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Crowdfunding – Georgian Events – Shine A Light🤩

The Water Power Project – Cromford Mills is passionate about becoming a more sustainable site and reducing our carbon footprint by putting water power back into the heart of Cromford Mills.  The industrial revolution started here using renewable water power, and we are now returning the site to its original renewable energy source, 250 years ago.  With the installation of a new 5m diameter water wheel and a 17kWh hydro turbine and water source heating system; the new system will use the original water course and generate around 20-25% on-site electricity.

With rising costs, we need to raise an additional ÂŁ60,000 to finish the installation in November 2023. We have set up a crowdfunding page and if you are able to donate, no matter the size, or even just spread the word – this will help us achieve this milestone and bring us closer to the vision we hold dear. Please click the button below to find out more about Cromford Mills’ Crowdfunding campaign.

Dates for your Diaries.

More details:

Special Fundraiser – Limited Tickets Available – Sept 30 From 2pm

Afternoon Tea & Talk with Dr Elizabeth Woledge Director of Royal Crown Derby Museum Trust, at Cromford Mills’ Georgian-inspired Afternoon Tea.

Sept 30- Oct 1 – Don’t miss the Georgian Festival at Cromford Mills which includes:

Special Exhibition: Our Landscape as the Georgians Saw It – A chance to discover how the Georgians painted and sketched the local area from Cromford to Matlock Bath.

Lace Makers: Live demonstrations in the Mill Yard
Georgian Activities for families – Landscapes and Georgian Life
Come meet the Georgian Re-enactors and learn about life as a Georgian
And more…

Join us for a brand-new, breathtaking, night-time spectacular of light and sound! Book your tickets today.

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