Owing to the current situation with the Coronavirus, Belper Historical Society has made the decision to halt all member meetings until further notice.

Our virtual meeting talks for 2021 are listed below.

Wednesday 7th April

Belper in the 1960s

Adrian Farmer

A look at some of the images that didn’t make it into Adrian’s latest book Historic Belper & Milford in colour.

Blessing of well dressing, The Fleet.

Wednesday 5th May

No virtual meeting.

Wednesday 2nd June

The Strutt Farms

Alex Gilbert

Research into the Strutt Farms, their innovative design and construction and what they provided.

Wedding party outside Crossroads Farm, Belper

Wednesday 14th July (postponed from 7th)

The Douglases of Ashbourne, Jedediah
Strutt and the Slave Trade

Frances Wilkins

The Douglases were involved in the slave trade before moving to Ashbourne. Isabella married Joseph Strutt, son of Jedediah. Learn their stories.

Portrait of Joseph Strutt, Belper