Visit Chesterfield’s Historic Churches and Chapels
19th August 2017 is the 160th anniversary of the consecration of the Anglican burial ground at Spital Cemetery. To mark the anniversary occasion the Friends of Spital Cemetery are holding a Cemetery Open Day with an exhibition at St Leonard’s Mission Room, Valley Road. The event will be opened by Toby Perkins at 11am, followed by a performance by the Qdos Community Choir.
There will be stalls advertising the work of local conservation, garden and history groups (including CADLHS). There are also two cemetery walks. Admission free. At 7pm there will be a talk at the Mission Room by Professor Stevens Curl entitled Transformations: Landscape Garden to Garden Cemetery. Admission £10.
CADLHS 16 May
Stewardess, WWI nurse, survivor of the sinking of both the RMS Titanic and the HMHS Britannic
A talk by Bob Massey
United Reformed Church, Rose Hill
Tuesday 18th April 2017
Admission £2 including refreshments
This summer Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery in partnership with Chesterfield Parish Church will present an exhibition all about the Crooked Spire; the historic building and symbol of Chesterfield.
The Museum and Parish Church would really love to include stories from Chesterfield people in order to add a much more personal dimension to this exhibition.
We want your stories, memories and anecdotes about this beautiful building.
Has it played an important part in your life?
What does it symbolise to you?
Museum Collections Officer
Tel: 01246 345722
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