Welcome to

. Ashby de la Zouch

   Civic Society  

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                                                                         Monthly Programme

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                                   Unusual Speakers    Local visits    Planning news

                                                       

                                              7.30pm  ~  2nd Tuesday in month .
                           Heritage Centre, St. Helen's Church, South Street, Ashby LE65 1AA 
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                           Just come as a Visitor  ......  We'd love to meet you
                                             or call Susanne 01530 415654 or Margaret 01530 412410
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      2019
8th January           7.30pm     Medieval Mining at Lount : Stuart Warburton
                                                The life and times of this ancient occupation.          
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12th February       7.30pm      Dave the Bee Farmer (change of Speaker)
                                                 Everything you wanted to know about bees and honey from our popular local expert.
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12th March            7.30pm      History or Melbourne : Philip Heath
                                                 Stories and facts on this beautiful village
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9th April                7.30pm       Ecclesbourne Valley Railway : Eric Boultby
                                                  An enthusiastic Speaker guides us on an illustrated journey                                                 
14th May               7.30pm       The importance of Parks & Green spaces : Professor John Becket
                                                  Plus a very short AGM... Plus cheese and wine
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18th June             Afternoon   Visit to Ecclesbourne Valley Railway including lunch 
                                                  Not our usual 2nd Tuesday!    Booking essential as places limited
                                                  Self drive to Duffield Station DE56 4EQ - NOT the British Rail Station
                                                  Please arrive for 10.45am for 11.12 am train to Wirksworth.
                                                  Short heritage guided walk and pre-booked lunch. Return train 4pm back to Duffield.
                                                  Please contact Susanne 07969 987430 for details.
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9th July                 Afternoon   Visit to Lord Byron's Newstead Abbey including cream tea  : Post code NG15 8NA
                                                  Booking essential.   Contact Margaret 01530 412410  or  Susanne 01530 415654
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13th August                             No meeting this month.  Time to enjoy the summer
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10th September    7.30pm     Start of our amazing new 2019/20 programme of events :
                                                 From Pestilence, intrigue and murder to the Civil War to our visit to Catton Hall
                                                 Come and join us as a visitor or Annual Subscriptions only £10 a year (due this month)