Heritage Room Information

                                                  

 

With many local history archives to see and read, you will understand Barlborough from as far back as the Doomsday Book, where it was named 'Barleburg'.


Opening Times - Free Admission 

  
                               
 Monday

Closed

 Tuesday

 10.00am - 12.30pm

 Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

  10.00am - 12.30pm

 Friday

Closed 

 Saturday

 10.00am - 12.30pm 

New items of interest are constantly being sourced and our displays are updated with new information regularly, each month we focus on a certain topic as that months featured item;

 








 


                           
'THOSE WERE THE DAYS'  DVD FOR SALE


'Those were the Days' is a  DVD showing 7 interviews from the older generation about life and  times of living in Barlborough. This DVD is £7.00 and is available at the Heritage Centre.

    BARBERS ROW DVD FOR SALE
                               
TWO EDITIONS £5.00 AND £8.00 (THE LATTER HAS BILLY LODGE SINGING)


EVACUEES VISIT THE HERITAGE CENTRE

Pupils and teachers of Norbriggs School (Mastin Moor) enjoyed a morning of wartime activities.
Arriving by public transport, the teachers arriving in  their 1940's attire and pupils dressed as evacuees they really looked the part for their Wartime  project visit.
The children watched DVD's of 'Sheffield Blitz' and 'Wartime Memories' of Lowestoft Evacuees. Many of them excitedly tried on a gas mask and held a WWI Rifle with the help of Tony Bak to supervise. Viewing photographs and information of local men and women in their military uniforms, lost soldiers of Barlborough Parish, air raid shelters, local bombings, ration books and much more...




   
Norbriggs School evacuees and teachers

Group visits are very welcome at the centre; the centre relies of volunteer support so acknowledgment of any group visit is much appreciated.




Relax as you browse through documents and photographs in our comfortable seating area, with files including Spinkhill, Barbers Row,Low Common, Barlborough Hall and Park Hall there is something to interest everyone.






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