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  • An Exhibition of The Royal Family Tree

    08 September 2021 An Exhibition of The Royal Family Tree

    An exhibition of the Royal Family Tree designed and complied by Grange Genealogy will be held at All Saints Church Hall, South Wingfield

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  • Autumn Community Art Share

    06 September 2021 Autumn Community Art Share

    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.

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  • Meal delivery service draws to a close

    02 September 2021 Meal delivery service draws to a close

    Dawn Harper, who has been providing cooked meals for older and more vulnerable people throughout the Covid pandemic has stopped the service as life returns to 'normal'.

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  • Crich Brass looking for new members!

    31 August 2021 Crich Brass looking for new members!

    Crich Brass are looking to recruit brass players of all ages and abilities. Whether you are an experienced brass player or simply have a desire to learn something new they provide a warm welcome and can even supply you with an instrument and tuition Free of Charge!

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  • Fritchley Congregational Church re-opens

    31 August 2021 Fritchley Congregational Church re-opens

    Fritchley Church is open again! Why not join us? – we meet on the first Sunday of every Month from 2.30pm for about an hour.

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  • Fritchley Community Association AGM & Quiz Night

    31 August 2021 Fritchley Community Association AGM & Quiz Night

    Fritchley Community Association are holding their AGM and a Quiz Night on Friday 17 September. The AGM starts at 7.30 pm, followed by the Quiz at 8.00 pm.

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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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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.

4C Choir

4C Choir

Tue Jan 18 18:45:00 2022

Can you hold a tune?

4C Choir needs You!

Banish the winter blues and join our friendly informal choir.

We meet from 6.45 pm to 8.30 pm on Tuesdays at The Family Tree, Whatstandwell.

All welcome!

Read more...

Categories

Social group, Music

Crich Patient Participation Group Committee Meeting

Crich Patient Participation Group Committee Meeting

Wed Jan 19 19:00:00 2022

Crich Patient Participation Committee meeting will take place on Wednesday, 19th January from 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm on zoom. 

New members welcome. Please email ppgcrich@gmail.com for the zoom log-in.

Read more...

Categories

Social group, Event

Fritchley Quiz for Winter

Fritchley Quiz for Winter

Sat Jan 22 19:00:00 2022

Join Fritchley Community Association for a winter quiz night on Saturday 22 January from 7.00 pm in Fritchley Village Hall.

Tickets are £3 per person and include a ‘wee dram’ and Scottish Shortbread as a nod to Burns Night. Bring your own tipple too plus nibbles and don’t forget your glass.

Tickets are limited so buy your tickets now, please leave payment with your contact number in the post box at the Congregational Church and collect your tickets on the night.

Any questions, contact us on Facebook

Read more...

Categories

Social group, Event, Fritchley Congregational Church

4C Choir

4C Choir

Tue Jan 25 18:45:00 2022

Can you hold a tune?

4C Choir needs You!

Banish the winter blues and join our friendly informal choir.

We meet from 6.45 pm to 8.30 pm on Tuesdays at The Family Tree, Whatstandwell.

All welcome!

Read more...

Categories

Social group, Music

Crich Heritage Partnership Meeting - Erasmus Darwin

Crich Heritage Partnership Meeting - Erasmus Darwin

Thu Jan 27 19:30:00 2022

The next meeting of Crich Heritage is on Thursday, 27 January 2022 from 7.30pm to 9.00 pm at The Glebe Field Centre in Crich.

Dave Cooper will be giving a talk on Erasmus Darwin, the grandfather of Charles Darwin.

New members and guests always welcome.

Read more...

Categories

Glebe, Social group, Talk

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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Get in touch

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