Special Exhibition: Wirksworth Centre of the Universe 

Discover how (nearly) everything connects to Wirksworth…

Wirksworth Heritage Centre welcomes you to a new exhibition celebrating the story of Wirksworth’s scientific and engineering achievements. Wirksworth Centre of the Universe showcases how one small town has contributed to world-changing developments in science and engineering.

From Rev, Abraham Bennet, a pioneer in the early study of electricity in the 1700s to award-winning companies such as TDP today, who have developed new ways of using recycled plastic to create sustainable. Environmentally friendly furniture. We even have Full Grown, growing furniture and winning international awards for design

Come and discover these stories and more at Wirksworth Heritage Centre. Look out for exciting science-themed events and talks coming soon.

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