Blog: Community

Hyde Road

Hyde RoadOn 5th November 2016 we were delighted to name one of our roads at Victoria Park  ‘Hyde Road’ in memory of Geoff Hyde. Geoff Hyde was a founder member of the Tramway Museum Society (TMS) being present at the initial meeting, at which he was appointed Assistant...

Sandford Award

Sandford AwardCrich Tramway Village won the Sandford Award for the second time this year and was notified back in July this year. Our Learning and Participation Manager, Jan Barratt, went to Worcester Cathedral on Monday 21st November to receive the award.  Jan is pictured above...

Thank You!

Thank You!At our special event on Saturday 5th November, for Museum members and invited guests, the opportunity was taken by James Harkins to give a big ‘Thank You’ to Lynda Wright.  ‘Thank you for saving my life!’ Visitors to our 1940’s events might recognise James as a...

Derbyshire Heritage Awards 2016

Derbyshire Heritage Awards 2016We were delighted to host the 2016 Derbyshire Heritage Awards on the evening of Friday 7th October. Crich Tramway Village entered three projects: Best Project on a Limited Budget – featuring the maintenance of our historic urinal; Best Volunteer Project, with the Loan...

Rolls Royce Community Project

Rolls Royce Community ProjectWe’re always grateful to our volunteers, and this week we have a special team of volunteers from Rolls Royce Community Project. The team of twelve managers and team leaders are here to help with fixing line side fencing, clearing overgrown brambles (ouch!) and...

Well Dressing – Step by Step

Well Dressing – Step by StepCrich Tramway Village is producing a Well Dressing as part of the Crich community activities this year.  The well dressings will be blessed in Crich Village on Saturday 16th July. The process started with soaking the frame, which helps to stop the clay drying out too...

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