Monthly Archives: October 2014

Barlborough

Barlborough held an event in August this year to mark the Centenary of Britain entering the War and have produced two DVDs and a book as a part of their commemoration. The project was funded by the HLF. The event … Continue reading

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Display Cases

Having warned of the possible problems with tin helmets, it would seem a good time to remind you of the display cases that are available to hire from the Record Office for £25 per week. These are secure cases which … Continue reading

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Asbestos Warning

We know that many community groups we have spoken have created displays, or are to are looking to do exhibitions and have asked for people to come forward with information, photos and objects, but there is something you may need … Continue reading

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Buxton Dome

On November 25th, at the Buxton Dome, there will be a day devoted to the subject of mental illness and returning soldiers, with particular reference to the First World War. The day will contain talks on the subject and a chance … Continue reading

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Centre for Hidden Histories

Derbyshire Lives has formed links with the Centre for Hidden Histories, based in the University of Nottingham, the project is interested in aspects of the War that are not the traditional image of the trench warfare on the Western Front … Continue reading

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