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BIRDS, THE CONFECTIONERS, COMING TO THE VILLAGE Birds have acquired the premises, formerly Treats in Town Street, Duffield, and are looking to open there in December. Birds executive Mike Holling confirmed the acquisition by Birds and added: “ the earliest I can see the shop opening will be early December, mainly due to planning for the new shop front.” He added: “Birds are very pleased to be opening in the village and I will keep you updated of our progress.” SANTA SPECIAL TRAIN Tickets for our Santa Specials are now on sale. Last year the trains got very full, so we advise to get your booking in for your first choice of date as soon as you can. We have added an extra day this year also. Check out our website for all the details and to book online (www.e-v-r.com). Advance booking is essential and early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. A train journey between Wirksworth and North Pole and return (18 miles) Children get a present from Santa in his grotto on the train Adults get a mince pie and a festive drink, children get juice, served in the Pullman at Wirksworth after the special returns. Tickets are priced at £15.00 for adults and children. Infants 0 - 12 months are £5.00. Duffield Art Gallery Invites you to ‘Memories of Summer’ an exhibition of painting by Wendy Tait Exhibition starts on Saturday 7thNovember to Saturday 21st November Opening Times:Tuesday - Friday 10.00am till 5.00pm Saturday 10.00am till 4.00pm Closed Sunday & Monday except by appointment HAVE YOUR SAY ON ORAL HISTORY OF DUFFIELD Over the next year (starting in November), an Oral history of Duffield will be collected on behalf of the National Trust and Derwent WISE as part of their Duffield Castle project. What will it involve? Duffield residents and ex residents from all walks of life, age groups, genders and backgrounds will be invited to talk and record their experience of living, working or being pupils in Duffield and what they know and feel about the Castle. By collecting people’s stories and memories in this way, we will all become important contributors to the history of our own village and the tapes will be stored in the British Library Sound Archive for posterity. Like to know more?Wondering if your story is interesting? Contact researchers - Di Hancock or Adele Abbott. Di mob. 07511230320  email: di.2013.hancock@gmail.com Adele mob. 07759789946. Email: adele.abbott@btinternet.com In due course, Di will also be publishing a book based on the tape recordings and which will be available locally. View the Duffield Carnival photo gallery Click here >> Ashley Franklin’s Pro carnival photo gallery, 25% of the proceeds from print sales will go to the Duffield Community Association. Click here>>
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