Classic car on Chatsworth Road

Features index

Why Crich is such a great area to visit...

The villages of Crich, Fritchley and Whatstandwell have so much to offer visitors. Read about some of the attractions and things to do here.

  • For the Love of Live


    Live & Local brings a wide range of top quality professional and leading amateur shows to the Glebe.

    Find out how the volunteers make this happen

  • All aboard at Crich Tramway Village

    Driver of one of the trams

    Passionate about trams? Enjoy meeting new people?

    Crich Tramway Village could be the volunteering destination for you!

    Read more here...

  • Crich Well Dressings

    Crich Well Dressings

    Well Dressings in Crich are displayed in the 2nd week in July

    Find out more about this wonderful Derbyshire tradition here

  • Running a B&B

    B&B owner serving breakfast

    Running a B&B certainly has plenty of challenges and rewards, which you can read about here

  • Aqueduct Cottage- restoring a local landmark

    Aqueduct cottage in early 2019

    Aqueduct cottage has a long history, it's next chapter is set to be just as exciting as those that came before! Find out more here

  • Whatstandwell Festival

    Whatstandwell Festival

    A fantastic local festival just on our doorstep

  • Ay Up me duck

    Cyclists in Belper

    Learn the meaning of some of the trickier Derbyshire dialect here

  • Crich Fete

    Crich Fete

    A fantastic village event in mid-July

  • Shows at the Glebe

    Guitar player

    The Glebe often rings to the sound of music, whether it’s the children of Crich Junior School entertaining the Luncheon Club on a Wednesday; the soundtracks of the regular dance and movement classes, or the professional performers. Read more...

  • Sunday night is music night

    Musicians at the Cliff

    Strumming away

    From about 9pm at the Cliff on a Sunday you can join in communal entertainment that is real and shared, spontaneous and a lot of fun. Find out more in this article.

  • Further afield

    Lumsdale Waterfall

    There's so much to see just beyond the Crich area. Find out more here

Latest features from the magazine

Every three months there is a new edition of Crich Standard magazine packed with news and feature articles. Click on the images in the boxes below to read the feature or browse the full features menu.

  • Our green and pleasant (local) land

    Hay making in Crich

    Agriculture plays a major part in what makes our villages work as a thriving community. It provides food, employment and ample opportunity for recreation, particularly walking along the many miles of well-defined footpaths. Read more here.

  • Summertime fun

    Summertime fun

    Summer 2020 saw a host of activities arranged for children in the Parish. Ranging from physical, creative and social events, all the sessions aimed to encourage youngsters to have fun! Read more

  • Comrades Club – plans old and new

    Comrades Club receipt

    The Crich Comrades club turns 100 years old this year! Curious to know more about what it cost to get started? Find out here

  • What makes us tick : a community working together

    Crich Rec

    How, we as a community, transformed our old, but much loved recreation ground and developed a great facility for all. Paul Yorke tells us more