August 2021 The Berlin wall, trams and Crich Tramway museum

    Sixty years after the building of the Berlin wall, Crich Tramway museum is to mark the occasion by putting its Berlin tram on display. Volunteers will be on hand to tell the story of the tram and what Berlin was like in those years of the Wall and to operate it for those booked on the Access Tram.

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  • Summertime fun at Midland Railway next Saturday 24th July

    18 July 2021 Summertime fun at Midland Railway next Saturday 24th July

    Join Grow Outside CIC at Midland Railway for summertime fun on Saturday 24th July as they open the community garden gates to the public for the very first time!

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  • Children's and Young People's Activities over the Summer

    13 July 2021 Children's and Young People's Activities over the Summer

    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.

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  • Fritchley OAP Return!

    07 July 2021 Fritchley OAP Return!

    The first meeting of Fritchley Pensioners has been organised for 10 August following the coronavirus pandemic.

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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.

Christmas Fair at the Glebe

Christmas Fair at the Glebe

Sat Nov 27 10:00:00 2021

There will be a wide range of stall holders from local makers and crafters including: Wood and Slate products, Stoneware, Crafting kits, Basketware, Crochet, Pottery, Mindfulness Gifts, Prints and Cards, Bottled Cider and much more.

There will also be mulled wine and mince pies as well as a raffle and prize draw.

A great opportunity to support local businesses and makers and get some early Christmas presents and stocking fillers.

Crich Christmas Fair at the Glebe Field Centre - Saturday 27 November 10am - Free Entry

Free Entry

Date - Saturday 27th November

Time - 10.00am to 2.00pm

Location - Crich Glebe Field Centre

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Categories

Glebe, Event

Crich Toy Library Stay and Play

Crich Toy Library Stay and Play

Mon Nov 29 09:30:00 2021

Crich Toy Library Stay and Play is a friendly interactive social group specially designed for babies and toddlers and their parents and carers. 

Sessions are held on Mondays from 9.30 am to 11.00 am at Crich Glebe Field Centre. The cost of the session is £4 for one child. Extra £1 for each additional sibling

To book your place please contact their Facebook page or website

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Categories

Glebe, Social group, Charity

Pub Quiz at The Old Black Swan

Pub Quiz at The Old Black Swan

Mon Nov 29 21:00:00 2021

Weekly Pub Quiz on Monday nights from 9.00 pm at The Old Black Swan

£1 per person, sandwiches on the bar at half time.

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Categories

Activity, Business

Tuesday Club @ The Glebe

Tuesday Club @ The Glebe

Tue Nov 30 12:15:00 2021

Brand new to the Crich Glebe Field Centre is an opportunity to get together every Tuesday for a two course meal and a chat with friends and neighbours.

Starting on Tuesday 26 October at 12:15pm, this is a chance to socialise and meet new people of all ages and stages.

If you have a neighbour who you think might be interested, be sure to let them know.

Make sure you pre-book the week before by phoning the Glebe reception on 01773 857894 or emailing office@crichglebefieldcentre.org

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Categories

Glebe, Social group, Charity

Crich Brass Rehearsal

Crich Brass Rehearsal

Tue Nov 30 19:00:00 2021

Crich Brass recruit brass players of all ages and abilities. Whether you are an experienced brass player or simply have a desire to learn something new they provide a warm welcome and can even supply you with an instrument and tution Free of Charge!

The group rehease on Tuesday evenings from 7,00 pm at Fritchley Village Hall.

If you would like to book the band for an engagement please call 07796 801001 or email crich.brass@outlook.com

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Categories

Social group, Music, Fritchley Village Hall

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!

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