Derbyshire HeritageDerbyshire HeritageDerbyshire is home to the first National Park – the Peak District, established in 1951. The Peak District covers over 500 square miles and is divided basically into two areas – the Dark Peak (which rises to 2,088 feet at Kinder Scout) and the White Peak (or north Peak District and south Peak District) which are distinctly different landscapes due to their geology.
Old Derbyshire Postcards including Tupton HallDerbyshire PostcardsA personal collection of old Derbyshire postcards showing changes in Local History. Deltiology, or postcard collecting, is thought to be one of the three largest collectable hobbies in the world along with coin and stamp collecting.
neil's local history and mining siteextensive information of mining and local history
Derbyshire Archaeological SocietyThe Derbyshire Archaeological Society was founded in 1878 to encourage interest in the County’s history and archaeology.
They run a regular programme of talks and visits and a number of lectures at Derby University on topics of local and national interest.
ashover light railwayThe Ashover Light Railway SocietyAll the information you require about the original Ashover Light Railway and the ALRS’s plans to recreate a section of this historic narrow gauge railway. Also featured is a photographic tour of part of the picturesque route of the railway, as well as all the latest news from the Society.
North East Derbyshire Industrial Archaeological SocietyA friendly Society discovering much about the rich industrial history and archaeology of the broader Chesterfield and north-east Derbyshire area. They have monthly meetings with talks on fascinating local heritage, and members receive quarterly Newsletters full of details about “What’s On”. They visit local and not-so-local sites of interest, and carry out surveys and limited excavation within the area.
St John's Church, TuptonSt. John's Church was built in 1889 and is situated on the main road, directly opposite the local Primary School, and Green Lane which leads to the centre of the village with its local shops and amenities. Our aim is to reach out and engage with our community in a new and exciting way.
Tupton Local History SocietyA society in Tupton providing meetings for people to look at history in the local area.
Tupton War MemorialThere are 65 people listed on the War Memorial.
42 soliders died in the WW1
12 soldiers died in WW2
11 parishioners killed on 15 March 1941
Tupton Film ClubMeet local people and make new friends.
There is a raffle during the break with items such as wine.
Also during the break we have home made cakes and savouries.