At the Heritage Centre
If you’re on the look-out for a souvenir of your visit to Wirksworth, this is the place to come. We have a great range of cards, books and gifts, including T’Owd Man and Wirksworth branded items to suit all tastes and pockets. Open daily until 5.00pm.
We have a small selection of souvenirs available to purchase through our secure website, please browse through the items below.
If you would like to have items shipped to outside of the UK, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly.
DVD – When T’Owd Man Faced T’Kaiser£7.50
Tales of Wirksworth’s contribution to the Great War.
DVM – Cromford Revisited£18.00
This new study of Cromford, the Arkwright family’s factory village, uses water-colours, drawings and photographs and previously unexplored archive material, to present an authoritative account of the origins and growth of this iconic settlement through to its discovery as a heritage destination and the subsequent inscription of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site in 2001.
DVM – The Arkwrights – Spinners of Fortune£18.00
The definitive biography of Sir Richard Arkwright (1732-1792) and the first detailed account of the life of his only son Richard Arkwright Junior (1755-1843), and the dynasty he founded and sustained from his immense wealth. It considers his family’s origins in Lancashire; his education; inventions; patents won and lost; the Arkwright system; his emergence as a public figure and the business empire he created.
DVM – The Derwent Valley Mills and their Communities£18.00
The story of the industrialisation of Derbyshire’s Derwent Valley during the last thirty years of the eighteenth century and beyond by successive generations of textile factory masters. It describes the several communities they built, reproduces the evidence of the Valley’s textile heritage and includes photographs of a large proportion of the Site’s 838 listed buildings.
DVM – The Strutts and the Arkwrights£18.00
A pioneering case study of the birth of the factory system in Derbyshire’s Derwent Valley. It charts the development of Richard Arkwright’s and Jedediah Strutt’s textile empires with particular focus on their cotton mills in Cromford, Belper and Milford with the communities they built to sustain them.
Greetings Cards by Iain Mackay (Pack of 6)£15.00
6 greetings cards featuring watercolour scenes of Wirksworth.
15cm x 15cm.
Greetings Cards of T’Owd Man (Pack of 3)£6.00
Greetings cards in three colourways, featuring the T’Owd Man logo.
12cm x 12cm.
Matlock Bath – A Perfectly Romantic Place£18.00
Fantastic new history of Matlock Bath, by Christopher Charlton and Doreen Buxton. 246 pages, with detailed illustrations. Soft cover.
T’Owd Man’s Kibble Jute Bag£8.00
Jute shopping bag with polypropylene lining.
30cm x 30cm.
Wirksworth – A History (Paperback)£7.99
The definitive book on 2000 years of Wirksworth history. Now in new, updated Second Edition.
Authors Mary Wiltshire and Anton Shone.
Cotton apron featuring many of Wirksworth’s historic buildings.
Neutral with dark green print.
Wirksworth Christmas Card£8.00
Beautiful Wirksworth in the snow, reproduced by kind permission of Phil Richards. Pack of 5.
Wirksworth Tea Towel£5.00
Cotton tea towel featuring many of Wirksworth’s historic buildings.
White with dark green print. 40cm x 40cm (approx).
Woolly Rhino£9.00 – £15.00
Woolly rhino plush toy in 2 sizes.
Small – 27cm (length)
Large – 40cm (length)