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Calling imaginative writers

Wirksworth Heritage Centre is seeking an author to work on an exciting new Guide Book which will be produced as a souvenir guide to the Centre, town and its stories.  If you have a good working knowledge of Wirksworth and a good writing style this could be for you....

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Heritage Centre – safe for you

As Derbyshire Dales unfortunately moves into Tier 2 on Saturday, we would like to let you know our arrangements at Wirksworth Heritage Centre. We have achieved “Good to go” accreditation for our Covid preparations so we hope you will feel confident and safe with us....

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Arts Council England support

We're delighted to announce that we have been awarded a substantial grant from the Government's Cultural Recovery Fund. This is a vital lifeline to Wirksworth Heritage Centre, and will enable us to continue to operate throughout the winter and into next spring. It...

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Business Consultancy Opportunity

Do you have a strong business background, and are either already working to advise new customer-facing enterprises or are looking to develop this line of work?  Wirksworth Heritage Centre is seeking a business consultant who can work closely with us to produce...

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Made in Wirksworth

Our first few days back have seen us blessed with fine weather, and its great to be hosting some exceptional art by local creatives Johnny White, Amanda Wray and Tim Ball.  Johnny's Solar Head is on display in our courtyard (until the end of Sunday 20th Sept) , and...

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Wirksworth Heritage Centre Re-opens

“We are good to go.”  On the 11th September Wirksworth Heritage Centre will be welcoming everyone back into our award winning attraction. Re-opening safety measures are in place so visitors will feel safe to: Pre-book our museum and enjoy a private time-limited visit...

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Explore Wirksworth with our guided tours

Our popular guided walks are back, running as pre-booked sessions with our knowledgeable tour leaders, every Wednesday to Sunday afternoon from 15th August. These walks  begin and end at the Heritage Centre, last just over an hour, and explore the hidden history of...

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Our next Heritage Talk

Following the success of our first Zoom Heritage Talk, our next subject is the local cavalry regiment, the Derbyshire Yeomanry. We're really pleased to welcome our guest speaker, Dr Mike Galer (former Senior Keeper of Military and Social History for Derby Museums)....

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