"Celebrating Cromford 2005"
Celebrating Cromford took place over the weekend of 17, 18 and 19 June, 2005.

Opening ceremony

The opening ceremony at the Community Centre on Friday evening attracted a large crowd.
MP presents trophy to winning pool team well dressing
The Opening Ceremony - Patrick McLoughlin MP presents the trophy to the winning team in the Big Break Pool Tournament.

      Well dressing at the Methodist Church.
      The well depicts the water wheel and
      Cromford Pond opposite the church in
      Water Lane.

stalls on Scarthin


Stalls on Scarthin

    Sue is ready for the fray.

displays in Methodist church

Roy Hooton

One of the display stands at the Methodist Church. The exhibition of maps, photographs and memorabilia proved to be very popular.

  Roy Hooton demonstrates the traditional Chinese   exercise Weihai Lishi Quan Fa at Willersley.

morris dancing on Scarthin

release of doves in Memorial Gardens

Morris dancers on Scarthin Promenade outside the marquee.

Local artist Joan Ainley, (left), releasing doves at the Memorial Gardens as a symbol of hope for the future following sixty years of peace in Europe.

Richard and Barbara


Left: Committee members Richard and Barbara relax at the end of a busy day. The weather was hot and sunny and the first Celebrating Cromford was voted a resounding success.



Nothing could have been achieved without the hard work of Committee members and volunteers.
Below: putting up the marquee on Scarthin Promenade.

So far so good 
That's the top 
Putting it together