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Top UK Folk Singer Bob Fox here 20th May 2017
Top UK Folk singer Bob Fox is appearing on Saturday 20th May in an informal concert hosted by local band Scuppered.

The concert will commence at 8pm with doors open from 7.15. Admission 10 on the door, bring your own drinks.



Bob is widely recognised as amongst the very best on the UK Folk scene. Over recent years he has been appearing in the Internationally acclaimed Stage Play, Warhorse. His role as Songman has earned many plaudits from outside the Folk World.


Advance bookings and other enquiries can be made by email to :- Peter Gray


Dronfield Annual Lecture 2017
On Friday 3rd March 2017 at a well-attended Dronfield Annual Lecture, Elizabeth Fothergill CBE DL gave an insight into her year as a 21st century High Sheriff, the highest secular office under the Crown. She is only the 7th woman to hold this ancient office out of 1000.



The Peel Centre now has free Wi-Fi available for customers
The Management Committee has taken the decision to install a free Wi-Fi system for the use of customers, throughout the building. This was not straight forward as the thick stone walls and multiple electricity mains cicuits gave some transmission challenges. These have now been successfully overcome and there is now a strong signal in all areas. Instructions for connecting are on the notice boards in each room.


Hot Desk now available
With the installation of Wi-Fi, we are now able to offer a private office for hire with a desk, chairs and computer access to anyone wanting to work quietly away from their office or home.


Barn Project Report.
The Barn Project is developing its own website and a great deal of information is available on Tbe Barn Web Site



We are pleased to be supporting The Dronfield Heritage Project. This is creating a home for the town archives and raising awareness of the rich social history and built heritage of the town through a major research and education programme centred on the re-build of Dronfield Hall Barn. Volunteers are required with skills in heritage research, heritage building renovation, guiding, lecturing, landscaping and general maintenance. Please call in at the project office upstairs in The Peel Centre on Thursdays between 11am and 1pm to learn more about this exciting project and offer your services. Alternatively email dronfieldheritage@btinternet.com


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