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  • Wesleyan Chapel Update

    02 December 2020 Wesleyan Chapel Update

    Updated opening for the Wesleyan Chapel as lockdown ends and we enter Teir 3 restrictions.

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  • Community Pantry Christmas Fundraiser

    01 December 2020 Community Pantry Christmas Fundraiser

    Crich Area Community Pantries are raising money to provide Christmas vouchers for families in the area who will benefit most from food, clothes and toys at this time of year.

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  • Mobile library - changes to visiting times in Crich Parish

    28 November 2020 Mobile library - changes to visiting times in Crich Parish

    Derbyshire County Council has amended the mobile library visiting times from 14th December for the next three months. Details are provided for Crich and Fritchley.

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  • Let's Light Up Crich Parish this Christmas!

    28 November 2020 Let's Light Up Crich Parish this Christmas!

    Things are going to be rather different this year but as usual local people are brimming with ideas to brighten our long winter nights, here are a few to join in with:

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  • Christmas Hamper Appeal

    21 November 2020 Christmas Hamper Appeal

    Help St Mary's Church to provide Christmas hampers to local families who have been struggling in this difficult year.

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  • Young musicians invited to join Music Centre

    12 November 2020 Young musicians invited to join Music Centre

    The South East Derbyshire Music Centre is inviting young musicians from Erewas and Amber Valley to join its groups.

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  • MESSAGE TO DERBYSHIRE RESIDENTS FROM DERBYSHIRE’S PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR

    07 November 2020 MESSAGE TO DERBYSHIRE RESIDENTS FROM DERBYSHIRE’S PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR

    Message from Derbyshire's Director of Public Health about the lockdown and urging all of us to stick to the rules and keep one another safe.

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  • Crich Parish Council Grants for community organisations - last chance for applications

    23 October 2020

    Last chance to apply to Crich Parish Council for a grant for 2020-2021.

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  • People's Voice Survey - Covid19

    23 October 2020 People's Voice Survey - Covid19

    Derbyshire County Council wants to find out what the pandemic has meant for you and your community so far. Your views and experiences are important. Take part in the People's Voice Survey.

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  • New restrictions for parts of Derbyshire - update from DCC

    15 October 2020 New restrictions for parts of Derbyshire - update from DCC

    Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire and Erewash will enter the ‘High’ covid local alert level after a surge in coronavirus cases

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  • Extra Hours at Crich Tramway Village

    12 October 2020 Extra Hours at Crich Tramway Village

    Crich Tramway Village is to open for an extra hour (until 6.30pm) from October 28th to 30th to provide an opportunity to see and ride on the trams in darkness during the half-term week. The venue is also opening over the weekend of 6th - 7th November.

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  • Crich Area Community Art Sharing success

    12 October 2020 Crich Area Community Art Sharing success

    The weekend of 10th-11th October saw the culmination several months of artistic activity with the Crich Area Community Art Sharing exhibition at the Glebe Field Centre. This was the first event of its kind, borne from the recognition that many people engaged their creative talents as one way to occupy their time during the Covid-19 restrictions.

     

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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.

Art Drop In with local artist David Hunns

Art Drop In with local artist David Hunns

Sat Jun 26 10:00:00 2021

The Tramway Village is opening its doors free of charge in June and July to all Crich residents. Proof of address will be needed on entry.

There will be a series of workshops during the weekends in June and July for anyone who wishes to create a piece of art work or learn new art techniques.

The theme is capturingthe character and beauty of Cliff Quarry and the Tramway environment.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

All workshops will take place in a quiet grassy area above the Bandstand opposite the quarry face.

David Hunns, Artist

Saturdays June 26th, July 17th and July 24th from 10.00am – 12.00pm and 1.00pm – 3.00pm.

Price: £3 per person or £10 per family.

Drop in Sessions where individuals have the freedom to explore and create their own art work under guidance. Materials provided.

Booking not necessary, just turn up during the available time.

Read more...

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Art Drop In with local artist David Hunns

Art Drop In with local artist David Hunns

Sat Jun 26 13:00:00 2021

The Tramway Village is opening its doors free of charge in June and July to all Crich residents. Proof of address will be needed on entry.

There will be a series of workshops during the weekends in June and July for anyone who wishes to create a piece of art work or learn new art techniques.

The theme is capturingthe character and beauty of Cliff Quarry and the Tramway environment.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

All workshops will take place in a quiet grassy area above the Bandstand opposite the quarry face.

David Hunns, Artist

Saturdays June 26th, July 17th and July 24th from 10.00am – 12.00pm and 1.00pm – 3.00pm.

Price: £3 per person or £10 per family.

Drop in Sessions where individuals have the freedom to explore and create their own art work under guidance. Materials provided.

Booking not necessary, just turn up during the available time.

Read more...

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Willow Weaving Workshop

Willow Weaving Workshop

Sat Jun 26 14:00:00 2021

The Tramway Village is opening its doors free of charge in June and July to all Crich residents. Proof of address will be needed on entry.

There will be a series of workshops during the weekends in June and July for anyone who wishes to create a piece of art work or learn new art techniques.

The theme is capturingthe character and beauty of Cliff Quarry and the Tramway environment.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

All workshops will take place in a quiet grassy area above the Bandstand opposite the quarry face.

Margaret Bazely, Willow sculptor.

Saturdays June 26th & July 17th. 2.00pm- 4.00pm.

This will involve sculpting with natural willow where participants can make items such as a small animal, a sphere, plant support, a wreath or tension trays .

Price is £20 including materials and printed instructions. 6 places are available.

To book please contact: margaretbazely@aol.com

 

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Crich Open Gardens

Crich Open Gardens

Sun Jun 27 11:00:00 2021

We are thrilled that we will be resuming Crich Open Gardens again and we have even more gardens to see this year.

This time we will be opening over two consecutive weekends on Sunday 27th June and Saturday 3rd July.

Maps will be available from the telephone kiosk on the market place and our thanks go to Roy Nadin for providing them free of charge.

Watch out for more information on Crich Standard website nearer the time.

Of course, all of this is dependent upon the current government guidance at the time and sadly, we won’t be able to offer any refreshments this time.

We hope it will be a lovely celebration of the hard work of our gardeners and we look forward to welcoming you.

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Willow Weaving Drop In

Willow Weaving Drop In

Sat Jul 3 10:30:00 2021

The Tramway Village is opening its doors free of charge in June and July to all Crich residents. Proof of address will be needed on entry.

There will be a series of workshops during the weekends in June and July for anyone who wishes to create a piece of art work or learn new art techniques.

The theme is capturingthe character and beauty of Cliff Quarry and the Tramway environment.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

All workshops will take place in a quiet grassy area above the Bandstand opposite the quarry face.

Margaret Bazely, Willow sculptor.

Saturday 3rd July and Sunday 4th July. 10.30am – 12.30pm.

This is a drop in session, sculpting with natural willow. People can make a small item and pay for their art work.

Prices: Magic wand is £3. The following items are £5 each: Fish on a rod , A heart, Adragonfly, A bird feeder.

Booking is not necessary, just turn up during the available time.

Read more...

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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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Crich
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