Join Crich Brass to learn new skills or develop existing talent.
It was with great sadness that we learnt of Ron Spencer’s death after his recent illness.
The BBC Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge passed through Crich just after 8.00am today (Wednesday 13th November)
The ever-popular Starlight Event at Crich Tramway Village, with illuminations and trams running into the early evening, runs from Monday 28th October to Saturday 2nd November 2019. Children can enter a draw on the Monday between 2pm and 4pm for a chance to win the opportunity to officially switch on the illuminations at around 5.15pm. There’s a packed programme of activities each day, with fun for all the family, which includes musical outdoor shows, craft making and look-a-like characters from popular children’s films.
Review of local polling places. Take part in the consultation online or download a form to send in.
Fancy treading the boards in a new comical stage production which will take place at the Glebe in March 2020. Get in touch!
Since September 2018, children at Crich C of E Infant School have been offered drum lessons with Zara Shakespeare of Stix drums and percussion.
Enjoying sound and music is woven into our days at Crich Pre-School.
Thursday morning is music morning at Crich Juniors – and it doesn’t stop for anything bar an earthquake!
Crich Carr Community Choir (4 Cs!) sing for pleasure, with occasional performances at local events such as well dressings, Open Gardens and village Christmas celebrations.
I started Fritchley Community Choir about five years ago. It began as a small group of adults and children who just enjoyed singing on a Wednesday evening!
Whatstandwell and Crich Open Gardens were a huge success this year and attacted record number of visitors, who enjoyed touring some charming gardens.
Welcome to the definitive website for the news and goings on of the Crich Area which includes the villages of Crich, Fritchley, Whatstandwell and the hamlets of Crich Carr, Plaistow Green and Wheatcroft.
Every quarter, Crich Standard is published as a magazine and distributed free of charge to all households in Crich Parish. It is written, produced and distributed by volunteers and is supported by advertising from local businesses.
Here are some of the latest feature articles from the magazine.
Thought about taking up running but don't know how to get going? Lacking the motivation to keep at it? Don't worry, Ian Travers of Jog Crich has all the information you need to get started in this article: To run, or not to run?
Gentle yoga sessions with Bev Lomax to support people living with dementia. Read more here.
Prolific in our woods through the spring, this plant has culinary and folklore uses which you can read all about in this article.
There is also a walk described here with wild garlic growing in abundance.
Shift is a community interest company founded by Andrea Kemp. We interviewed her about her company and her thoughts about activity. Read what she had to say.
A cycle ride for the family taking in some iconic Derbyshire trails and villages. Follow the route and plan your day out here.
The Crich area has a long history of active sporting teams, particularly when it comes to football. Read about it here.
The annual Monument race takes place on Crich Village Fête Saturday and is a tough 11km course right down to Cromford Canal and back up to the Crich Stand monument. Read about the challenge and how to enter the race.
With activity such an important part of staying healthy, this article looks at all the opportunities the children and young people of the parish have both at their schools and at home.
ACE was born out of the 2018 Fitness Fortnight and is the brainchild of Trish and Rachel. Read all about what they have planned and come along to activity taster sessions.
You can find a full calendar of events here.
Fri Dec 6 19:00:00 2019
Christmas Wreath Making Workshop
Make and take home a beautiful natural wreath for your door at this sociable relaxing workshop. Organised by Claire Teeling from Fritchley Community Garden and Grow Outside CIC for the bargain price of £30 per person. All materials, mulled wine and cake are included in the price. Places are limited so book early to avoid disapointment!
Friday 6 December 2019 from 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm at Fritchley Village Hall
Contact Claire for more information and to book your place on 07960 249816 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow Claire on Facebook at GrowOutsideCIC
Event, Fritchley Congregational Church, Fritchley Village Hall
Sat Dec 7 15:00:00 2019
Tickets for Whatstandwell Social Club Winter Gathering are available from the Family Tree. Programme of events:
Seniors Festive Afternoon Tea - This part of the event will take place in the function room from 3pm until 4pm. We will have 24 tickets available at a price of £4 each, which includes a selection of delicious sandwiches, scones, cakes, tea or coffee & sherry;
A sing along with Simon and Grace and/or performance by the Community Choir. This event is aimed at over 65’s
Children’s Christmas Party - The children’s party will take place in the main room from 4:30pm until 6pm. We have 32 tickets available at a price of £2 each, which includes party food (sandwiches, cakes, nibbles and soft drinks), entertainer, party games and prizes, an appearance from father Christmas and a small gift. This event is aimed at under 14s
Evening Christmas Party
It will take place in the main room from 7pm until 12 midnight. We have 120 tickets available at a price of £10 each, which includes Live performance(s), Disco, Bar serving local ales, local cider, lager, wine, mulled wine and soft drinks
Food. This event is aimed at adults and over 14’s, but there are no concessions for under 18’s or over 65’s.
Facebook Event: Winter Gathering
Website: Whatstandwell Festival
Activity, Music, Dance, Event
Sat Dec 7 17:00:00 2019
Hosted by ArtStand comes an exhibtion celebrating artists from Crich and Whatstandwell. The exhibition will be open from 11.00 am on Saturday 7 December to 5.00 pm on Sunday 8 December at The Old Black Swan pub in Crich.
Facebook event: A Sense of Place
Social group, Event
Sat Dec 7 19:30:00 2019
A popular and friendly mixed voice choir of around 40 singers, with a high reputation throughout Sheffield and beyond. The choir has built up and exceptional reputation for performing and entertaining. They will bring an evening of seasonal songs and Christmas carols to the stage.
Fritchley Village Hall - doors open 7.30 pm Concert starts at 8.00 pm
Tickets £10 available from Celia 01773 853428 or Ian 852673
Music, Event, Fritchley Congregational Church, Fritchley Village Hall
A-Z of who is who and what is where including community organisations and local business listings and useful telephone numbers. You'll find the directory here.
Read the feature articles from the latest edition of the magazine. Here you can also browse the archive of features we have published in the past.
Read all the latest from the Crich area including updates from local organisations, events, Parish Council news and much more. Keep up to date right here!
View a calendar of all the local events. From dance classes to folk evenings, meetings to heritage talks, you won't miss a local event here!
We are always delighted to hear from you with ideas, news, event information or just some feedback. Get in touch by emailing the editor.
Editor, Crich Standard
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Crich Standard Postbox in 'The Loaf' (courtesy Roger & Andrew)
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