2020 Programme

Except for June and July, meetings take place at 7.30pm
at St Peter’s Church Hall, Chellaston DE73 6UT.



28 Jan         AGM and My Life as a Prison Officer 
                   Richard Papworth

25 Feb        A Grand Day Out
                    Alan Hiley
                    Alan presents a mystery trip by coach in the 1950's.

31 Mar        Dolly Shepherd the Edwardian Balloon Parachutist
                    Tony Waldron 
                    We hear how a small Edwardian lady became the most renowned parachutist of her time

28 Apr        History of Melbourne
Philip Heath

26 May       Derwent Hospital
                   Rita Bailey
                   Rita enlightens us on the history of the Derby Isolation Hospital.

30 June       Visit to Catton Hall with tea
                   Tour of house, chapel & gardens
                   Terrain - a few steps to house
                   Meet Chellaston Church Hall at 1.15pm       £14 per head

28 July       Visit to Donington le Heath Manor
                   A guided tour of the 1620 house & garden
                  Terrain – mostly flat with few steps
                  Meet Chellaston Church Hall at 12.15pm        £8.50 per head

25 Aug       The Last Nobleman to be Hanged
                   Gay Evans
                   The 4th Earl Ferrers who was the last peer to be hanged for murder

29 Sept       Medieval Medicine
                   Gareth Howell
                   Gareth gives an illustrated talk on the superstitions of Medieval Medicine

27 Oct        A Servant's Lot
                   Peter Hammond
                   Peter tells us of the domestic chores & household jobs servants had to do.

24 Nov       Objects of Curiosity
                   A table-top quiz of unusual objects

15 Dec       Christmas Social (members only) - Start 7:00pm

26 Jan 2021     AGM & Chellaston Farms
                        Tom Farnsworth

Telephone: 01332 700 688
Email: chellastonhistorygroup@gmail.com
Website: www.chellastonhistorygroup.co.uk