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  • Autumn Footprints Amber Valley and Erewash Walking Festival

    31 August 2021 Autumn Footprints Amber Valley and Erewash Walking Festival

    The Autumn Footprints Walking Festival offers a great choice of 29 guided walks from 11th - 26th September 2021. Sixteen days of enjoyable walks and informative talks with something for everybody of all abilities.

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  • New Monthly Craft Group

    22 August 2021 New Monthly Craft Group

    A new monthly craft group has started up in Crich, organised by Leanne Aslin as a way of bringing people together.

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  • Community Group Grants 2021/22 - now open for applications

    20 August 2021 Community Group Grants 2021/22 - now open for applications

    Crich Parish Council is aware that this has been another difficult year for all community groups, with Covid-19 continuing to impact on activities and funding. If you run a community group, or belong to one, have you considered applying for a grant – it might make a little difference to what you can do going forward?

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  • Celebrate 100 years at Crich Comrades Club

    15 August 2021 Celebrate 100 years at Crich Comrades Club

    To celebrate the 100 years of the opening of Crich Comrades Club, the first date for your diary is Saturday 11 September 2021.

    We have a full day of entertainment lined up, with a free buffet, and the bar will be open until 1am. If you fancy dressing up, period dress is optional.

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  • Beacon of Hope Award for Popalong leader Serena Hancox

    12 August 2021 Beacon of Hope Award for Popalong leader Serena Hancox

    Crich Standard is happy to bring some celebratory news that a valued member of our community, Serena Hancox, has been recognised for her hard work during the pandemic by being presented with a Derbyshire Beacon of Hope Award on Monday 9th August 2021.

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  • The Berlin wall, trams and Crich Tramway museum

    09 August 2021 The Berlin wall, trams and Crich Tramway museum

    Sixty years after the building of the Berlin wall, Crich Tramway museum is to mark the occasion by putting its Berlin tram on display. Volunteers will be on hand to tell the story of the tram and what Berlin was like in those years of the Wall and to operate it for those booked on the Access Tram.

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  • Summertime fun at Midland Railway next Saturday 24th July

    18 July 2021 Summertime fun at Midland Railway next Saturday 24th July

    Join Grow Outside CIC at Midland Railway for summertime fun on Saturday 24th July as they open the community garden gates to the public for the very first time!

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  • Children's and Young People's Activities over the Summer

    13 July 2021 Children's and Young People's Activities over the Summer

    We are pleased to say that we have organised an exciting range of activities for children in the 5 to 13 age range during the Summer Holidays.

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  • Fritchley OAP Return!

    07 July 2021 Fritchley OAP Return!

    The first meeting of Fritchley Pensioners has been organised for 10 August following the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Crich Youth Club - Have Your Say!

    01 July 2021 Crich Youth Club - Have Your Say!

    Based on the the great response at the recent Youth Club open evening, if you couldn't make it, please let us know what you'd like at your local youth club.

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  • New Youth Club coming to Crich

    18 June 2021 New Youth Club coming to Crich

    Crich Patients Participation Group are looking to start up a new youth club at the Glebe Field Center in September and are inviting young people to help shape how it will look and feel.

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  • Nottingham Trams Memorabilia Donated to the National Tram Museum

    14 June 2021 Nottingham Trams Memorabilia Donated to the National Tram Museum

    Nottingham Trams Ltd have donated some second generation tramway memorabilia to Crich Tramway Museum.

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Welcome to Crich Standard

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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.

  • 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

Upcoming events

Calendar

You can find a full calendar of events here.

Artstand Exhibition

Artstand Exhibition

Sat Oct 16 11:00:00 2021

Local Artstand Artists from Whatstandwell, Crich, Fritchley and Ambergate will be exhibiting and selling orginal work at Crich Glebe Field Centre on 

Saturday, 16 October from 11.00 am to 5pm

Sunday, 17 October from 10:30 am to  5pm

 

Read more...

Categories

Glebe, Event

Community Art Share

Community Art Share

Sat Oct 16 11:00:00 2021

The Autumn Community Art Sharing organised by Art Share Crich is just around the corner. The event is taking place on the weekend of 16th & 17th October at The Glebe Field Centre.

It promises to be an event for the whole community to enjoy, with art works made by members of the community, displayed alongside professional artwork by local artist collective ArtStand, who are holding an exhibition and art sale at the same time.

The event is free of charge, suitable for the whole family and refreshments will be available.

Saturday, 16 October from 11.00 am to 5pm

Sunday, 17 October from 10:30 am to  5pm

If you would like to share your art at the event please send a photo or description of your work to Clare Limb clarelimb68@gmail.com with a brief explanation of how it made you think or feel when you made it.

All artforms welcome, including craft work. 

Please ensure that your work is suitable for a family audience.

Read more...

Categories

Glebe, Event

Artstand Exhibition

Artstand Exhibition

Sun Oct 17 10:30:00 2021

Local Artstand Artists from Whatstandwell, Crich, Fritchley and Ambergate will be exhibiting and selling orginal work at Crich Glebe Field Centre on 

Saturday, 16 October from 11.00 am to 5pm

Sunday, 17 October from 10:30 am to  5pm

Read more...

Categories

Glebe, Event

Community Art Share

Community Art Share

Sun Oct 17 10:30:00 2021

The Autumn Community Art Sharing organised by Art Share Crich is just around the corner. The event is taking place on the weekend of 16th & 17th October at The Glebe Field Centre.

It promises to be an event for the whole community to enjoy, with art works made by members of the community, displayed alongside professional artwork by local artist collective ArtStand, who are holding an exhibition and art sale at the same time.

The event is free of charge, suitable for the whole family and refreshments will be available.

Saturday, 16 October from 11.00 am to 5pm

Sunday, 17 October from 10:30 am to  5pm

If you would like to share your art at the event please send a photo or description of your work to Clare Limb clarelimb68@gmail.com with a brief explanation of how it made you think or feel when you made it.

All artforms welcome, including craft work. 

Please ensure that your work is suitable for a family audience.

Read more...

Categories

Glebe, Event

Crich Toy Library Stay and Play

Crich Toy Library Stay and Play

Mon Oct 18 09:30:00 2021

Crich Toy Library Stay and Play is a friendly interactive social group specially designed for babies and toddlers and their parents and carers. 

Sessions are held on Mondays from 9.30 am to 11.00 am at Crich Glebe Field Centre. The cost of the session is £4 for one child. Extra £1 for each additional sibling

To book your place please contact their Facebook page or website

Read more...

Categories

Glebe, Social group, Charity

What else is on this site...

  • Directory

    Directory

    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.

  • Magazine features

    Magazines

    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.

  • Latest news

    Newsprint

    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!

  • Local events

    Calendar

    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!

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