Play area in Crich Recreation Ground by Paul Yorke

Local organisations

List of local organisations with links either to sub pages or their own websites.

Local community organisations and groups

Click on the images in the boxes below to visit their pages.

  • Active Crich for Everyone

    Group of people doing yoga tree pose

    More ways to have fun and discover the great community activities we have in the village. Find out more about Active Crich for Everyone on their Facebook page

  • Art Share Crich

    Clare Limb with some of the Community Art Sharing displays

    Encouraging the everyday creativity of people who live and/or work in the Crich Area for the purposes of individual and collective wellbeing.

    Find out more

  • Crich Environment Group

    poster with detail of Crich Environment Group

    Finding ways to live more sustainably together to care for the environment and community of the Crich area. 

    Find out more here

  • Crich Heritage

    Market place troughs

    A group formed to conserve and maintain the heritage of Crich Parish. Read more on their website here.

  • Crich Parish Council

    Crich sign post

    Crich Parish Council provides your local services in Crich, Fritchley, Whatstandwell and surrounding areas in Crich Parish. For more information call: 01773 853928

  • Crich Patient Participation Group

    Stethoscope

    PPG is open to all patients of the Crich practices to find out how services to you can be improved. For more information visit their website

  • Crich Village Fête

    Picture of the village fete

    An annual fête of fun in the beautiful village of Crich! Check out their latest plans and photos on their Facebook page.

  • Crich Standard

    Bringing you news and events information from Crich Parish as well as a quarterly magazine full of feature articles. Read about Crich Standard here.

  • Fritchley Community Association

    Windmill above Fritchley

    Providing information and community news about the village of Fritchley. Read more on their Facebook page.

  • Fritchley Village Hall

    Picture of Fritchley Village Hall

    Find out the latest news about saving Fritchley Village Hall on their Facebook page

  • Glebe Field Centre

    Picture of Crich Glebe Field Centre

    Crich Glebe Field Centre provides a fine venue for a wide range of events for the local community, and for public, private and corporate functions. See their website for more information.

  • Crich Well Dressings

    Image of 2018 Well Dressings in Crich Market Place

    Crich Parish Well-Dressing Team co-ordinate and organise well dressings which are displayed around Crich Parish in July each year.

Latest news from local organisations

  • Now it's Popalongs!

    19 January 2022 Now it's Popalongs!

    Find out more about the Popalong and Popalong Babies groups.

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  • Paediatric First Aid Course

    14 January 2022 Paediatric First Aid Course

    Popalong Babies, Crich Medical Practice Patients Participation Group and Derbyshire Toy Libraries have come together to organise a paediatric first aid course for parents and carers.

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  • A Christmas Journey - Follow the Star!

    14 December 2021 A Christmas Journey - Follow the Star!

    Join with the Christmas Story as it unfolds in windows around Crich from 15 December to 29 December.

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  • Children's Christmas Holiday Activities

    08 December 2021 Children's Christmas Holiday Activities

    CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN IN THE CRICH AREA

    We are delighted to say that we have organised more activities for children aged 5 to 13 during theupcoming Christmas Holidays.

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  • Only two days until the Crich Christmas Fair

    25 November 2021 Only two days until the Crich Christmas Fair

    Only two days until the Christmas shopping opportunity at the Crich Glebe Field Centre Christmas Fair.

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Upcoming events involving local organisations

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.

Categories

Glebe, Social group, Talk

The Jazz of Dudley Moore

The Jazz of Dudley Moore

Sat Feb 12 19:30:00 2022

Saturday 12th February 7:30pm at the Glebe Field Centre

Well known as a beloved comic actor perhaps fewer know about Dudley Moore, pianist and composer - appearing in late night sessions at Peter Cook’s Establishment Club in 1960s Soho, on TV appearances, on recordings, and with big bands.

‘I can’t imagine not having music in my life, playing for myself or for other people. If I was asked, ‘Which would you give up?’, I’d have to say acting.’ Dudley Moore

In this vibrant, sophisticated and moving homage, the Chris Ingham Trio honour this prematurely lost and sadly missed jazz hero with delightful music, spiced with gentle anecdote and insight, this is an evening of intimate and heartfelt pleasure.

Some pieces are quintessential expressions of the bright, optimistic, swinging 60s, others are deeply poignant, personal expressions of a darker, more complex world. Sometimes there is a unique and bittersweet mix of the two.

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Categories

Glebe, Live and Local, Music, Crich Live

Crich Heritage Partnership Meeting - Ballooning in Derbyshire

Crich Heritage Partnership Meeting - Ballooning in Derbyshire

Thu Feb 24 19:30:00 2022

Robin Mackey will be giving the next talk on Thursday February 24th from 7.30 pm at the Glebe Field Centre with the subject of Ballooning in Derbyshire

Categories

Glebe, Social group, Talk

Ma Bessies Prohibition Party

Ma Bessies Prohibition Party

Sat Mar 19 19:30:00 2022

Saturday 19th March 7:30pm at the Glebe Field Centre

Take a trip back to Prohibition-era America with Ma Bessie & The Pigfoot Band. This show is an incredible time capsule and brings the very best of 20s/30s blues and jazz to the present day, focusing on the life and musical canon of the late, great Empress of Blues herself, Bessie Smith. All bootleggers, gangsters and molls are most welcome.

Led by Julia Titus and her impressive vocal range, the troupe offer a potted history of sorts, chronicling the life of Bessie Smith.

As the performance is set around the prohibition era and beyond, every player in the group sounds and looks the part and audience members are more than welcome to join in by dressing up.

★★★★★ ‘It’s safe to say that an evening with Ma Bessie & The Pig Foot Band proves that jazz is good for the soul.’ Get Reading

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Categories

Glebe, Live and Local, Music, Crich Live

Bonfire Radicals

Bonfire Radicals

Sat Apr 30 19:30:00 2022

Saturday 30th April 7:30pm at the Glebe Field Centre

‘Quite staggeringly special. On this evidence, Bonfire Radicals are quite a discovery - grab the chance to go see them live.’ Fatea Magazine

Birmingham-based Bonfire Radicals have emerged from the folk/ world scene with a fresh musical approach and a host of engaging traditional and original material.

Probably unlike anything you’ve heard before, they draw on many eclectic influences for their sound - a fusion of medieval melodies, jazz-tinged swing, folk-rock, klezmer and all points in between - and go from pyrotechnic folk-rock to delicate unaccompanied singing.

Plentifully melodic and richly rhythmic, they weave together emotive vocals and free-ranging classical recorder, clarinet and fiddle over a pulsating rhythm mix of guitar, bass and drums.

Known for their highly spirited stage presence, the Bonfire Radicals’ own enthusiasm for their music is undeniable.

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Categories

Glebe, Live and Local, Music, Crich Live