Upcoming Events

Please come along to one of our events, click on the entry below to find out more details.

Belper Hydro: How it Works

Date: 
Sun, 28/10/2018

2pm-3:30pm
East Mill Car Park, Belper
FREE, no need to book
 
Organised as part of Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Discovery Days Week
Learn about the hydro power currently being produced in Belper, with Derwent Hydroelectric Power Ltd and Amber & Derwent Valley Community energy (ADVyCE). Includes a look inside the turbine house, the last surviving part of the South Mill. https://bit.ly/2OzE4NK

Strutts North Mill Tour

Date: 
Sun, 28/10/2018

11am-4pm
Strutt’s North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper
FREE, no need to book
 
Organised as part of Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Discovery Days Week
Strutt’s North Mill has free entry for the first Sunday of Discovery Days, offering regular guided tours with their friendly and knowledgeable guides. Includes a new exhibition in the basement of Strutt’s North Mill which includes the story of water power in Belper Mills from 1777 to 2018. https://bit.ly/2OzE4NK

Sustainable Living Tour

Date: 
Sat, 17/11/2018

2pm-5pm
Hockerton Housing Project, nr Southwell


 
Intrigued by what an earth-sheltered home might look, or feel like, inside? Or wanting an overview of what it is to live sustainably? Join a small group tours, which are led by a resident of the Hockerton Housing Project, to give you a personal view on what it’s like to live in this sustainable co-housing project made up of five homes. The tour includes a guided walk around the site to learn about the food, water and renewable energy systems, a tour of one of the homes, and a presentation on the challenges faced during the build, and subsequent development, of the project.
The tour is ideal for people seeking a more sustainable personal lifestyle, undergraduate students and environmental and energy campaigners. https://bit.ly/2NVlgJ7