A Sad Christmas in Sudbury

This newspaper clipping from the 4th January 1893 shows how Christmas' of the past could be sad occasions due to circulating sicknesses and ill health. 4 parishioners passed over a five day period, Christmas 1892,...

From Sudbury to Windsor – The Lawley Family

The Sudbury Local History Group have been busy uncovering fascinating stories of former parish residents, and have recently come across the Lawley family, whose history spans from Sudbury to London. Samuel Lawley (1761-1832), was the...

Heritage Open Days 2021

We took part in the national event Heritage Open Days on the 11th September, by delivering our buildings and village tours....

Sudbury Primary School is Fired Up!

As part of our ongoing project activity programme, we have teamed up with Fired Up! Theatre to work with local community groups. The company are developing scripts from research generated by our local history research...

Wild Sudbury

On the 29th May, we hosted WILD SUDBURY, as event to encourage to local community to come and visit the site and be part of creating future habitats to be based around the building once...

Supporting Local History Month

In Support of Local History Month through May, we ran our buildings and village tours, as well as a cake and plant sale fundraiser....

Mapping the Gasworks

We have been joined by Nottingham Trent University and a new team of volunteers to start mapping the Gasworks. This involves taking many, many images of the building, and using some clever 3D mapping software...

Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust Tour The Village

As part of the programme of events for Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust, Sudbury Gasworks Restoration Trust hosted tours of the building and village....

Sudbury Primary Forest School at the Gasworks

Students from Sudbury Primary School spent the afternoon with us at the Gasworks, planting trees around the site as part of their Forest School activities....

Sudbury Primary School Digital Documentary

Learn more about Sudbury Gasworks by watching this film produced and edited by students from Sudbury Primary School. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oqjg7vBPXvQ...