The villages of Crich, Fritchley and Whatstandwell have so much to offer visitors. Read about some of the attractions and things to do here.
Live & Local brings a wide range of top quality professional and leading amateur shows to the Glebe.
Passionate about trams? Enjoy meeting new people?
Crich Tramway Village could be the volunteering destination for you!
Well Dressings in Crich are displayed in the 2nd week in July
Running a B&B certainly has plenty of challenges and rewards, which you can read about here
Aqueduct cottage has a long history, it's next chapter is set to be just as exciting as those that came before! Find out more here
A fantastic local festival just on our doorstep
Learn the meaning of some of the trickier Derbyshire dialect here
A fantastic village event in mid-July
The Glebe often rings to the sound of music, whether it’s the children of Crich Junior School entertaining the Luncheon Club on a Wednesday; the soundtracks of the regular dance and movement classes, or the professional performers. Read more...
From about 9pm at the Cliff on a Sunday you can join in communal entertainment that is real and shared, spontaneous and a lot of fun. Find out more in this article.
There's so much to see just beyond the Crich area. Find out more here
Every three months there is a new edition of Crich Standard magazine packed with news and feature articles. Click on the images in the boxes below to read the feature or browse the full features menu.
From small beginnings, the Fritchley Community Association (FCA) has grown into a force to be reckoned with, as Dom Andrews discovered in this article...
Andy Harding talks about his experience of volunteering with Crich Careline.
I thought talking to old ladies would be boring: all blue rinse and daytime TV. It turns out they’re into all sorts of weird stuff. Pro wrestling, for instance. Read more here
Two well-established local groups offer welcome support to those with young children. Both Toy Library and Popalong provide a lifeline for parents, with hot drinks, friendly faces and listening ears in abundance, thanks to the efforts of the volunteers who run them. Read more here
Passionate about trams? Enjoy meeting new people? Crich Tramway Village could be the volunteering destination for you! Read more here...
Of all the voluntary roles that have kept Crich functioning over the centuries, that of churchwarden is probably the most ancient. Read more about this important role.
A chat with Margaret Lane, Chair of Crich Parish Council. What's involved? What does the Council do? How can you get involved? Find the answers here.
Musicals magic and fabulous flautists at Fritchley School. Find out how the children have been making music in this article.
Memories to treasure... Cheryl Julian looks back at the 18 years she spent as Headteacher of Crich Junior School. Read the full article.
Ringing is well within the capabilities of most people. The initial teaching takes several weeks, after which a learner can begin ringing with the rest of the team. Read more about how you could get involved.
Learn more about the long history of Brass Bands in our area here
We Plough the Fields and Scatter was written by Matthias Claudius in German, based on Psalm 144, published in 1782 and translated into English by Jane Montgomery Campbell in 1861. Read more about it in this fascinating article.
Around two years ago, a mysterious ‘S’ logo appeared on a building on Coasthill, which had formerly housed the Crich SureStart Centre. Read about Soundgas, the business that now occupies these premises.