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What do you think about us… Prizes to be won!

As we move back to opening and welcoming visitors, we are inviting local residents in the Wirksworth area to answer a few questions about their views on the Heritage Centre. This is important as it helps us find out what we can do even better, and as an added...

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We’re back!

The Heritage Centre shop and Webster's cafe (outdoors and takeaways) is back 5 days a week from Monday 12 April.  Our opening times will be 9am - 4pm (last food orders 3pm, last drinks, 3.30pm) and we will be open daily except Monday and Wednesday. We are, however,...

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Mother’s Day is nearly here!

With Spring in the air it must be nearly Mother's Day.  Book now and treat your mother to a very special treat this Mothering Sunday – a boxed selection of sandwiches and cakes, scones with clotted cream and jam, together with a small bottle of Prosecco.  Just £12 per...

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Put a spring in your step

Even though we can’t open our doors, it doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy our events and our unique range of gifts and souvenirs. And now that the days are lengthening, our on line shop has all those guides that you need to get under the skin of the Peak District....

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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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