The Group was formed in 1984 in Chester Green,a Conservation Area of Derby,UK. It is an area with a rich heritage from Roman, through the Victorian Industrial Age, to recent times. Currently the Group has around 50 members. Its objectives are to encourage community spirit in the area by:
- Promoting interest in local history
- Arranging a programme of talks and visits covering both local and general history; social events are also arranged.
- Gathering and storing information on the local history of the area.
- Endeavouring to preserve and conserve the heritage of the area
To find out more about the Group's current programme and where to find our talk venue please click on the pages indicated at the left hand side of this page.
During 2001 the Group planned and created The Little Chester Heritage Centre in the local parish church - St Paul's, Mansfield Road, Chester Green, Derby, DE1 3QZ. Exhibits illustrate many aspects of the long history of the area.
The Centre is open on Sunday afternoons from April until the end of October from 2pm to 4pm. Admission is free with donations gratefully accepted to help cover running costs. Click on page on left hand side for site map.