CREATING A NEW HERITAGE CENTREThe Heritage Centre has now started a major redevelopment project - supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund - to relocate and create a new venue to house our museum collection, exhibitions illustrating the story of Wirksworth, and to be the base for a programme of new events and activities from the summer of 2018.
OUR MUSEUM COLLECTIONThe museum collection comprises a small but varied collection of artefacts, including prehistoric stone and antler tools, textiles, geological specimens and items relating to the social history and local traditions of Wirksworth. The collection is currently being stored off-site during our major building project, but you can see a selection of items in our on-line gallery here...
Peeking behind the scenes of conservation
by Michelle Laverick Wirksworth Heritage Centre has been working with Lincoln-based conservators WHConservation to both improve the condition of the Read More »
Wirksworth Festival offers a fortnight of arty festivities
by Sue Cooper I have been watching each week for the hoardings going up around Webster’s but each time I Read More »
Wirksworth Heritage Centre works on building online presence
By Sue Cooper There is not much showing above the waterline but things are definitely happening. The Project Manager has Read More »