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WEA Alfreton branch is offering an evening course  “The Industrial Revolution in Derbyshire “ – David Amos is the course tutor

The course runs on Thursday evening 7pm – 9pm from 17th Sept to 22nd Oct (6 sessions) and then again from 26th Nov to 17th Dec at the Alfreton Adult Community Centre, Church Street, Alfreton, DE55 7BD.

Please note the break in the course sessions.

Field visits to local sites of interest, usually at the weekend, can be included as an addition to the classroom sessions.  These will be discussed at the first session.

Provisional course sessions

  1. Introduction to the study of the Industrial Revolution.
  1. Industries Part 1 – Framework Knitting
  1. Industries Part 2 – Cotton Spinning / The Derwent Valley
  1. Industries Part 3 – The Iron Industry in Derbyshire.
  1. Industries Part 4 – The Coal Industry in Derbyshire
  1. Transport Part 1 – Development of Road Transport in Derbyshire
  1. Transport Part 2 – Water transport & development of canals in Derbyshire
  1. Transport Part 3 – Early Railways (Ganglines, Plateways & Tramways)
  1. Transport Part 4 – Development of Conventional Railways in Derbyshire
  1. Evaluation of the course

Course ref number is : C2334902

For more information telephone: 01332 291805 or enrol on-line here

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