News, Updates Etc.

This is the space where news items and things of general interest will be displayed…a bit like a “Blog”

One of the Landmark events, of 2017, will be the Vigil at the Courts of justice in London on 10th March 2017, at midday…

WILPF 2017 Vigil - invitation - Alice Wheeldon Centenary Fri 10 March

Please join the people of Derbyshire, in celebrating International Women’s Day, 2017.

Saturday 11th March.


Date for your diary: International Women’s Day Festival  – Saturday 11th March 2017, 10am-4pm at the Market Place Marquee, Derby. Our 2017 theme is – ‘Celebrate our HERstory – women making waves’.

Enjoy our HERstory exhibition, Yogabeats Yurt, great music and live performances all day, arts & crafts stalls, sports, charity showcase, inspiring hourly workshops at QUAD, children’s Scallywags Playbus, free Busy Bees crèche, magic table, family fun, streetfood vans, and lots more.


This is the year of Pentrich Bicentenary…please refer back, as we plan to update you on a number of events as they unfold: guided walks, and celebrations etc.

Normanton Barracks C1982

Chloë Mason and Pete Greenfield emailed recently about these pictures…Alice Wheeldon and others may well have had “associations” with this site in Derby, which is now Foresters Leisure Park…apparently all that remains – betraying its military associations, is one of the boundary walls – on Sinfin Lane…

Normanton Barracks N Barracks