Hope Valley

Events

We have an open meeting every month. The venue alternates between Hathersage and Hope. The Hathersage meetings are at 2pm on the third Thursday of the month in the Memorial Hall and the Hope meetings are at 2pm on the third Tuesday of the month in the Loxley Hall.

Prospective members are welcome at any of the monthly meetings.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Tue Feb 19th 2.00 pm Loxley Hall, Hope. Open Meeting. Our guest speaker is Angela Stafford. The title of her talk will be The Archaeology of Castleton Hospital.
Thu Mar 21st 2.00 pm Memorial Hall, Hathersage. Open Meeting. Our guest speaker is Sally Cave. The title of her talk will be Klondike Gold Rush and my following in the paddle strokes of the stampeders.
Tue Apr 16th 2.00 pm Loxley Hall, Hope. Open Meeting. Our guest speaker is Richard Eastwood. The title of his talk will be The Buildings of the Hope Valley.
Thu May 23rd 2.00 pm Memorial Hall, Hathersage. Open Meeting and AGM. Our speaker is David Bell. The title of his talk will be Eyam & The Plague Doctor.
Tue Jun 18th BBQ at Hope.
Thu Jul 18th 2.00 pm Memorial Hall, Hathersage. Open Meeting. Our guest speaker is Marjorie Boon. The title of her talk will be Life as a Prison Governor.
Tue Sep 17th 2.00 pm Loxley Hall, Hope. Open Meeting. Speaker TBA.
Thu Oct 24th 2.00 pm Memorial Hall, Hathersage. Open Meeting. Speaker TBA.
Tue Nov 19th 2.00 pm Loxley Hall, Hope. Open Meeting. Our guest speaker is John Lower. The title of his talk will be The Chesterfield Canal & Trust.
Art & Artists
Mon Feb 11th The Annunciation: How this subject was depicted in art.
Cycling
Wed Mar 13th Cycle Ride. New Mills/Peak Forest Canal/Macclesfield Canal/Lyme Park/New Mills. Details TBA. Leader: John.
Gardening
Mon Feb 11th 2pm Introduction to Botany. Contact the convenor for details
Mon Mar 11th 2pm Growing from seed. Heritage varieties. Contact the convenor for details
Mon Apr 8th 2pm Visit to a nursery
Mon May 13th 2pm Plant swap and taking cuttings
Mon Jun 3rd 2pm Visit to a members garden
Mon Jul 8th 2pm Private visit to an NGS garden in Bakewell
Natural History & Environment
Thu Feb 7th Next meeting is Thurs 7th Feb when Di Curtis will talk about The Hope Tree project.
Singing for Fun
Thu Jan 24th The next Singing For Fun will be
Thursday 24th January 2.30 to 4 pm at The Anglers Rest in Bamford

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