"Celebrating Cromford 2008"
Cromford in Derbyshire village festival on 27, 28 & 29 June

Opening ceremony
Simon Groom and Jennie Binks.
Simon Groom formally opened Celebrating Cromford 2008 in the Community Centre,
and went on to present prizes to the winners of the children's painting competition.

CROMFORD IS READY TO CELEBRATE
Cromford from Crossroads
Photo: Roy Smith
school sign
Photo: Roy Smith
art exhibition
Photo: Roy Smith

pictures
 
The Village show of art and craft in the Community Centre.

Right:  Ruth Mitchell's winning entry in the painting competition (over 12s)

art display Ruth's painting

Stalls on Scarthin
Browsing along the stalls on Scarthin Promenade.

Right: Compare with Ruth's painting above.

Stalls on Scarthin

PREPARING THE WELL DRESSINGS
Children working on the wells
Photo: Roy Smith
clay base of well
Photo: Roy Smith
Pressing flowers in the clay
Photo: Roy Smith


I lift up my eyes
                                               



well dressings

 
Well dressings at Methodist Church, Water Lane.

 
 


Refreshments at the chapel

Refreshments were provided at the Methodist Church.


Cromford school

Cromford School annual summer fair.


Tiger tractor
                                              Photo: Roy Smith

The steam tractor proceeding up Scarthin


Tiger tractor
                                               
Sue and Dave Cope's 1917 Fowler Tiger steam tractor on Scarthin.


Tiger tractor
                                              Photo: Roy Smith

The traction engine on Willersley Castle drive

Tricycle
                                               Photo: Roy Smith

Tricycle outside Beautiful Days.


Cromford DaleDiva
DaleDiva performed on Saturday to an appreciative audience

Gundog demonstration stationary engines
Above: Display of stationary engines

Left:  Gundog training demonstration

Bottles
Photo above: Roy Smith - Earthenware jars and bottles for sale

St Mary's church, Cromford

St Mary's church served cream teas during the weekend.

 
Top right: A collage of pictures makes up this striking cross in the church.                                      
Opposite: Banners on display.                                             

 


St Mary's church interior

St Mary's church banners

 


Band
"Devil's Own" band playing in the marquee on Scarthin.
Service
                                      Photo:  Roy Smith
Combined St Mary's and Methodist service on Scarthin.

cricket
Action at the match between Cromford Cricket Club and Cromford Veterans on the Meadows.

MORRIS MEN AND THEIR HATS
having a go flowered hats

floating hat

green hat

pair of hats

straw hat

rose hat

a new recruit joining in Beautiful Days hats

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