Monthly Archives: November 2015

Conkers into Cordite

The trees are dropping their golden leaves and conker season is upon us. Although a they make an excellent Autumn pastime game, children were collecting them for an altogether different reason during the war. In the Autumn of 1917 the … Continue reading

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Derbyshire Remembers

This week is filled with events to help remember those who have lost their lives as a result of conflict. The tradition of Remembrance Sunday and the two minutes silence on November 11th began at the end of World War … Continue reading

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