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HERITAGE PROJECT HOST EXHIBITION AT THE 3aaa COUNTY GROUND

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Wednesday 24 September, 2014
Cricket Derbyshire Foundation Proud to be Derbyshire Heritage Project hosted an exhibition at The 3aaa County Ground on Tuesday 23 September, Day One versus Leicestershire. 

A selection of Derbyshire County Cricket Club heritage items including scorebooks, AGM minutes and photographs, dating back to the start of the 20th century, were on show for Members and supporters to view. 

The exhibition will took place in the Viewing Area, on the first floor of the Gateway Centre, during the lunch interval, from 12.30pm. 

The Proud to be Derbyshire Heritage Project, funded thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund,will form a Cricket Derbyshire photographic archive and bring together images spanning over 140 years. As well as a permanent archive at The 3aaa County Ground, the project, due to be complete in December 2015, will also produce an extensive online resource. 

As part of the next phase of the landmark project, Cricket Derbyshire is asking members of the public to come forward and share images of the County Club as the process of building a pictorial archive begins.  

Cricket Derbyshire Director of Partnerships, Ryan Duckett said: “We want Members, supporters and the local community to play their part in this landmark heritage project. 

“The exhibition is just the starting point of what will be an expanding archive here at The 3aaa County Ground."

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FOUNDATION IN SEARCH OF PHOTO COLLECTIONS FOR HERITAGE ARCHIVE


Tuesday 12 August, 2014
The Cricket Derbyshire Foundation 
(Registered Charity No. 1155801) is scouring the county in search of photographic collections to add to the recently-launched Proud to be Derbyshire Heritage Project archive.

As part of the next phase of the landmark project, Cricket Derbyshire is asking members of the public to come forward and share images of the County Club as the process of building a pictorial archive begins.  

The project, which is due to be complete in December 2015, will create a photographic archive celebrating the heritage of Derbyshire County Cricket Club and will bring together over 1,500 images. 

The Foundation is now appealing to members of the public to come forward with any photographic collections that will contribute to the archive. Furthermore, the Foundation will be holding Collection Days at cricket clubs across the county; full dates to be announced soon.

Cricket Derbyshire Director of Partnerships, Ryan Duckett said: “We want Members, supporters and members of the local community to play their part in this landmark heritage project. All images that represent cricket in the county of Derbyshire will be greatly appreciated and will be considered for both the physical and online archive, with the latter accessible to all."

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CRICKET DERBYSHIRE FOUNDATION SEEKING VOLUNTEERS


Wednesday 25 June, 2014
The Cricket Derbyshire Foundation (Registered Charity No. 1155801) are looking to recruit volunteers to deliver its ‘Proud to be Derbyshire’ heritage project, delivered in partnership with the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The volunteers, reporting to the Heritage Project Manager, will help create a pictorial history celebrating the heritage of Derbyshire County Cricket Club and bring together over 1,500 images spanning over 140 years. As well as a permanent archive at The 3aaa County Ground, the project will also produce an extensive online resource to be accessible to all.

The heritage project will recruit help from members, volunteers, community clubs, schools and other stakeholders. It is due to be completed by December 2015.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer and learning new skills, please express your interest to The Heritage Project, Cricket Derbyshire Foundation, The 3aaa County Ground, Grandstand Road, Derby DE21 6AF or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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DERBYSHIRE'S BIGGEST EVER CRICKET HERITAGE PROJECT LAUNCHED

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Wednesday 18th June, 2014
The Cricket Derbyshire Foundation (Registered Charity No. 1155801) has received £60,600 of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to launch the Proud to be Derbyshire Project, designed to safeguard and promote the heritage of cricket across the county.  

The project will form a Cricket Derbyshire photographic archive and bring together images spanning over 140 years.

As well as a permanent archive at The 3aaa County Ground, the project will also produce an extensive online resource to be accessible to all. The heritage project will recruit help from members, volunteers, community clubs, schools and other stakeholders. It is due to be completed by December 2015. 

Commenting on the Award, Cricket Derbyshire Director of Partnerships, Ryan Duckett said: “We are delighted to have received this award from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

“The project will inspire, safeguard and promote the heritage of Derbyshire County Cricket Club and its intrinsic links with people across the county."

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For more information, please contact Heritage Project Manager Chris Airey on 01332 388 106 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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